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The Royal Scottish Society of Arts
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196th Session of the Society (2016-17)

A complete Programme for the Society's 196th Session is available to download and print.

Unless otherwise announced, meetings are held in the Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL, at 7pm.

Monday 26th September 2016
Professor Richard Kenway OBE FRSE FInstP FLSW
Vice-Principal High Performance Computing
School of Physics and Astronomy
The University of Edinburgh
"The Big Data Revolution"

Monday 31st October 2016
Professor Colin R Pulham
Professor of High-Pressure Chemistry and Head of School of Chemistry
The University of Edinburgh
and
Dr Jenny Bos
School of Chemistry, The University of Edinburgh
"The Big Squeeze - Putting Materials Under Pressure"

Monday 28th November 2016
Professor Miles Padgett
Vice-Principal for Research
The University of Glasgow
"Quantum Inspired Imaging with Single-Pixels "

Monday 30th January 2017
Professor Julie Fitzpatrick OBE
Scientific Director & Chief Excecutive
Moredun Research Institute
"Livestock Matters for Global Food Security"

Monday 27th February 2017
Dr Hermione Cockburn
Scientific Director
Dynamic Earth Enterprises Ltd
"Dynamic Earth, James Hutton and Scotland's Inspirational Landscape"

Monday 27th March 2017
Professor R P Tooze FRSC FRSE
Managing Director
Sasol Technology (UK) Ltd
"What can Shaw, Wilde, Churchill, Bush and Pasteur teach us about innovation?"

Monday 24th April 2017
Professor Martin A. Hendry MBE FRSE FInstP FRAS
Professor of Gravitational Astrophysics and Cosmology
University of Glasgow
"Listening to Einstein's Universe: the hunt for gravitational waves"

Monday 5th June 2017
Annual General Meeting and Members Night

Meetings for the Society's 197th Session (2017-18) are currently being arranged.

A complete list of talks given to the Society since late 2000 is available for reference.




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