Dr Thomas Woolley, St John's College, University of Oxford
2012 marks the centenary of a true mathematical genius and war hero, who’s short life met a tragic end. Alan Turing is probably best known for his huge advances in computational logic and breaking the enigma code. However, very few people know about his groundbreaking work in biology. This evening’s talk is a celebration of his counter intuitive ideas that captures the breathtaking beauty of the natural world with amazing simplicity.