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Lockdown Lectures from The University of Manchester

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The University of Manchester Lockdown Lectures 18 May - 17 June 2020

Looking to learn a little more during the lockdown? Over the next few weeks we will be introducing you to some of The University of Manchester’s amazing researchers.

From physicist Brian Cox to historian David Olusoga, the University of Manchester’s celebrated experts will be going online to tell you about what inspired them to help change the world.

The interviews are conducted by Megan Ritchie, a third-year Politics and International Relations student at Manchester.

To watch the Lockdown Lectures live or to catch up on any you have missed visit the University of Manchester’s Lockdown Lectures webpage.

Schedule of lectures

All lectures take place at 12 noon BST

Monday, 18 May

Brian Cox, Professor of Particle Physics in the School of Physics and Astronomy, broadcaster, and author

Wednesday, 20 May

Nancy Rothwell, Professor of Physiology and President and Vice-Chancellor of the University

Friday, 22 May

Cary Cooper, 50th Anniversary Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health at Alliance Manchester Business School

Wednesday, 27 May

Kostya Novoselov, winner of the Nobel Prize for his work isolating the properties of graphene with Andre Geim at Manchester in 2004

Monday, 1 June

Danielle George, Professor of Radio Frequency Engineering and Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Science and Engineering

Wednesday, 3 June

Gary Younge, Professor of Sociology in the School of Social Sciences and award-winning journalist

Monday, 8 June

Perdita Barran, Chair of Mass Spectrometry in the School of Chemistry and Director of the Michael Barber Centre for Collaborative Mass Spectrometry

Wednesday, 10 June

David Olusoga, Professor of Public History, broadcaster and author

Monday, 15 June

Dan Davis, Professor of Immunology, Director of Research in the Manchester Collaborative Centre for Inflammation Research, and author

Wednesday, 17 June

Michael Wood, Professor of Public History, broadcaster and author


Event Age Groups IconY12, Y13

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To watch the Lockdown Lectures visit the University of Manchester's Lockdown Lectures webpage www.manchester.ac.uk/lockdownlectures