Lee Hall

Wolfson Explores GROWTH

Wolfson Explores is our annual events series, featuring talks, debates, exhibitions, music, and performance around a central theme. The theme for 2022 is GROWTH.  

Lee Hall

Expect challenging talks and debates, eye-opening exhibitions, and much more as part of this year's Wolfson Explores GROWTH. 


Event Date/time Location Speaker(s)
The arts in Algeria: growing networks and supporting creativity 31 March 2022,18:00-19:00 Gatsby Room Dr Stephen Wilford
Discover Wolfson's Gardens: Tree Trail Thurs 31 March - Sun 10 April, every day 10:00 - 16:00 Start at Porters' Lodge Self-guided tour
Can liberal democracies regulate the power of tech giants? 6 April, 18:00 - 19:30 Lee Hall John Naughton, David Runciman, Gina Neff, Jennifer Cobbe
Kill or Cure exhibition 10 May opening and private view, 14 May exhibition opens to the public. Combination Room Group exhibition

Share your ideas for Wolfson Explores GROWTH

An exciting programme of lectures, exhibitions, performances, and discussions is already taking shape – but if you would like to suggest an event for our series, simply complete our online form now


What's on

Professor Helle Porsdam

Humanities Society: Science as a Cultural Human Right

24/05/2022 at 17.45

Join Professor Helle Porsdam for an evening talk which focuses on the right to science – a little known but potentially powerful human right.

Ellie Bladon, PhD student in the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge

Science Society: Parental care: an evolutionary case of “use it or lose it”

27/05/2022 at 17.45

Phenotypic plasticity enables animals to flexibly adjust their behaviour to their social environment – sometimes through the expression of adaptive traits that have not been exhibited for several generations. The ability to revive these ‘ghosts of adaptations past’ could prove beneficial for populations living in a changing world.

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Working on Your Dissertation

28/05/2022 at 10.00

This workshop will cover several aspects of formatting and proofreading a dissertation.

Kill or Cure poster

Art exhibition: 'Kill or Cure'

28/05/2022 at 10.00

Lethal or life-giving? Wolfson's exciting contemporary art exhibition explores the potential of animals, plants, and substances from the natural world to ‘Kill’ and/or ‘Cure’ (open to the public Saturday and Sundays, 10am - 5pm).

Daniel Phillips playing violin and Victor Wang playing Piano

Music Society Lunchtime Concert: Daniel Phillips & Victor Wang

28/05/2022 at 13.30

Join us live in the Lee Hall for an hour-long lunchtime concert of violin and piano, performed by Daniel Phillips and Victor Wang.