James Nicholls – The secret life of electrons in lower dimensions

Event Date: 5 February 2019 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr James Nicholls (RHUL) – The secret life of electrons in lower dimensions When J Thomson discovered the electron in 1897, little could he imagine how it would transform our entire civilisation! Today, …

Rachel Seiffert – Lest we forget

Event Date: 29 January 2019 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Royal Holloway Holocaust Research Institute presents: 2019 David Cesarani Holocaust Memorial Lecture Rachel Seiffert – Lest we forget Remembering is essential, to nations and individuals alike; memorials and commemorations, in all their various forms, have a significant role to play in this process. …

Moreton Moore – Beauty in Science

Event Date: 13 December 2018 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents:   Professor Moreton Moore (RHUL) – Beauty in Science This year’s Physics Christmas lecture will be delivered by Professor Moreton Moore, a former Mayor of Runnymede and the author of the book: Diamonds: …

Kate Cooper – History and fiction in the age of “fake news”

Event Date: 23 October 2018 Boilerhouse Theatre Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History presents: Professor Kate Cooper (RHUL) – History and fiction in the age of “fake news” Some have argued that in the age of ‘fake news’ we are losing the ability to distinguish between fact and fiction, …

Joe Walding – Diary of a WIMPy Kid: Using Light to Search the Dark

Event Date: 9 October 2018 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr. Joe Walding (RHUL) – Diary of a WIMPy Kid: Using Light to Search the Dark A global hunt for the universe’s missing matter is underway, and this autumn everyone is invited to …

The Church & Societal Challenges in Contemporary Britain

Event Date: 29 June 2018 Royal Holloway Central London 11 Bedford Sq London WC1E 6DP   Royal Holloway University of London  presents The Church & Societal Challenges in Contemporary Britain Chaired by Giles Fraser Are you interested in religious education in schools? Moral prejudice against atheists? Violence against clergy? The effect of administration on clergy’s ability to attend to their …

Andrew Casey – Pushing the frontiers of Physics

Event Date: 22 June 2018 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Pushing the frontiers of Physics Back by popular demand, and talking about a topic our audience picked, Dr. Andrew Casey is going to give a spectacular season’s finale to our Evening Lectures programme! …

Laura Greene – The Dark Energy of Quantum Materials

Event Date: 14 June 2018 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Professor Laura Greene (Florida State) – The Dark Energy of Quantum Materials Superconductors are fascinating quantum materials with applications that include the lossless transmission of electrical power, levitating trains, making huge magnetic fields, …

Grey/Polychrome: Cy Twombly, Modernity, Classicism, and the History of Art

Event Date: 23 May 2018 Arts Lecture Theatre 3 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Humanities and Arts Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents:                                                          Grey/Polychrome: Cy Twombly, Modernity, Classicism, and the History of Art …

Joan M Schwartz – Lives and afterlives: The photographic lens and legacy of Frederick Dally

Event Date: 23 May 2018 Moore Lecture Theatre Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Royal Holloway Centre for the GeoHumanities presents: The 3rd Denis Cosgrove Lecture in the GeoHumanities Professor Joan M Schwartz (Head of Department of Art History and Art Conservation at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada) – Lives and afterlives: The photographic lens and legacy …