Lecture

Watch the Video: 2022 Alan T. Waterman Award Distinguished Lecture

The 2022 Alan T. Waterman Award, the nation’s highest honor for early career scientists and engineers bestowed by the U.S. National Science Foundation., was awarded to Daniel Larremore of the University of Colorado. Larremore is is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and the BioFrontiers Institute.

2 months ago
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Louise Richardson

Louise Richardson: Educational Divide Fuels Corrosive Populism

Speaking before a sell-out audience of policymakers, journalists and academics in Whitehall, Louise Richardson FAcSS, vice chancellor of the University of Oxford, said we must bridge the educational divide to prevent populism for threatening democracy

5 years ago
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Tracey Browne

Facing Ugly Truths: A Sense About Science Lecture

Sense About Science’s Tracey Browne last week delivered ‘The Ugly Truth’ – an examination of “the need to encourage accountability and support scrutiny over research” to an audience of academics, researchers, policymakers and learned societies.

7 years ago
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Full university forum hall

Will Technology Kill the University Lecture?

In the case of higher education the discussion of technology’s influence is often superficial, repetitious and disappointing, argues Tom Cochrane of Queensland University of Technology. It’s too often context free, and about being a university student and/or academic.

9 years ago
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