Medawar Lecture

The Medawar Lecture was an annual lecture on the philosophy of science organised by the Royal Society of London in memory of Sir Peter Medawar. It was last delivered in 2004 after which it was merged with the Wilkins Lecture and the Bernal Lecture to form the Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Lecture.

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... Lecture Created Description Recent lecturer/winner Notes Bernal Lecture 1969 The Bernal Lecture was a Royal Society lecture given triennially "on ... It is now included in the Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Lecture Michael Crumpton 2004 Esso Energy Award 1974 The Esso Energy Award was created following a donation by Esso ... Takeshi Uchiyamada 1999 Florey Lecture 1981 The Florey Lecture was established in 1981 in collaboration with the Australian National University ...

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