Forthcoming lectures

  • 3/10/14 UCL Science Centre (for Schools) "Radiation & Reason: a fresh look at the effect of radiation on life"
  • 22/11/14 York "Is Radiation Really that Bad? A look into a Greener Future"
  • 3/12/14 Tokyo "Radiation and Society: Overreaction to Low-Dose-Rate Radiation"

Forthcoming lectures

  • 16/4/13 Launceston Cafe Scientifique
  • 11/6/13 Institute of Physics, Open University, Milton Keynes

Recent engagements

  • 25/2/13 British Society of History of Radiology, Guy's Hospital, London
  • 15/2/13 Dublin Institute of Technology 2.30pm
  • 15/2/13 Trinity College Dublin, noon
  • 14/2/13 RTE "Prime Time" discussion on Irish TV
  • 14/2/13 Dublin College University, 4pm
  • 5/2/13 Institute of Physics Canterbury Lecture, University of Kent 7.20 pm
  • 22/1/13 German Society, University College London
  • 11/12/12 World Nuclear Power Briefing, Warsaw
  • 3/12/12 Student Nuclear Power debate with German & Japanese Socs., University College London. Result: WIN for Nuclear. Anti 22, Pro 36, Abs 19
  • 17/10/12 Institute of Physics, 76 Portland Pl. London
  • 15/10/12 Oxford Energy Society, Lindemann Theatre, Physics Dept., Oxford
  • 19/09/12 St Hugh's College, Tessella Company, Oxford
  • June Invited lecture 'A Tragedy of Misunderstanding: there was no major radiation disaster at Fukushima' Annual Meeting American Nuclear Society, Chicago
  • May Invited lecture for nuclear engineering students, Physics Department, Birmingham University
  • May Swindon Literary Festival, lecture, Swindon
  • May Lecture, Young Nuclear Graduate Conference, Workington, UK
  • March Lecture, ThorEA collaboration meeting, Trinity College, Oxford
  • March 'A Tragedy of Misunderstanding: there was no major radiation disaster at Fukushima' Anniversary Meeting, Nissan Institute, Oxford
  • 26/03/12 Lecture, Nuclear Institute, Cumbria
  • 14/02/12 School lecture and Q&A, Mahindra United World College of India (by Skype)
  • 06/02/12 Glasgow Cafe Scientifique, public discussion
  • 27/01/12 Public lecture, Bath Literary and Scientific Institution
  • 12/01/12 Public lecture, Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution
  • 09/01/12 Lecture, AWE Aldermaston
  • Dec 2011 Written submission to UK Parliamentary Select Committee on Risk Perception and Energy Infrastructure
  • 12/12/11 "Radiation Safety & Public Trust" ,Chernobyl meeting, British Institute of Radiology
  • 08/11/11 Lecture, Nuclear Institute, North West England
  • 02/11/11 Millennium Lecture, Bath
  • 27/10/11 Lecture, Nuclear Institute, Central England
  • 25/10/11 “Skeptics in a pub,” Cambridge, public discussion
  • 18/10/11 “Skeptics in a pub”, Leicester, public discussion
  • 05/09/11 Royal Society of Edinburgh, lecture
  • 07/08/11 World Nuclear University, lecture and discussion
  • 27/06/11 Bristol Cafe Scientifique, public discussion
  • 07/06/11 Headingley Cafe Scientifique, Leeds, public discussion
  • 06/06/11 Leeds Cafe Scientifique, public discussion
  • 25/05/11 Physics Dept., University of Manchester, seminar
  • 24/05/11 “Skeptics in a pub”, Glasgow, public discussion
  • 09/05/11 Nottingham Cafe Scientifique, public discussion
  • 03/05/11 Cardiff Cafe Scientifique, public discussion
  • 19/04/11 Launceston Cafe Scientifique, public discussion
  • 04/04/11 Dresden, Vac-u-tec, business lecture
  • 21/03/11 Wallingford Cafe Scientifique, public discussion
  • 07/03/11 “Radiation and Reason, A Welcome for a Nuclear Future” Oxf. Science Festival
  • 31/01/11 Lecture, Cockcroft Institute, Daresbury Laboratory, Warrington
  • 19/01/11 Colloquium , Physics Department of Physics and Astronomy, Glasgow Univ.
  • 02/12/10 Lectures to pupils and parents, Exeter School
  • 24/11/10 IOP Lecture, Department of Physics, Surrey Univ.
  • 21/10/10 "Society and the Nuclear Question", Centre for Independent Studies, Sydney
  • 20/10/10 Lecture, Lowy Institute, Sydney
  • 19/10/10 "The Effect of Ionising Radiation on Life and the Nuclear Question", Physics Dept, NSW Univ.
  • 18/10/10 Two Q & A discussions, Inaburra School, Sydney
  • 16/10/10 ABC radio interview with Robyn Williams on his Science Show
  • 12/10/10 Seminar, Physics Dept, Sydney Univ.
  • 09/10/10 ABC radio interview with Robyn Williams on his Science Show
  • 23/09/10 Lecture and panel discussion, Science Museum, London, “Nuclear Power, Green Power?”
  • 22/09/10 Lecture, The Reform Club
  • 31/07/10 Opinion article, New Scientist
  • 07/07/10 Comment on nuclear waste dump, Today programme BBC Radio4
  • 28/06/10 Poster presentation, Association for Radiation Research Conference, Oxford
  • 06/06/10 Presentation and panel discussion, Greenham, Newbury
  • 21/05/10 Guest lecture, Radiation Protection Course, Royal Marsden Hospital, London
  • 18/03/10 After dinner address & discussion, Royal Society
  • 01/03/10 Address, Hyder & Co, Nuclear Eng Consortium, London
  • 23/02/10 Lecture, Clyde & Co, meeting of City insurers, London
  • 17/02/10 Lecture, Cambridge Student Pugwash group
  • 10/02/10 "On the myths surrounding radiation", Professional Engineering Magazine
  • 05/02/10 School science lecture, St Paul's School, London
  • 02/02/10 Open lecture, Oxford Physics Department
  • 13/12/09 Radio interview on Correspondents' Report , ABC Australia
  • 05/12/09 Radio interview on AM , ABC Australia
  • 13/10/09 Graduate lecture, MSc Course, Gray Institute, Oxford
  • 28/05/09 Invited lecture Rutherford-Appleton Laboratory
  • 20/05/08 Discussion Reuters Fellows Oxford
  • 15/02/08 Lecture Oxford Politics students at Cumberland Lodge
  • 26/05/07 Letter in the Daily Telegraph
  • 07/02/07 Seminar Physics Department, Birmingham University
  • 28/12/06 Podcast
  • 24/11/06 Colloquium, Physics Department, Oxford
  • 25/10/06 Lecture Culham Laboratory, Oxford
  • 12/05/06 Lecture Oxford student society
  • 01/04/06 Lecture Old Members of Keble College printed in the College Record
  • 14/02/06 CPD Lecture Medical Physics, Churchill Hospital, Oxford

