Global Lecture Series 2022
Cosmic Extinction – The Far Future of the Universe

Tuesday 7 June 2022 , 6.30pm (BST)

Combined In-person and virtual event


The theme for Durham University’s 2022 Global Lecture Series is Extinction and Survival with respect to species, communities, ideas and matter itself.

The second lecture in the series will be given by Professor Carlos Frenk CBE, FRS who is Durham University’s Ogden Professor of Fundamental Physics.  Entitled Cosmic Extinction – the Far Future of the Universe, this will outline the latest research on dark matter and the likely fate of the universe.  

Professor Frenk will be speaking at The Royal Society in London (6-9 Carlton House Terrace, St James’s, SW1Y 5AG) on Tuesday 7 June 2022. His talk will start at 6:30pm and be followed by a fork supper, ending by 9:00pm.  The event will be hosted by the Vice Chancellor of Durham University, Professor Karen O’Brien FRSA.

Professor Frenk is one of the world’s leading cosmologists and the holder of major awards including the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society.  In 2020, he was a Clarivate Citation Laureate. 

You are invited to attend the lecture and supper free of charge as a guest of Durham University.  There will be a limit of 100 places.

The lecture and Q&A will be live-streamed for the benefit of those unable to secure a place or who would prefer to join the event online.  The online streaming will take place on Zoom.

Please use the link below to register for in-person or online participation.  


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