Our Spring term of Academic Lectures have now been announced. Students can hear from expert speakers in a variety of specific academic disciplines.
When applying to the top universities and competitive courses, candidates need to stand out from the crowd. Background reading and inspirational and challenging learning from experts and peers is key, as is hearing from academics already working in Higher Education.
The lectures are relevant for our Year 12 university applicants as well as Year 10 and 11 pupils wanting to find out more about a subject they are considering. They run from 4-5pm on the dates listed below are open to pupils of local secondary schools as well current Queen's students.
The lecture timetable is:
Dr Marco Pellicia (Lecturer in Economics, University of Bangor) Economics and the science of decisions.
Melissa Bowerman (Lecturer in Bioscience at the School of Medicine, University of Keele)
Successes and limitations of gene therapy for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy.
Deirdre McKay (Reader in Social Geography and Environmental Politics, University of Keele)
The Human Geography of waste plastics.
Dr. Kim Plomp (Postdoctoral Research Associate Department of Archaeology, Classics, and Egyptology, University of Liverpool) The Archaeology of Disease.
Dr Anuradha Ranasinghe (Lecturer in Robotics, Liverpool Hope University) Robotics in the 21st Century.