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Zangwill Club

Mechanisms of imitation: insights from typical and autistic cognition

UserDr Antonia Hamilton, Reader in Social Neuroscience, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 May 2015, 15:00-16:30

Rausing Lecture

Metallurgy and Chinese civilisation: an historical overview

Twentieth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserJianjun Mei (Needham Research Institute, Cambridge).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 21 May 2015, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Adjusting accordingly: prefrontal areas updating valuations for objects and actions

UserDr Betsy Murray, Chief, Laboratory of Neuropsychology, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 May 2015, 15:00-16:30

Psychology & Education

Digital-Object Use in Developmental Disorders

UserDr Will Farr & Dr Ian Male, Mid-Sussex Child Development Centre, Nightingale Primary Care Centre, Senior Lecturer/Research Fellow.

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, (Rm GS1, Donald McIntyre Building).

ClockTuesday 12 May 2015, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Evolution of Dragonfly Wings

The lecture will be preceded by a short presentation by Jan Mertens on new materials

UserDr Robin Wootton, University of Exeter.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 11 May 2015, 19:30-21:00

Zangwill Club

Impact of Diversity on Social Cohesion: Implications of Positive and Negative Intergroup Contact

UserProfessor Miles Hewstone, Professor of Social Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 May 2015, 15:00-16:30

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

General methodology of dealing with uncertainty in applied mechanics

UserProfessor Isaac E. Elishakoff, Department of Ocean & Mechanical Engineering, Florida Atlantic University, USA..

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture room 3A.

ClockFriday 08 May 2015, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Adult age differences in social cognition

UserProfessor Louise Phillips, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 15:00-16:30

Spanish Researchers in UK (SRUK)-Cambridge

How much does it cost to save nature?

UserCarolina Hazin (BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK).

HouseThe Panton Arms Pub.

ClockWednesday 29 April 2015, 19:00-21:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Captchas - the state of play

UserDr Jeff Yan, Newcastle University.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 28 April 2015, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

New Developments in Machine Intelligence

This talk will be preceeded by a short presentation from Laura Burzynski on her research into blood clotting proteins

UserProf. Chris Bishop, Microsoft Research, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 27 April 2015, 19:30-21:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Beavers, brains, behaviour: the natural histories of 1950s psychiatry

UserKathryn Schoefert (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 27 April 2015, 13:00-14:15

Zangwill Club

Imaging and Stimulating adaptive brain plasticity

User Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg, Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB), University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 April 2015, 15:00-16:30

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Understanding and Fighting Malicious Activity on Online Social Networks

UserGianluca Stringhini, Assistant Professor, University College London.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 21 April 2015, 14:00-15:00

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Big Dream Documentary Screening and Q&A Panel

UserSara-Jane Dunn, Katja Hofmann, Jasmin Fisher & Sadia Ahmed from Microsoft Research.

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockThursday 09 April 2015, 16:00-18:00

Cambridge Rare Disease Network

CRDN Launch Event: Parent Entrepreneurship

UserDr Nick Sireau, Ms Kay Parkinson, Dr Will Evans and Dr Cesare Spadoni.

HouseCambridge Judge Business School, LT1.

ClockThursday 02 April 2015, 17:00-20:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Chupja--PHY Covert Channels: Can you see the Idles?

UserHakim Weatherspoon, assistant professor, Department of Computer Science, Cornell University.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 31 March 2015, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Meet the Authors

Held in association with the Cambridge Science Festival

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Theatre, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 16 March 2015, 19:30-21:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

An experimental and theoretical investigation into the small strain stiffness of clays

UserAngelo Amorosi, Associate Professor in Geotechnical Engineering, Technical University of Bari, Italy.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 3.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Seismic retrofitting of historic masonry structures

UserProf Gianmarco De Felice - Department of Engineering of the University Roma Tre.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockThursday 12 March 2015, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Title to be confirmed

NB Change of date and venue

UserAndrew Phillips (Microsoft Research Cambridge).

HouseBateman Auditoriuim, Gonville and Caius College.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2015, 18:00-19:30

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Trinity College Science Society Symposium 2015

UserProf. Brakefield, Prof. Didier Queloz, Dr Arthur Norman and others.

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre.

ClockSunday 08 March 2015, 10:00-17:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

Technology Development

UserDr Hermann Hauser, Amadeus Capital Partners.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 06 March 2015, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Premembering Perception

UserProfessor Kia Nobre, Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity and Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 March 2015, 15:00-16:30

Psychology & Education

Generating social transformation and impact through successful actions in education

UserMarta Soler is Director of CREA, Centre for Research in Theories and Practices that Overcome Inequalities, Ramon Flecha is Professor of Sociology at the University of Barcelona, and Doctor Honoris Causa from West University of Timişoara.

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, (Rm GS5, Donald McIntyre Building).

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Protein misfolding and disaggregation by chaperones

UserProf. Helen Saibil FRS, Department of Crystallography, Birkbeck, University of London.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2015, 19:00-20:30

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Peptides as drugs and tools to study biological systems

UserEmma Cahill (Dept Psychology) & Albert Isidro-Llobet (GSK).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2015, 18:30-20:00

Psychology & Education

Studying the neural mechanisms of attention and memory in childhood

UserDr Duncan Astle,Programme Leader Track, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Research Associate St. John’s College, Cambridge.

