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Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Grenfell Tower - One Year On

UserDr Jonathan Evans, Chairman and CEO at Ash and Lacy.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockTuesday 12 June 2018, 13:00-14:00

Centre for Research in Contemporary Problems

"Rare elements, untraceable toxins": Where is today's Russian foreign policy?

A wine reception will follow the lecture

UserDemetrius Floudas, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge.

HousePavillion Room, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge.

ClockMonday 11 June 2018, 17:30-20:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Relativity, Quantum Theory and Cryptography

UserProfessor Adrian Kent, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 01 June 2018, 17:45-19:10

Zangwill Club

Selectivity and dynamics of human face representations

UserProfessor Rafael Malach, Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 June 2018, 16:30-17:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Race and gender in the scientific institution: Basic history and analysis.

UserCarmen Palacios, Quantum Information and Nanoscale Metrology Group.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 25 May 2018, 17:45-19:10

Zangwill Club

Metacognition of internally-generated processes

UserDr Elisa Filevich, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 May 2018, 16:30-17:30

University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI)

The Last Animals - screening and discussion around illegal ivory trade

UserDirector - Kate Brooks with Professor Bhaskar Vira and Professor Sam Wasser.

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre (New Museum Site).

ClockWednesday 23 May 2018, 17:00-18:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Detecting Spies in Sensor-Rich Environments using Cyber-Physical Correlation

UserBrent Lagesse, University of Washington Bothell (visiting Cambridge as a Fulbright Scholar).

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 22 May 2018, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Developing memory interference strategies as treatments for addiction and trauma-related symptoms

UserDr Sunjeev Kamboj, Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 May 2018, 16:30-17:30

Rausing Lecture

Steamroll all the brutes: coal, steam and British Imperialism in mid-nineteenth century Levant and West Africa

Twenty-Third Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserAndreas Malm (Lund University).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 17 May 2018, 16:30-18:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Ethical Issues in Network Measurement

UserShehar Bano, Dept. of Computer Science, University College London (UCL).

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 15 May 2018, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking

UserProfessor Cecilia Heyes, All Souls College and Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 11 May 2018, 16:30-17:30

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Data science approaches to understanding key actors on online hacking forums

UserSergio Pastrana/Andrew Caines, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 08 May 2018, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Simulating word learning, semantic grounding, and oscillatory responses to linguistic items in a neurobiologically constrained model of the cortex

UserDr Max Garagnani, Lecturer in Computer Science, Co-Director of the MSc in Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Computing, Goldsmiths, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 04 May 2018, 16:30-17:30

Mordell Lectures

Cohomology of the moduli space of curves

UserRahul Pandharipande (ETH).

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockThursday 03 May 2018, 17:00-18:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The genetics of depression

UserDr Na Cai, The European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 27 April 2018, 17:45-19:10

Innovation Forum

Machine Learning in Healthcare

UserAntonio Criminisi (Microsoft Research), Peyman Gifani (AI VIVO).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Rd, CB2 1EW.

ClockMonday 23 April 2018, 18:00-21:00

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

THE MATHEMATICAL MAGIC OF MIXED REALITY

User Dr. Andrew Fitzgibbon, Partner Scientist at Microsoft HoloLens.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Trumpington Street Cambridge, CB2 1PZ.

ClockThursday 19 April 2018, 18:30-20:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Modelling Complex Behaviours in Rodents

UserJulija Krupic (PDN) & Bianca Jupp (Psychology).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 11 April 2018, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Understanding Ellipsis: Corpus, Annotation, Theory

Note: This is a special out-of-term session. Note unusual time (Monday instead of Thursday)

UserProf. Jim McCloskey (University of California, Santa Cruz).

HouseEnglish Faculty Lecture Room GR-06/07, 9 West Road, Sidgwick Site..

ClockMonday 26 March 2018, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

What we don’t know about the Universe from the very small to the very big : ONE DAY MEETING

ONE DAY MEETING FREE ENTRY NO BOOKING REQUIRED

UserOrganisers Professor Ron Horgan and Dr Matt Wingate.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA.

ClockFriday 23 March 2018, 09:00-17:15

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

CANCELLED - Diversity of Expression in Utterance and the Idea of Language

This talk has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

UserProf Adam Kendon (University of Cambridge).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 22 March 2018, 16:30-18:30

Innovation Forum

Innovative Energy Models for a Sustainable Future

UserProf Sir Richard Friend (Cavendish Professor of Physics, University of Cambridge), Richard De Caux (Head of Refining Analysis, Group Economics, BP), Dr. David Reiner (Judge Business School, University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Rd, CB2 1EW.

