Séamus Davis – Quantum Technology – Challenges and Opportunities

Event Date: 4 July 2019 Shilling Auditorium Shilling Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Professor Séamus Davis – Quantum Technology – Challenges and Opportunities Information technology including computing, communication, encryption and the internet are anticipated to become wholly quantum mechanical as part of the emerging …

Veronique Boisvert – A Tunnel to the Beginning of Time

Event Date: 27 June 2019 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr Veronique Boisvert (RHUL) – A Tunnel to the Beginning of Time The Large Hadron Collider is currently undergoing a series of upgrades at CERN in Switzerland. The collisions happening 100 meters underground …

National Trust and Egham Museum in partnership with academics and artists – Learning from Runnymede

Event Date: 27 June 2019 Room 139 Founders Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London presents: National Trust and Egham Museum in partnership with academics and artists – Learning from Runnymede Join us for a lunchtime panel discussion about how the National Trust and Egham Museum have worked with Royal Holloway academics …

Collections in Circulation Conference

Event Date: 9 – 10 May 2019 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Richmond TW9 3AB The Royal Holloway University of London Department of Geography in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew present: Collections in Circulation Conference The conference brings together scholars from the UK and overseas with a shared interest in the mobility of museum collections, past and present. Their …

Animals and the Home Conference

Event Date: 1 May 2019 Wolfson Suite Institute of Historical Research University of London Senate House Malet St London WC1R 7HU The Department of History at Royal Holloway presents: Animals and the Home The ‘Animals and the Home’ conference will explore the relationship between animals, humans and the home in diverse forms. The study of the home is an important …

Thomas Cogswell – Adultery and politics in Jacobean London

Event Date: 4 March 2019 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of History at Royal Holloway presents: The 2019 Hayes Robinson Lecture Professor Thomas Cogswell (Riverside California) – Adultery and politics in Jacobean London Not far behind the proper facade of early Stuart London, tightly policed by church courts and zealous Calvinists, was …

Magnificent Women

Event Date: 20 February 2019 Beatrice Shilling Building Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Bedford Centre for Women’s and Gender History presents: Magnificent Women The Bedford Centre for Women’s and Gender History celebrates 100 years of women engineers with a panel discussion, ‘Magnificent Women’. After being side-lined after undertaking crucial engineering and technical roles during the First …

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: …