Darwin Day Lecture

Darwin Day Celebration Lecture 2018

The School of Psychology proudly presented our annual Darwin Day Celebration Lecture on 12 February 2018.

The Expression of the Emotions in Man & Animals

The Story of Laughter

Professor Sophie Scott, a Psychologist and Neuroscientist who specialises in speech, communication, emotions and laughter, presented the lecture on 'The Expression of the Emotions in Man & Animals: The Story of Laughter'.

Watch this space for details on the 2019 event!

Sophie Scott

About the Darwin Day Celebration Lectures

Each year, the University of Central Lancashire hosts an annual Darwin Day Celebration Lecture. The lecture is an important academic event - Darwin Day is a worldwide celebration of science and reason, and the University of Central Lancashire has hosted nine previous lectures by distinguished academics. The lectures are held in the 450 seat Darwin Lecture Theatre (School of Psychology, Darwin Building). The building was named after Darwin following a vote among academic staff, to honour Darwin's contribution to our understanding of humanity and our place in the Universe.

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