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Durham University

Department of Physics

The Sir Gareth Roberts Lectures

Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions the 2020 lecture has now been cancelled

Date Name of Lecturer Institution at time of Lecture Title of Lecture
13/03/2019 Sir Nigel Shadbolt FRS FREng University of Oxford

Engineering Intelligence


Dame Julia Higgins FRS Imperial College London

Seeing is Believing: Understanding the behaviour of polymetric materials with neutron scattering

01/03/2017 Professor Stephen Furber CBE FRS University of Manchester

Building Brains

09/03/2016 Professor Sir Michael Berry FRS University of Bristol

How quantum physics democratized music: a meditation on physics and technology

11/03/2015 Professor Stuart Parkin FRS Martin Luther University The Spin of Electonics
07/05/2014 Professor David Leigh FRS School of Chemistry Manchester University Tooling up for Nanoworld: The Magic of Molecular Machines
13/03/2013 Professor Sir Richard Friend FRS, FREng University of Cambridge Organic Electronics

The Major Lecture Series

The Sir Gareth Roberts Lecture Series