Recent engagements

  • 19/9/14 Sir John Cockcroft Seminar, St John's College, Cambridge, "Radiation and Reason"
  • 11/6/14 UK Radiological Congress, John Mallard Lecture, "Radiation Safety Reassessed"
  • 10/4/14 IChemE Sustainable Nuclear Energy Conference Manchester 2014 “More Scientific Appreciation, Not More Safety, is what Nuclear Needs Today”
  • 9/12/13 British Chamber of Commerce Japan "Nuclear is Better and Safer than Fire"
  • 8/12/13 Lead speech and discussion "Mankind's fear of nuclear technology is mistaken" GEPR Conference, Tokyo
  • 5/12/13 Graduate discussion, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • 5/12/13 Upper School Lecture, British School in Tokyo, "Finding out for yourself -- is nuclear dangerous, really?"
  • 7/10/13-11/10/13 Graduate lectures, Heidelberg. "Radiation and Medicine"
  • 4/10/13 Lecture and visit Gosgen-Daniken NPP, Switzerland
  • 3/10/13 Oxford and Cambridge Dining Club, Geneva. "Radiation, Science and Society"
  • 3/10/13 CERN Colloquium, Geneva. "Radiation and Reason. Why radiation at modest dose rates is quite harmless and current radiation safety regulations are flawed"
  • 17/6/13 Scottish Nuclear Medicine Group, Edinburgh
  • 11/6/13 Institute of Physics, Open University, Milton Keynes
  • 16/4/13 Launceston Cafe Scientifique
  • 25/2/13 British Society of History of Radiology, Guy's Hospital, London
  • 15/2/13 Dublin Institute of Technology 2.30pm
  • 15/2/13 Trinity College Dublin, noon
  • 14/2/13 RTE "Prime Time" discussion on Irish TV
  • 14/2/13 Dublin College University, 4pm
  • 5/2/13 Institute of Physics Canterbury Lecture, University of Kent 7.20 pm
  • 22/1/13 German Society, University College London
  • 11/12/12 World Nuclear Power Briefing, Warsaw
  • 3/12/12 Student Nuclear Power debate with German & Japanese Socs., University College London. Result: WIN for Nuclear. Anti 22, Pro 36, Abs 19
  • 17/10/12 Institute of Physics, 76 Portland Pl. London
  • 15/10/12 Oxford Energy Society, Lindemann Theatre, Physics Dept., Oxford
  • 19/09/12 St Hugh's College, Tessella Company, Oxford
  • June Invited lecture 'A Tragedy of Misunderstanding: there was no major radiation disaster at Fukushima' Annual Meeting American Nuclear Society, Chicago
  • May Invited lecture for nuclear engineering students, Physics Department, Birmingham University
  • May Swindon Literary Festival, lecture, Swindon
  • May Lecture, Young Nuclear Graduate Conference, Workington, UK
  • March Lecture, ThorEA collaboration meeting, Trinity College, Oxford
  • March 'A Tragedy of Misunderstanding: there was no major radiation disaster at Fukushima' Anniversary Meeting, Nissan Institute, Oxford
  • 26/03/12 Lecture, Nuclear Institute, Cumbria
  • 14/02/12 School lecture and Q&A, Mahindra United World College of India (by Skype)
  • 06/02/12 Glasgow Cafe Scientifique, public discussion
  • 27/01/12 Public lecture, Bath Literary and Scientific Institution
  • 12/01/12 Public lecture, Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution
  • 09/01/12 Lecture, AWE Aldermaston
  • Dec 2011 Written submission to UK Parliamentary Select Committee on Risk Perception and Energy Infrastructure
  • 12/12/11 "Radiation Safety & Public Trust" ,Chernobyl meeting, British Institute of Radiology
  • 08/11/11 Lecture, Nuclear Institute, North West England
  • 02/11/11 Millennium Lecture, Bath
  • 27/10/11 Lecture, Nuclear Institute, Central England
