Public lecture archive
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The President and Vice-Chancellor's Annual Guest Lecture. Uses and Abuses of Economics in the Debate on Universities
By Martin Wolf CBE, Chief Economics Commentator at the Financial Times.
By Profesor Sir Fraser Stoddart, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016.
The Annual Krebs Lecture in association with the Sheffield Festival of Science and Engineering. Sir Fraser delivered the Krebs Lecture to a full lecture theatre in The Diamond. The talk provided an entertaining and informative mix of the chemistry he has pioneered and the people and researchers who have helped him throughout the years.
By Nicola Sturgeon, MSP and First Minister of Scotland.
Nicola Sturgeon addressed an audience of over 1000 people and reiterated her determination to defend the interest of the people of Scotland in all of the forthcoming discussions relating to Brexit.
By Edmund de Waal, Honorary Graduate of the University of Sheffield.
Part of the Festival of Arts and Humanities
Delicate porcelain vessels stand on a shelf, obscured by frosted glass. These vessels tell a story. A story of homecoming.
By Professors David Hornby and Simon Foster, Molecular Microbiology, Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.
The University of Sheffield's Keynote Science Week public lecture.
By Sir Vincent Fean.
This lecture explored the complicated, dynamic situation between Israel and Palestine. Sir Vincent explained some situations in which peace may be a possibility, and discussed what has been done so far to encourage stability in the region
By Lord O'Neill, The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury.
Public lecture by Lord O’Neill, who is championing the Northern Powerhouse and who played a key role in negotiating the Sheffield City Region devolution agreement.
By Professor Sir Ian Kershaw.
The 2015 Basil Hicks Lecture.
Toby Foster, host of BBC Radio Sheffield's breakfast show, was in conversation with Joe Scarborough. Joe is an accomplished artist best known for his humorous depictions of scenes from Sheffield life.
By Sir Nigel Knowles, Managing Partner and Joint Chief Executive of DLA Piper, Honorary Doctor of Laws.
This lecture was largely based on the second Populus report on the state of trust which was commissioned by Sir Nigel's firm, DLA Piper, and was published last year (2014).
By George Monbiot.
Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) annual public lecture.
George addressed what he sees as a growing attempt to reduce political decisions of all kinds to a narrow, financial cost-benefit analysis.
By Stephen Carver, Leading Lecturer in Project and Programme Management.
The 19th Sir Arthur Hall Memorial Lecture
By Marcus Westbury.
Marcus Westbury argues that social, cultural and technological factors are driving a great surge in creative and economic life at the small scale and that tapping into this is a transformative force for cities and towns around the world.
By Sir Charles Montgomery, KBE, Director General of Border Force
Wednesday 22 January 2014, Students' Union Auditorium