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Advancing Cultural Relations: The Role of Science

JOINT EVENT RSA MCICH Network with SBC and Tweed Forum

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 from 17:45 to 19:15 (GMT)

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Advancing Cultural Relations: The Role of Science


Joint Event: RSA Fellows’ MCICH Network and NLS

Venue: National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh

Time: 1745 registration for event 1800 to 1915

Important: Please see footnotes re Data Protection, access and cancellations


Speaker:  Professor Aubrey Manning OBE FRZSS FRSE


Professor Aubrey Manning’s record of interest in public engagement in science is well established and well respected both within Scotland and far beyond.


Professor Emeritus, he was Professor of Natural History, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh between 1973 to 1997.  He was Secretary-General, International Ethological Committee 1971-1979.  He has also been a member of, or office bearer of, many significant organisations including the Scottish Earth Education Science Forum, the British Association for the Advancement of Science, NCC, SWT and the Wellcome Trust Population Studies Panel to name but just a few.  He has also made both radio and television programmes. 


He was Goodwill Ambassador, UN International Year for Planet Earth in 2008-2009, and has won various prestigious prizes and awards including the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour Medal, the Dobzhansky Memorial Award, the Zoological Society of London Silver Medal, and the RSE Beltane Senior Prize for Public Engagement.

His recreations include woodland conservation, walking and architecture.



Important NOTES:

- Please be certain to intimate any ticket cancellation(s) as events usually have waiting lists, often substantial in length.

- NLS is fully accessible: please advise access needs so we may seek to ensure easy access and offer any useful help.

- DATA PROTECTION ACT: Joint event hosts (NLS & RSA MCICH Network plus RSA) will hold data to advise of future events: it will not be released to any third parties.   RSA is a charity registered in England and Wales no. 212424 and in Scotland no. SC037784, and this website shows also information about the RSA Scotland Committee and its activities.

- The RSA Fellows’ Media, Creative Industries, Culture & Heritage Network is one of a very limited number of Trustee approved Thematic Networks. 

- Interest in election as a Fellow of the RSA should be intimated to MCICH Chairman, Ann Packard, via apmcich@btinternet.com



 The RSA SCOTLAND COMMITTEE is chaired by Mr John Naylor. The RSA Fellowship Council Member Mrs Tanya Hine was co-opted end May 2013 and the RSA Scotland Secretary/Treasurer is Mr Iain Harrison.

Do you have questions about Advancing Cultural Relations: The Role of Science? Contact JOINT EVENT RSA MCICH Network with SBC and Tweed Forum

When & Where

National Library of Scotland
George IV Bridge
EH1 1EW Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 from 17:45 to 19:15 (GMT)

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