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Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Lecture

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Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Lecture

The Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Lecture is a public lecture organised annually by the Royal Society of London. It was formed in 2005 by the merger of the Wilkins Lecture, the Bernal Lecture and the Medawar Lecture. The subject matter for the lecture is some aspect of the social function of science as per the Bernal Lecture, the philosophy of science as per the Medawar Lecture or the history of science as per the Wilkins Lecture.

List of lecturers

Year Name Lecture Notes
2007 Butterfield, JeremyJeremy Butterfield The uses of infinity: a philosopher looks at emergent phenomena in physics [1]
2008 Ede, SianSian Ede Hard questions : Contemporary art and the obsession with science [1]
2009 Edgerton, DavidDavid Edgerton The social function of history: policy, history and twentieth-century science [1]
2010 Bragg, MelvynMelvyn Bragg Notes from an Amateur: On the History of the Royal Society [1]
2012 Highfield, RogerRoger Highfield Heroes of science [1]


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