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, (Rm GS1), Donald McIntyre Building).

ClockTuesday 03 March 2015, 16:30-18:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Economic Development

UserDr Ha-Joon Chang, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 27 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Neural representation of complex space

UserProfessor Kate Jeffery,Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience Department of Experimental Psychology Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 27 February 2015, 15:00-16:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Structure of the mitochondrial ATPase

UserProfessor Sir John Walker, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 25 February 2015, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Sea monsters to sonar: mapping the Polar oceans

UserLt Cdr Dr John Ash, Scott Polar Research Institute.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 24 February 2015, 17:30-19:00

Psychology & Education

'6 Months'

UserJohn Oates, a Senior Lecturer in the Child and Youth Studies Group at the Open University, Visiting Professor in Developmental Psychology at the University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth and Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, (Rm GS1), Donald McIntyre Building).

ClockTuesday 24 February 2015, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V HILL LECTURE - Science and the quiet art revisited

UserProfessor Sir David Weatherall FRS, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford.

HouseBristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 23 February 2015, 18:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Jan Swammerdam's visions of nature

UserClaire Sabel (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 23 February 2015, 13:00-14:15

Trinity Mathematical Society

Trinity Mathematical Society Symposium 2015

The Symposium is Open to All

UserDr. Nathalie Vriend, Dr. Jonathan Nelson, Prof. Ross Anderson, Dr. Robert Brady and others.

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College.

ClockSunday 22 February 2015, 10:00-17:45

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Life after death: social evolution in a grave

UserProf Rebecca Kilner, Department of Zoology.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 20 February 2015, 18:15-19:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

Biomimicry - Development of Sustainable Design

UserMichael Pawlyn, Exploration Architecture.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 20 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Active Sensing and Brain oscillations

UserProfessor Joachim Gross, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 20 February 2015, 15:00-16:30

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

IET Prestige Lecture: Advanced Materials and 3D Printing for the Regeneration of Human tissues

Tea is served from 6pm

UserProfessor Kevin Shakesheff, Director Wolfson Centre for Tissue Engineering .

HouseWolfson Lecture Room , Churchill College, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 18:30-20:00

Darwin Society

The possible risks of Artificial Intelligence

UserDr Seán Ó HÉigeartaigh.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 18 February 2015, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Some of my Accidents

UserProf. Stephen Richardson, Chemical Engineering, Imperial College.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 16 February 2015, 19:30-21:00

Ivory Tower Society, Pembroke College

Iraq after ISIS

UserRenad Mansour.

HouseN7, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 16 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Development of Climate Science

UserProfessor Dame Julia Slingo, Met Office.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 13 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

The Evolution of Culture

UserProfessor Kevin N. Laland, School of Biology, University of St Andrews.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 13 February 2015, 15:00-16:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Automated building structural design?

UserDr Manuel Davila - Research Associate Structures Group.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 13 February 2015, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Lighting the Future: Next generation LED lighting to save energy and improve our health

UserProfessor Sir Colin Humphreys CBE FREng FRS, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

HouseBristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 09 February 2015, 18:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Visions of useful nature in late-colonial Central America (c. 1770–1821)

UserSophie Brockmann (Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 09 February 2015, 13:00-14:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

Developing a Sense of Self

UserProfessor Bruce Hood, Bristol.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 06 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Social and Motivational Influences on Perceptual Judgments

UserDr Simone Schnall, University Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 February 2015, 15:00-16:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

"Project Successes and Failures in Analysis and Testing"

UserEd Moseley, Design Director for AKT II Consulting Structural & Civil Engineers.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 06 February 2015, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Disentangling focus constructions in Luganda

UserJenneke van der Wal, University of Cambridge.

HouseLecture Block, Room 5, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 05 February 2015, 17:00-18:30

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Human factors and missed solutions to WWII Enigma design weaknesses

UserProf. Harold Thimbleby CEng FIET FRCPE FLSW HonFRSA HonFRCP.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockThursday 05 February 2015, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserManuel Davila - Research Associate Structures Group.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockTuesday 03 February 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Kathrin Menberg - Research Associate Structures Group.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockTuesday 03 February 2015, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Ripping up the Rule Book in Formula One

UserProf. Tony Purnell, Systems Design, Royal Academy of Engineering.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 02 February 2015, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Development of Galaxies

UserProfessor Richard Ellis, Caltech.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 30 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

How and why does an extra sex chromosome affect neurodevelopment?

UserProfessor Dorothy V. M. Bishop. Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 30 January 2015, 15:00-16:30

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Microsoft Distinguished Research Lecture - Laws of Programming with Concurrency

This event may be recorded and made available internally or externally via http://research.microsoft.com. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recordings made. If you do not wish to have your image/voice recorded please consider this before attending

UserSir Tony Hoare, Microsoft Research.

