Florence Nightingale Lectures

Previous Lectures

1997   Inaugural Lecture        

          Sir Walter Bodmer - Principle Hertford College
          "The somatic Evolution of Cancer"

1998   Second Lecture

           Professor Barry Scheck, Professor of Law - Benjamin Cardozo School of Law
          "Scientific Evidence and Criminal Justice"

2000   Third Lecture

           Professor Sir Robert May - Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government
          "Extinction: biodiversity challenged"

2002   Fourth Lecture

           Mr Peter Clark - President, Institute of Actuaries
          "Words and numbers - actuaries are ambidextrous"

2004    Fifth Lecture

           Sir David Cox FRS, Nuffield College
          "From Public Policy to particle Physics: Statistics in the 21st Century" 

2007    The Sixth Lecture

           Professor Lewis Wolpert, University College London
           "What determines our beliefs"? 

2008    The Seventh Lecture

            Professor David Clayton,  Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
            Revisiting some old epidemiological debates and controversies after the "genetic revolution"