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

191st 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 10th October 2011
Professor Iain Docherty
University of Glasgow Business School
"A Streetcar Named Desire? What the Edinburgh Trams fiasco teaches us about our attitudes to transport and the cities we live in."
Would Fellows please note that Annual General Meeting of the Society's 190th Session (2010-2011) will take place at 6:30pm, immediately preceding this meeting.

Monday 21st November 2011
Alan Walker
Director, Particle Physics For Scottish Schools (PP4SS),
School of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Edinburgh
"Googling the Higgs Boson"
Please note the date. This meeting had previously been scheduled for 14th November.

Monday 5th December 2011
Professor John Brown
Astronomer Royal for Scotland
"Science and Subjectivity"

Monday 16th January 2012
Dr Jim Tate
Head of Conservation & Analytical Research, National Museums Collection Centre
"Heritage Science: Putting the X in Museums"

Monday 13th February 2012
Dr Jonathan Delafield-Butt
University of Edinburgh
"Infant Consciousness and the Importance of Infant Mental Health"

Monday 12th March 2012
Dr Diarmad Campbell
Chief Geologist, Scotland
British Geological Survey
"Glasgow in 3-D; dividends from our coal mining legacy"

Monday 23rd April 2012
Dr Judy Evans
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
"A Plastic Life"

Monday 25th June 2012
Annual General Meeting followed by a lecture by
Professor James Floyd
"The Heraldry of Science"
Please note the date. This meeting was previously scheduled for 28th May.

The Society's 192nd 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) |  190th Session (2010-2011)

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