Imperial College london lectures

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Imperial College london lectures

Public Lectures

The Physics Deaprtment Outreach team offes a variety of public talks and demonstrations for adult audiences.  Please see below for further details.

Space and Atmospheric Physics
Outreach codeActivityTitleSpeaker
P1LectureDust and CosmologyDr Dave Clements (Astrophysics)
P2LectureObservational AstronomyDr Dave Clements (Astrophysics)
P7LectureThe Science of UncertaintyDr Roberto Trotta (Astrophysics)
P8LectureUncovering the Nature of Dark Matter and Dark Energy in the UniverseDr Roberto Trotta (Astrophysics)
P9LectureUniverse or Multiverse?Dr Roberto Trotta (Astrophysics)
P10LectureDoes the Universe need humankind? The strange case of intelligent observers in the cosmosDr Roberto Trotta (Astrophysics)
P11LectureThe dark sector of the Universe.  Clever ways of observing invisible stuffDr Roberto Trotta (Astrophysics)
P13LectureJupiter and SaturnProf Michele Dougherty (Space & Atmospheric Physics)
P14LectureThe Cassini/Huygens mission to Saturn and TitanProf Michele Dougherty (Space & Atmospheric Physics)
P21LectureBig Bang and Expanding UniverseProf Arttu Rajantie (Theoretical Physics)
Updated: November 2014

Imperial College london lectures

Annual lectures

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Transforming growth: climate policy today for a sustainable tomorrow

 April 2016

Ms Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN  Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), delivers the Grantham Annual Lecture 2016. Watch now

Climate justice – Why is it relevant in 2015?

April 2015

Our 2015 Annual Lecture was delivered by Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice and former Irish president. Watch now 

Project Sunlight: Creating the right climate for growth  annual lecture

The 2014 Annual Lecture was given by Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever and Chairman of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Recorded: April 2014

Anthropocene: The closing doors of climate targets 

The 2013 Annual Lecture was given by Professor Thomas Stocker, University of Bern, Switzerland and Co-chair of IPCC WGI. The slides from this talk are also available to download.

Recorded: November 2013

Coping with climate change: Issues in science, policy, and technology

The 2012 Annual Lecture was given by Dr John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. The slides from this talk are also available to download.

Recorded: December 2012

Living with limits: growth, resources and climate change 

The 2011 Annual Lecture, given by Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator at the Financial Times, London. The slides from Martin’s talk are also available to download.

Recorded: November 2011

Energy,Climate, Action: what next in a world of denial (slides only)

The 2010 Annual Lecture was given by Professor Chris Rapley, then Director of the Science Museum.

Recorded: June 2010

Shifting rainfall patterns: lessons from the past

The 2009 Annual Lecture was given by Professor Wally Broecker, Columbia University.

Recorded: June 2009

Lectures live

Live-lecture streaming on iPadIf you cannot make it to a lecture but don’t want to wait for the video to be uploaded, look out for the streaming of some of our lectures.

The service is hosted on Imperial’s YouTube channel, and subscribers are notified in advance of an upcoming live lecture. The full video is available immediately upon the conclusion of the lecture or event at the same link.

On the chat function you can share your thoughts about the talk or event and interact with users around the world who are enjoying the same live lecture experience.

Browse our lectures from this academic year or earlier, back to 2010-11, via our Lectures online pages.