ClockWednesday 21 March 2018, 18:00-21:00

Zangwill Club

Human olfaction at the intersection of language, culture and biology

UserProf Asifa Majid, Centre for Language Studies, Radboud University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 March 2018, 16:30-17:30

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

THE PYE STORY

UserBob Bates and Richard Howes, Pye History Trust.

HouseAnglia Ruskin University : Lord Ashcroft Building 003, East Road, Cambridge, CB1 1PT.

ClockThursday 15 March 2018, 18:30-20:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Improving on Nature: Biotechnology and the Ethics of Animal Enhancement

UserDr Sarah Chan, Usher Institute for Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

HousePalmerston Room, Fisher Building, St John's College.

ClockTuesday 13 March 2018, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

New micro-machines, new materials

UserProfessor Mark Warner FRS, Professor of Theoretical Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 12 March 2018, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Animal Migration

UserProfessor Iain Couzin, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 09 March 2018, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

What is the temporal resolution of categorical perception?

UserProf Leon Deouell, Human Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 March 2018, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Resource Futures in Cities

UserSimon Davies, PhD Candidate, Engineering Department.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 09 March 2018, 15:00-16:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Migration in Science

UserDr Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, PRS.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 02 March 2018, 17:30-18:30

Keynes Fund

Keynes seminar: "Shadow Banking and the Four Pillars of Traditional Financial Intermediation" - joint with Emmanuel Farhi

Please register your interest here: https://goo.gl/forms/yYlnDQqVgBozA1L32

UserJean Tirole (Nobel Laureate, Toulouse School of Economics).

HouseFaculty of Law, room LG17 (The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge). .

ClockFriday 02 March 2018, 17:00-18:30

Zangwill Club

How is visual perception biased

UserDr Floris de Lange, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 March 2018, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

POSTPONED - Acoustics in the 'real world' - POSTPONED

UserAngela Lamcraft, Senior Acoustic Consultant for ACCON.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 02 March 2018, 16:00-17:00

Keynes Fund

Keynes lecture: "Morality and the Market"

Please register your interest here: https://goo.gl/forms/oW2uAF8lR1sLBQUE3

UserJean Tirole (Nobel Laureate,Toulouse School of Economics).

HouseLady Mitchell Hall.

ClockThursday 01 March 2018, 17:00-18:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Human Brain Development Modelled in a Dish

UserDr Madeline Lancaster, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge.

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

ClockTuesday 27 February 2018, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V HILL LECTURE - The cortex and the hand of the primate: a special relationship

UserProfessor Roger Lemon, Sobell Chair of Neurophysiology, Institute of Neurology, University College London.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 26 February 2018, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Partition of India and Migration

UserMs Kavita Puri, BBC.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 23 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

: Visual Perception of Materials and their Properties

UserProf. Roland W. Fleming, PhD Kurt Koffka Professor of Experimental Psychology, Justus-Leibig University Giessen .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 23 February 2018, 16:30-17:30

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Magnetic Resonance on Two Scales for Research into Cell Cycle and Stroke

UserDr. Samuel Furse (Dept of Biochemistry) Dr. Zhongzhao Teng (Dept of Radiology).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 21 February 2018, 18:30-20:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Disease Migration

UserProfessor Eva Harris, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

From ears to brain (and back): Imaging the brain computations for sound analysis.

UserProf Elia Formisano Maastricht-Brain Imaging Center (M-BIC), Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht University, The Netherlands .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Integrating hydroponics into our cities

UserMelanie Jans-Singh, PhD Candidate, Engineering Department.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 15:00-16:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Refugees and Migration

UserMr Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 09 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Using narratives to understand human conscious experience

UserDr Lorina Naci, School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 February 2018, 16:30-17:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Third language acquisition at the initial stages: An event-related potential study probing for transfer

UserJason Rothman, David Miller and Eloi Puig-Mayenco (University of Reading / UiT the Arctic University of Norway).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 08 February 2018, 16:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

HONORARY FELLOWS PRIZE LECTURE - Towards a silent aircraft

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

UserProfessor Dame Ann Dowling OM DBE FRS FREng, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Professor of Mechanical Engineering.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 07 February 2018, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Art and Migration

UserProfessor Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll, University of Birmingham.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 02 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

A conversation on his life and work with Prof David Spiegelhalter

PLEASE NOTE: CHANGE OF VENUE AND CHANGE OF TIME: This is a shared event with the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication, please sign up https://goo.gl/LPAAaF

UserProf Baruch Fishhoff, Institute for Politics and Strategy, Carnegie Mellon University .

House Lecture Theatre 1, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms.

ClockFriday 02 February 2018, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Bamboo as a full-fledged structural material – progress, challenges and observations

UserKent A. Harries, Ph.D., FACI, FIIFC, P.Eng. Leverhulme Visiting Professor University of Bath.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 02 February 2018, 15:00-16:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Light, Sleep & Circadian Rhythms-Biology to Therapeutics

UserProfessor Russell Foster, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Oxford.

