Past Lectures Sept – Nov 2021

Did you miss one of our 2021 Trinity Talks or want to watch them again? Well you're in luck, a recording has been made available below for you to re-watch as many times as you like!



Physics is exciting!
It investigates the fundamental principles governing ALL natural phenomena. Unfortunately, students often confuse it with a long formula sheet, bearing little connection with the real world. In this lecture, we discuss Richard Feynma's approach to restore that missing link.


An estimated one third of all the food we produce is wasted, destined for landfill or incineration! In this Trinity Talk, we explore how chemistry can intervene to capture all the lost nutrients and lower the impact of food waste on climate change.

Chemistry, Biology and Physics

Have you ever wondered why you see colour, and what if your world were black and white? Physics, Biology and Chemistry come together to answer these questions and more.

Accounting and Economics

This talk touches on different types of investment strategies to make money, focusing on the stock market; how it works, the risks and rewards of investing and how learning accounting and economics can assist in your understanding of the financial markets.

Environment, Development and Design

Jane Sykes and three of her former students explore the central theme in Environment Development and Design of sustainability and how this is vital to the development of design solutions to some of our great global challenges. 

History of Ideas

This webinar explores one of the most famous arguments in Western philosophy— "I think therefore I am"—and what it can tell us about who we are, what we really know, and whether a robot could ever have a mind.

Media and Communications

This webinar explores the influence that Asian cinema has had over the years on Hollywood. From Akira Kurosawa and George Lucas in the '70s, to John Woo and Quentin Tarantino in the 2000s, we take a closer look at the way these directors’ vision impacted the Hollywood film industry.