Most recent 10 pages
Vulnerable Earth: hits from space and other disasters - A lecture at the University of St Andrews, 2 May 2013.
Climate change and conflict - Address for a Climate Change Workshop at Arizona State University at Tempe, 10 April 2013.
The human future - a lecture to the Areces Foundation Symposium on Lynn Margulis. Madrid, 12 / 13 November 2012.
Neandertal thoughts - A review of How to think like a Neandertal? by Thomas Wynn and Frederick L Coolidge Oxford University Press 2012: 210pp. Published in the Financial Times on 4 February 2012.
Out of the box and Into the future - A lecture to the Peterhouse Politics Society, Peterhouse College, Cambridge: 24 January 2012.
Resonant morphs - a review of The Science Delusion: Freeing the Spirit of Enquiry by Rupert Sheldrake. Coronet for Hodder & Stoughton. Published in the Financial Times on 7 January 2012.
Thinking differently - A lecture to the British Psychological Society conference on "Crisis and Consciousness" at St Anne's College, Oxford, 2 September 2011. "We all know how difficult it is to think differently. Partly through nature and even more through nurture, our brains work on the basis of ideas and patterns of behaviour drawn from the society in which we live. To change them is inevitably painful, and can even be antisocial. No wonder that we all suffer from the disease of what has been called conceptual sclerosis ... "
The human future - a speech to the Mensa Conference on Population, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, 24 July 2011.
Sea level rise and its implications - a lecture to the Lyme Regis Fossil Festival, 1 May 2011.
Natural Disasters - a lecture at the Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth. 30 April 2011.