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The Royal Scottish Society of Arts
Showcasing Scotland's Science, Technology and Innovation

190th Session of the Society

Unless otherwise announced, meetings are held in the Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL, at 7pm.

Monday 11th October 2010
Dr Fraser Hunter
Principal Curator, Iron Age & Roman Collections, National Museums Scotland
"New light on Roman Scotland"

Monday 8th November 2010
Prof Jon Oberlander
Professor of Epistemics, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
"Talking with Robots"

Monday 6th December 2010
This meeting has been cancelled due to the severe weather
Dr S.D.G.Campbell
Chief Geologist, Scotland, British Geological Survey
"Glasgow in 3-D; dividends from our coal mining legacy"

Monday 24th January 2011
Prof Tom MacDonald
Hypertension Research Centre & Medicines Monitoring Unit, University of Dundee
"The art of drug safety"

Monday 14th February 2011
Dr Alison Morrison-Low
National Museums Scotland Edinburgh
"The Royal Scottish Society of Arts and Scottish Lighthouses in the Nineteenth Century"

Monday 28th March 2011
Dr Alan Gadian
National Centre for Atmospheric Science, Leeds University
"Climate Change and Geoengineering"

Monday 9th May 2011
Professor Anne Glover
Chief Scientific Advisor for Scotland
"Should the Public Pay for Basic Research?"

Monday 6th June 2011
Members' night
Brigadier Ian Gardiner Royal Marines
"Bombers, Balloons, and Brave Men - a flight back to the dawn of military aviation"

Monday 10th October 2011
Annual General Meeting
This meeting, postponed from the Summer, will be held at 6:30pm in the Augustine Church. This will be followed by the opening meeting of the Society's 191st session.

The Society's 191st session will start in the autumn. Our website is updated as details become available and Fellows will receive the usual notification before each meeting. Would Fellows who wish to switch to receiving email, rather than printed, notices please inform the Secretary.

Earlier Sessions

180th Session (2000-2001) |  181st Session (2001-2002) |  182nd Session (2002-2003) |  183rd Session (2003-2004) |  184th Session (2004-2005) |  185th Session (2005-2006) |  186th Session (2006-2007) |  187th Session (2007-2008) |  188th Session (2008-2009) |  189th Session (2009-2010)

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