UCD Physics - RDS

Distinguished Speaker Series 2012

1.- “Metamaterials and the Science of Invisibility

by Sir John Pendry, Imperial College UK

February 14th 2012 at 6pm. Venue: RDS Concert Hall

In celebration of Physics and Dublin's status as European City of Science 2012, UCD School of Physics has teamed up with the Royal Dublin Society to bring some of the world's leading physicists to speak in Dublin about the latest developments in their fields of research. The topics include the exotic physics of cloaking devices, the role of physics in biology, the use of lasers in medicine and a profile of  mysterious Titan, Saturn's largest moon.


The lectures are free and suitable for ages from 12 upwards. Come along and be surprised!

2.- “Titan - The Moon that thinks it’s a Planet

by Prof. John Zarnecki, Open University UK

March 20th 2012 at 6pm. Venue: RDS Minerva Suite

3.- “Lasers in the Fast Lane

by Prof. Wilson Sibbett, St. Andrews UK

May 15th 2012 at 6pm. Venue: RDS Concert Hall

4.- “The Biological Physics of Sickle Cell Anemia

by Dr. William A. Eaton, National Institutes of Health USA

May 22nd 2012 at 6pm. Venue: RDS Merrion Room

See below for more information on each individual talk

and to book your ticket

Dates: February 14th, March 20th, May 15th and May 22nd

Venues: RDS (Concert Hall, Minerva Suite, Merrion Room)

Advance booking required

For more information contact us at: physics@ucd.ie