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Computer Laboratory Computer Architecture Group Meeting

Design for Security Test against Fault Injection Attack, and Fast Test with Compressive Sensing

Note unusual time and venue. Talk follows 14:00 to 14:45 talk.

UserProf Huiyun Li, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Computer Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 02 August 2016, 14:45-15:30

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Zebrafish as a model to understand development and disease

UserAna Lopez Ramirez and Helena Khaliullina (Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 20 July 2016, 18:30-20:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Using Brain Imaging to Evaluate Nutritional Intervention Strategies in Resource Poor Settings

UserDr Sarah Lloyd-Fox (University of London) and Dr Sophie E. Moore (MRC Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 06 July 2016, 18:30-20:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

CRISPR/Cas9 – the good, the bad and the ugly!

UserDr Aisling Redmond (CRUK CI), Dr Florian Merkle (Stem Cell Institute) & Dr Alasdair Russell (CRUK CI).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 22 June 2016, 18:30-20:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge. Geology walking tour - FULLY BOOKED

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HouseMeet in front of the Round Church, CB2 1UB.

ClockThursday 16 June 2016, 18:30-20:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Musilanguage in the Cradle

UserDr Fabia Franco, Middlesex University London.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 10 June 2016, 17:45-19:10

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Cancer: Finding New Targets and Novel Therapies

UserDr Molly Taylor (Astra Zeneca), Dr Chiranjeevi Sandi (Astra Zeneca) & Dr James Lynch (Astra Zeneca) .

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 08 June 2016, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Landing on a Comet

UserProfessor Monica Grady CBE, Professor of Planetary and Space Science, The Open University.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 06 June 2016, 19:30-21:00

Philomathia Social Sciences Research Programme

Julian Huxley’s Reproductive Futures

Please register your interest at: reprosoc@hermes.cam.ac.uk

UserAlison Bashford, Vere Harmsworth Professor of Imperial and Naval History, Fellow of Jesus College.

HouseBentley Room, The Pitt Building.

ClockMonday 23 May 2016, 17:00-18:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The Psychophysiology of the Vasovagal (Fainting) Response: Mechanisms and Interventions

UserDr Philippe T. Gilchrist, Wolfson College, Department of Psychology.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 20 May 2016, 17:45-18:30

Mordell Lectures

Why Mathematical Proof?

UserDana Scott (Emeritus, Carnegie Mellon, Visiting Scholar in Mathematics, Berkeley) .

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockFriday 20 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

The Blackett Society

The Science of Sexual Orientation

Open to all, free of charge

UserDr. Gerulf Rieger, University of Essex.

HouseThe Parlour | Magdalene College.

ClockFriday 20 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Eating and over-eating: a cognitive perspective

UserPaul Fletcher, Bernard Wolfe Professor of Health Neuroscience; Wellcome Trust Sernior Research Fellow in Clinical Science Department of Psychiatry and Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation T.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 20 May 2016, 16:30-18:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture III - What, Where. … and How? The future of the LHC and beyond.

UserMelissa Franklin, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics, Harvard University.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 20 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Phonotactics with[awt] rules: the learnability of a simple, unnatural pattern in English

UserJohn Harris, UCL (in collaboration with Nick Neasom (UCL) and Kevin Tang (Yale)).

HouseGR04, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 19 May 2016, 16:30-18:30

Rausing Lecture

Reclaiming conversation: our new silent spring in a digital age

Twenty-First Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserSherry Turkle (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 19 May 2016, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Probing the Polar Oceans

UserDr Emily Shuckburgh, Deputy Head of Polar Oceans, British Antactic Survey.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 16 May 2016, 19:30-21:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The Invention of Consciousness

UserProfessor Nicholas Humphrey, LSE, New College of the Humanities, Darwin College.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 13 May 2016, 17:45-19:10

Capitalism on the Edge

Capitalism on the Edge - Capitalism on Stage

UserZoe Svendsen and Paul Mason.

HouseMurray Edwards College.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 17:15-19:00

ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

The Emerging Crimmigration Control System

UserProfessor Ben Bowling, King's College London.

HouseFaculty of Law, Room LG18, Sidgwick Site.

ClockTuesday 10 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Complex Analysis — Simplified!

