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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

University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI)

Game of Life Interactive Game and Talk

UserJohan Rockström Professor in Environmental Sciences Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University and Dr Harriet Allen, Dept of Geography.

HouseMead Room, University Centre.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 11:00-13:30

University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI)

Planetary Boundaries 2.0: the latest advancements on defining a safe operating space for humanity on Earth

UserJohan Rockström Professor in Environmental Sciences and Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI)

Literature and Conservation

UserRichard Mabey, Dame Fiona Reynolds, Blake Morrison, Dr John Fanshawe, Dr Paul Chirico, Dr Mina Gorji.

HouseLittle Hall Lecture Theatre, Sidgwick Site.

ClockTuesday 28 October 2014, 19:30-20:30

University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI)

Human prosperity within planetary boundaries

UserJohan Rockström Professor in Environmental Sciences and Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockTuesday 28 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

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

University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI)

Gender and Green Governance

UserProfessor Bina Agarwal, University of Manchester.

HouseLittle Hall Lecture Theatre, Sidgwick Site.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 16:30-17:30

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

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

Explore Islam Week 2014 (EIW)

Ethics of War

UserTimothy Winters.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 24 February 2014, 18:30-20:00

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

Explore Islam Week 2014 (EIW)

Moses, Jesus and Muhummad: One Message

UserSh. Dr Mohammad Saeed Bahmanpour & Imam Sejad Mekic.

HouseEmmanuel College, Queen's Building Auditorium.

ClockSaturday 22 February 2014, 18:30-20:00

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Nature of Plagues

UserProfessor Angela McLean, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Zangwill Club

The role of "means selection" and "outcome selection" information in infants' goal attribution

UserDr Szilvia Biro, Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, NL and Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Experiments in multidisciplinary materials research

UserProfessor Mark Miodownik, University College London.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 14:30-16:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Towards a model of morphological processing grounded in principles of discriminative learning

UserHarald Baayen, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebing and University of Alberta.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Cassandra's Climate

UserMichael Sheppard, Emeritus Schlumberger Fellow, Schlumberger.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Socio-ecology and Conservation of Asian Apes

UserDr David Chivers (Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge).

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

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

Education Technology

Reinventing Education

NOTE 1: Offsite parking only - at Clerk Maxwell Road. Note 2: There may be opportunities to meet the speaker before noon, but after questions from the audience (till 15:30) the speaker needs to catch a plane to the US.

UserAnant Agarwal, President, edX, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Bragg Building, Cavendish Laboratory, 19 JJ Thomson Ave, Cambridge CB3 0HE.

ClockWednesday 05 February 2014, 14:00-15:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Can Research Prevent Crime?

UserProfessor Lawrence Sherman, Director, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge.

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

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Nanotechnology in healthcare: turning science fiction into science fact

UserDr Luis Garcia-Gancedo (Electrical Engineering Division, University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 18:15-19:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

Silicon Plagues

UserMikko H Hypponen, CRO F-Secure & columnist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Crossmodal correspondences: Looking for links between sound symbolism & synaesthesia, & their application to multisensory marketing

UserProfessor Charles Spence, Crossmodal Research Laboratory, University of Oxford & Head of Sensory Marketing, JWT Ad Agency .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 16:30-18:00

Sustainability in the Built Environment (GreenBRIDGE)

**EVENT POSTPONED** Cambridge's Future: Green Jobs, Green Growth

UserDr Julian Huppert, Member of Parliament for Cambridge.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 3.

ClockThursday 30 January 2014, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

The relevance of botanic garden greenhouses in the modern era

UserAlexander Summers, Botanic Garden.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 30 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Spanish Researchers in UK (SRUK)-Cambridge

A Pint of Knowledge: Cell division: Better to make it than break it

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. Isabel Peset Martin.

HouseThe Panton Arms Pub.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2014, 19:00-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & History

UserProfessor Chris Dobson, Dr Mary Dobson, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Fairness, trust & reciprocity: insights from decision neuroscience

UserProfessor Alan Sanfey, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behavior.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 16:30-18:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Title to be confirmed

UserJulian Conrad, MRC-LMB, Cambridge.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 18:15-19:15

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Which take which?

UserRichard Holton, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 17:00-18:30

Darwin Society

Scientific editing, why bother!

