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Past events

06 July 2023
As part of the RSE investigates… conservation series, Professor Christian Rutz FRSE will explain how he helped launch a global research consortium to investigate changes in animal movement patterns during pandemic lockdowns.
11 July 2023
As part of the RSE investigates… conservation series, Dr Helen Senn will speak on ‘Returning the wildcat to Scotland – why it will take a community to save a species’ and will outline the steps taken over the last decade to place the wildcat back on a path to recovery.
18 July 2023
As part of the RSE investigates… conservation series, Professor David Breeze will talk about conservation efforts and the Antonine Wall.
10 May 2023
This year, Professor Dupré’s RSE Gifford Seminar is on?‘a process perspective on human life.’
29 April 2023
In this first instalment of our ‘Islands – past, present and future’ series, we are looking backwards to explore the exciting and complex past of the Scottish Islands.
28 April 2023
The first fossil dinosaur reported from Scotland was a single footprint found on the Isle of Skye in the 1980s. Join Professor Brusatte to explore fossils from the Hebrides.
30 March 2023
The term ‘dark matter’ has become a favourite of Sci-Fi, appearing in numerous books, TV shows and films. But what is it?
08 March 2023
Dr Adele Patrick takes us on a moving journey through some of the unique and surprising treasures within Glasgow Women’s
09 March 2023
Leading international commentator, Martin Wolf from the Financial Times, delivers a talk on the current global challenges facing the EU.
03 March 2023
With new technology, leadership styles, and access to education, where does that leave the future of higher education?
21 February 2023
A joint event bringing together Fellows and networks of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Academy of Medical Sciences for a day of conversation and collaboration.
27 February 2023
Dr Robert Traynham delivers an RSE signature event from Aberdeen on how leadership can help nourish diversity and inclusion.