UserProfessor Andy Raich, University of Arkansas.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 06 May 2016, 17:45-19:10

Zangwill Club

An engineering approach to aversive learning.

UserDr Ben Seymour, Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 May 2016, 16:30-18:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Vibration based Structural Health Monitoring: from Bridges to Wind Turbines

UserFilipe Magalhães Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockFriday 06 May 2016, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Vibration based structural health monitoring: from Bridges to Wind Turbines

This lecture is part of the Structures Research Seminar series

UserFilipe Magalhaes, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 06 May 2016, 15:00-16:00

Psychology & Education

Associations and structure: How knowledge drives reasoning

UserAiden Feeney Senior Lecturer School of Psychology Queen's University Boston.

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, (room 1S3 Donald McIntyre Building).

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 12:30-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Checking out NHS Health Checks

UserProfessor Simon Griffin, Department of Public Health and Primary Care.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 29 April 2016, 17:45-19:10

Zangwill Club

The Invention of Consciousness

UserProfessor Nick Humphrey, Darwin College, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 29 April 2016, 16:30-18:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Modelling non-symmetry of collagen fibre dispersion in the elasticity of arterial wall tissue

UserProfessor Raymond Ogden, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 29 April 2016, 14:00-15:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Open Data and Reproducibility

UserDr. Marta Teperek and Dr. Kirstie Whitaker.

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 18:30-20:00

Capitalism on the Edge

Capitalism and human welfare in the hi-tech/hi-touch world

UserLord Adair Turner, Senior Fellow at the Institute of New Economic Thinking.

HouseMurray Edwards College.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 17:15-19:00

Technology and Democracy Events

"Social media and political turbulence"

UserProfessor Helen Margetts (Oxford Internet Institute).

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, West Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 26 April 2016, 14:00-16:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

The Early Development of Joking and Pretending

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr Elena Hoicka, Sheffield University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 26 April 2016, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Storing, using and updating knowledge for behavioural control.

UserProfessor Tim Behrens, Professor of Computational Neuroscience, Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB), University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 April 2016, 16:30-18:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Mind the Gap: Nanotechnology for Molecular Sensing and Nanomedicine

UserDr Jennifer Hare (AstraZeneca) and Dr Seti Kasera (Dept. Of Chemistry).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 13 April 2016, 18:30-20:00

Slavonic Studies

Places of Amnesia: The Inside and the Outside. Can the Human Body be a Place of Amnesia?

Free admission

UserDr Paul Connerton (University of Cambridge).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 06 April 2016, 09:00-18:30

Slavonic Studies

Places of Amnesia: Unintentional Revelations. Rescuing the Past, Obliquely.

Free admission

UserProfessor Carlo Ginzburg (UCLA/University of Pisa).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 05 April 2016, 09:00-18:30

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Improving with age? A multisensory lecture on wine chemistry

Event is now fully booked

UserAlissa Aron, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge.

HouseTodd-Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 31 March 2016, 19:00-21:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Understanding, Characterizing, and Detecting Facebook Like Farms

UserDr. Emiliano De Cristofaro, Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), University College London.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 22 March 2016, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Evolution of life - ONE DAY MEETING

ONE DAY MEETING

UserOrganisers: Professor Ray Goldstein FRS and Professor Simon Conway Morris FRS.

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre - New Museums Site.

ClockFriday 18 March 2016, 09:00-17:45

Zangwill Club

Brain algorithmics: reverse engineering dynamic information processing in brain networks from EEG/MEG time series

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED

UserProf. Philippe G. Schyns, FRSE, FRSA Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, Director University of Glasgow.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 11 March 2016, 16:30-18:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

The role of stigma in the pursuit of personal projects: Implications for the health and well-being of marginalized individuals

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr David Frost, University of Surrey.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 08 March 2016, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Towards a cure for Alzheimer's Disease

UserProfessor Michele Vendruscolo, Centre for Misfolding Diseases, Department of Chemistry.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 07 March 2016, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Game Theory of Conflict

UserDr Thomas C Schelling, University of Maryland.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 04 March 2016, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

The typical and atypical development of the social brain

UserMark H Johnson, MRC Director, Centre for Brain & Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London..

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 04 March 2016, 16:30-18:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Sequencing Ebola virus in an insect filled tent; how real-time next generation sequencing aided the epidemic response.

UserProfessor Ian Goodfellow (Division of Virology, Department of Pathology) and Dr Matt Cotten (Sanger Centre).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 02 March 2016, 18:30-20:00

Lady Margaret Lectures

Democracy and its Discontents

UserProfessor John Shattuck, Central European University.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 02 March 2016, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

EDSAC Reborn: A computer detective story

UserDr Nigel Bennee FBCS, The EDSAC Replica Project, The Computer Conservation Society.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 29 February 2016, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games Animals Play

UserProfessor Nick Davies, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 26 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Mackenzie-Stuart Lectures

Investment Arbitration and EU Law

There is no charge to attend but please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mackenzie-stuart-lecture-2016-tickets-19184723023

UserAdvocate General Juliane Kokott, Court of Justice of the EU.

HouseFaculty of Law.

ClockFriday 26 February 2016, 17:30-19:00

Zangwill Club

New perspectives on old puzzles – memory and the brain

UserProfessor Eleanor A. Maguire, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 February 2016, 16:30-18:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Beyond the Nuclear Family: An Evolutionary Perspective on Family and Fertility

UserDr Rebecca Sear, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 26 February 2016, 16:00-17:10

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

PRESTIGE LECTURE - DIAMOND LIGHT SOURCE

Tea is served from 6pm

UserProf. Andrew Harrison, Diamond Light Source.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockThursday 25 February 2016, 18:30-20:00

Capitalism on the Edge

CAPITALISM ON THE EDGE - Inequality

UserRosamund Urwin (London Evening Standard) and Ben Phillips (ActionAid).

HouseMurray Edwards College.

ClockThursday 25 February 2016, 17:15-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Campath-1H: how a famous antibody found its disease

UserProfessor Alastair Compston, Professor Emeritus of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

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

ClockMonday 22 February 2016, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games for the Brain

UserProfessor Barbara Sahakian, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 19 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

How rational are we?

UserProfessor Ulrike Hahn, Department of Psychological Sciences Birkbeck, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 February 2016, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Protein Folding Homeostasis

UserProfessor David Ron, MD, FMedSci, FRS | Cambridge Institute for Medical Research.

HouseBateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2016, 19:30-20:30

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Analysing the transcriptome of cells: computational challenges and applications of single cell RNA-sequencing

UserDr Catalina Vallejos (MRC Biostatistics Unit & EMBL-EBI) & Dr Antonio Scialdone (EMBL-EBI).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2016, 18:30-20:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

A discourse of ‘we’: gendered subjectivities and caregiving in UK ‘stay-at-home-dads’

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr Abigail Locke, University of Bradford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Cellulose Photonics: from nature to applications

UserDr Silvia Vignolini, Department of Chemistry.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 12 February 2016, 18:00-19:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

"Losing the New Great Game"

UserDr Frank Ledwidge, Barrister, Writer and Lecturer.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 12 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

A memory of hunger? Effects of early-life adversity on adult foraging decisions.

UserProfessor Melissa Bateson, Centre for Behaviour and Evolution/ Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 12 February 2016, 16:30-18:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

The Unfalsifiability of security claims

UserCormac Herley, Microsoft Research, Redmond.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2016, 14:00-15:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Family influences on the health risk behaviours and well-being of African American adolescents

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserProf Cleopatra Howard Caldwell.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

G I TAYLOR LECTURE - Fracking - shale gas extraction and protecting buildings from tunnelling subsidence

UserProfessor Lord Mair CBE FREng FRS, Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering, Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department of Engineering.

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

ClockMonday 08 February 2016, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games in Sports

UserSir Dave Brailsford, Team Sky.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 05 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Tractometry: From Micro to Macro (and Back Again)

UserProfessor Derek Jones, Director of Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC), School of Psychology, Cardiff University .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 05 February 2016, 16:30-18:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Science Volunteering in Africa

UserDr Jelena Aleksic and Dr Nicola Yates.

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 18:30-20:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Scisoc Talk: Sir David Spiegelhalter

UserDavid Spiegelhalter (Statistical Laboratory).

HouseLT1, Department of Engineering.

