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Nobel Prize Winner opens Warwick Medical School building

Nobel Prize winner Dr Randy Schekman has given the keynote speech at the opening of the latest addition to Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick.

Europe’s ‘Other’ Faith: Islam in German History and its Implications for Britain today

Free public lecture by leading academics in Coventry Cathedral will shine a light on the distorted representations of faith communities that occur during times of heightened political tension.

TEDx Warwick 2013 - Building Bridges

TEDx Warwick, the annual ‘ideas conference’ organised by University of Warwick students will take place on March 9 2013 at Warwick Arts Centre. This year’s TEDx Warwick theme is “Building Bridges” and will feature a range of leading visionaries and performers discussing topics from nanotechnology to vertical farming.

Mon 18 Feb 2013, 12:11 | Tags: TEDx, Lecture

VandeLinde Inaugural Lecture in New York

Distinguished Warwick alumna, Baroness Amos, will deliver the inaugural VandeLinde Lecture in New York on 3rd November. Baroness Amos is the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, and will deliver the lecture at BBC Worldwide, New York. The new lecture series has been established to honour Professor David VandeLinde, who served with distinction as the fourth Vice Chancellor of the University of Warwick.

WBS Inaugural Lecture Series

In the last four months, Warwick Business School (WBS) has appointed 13 new professors across a broad range of subject areas and expertise. Dean of WBS, Professor Mark Taylor, has established an Inaugural Lecture Series, to be delivered by these new professors on a topic related to their research.

Tue 01 Mar 2011, 16:58 | Tags: Alumni, Lecture, Business Members, Business, Academic Staff

The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic

Author of the New York Times best-seller Predictably Irrational, and named by Fortune Magazine as one of the ten new gurus you should know about, Dan Ariely will discuss his inclination towards the study of human behaviour as well as the recent publication of his latest book, The Upside of Irrationality.

Public Lecture: Living with risk and uncertainty — we're all going to die (sometime)

This lecture, hosted by the Department of Statistics, will be given by David J Spiegelhalter OBE, FRS (Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk, University of Cambridge) on 22nd November at 6:30pm.
Tue 19 Oct 2010, 10:27 | Tags: Statistics, Lecture

Public Lecture: Communicating through the power of thought

"Communicating through the power of thought: conversing through electromagnetic brain activity." This free public lecture, organised by the School of Engineering, will be given by Professor Christopher James, Director of the Institute of Digital Healthcare.
Wed 13 Oct 2010, 17:16 | Tags: Lecture, Engineering, Medicine and Health, Academic Staff

Walter Rodney Memorial Lecture 2010

This year's Walter Rodney Memorial Lecture, organised by the Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies, will be given by the Most Hon. P.J. Patterson, former Prime Minister of Jamaica, on Wednesday 27 October 2010 at 6pm in R0.03, Ramphal Building.
Wed 13 Oct 2010, 16:36 | Tags: Lecture, Celebrities and Personalities

Public Lecture with Richard Dowden: What Africa Gives the World

Richard Dowden, Director of the Royal African Society, will deliver a public lecture on Thursday 8 July entitled 'What Africa Gives the World' as part of the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) summer school programme on Theory for a Global Age: The Place of Africa?
Wed 02 Jun 2010, 10:21 | Tags: Lecture, Culture, International, Celebrities and Personalities

Leading Scientists to Visit Warwick: The Foundations of Human Preferences

One of the world's leading behavioural scientists and economists, Professor Ernst Fehr, and the distinguished researcher Dr. Helga Fehr-Duda from ETH Zurich, will be visiting the University on Thursday 29th April.
Fri 23 Apr 2010, 15:23 | Tags: Sciences, Lecture, Economics

Brainwaves for Marketers

Imagine being able to eliminate much of the risk in new product development and to accurately predict and steer success in your branding, advertising and packaging. A series of three podcasts from the Applied Neuroimaging group at the Digital Lab, exploring how neuroscience is revolutionizing the way we market.
Tue 16 Mar 2010, 12:05 | Tags: Lecture, Research, Business, Engineering

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