Professor Geoffrey Hinton FRS, the 'godfather of deep learning' will present this year's RSE President's Lecture. Professor Hinton was awarded the IEEE/RSE James Clerk Maxwell Award in 2016 for his pioneering and sustained contributions to machine learning.
The Italian Institute of Culture and the Italian Consulate, in collaboration with Italian Academics in Scotland, are pleased to announce a series of events where science meets the general public.
Prostate cancer continues to pose considerable controversies, and to attract interest and attention from the public, the media, scientists and urologists alike. This presentation will take you through a journey of evidence-based knowledge, examining in turn the old, the new, the good, the bad and the future, in managing this common and ubiquitous disease.
Professor Dame Ann Dowling, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering will deliver this year’s Royal Academy of Engineering and Royal Society of Edinburgh Joint Lecture at the University of Glasgow.
Wikipedia is the largest open knowledge resource in human history. However, currently less than 18% of biographies on the Wikipedia platform are about women. This information gap silences women’s contribution to science.
Part of the Inverness Science Festival 2019, this public talk will be given by Emeritus Professor David Cole-Hamilton FRSE and researcher, M Pilar Gil, both from the University of St Andrews.
In her new book 'All That Remains', Professor Dame Sue Black FRSE approaches the subject of death with clarity, authenticity, humanity and humour. Join Professor Black in Dumfries to hear first hand, how forensic science has developed, and what her work has taught her.
Researchers at the University of Dundee will host Start-Up Science Masterclasses for S1 and S2 students. At these sessions, students will get up to all sorts of science and technology mischief whilst broadening their knowledge and experience.
Part of the Edinburgh Science Festival's programme; this was a fascinating event with three high-profile women scientists, as they discussed their personal experiences of being women in science.
In this fascinating talk, Professor Ian Goldin of the University of Oxford will identify the drivers of global growth and explains why emerging markets are likely to continue to grow at high levels for the coming decades.
Interdisciplinary learning (IDL) helps people to solve problems and tackle challenges that are beyond the scope of any single subject. The conference brought together thinkers, policy makers, teachers, lecturers and employers to explore this vital topic further.
Are you interested in carrying out some of your studies outside the UK? Do you like the idea of collaborating with fellow engineers across the globe? If so, join us on the 29 January to find out more about the RSE’s John Moyes Lessells Travel Scholarships.