Lectures and Presentations

  1. Sir John Sulston chaired the Royal Society, London's report 'People and the Planet' looking at the science behind the pressures population growth and consumption may place on our finite planet. He was in New Zealand thanks to the Royal Society, to give the 2013 Rutherford Memorial Lecture for the Royal Society of New Zealand.

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  2. In this talk – the sixth of the 10×10 Lectures – Robert McLachlan, professor of applied mathematics at Massey University, covers current attempts to grapple with the unpredictable, using such things as chaos theory and supercomputer simulations, and shows how what we really need is to be able to discern just what can, and cannot, be predicted.

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  3. Professor Jonathan Mane-Wheoki gives the 2013 New Zealand Aronui Lecture on the global rise of contemporary indigenous art for the Royal Society of New Zealand.

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  4. Mathematical models are often used to understand the dynamics of infectious diseases, because once understood it is possible to determine how an infection may be controlled or eliminated.

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  5. A promo for 'Einstein's Universe' - an evening of science and music, bringing together the brilliance of Einstein's physics with the music he loved with Professor Brian Foster and violinist Jack Liebeck. The event tours New Zealand in July 2013, organised by the Royal Society of New Zealand and Chamber Music New Zealand

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