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Past events

28 June 2022
The RSE MacCormick European Lecture will be delivered by Ambassador to the UK, João Vale de Almeida, on the role of the EU in a changing world.
15 June 2022
A discussion assessing the experience of tackling inequalities at new spatial levels, putting Scotland into a comparative perspective and asking what can be learnt.
23 May 2022
Listen to established and earlier career researchers debate and give their views. And have YOUR say as to how rural can shine a light on the possibilities and opportunities for addressing the “grand challenges” and “wicked problems” of our and future generations.
11 May 2022
Gifford Seminar in association with Professor Susan Neiman’s Gifford Lectureship Series at the University of Edinburgh entitled ‘Heroism for a Time of Victims’.
13 April 2022
A lecture by 2021 Chemistry Nobel laureate David MacMillan CorrFRSE on the development of asymmetric organocatalysis.
12 April 2022
Community activists, RSE Fellows, and local policymakers share their reflections on community action against climate change.
02 March 2022
The RSE’s early years conference will focus on placing the needs of children, their being and belonging, at the heart of early learning.
24 February 2022
This panel will address what we mean by wellbeing for babies and toddlers. 
22 February 2022
This panel event will look at the effects of climate change in Scotland with a view to providing possible solutions to tackle them in future.
03 February 2022
This interactive panel event will aim to provide a more realistic view of hydrogen and how we might produce and use it.
06 December 2021
Heather Douglas lays out norms for scientific inquiry that make it distinct in practice from politics in an online lecture
02 December 2021
What currency might be used in an independent Scotland?