Public Engagement


I enjoy giving lectures on science for the general public (above: photo taken at the London International Youth Science Forum, attended by 300+ students), most recently on the subject of my popular science book “Behind the Scenes of the Universe – from the Higgs to Dark Matter”.

Recent events include:

Public debate at Amsterdam Academic Club 01/15

Public lecture at West Cape University, Cape Town South Africa 11/14

Public Symposium “History and Future of Dark Matter”, Amsterdam June 2014

May 7, 2014: Public Lecture at Perimeter Institute, Waterloo Ontario

Gianfranco Bertone at the Perimeter Institute from Gianfranco on Vimeo.

May 28, 2014:  Royal Institution, London UK

November 20, 2013: “Frontiers in Astronomy” , Royal Society. London, UK

November 5, 2013: Presentation of the book “Behind the Scenes of the Universe”, Spui 25, Amsterdam NL

October 5, 2013: Round table “Our Universe Exposed” World Science Festival Amsterdam

June 19, 2013: Public lecture, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

Public Lecture at KITP, Santa Barbara CA


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Selected past events: