The Best Student Life. Bristol SU

The Best of Bristol lecture series (BoB) is an annual initiative showcasing the best of the University of Bristol's lecturers. BoB is student-led, the lecturers and lecture topics are nominated by students and the series of seven lectures are organised by students and supported by the University of Bristol and Bristol Students’ Union. View the full 2020 series here.

February 25th, 1 - 2pm, Wills Memorial Building:

Fred Manby, Quantum mechanics: by the people, for the people.

March 5th, 7.30 - 8.30pm, Clifton Hill House:

Keir Williams, Disability, Innovation, and Cultures: Lovely Cats Made of Care Bears’ Leggings

March 9th, 7.30 - 8.30pm, Badock Hall:

Julie Dickson, My top 5 favourite ‘bits’ of veterinary anatomy

March 13th, 1 - 2pm, Wills Memorial Building:

Hermes Gadelha, The great sperm race: how maths is changing our understanding of fertility

March 16th, 1 - 2pm, Wills Memorial Building: ***to be rescheduled***

Andy Radford, Changing the song of the sea

March 18th, 7.30 - 8.30pm, Orchard Heights: ***to be rescheduled***

Nadia Aghtaie, The intangibility and invisibility of liberty crimes in private and public spheres

March 19th, 6 - 8pm, Bill Brown Suite: ***to be rescheduled***

Michael Malay, Radical Hope?

All staff and students are welcome to attend any of the Best of Bristol lectures.

The BoB series aims to:

  • Inspire students to take an interest in subjects outside of their main discipline
  • Give students a taster of the wide range of disciplines taught at the University 
  • Celebrate the excellent teaching at the University
  • Celebrate the University’s vibrant learning community

You can watch previous BoB lectures here, and find out more about the lecture series here.