Fairbrother Lecture – first PhD Public Lecture

Fairbrother Lecture: Can cannabis be used to treat epilepsy? Thursday 15 May, 7.00pm, Henley Business School, Whiteknights campus

This Thursday will see the inaugural Graduate School Fairbrother Lecture take place in the Henley Business School, Whiteknights. The Fairbrother Lecture, named after Jack Fairbrother who in 1929 became the University’s first PhD graduate, will be an annual event at which a current, or recent, Reading PhD researcher will present their work to a wider audience.

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The first lecture will be delivered by current PhD researcher, Isabelle Pérès (School of Pharmacy and School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences – pictured above) who will be discussing research undertaken at Reading to develop an epilepsy treatment from non-psychoactive components of cannabis.  For more information visit www.reading.ac.uk/gs-fairbrotherlecture.aspx

The event is free to attend but places are limited. To book your place go to: www.reading.ac.uk/events