Medway Talks - Universities at Medway open lecture series


Medway Talks is a free open lecture series run by the University of Greenwich, University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University.

About the Talks?

Medway Talks is a new open lecture series run by our academic staff at the Universities at Medway - University of Greenwich, University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church at Medway. The series runs from October 2022 until June 2023.

Each talk will begin at 6pm and will be held in the Pilkington Lecture Theatre (PK008) in the Pilkington Building. For parking, you are able to park free of charge in our Drill Hall Library car park. How to find us.

The talks are open to everyone in the local community, including students and staff at the Universities at Medway. Talks will be free of charge to attend, but registration is required.

What's on

Wednesday 26 October 2022: Professor Alex Stevens (University of Kent)
Drugs: what are the problems and how can we solve them?

Wednesday 23 November 2022:  Professor Gurprit Lall (University of Kent)
Sleep: Just how important is it?

Wednesday 25 January 2023: Professor Noel-Ann Bradshaw (University of Greenwich)
An evening with Florence Nightingale: find out how she used data to save lives

Wednesday 22 February 2023: Dr Neil Saunders (University of Greenwich)
Mathematics, Memetics and Artificial Intelligence: An exploration through performance.

Wednesday 29 March 2023: Deborah Sims and Debbie Bartlett (University of Greenwich)
Beyond the Tarmac: How roads can be routes to biodiversity.

Wednesday 26 April 2023: Professor Ranjit Akolekar (Canterbury Christ Church University)
Making pregnancies safer.

Wednesday 31 May 2023: Professor Matin Sheriff (Canterbury Christ Church University)
The role of robots in surgery.

Wednesday 28 June2023: Professor Bob Bowie (Canterbury Christ Church University)
How can our schools help to address divided communities through classroom teaching?


Register online for each talk here: Medway Talks Registration

How to find us

We're near Chatham Dockside Outlet. Follow signs for 'Universities at Medway'

Free parking is available on campus when arriving after 5pm.

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