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockThursday 29 January 2015, 16:30-17:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

DNA Sequencing and Other Applications of Engineered Protein Nanopores

NB Location and time have changed

UserProf. Hagan Bayley FRS, Department of Chemistry, Oxford.

HouseGordon Cameron Lecture Theatre, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 28 January 2015, 18:00-19:00

Darwin Society

Stem Cells: some science, some cures and some ethics

UserProf. Whitacker, Director of the North East England Stem Cell Institute.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

ClockTuesday 27 January 2015, 19:00-20:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Development of an Athlete

UserDr Katherine Grainger, Olympic Gold Medallist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 23 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Upstairs-Downstairs- The Gut Microbiome as a Key Regulator of Brain and Behaviour

UserProfessor John F. Cryan, Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 23 January 2015, 15:00-16:30

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

International Legal Constraints on Energy Transitions

CUEN Evening Seminars are open to everyone, free of charge, without any registration.

UserProfessor Jorge E. Vinuales, Harold Samuel Professor of Law and Environmental Policy.

HouseRoom B3, Criminology Department, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 22 January 2015, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

HPV vaccines – are they doing their job?

UserProf. Margaret Stanley OBE, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 21 January 2015, 19:00-20:30

Spanish Researchers in UK (SRUK)-Cambridge

Unleashing the power of genomics in the clinic

A Pint of Knowledge is a series of informal research seminars in the pub where members of the society of Spanish Researchers in the UK (SRUK) explain their research to a general audience. It takes place every 2 months and is open to the general public.

UserFrancesc Coll, Jelena Aleksic, Sergio Martínez Cuesta.

HouseThe Panton Arms Pub.

ClockWednesday 21 January 2015, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Innovation in Practise

UserProf. Andy Hopper, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 January 2015, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Reprogramming Animal Development

UserProfessor Sir John Gurdon, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 16 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

The application of psychological theories to clinical practice

UserProfessor Barbara Wilson, OBE, Founder, Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropyschological Rehabilitation and Honorary Consultant Psychologist.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 January 2015, 15:00-16:30

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Single Password Authentication

UserAlptekin Küpçü, Assistant Professor, Cryptography, Security & Privacy Research Group, Koç University.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 13 January 2015, 14:00-15:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Apptimistic research: Studying well-being and behaviour change using sensor data from mobile phone apps

UserGillian Sandstrom (Dept. Psychology), Neal Lathia (Dept. Computer Science), Felix Naughton (Dept. Public Health and Primary Care) .

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockWednesday 10 December 2014, 18:30-20:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Marine Riser Analysis for Deep-water Drilling

UserDr Andrew Lennon - Course Director of CDT Centre - CUED.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 05 December 2014, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Title to be confirmed

UserDr. Colin Russell (Department of Veterinary Medicine).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 19:00-20:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Stem Cells

UserProf Austin Smith, Cambridge Stem Cell Institute.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 02 December 2014, 20:00-21:15

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

Sino-Russian Gas and Oil Cooperation : The Reality and Its Impacts towards Regional and Global Trading

UserProfessor Keun Wook Paik, associate fellow of the energy, environment, resource department at Chatham House and senior research fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies.

HouseRoom B3, Criminology Department, Sidgwick Site.

ClockTuesday 02 December 2014, 17:00-00:00

Talks from the CU Society of Traditional Chinese Medicine

The essence, philosophy and research methodology of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Free for all. FREE FOOD & DRINKS! Doors will be open at 15:30, the talk will start at 15:45.

UserProfessor Bo-Ying Ma.

HouseOctagon, St. Chads, 48 Grange Road (The junction between Grange Rd. and West Rd).

ClockSaturday 29 November 2014, 15:30-17:00

Zangwill Club

Speech Rhythm and Temporal Structure: A Temporal Sampling Perspective on Phonology and Dyslexia

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor Usha Goswami, Professor of Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience, Director, Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 28 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

CLOUD-CENTRIC ASSURED INFORMATION SHARING

User Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham, Executive Director of the Cyber Security Research Institute, The University of Texas at Dallas.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockThursday 27 November 2014, 11:00-12:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

PhD Information Event

UserProf. Steve Russell (University of Cambridge), Dr. Tim Weil (University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 19:00-20:30

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Creating transparent intact animal organs for high-resolution 3D deep-tissue imaging

UserKeith Siew (Centre for Clinical Investigation), Filipe Lourenco (Cancer Research UK).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 18:30-20:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Earthquake Effects on Critical Infrastructure

UserProfessor Tom O'Rourke, Thomas R. Briggs Professor of Engineering, Cornell University.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 1.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 17:00-18:15

Cambridge-INET Institute, Faculty of Economics

Public Talk: "Managing Global Finance as a System"

To register for this talk please email inet@econ.cam.ac.uk

UserAndy Haldane, Bank of England.

HouseRiley Auditorium, Clare College, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Early-modern maps in mirror image

UserProfessor Paul Harvey, University of Durham.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 17:30-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Collecting natural history: Sloane's 'Vegetable Substances'

UserVictoria Pickering (Queen Mary University of London and Natural History Museum, London).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 24 November 2014, 13:00-14:15

Zangwill Club

Communicating risk and scientific uncertainty to the public and policy-makers

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Hacking is not random: a case-control study of webserver-compromise risk

UserMarie Vasek, PhD student in the Computer Science and Engineering department, Southern Methodist University (SMU).

