The University’s Great Lives series continues this week with lectures by Tom Heap and Sir Mark Walport.
The series, featuring high profile speakers, aims to give an insight into the achievements of leading influential figures and recognisable faces from backgrounds such as the arts, business and economics, politics, health and science as well as bringing more local leading Lecturers and Visiting Professors to the fore.
Staff and students are encouraged to attend.
Booking is advised, but there may also be tickets available on the door. Please follow the links below for more information.
Tuesday 17th October, 5.30pm for a 6.00pm Lecture
Jackson Lecture Theatre, Minerva Building
TV presenter Tom Heap is a freelance broadcaster and journalist with a passionate concern for rural affairs, science and the environment. Tom presents the investigations on Countryfile – Britain’s most popular factual TV programme.
Sir Mark Walport
Thursday 19th October, 11.00am for a 11.30pm Lecture
Isaac Newton Lecture Theatre, Isaac Newton Building
Recently appointed Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation, Sir Mark Walport has long been a champion for science, engineering and technology within his career including his role as Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Head of the Government Office for Science and Co-Chair of the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology.
All future Great Lives events can be found listed on the University website:http://lincoln.ac.uk/home/campuslife/whatson/eventsconferences/