All lectures are currently operating via Zoom. We will reintroduce in-person lectures in our new venue as soon as possible.
Discovering the Picts: From Enemies of Rome to Powerful Kingdoms of Early Medieval Scotland
Prof Gordon Noble
The Picts were first mentioned in late Roman sources and went on to become powerful rulers of northern Britain in what is now Northeast Scotland. Bereft of detailed historical sources, archaeological evidence is needed to illuminate the Pictish period. The Northern Picts project at the University of Aberdeen has…
Stephen Reicher is Wardlaw Professor of Psychology, University of St. Andrews and Vice-President, Royal Society of Edinburgh. He is a member of the Sage subcommittee advising on behavioural science and a leading authority on crowd psychology.
The Gendered Brain: Do you have a female brain or a male brain? Or are we asking the wrong question?
Professor Gina Rippon
Abstract: For centuries both neuroscience and behavioural science have been pursuing a Hunt the Difference agenda, trying to find ways of characterising the differences between the brains and behaviour of females and males. But are they asking the right questions? Can brain scientists tell the differences between female and male…