The Society's 199th session will start in autumn 2019. Meeting details will be shown below as they are confirmed.
It is expected that meetings will take place on 30th September, 28th October, and 25th November 2019, as well as 27th January, 24th February, 30th March, 27th April, and 1st June 2020.
Monday 30th September 2019, at 7pm
Professor George Barakos
Professor of Aerospace Science, University of Glasgow
“A new beginning for aerospace”
Monday 28th October 2019, at 7pm
Professor Polly L Arnold OBE FRS FRSE FRSC
Crum Brown Professor of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
“A Chemical Imbalance – an easier problem to solve for nuclear waste than for women in STEM?”
Monday 25th November 2019, at 7pm
Dr Cat Hobeiter
Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution,
University of St Andrews,
Monday 24th February 2020, at 7pm
Mr Simon Milne
Regius Keeper and CEO,
Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh
Monday 30th March 2020, at 7pm
Professor Catherine Heymans
Professor of Astrophysics and European Research Council Fellow,
Institute for Astronomy, University of Edinburgh
Monday 27th April 2020, at 7pm
Professor J Murray Roberts FRSB
Head of Changing Oceans Research Group
Co-ordinator European H2020 ATLAS project
Monday 1st June 2020, at 7pm
Annual General Meeting
Unless otherwise announced, meetings are at 7pm at the Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL.
When possible these are on the last‡ Monday of the month (September to April, but not December). The AGM is usually on the
first Monday of June (to avoid the May Bank Holiday).
‡ this is a change from our previous custom of aiming for the fourth Monday of the month