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Review: Professor Peter Atkins

Category: Speakers, Academic, General

Professor Peter Atkins delivered a lecture on Tuesday 10th May on how scientific discovery in the 19th century led to the world we see today - think of Faraday, Maxwell, Darwin. It is often forgotten that the Victorian era held some of the greatest scientific discoveries which allowed science to... More »

Review: Paul Chapman

Category: Speakers, General

It was a huge pleasure for both the Politics and History of Art Societies to host Paul Chapman, nationally renowned Art Historian and permanent curator of the Longford Castle art collection. Paul was invited to share his expertise on Art in Politics and to explain the relationship between these two... More »

Review: Jeremy Hunter

Category: Speakers, General

Earlier this term the Politics Society was privileged to host a visiting lecture on "Life inside North Korea" by photojournalist and former TV documentary maker Jeremy Hunter. Armed with numerous high quality slides depicting many different aspects of the strange world inside the hermit... More »

Review: Jeremy Thomas

Category: Speakers, Academic, General

'Sanity in an Insane World' - Jeremy Thomas talks to the U6 On Wednesday 27th April we had the privilege of hearing Jeremy Thomas speak about his experience with bipolar disorder, addressing the subject in an informative and light-hearted way. One of the most engaging aspects of this talk was that... More »

Review: Dr Alessandro Mottura

Category: Speakers, General

Birmingham University’s Dr Alessandro Mottura, a Lecturer in Physical Metallurgy, visited Marlborough to speak about Science and Engineering on Thursday 21st April.He studied Engineering at Imperial College, London, before moving to UCSB to carry out his post-doctoral research. He now specializes... More »

Review: Ione Wells

Category: Speakers

Martha Cotterell (CO L6), Tatiana Farquhar (NC L6) and Lottie Brousse (MO L6) review the Personal Safety talk by Ione Wells (EL 2008-13), held on Wednesday 20th April, as part of the Upper Sixth programme...An evening out. A few drinks. Catching the last tube home. A short walk. You turn onto your... More »

Review: Jeremy Hunter

Category: Speakers

On 19th April 2016, Marlborough College was lucky enough to welcome Jeremy Hunter to give a presentation regarding his 10-day expedition to North Korea in 2011. Hunter is a world-renowned photojournalist who has captured images exploring the lives and cultures all around the world. His successful... More »

Review: Ione Wells

Category: Speakers

On Wednesday the Upper Sixth had the pleasure of listening to Old Marlburian Ione Wells (EL 2007-2013) speak on the topic of personal safety. Ione was the subject of an assault in April last year, which took place on the very street where she lives in London. As a result, she has taken a keen... More »

Review: Professor Geoff Quilley

Category: Speakers

On the first full evening of term, Professor Quilley, an expert on British Art of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and former Curator of Paintings at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, addressed the History of Art Society on the subject of Art and Empire. Professor Quilley explained... More »

Review: The Lent Event

Category: Community, Speakers, General

Daf Meirion-Jones (PR 1983-88) was a student at Marlborough in the 1980s.  After leaving school, he captained the England schoolboys’ rugby team, studied Geography at Cambridge University, taught at Wellington College and was then ordained as a priest in the Church of England.  At the end... More »

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