ClockTuesday 02 February 2016, 20:00-21:30

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

HIV and the "dirty" other: Living with a spoiled identity

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr Poul Rohleder, University of East London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 02 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The beauty and science of nebulae

UserProfessor Carolin Crawford, Institute of Astronomy.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 18:00-19:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

Wittgenstein's Games

UserProfessor A C Grayling, New College of the Humanities.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Pleasures of the brain: Investigating anhedonia with whole-brain computational connectomics

UserProfessor Morten L. Kringelbach Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Department of Clinical Medicine - Center for Music In the Brain, Aarhus University, Denmark .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 16:30-18:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Origami Mechanisms

UserProf Zhong You, Department of Engineering Science, Oxford University.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 15:00-16:00

Lady Margaret Lectures

Cancer by the Numbers

UserProfessor Simon Tavaré.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2016, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V HILL LECTURE - Oxygen sensing: from worms to people and genes to drugs

UserProfessor Patrick Maxwell DPhil FRCP FMedSci, Regius Professor of Physic, School of Clinical Medicine.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 25 January 2016, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Meaningful Music, Unmediated Sound: An Evolutionary History

UserProfessor Elizabeth Tolbert, Johns Hopkins Peabody Institute.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 22 January 2016, 18:00-19:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Game of Crime and Punishment

UserMrs Nicky Padfield, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 22 January 2016, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Reconceptualising conditionals

UserChi-Hé Elder, University of East Anglia.

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 21 January 2016, 16:30-18:30

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Ensuring data are Understood

UserDr Jenny Grant Rankin ((Illuminate Education) and Dr Margie L. Johnson (Metropolitan Nashville Public School).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 20 January 2016, 18:30-20:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

SciSoc Talk: Dame Athene Donald - "Physics of the Everyday"

UserProfessor Dame Athene Donald ( Director, Physics of Medicine, Cavendish Laboratory).

HouseLT1, Department of Engineering.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2016, 20:00-21:30

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Forming Beliefs: information seeking, avoidance & integration in the human brain

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr Tali Sharot, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2016, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Optimizing endurance performance is an intellectual exercise

UserDr Christof Schwiening, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 15 January 2016, 18:00-19:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

Personal Principles and the Political Game

UserBaroness Sayeeda Warsi, House of Lords.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 15 January 2016, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

New physiological findings in human brain stimulation: why most claims to cognitive enhancement are probably false.

UserProfessor Vincent Walsh, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 January 2016, 16:30-18:00

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

PICO PROJECT – NO MORE PASSWORDS

Tea is served from 6pm

UserDr. Frank Stajano, Computer Lab, Cambridge University,.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Cambridge University Computer Laboratory, J J Thompson Avenue, Madingley Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 10 December 2015, 18:30-20:00

Philomathia Social Sciences Research Programme

'What world will we leave for our grandchildren?'

This is a public lecture and is subject to capacity.

UserProf Robert Putnam (Harvard University) .

HouseCripps Auditorium, Cripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 08 December 2015, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Technology Development

The lecture will be preceded by a short presentation entitled "In the African Bush: Researching the Rhino Poaching Crisis in South Africa" given by Katrin Pfeil

UserDr Hermann Hauser KBE, FRS, FREng, FinstP, C Phys Co-Founder and Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 07 December 2015, 19:30-21:00

Zangwill Club

Grady Nia Project: Assessing and Treating Abused, Suicidal Women

Please note: This talk is starting at 16.30

UserDr Nadine Kaslow, Professor and Vice Chair for Faculty Development in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University USA .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 04 December 2015, 16:30-18:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

DIY Evolution - A Historian's Guide to Amateur Plant Breeding

Free & open to the public

UserHelen Anne Curry, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge.

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

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 19:00-20:30

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Reverse Thinking: First Image Analysis then Immunostaining Protocol

UserDr Hélène Gautier (PDN) and Dr Leila Muresan (CAIC).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2015, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Earthquake Science and Vulnerability in Asia

This lecture will be dedicated to the memory of Professor Sir Sam Edwards, Past President of CSAR who died earlier this year

UserProfessor James Jackson CBE, FRS, Professor of Active Tectonics, University of Cambridge.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 30 November 2015, 19:15-21:00

The Blackett Society

Intellectual Property: Not a Banana. IP for Scientists and Engineers

Open to all, free of charge.

UserMatthias Goetz, Associate with White & Case LLP.

HouseMeeting Room 3 | Cripps Court | Magdalene College.

