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Great Lives Lecture Series

Each year the University of Lincoln welcomes high-profile individuals from all over the world to speak at our prestigious Great Lives lecture series. Open to staff, students, and the general public, the series connects audiences with inspiring figures who are considered leaders in the worlds of business, sport, politics, science, and the arts.

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Great Lives Preview with Andrew Graham-Dixon

Visiting Professor Andrew Graham-Dixon gives a sneak preview into what he will talk about in his upcoming Great Lives lecture in Lincoln.

Save the Planet with Chris Packham

Visiting Professor Chris Packham talks about the changes we can all make to protect the planet against pollution and climate change.

Live Q&A with Tom Heap

Countryfile presenter Tom Heap takes part in a live Question and Answer session on the subject of the environmennt at the University of Lincoln. 

Great Lives with Angela Rippon

Newsreader and television journalist, Angela Rippon, talks to students and members of the public as part of the University's Great Lives lecture series.

All About Bats and Owls with Chris Packham

Visiting Professor Chris Packham talks all about bats and owls in this special Halloween Great Lives lecture. 

Great Lives with Tom Heap

Countryfile and Panorama presenter Tom Heap delivers his 2018 Great Lives lecture at the University of Lincoln. 

My Life and Autism with Chris Packham

University of Lincoln Visiting Professor Chris Packham shares his experience and tips for university students with autism or Asperger’s in this playlist. 

Great Lives with Andrew Graham-Dixon

Historian and art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon delivers his 2018 Great Lives lecture at the University of Lincoln. 

Great Lives Lectures

Visiting Professor Chris Packham talks about the importance of the Great Lives (previously Great Minds) lecture series at the University of Lincoln.

Chris Packham: Bats and Owls Highlights Reel

Highlights of Chris Packham's special Halloween All About Bats and Owls Great Lives lecture. 

Andrew Graham-Dixon: Visiting Professor

As a Visiting Professor, Andrew Graham-Dixon is one of the acclaimed authors that contribute to the teaching and support of those students on the University of Lincoln's MA Creative Writing and Publishing course.

Andrew Graham-Dixon: The Value of Undertaking a Degree

Broadcaster, author, and University of Lincoln Visiting Professor, Andrew Graham-Dixon, explains the importance and value of undertaking a degree.

Andrew Graham-Dixon: The Value of an Arts Degree

British art historian, broadcaster and University of Lincoln Visiting Professor, Andrew Graham-Dixon, discusses the importance and benefits of undertaking an arts or humanities based degree in relation to today's society.