Aston Inaugurals 2016/17 - acclaimed academics bringing research to life!

Inaugural 2016/17
Inaugural 2016/17

What is an Inaugural Lecture?

Inaugural Lectures showcase the research of Aston’s appointed Professors. 

They are an opportunity to learn more about the exciting, and ground-breaking research being carried out by academics across the university. 

They are a great way for staff, students and members of the public to celebrate the achievements of our Professors and at the same time learn something useful by listening to our acclaimed academics bring their research topics to life.

Can anyone attend?
Yes. Entrance to Inaugural Lectures is free, although registration is usually required.

Benefits of attending?

  • Learn something useful
  • Listen to an inspirational speaker
  • Chance to socialise and network with like-minded people
  • Celebratory drinks reception and buffet for all attendees

Come along and listen to Aston University’s acclaimed academics talk about their particular fields of interest. The confirmed dates for this year’s Inaugurals are: 

Thursday 17 November 2016 
Professor Tim Grant, Director, Centre for Forensic Linguistics
Anonymous is dead. Exaggeration, capability and intrusion in forensic linguistic investigation     

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Tuesday 14 March 2017 - 
Professor David Bailey, Professor of Industrial Strategy, Aston Business School
Brexit, UK automotive and implications for industrial policy

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Thursday 29 June 2017 
Professor Anthony Hilton, Deputy Executive Dean of Life & Health Sciences at Aston University
Adventures in Applied Microbiology (and Other Short Stories)

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The lectures are open to the general public and there is no entry charge.

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