  • 25/10/11 “Skeptics in a pub,” Cambridge, public discussion
  • 18/10/11 “Skeptics in a pub”, Leicester, public discussion
  • 05/09/11 Royal Society of Edinburgh, lecture
  • 07/08/11 World Nuclear University, lecture and discussion
  • 27/06/11 Bristol Cafe Scientifique, public discussion
  • 07/06/11 Headingley Cafe Scientifique, Leeds, public discussion
  • 06/06/11 Leeds Cafe Scientifique, public discussion
  • 25/05/11 Physics Dept., University of Manchester, seminar
  • 24/05/11 “Skeptics in a pub”, Glasgow, public discussion
  • 09/05/11 Nottingham Cafe Scientifique, public discussion
  • 03/05/11 Cardiff Cafe Scientifique, public discussion
  • 19/04/11 Launceston Cafe Scientifique, public discussion
  • 04/04/11 Dresden, Vac-u-tec, business lecture
  • 21/03/11 Wallingford Cafe Scientifique, public discussion
  • 07/03/11 “Radiation and Reason, A Welcome for a Nuclear Future” Oxf. Science Festival
  • 31/01/11 Lecture, Cockcroft Institute, Daresbury Laboratory, Warrington
  • 19/01/11 Colloquium , Physics Department of Physics and Astronomy, Glasgow Univ.
  • 02/12/10 Lectures to pupils and parents, Exeter School
  • 24/11/10 IOP Lecture, Department of Physics, Surrey Univ.
  • 21/10/10 "Society and the Nuclear Question", Centre for Independent Studies, Sydney
  • 20/10/10 Lecture, Lowy Institute, Sydney
  • 19/10/10 "The Effect of Ionising Radiation on Life and the Nuclear Question", Physics Dept, NSW Univ.
  • 18/10/10 Two Q & A discussions, Inaburra School, Sydney
  • 16/10/10 ABC radio interview with Robyn Williams on his Science Show
  • 12/10/10 Seminar, Physics Dept, Sydney Univ.
  • 09/10/10 ABC radio interview with Robyn Williams on his Science Show
  • 23/09/10 Lecture and panel discussion, Science Museum, London, “Nuclear Power, Green Power?”
  • 22/09/10 Lecture, The Reform Club
  • 31/07/10 Opinion article, New Scientist
  • 07/07/10 Comment on nuclear waste dump, Today programme BBC Radio4
  • 28/06/10 Poster presentation, Association for Radiation Research Conference, Oxford
  • 06/06/10 Presentation and panel discussion, Greenham, Newbury
  • 21/05/10 Guest lecture, Radiation Protection Course, Royal Marsden Hospital, London
  • 18/03/10 After dinner address & discussion, Royal Society
  • 01/03/10 Address, Hyder & Co, Nuclear Eng Consortium, London
  • 23/02/10 Lecture, Clyde & Co, meeting of City insurers, London
  • 17/02/10 Lecture, Cambridge Student Pugwash group
  • 10/02/10 "On the myths surrounding radiation", Professional Engineering Magazine
  • 05/02/10 School science lecture, St Paul's School, London
  • 02/02/10 Open lecture, Oxford Physics Department
  • 13/12/09 Radio interview on Correspondents' Report , ABC Australia
  • 05/12/09 Radio interview on AM , ABC Australia
  • 13/10/09 Graduate lecture, MSc Course, Gray Institute, Oxford
  • 28/05/09 Invited lecture Rutherford-Appleton Laboratory
  • 20/05/08 Discussion Reuters Fellows Oxford
  • 15/02/08 Lecture Oxford Politics students at Cumberland Lodge
  • 26/05/07 Letter in the Daily Telegraph
  • 07/02/07 Seminar Physics Department, Birmingham University
  • 28/12/06 Podcast
  • 24/11/06 Colloquium, Physics Department, Oxford
  • 25/10/06 Lecture Culham Laboratory, Oxford
  • 12/05/06 Lecture Oxford student society
  • 01/04/06 Lecture Old Members of Keble College printed in the College Record
  • 14/02/06 CPD Lecture Medical Physics, Churchill Hospital, Oxford