Here, you can find the programme of the IX International Symposium SRUK/CERU.

Friday 1st July 2022

Oxford city Town Hall (afternoon and evening)

14:00h Guided tours to the Museum of History of Science, the Museum of Natural History, Oxford Botanical Garden, and Bodleian Library

17:30h Registration and welcome at the Oxford Town Hall

18:00h Opening ceremony

  • Claudia Román Montañana, SRUK/CERU President
  • Inma Aguilar Nácher, Director of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology
  • Raimundo Pérez-Hernández y Torra, Director of the Ramón Areces Foundation
  • Alistair Fitt, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University
  • Miguel Oliveros Torres, Minister Counsellor for Cultural & Scientific Affairs, Embassy of Spain

18:30h Keynote speaker: Marina Pérez de ArcosOxford and Spain: A Long and Winded Road

19:30h 10th anniversary celebrations

  • Carmen Sánchez Cañizares, Vicepresident of RAICEX
  • Former SRUK/CERU presidents & welcome drinks

21:00h Night city tours by members of the SRUK/CERU Oxford working group

Saturday 2nd July 2022

Oxford Brookes University (all day)

08:30h Registration

09:00h Welcome

09:15h Keynote speaker: Felipe Fernández-ArmestoDiscovery: Joy?

10:15h Coffee break / Photo exhibition

10:45h Keynote speaker: Margarita Díaz-AndreuHidden histories: recovering the lost memory of women in Spanish Archaeology

11:45h Talks by SRUK/CERU members – session I

13:15h Lunch break / Poster session

14:30h Keynote speaker: Rebecca BowlerDiscovering our cosmic origins: what distant galaxies can tell us about ourselves

15:30h Coffee break / Photo exhibition

16.00h Roundtable: Public perception of scientific discovery

19:30h Symposium dinner at St. Edmund’s Hall

Sunday 3rd July 2022

Oxford Brookes University (all day)

09:00h SRUK/CERU Annual General Assembly (members only)

11:00h Coffee break / Photo Exhibition

11:30h Keynote speaker: Francis MojicaThe joy of CRISPR discovery

12:30h Talks by SRUK/CERU members – session II

13:45h Lunch break / ScienceZone

15:00h Workshops

Online workshops (one week before the symposium)

In-person workshops (during the symposium)

17:00h Closing ceremony / Talk by the recipient of the SRUK/CERU Merit Award