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Distinguished Lecture Series

The University has inaugurated a lecture series in which distinguished speakers address an audience of students, staff and members of the public on their particular areas of expertise.

Distinguished Lecture Series - Sir Michael Barber

12:57 Thu 22 May 2014

Sir Michael Barber presents his talk, "Getting every child into school and learning; why wait?"

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DLS - Professor Sir Malcolm Grant

16:38 Thu 13 Mar 2014

Professor Sir Malcolm Grant Developing the potential of the NHS as a global leader in research and innovation Professor Sir Malcolm Grant is Chair of NHS England, providing strategic leadership and ensuring proper governance for the board.

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DLS - The Idea of the Library in a Connected Age - Roly Keating

12:10 Wed 19 Feb 2014

Roly Keating, Chief Executive British Library visits the University of Warwick to discuss 'The Idea of the Library in a Connected Age'

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Nick Pearce Distinguished Lecture Series

11:58 Wed 19 Feb 2014

Politics as vocation in a post democratic age? Nick Pearce is Director of IPPR. He rejoined the institute in September 2010 after two years as Head of the Policy Unit at No 10.

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Mona Siddiqui Distinguished Lecture Series

11:52 Wed 19 Feb 2014

Faith in public life - hope or hindrance? Mona Siddiqui joined the University of Edinburgh’s Divinity school in December 2011 as the first Muslim chair in Islamic and Interreligious Studies.

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Let There Be Light: Finding the Earliest Galaxies - Prof Richard Ellis

10:30 Thu 13 Jun 2013

Richard Ellis is the Steele Professor of Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena.

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DLS, Dr Oliver Sacks- Narrative and Medicine: The Importance of the Case History

11:09 Wed 20 Mar 2013

As part of the Distinguished Lecture Series, Dr Oliver Sacks, Professor of Neurology at NYU School of Medicine and Visiting Professor at Warwick, to discuss 'Narrative and medicine: The importance of the case history'.

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Health & Medicine, Literature, Neuroscience

Professor David Harvey - The Contradictions of Capital

13:48 Tue 26 Feb 2013

David Harvey is the Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is a leading political economist and social theorist of international standing.

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Distinguished Lecture Series - Mind the Gap: Politics, Economics and Technological Change

15:47 Wed 19 Dec 2012

Professor Ian Goldin, Director of the Oxford Martin School, delivers a lecture entitled 'Mind the Gap: Politics, Economics and Technological Change'. He was Vice President of the World Bank and prior to that the Bank's Director of Development Policy.

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Distinguished Lecture Series - Dr Steve Koonin

14:18 Tue 27 Nov 2012

Dr Steve Koonin, Founding director of CUSP presents his talk 'The Promise of Urban Science' as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series.

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Distinguished Lecture Series - Prof Sir Ghillean Prance

14:18 Tue 27 Nov 2012

Professor Sir Ghillean Prance presents "Towards Global Sustainability: a Faith perspective" as a part of the Distinguished Lecture Series.

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Lessons from global health- Dr Tachi Yamada

10:38 Wed 26 Sep 2012

Dr. Tadataka (Tachi) Yamada is MD, Chief Medical & Scientific Officer, Executive Vice President & Board Member - Takeda Pharmaceuticals . He has responsibility for all of Takeda's research and development activities.

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'The Dream of the Celt ' Mario Vargas Llosa

13:37 Wed 11 Jul 2012

Mario Vargas Llosa in conversation with Alonso Cueto, Efrain Kristal, UCLA and Maria Luddy, University of Warwick, chaired by John King, University of Warwick, as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series.

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Great Ideas of Biology - Sir Paul Nurse

13:37 Wed 11 Jul 2012

Paul Nurse is a geneticist and cell biologist who has worked on how the eukaryotic cell cycle is controlled and how cell shape and cell dimensions are determined.

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The Tales Things Tell - Professor Marina Warner

14:27 Tue 01 May 2012

Marina Warner is a writer of fiction, criticism and history; her works include novels and short stories as well as studies of art, myths, symbols, and fairytales. She visited Warwick as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series in March 2012.

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Peter Forbes - Science Morphing into Art

10:59 Wed 14 Dec 2011

Peter Forbes, Winner of the Warwick Prize for Writing 2011, presents his talk 'Science Morphing into Art: Pattern as a natural meeting place'. This is part of the Distinguished Lecture Series.

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Mathematics, Science

The Billion Dollar Crises: Making Aid Global in an Evolving World

10:57 Wed 14 Dec 2011

Distinguished Warwick alumna, Baroness Amos, delivers her talk 'The Billion Dollar Crises: Making Aid Global in an Evolving World' at the inaugural VandeLinde Lecture in New York.

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Society

Objects of Concern - Some of the Things that Preoccupied Shakespeare's Public

10:20 Wed 14 Dec 2011

As part of the Distinguished Lecture Series, Mr Neil MacGregor, Hon DLitt and Director of the British Museum delivers his talk 'Objects of Concern - Some of the Things that Preoccupied Shakespeare's Public' at Palazzo Pesaro Papafava in Venice.

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Literature