ClockFriday 27 November 2015, 17:15-18:15

Zangwill Club

Understanding the forgetful and apathetic brain

Please note: This talk is starting at 16.30

UserProfessor Masud Husain, Department of Experimental Psychology & Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 27 November 2015, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Eliminating A/A'-positions

UserCoppe van Urk, Queen Mary University of London.

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 26 November 2015, 16:30-18:30

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

What dancing robots might teach us about the development of form and motion understanding in the human brain

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr Emily Cross, Wales Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Psychology, Bangor University | Behavioural Science Institute & Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 24 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Epigenetic inheritance and parent-of-origin effects

UserProfessor Anne Ferguson Smith, Department of Genetics.

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

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Human embryos: a visual history

UserDr Nick Hopwood, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 20 November 2015, 18:00-19:15

Zangwill Club

Modulating drug taking and drug seeking through TAAR1 activation

Please note: This talk is starting at 16.30

UserDr Juan J Canales, Reader in Behavioural Neurosciences Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, University of Leicester.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 20 November 2015, 16:30-18:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Astronomy lecture: Gaia - the first 3D census of the Milky Way

Free & open to the public. Suitable for A-level students.

UserProf Gerry Gilmore, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

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

ClockThursday 19 November 2015, 19:00-20:30

Biophysical Seminars

Microtechnologies for biomolecular complex analysis and cryo-microscopy

All welcome

UserDr Thomas Burg, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2015, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Addressing the Challenges of Feeding the World Sustainably

This lecture will be preceded by the CSAR AGM

UserProfessor Tim Benton FSB,FLS, Professor of Population Ecology, University of Leeds.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

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

Zangwill Club

Studying natural speech processing at the phonemic level using EEG

Please note: This talk is starting at 16.30

UserDr Edmund Lalor, Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 13 November 2015, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Turn-taking, language processing and the evolution of language

Registration is required for this event

UserProf. Stephen Levinson (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen).

HouseQueen's Building, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar

Psychiatry – Medicine’s Secret Weapon

UserProfessor Dame Sue Bailey, Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

HONORARY FELLOWS LECTURE - Molecules against cancer or for long-term memory storage

A COMPLIMENTARY DRINKS RECEPTION TO FOLLOW ON AFTER THE LECTURE WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE FOYER TO THE LECTURE THEATRE FOR ALL ATTENDEES

UserProfessor Roger Y Tsien ForMemRS, Department of Pharmacology, Chemistry & Biochemistry and HHMI, University of California, San Diego.

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

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 18:00-19:00

Gates Cambridge Annual Lecture

Death Penalty, Drones and Torture

UserClive Stafford Smith - Founder and Director of Reprieve & distinguished human rights lawyer.

HouseDavid Li Kwok Po Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Law.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 18:00-19:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Becoming a Viking:Processes of Identification with the Remote Past

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr Marc Scully, Loughborough University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The human brain - a lesson in green technology

UserProfessor Simon Laughlin FRS, Professor of Neurobiology, Department of Zoology.

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

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Thoughts on the current crisis in the NHS and how to resolve it: getting from lose/lose to win/win.

UserJan Filochowski, Clinical and Professional Adviser at CQC; NIHR; Commonwealth Fund and IHI.

HouseWolfson College, Roger Needham Room (Chancellor Center).

ClockFriday 06 November 2015, 18:15-19:15

Zangwill Club

The prenatal sex steroid theory of autism

Please note: This talk is starting at 16.30

UserProfessor Simon Baron-Cohen, Director, Autism Research Centre(ARC) Professor of Developmental Psychopathology, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 November 2015, 16:30-18:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Ribbon Curling

UserDr Chris Prior - Durham University.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Maths and the Arts

The Lecture will be preceded by a five minute presentation entitled "Balancing food production and the environment in Mexico" by CSAR Award Student David Williams.

UserProfessor John Barrow FRS, Research Professor of Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

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

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

Future Energy Needs and Engineering Reality

UserProfessor Michael Kelly ( Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics, University of Cambridge).

House Lecture Theatre, Trinity Hall..

