lectures

Nicholas Humphrey- The invention of consciousness

Annual LERN Medawar Memorial Lecture We are pleased to announce that speaker for the next Annual Medawar Lecture is Nicholas Humphrey, Emeritus Professor of Psychology at LSE and Visiting Professor of Philosophy, at the New College of the Humanities. Nicholas Humphrey is author of many academic papers and popular science books on the evolution of …

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Nicky Clayton & Clive Wilkins- the evolution of the living time machine

Annual LERN Medawar Memorial Lecture When:  Wednesday, 11th of March, at 5:30 pm Where: Jevons LT, Drayton House, 30 Gordon Street, WC1H 0AX, UCL This year’s Medawar lecture is coming up! The speakers for this year’s lecture will be Nicola Clayton, Professor of Comparative Cognition in the Department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge, and Clive Wilkins, Artist in Residence …

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Robert Asher- fossil rocks, genes & journalists: how the public (mis)perceives evolutionary biology

Annual LERN/CEE Medawar Memorial Lecture “Fossil rocks, genes, & journalists: how the public (mis)perceives evolutionary biology” Dr Robert Asher(University of Cambridge) Date: 21st November 2012, 5.45pm Venue: Anatomy JZ Young Lecture Theatre, UCL (Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT) A palaeontologist specializing in mammals, Robert J. Asher is a former Curator of Mammals at the Berlin Natural History Museum and Frick Postdoctoral Fellow …

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Richard Fortey – Bringing fossils back to life: how trilobites lived

Annual LERN/CEE Medawar Lecture ‘Bringing fossils back to life: How trilobites lived‘ By Richard Fortey FRS (Natural History Museum) Abstract: Trilobites were a very diverse group of marine arthropods that are now extinct, and without close living relatives. How can we deduce something about the ways in which these organisms might have lived? Plausible answers can …

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