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Public lectures

Photograph of Professor John Aggleton at a public lecture
Professor John Aggleton introduces a public lecture by Professor Eleanor Maguire.

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:

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'.

For details on upcoming public lectures, check our event pages.

The Hodge Centre

We also host public lectures in association with The Hodge Centre. The next Hodge Centre public lecture will take place on 21 November 2019, delivered by Professor Neil Harrison. Registration details coming soon.