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

192nd 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 15th October 2012
Professor Charles Cockell
Director, UK Centre for Astrobiology
University of Edinburgh
"The Search for Life Beyond the Earth"

Monday 12th November 2012
Professor Bob Reuben BSc PhD CEng FIM FIMechE FHEA
Professor of Materials Engineering
School of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Heriot-Watt University
"Engineering across the micro-nano gap"

Monday 10th December 2012
Professor Andrew Mearns Spragg FRSA FSB
Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Aquapharm Biodiscovery Ltd
"New pharmaceutical lead compounds from marine natural products - an under exploited source of chemical diversity"

Monday 21st January 2013
Professor James S Dunlop BSc Hons PhD FInstP FRSE
Professor of Extragalactic Astronomy
University of Edinburgh
"The First Galaxies"

Monday 18th February 2013
Professor Richard J Cogdell FRS FRSE FRSA FSB
Hooker Professor of Botany
Director of Institute of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology
Deputy Head of College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
University of Glasgow
"What can we learn from photosynthesis about how to use solar energy to make fuels"

Monday 25th March 2013
Mr Martin McAdam BE CEng FIEI FRSA
Chief Executive Officer
Aquamarine Power Ltd
"Wave Energy"

Monday 22nd April 2013
Dr Nick Fraser
Keeper of Natural Sciences
National Museums Scotland
"Sea Dragons, Dinosaurs and the Origin of the Modern World"

Monday 20th May 2013
Prof Ian Robson
President of the Society
"Supercool Astronomy and the beaches of Hawaii"

Monday 24th June 2013
Annual General Meeting followed by a lecture by
Dr Beverly Bergman
"Scottish Pioneers of Military Medicine"

The Society's Excursions Organiser, Bob Reekie, has arranged three interesting excursions for Fellows of the Society this June. Please contact him on 0131 447 7427 if you would like to take part in any of these.

The programme for the Society's 193rd Session (2013-14) is being organised. 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) |  191st Session (2011-2012)

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