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 17:00-18:30

Zangwill Club

Phonological and Morphological Processes in Reading and Reading Acquisition

Please note: This talk is starting at 16.30

UserProfessor Kathy Rastle, Head of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 16:30-18:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture III - On the Unreasonable Effectiveness of post-Newtonian Theory in Gravitational Physics

http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~cmw/

UserProfessor Clifford Will, Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of Florida.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Strain accommodation in kinking nonlinear elastic solids

UserProf. Michel W. Barsoum, Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 14:00-16:00

Cambridge-INET Institute, Faculty of Economics

Colloquia on the European Crises: Banks' Stress Tests in the US: Lessons for Europe

Please register on Cambridge-INET website

UserTil Schuermann, Partner at Oliver Wyman & Former Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

HouseLG17, Faculty of Law.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 11:00-12:15

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

THE WINNING FUEL IN FORMULA 1 – PASSION, EDUCATION AND DEDICATION

Buffet from 6pm (booking required)

UserIan Greig, Mercedes Benz Grand Prix Engineering team.

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

ClockThursday 29 October 2015, 19:30-21:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture II - The Cosmic Barber: Counting Gravitational Hair in the Solar System and Beyond

http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~cmw/

UserProfessor Clifford Will, Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of Florida.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Fire behavior of concrete elements built and prestressed with internal CFRP reinforcement

UserDr Giovanni Terrasi - Empa, The Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material Science and Technology.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2015, 15:00-16:00

jjn1's list

Postcapitalism

UserPaul Mason, Economics Editor, Channel 4 News.

HouseRoom GR06/07 Faculty of English, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2015, 13:00-14:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

SciSoc Talk: Professor Jeremy Baumberg: Where is my nanobot?

UserProfessor Jeremy Baumberg (NanoPhotonics Centre, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Arthur Goodhart Lecture Theatre (LG19), Faculty of Law.

ClockTuesday 27 October 2015, 19:00-20:30

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

The Order of Gendered Words in a Phrase: When and Why It Constitutes Gender-Biased Language

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr Selin Kesebir, London Business School.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 27 October 2015, 13:00-14:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture I - Was Einstein Right? A Centennial Assessment

http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~cmw/

UserProfessor Clifford Will, Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of Florida.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 26 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

nShield HSMs

Food provided so please register for the talk so that we can gauge numbers.

UserRichard Kettlewell, Thales.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 26 October 2015, 13:00-13:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Unravelling the Innovation Mystery

UserAnirban Lahiri, Xaar Ltd.

HouseWolfson College, room TBC.

ClockFriday 23 October 2015, 18:15-19:15

Zangwill Club

"Where"

Please note: This talk is starting at 16.30

UserProfessor Patrick Cavanagh, Université Paris Descartes, France.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 23 October 2015, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Pioneer Colonists and Indigenous Response: Resistance and Collaboration

Jointly with "The Cambridge Festival of Ideas"

UserProfessor Mark Horton FSA, Professor of Archaeology, University of Bristol.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

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

Darwin Society

The Dark Matter Mystery and The Large Hadron Collider

UserProf. Ben Allanach (Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge).

HouseYusuf Hameid Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockMonday 19 October 2015, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Addressing the Challenges of Feeding the World Sustainably

UserProfessor Tim Benton FSB,FLS, Professor of Population Ecology, University of Leeds.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 19:30-21:00

Zangwill Club

Creating Solidarity by Making Bodies Alike, but Creating Hierarchy in Physical Dimensions

Please note: This talk is starting at 16.30

UserProfessor Alan Fiske, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 16:30-18:00

Pembroke College Corporate Partnership Talks

Being Different: what difference does diversity make?

To register please contact corporate@pem.cam.ac.uk

UserVarious speakers.

HousePeterhouse Theatre, dinner in Hall in Pembroke.

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 15:00-22:00

jjn1's list

The End of Safe Harbour: Implications of the Schrems Judgement

UserJohn Naughton, Technology and Democracy Project, CRASSH.

HouseRoom B16, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge.

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 12:30-14:00

Young Nanoscientist India Award Winner's Lecture sponsored by Oxford Instruments

New Photovoltaic and Plasmonic Avenues to Amplify Light Matter Interaction at the Atomic Scale

Refreshments will be served between 3pm and 4pm in the lecture theatre foyer following the lecture

UserDr. Arindam Ghosh, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 14:00-15:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

How Sex Offenders Groom Minors on the Internet

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr Evianne van Gijn, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 13 October 2015, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - The statistical physics of stem cell biology: Dicing with fate

UserProfessor Benjamin D Simons, Herchel Smith Professor of Physics, Department of Physics.

