Dr Queenie Chan answers questions after her successful lecture
entitled "Meteorites and the Search for Life", September 2019
Image: Paul Makin

The ASG's free public lectures for the 2021-22 session are as follows. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic our normal venue at University of Strathclyde is closed and public lectures will instead be held online via Zoom.  Access links for the Zoom sessions will be posted below before each lecture.  Some lectures can be watched again on the ASG's YouTube channel

All lectures start at 19:30

Thursday 16th September 2021 Observing the Dark Universe
The Eric Tomney Lecture
Prof. Catherine Heymans, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Edinburgh
Thursday 21st October 2021 The Square Kilometre Array
Mr Mathieu Isidro, Communications Manager, SKA Observatory, Jodrell Bank
Thursday 18th November 2021 Astroseismology: The Music of the Stars
Dr Emily Brunsden, Department of Physics, University of York
Thursday 16th December 2021 A Tour of Planetary Magnetic Fields in the 21st Century
The John Brown Lecture
Dr Ciaran Beggan, The Lyell Centre, British Geological Society
Thursday 20th January 2022 The Sky: Why it Matters and How We Might Lose It
The Thomas Tannahill Lecture
Prof Andy Lawrence, Regius Professor of Astronomy, Institute for Astronomy, University of Edinburgh
Thursday 17th February 2022 MIRI - The (Nearly) Do Everything Mid-InfraRed Instrument on JWST!
Mr Martyn Wells, Optical Engineer, UK Astronomy Telescope Centre, Royal Observatory Edinburgh
Thursday 17th March 2022 Exploring Space & Astronomy Through Philately
Ms. Katrin Raynor-Evans, Space Philatelist
Thursday 21st April 2021 On the Moon with Apollo 16
Mr. Robert Law, Mills Observatory, Dundee
Thursday 19th May 2022 The Complex Chemistry of Planet Formation
Dr John Ilee, School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Leeds


Further lectures, topics and speakers will be announced as they are confirmed.