Public Lectures and Events

This is a good collection of videos of public lectures and events on a variety of topics including arts, education, engineering, history, mathematics, politics, science and technology.

Talks by Subject

Astronomy and Cosmology
Health and Medicine

Reference Sites

Gresham College provides free public lectures on a variety of topics including astronomy, economy, history, mathematics, music, physics, and psychology.

UCTV offers free on-demand videos of public lectures and events on a variety of topics including arts & music, education, health & medicine, public affairs, and science, from throughout the University of California.

Science Lecture Series | The University of Arizona is a series of public lectures discussing various topics in science: cosmology, neuroscience, transformative science, life science, evolution and climate change.

Distinctive Voices highlights innovations, discoveries, and emerging issues in an exciting and engaging public forum.

Museum of Mathematics provides videos designed to enhance public understanding and perception of mathematics, and reveal the wonders of mathematics.

Science for the Public is committed to improving public knowledge of science and public appreciation for the contributions of science to social progress.

The Royal Institution is an independent charity based in London dedicated to connecting people with the world of science through events, education, and the CHRISTMAS LECTURES.

SETI Institute on YouTube provides free access to public talks at the SETI Institute, which mission is to explore, understand and explain the origin, nature and prevalence of life in the universe.

SLAC Public Lectures provide non-scientists with a unique insight into the workings of our universe, from the nanotechnology of diamonds to the latest Higgs Boson discoveries.

Library of Congress on YouTube offers free and open access to events, lectures and concerts, held in the Library, on various topics: books, science, music and early films.

Fermilab offers a public lecture series on a wide range of topics presented by experts in their respective fields.

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics offers free access to public talks on the latest research on our universe.

NIH VideoCasting Past Events provides free on-demand video or downloadable podcast of NIH special events, lectures and seminars on biomedical and health-related issues.