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Department seminars

This seminar series brings presentations on leading research and pedagogy to a broad audience within our Department. The seminars are open to the general public and free of charge. All are welcome, booking is not required and anyone wishing to attend need only turn up.

A selection of previous seminars can be watched on our YouTube channel.

Upcoming seminars

Past events

Understanding Human Network Behavior: Ideas for reforming social media

Monday 19 July 2021

Alex "Sandy" Pentland, Toshiba Professor at MIT and one of the most-cited computational scientists in the world and entrepreneur, will be delivering the 2021 Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt lecture.

National Nuclear User Facility for Hot Robotics

Wednesday 23 June 2021

Find out about The National Nuclear User Facility for Hot Robotics.

PREMIER: Prioritisation and risk evaluation of medicines in the environment

Thursday 27 May 2021

Active ingredients from medicines can get into the environment through a variety of routes, and once there they can prove harmful to wildlife and ecosystems. In the EU, new medicines are required to undergo an environmental risk assessment (ERA). However, so far just a handful of the 1900 or so active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in use have been assessed.

Natural Morphological Computation as Foundation of Learning to Learn in Humans, Other Living Organisms, and Intelligent Machines

Thursday 13 May 2021

The emerging contemporary natural philosophy provides a common ground for the integrative view of the natural, the artificial, and the human-social knowledge and practices.

Evolving embodied intelligence and Use of Robotics in the Management and Conservation of the Pemba Channel Tanzania

Wednesday 12 May 2021

Presentations from Professor Dr. A.E. Eiben on evolving real robots for engineering and research, and Kennedy Edeye on the use of Robotics in the management and conservation of the Pemba Channel seafloor, Tanzania