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17 Oct
17 Oct

Hamilton Lecture 2016

 Modern cryptography in the age of cloud computing

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Hamilton Day, Public Lecture
01 Nov

Public Lecture 'Galway: perspectives on the historic town'

A free public joint lecture by Jacinta Prunty and Paul Walsh to celebrate the launch of IHTA no. 28 Galway/Gaillimh.

Publications, Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Public Lecture
02 Nov

Accident and emergency: international solutions

Public lecture and panel discussion 

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee, Public Lecture
04 Nov

The Rise of the Quantum Machine

Public lecture to celebrate John Bell Day 2016.

Science Committees, Public Lecture, Seminar
24 Nov

Show me your data, and I'll tell you who you are

Lecture by the Engineering and Computer Science Speaker 2016, Dr Brian MacNamee, University College Dublin

Science Committees, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee, Public Lecture
01 Mar

Charitable property: the manuscripts of St Anne's Guild, Dublin

Free Library Lunchtime Lecture by Professor Colm Lennon, MRIA

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition
10 May - 10 May

‘A life of two exiles: Wacław Tadeusz Dobrzyński (1883-1962)’

Lunchtime Lecture to accompany the Polish Embassy's exhibition on the life and career of Consul-General Wacław Tadeusz Dobrzyński

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition
18 May

Public Lecture: Mapping towns through time

Public lecture by Professor Roger J.P. Kain, School of Advanced Study, University of London, as part of the IHTA Seminar 2017.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Public Lecture
07 Jun - 28 Jul

"To please and to reform mankind" a life of protest: Jonathan Swift, 1667-1745

Exhibition and Lunchtime Lectures commemorating the 350th anniversary of Jonathan Swift's birth now available has an online exhibition.

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition