Honorary Graduate Lecture 2017: An Evening with Alan Alda

Wednesday 21 June 2017, 6pm at Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Alan Alda is recognised across the world for his role as Captain Benjamin 'Hawkeye' Pierce of the 4077th M*A*S*H and as Republican Senator and Presidential nominee Arnold Vinick in the US drama - West Wing. Not only is he an award winning actor, director, screen writer and author but he is a passionate ambassador for the communication of science. He has been the host of the television show 'Scientific American Frontiers' for over 14 years and is a visiting professor at Stony Brook University where he is a founding member and advisor to the Alan Alda Centre for Communicating Science. His passion for communication and his zeal for exploring new knowledge and technology will be the focus of exploration in this evening's event which will be chaired by broadcaster and author, Dr Adam Rutherford.

This is a Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science lecture.

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