Science and Society lecture: Science, Innovation and Society

Start time: 17:30 / End time: 18:30 / Date: 17 Nov 2020 / Venue: Online

Open to: Any UOL students / General Public

Type: Lecture

Cost: Free

Contact: For more information contact Events Team at


About the event

This latest Science and Society lecture is brought to you by Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust.

The Wellcome Trust is a politically and financially independent global charitable foundation that exists to improve health by helping big ideas to thrive.

Jeremy is a clinician scientist who before joining Wellcome was, for eighteen years, Director of the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Viet Nam, where his research interests were in infectious diseases and global health with a focus on emerging infections. He was named 12th in the Fortune list of 50 World’s Greatest Leaders in 2015.

Jeremy was appointed OBE in 2005, awarded the Memorial Medal and Ho Chi Minh City Medal from the Government of Viet Nam and honoured by the Royal College of Physicians UK and the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. In 2018 he was awarded the President Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Award

He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences UK, National Academies USA and a Fellow of The Royal Society.

Add this event to my calendar

What is Add this event to my calendar?

When you click on "Add this event to my calendar" your browser will download an ics file.

Microsoft Outlook: Download the file, then you may be able to click on "Save & Close" to save it to your calendar. If that doesn't work go into Outlook, click on the File tab, then on Open, then Import. Select "Import an iCalendar (.ic or vCalendar file (.vcs)" then click on Next. Find the .ics file and click on OK.

Google Calendar: download the file, then go into your calendar. On the right where it says "Other calendars" click on the arrow icon and then click on Import calendar. Click on Browse and select the .ics file, then click on Import.

Apple Calendar: download the file, then you can either drag it to Calendar or import the file by going to File > Import > Import and choosing the .ics file.