New College Society London Lecture

'I Want to Believe: An Astronomer's thoughts on Aliens'


The New College Society warmly invites New College Old Members, and a guest, to a London Lecture to be given this year by Professor Christopher Lintott, Research Fellow at New College. It will be held at the London School of Economics in the New Academic Building off Lincoln's Inn Fields (map) on Tuesday 14 May 2019.

There will be a drinks and canapés reception at 6.00pm, followed by the talk at 7.00pm.

The cost of the evening is £25.00 per head, and the dress code is smart casual. If you would like to attend, please complete the online booking form here, or contact the Development Office on 01865 279337 where we can take a debit/credit card payment over the telephone.

The closing date is Tuesday 7 May 2019.

We very much hope you are able to join us for what promises to be a fascinating talk. Places will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Once capacity is reached, we will run a waiting list and contact you after the deadline to confirm your place.

Chris Lintott is a Research Fellow at New College, and Professor of Astrophysics in the Department of Physics in Oxford. As Principal Investigator of the Zooniverse, he leads a team who run the world's most successful citizen science projects, allowing more than a million people to discover planets, transcribe ancient papyri or explore the Serengeti. His own work focuses on the formation and evolution of galaxies, though he has a recent sideline in hunting for planets. A passionate advocate of the public understanding of science, he is best known as co-presenter of the BBC's long running Sky at Night program.

Professor Christopher Lintott
May 2019
18:00 - 20:00
Alumni Theatre, London School of Economics
Eligible audience
All Old Members of New College, and their guests
Dress code
Smart casual
£25.00 per person