This talk is followed by a wine and soft drinks reception for a chance to talk to the speaker.

UserDr. Chris Surridge.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 22 January 2014, 19:00-20:30

Lady Margaret Lectures

Troubled by Culture: Global Reflections in a World of Change

UserProfessor Aida Hernandez, Dr Susan Bayly and Professor Sarah Radcliffe.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 22 January 2014, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Validation of EEG-neurofeedback for optimising performance

UserProfessor John Gruzelier, Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London.

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

ClockMonday 20 January 2014, 19:30-21:00

Soul Food

Soul Food: "The Sacred Balance"

UserEric Harshfield (University of Cambridge).

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

ClockSaturday 18 January 2014, 16:00-17:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Medicine

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Conditioned Nausea: Experimental Analysis and Practical Applications

UserProfessor Geoffrey Hall, University of York, University of New South Wales, and University of Plymouth..

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 16:30-18:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Washboard Road: The dynamics of granular ripples

UserProf Jim McElwaine, BA,MA,MMath,CASM,PhD, Professor of Geohazards, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University and the Planetary Science Institute Tucson.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

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

Cambridge Café Scientifique

The Saga of Alemtuzumab in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

Free entry, open to the public and complimentary drink included

UserProfessor Alastair Compston, Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

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

ClockWednesday 15 January 2014, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

COLOUR

One day meeting - free entry and open to all

UserOrganised by Professor John Mollon FRS.

HouseLecture Room 0 Department of Engineering.

ClockThursday 09 January 2014, 09:30-17:15

Nanoscience Centre Seminar Series

DETECTION OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS USING PIEZORESISTIVE MICROCANTILEVER SENSORS WITH METAL ORGANIC FRAMEWORKS

UserProfessor Peter J. Hesketh, School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332.

HouseMRC Seminar Room M208, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 18 December 2013, 13:30-14:30

Soul Food

Soul Food: "Footprints in the Sand"

UserEric Harshfield (University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College (Old Court on Trinity Lane, behind King's College chapel).

ClockSaturday 14 December 2013, 16:00-17:00

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

'Careers in Renewables' + 'Shale Gas in the UK: will it solve our energy issue?'

Refreshments will be provided!

UserMr Vince Pizzoni, Executive Search Consultant, Peng and Associates, London.

HouseGraduate Union Lounge, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge.

ClockSaturday 07 December 2013, 18:00-19:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

How does cancer become an infectious disease?

UserDr Hannah Siddle (Dpt of Pathology, Cambridge University).

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 06 December 2013, 18:15-19:15

Nanoscience Centre Seminar Series

Efficient Batch-microfabricated Hardware for Miniaturized Spacecraft

UserDr. Luis Fernando Velásquez-García, Principal Research Scientist, Microsystems Technology Laboratories, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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

ClockFriday 06 December 2013, 13:30-14:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

A Fully Integrated, Printed, Self-Rechargeable Wireless Sensor Node for Engine and Motor Condition Monitoring

UserProfessor Paul Wright, Director of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at CITRIS Berkeley, Berkeley Manufacturing Institute .

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 05 December 2013, 16:00-17:00

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

'Second coming: the rebirth of nuclear power in the UK' - CUEN Seminar Series

Refreshments will be provided!

UserDr. Simon Taylor and Dr. Eugene Shwageraus, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom LT3, Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AG.

ClockMonday 02 December 2013, 18:00-19:30

Cabinet of Natural History

The sources of Charles Darwin's work on animal reasoning

CANCELLED

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

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

ClockMonday 02 December 2013, 13:00-14:15

Zangwill Club

Hermann Lotze and Local Sign

UserProfessor Michael Morgan, Professor of Visual Neuroscience at City University (Optometry) London and a Max-Planck Senior Fellow at the Institute for Neurological Research in Cologne.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 29 November 2013, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Language Learning and the brain

UserMatt Davies, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 28 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Fat fish are a forest product

UserDr Andrew Tanentzap (Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Mysterious goings-on around Antarctica

See this map for the venue location: http://www.zerocarbonsociety.org/wordpresszcs/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Picture3.png

UserAlek Petty, Earth Sciences Department, Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling, UCL.