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockWednesday 19 November 2014, 15:05-16:05

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Microsoft Distinguished Research Lecture Series - Technological Innovation in Healthcare

This event may be recorded and made available internally or externally via http://research.microsoft.com. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recordings made. If you do not wish to have your image/voice recorded please consider this before attending

UserProfessor The Lord Darzi of Denham PC KBE FRS FMedSci HonFREng.

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockTuesday 18 November 2014, 16:30-17:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Living Time Machine: Non-verbal intelligence

UserProf. Nicky Clayton FRS, Dept of Psychology, University of Cambridge and Clive Wilkins.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 19:30-21:00

Cabinet of Natural History

W.B. Carpenter and the wonder of microscopy

UserEmma Pyle (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 13:00-14:15

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

The Eye Contact Effect: Mechanism and Development

Venue changed to the PPSIS SEMINAR ROOM

UserDr Atsushi Senju, Birkbeck, University of London.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

How independent of semantics are phonology and syntax? Evidence from Semantic Dementia

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserDr Karalyn Patterson, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and MRC-CBU, Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Super-resolution imaging: Getting and understanding microscopy images with more details

UserLeila Muresan, Martin Lenz (Cambridge Advanced Imaging Centre).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockWednesday 12 November 2014, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Breast cancer- tackling 10 diseases

UserProf. Carlos Caldas (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2014, 19:00-20:30

Zangwill Club

Genes and environment in adolescent attachment: a challenge to the received wisdom?

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor Pasco Fearon, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 07 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Concurrent multiscale computational modeling of granular materials mechanics: overlap coupling, micromorphic theory, stress and strain measures

UserRichard A. Regueiro, Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Internship Event

UserSally Todd, Careers Service and student speakers.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 05 November 2014, 19:00-20:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Generating the Fuel of Life

UserSir John Walker, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2014, 20:00-21:15

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Human Metabolic Disease: Lessons from the extremes.

UserProf. Sir Stephen O'Rahilly, Clinical Biochemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 19:30-21:00

Zangwill Club

Neural Systems for Navigation

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserDr. Hugo Spiers, Senior Lecturer in Behavioural Neuroscience, UCL Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience, Experimental Psychology, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 31 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Disjunction at prosodic boundaries

UserSam Hellmuth, University of York.

HouseLecture Block, Room 5, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 16:30-18:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Wireless in the Woods

UserProfessor Steven D Glaser, TUM distinguished Affiliated Professor, University of California at Berkeley.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Perception and belief in psychosis

UserProfessor Paul Fletcher, Department of Psychiatry.

HouseBristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 27 October 2014, 18:00-19:00

Zangwill Club

Thinking flexibly and enhancing cognition

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor Verity Brown, FRSE, Provost of St Leonard¹s College, University of St Andrews.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Quantitative Prediction of Solute Strengthening in Metal Alloys

UserProfessor William Curtin, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 14:30-16:00

National Cancer Registration Service (Eastern Office) Monthly Seminars

What Might a Lung Cancer Screening Programme in the UK Look Like?

This talk is open to all but please contact the organiser if you have not been to one of these talks before

UserStephen Duffy, Professor of Cancer Screening at Queen Mary College.

HouseNational Cancer Registration Service, Unit E, Magog Court, Hinton Way, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 23 October 2014, 15:00-16:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Building Brains

UserProf Steve Furber, University of Manchester.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 21 October 2014, 20:00-21:15

C.U. Cryptographic Currency Society

Bitcoin: the good, the bad, and the ugly!

UserDr Nicolas T. Courtois, UCL Department of Computer Science.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Meeting Room 3.

ClockTuesday 21 October 2014, 18:30-19:30

Ivory Tower Society, Pembroke College

Lethal Safety? Fukushima, Fear and the Nuclear Puzzle

UserMalcolm Grimston, Hon. Senior Research Fellow at Imperial Centre for Energy Policy and Technology.

HouseN7, Pembroke College.

ClockTuesday 21 October 2014, 17:30-18:30

Spanish Researchers in UK (SRUK)-Cambridge

Academia & Industry: accelerating the impact of research

UserSir Thomas Blundell, Dr Manuel Pérez Alonso, Hanadi Jabado, Dr Isabel González, Roberto Sánchez Sánchez.

HousePavilion room. Hughes Hall College.

ClockSaturday 18 October 2014, 10:45-14:00

Zangwill Club

Dopamine Neuron Regulation and its Disruption in Schizophrenia and Depression

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserAnthony A. Grace, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Darwin Society

Antarctic krill: a saga of science, industry and ice

UserDr Geraint Tarling.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

ClockThursday 16 October 2014, 20:00-21:00

C.U. Cryptographic Currency Society

Blockchain Technology

UserVitalik Buterin & Stephan Tual, ethereum.

HouseBateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College.

