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202nd Session of the Society (2022-23)

The Society's 202nd session runs from September 2022 to August 2023. Here is a list of the talks planned for the session with, where available, links to more full information on the indvidual talk. Further details are on the Society's website https://www.rssa.org.uk/ and will be sent to Fellows by email in advance of each meeting.

Monday 26th September 2022, at 7pm
Air Vice-Marshall Ross Paterson CB OBE ADC DL
Air Officer Scotland
“The Royal Air Force in 2022 and beyond; at the Leading Edge”

Monday 31st October 2022, at 7pm
Dr Georgia Perona-Wright
Senior Lecturer (Immunology)
Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation
University of Glasgow
“How vaccines work”

Monday 28th November 2022, at 7pm
Dr Stefan N Symeonides MB BChir PhD (Cantab) MRCP(UK)(Med Onc) FRCPE
Senior Clinical Lecturer in Medical Oncology
Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre
MRC Institute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine
The University of Edinburgh
“Developments in the Field of Cancer Immunotherapy”

Monday 30th January 2023, at 7pm
Dr Xin Ran Liu FRAS
Research Fellow
University of Edinburgh
“Searching In The Dark”

Monday 27th February 2023, at 7pm
Professor Richard Cogdell
Hooker Professor of Botany
University of Glasgow
“What can we learn from photosynthesis about how to convert solar energy into fuels?”

Monday 27th March 2023, at 7pm
Dr Sarah Lynagh
CEO of Fios Genomics
“The Big Data Revolution - the journey from discovery of DNA structure to the sequencing of the human genome and beyond”

Monday 24th April 2023, at 7pm
Mr Will Whitehorn
President UK Space
“UK's participation in the Space industry”

Monday 5th June 2023, at 7pm
Annual General Meeting

Unless otherwise announced, meetings are at 7pm at the Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL. If Fellows prefer then they will be able to attend via Zoom. 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).

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