Posts tagged with ‘inaugural lecture’

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The promotional imagination of film and television – inaugural lecture of Professor Paul Grainge

From trailers and promos to ads and brand videos, promotional media have become a central part of contemporary screen life. This lecture explores the significance of the promotional short-forms that surround movies and TV shows.

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The A to Z of a WP Prof

Inaugural lecture presented by Professor David Gardner BSc, PhD, DSc. Professor of Physiology, School of Veterinary Medicine and Science.

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Epic journeys

Professor Helen Lovatt, Department of Classics, gives this inaugural lecture discussing how ancient epic uses the idea of the journey, and how these journeys were used in later cultures.

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Citius, Altius, Fortius: simulating performance from the pool to the air

This inaugural lecture will review of Professor HervĂ© Morvan’s background in hydraulics, including his contribution to the 2008 Olympics with Speedo, and his work on oil flow and film modelling with Rolls-Royce, in the context of enabling future engine designs and enhancing performance.

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Teaching an old dog new tricks: surgical veterinary education in the 21st Century

Professor Rob White, Professor of Small Animal Veterinary Surgery, gives an overview of the past, present and future teaching of surgery to the veterinary profession. Part of a series of inaugural lectures celebrating 10 years of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science.

3.30pm, Saturday 17 September.

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Digitising Darwin through genes and genomes

Professor Richard Emes, Professor of Bioinformatics, provides an insight on the past successes and challenges ahead for research in the genomic age. Part of a series of inaugural lectures celebrating 10 years of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science.

4.15pm, Saturday 17 September.

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Of muscles, mice and men

Professor Paul Loughna, Professor of Integrative Physiology, gives a lecture looking at skeletal muscle growth and wasting, as well as the role of adult resident stem cells in the ability of this tissue to adapt and regenerate. Part of a series of inaugural lectures celebrating 10 years of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science.

5pm, Saturday 17 September.

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Anaesthesia: the elephant in the room

Professor Kate White, Professor of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, explores the role that anaesthesia plays in clinical veterinary medicine and biomedical research, and the role of the anaesthetist. Part of a series of inaugural lectures celebrating 10 years of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science.

5.45pm, Saturday 17 September.

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The Benefits of Fungal Sex

In this inaugural lecture, Professor Paul S Dyer, BA, MA, PhD, will speak on the topic of ‘The Benefits of Fungal Sex’. Professor Dyer is Professor of Fungal Biology, School of Life Sciences.

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