HouseWolfson LT, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 20:00-21:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Anonymity in Cryptocurrencies

UserSarah Meiklejohn, Information Security Group, University College London (UCL).

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 30 January 2018, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

G I TAYLOR LECTURE - Waves in the airways: a carpet of microscopic rowers keeps us alive

UserProfessor Pietro Cicuta, Professor of Biological Physics, Biological and Soft Systems, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 29 January 2018, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Immigration and Freedom

UserProfessor Chandran Kukathas, LSE.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 26 January 2018, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Investigating the role of cognition for speech-in-noise listening

UserDr Antje Heinrich, Manchester Centre for Audiology and Deafness, University of Manchester.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 January 2018, 16:30-17:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

It's Not All About The Science

UserDr Anna Barnes, Institute of Nuclear Medicine, University College London.

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

ClockTuesday 23 January 2018, 20:00-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Black and British Migration

UserMr David Olusoga, Historian & Broadcaster.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 19 January 2018, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Inoculating Against Misinformation: On the Motivated Cognition of Facts and Expertise

UserDr Sander van der Linden, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 January 2018, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Monitoring scour at bridge foundations

UserKasun Danushka, PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3A.

ClockFriday 19 January 2018, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Capturing Occupant Well-being

UserMark Allen, PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3A.

ClockFriday 19 January 2018, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Snaking, dripping, and fluttering of elastic rods

UserProfessor Davide Bigoni,Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering University of Trento, Italy.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 08 December 2017, 14:00-15:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Translation, Partnership and Impact (lunchtime seminar)

UserDr. Paula Frampton (CATS) & Dr. Vibhuti Patel (Bioscience Impact Team).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 06 December 2017, 12:30-14:00

Zangwill Club

Heart and minds: The hidden impacts on emotion and memory

UserDr Sarah Garfinkel, Brighton and Sussex Medical School. University of Sussex, Brighton.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 December 2017, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Nonlinear mechanics and design of prestressed stayed columns

UserProfessor M. Ahmer Wadee, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, UK.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 01 December 2017, 15:00-16:00

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Organic Electronics & Science in Industry

UserProf Jeremy Burroughes (Cambridge).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 30 November 2017, 18:00-19:30

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Bayes, not Naive: Security Bounds on Website Fingerprinting Defenses

UserGiovanni Cherubin, Information Security Group (ISG), Royal Holloway, University of London.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 28 November 2017, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Metacontrol: The Yin and Yang of cognitive control

UserProfessor Bernhard Hommel, Leiden University Institute for Psychological Research & Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition, Leiden University, The Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 November 2017, 16:30-17:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Hunting Monsters

UserDr Darren Naish.

HouseFisher Buidling, St John's College.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Strategic brain routes for learning and plasticity

UserProfessor Zoe Kourtzi, Professor of Experimental Psychology, Department of Psychology.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 20 November 2017, 18:00-19:00

Zangwill Club

Cognitive rehabilitation in people with schizophrenia

UserProfessor Dame Til Wykes. DBE, Vice Dean Psychology and Systems Sciences Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience King’s College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 November 2017, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Some issues in mechanics for the design of helmets

UserProfessor Michael Thouless, University of Michigan.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 17 November 2017, 16:30-17:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

A map in the mind

UserDr Julija Krupic.

HouseLightfoot Room - St John's College.

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 19:00-20:00

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

The Future for Low Carbon Vehicles - Hybrid and Electric Vehicles?

UserSteven Doyle, Leader business development at Ricardo for hybrid & electronic systems.

HouseAnglia Ruskin University : Lord Ashcroft Building, East Road, Cambridge, CB1 1PT.

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 18:00-20:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Biomaterials for tissue engineering

UserSasha Berdichevski (Dept of Engineering) and Dan Bax (Dept of Material Science).

House Postdoc Centre, Biomedical Campus, Bay 13, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0SP.

ClockWednesday 15 November 2017, 18:30-20:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Iron holds the whale

UserJenny Bulstrode (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 13 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Information networks, truth and value.

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 November 2017, 16:30-17:30

Magdalene Festival of Change

Extinction: a natural change?

UserProf Mari Jones (Cambridge University), Prof Amira Bennison, Dr Andrew Bladon.

HouseCripps Auditorium, Cripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 09 November 2017, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Computing and Technology Society (CUCaTS)

Newton's Finger

Location changed (to CMS) | Time 7.45 pm

UserDr Conor McBride - University of Strathclyde.