ClockTuesday 14 October 2014, 20:15-21:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - The Computational Universe

UserProfessor Leslie Valiant FRS, T. Jefferson Coolidge Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Harvard USA.

HouseBristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 18:00-19:00

Zangwill Club

The Marshmallow Test: Understanding self-control and how to master it

THIS IS AN SPECIAL EXTRA ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR. PLEASE NOTE, THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor Walter Mischel, Niven Professor of Humane Letters in Psychology, Columbia University, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

The Elasticity of Elasticity

UserK.R. Rajagopal, Forsyth Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University.

HouseEngineering Department - LR4.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 14:00-15:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Jean André Peyssonnel and the coral island

UserSusannah Gibson (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 13:00-14:15

Zangwill Club

Thinking about thinking about thought: Neural mechanisms for understanding other minds

PLEASE NOTE: ALL ZANGWILL CLUB TALKS THIS TERM WILL START AT THE EARLIER TIME OF 3.00PM

UserProfessor Rebecca Saxe, Associate professor of cognitive neuroscience, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Hydrodynamic and Structural Analysis of a Floating Vessel

UserChristopher Vibert - Senior Engineer, Mechanical Integrity Group, Frazer-Nash Consultancy.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3.

ClockFriday 10 October 2014, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge University Global Health Society

Privatisation of the NHS

UserProfessor Allyson Pollock; Professor of Public Health Research and Policy at Queen Mary University, London.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Clinical School, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 03 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Bitcoin as a source of verifiable public randomness

UserJoseph Bonneau, Center For Information Technology Policy, Princeton.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 30 September 2014, 14:00-15:00

Nanoscience Centre Seminar Series

Ultrasonic Actuation in Microfluidics for Particle Handling, Sorting and Droplet Formation

Everyone is welcome

UserDr. Adrian Neild, Laboratory for Micro Systems, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Monash University, Australia.

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room 16, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 26 September 2014, 14:00-15:00

Spanish Researchers in UK (SRUK)-Cambridge

A Pint of Knowledge: Stem cells, from the lab to the clinic

A Pint of Knowledge is a series of informal research seminars in the pub where members of the society of Spanish Researchers in the UK (SRUK) explain their research to a general audience. It takes place every 2 months and is open to the general public.

UserAna Amaral, María Barreira, Sandra Blanco, Usua Laresgoiti and Emma Martínez (University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Panton Arms Pub.

ClockTuesday 23 September 2014, 19:00-21:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

DP5: Privacy-preserving Presence Protocols

UserIan Goldberg, University of Waterloo [currently on sabbatical at the University of Cambridge].

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 23 September 2014, 14:00-15:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

From TLS to secure websites: the HTTPS landmine

UserAntoine Delignat-Lavaud, Inria Paris, team Prosecco (Programming Securely with Cryptography.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 09 September 2014, 14:00-15:00

Construction Engineering Seminars

Design, Construction and Management for Data Rich Advanced Infrastructure Systems

User Lucio Soibelman, Professor and Chair, University of Southern California.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3A.

ClockWednesday 03 September 2014, 14:00-15:00

Nanoscience Centre Seminar Series

Bionanoscience for Innovative Global Healthcare Research & Technology (BIGHEART)

Everyone is welcome

UserProf. Luke P. Lee, Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center, California Institute of Quantitative Biosciences, UC Berkeley.

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room 16, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 08 July 2014, 14:30-15:30

Nanoscience Centre Seminar Series

Mass Fabrication of Micro/Nano Dual-scale Structures and its Applications in Energy Harvesting

Everyone is welcome

UserProf. Haixia (Alice) Zhang, Institute of Microelectronics, Peking University, China.

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room 16, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 04 July 2014, 14:00-15:00

Mordell Lectures

The SL(2,R) action on Moduli space

UserProfessor Alex Eskin (University of Chicago).

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockThursday 03 July 2014, 17:00-18:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge: A walking tour around the historic city centre

Tickets £5. Limited numbers. Please contact John O’Toole to book.

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HouseMeet at steps of Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ.

ClockThursday 19 June 2014, 18:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge: A walking tour around the historic city centre

Tickets £5. Limited numbers. Please contact John O’Toole to book.

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HouseMeet at steps of Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ.

ClockThursday 19 June 2014, 18:30-21:00

The Fitzwilliam Museum

Making sense of the Whipple Museum’s Muggletonian astronomical prints

UserDr Joshua Nall, Assistant Curator, Whipple Museum of the History of Science.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 18 June 2014, 13:15-14:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Noise in audio and electronics

UserDr Chris Hicks, Engineering Director of CEDAR Audio, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 16 June 2014, 19:30-21:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

I spy with my MRI....

UserDr Mick Mantle, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 13 June 2014, 18:15-19:15

Philosophy Events

Routledge Lecture in Philosophy: Acting and Thinking Together

UserProf. Michael Bratman, Stanford University.

House Lecture Theatre, Trinity Hall..

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 17:30-18:30

Spanish Researchers in UK (SRUK)-Cambridge

Pint of Knowledge: Realistic illumination in movies and videogames

A Pint of Knowledge is a series of informal research seminars in the pub where members of the society of Spanish Researchers in the UK (SRUK) explain their research to a general audience. It takes place every 2 months and is open to the general public.

