Past Events

Past Galton Institute conferences

2019 - New Light on Old Britons

The 2019 Galton Institute conference, New Light on Old Britons was held on 30 October, 2019 at The Royal Society.  Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe delivered the 103rd  Galton Lecture entitled The ‘Celts’ in Britain – a romantic fiction?  A report of the conference will be published in the next Galton Review.

Gene Editing

The Galton Institute conference Genome Editing was held on 31 October, 2018 at The Royal Society.  This year the 102nd Galton Lecture was in two parts.  Professor Robin Lovell-Badge, FRS delivered his Galton Lecture entitled Genome editing to study regulation and regulation of genome editing.

There was then a video presentation from Professor Jennifer Doudna, FRS Genome Editing – history and future.

Surveying Galton's Legacy

The 2017 Galton Institute conference, Surveying Galton’s Legacy was held on 15 November, 2017 at The Royal Society.  Professor Bartha Knoppers delivered the 101st  Galton Lecture entitled Eugenics: The (Un)Ethical Trump Card?  A report of the conference will be published in the next Galton Review.