HouseMR3, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 07 November 2017, 19:45-20:45

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Three phases of genome sequencing and their consequences for science and medicine

UserProfessor Richard Durbin FRS, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 06 November 2017, 18:00-19:00

Zangwill Club

Touch: The sensory scaffold of development?

UserProfessor Andrew Bremner, Professor of Psychology and Head of Department, Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 03 November 2017, 16:30-17:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Of elephants and men

UserCaitlin Black and Derek Murphy.

HouseCastlereagh room - St John's College.

ClockMonday 30 October 2017, 19:00-20:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Exoplanets, on the hunt of Universal life

UserProfessor Didier Queloz ( Astrophysics Group, University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 27 October 2017, 17:45-19:10

Zangwill Club

An Interference Model of Visual Working Memory

UserProfessor Klaus Oberauer, Department of Psychology, University of Zurich.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 27 October 2017, 16:30-17:30

Magdalene Festival of Change

Changing Views on Climate Change

UserDr. Sander van der Linden (University of Cambridge), Prof Jaideep Prabhu (University of Cambridge), Prof Eric Wolff (University of Cambridge).

HouseCripps Auditorium, Cripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 26 October 2017, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Improving Communication in Engineering Through Mixed Reality

UserDr. Matthew Lato, Ph.D.Eng., P.Eng. Senior Geotechnical Engineer, BGC Engineering.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 1.

ClockWednesday 25 October 2017, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

On dangerous ground: understanding earthquake induced soil liquefaction

UserProfessor Gopal Madabhushi, Geotechnical and Environmental Research Group, Department of Engineering.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 23 October 2017, 18:00-19:00

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

AI for Better Patient Outcomes

UserMultiple - see http://events.theiet.org/aihealthcare/index.cfm.

HouseMicrosoft Research Lab, 21 Station Rd Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 2FB United Kingdom.

ClockWednesday 18 October 2017, 08:30-17:00

Zangwill Club

The Social Neuroendocrinology of Status

UserDr Pranjal Mehta, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 13 October 2017, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Active control of automotive road noise

UserLuis Andrade Acosta and Matt de Brett, CUED.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 13 October 2017, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Extraordinary possibilities for concrete structures

UserProfessor Tim Ibell, Engineering Department, Cambridge University .

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3.

ClockFriday 13 October 2017, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Recent Developments in Centrifuge Modelling at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

UserMarcio S. S. Almeida, Graduate School of Engineering, COPPE-UFRJ and Maria Cascão F. Almeida, Polytechnic School of Engineering, Poli-UFRJ.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 12 October 2017, 16:00-16:45

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Analysis and Classification of Android Malware

UserLorenzo Cavallaro, Information Security Group (ISG), Royal Holloway, University of London.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 10 October 2017, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - Exoplanets, on the hunt of Universal life

UserProfessor Didier Queloz, Battcock Centre for Experimental Astrophysics, Cavendish Laboratory .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 09 October 2017, 18:00-19:00

Zangwill Club

Brain mechanisms underlying the subjective experience of remembering

UserDr Jon Simons, Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 October 2017, 16:30-17:30

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Developing ways to image single proteins in living cells

UserSrinjan Basu (Dept of Biochemistry) and Aleks Ponjavic (Dept of Chemistry).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 04 October 2017, 18:30-20:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Conditional Linear Cryptanalysis

UserEli Biham, Computer Science Department, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockWednesday 04 October 2017, 14:00-15:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Protecting Analog Sensor Security

UserKevin Fu, Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockThursday 28 September 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Optimization and risk assessment of tall reinforced concrete buildings

UserProf M T R Jayasinghe (Thishan Jayasinghe), Department of Civil Engineering of University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Dyson Building Teaching Room.

ClockThursday 13 July 2017, 14:00-15:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

abraCARDabra: understanding carding forums

UserJeremiah Onaolapo, University College London.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 27 June 2017, 14:00-15:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge: Geology walking tour.

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

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

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

ClockThursday 22 June 2017, 18:30-21:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Comparative genomics to understand the roots of antibiotic resistance in bacteria: find ways to address it

UserProf. Stephen D. Bentley: Pathogen Genomics, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Dr. Florent Lassalle: Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, Dr. Marco Galardini: EMBL-EBI, Wellcome Genome Campus.

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 21 June 2017, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Mutational processes in the human genome

UserDr Serena Nik-Zainal, Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow & CDF Group Leader, Cancer Genome Project, Sanger Institute. .

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

ClockMonday 19 June 2017, 19:30-21:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Are Animals Musical?

UserJohns Hopkins Peabody Institute.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 16 June 2017, 17:45-19:10

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Engineered growth factor microenvironments for regenerative medicine

UserProf Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez, Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Glasgow University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 16 June 2017, 14:00-15:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Music, Rhythm and Developmental Dyslexia.

