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Last updated February 2020

What are the Hungry Lion Lunch Lectures?

The Tanglin Hungry Lions Lunchtime Lectures are part of our Academic Enrichment programme, showcasing a love of learning across our community.

The lectures are held on Wednesday lunchtimes in Term 2, in Lab 6. Bring your lunch!

Lecture Schedule


*highlighted portions indicate WSC* 

Week Date Speaker Topic
2 15th January Ms Hodges What you learn about cats in A-level Biology and what is WSC
    Dibyadeep, Y9 The power of IA in our world
3 22nd January  Aiden Baars, Y12 An IB music composition
4 5th February

Mr Foakes

Myanmar caving (climbing and army)
    Hannah Coulstock, Y11  Which is more impressive : performing someone else's song in a new way or imitating them as much as possible?
5 12th February Mrs Boother The right to be forgotten
    Hannah Griffiths, Y11 How does language change? Etymology and semantic shift 
6 19th February

Ms Anstiss

Dali - a modern day renaissance man? The Madonna of Port Lligat1 (1949)
    Lila Bobilier, Y12 Giacometti's Walking Man (1960 -)
7 26th February Mr Considine I've competed at the Commonwealth Games
    English books we love, Y12 Alice Gorman : The lost man by Jane Harper
Sophia Errington : Never let me go - clones and their morals
Kiara Singh : Percy Jackson and the lightning thief
(focus on why everyone should read it a young age) 
8 4th March Mrs Mackenzie Medical mistakes (social study guide)
    English books we love, Y12 Reuben Blohm : Dark matter by Blake Crouch 
Krithi Kathirvel : Salman Rushdie's midnight's children 
Freddie Findlay : Normal people (looking at theme of popularity and judgment)
Chris Wright : No more worlds to conquer
9 11th March Mr Dech Exoplanets
    MedSoc Y12 students, Taha and Elliott And ethics in medicine
10 18th March Mrs Russell Life and poetry of Ted Hughes
    Dishan Koobchandari and Rohan Sharma, Y8 Succession in politics and economics

*highlighted lectures draw on material from the WSC study guide