Innovative technologies of the past and a glimpse into what lies ahead for technology advancement will be revealed at a free university lecture next week.
Professor Peter Excell, a Professor of Communications, will lead the talk at Glyndŵr University on Thursday 10 November.
He will discuss some of the research from his 40 year career spanning academia and industry, as well as discussing some of the lessons learnt by universities in their pursuit of groundbreaking research.
The talk, titled “From Specialised Engineering Science, Telecommunications and Computing to Joined-up Communications: an exploration including some of the big questions of academia”, gets underway in the Catrin Finch Centre at 6.30pm for a 7pm start.
Event organiser Katie Dutton, events coordinator at Glyndŵr University, said: “Professor Excell is one of Glyndŵr University’s most experienced academics and this is a unique opportunity to share some of his vast knowledge gathered over almost half a decade of work at the cutting edge frontier where academia meets industry.”
Professor Excell’s lecture is the second in the university’s 2011/12 Inaugural Professorial and Professorial Lecture Series.
The series aims to showcase and celebrate the academic work of the university’s professorial staff, and brings leading research and thinking to the wider community.
All lectures in the series are open to all and free to attend.
To book your place at Professor Excell’s talk, or any future professorial lectures, please email email@example.com or call 01978 293466
The next lecture in the series, on Thursday 26 January, will be led by Professor Odette Parry and focus on social inclusion and the voices of young people and older people in Wales.
For a full list of lectures in the series visit http://www.glyndwr.ac.uk/en/AboutGlyndwrUniversity/Whatson/