UserAlex Mendez Feliu.

HouseThe Panton Arms Pub.

ClockWednesday 11 June 2014, 19:00-21:00

damf1's list

"Cool War to Cold: Perspectives of the Ukraine Crisis for Russia and the West"

A wine reception will follow the lecture

UserDemetrius A. Floudas, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge.

HousePeter Richards Room, Hughes Hall, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 09 June 2014, 17:30-19:15

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

Gas - An (Un)Conventional Pathway towards our Energy Future? - CUEN Annual Energy Conference

Please register: www.cuen.org.uk (coffee breaks, lunch and wine reception included)

User14 speakers from academia, policy and industry.

HouseJesus College Cambridge.

ClockMonday 09 June 2014, 08:30-18:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Private evening tour of Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Meet at the Brookside Gate entrance, 1 Brookside / Bateman Street, Cambridge, CB2 1JE.

UserGuides from the Friends of the Botanic Garden.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Should We Engineer The Climate? The SPICE Project

The listed speaker is not available; Dr Hunt has very kindly agreed to deliver this lecture in his place

UserDr Hugh Hunt, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 02 June 2014, 19:30-21:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Back to the Beginning in Cosmology and Experimental Radio Astronomy

Fifth Hewish Lecture

UserProfessor Tony Readhead, CALTECH, USA.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 28 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cabinet of Natural History

The sources of Charles Darwin's work on animal reasoning

UserFrancis Neary (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 26 May 2014, 13:00-14:15

Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 44th Annual Series of Lunchtime Lectures

Spatially unbalanced growth in the British Economy

UserProfessor Peter Tyler, Professor in urban and regional economics in the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge.

HouseFirst-floor Classroom, Department of Architecture, 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX.

ClockFriday 23 May 2014, 13:15-14:15

Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 44th Annual Series of Lunchtime Lectures

The Architecture of Recovery

UserIan Davis, Visiting Professor in Disaster Risk Management in Copenhagen, Kyoto, Lund and Oxford Brookes Universities.

HouseLECTURE ROOM 1, Department of Architecture, 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX.

ClockWednesday 21 May 2014, 13:15-14:15

Rausing Lecture

Waste, value and radioactive excess in Africa

Nineteenth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserGabrielle Hecht (University of Michigan).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockMonday 19 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

A day at the races: some common 'illusions' in gambling behaviour

UserDr Luke Clark, Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The Henslow Fellow Lectures - Use of random matrices

The second of two half-hour lectures by the Society's Henslow Fellows

UserDr Stephanie Jacquot, formerly of the Statistical Laboratory, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

HouseBristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 18:30-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Henslow Fellows Lectures - Resolving the early record of animal evolution: Insights from the enigmatic Ediacaran Biota

The first of two half-hour lectures by the Society's Henslow Fellows

UserDr Alexander Liu, Department of Earth Sciences.

HouseBristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 18:00-18:30

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

Shell and Natural Gas

This event kicks-off our Annual Conference on Gas - An (Un)Conventional Pathway towards our Energy Future? Sign-up for conference and poster session via our website: http://www.cuen.org.uk/

UserEmile de Jong, General Manager Expertise and Deployment, Shell.

HouseJudge Business School.

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 18:00-19:30

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Thinking for Programmers: Rising Above the Code

This event may be recorded and made available internally or externally via http://research.microsoft.com. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recordings made. If you do not wish to have your image/voice recorded please consider this before attending

UserLeslie Lamport, Microsoft Research.

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockTuesday 13 May 2014, 17:30-18:30

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Security, Reliability and Backdoors

UserDr Sergei Skorobogatov, Security Group, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 13 May 2014, 15:00-16:00

Zangwill Club

The integration of sensory cues across development

UserProfessor Denis Mareschal, Professor of Psychology & Deputy Head of Department, Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture III : Rydberg atoms in interaction : a new kind of quantum matter.

UserProfessor Serge Haroche, College de France and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Leveraging Text Content for Management of Construction Project Documents

UserAmr A. Kandil, Assistant Professor, School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University .

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3B.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 15:00-16:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Twilight of the Scientific Age

UserDr Martín López Corredoira (Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands).

HouseTodd-Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 19:00-20:00

Slavonic Film and Media Studies

FIlmmaker Marlen Khutsiev in Conversation: Not Yet Evening...

UserMarlen Khutsiev (Guild of Russian Film Directors, Moscow).

HouseWinstanley Theatre, Trinity College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 17:30-19:30

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture II : Counting and controlling photons non-destructively.

UserProfessor Serge Haroche, Collège de France and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 07 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 44th Annual Series of Lunchtime Lectures

What has become of the ‘eco-city’?

UserDr Robert Cowley, Visiting Lecturer, International Eco-Cities Initiative, University of Westminster.

HouseFirst-floor Classroom, Department of Architecture, 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX.

