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Minerva Series of Lectures

A public lecture series run by the University of Bath. It was formerly known as the General University Lecture Programme (GULP).

Lecture speaker
December 2019's Science Showoff

While we are unable to host our Minerva Lecture series on campus at the moment, we are pleased to confirm that we will be running lectures online instead on topics related to Coronavirus. Once registered for the lecture you will receive an email containing a link which will allow you to watch the lecture online. See below for the remaining lectures in the series.

  • Friday 10 July: Climate change, coronavirus and anxiety

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Mini Minerva

Mini Minerva videos give a short overview and continue the discussion of topics covered in our full Minerva lectures.

If you have any questions about coronavirus for our experts, please get in touch by emailing us at Your questions will be used to create future Mini Minerva videos featuring experts from the Minerva lectures and others from across the University of Bath.

The Maths of Life and Death

The Mini Minerva videos give you a taste of what to expect from our speakers when you attend a Minerva Lecture.

The Wonderful World of Plankton

Full recordings of the lectures can be found on our Vimeo channel by following the link below.

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Listen to podcasts of the past Minerva lectures on Soundcloud.

Details for the 2019-2020 programme can be found on the lecture listing. For regular updates on upcoming lectures join our mailing list below.

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