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Science on a Summer's Evening

The University of Edinburgh

Thursday, 13 June 2013 from 17:00 to 20:15 (BST)

Science on a Summer's Evening

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Please join us for Science on a Summer's Evening.

The College of Science and Engineering at the University of Edinburgh presents a programme of science for a summer’s evening, chaired by BBC Science Correspondent, Ken MacDonald.

Charles Darwin and James Clerk Maxwell are former students of the University of Edinburgh. We celebrate these great historical scientists in our Science on a Summer's Evening event, by showcasing their research legacy in the College today.

In 2013 we are spanning the aeons, as Charles Cockell, Professor of Astrobiology, will speak about the search for a second evolutionary experiment in the Darwin Lecture. This year's Maxwell lecture will be given jointly by Dr Neil Robertson, Director of the Scottish Institute for Solar Energy Research and Professor Gareth Harrison, Deputy Head of the Institute for Energy Systems. Neil and Gareth will examine the future potential of solar energy in Scotland and beyond.

Find further information at www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/science-engineering/news-events/darwin-maxwell-2013.

Doors open at 4.30pm.

Please note:

This event may be photographed and/or recorded for promotional or recruitment materials for the University and University approved third parties.

For further information contact the organiser, Patricia Erskine, patricia.erskine@ed.ac.uk.

Do you have questions about Science on a Summer's Evening? Contact The University of Edinburgh

When & Where

Lecture Theatre A, James Clerk Maxwell Building, King's Buildings (Gate 4), Edinburgh, EH9 3JZ
King's Buildings
EH9 3JZ Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Thursday, 13 June 2013 from 17:00 to 20:15 (BST)

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