Talks & events



  • Thursday 12 April 2018 Talk on Dorothy Hodgkin for Ebrington WI, Ebrington Village Hall, GL55 6NB 7 pm.
  • Friday 23 March 2018 ‘A better world is possible’, conversation with Lord Sainsbury for the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival, Bodleian Library Divinity School, 4.00 pm
  • Thursday 15 March 2018 ‘Diamonds to DNA: the women who revealed the hidden structures of nature’, lecture for the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, Royal Northern College of Music, 7.00 pm.
  • Monday 11 December 2017 Showing of Hidden Glory with Q & A for the Oxford Medical Lecture Club
  • Tuesday 10 October 2017 Showing of Hidden Glory with Q & A for Wellesbourne U3 A, 2 pm.
  • Saturday 25 March 2017 ‘Dorothy Hodgkin: choices and chances on the way to a Nobel prize’, contribution to a celebration of the lives of Rosalind Franklin and Dorothy Hodgkin at Newnham College, Cambridge.
  • Thursday 9 March 2017 Crystals, careers and penicillin: talk and round table discussion at the Museum of the History of Science, Broad Street, Oxford.
  • Monday 27 February 2017 Talk on Dorothy Hodgkin for OxFest.
  • Tuesday 25 October 2016 Filmed showing of Hidden Glory with Q&A for Shipston on Stour U3A at Townsend Hall, Shipston on Stour.
  • Tuesday 21 June 2016 ‘Broadcasting the letters of Dorothy Hodgkin and Ada Lovelace’, contribution to panel discussion as part of one-day conference Speaking in Absence, Bodleian Library and Wolfson College, Oxford.
  • 8 December 2015 ‘If my wave can follow and touch yours…’: Broadcasting the letters of Ada Lovelace, contribution to Texts and Contexts: The cultural legacies of Ada Lovelace, workshop at the Bodleian Library.
  • Wednesday 19 November 2014,  ‘Choices and Chances: Dorothy Hodgkin’s route to the Nobel Prize’, talk to the Oxford University Scientific Society.
  • Tuesday 2 December 2014,  ‘Taming the Elements: Dorothy Hodgkin, Patterns and the Nobel Prize’, talk at the Ulster Museum, Belfast.
  • Wednesday 29 October 2014,  filmed showing of Hidden Glory with Q&A as part of Somerville College’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of Dorothy Hodgkin’s Nobel Prize
  • Tuesday 21 October 2014,  ‘From Code-breaking to Cakemaking’, talk on the LEO computer at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford.
  • Saturday 20 September 2014, filmed showing of Hidden Glory with Q&A as part of the Oxford Alumni Weekend, Mathematics Institute, Oxford.