• Intelligence vs Ignorance

    Intelligence vs Ignorance

    Jim Flynn, internationally-acclaimed expert on human intelligence and author of The TorchLight List books 6pm Thursday 1 September  Te Whare Apārangi, Royal Society of New Zealand,…

  • Managing our changing climate

    Managing our changing climate

    An Australian perspective Professor Jean Palutikof, Director of the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, Griffith University, Australia. 6pm Tuesday 19 April Te Whare Apārangi,…

  • How to Discover a Planet from your Sofa

    How to Discover a Planet from your Sofa

    Chris Lintott Professor of Astrophysics and Citizen Science at the University of Oxford, UK. 6pm Monday 5 October 2015  Te Whare Apārangi, Royal Society of…

  • Re-integrating Art, Design and Science for a Future World

    Re-integrating Art, Design and Science for a Future World

    What new future might be created if artists, scientists, designers and engineers worked collaboratively to create innovation solutions to urgent issues? Three leading international speakers…

  • Mathematics and Music: the Beauties of Pattern

    Mathematics and Music: the Beauties of Pattern

    Professor James Sneyd Prize-winning author, international consultant, professor of applied mathematics and jazz violinist. Thursday 5 June 2014 Live music from the Albatross Quartet and…

  • The Poisoner’s Guide to Life

    The Poisoner’s Guide to Life

    Professor Deborah Blum Pulitzer prize-winning science journalist, columnist for the New York Times and Professor of Journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 6pm Thursday 28…

  • The Ancient Maya City of La Milpa

    The Ancient Maya City of La Milpa

    Professor Norman Hammond Archaeology Correspondent for The Times London and Fellow of the British Academy. 6pm Wednesday 23 October 2013, Te Whare Aparangi, Royal Society…

  • Fighting Terrorism: Old and New Challenges

    Fighting Terrorism: Old and New Challenges

    Judge Giancarlo de Cataldo, author of Romanzo criminale Dr. Claudia Bernardi, Senior Lecturer, Italian Programme, School of Languages and Cultures, Victoria University of Wellington Return…