Lecture Programme 2020

Generally lectures will be held on the first 3 Mondays each month March to November, with adjustments around Easter

Series 1: Weather ... or Not

2 March: An Introduction to Dendrochronology: Dr Gretel Boswijk

9 March: The West Antarctic Ice Sheet: Vulnerability in a Warming World: Dr Christina Hulbe

16 March: Cancelled due to the pandemic

Series 2: The Future of Democracy

Series cancelled due to the pandemic

​Series 3: Art

Series cancelled due to the pandemic

​Series 4: Medical Matters

Series cancelled due to the pandemic

​Series 5: Speakers' Corner

6 July: Legionnaires’ Disease – A Canterbury Tale: Prof Stephen Chambers

13 July: Science: Good, Bad and Bogus: Doug Campbell, PhD

20 July: The Career of a Girl from Pleasant Point: Diana Crossan, BA

​Series 6: Viewpoint

3 August: Adventures in Astronomy / Moa Footprints: Dr Ian Griffin

10 August: China’s Great Leap Outwards: Dr Brian Moloughney

17 August: Owning our History: The New Zealand Wars: Dr Vincent O’Malley

​Series 7: The Future of Work

7 September: Social & Ethical implications of Artificial Intelligence for Jobs & Work: Prof James Maclaurin
14 September: Work Futures: Trends, Projections and Disruptions: Prof Sara Walton & Dr Paula O’Kane

21 September: Work and Wellbeing Economics : Dr Paul Dalziel

​Series 8:  Music

5 October: Clash of the Nightingales: Emeritis Professor John Drummond

12 October: My Life with Music: Judy Bellingham, MNZM

19 October:  A Multiplicity of Rhapsodies: Richard Keller, MS

​Series 9:  The State of the Nation

2 November: Wero facing 21st century Aotearoa: Dr Ganesh Nana

9 November: The oral health of older New Zealanders; what do we know from recent research?: Professor Murray Thomson

16 November: Making food systems healthy, sustainable, equitable and prosperous: Professor Boyd Swinburn

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