UserDr Sheila Flanagan, Centre for Neuroscience in Education.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 09 June 2017, 17:45-19:10

Mordell Lectures

Complex dynamics and elliptic curves

UserLaura DeMarco (Northwestern University).

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockThursday 08 June 2017, 17:00-18:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Epigenomics: When high-throughput sequencing met epigenetics

UserMelanie Eckersley-Maslin and Christel Krueger (Babraham Institute).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 07 June 2017, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

"The world in 2050" - Human extinction risks

UserLord Martin Rees OM FRS FREng FMedSci, Trinity College and Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge. Astronomer Royal..

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

ClockMonday 05 June 2017, 19:30-21:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Adhesion Strength Diversity in Brain Tumours

UserDr Rasha Rezk, Engineering, Wolfson College.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 02 June 2017, 17:45-19:10

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Upscaling Building Semantics to Address Urban Sustainability and Resilience Scenarios

UserProfessor Yacine Rezgui, Director BRE Institute in Sustainable Engineering, Cardiff University School of Engineering .

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockFriday 02 June 2017, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Learning Syntax with Deep Neural Networks

UserShalom Lappin (University of Gothenburg, King's College London and Queen Mary University of London).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 25 May 2017, 16:30-18:30

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

The birth of a memory in wakefulness and sleep

UserDr. Aya Ben-Yakov (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) and Dr. Anat Arzi (Dept. of Psychology).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 24 May 2017, 18:30-20:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The metalsmith of the future

UserDr. Evripides Loukaides, Lecturer, University of Bath.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 19 May 2017, 17:45-19:10

Zangwill Club

Cognitive coding in the hippocampal-entorhinal system

UserDr Christian Doeller, Kavli Institute, NTNU Trondheim, Norway & Donders Institute, RU Nijmegen, the Netherlands).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 May 2017, 16:30-18:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Sperm Donation and Motherhood: British and French perspectives

This is a joint seminar, featuring talks by Dr Sophie Zadeh and her collaborators. Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserDr Sophie Zadeh, University of Cambridge, Prof Nikos Kalampalikis, Université Lumiere Lyon 2 (France), & Marjolaine Doumergue, Université Lumiere Lyon 2 (France).

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

ClockTuesday 16 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

The biological basis and perceptual impact of categorisation: the case of colour.

UserProfessor Anna Franklin, The Sussex Colour Group, School of Psychology, University of Sussex.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 12 May 2017, 16:30-18:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Equilibrium: fact or fiction?

UserEdward Maunder MA, DIC, PhD, CEng, FIStructE, University of Exeter.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockFriday 12 May 2017, 15:00-16:00

Rausing Lecture

The history of failure: a chronicle of losers or key to success?

Twenty-Second Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserLissa Roberts (University of Twente).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 11 May 2017, 16:30-18:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Next Generation Gravimetric Biosensing Using FBARs

UserDr. Mario De Miguel Ramos and Dr. Ewelina Wajs, Department of Engineering.

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 10 May 2017, 18:30-20:00

Zangwill Club

A common model of representational and connectivity spaces in human cortex

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AN SPECIAL EXTRA TALK AND WILL TAKE PLACE AT 4.00PM

UserProfessor James V. Haxby, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College and the Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMeC) at the University of Trento.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockWednesday 10 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Architecture for Resilience - surviving earthquakes, tornadoes, fire and floods.

UserDr Emily So MEng CEng MICE, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, Director of Cambridge Architectural Research Ltd..

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

ClockMonday 08 May 2017, 19:30-21:00

Zangwill Club

Do we control language or does language control us?

UserProfessor Guillaume Thierry, School of Psychology, Bangor University, Wales..

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 05 May 2017, 16:30-18:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Ritual, Community, and Conflict

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Harvey Whitehouse, University of Oxford.

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

ClockTuesday 02 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Empathy – from shared affect to self-other distinction

UserProfessor Claus Lamm, Full Professor (Biological Psychology) Head of the Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Unit Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 28 April 2017, 16:30-18:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Earthquake Induced Soil Liquefaction: Symptoms and Cures

UserAndrew Brennan, Senior Lecturer at Civil Engineering, University of Dundee.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 28 April 2017, 16:00-17:30

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Sheep models in neuroscience research: Opportunities and challenges

UserDr Nicholas Perentos and Dr Franziska Knolle - Dept. of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 26 April 2017, 18:30-20:00

Capitalism on the Edge

Capitalism on the Edge - What can women do to change how Capitalism works?

UserSue Garrard, Dame Pauline Green, Natasha Landell-Mills.

HouseMurray Edwards College.

