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Inaugural Lectures


An inaugural lecture is a significant event in an academic staff member's career. Inaugural lectures provide newly appointed professors with the opportunity to showcase their research to the College community and members of the public. At Trinity College, inaugural lectures are a ceremonial occasion, which is why academic robes are worn by the inaugural professor and the rest of the platform party.

Inaugural Lectures in the Faculty of Engineering, Mathematics and Science:

Name Date Lecture Title

Professor Yvonne Buckley

Chair of Zoology

23rd March 2016

Humans and Nature: Ecology, Technology
and Landscapes of the Future

Professor Anna Davies

Chair of Geography, Environment and Society

28th October 2016 Common Ground