Nick Lane

nick.lane@ucl.ac.uk

 

Links to lectures, talks, radio and TV interviews, podcasts, blogs and more

UCL lunch hour lecture

UCL mini-lecture

BBC2 Secret Universe: The Hidden Life of the Cell

BBC Radio 4, 'In Our Time' on the cell

BBC News Meet the Author interview

Guardian Science Weekly podcast

Wellcome Packed Lunch podcast

Sunday Times article on the origin of life

Observer review of Creation by Adam Rutherford

BBC Radio 4, The Infinite Monkey Cage

BBC4 The Gene Code - Interview with Adam Rutherford

Thinking about Science - podcast with Dr Emma Tobin and Dr Brendan Clarke, UCL Science and Technology Studies

University of Manchester podcast on the origin of life with Adam Rutherford

London Science Festival - podcast of a session with Lewis Dartnell on the origin of life and life elsewhere in the universe

Geological Society lecture on energetics at the origin of life

Interview for the Spanish Society for Evolutionary Biology with Toni Gabaldon

UCL Provost's Venture Research Fellowship

BBC Radio 4 Last Word (on Lynn Margulis)

Not Exactly Rocket Science, blog on the origin of complex life

Not Exactly Rocket Science, blog on the two-genome waltz

Nautilus - The Unique Merger, article by Ed Yong on the freakish origin of eukaryotes

 

Full list of public talks and media presentations (including forthcoming talks)

  1. Lichfield Scientific Society, March 2014

  2. UCL Academy, invited talk, February 2014

  3. Eton College, Banks Society, invited talk, February 2014

  4. UCL Research Frontiers, invited talk and discussion, January 2014

  5. UCAS Open Day Research talk, UCL Biosciences, December 2013

  6. Faculty of Life Sciences Research Day, UCL, panel guest, September 2013

  7. BBC Radio 4, The Infinite Monkey Cage, panel guest, May 2013

  8. BBC2, interviewed on Science Britannica, with Brian Cox, May 2013

  9. Sunday Times, interview on the origin of life, April 2013

  10. The Observer, review of Creation by Adam Rutherford, April 2013

  11. University of Manchester podcast on the origin of life, February 2013

  12. BBC Radio 4, interviewed on Sexual Nature: A brief natural history of sex, January 2013

  13. UCL Science Centre Lecture for Sixth Formers and Teachers, December 2012

  14. UCAS Open Day Research talk, UCL Biosciences, November 2012

  15. UCL Thinking About Science podcast discussion, November 2012

  16. BBC2, interviewed on Secret Universe: The Hidden Life of the Cell, October 2012

  17. St Paul's School, Halley Society, invited talk, September 2012

  18. Naked Scientists, BBC Radio 5 Live, September 2012

  19. In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, September 2012

  20. Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls’ Science Society, invited talk, September 2012

  21. Olympic Summer School, invited talk for sixth form students, July 2012

  22. U3A (University of the Third Age), invited lecture, March 2012

  23. UCL Lunch Hour Lecture, January 2012

  24. BBC Radio 4, The Last Word (on Lynn Margulis)

  25. Natural History Museum, Nature Live talk, November 2011

  26. Research talk, UCL Biosciences open day, November 2011

  27. BBC Radio 4, The Infinite Monkey Cage, panel guest, November 2011

  28. Oxford Brookes University, Annual Research Lecture (public lecture), November 2011

  29. Institute of Education, Annual programme for A-level students, lecture, November 2011

  30. London Science Festival, public lecture and panel debate, October 2011

  31. Grant Museum, UCL, public lecture to mark reopening, May 2011

  32. Bishop’s Stortford, Cafe Scientifique, public lecture May 2011

  33. Wellcome Elements, public talk, April 2011

  34. BBC4, interviewed on The Gene Code, broadcast May 2011

  35. Oxford Literary Festival, panel debate, April 2011

  36. The Brockington Lecture, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, March, 2011.

  37. BBC Radio 4, Thin Air, interview, broadcast February 2011

  38. BBC News Channel, Meet the Author, December 2010

  39. BBC World Service, One Planet, interview, November 2010

  40. Henrietta Barnett School Science Society, invited talk, November 2010

  41. BBC Radio 4, The World Tonight, interview, October, 2010

  42. Wellcome Collection, packed lunch, September, 2010

  43. British Science Festival, Birmingham, talk, September, 2010

  44. Richmond Scientific Society, talk, September 2010

  45. Brighton Science Festival, talk, February 2010

  46. National Geographic Weekend Radio, interview, May 2010

  47. BBC Radio 4 Today Programme, interview, February 2010

  48. National Public Radio, Washington, All Things Considered, interview, February 2010

  49. BBC World Service, Science in Action, interview, January 2010

  50. The Guardian, Science Weekly podcast, interview, January 2010

  51. Mini-lecture on the origin of complex life, UCL TV on YouTube, December 2009

  52. Edinburgh International Book Festival, with Jerry Coyne, August 2009

  53. Radio Wales Science Café, interview, June 2009

  54. University of Aberdeen Writers Festival, May 2009

  55. Nature podcast, July 2007

  56. CBC Radio, interview, June 2007

  57. Folkestone Literary Festival, November 2006

  58. Hay Festival of Literature, May 2006

  59. Passion for the Planet Radio, interview, May 2006

  60. Spanish National Television, Redes, extended interview, April 2006

  61. Hay Festival of Literature, May 2004

  62. Edinburgh International Science Festival, April 2003

  63. CHQR Radio, Calgary, Canada, interview, March 2003

  64. BBC Radio 4 Today Programme, interview, December 2002