HouseBuckingham Room, Magdalene College.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Darwin Society

New Approaches to Understanding and Preventing Neurodegenerative Diseases

UserProfessor Chris Dobson FRS, University of Cambridge.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockTuesday 26 November 2013, 19:00-20:15

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Decoding human genomes on a population scale: solexa/illumina sequencing

Note new start time of 6.00pm

UserProfessor Shankar Balasubramanian FRS FMedSchi, Herchel Smith Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute.

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

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 18:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Bringing up the body: psychology and embodiment in the 20th century

UserAndrew Buskell (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 13:00-14:15

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Information storage in DNA

UserDr. Nick Goldman (EMBL - European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 22 November 2013, 18:15-19:15

Zangwill Club

The miswired brain – from altered neurodevelopment to psychopathology

UserDr Kevin J. Mitchell, Institutes of Genetics and Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 November 2013, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Internship Information Event

User[Careers Service and Former Summer Students and Interns].

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Centre for Neuroscience in Education (CNE)

The relation between non-symbolic and symbolic number processing

UserProf. Bert Reynvoet, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, KU Leuven.

HouseDepartment of Psychology, 2nd Floor Seminar Room, Main Building, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Are you your brain?

UserProfessor Steven Rose (The Open University).

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

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Using underwater robots to observe the rapidly melting Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica

See this map for the venue location: http://www.zerocarbonsociety.org/wordpresszcs/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Picture3.png

UserLouise Biddle, University of East Anglia.

HouseBuckingham Room, Magdalene College.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Notes on Notes: The musicology of performance

The CSAR AGM will precede this lecture at 19:15

UserProfessor John Rink, Professor of Musical Performance Studies, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 19:15-21:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

SCION: Scalability, Control, and Isolation On Next-Generation Networks

UserProf. Adrian Perrig, Department of Computer Science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH).

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

Soul Food

Soul Food: "The Light Within"

UserEric Harshfield (University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College (Old Court on Trinity Lane, behind King's College chapel).

ClockSaturday 16 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

Millennium Maths Project public lectures

Cambridge Maths Circle

UserVolunteer staff and students, Faculty of Mathematics.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge CB3 0WA.

ClockSaturday 16 November 2013, 10:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Risk, uncertainty and feedback: How and what we learn from observing the outcome of our choices

UserDr Tim Rakow, Reader, Department of Psychology, University of Essex.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 16:30-18:00

Nanoscience Centre Seminar Series

Optical Microsystems and Applications in Biosensing and Thermal Imaging

UserProf. Hakan Urey, Koç University, Electrical&Electronic Engineering Department, Optical Microsystems Laboratory (OML), Istanbul-Turkey.

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

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 13:30-14:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Communicating risk and scientific uncertainty

UserProfessor David Spiegelhalter OBE FRS (Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Genomics, Structural Biology and Making New Medicines: An Opportunity for Academia to Contribute

HONORARY FELLOWS LECTURE

UserProfessor Sir Tom Blundell FRS FMedSci, Emeritus Professor and Director of Research, Department of Biochemistry.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 18:00-19:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

The Headache of Hypoxia

UserProf Hugh Montgomery, University College London.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2013, 20:00-21:15

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The cultured chimpanzee: nonsense or breakthrough?

Note new start time of 6.00pm

UserProfessor William McGrew, Division of Biological Anthropology, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology .

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

ClockMonday 11 November 2013, 18:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Willi Hennig and philosophy

UserCharissa Varma (Darwin Correspondence Project).

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

ClockMonday 11 November 2013, 13:00-14:15

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The Dark Matter Mystery and the Large Hadron Collider

UserProf. Ben Allanach (Theoretical Physics, Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 08 November 2013, 18:15-19:15

Zangwill Club

What We Need to Know about Intelligence but Do Not'

UserDr Wendy Johnson, Department of Psychology and Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh..

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 November 2013, 16:30-18:00

Spanish Researchers in UK (SRUK)-Cambridge

Pint of knowledge. Documentary: MARAGATERIA: A COR(E)OGRAPHY

A Pint of Knowledge are informal research seminars in the pub, where members of Spanish Researchers in UK (SRUK) explained their research interest to the general public. Celebrated every 2 months and opened to everybody.

