Given by Dr Aldo Faisal, Senior Lecturer in Neurotechnology, Department of Bioengineering and Department of Computing, Imperial College London, and Associated Investigator, MRC Clinical Sciences Centre. The lecture is introduced by Professor Alex Schekochihin, Professor of Theoretical Physics at Oxford University.
The Merton College Physics Lecture (the Ockham, or Occam, Lecture, so named in honour of one of the greatest—if unattested—alumni of the College and of his philosophical principle of intellectual discipline) started in 2009 and is held once a term. It is organised by the physics tutors of the College to promote both intellectual curiosity and social cohesion of the Merton Physics community.
Given by Professor Yuri Manin, Professor Emeritus, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany; Professor Emeritus, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA; Principal Researcher, Steklov Mathematical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
The lecture was introduced by Professor Minhyong Kim, Tutor in Mathematics and Professor of Number Theory at Merton College, Oxford.
Given by Professor Cary Forest, Professor of Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, and currently a Visiting Research Fellow at Merton College.
The lecture was introduced by Professor Steven Cowley FRS FREng, CEO of the UK Atomic Energy Authority, Professor of Physics at Imperial College London, and Head of the EURATOM/CCFE Fusion Association, and was followed by a Q&A session.