From Spying to Science: by Baroness Manningham-Buller

Wednesday 4th June 2014 @ 19:00

Baroness Manningham-Buller, Chair of Imperial College London

Please book in advance as you will not be able to pay at the door for this event.

Baroness Manningham-Buller has kindly agreed to give a talk to Friends entitled: From Spying to Science. Her talk will follow her own journey from studying the humanities and arts to her engagement with science.

Baroness Manningham-Buller is Chairman of the Court and Council of Imperial College London. She is a member of the Board of Governors of The Wellcome Trust and a member of the . She is a member of Science and Technology Committee of the House of Lords.

At school she was encouraged to the humanities and the arts and went on to read  English at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford before taking a teaching post at a school in Queen's Gate. At shool she thought sciecne dull. She will talk about her epithany and the role of science in society.

Baroness Manningham-Buller served as Director-General of the Security Service between 2002 and 2007, and was Deputy Director-General for the five previous years. She became a crossbencher life peer in 2008. She is a director of the Wellcome Trust


Immediately following the talk, there are complimentary drinks and nibbles for all lecture attendees held in the ground floor reception area of SAF.

This gives you the opportunity to chat to the speaker, Friends and other guests, enjoying an informal discussion on the topic of the evening.  

Optionally followed by supper (this can be booked on the event booking form).
After the lecture a Friends' Table has been reserved at a local restaurant to entertain the speaker and for any of the audience who would like to join us to continue the evening's discussion. A two-course fixed price supper is served including wine, coffee and service charge.
Or if you have already booked for the event and now want to join us for supper Book Supper now

Venue: SAF Building, Imperial College London

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on the Imperial College London Map