ClockThursday 06 April 2017, 17:15-19:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Free-Form Gesture Passwords: Security, Memorability, Usability

UserJanne Lindqvist, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, Rutgers University.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 28 March 2017, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

New Frontiers in Robotics - ONE DAY MEETING

ONE DAY MEETING FREE ENTRY NO BOOKING REQUIRED

UserOrganisers: Fumiya Iida and Jim Woodhouse.

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

ClockFriday 24 March 2017, 09:00-17:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Single Cell Nucleic Acid Techniques

UserDr. Stephen Clark and Dr Wendi Bacon.

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 22 March 2017, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Towards General Artificial Intelligence

UserDr Demis Hassabis, Co-founder and CEO of DeepMind, Vice President of Engineering at Google DeepMind.

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

ClockMonday 20 March 2017, 19:30-21:00

Zangwill Club

Observations from the Edge of Beauty

UserMr Clive Wilkins, Artist in Residence, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 16:30-18:00

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

Bio Analyser Systems: An introduction to the principles and engineering of equipment to analyse biological samples

UserDavid Molony CEng – independent Engineering Consultant. Formerly technical lead at TAP Biosystems.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department LT0.

ClockThursday 16 March 2017, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Environmental diversity of Architecture

UserProfessor Koen Steemers BSc BArch MPhil PhD RIBA ARB, Professor of Sustainable Design, Department of Architecture.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 13 March 2017, 18:00-19:00

Zangwill Club

Optimality and irrationality in human decision-making

UserProfessor Christopher Summerfield, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 March 2017, 16:30-18:00

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

IET Cambridge Younger Members' Workshop

UserAll of us on the IET Cambridge Committee.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department LR6.

ClockWednesday 08 March 2017, 18:00-20:00

Psychology & Education

Epistemic Cognition - conceptions of knowledge in action

UserProfessor Kirsti Lonka, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland.

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

ClockTuesday 07 March 2017, 16:30-18:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Developmental changes after early adversity: lessons from adoption research

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Jesus Palacios, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain.

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

ClockTuesday 07 March 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

A trick of the light? Development, function and evolution of plant nanostructures that influence animal behaviour

UserProf. Beverley Glover FLS, Dept of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge and Director of the Cambridge University Botanic Gardens.

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

ClockMonday 06 March 2017, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Ageing

UserProfessor Sarah Harper, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 03 March 2017, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Exploring embodiment mechanisms using expertise

PLEASE NOTE: CHANGE OF SPEAKER THIS WEEK

UserDr Beatriz Calvo-Merino, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Department of Psychology, City, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 03 March 2017, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

HONORARY FELLOWS LECTURE - Evolution in action: Materials, Design and Sustainability

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

UserProfessor Michael F Ashby, CBE FRS FREng, Emeritus Professor of Materials, Department of Engineering.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2017, 18:00-19:00

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

IET Professional Registration Event

Note unusual time

UserIET Cambridge committee and visitors from IET Central Offices.

HouseLR4, University of Cambridge Engineering Department, Trumpington Street, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 28 February 2017, 18:00-19:30

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Attitudinal Influences on Moral Judgments

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Bogdan Wojciszke, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Poland.

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

ClockTuesday 28 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Natural history and the antiquarian

UserBoris Jardine (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 27 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Music, Rhythm and Developmental Dyslexia. (POSTPONED)

UserDr Sheila Flanagan, Centre for Neuroscience in Education.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 24 February 2017, 17:45-19:10

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Politics

UserProfessor Matthew Goodwin, University of Kent.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 24 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Exploring embodiment mechanisms using expertise

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserDr Beatriz Calvo-Merino.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 February 2017, 16:30-18:00

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

IET PRESTIGE LECTURE - ROBOTS HELPING PEOPLE

Tea is served from 6pm

UserProfessor Yiannis Demiris, Imperial College.

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

ClockThursday 23 February 2017, 18:30-20:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Organoids - making organs in a dish

UserMeri Huch (Gurdon Institute) & Iva Kelava (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2017, 18:30-20:00

Computer Laboratory Wednesday Seminars

CHERI - Architectural support for software memory protection and compartmentalisation

UserRobert N. M. Watson - University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2017, 16:15-17:15

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Social Identity: The enactment and performance of religious identities

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserDr Nicholas Hopkins, University of Dundee, Scotland.

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

ClockTuesday 21 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Citizens, Science and Science for Citizens

UserProf. Dame Athene Donald DBE FRS, Dept Physics, Churchill College, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 20 February 2017, 19:30-21:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Bacterial control of their viral parasites through altruistic suicide

UserProf George Salmond, Biochemistry, Wolfson College.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 17 February 2017, 17:45-19:10

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extremes of the Universe

UserProfessor Andy Fabian, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 17 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Value and confidence signals in the human brain - implications for decision making?

