Monday, 17 November 2014

Public Lecture: Michael Brooks at Ushaw College

On Wednesday 19th October, quantum physicist, and popular science author and broadcaster Dr Michael Brooks will be giving a public lecture at Ushaw College entitled: 'At the Frontiers of Uncertainty: The Wild Frontiers of Modern Science.'

Michael is a regular contributor to the New Statesman, the New Scientist, as well as to the Guardian, the Independent and the Times Higher Education supplement, and will be speaking about the creativity and unpredictability of modern science and its relationship to its historic past.

The lecture is part of the national Being Human: A Festival of Humanities programme, and is part of The Ordered Universe Project's two-day contribution to the Festival, which also includes a full day of activities and demonstrations of medieval and modern science at Durham Cathedral on Tuesday 18th October.  

Attendance at the lecture is free of charge: to book a place, please email Dr James Kelly ( The event will begin at 5.30pm at Ushaw College with a drinks reception; the lecture will run from 6.00-7.00pm

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