UserPablo Alonso. Department of Archaeology.

HouseThe Panton Arms Pub.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 19:00-21:00

Fitzwilliam College Foundation Lectures

'Double standards: perspectives on life in public companies and public office'.

Ken Olisa has spent the last five years in what he calls "parallel universes" at the heart of two of our nation’s cherished institutions – the City and the House of Commons.

UserKen Olisa OBE.

HouseFitzwilliam College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 18:00-19:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Why is Chemistry Difficult?

UserDr Jonathan Goodman, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2013, 20:00-21:15

Cambridge University Biological Society

PhD Information Event

User[Careers Service and current PhD and MPhil students].

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Darwin Society

Graphene: A Future Emerging Technology

This talk is free and open to all.

UserProf. Andrea C. Ferrari, University of Cambridge.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockMonday 04 November 2013, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

How can mice using iPads help cure Alzheimer's disease?

UserProfessor Tim Bussey (Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 04 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Zangwill Club

Drug addiction: neural mechanisms underlying the development of compulsive drug seeking habits

UserProfessor Barry Everitt, Professor of Behavioural Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 November 2013, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Multiprotein assemblies, structural biology and drug discovery: Gaining selectivity through allostery

UserProfessor Sir Tom Blundell FRS FMedSci (Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 30 October 2013, 19:00-20:30

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Exploring young children's understanding of their own peer-directed behaviour at school

UserKatie Rix, PhD student at the Department of Psychology and Counselling, University of Greenwich.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 29 October 2013, 13:00-14:00

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

Realising your potential at an early stage

Free event - All welcome

UserVarious (see programme).

HouseGirton College, Cambridge, CB3 0JG.

ClockTuesday 29 October 2013, 11:30-13:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Key Drivers in the World Economy: Why we should be positive

The ‘Festival of Ideas’ Lecture

UserDr Gerard Lyons, Economic Adviser to the Mayor of London.

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

ClockMonday 28 October 2013, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Antarctica, Ozone and Change: some links between environmental concerns

Note new start time of 6.00pm

UserMr Jonathan Shanklin, British Antarctic Survey .

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

ClockMonday 28 October 2013, 18:00-19:00

Soul Food

Soul Food, October 2013: "Visions of Oneness"

Part of Cambridge Festival of Ideas

UserEric Harshfield (University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College (Old Court on Trinity Lane, behind King's College chapel).

ClockSaturday 26 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The Origin and Evolution of the Universe

UserProf. John Barrow (Dpt of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge University) .

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 25 October 2013, 18:15-19:15

Zangwill Club

Economical brain networks

UserProfessor Ed Bullmore, Behavioural & Clinical Neuroscience Institute, Dept Psychiatry, University of Cambridge GlaxoSmithKline R&D, Cambridge Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 October 2013, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Some challenges in modelling influenza

UserDr Julia Gog (CCBI and DAMTP, University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 23 October 2013, 19:00-20:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Super-resolution Microscopy

UserDr Eric Rees, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2013, 20:00-21:15

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Psychology of scams

UserDavid Modic, University of Cambridge.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2013, 16:15-17:15

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Applied and not-yet-applied

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge CB3 0DS.

ClockMonday 21 October 2013, 19:30-21:00

Zangwill Club

Re-contextualizing the hippocampus

UserDr Charan Ranganath,Leverhulme Visiting Professor, Dept. of Psychology & Visiting Fellow of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, UK Professor, Department of Psychology and Center for Neuroscience, University of California at Davis, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 October 2013, 16:30-18:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Dr Arnaud Bonin

UserDr Arnaud Bonin - EDF Energy, Nuclear Engineering .

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 18 October 2013, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

The onset of borrowing: Somali and English

UserJeanette Sakel, University of the West of England.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 17:00-18:30

Alcuin Lecture

The Alcuin Lecture 2013 - Is there a future for the European Union - and with Britain in it?

UserProfessor Loukas Tsoukalis, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration at the University of Athens and President of ELIAMEP.

HouseRiley Auditorium, Clare College.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Teenagers: A Natural History

UserDr David Bainbridge (Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 16 October 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

BioSoc Freshers' Squash

UserJoin BioSoc - light refreshments provided.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2013, 18:00-19:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

From Mars to the Multiverse

UserLord Martin Rees, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2013, 20:00-21:15

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

CUEN squash event

Refreshments will be provided

Userthe CUEN committee.