UserProfessor Mathias Pessiglione, Motivation, Brain & Behavior lab Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle, Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 February 2017, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Cancer Research

UserProf Richard Gilbertson.

HouseDirac Room, Fisher Buidling, St John's College.

ClockThursday 16 February 2017, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A Lab of One's Own: Science & Suffrage in World War One

UserDr Patricia Fara, President, British Society for the History of Science.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 13 February 2017, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Can mobile phones help people quit smoking?

UserDr. Felix Naughton, Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology, University of East Anglia.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 10 February 2017, 17:45-19:10

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Rowing

UserRoz Savage MBE, Ocean Rower, Yale University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 10 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Learning to learn: lessons from action video games

UserProfessor Daphne Bavelier, University of Geneva.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 February 2017, 16:30-18:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Modelling the human brain: Psychometric and neurodevelopmental perspectives

UserDr Roger Kievit (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) & Dr Lizanne Schweren (Department of Psychiatry).

House Postdoc Centre, Biomedical Campus, Bay 13, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0SP.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2017, 18:30-20:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Uncovering the Glass Cliff: Women's leadership roles in times of crisis

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Michelle Ryan, University of Exeter and University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

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

ClockTuesday 07 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Black Holes at Work

Userprof. Andy Fabian OBE FRS, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 06 February 2017, 19:30-21:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Optofluidic Tools to Study Antibiotic Resistance

UserDr. Jehangir Cama, Physics Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 17:45-19:10

Darwin College Lecture Series

Dealing with Extremism

UserProfessor David Runciman, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Vision, Decision, and Navigation in Mouse Parietal Cortex

DUE TO ILLNESS, THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserProfessor Matteo Carandini, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 16:30-18:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

A multiscale modelling strategy for virtual design of metallic alloys

UserProf Javier LLorca, IMDEA Materials Institute, University of Madrid.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Notes on the verbal domain in Meadow Mari

UserDr Diane Nelson, University of Leeds.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 16:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Events and How to Live with Them

UserProfessor Nassim Nicholas Taleb, New York.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 27 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Weaponized Lies: An American neuroscientist speaks on the post-truth era (and what we can do about it)

PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL SEMINAR WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE ANATOMY LECTURE THEATRE ON DOWNING SITE

User Daniel J, Levitin PhD, Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute and University of California at Berkeley.

HouseAnatomy Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.

ClockFriday 27 January 2017, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Symposium: Nanomedicine

UserSir Mark Welland and Ruth Cameron.

HouseFisher Buidling, St John's College.

ClockTuesday 24 January 2017, 19:00-20:30

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Social representations and political thought

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Christian Staerklé, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

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

ClockTuesday 24 January 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Creating and erasing memories with epigenetics

UserProf. Wolf Reik FRS FMedSci, Babraham Institute, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 23 January 2017, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Weather

UserDr Emily Shuckburgh, BAS.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 20 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Assessing the role of cross modal information in high level perception: enhancements and constraints.

UserProfessor Fiona Newell, School of Psychology and Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin..

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 20 January 2017, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Politics and Biology

UserDr Julian Huppert.

HouseFisher Buidling, St John's College.

ClockThursday 19 January 2017, 19:00-20:00

Capitalism on the Edge

From Speculative to Sustainable Finance: Can Markets do Good?

UserProfessor Emilios Avgouleas, University of Edinburgh.

HouseMurray Edwards College.

ClockThursday 19 January 2017, 17:15-19:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Trends in Online Payment Security

UserMohammed Aamir Ali, Newcastle University.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 17 January 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Materials Challenges for Rolls Royce

UserDr Neil Glover, Head of Materials - Capability Acquisition at Rolls-Royce plc.

HouseOatley Meeting Room.

ClockFriday 13 January 2017, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Manufacturing - the vital capability for effective innovation

UserProf. Sir Mike Gregory FREng, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 09 January 2017, 19:30-21:00

Zangwill Club

‘Peter Pan and the Mind of J. M. Barrie. An Exploration of Cognition and Consciousness.’

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AN EXTRA ZANGWILL CLUB TALK

UserDr Rosalind Ridley.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 December 2016, 16:30-18:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The origin of altruism: Philosophical, theoretical, and empirical perspectives

UserDr Dieter Lukas, Dr Antonio Rodrigues, Dr Peter Woodford.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 09 December 2016, 17:45-19:10

Zangwill Club

Cross-sensory integration and calibration during development

UserProfessor David Burr, Department of Psychology, University of Florence. .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 December 2016, 16:30-18:00

Slavonic Studies

Polish Political Thought in the Twentieth Century and Today

UserAdam Balcer, Richard Butterwick-Pawlikowski, Elżbieta Ciżewska-Martyńska, George Gömöri, Dariusz Karlowicz, Marek Kornat, Jan Kubik, Ewa Ochman, Brian Porter-Szűcs, Aleks Szczerbiak.

