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SUPA Cormack Astronomy Meeting 2016

This meeting brought together astronomers from throughout Scotland. The full-day meeting was relevant to research students and staff working in Scottish universities and provided the opportunity for them to meet, discuss research and hear about new developments in the field.

Christmas Lecture: Space Exploration

The Royal Society of Edinburgh held its Christmas Lecture event in 2016 on the subject of space exploration. Attendees were introduced to: a real-life astronaut; a robotics engineer; a science-fiction writer; a rocket designer; and others, and were given the opportunity to ask them questions at two discussion panel sessions.

Is Cancer Screening Good for your Health?

Are cancers being treated that could safely be left alone or would reducing screening mean avoidable deaths occurring? Join Professor Julietta Patnick CBE, Director of the NHS Cancer Screening Programmes, to discuss the recent controversy around cancer screening.

Anything That Gives Off Light

This ‘in conversation’ style event, organised by the RSE and Edinburgh International Festival, saw co-writer and Associate Director of Anything...

AMR – The Global Problem

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a complex issue, requiring a complex global solution. Dame Sally discussed the problem of AMR, set...

Constitutional Options

Ahead of a referendum on membership, the UK’s relationship with the EU is centre stage right now. This event brought...