Each year we run a series of public lectures to inform and encourage debate around topical issues in neuroscience.
All lectures are free and open to all, with refreshments and spaces allocated on a first-come first-served basis.
Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation Distinguished Lecture in Neuroscience
The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation Distinguished Lecture in Neuroscience was established in honour of Professor Sir Keith Peters. It is held annually and open to anybody with an interest in neuroscience to attend.
Recent speakers have included:
- (2019) Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes, Imperial College London
- (2018) Dr Staci Bilbo, Harvard University
- (2017) Dr Michael Merzenich, Professor Emeritus Neuroscientist at University of California
- (2016) Professor Jack Price, Kings College London
- (2015) Professor Eleanor Maguire, University College London
- (2014) Professor David Nutt, Imperial College London
The Waterloo Foundation
We host public lectures in association with The Waterloo Foundation. The last Waterloo Foundation Public Lecture was held on 23 May 2019, 17:00-19:00. Professor Mary Carskadon delivered a lecture titled, 'How changes in sleep biology create a perfect storm affecting adolescent well-being'.
The Hodge Centre
We also host public lectures in association with The Hodge Centre. The next Hodge Centre lecture will take place November 2020. The last Hodge Centre Public Lecture was held on 21 November 2019. Professor Neil Harrison delivered a lecture titled, 'Inflammation and Depression: Too much of a good thing?'.
For details on upcoming public lectures, check our event pages.