Professor Shirley Tilghman, Science

Professor Shirley Tilghman at Royal College of Physicians, London (Science)

In the third and final of the Wolfson Anniversary Lecture series, President Emerita of Princeton University and leading molecular biologist Professor Shirley Tilghman delivered the lecture 'Laying the Foundation for 21st Century Scientific Progress' in the Wolfson Lecture Theatre at the Royal College of Physicians.   

You can listen to the full lecture (beginning at 11'30") by clicking on the media player below, including introductions from Professor Jane Dacre (President, Royal College of Physicians), Dame Janet Wolfson de Botton (3'05", Chairman, Wolfson Foundation), Professor Alice Gast (6'01", President, Imperial College London) and with closing words from Dame Jean Thomas (59'10", Master, St Catharine's College, Cambridge and Trustee, Wolfson Foundation). An illustrated transcript of the lecture is available here.

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Wolfson Lecture Theatre

Welcome

Wolfson Lecture Theatre audience

Wolfson Lecture Theatre audience

 Wolfson Lecture Theatre audience

Wolfson Lecture Theatre audience

Paul Ramsbottom and Prof Shirley Tilghman

Prof Jane Dacre

Professor Jane Dacre, President of the Royal College of Physicians, opens the evening

Dame Janet Wolfson de Botton introduction

Dame Janet Wolfson de Botton, Chairman of the Wolfson Foundation, welcomes guests

Prof Alice Gast

Professor Alice Gast, President of Imperial College London, introduces our guest speaker

Prof Shirley Tilghman 

Professor Shirley Tilghman, President Emerita of Princeton

Prof Shirley Tilghman

Dame Jean Thomas

Dame Jean Thomas, President of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, and Trustee
of the Wolfson Foundation, closes the lecture

Speakers line up

Our speakers are joined by Chief Executive of the
Wolfson Foundation, Paul Ramsbottom

Paul Ramsbottom and Prof Shirley Tilghman

Irena Radic, Wolfson Music Scholar, RCM

Pianist and former Wolfson Music Scholar, Irena Radic of the Royal College of Music

Irena Radic, Wolfson Music Scholar, RCM

Dorchester Library and exhibition

Guests enjoy highlights from the history of the Wolfson Foundation

Dorchester Library and exhibition

Dorchester Library and exhibition

Dorchester Library and exhibition

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

 Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

 Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

Guests at Reception

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