Lectures Organised

8

Date: 14/03/2020

Venue: KPMG LLP, 1 Sovereign Square, Leeds, LS1 4DA

Joint ASB, RAS, RSB, RSC and NoR CEL - Frontiers of Sciences IV

: (1) Mike Garrett, University of Manchester—Establishing a SETI capability in the UK; (2) Terry Kee, University of Leeds—What Isn’t Life?; (3) Elias Chatzitheodoridis, National Technical University of Athens—Detecting the signatures of life: state-of-the-art instruments and methods; and (4) Kevin Devine, London Metropolitan University—An Astronaut in Structure Space: Probing the structure, function and evolution of nucleic acids using synthetic organic chemistry.

7

Date: 16/03/2019

Venue: KPMG LLP, 1 Sovereign Square, Leeds, LS1 4DA

Joint ASB, RAS, RSB and RSC - Frontiers of Sciences IV: Oral presentation by: (1) Prof Christine H Foyer, University of Leeds, UK: Antioxidants and Redox Sensing Mechanisms; (2) Dr Klara A Capova, Durham University, UK: “What is life? Where do we come from?” The increasing role of astrobiology in the shaping of the European popular worldview; and (3) Frances Westall, CNRS-Centre de Biophysique Moléculaire, France: Volcanic rocks, hydrothermal vents and the origin of life.

6

Date: 10/12/2018

Venue: KPMG LLP, 1 Sovereign Square, Leeds, LS1 4DA

Joint ASB, RAS, RSB and RSC - Frontiers of Sciences II: Oral presentation by: (1) Dr Dominic Papineau (UCL): Biosignatures in the Eoarchean rock record; (2) Dr Frances Westall (CNRS Orleans Campus, France): Space, the search for extra-terrestrial life and society; (3) Prof: Peter Strazewski (Montpellier University): Chemist's Challenges of the Future: How to Animate Dead Matter? (4) Dr Sergio Ioppolo (QMUL): Star formation process, putting emphasis on the several physical and chemical steps

5

Date: 18/03/2017

Venue: University of Leeds

Joint IoP, RSB and RSC - Frontiers of Sciences I: Oral presentations by (1) Prof Mark Burchell (Univeristy of Kent) on 'panspermia or related hypotheses; (2) Dr Nick Lane ( University College London) on 'the energentic of the origin of life pertaining to the alkaline hydrothermal vent hypothesis and; (3) Prof Elias Chatzitheodoridis (National Technical University of Athens) on 'meteorites, as impacted on the origin of life on Earth. 

4

Date: 23/11/2016

Venue: University of Leeds

Joint RSC/IoP lecture: Real time time measurements of conformational change in proteins by Professor Peter Weightman of University of Liverpool

3

Date: 12/11/2016

Venue: University of York

RSB AGM Lecture - Speaker topic: Feeding Aquaculture using Algae biomass grown in wastewater by Professor Rod Scott of University of Bath

2

Date: 23/04/2016

Venue: University of Leeds

Joint IoP, RSB and ASC - Astroscience lectures - Oral presentations by (1) Prof Dave Waltham (Royal Holloway) on Why is our Sun so big? (2) by Dr Mukesh Bhatt (Birkbeck College) on Astrobiology and the legal definition of life and (3) by Prof Martin Martin McCoustra (Heriot Watt University), Chemically controlled Cosmos.

 

1

Date: 02/11/2015

Venue: University of Leeds

Joint IoP and RSC - Astrochemistry lecture - an oral presentation by Dr Sergio Ioppolo of the Open University