Synthetic intelligence

7.00pm to 8.30pm, Thursday 26 July

The Theatre

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  • Picture of a brain with the neurons lit up
    Credit: Josiah Wilson via DARPA


Standard £16


Concession £10


Ri Members and Ri Patrons £7

Event description

How does the brain think? And more importantly, can we replicate thinking with a man-made device? Zdenka Kuncic will provide a tantalising glimpse into the possibility of synthetic intelligence in the not-too-distant future. 

About the speaker

Zdenka Kuncic is a Professor of Physics at the University of Sydney, Australia. Her research interests span medical and biological physics, and astrophysics and space science.

Clive Cookson, Science Editor, Financial Times, will be chairing this event. 


The doors will open at approximately 6.30pm, with a prompt start at 7.00pm. There will be time for questions after the talk.

Latecomers will be admitted into the gallery.


This event will be filmed and on the Ri Channel within a few months. Subscribe for free to hear when new videos are released.

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