ClockWednesday 07 May 2014, 13:15-14:15

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Land surveying in the post-Roman West

UserJohn Blair, The Queen's College, Oxford.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 06 May 2014, 17:30-19:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture I : Juggling with photons in a box and raising Schrödinger cats of radiation

UserProfessor Serge Haroche, College de Franceand and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 05 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

The Conscious Phenotype

UserProfessor Geraint Rees, Deputy Head of Faculty, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Protecting Programs During Resource Retrieval

UserProfessor Trent Jaeger, CSE Department, Pennsylvania State University.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 29 April 2014, 15:00-16:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

The daily behaviour of happy people

UserDr Gillian Sandstrom, University of Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 29 April 2014, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserTo be confirmed.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 April 2014, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Towards empiricist models of language acquisition

UserAlexander Clark (King's College London).

HouseFaculty of Law, Room LG19.

ClockThursday 24 April 2014, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture Series

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture: Rt Hon Vince Cable, MP

UserRt Hon Vince Cable, MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and President of the Board of Trade.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockWednesday 23 April 2014, 18:00-19:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Overtrawlability and Mechanical Damage of Pipe-in-pipe System

UserMs Zheng Jiexin PhD candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, National University of Singapore.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockWednesday 23 April 2014, 17:00-18:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Website Fingerprinting

UserNikita Borisov, University of Illinois.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 22 April 2014, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Mechanics of Stretchable Electronics

UserProfessor Yonggang Huang, Joseph Cummings Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockThursday 10 April 2014, 14:30-16:00

Spanish Researchers in UK (SRUK)-Cambridge

A Pint of Knowledge: The Chemistry of Peptides: "small proteins" fighting "big diseases"

A Pint of Knowledge is a series of informal research seminars in the pub where members of the society of Spanish Researchers in the UK (SRUK) explain their research to a general audience. It takes place every 2 months and is open to the general public.

UserDr. Albert Isidro Llobet.

HouseThe Panton Arms Pub.

ClockWednesday 09 April 2014, 19:00-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Scientific wine tasting with Luke Webster

Part of the Cambridge Science Festival 2014. £10 but FULLY BOOKED!

UserLuke Webster.

HouseTodd-Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 21 March 2014, 19:30-21:30

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

The Tornado Story: From Dream to Steam

Tea is served from 6pm

UserRob Morland BSc (Hons) CEng, FIET, Director Electricals, A1 Steam Locomotive Trust.

HouseLecture Theatre 0, University of Cambridge Engineering Department, Trumpington Street, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 20 March 2014, 18:30-20:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Bitcoin: A Full Employment Act for security engineers?

UserJoseph Bonneau, Center For Information Technology Policy, Princeton.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 18 March 2014, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

New Book Evening

In association with the Cambridge Science Festival

UserProfs. Spiegelhalter, Ahmed and Longair.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 17 March 2014, 19:30-21:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Captured Thoughts: The Collaborations of an Artist and a Scientist

UserProf Nicky Clayton & Clive Wilkins, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockFriday 14 March 2014, 20:00-21:15

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Frankenstein 2.0: Structure + Pattern + Movement = LIFE?

Part of Cambridge Science Festival 2014. Free & open to all.

UserDr Mark Haw (University of Strathclyde).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 14 March 2014, 19:00-20:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Re-Inventing the Wheel

UserDr Wendel Sebastian - Reader, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Bristol.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 14 March 2014, 15:00-16:00

Zangwill Club

Studies of the human brain during experimental and natural conditions using intracranial recordings and electrical brain stimulation

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK HAS BEEN CHANGED TO THURSDAY 13TH MARCH INSTEAD OF THE USUAL FRIDAY" THIS IS A SPECIAL EXTRA ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR"

UserProfessor Josef Parvizi, Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

The future of biodiversity in tropical landscapes

Come along for this very special lunchtime talk to find out about the future of biodiversity! Feel free to bring your own lunch, but light refreshments will be also provided.

UserEd Turner, Department of Zoology.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

Workshop in Microeconomics

Workshop in Microeconomics

http://www.inet.econ.cam.ac.uk/events/Workshop-Microeconomics

UserProfessor Sanjeev Goyal.

HouseChrist's College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 09:00-05:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

G-quadruplex: the DNA quadruple helix

UserProfessor Shankar Balasubramanian FMedSci FRS (CRUK and Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 12 March 2014, 19:00-20:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Quantum Games with Spins Alight

UserDr Mete Atatüre, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 11 March 2014, 20:00-21:15

Public talk: Duncan Watts

Public talk: Duncan Watts - The Myth of Common Sense: Why Everything That Seems Obvious Isn't

If you may wish to attend please register on website as follows http://sites.google.com/site/camineteventregister/events/duncanwatts

UserDuncan Watts, Microsoft Research.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College,Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 11 March 2014, 17:30-18:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

May the force (of gravity) be with you: general relativity, black holes and beyond

UserPau Figueras, Dpt of Applied Mathematics and Theorical Physics.

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 18:15-19:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Metaphor

UserDr Rowan Williams, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Comparing Apples and Oranges: The Neurocomputation of Value

UserDr Benedetto de Martino, Sir Henry Dale Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 16:30-18:00

Darwin Society

Quantum effects in biology and organic materials: photosynthesis, solar cells and nanomachines.