HouseThe Cambridge Union Society, 9a Bridge Street, Cambridge CB2 1UB.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2013, 19:00-20:00

Darwin Society

HPV vaccines - are they doing their job?

UserProfessor Margaret Stanley, University of Cambridge.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Physics, Chemistry,Materials Science and Biology from the Schrodinger Equation

LARMOR LECTURE - note new start time of 6.00pm

UserProfessor Mike Payne FRS, Head of Theory of Condensed Matter Group, Department of Physics.

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

ClockMonday 14 October 2013, 18:00-19:00

Zangwill Club

Benefits and limitations of hearing aids

UserProfessor Brian Moore, Professor of Auditory Perception, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 11 October 2013, 16:30-18:00

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Active Pedestrian Safety: from Research to Reality

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

UserDariu M. Gavrila, Daimler R&D (Ulm, Germany) and Univ. of Amsterdam (The Netherlands).

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

ClockThursday 03 October 2013, 11:00-12:00

Winton Programme for the Physics of Sustainability

Winton Symposium on Materials Discovery

UserFor full list of speakers visit http://www.phy.cam.ac.uk/materialsdiscovery.

HouseCavendish Laboratory, Pippard Lecture Theatre,.

ClockMonday 30 September 2013, 09:00-18:00

MSt in Sustainability Leadership

Chris Huhne - UK Government climate, energy and environmental policy

No need to reserve places, but please arrive by 16.50. Doors will close once the venue's capcity has been reached.

UserChris Huhne, former UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change.

HouseEngineering Department, Lecture Room 0.

ClockThursday 05 September 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Psychometrics Centre Seminars

The story of what was hidden in our genes

UserProf Dr James Flynn (University of Otago, New Zealand).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockThursday 05 September 2013, 16:00-17:00

Millennium Maths Project public lectures

Mathemagic with a Deck of Cards

UserProfessor Colm Mulcahy, Spelman College, Atlanta.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge CB3 0WA.

ClockThursday 18 July 2013, 17:30-18:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Failure criteria and plane strain collapse

UserProf. Rocco Lagioia, DICATAM – University of Brescia, Italy.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 18 July 2013, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Short and long-term leakage through composite liners

UserProfessor Kerry Rowe, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockTuesday 09 July 2013, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Failure criteria and plan strain collapse

UserProfessor Rocco Lagioia, DICATAM – University of Brescia, Italy.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockTuesday 09 July 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Bad Moves: How decision making goes wrong and the ethics of smart drugs’

Please note that this event will take place on Wednesday

UserProfessor Barbara Sahakian, Department of Psychiatry.

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

ClockWednesday 26 June 2013, 19:30-20:30

Millennium Maths Project public lectures

Alan Turing and the Enigma Machine

UserDr James Grime, Millennium Mathematics Project, University of Cambridge.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge CB3 0WA.

ClockWednesday 26 June 2013, 10:30-11:30

Cambridge Screen Media Group

Loving Theory: two talks on film and television

UserAlison Fornell (Screen Media and Cultures MPhil student, University of Cambridge) and Amelie Hastie (Professor of English and Film and Media Studies, Amherst College).

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP.

ClockTuesday 11 June 2013, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Building Business in the Sunshine

UserStuart Elmes, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Viridian Solar.

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

ClockMonday 10 June 2013, 19:00-21:00

damf1's list

"A Change of Seasons: Egypt, the ‘Arab Spring’ and the challenges ahead"

A wine reception will follow the lecture

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

HousePavillion Room, Hughes Hall, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 10 June 2013, 17:15-19:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Characterisation of clean and silty-sands using variable penetration rate cone testing

UserProfessor Jason DeJong, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 3A.

ClockThursday 30 May 2013, 16:00-17:30

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Flourishing: from science to policy

UserProfessor Felicia Huppert, University of Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 28 May 2013, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Plan Bee: Ensuring the Future of Pollination

UserMike Brown, Head of National Bee Unit, The Food and Environmental Research Agency, DEFRA.

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

ClockMonday 27 May 2013, 19:00-21:00

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