Tuesday, 12 March 2024

The Cockcroft Rutherford Lecture 2024

Watch in person or via live stream as Professor Sir Andre Geim is in conversation with Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell for the bicentenary edition of the Cockcroft Rutherford Lecture.

Professor Sir Andre Geim and Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell

Key details

  • Date and time
    Tuesday, 12 March 2024, 6.45pm to 7.45pm
  • Location

    In person: Theatre B, University Place, Oxford Road, M13 9PL. Book via Eventbrite.

    Online: www.manchester.ac.uk/200. No booking required to watch the live stream.

  • Intended audiences
    Alumni, Staff, Students
  • Event type
    Talk / lecture

Event description

Our bicentenary year is a time to recognise our key discoveries, pioneering ideas and world firsts.

2024 also marks the 20th anniversary of graphene being isolated for the very first time by Professor Sir Andre Geim and Professor Sir Kostya Novoselov at The University of Manchester, for which they won the 2010 Nobel Prize for Physics.

On Tuesday, 12 March 2024 the University will celebrate this remarkable scientific breakthrough. Professor Geim will be in conversation with Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, the University’s President and Vice-Chancellor, discussing a range of topics including Professor Geim's experiences of isolating graphene and its almost limitless potential.

An audience Q&A will follow the discussions.

For more information, contact the Division of Development and Alumni Relations.

Attend in person

A number of tickets to attend the lecture in person have become available – find out more and book your tickets via Eventbrite.

Watch online

The event will be live streamed on the University’s bicentenary website, starting at 6.45pm and running until approximately 7.45pm (UK/GMT) on Tuesday, 12 March 2024.