Society of Oxford University Engineers

The alumni society for Oxford engineering graduates

May 2009: Lubbock Lecture invitation

[N.B. This mailing was only sent electronically: the Department has taken the decision to restrict the sending of paper invitations.]

The 35th Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture

"Science, Engineering and Technological Challenges for the 21st Century"

by Professor John Beddington CMG FRS, Government Chief Scientific Advisor and Head of the Government Office for Science

at 5.00pm on Thursday 18th June 2009, in Lecture Room 1, Thom Building

Tea will be served from 4.30pm; Buffet Supper at 6.15pm

RSVP to Sara Kingsbury, PA to the Head of Department, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PJ; Email:; Tel (01865) 273003

SOUE members attending the lecture are invited to the buffet supper afterwards, subject to a limit on overall numbers. If you wish to accept the invitation, please reply to Sara Kingsbury by 29th May at the latest.


3.00pm - 5.00pm:       Spin-out Exhibition
Companies spun out from Engineering Science explain their business
4.30pm - 5.00pm: Tea/coffee and cakes
5.00pm - 6.00pm: Lubbock Lecture followed by questions from the audience
by Professor John Beddington entitled:
"Science, Engineering and Technological Challenges for the 21st Century"

6.15pm - 7.15pm: Buffet supper with wine/soft drinks
by invitation only

A biography of Professor Beddington is available at