This talk is free and open to all, and will be followed by refreshments. No registration is necessary.

UserDr. Alex Chin, University of Cambridge.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

ClockThursday 06 March 2014, 19:00-20:30

Lady Margaret Lectures

The Nation's Hidden Art College Revealed

UserAndrew Ellis, Director of the Public Catalogue Foundation.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 05 March 2014, 17:30-19:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Development and Repair of Neurons

UserProf Roger Keynes, Department of Physiology, Development & Neuroscience.

HouseSeminar Room, Institute of Criminology.

ClockTuesday 04 March 2014, 13:15-14:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Why aircraft may soon grow bumps on their wings

UserProfessor Holger Babinsky, Professor of Aerodynamics, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 03 March 2014, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Energetic constraints on the evolution of life

UserDr Nick Lane (Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 03 March 2014, 19:00-20:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Economic Collapse

UserProfessor Ian Morris, Stanford University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 28 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

The peculiarities of the naked mole-rat – what can we learn from them?

NOTE THAT EVENT IS ON THURSDAY

UserDr Ewan St John Smith, Department of Pharmacology.

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 27 February 2014, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Trapping CO2 using sponge-like materials

Slight refreshment will be provided.

UserPu Zhao, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 27 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Sex and the Brain (in fruit flies)

UserDr Gregory Jefferis (MRC LMB, University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2014, 19:00-20:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Neurons Feel the Force

UserDr Kristian Franze, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 20:00-21:15

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

The terrestrial globe under globalisation

UserJerry Brotton (Professor of Renaissance Studies, Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 17:30-19:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Introduction to DNSSEC

UserTony Finch, University of Cambridge Computing Service.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Hop, skip and jump - muscles are not just for running

A V HILL LECTURE

UserProfessor Michael Ferenczi, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Singapore.

HouseBristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 24 February 2014, 18:00-19:00

Trinity Mathematical Society

TMS Symposium

UserMany speakers, DPMMS, DAMTP, Dept of Engineering, Computer Lab, Oxford Mathematical Institute, Biostatistics Unit.

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College.

ClockSunday 23 February 2014, 10:00-17:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Human Plague

UserProfessor Stephen Emmott, Microsoft Research.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 21 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Limits to Goal-Directed Action Control - Implications for Psychopathologies

UserDr Sanne de Wit, Assistant Professor Dept. of Clinical Psychology University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 21 February 2014, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Mapping Methane in the Arctic

UserDr Michelle Cain, Centre for Atmospheric Science, Dept of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 20 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Imaging biology in the cancer patient

UserProfessor Kevin Brindle FMedSci (CRUK and Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2014, 19:00-20:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

The sweet smell of E. coli division

UserDr David Summers, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 20:00-21:15

Friends of the Sedgwick Museum

“Impact of Climate Change on Ocean Chemistry”

18:15 for 19:00 start

UserJoanna Kerr and India Weidle.

HouseHarker 1 Dept. Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 18:15-20:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Large-Scale Physical and Computational Simulation of Soil-Structure Systems

UserProfessor Ahmed Elgamal, Department of Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 16:00-17:30

Nanoscience Centre Seminar Series

A research platform for Acoustic Wave Sensors

UserProf. Antonio Arnau Vives, Polytechnic University of Valencia and Advanced Wave Sensors .

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room 16, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Skeletons in the cabinet and the Grand Tour of anatomy

UserMargaret Carlyle (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 13:00-14:15

Wolfson College Science Society talks

In search of personal meaning in a file of 3.3 billion DNA letters

UserDr. Manuel Corpas, The Genome Aanalysis Center, Norwich.

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 18:15-19:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues, Populations & Survival

UserProfessor Stephen J O'Brien, St Petersburg State University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

The role of the motor system in action perception

UserDr James Kilner, Senior Lecturer in Human Motor Neurosciences, Institute of Neurology, University College London .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 16:30-18:00

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

IET Prestige Lecture - Pushing back the boundaries of computer science

All are welcome: Tea is served from 6pm

UserProfessor Andrew Blake, Microsoft Research.

HouseThe Umney Theatre, Robinson College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 18:30-20:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

A framework for understanding energy pile behaviour

UserDr Peter Bourne-Webb, Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Earth Resources Instituto Superior Técnico IST, Lisbon, Portugal.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 5.

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Biophysical insights into protein aggregation

UserDr Tuomas Knowles (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2014, 19:00-20:30

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'The True Function of Education'

This talk is open to the public, and may be podcast

UserPhilip Allott, Emeritus Professor of International Public Law, Fellow of Trinity College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2014, 17:45-19:15

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The dinosaur Iguanodon (1809-2013) - palaeobiology in action

UserDr David B Norman, Reader in Palaeobiology & Curator of the Sedgwick Museum, Department of Earth Sciences.

HouseBristol-Myers-Squibb Lecture theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 10 February 2014, 18:00-19:00

Soul Food

Soul Food: "A Sense of Time"

UserEric Harshfield (University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockSaturday 08 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

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