The Cockcroft Rutherford Lecture with Maggie Philbin OBE

Date:                    Tuesday, 17 May 2022
Speaker:              Maggie Philbin OBE, Broadcaster and CEO of TeenTech
Time:                    6pm – 8.30pm 
Venue:                 Engineering Building A, Booth Street East

The Cockcroft Rutherford Lecture 2022 – Innovators of Tomorrow

In times of unprecedented change and growing inequalities, how do we help young people gain the skills and aptitudes to deliver a society which works well for everyone. How do we ensure that we benefit from the creative thinking of those who may be younger and wiser?

This year’s event will be particularly special as we will also present an honorary degree to Maggie, the highest honour the University can bestow, in recognition of her services to science and technology.

Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, President and Vice-Chancellor, will chair the lecture, which will be followed by Q&A with the audience. There will be a drinks reception to follow.

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