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Next meeting: Nessa Carey:

2019 Programme

Dates for our meetings in 2019 are as follows (future dates are always provisional)

Month Day of Month Speaker Title
February 12th Alan Costley Small-scale Nuclear Fusion.
March 12th Kevlin Henney When Software Fails and What It Means for the Rest of Us
April 2nd Robert Plomin ''Blueprint'': How DNA makes us who we are
May 7th Dmitry Kaminskiy Longevity
June 4th Emrah Düzel Memories are made of this
September 11th Nessa Carey Hacking the Genetic Code - How Gene Editing Will Rewrite Our Futures
October 1st Sheena Cruickshank Immunology
November 5th Professors Sir Nigel Shadbolt and Annabelle Gawer Big Data - the rise of the the Tech Giants and the consequences of their ownership of our personal data

We hope to have meetings on a range of topics including Immunology, the Dark Net, Big Data (including the Chinese Social Credit system), and Dark Matter but final speakers and dates have yet to be confirmed.