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

ClockMonday 12 October 2015, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Dicing with Fate; the statistical physics of cell biology

Joint meeting with the Cambridge Philosophical Society

UserProfessor Benjamin D Simons, Herchel Smith Professor of Physics.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockMonday 12 October 2015, 18:00-19:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

'Building complex structures using simple concepts'

UserDr Janardhan Sundaram - Director, Rail Middle East & India ATKINS.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockMonday 12 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

The Importance of Feeling Honest : A Candid Take on Moral Motivation

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE: This is a special Zangwill Club Seminar, being held jointly with the Moral Psychology Conference

UserProfessor Benoit Monin, Professor of Organizational Behavior and Psychology, Stamford University, USA.

HouseAlison Richard Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room SG1/2.

ClockFriday 09 October 2015, 16:30-18:00

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

ROBOTICS - THE FUTURE OF KEYHOLE SURGERY

Tea is served from 6pm

UserLuke Hares, Cambridge Medical Robotics.

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

ClockWednesday 07 October 2015, 18:30-20:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Massively Parallel Hardware Security Platform

UserPetr Svenda, Masaryk University, Czech Republic.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

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

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

How to make your research reproducible (5 selfish reasons to work reproducibly)

UserFlorian Markowetz & Gordon Brown (Cancer Research UK) & Stephen Eglen (Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockWednesday 08 July 2015, 18:30-20:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Remote control of cell signalling using chemogenetics

UserJohan Alsio & Bianca Jupp (Department of Psychology).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockWednesday 01 July 2015, 18:30-20:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Making Better Privacy Decisions in Ubiquitous Computing Environments

UserSerge Egelman, International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) and Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS) at the University of California, Berkeley.

HouseRoom FW26, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockFriday 26 June 2015, 14:00-15:00

Psychology & Education

Lesson Study Seminar

UserSpeakers to include a variety of UK and international speakers, Chaired by Professor Jan Vermunt, University of Cambridge .

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, (Rm GS4, Donald McIntyre Building).

ClockWednesday 24 June 2015, 14:00-17:00

Psychology & Education

Some Studies on Desirable Difficulties

UserDr Danny Oppenheimer, Professor at UCLA with a joint appointment in the Anderson School of Management and the Department of Psychology.

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

ClockTuesday 16 June 2015, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Gallium Nitride LEDs: How can they save energy, purify water, improve our health (and be made here in the UK)

This talk will be preceeded by a short presentation by Olivia Macleod on her research

UserProf. Sir Colin Humphreys, Director of Research, Dept. Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 15 June 2015, 19:30-21:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

The Mechanics of Unsaturated Sand

UserJames Fern, University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 5.

ClockThursday 11 June 2015, 16:45-17:30

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Exome Sequencing Methods

UserJames Hadfield & Oscar Rueda (Cancer Research UK).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockWednesday 10 June 2015, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Saga of the Miles M-52 Britain’s Wartime Supersonic Project

Please note this lecture is different to that previously advertised. It will be preceeded by a short presentation by Vaibhav Bhardwaj on his research "Algae-bacteria symbiosis: Using molecular biology to improve algae cultivation for biofuels"

UserRod Kirkby, Retired Aerodynamics Research/Project Feasibility Engineer.

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

ClockMonday 08 June 2015, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Finding Patterns in Genes and Proteins

The Lecture will be preceded by a brief presentation by Bursary Student Siang Koh, entitled “It takes two to tango: Combination therapy in cancer”

UserDr Sarah Teichmann, Sanger Institute/EMBL.

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

ClockMonday 01 June 2015, 19:30-21:00

Mordell Lectures

The solution of the Kadison-Singer Problem

UserDaniel Spielman (Yale).

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockMonday 01 June 2015, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

An analytical and experimental investigation of rocking isolation for earthquake-resilient design

UserDr Sinan Acikgoz - Research Associate in the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction .

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 29 May 2015, 15:00-16:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Massively Parallel Hardware Security Platform

UserPetr Svenda, Masaryk University, Czech Republic.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockThursday 28 May 2015, 14:00-15:00

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

Pembroke Papers, 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

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