HouseWilliam Mong Hall, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 08 December 2016, 10:00-17:30

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Developing tools to map the brain at synaptic resolution

UserMarta Costa (Dept. Genetics) and Philipp Schlegel (Dept. Zoology / L.M.B).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 07 December 2016, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Fox's son, they slept five, imitation of people: Kuikuro numerals and counting

This talk is held in conjunction with the Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group (http://groups.ds.cam.ac.uk/celc/)

UserBruna Franchetto (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro).

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty.

ClockMonday 05 December 2016, 17:15-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The art of computing with parallel universes: Quantum computing explained

UserDr Fernando Gonzalez-Zarba -Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory..

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 02 December 2016, 17:45-19:10

Zangwill Club

Structured sequences, language evolution and the primate brain

UserProf. Christopher I. Petkov, Laboratory of Comparative Neuropsychology, Newcastle University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 December 2016, 16:30-18:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

The Role of Values in Animal Cognition Research

UserDr Marta Halina, Dept of History & Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockThursday 01 December 2016, 19:00-20:00

Capitalism on the Edge

Capitalism and Inequality: Brexit versus really taking back control

UserProfessor Danny Dorling (Oxford) and Professor Kate Pickett (York).

HouseMurray Edwards College.

ClockThursday 01 December 2016, 17:15-19:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

SCISOC TALK - Our cosmic origins: everything from nothing

UserProfessor Carlos Frenk, Ogden Professor of Fundamental Physics at Durham University.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 29 November 2016, 20:00-21:30

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Reversing chip design for hardware security characterization

UserFranck Courbon, Security group, University of Cambridge.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 29 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Leonardo, Rapunzel and the Physics of Hair

UserProf. Raymond Goldstein FRS FInstp, Dept of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and Churchill College, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 28 November 2016, 19:30-21:00

Murray Edwards College

Closing the Political Ambition Gap

UserSusannah Wellford, Running Start, and Belinda Phipps, Chair of the Fawcett Society.

HouseKaetsu Centre, Murray Edwards College.

ClockMonday 28 November 2016, 17:15-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Computational Interfacial Chemistry: What do we do ?

UserDr Chao Zhang -Department of Chemistry.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 17:45-19:10

Zangwill Club

Visceral inputs, brain dynamics and subjectivity

UserProfessor Catharine Tallon-Baudry, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 16:30-18:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Biological and bio-inspired locomotion at small scales

UserProf Antonio De Simone, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Biological and bio-inspired locomotion at small scales - MECHANICS COLLOQUIUM

UserProfessor Antonio de Simone, Sculoa Internationale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

BRITISH CYCLING

Registration for this event is essential (link below)

UserTony Purnell, Head of Technical Development at British Cycling.

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

ClockThursday 24 November 2016, 19:00-21:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

An overview of molecular imaging: from macroscopic to microscopic level

UserBangwen Xie (Cancer Research Uk C.I.) and Jerome Boulanger (MRC L.M.B).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 23 November 2016, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Symposium: Microbiology

UserProf Kim Hardie and Dr Tom Ellis.

HouseSt John's College.

ClockTuesday 22 November 2016, 19:00-20:30

Psychology & Education

Conceptualising, Adapting and Measuring Young People’s Wellbeing in Secondary Schools in Kazakhstan

UserDr. Ros McLellan Dr. Liz Winter & Dr.Eva Brown Hajdukova,Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, Dr. Daniel Torrano, Graduate School of Education, Nazarbayev University .

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

ClockTuesday 22 November 2016, 17:00-18:30

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Simple Heuristics That Make Us Smart

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Gerd Gigerenzer, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Germany .

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

ClockTuesday 22 November 2016, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Climate change and local wildlife

UserBrian Eversham, Chief Executive of the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 21 November 2016, 18:00-19:00

Zangwill Club

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

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 November 2016, 16:30-18:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

SCISOC TALK - Engineering challenges in creating underground space

UserProfessor Lord Robert Mair, Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 20:00-21:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Sustainability of Energy and Material Demand: Reducing the Demand for Steel

Meetings begin at 5.45pm with drinks; the talk follows at 6.00pm

UserDr. Andre Cabrera Serrenho, The Use Less Group, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College, Roger Needham Room.

ClockFriday 11 November 2016, 17:45-19:10

Zangwill Club

The radical plasticity thesis: Consciousness as learned metacognition

UserAxel Cleeremans, Professor of Cognitive Science, Department of Psychology, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Translating research: commercialisation of ideas and products from University laboratories by life scientists

UserDr Rachel Atfield (Cambridge Enterprise) Dr Paulina Chilarska (Cambridge Biolabs) Dr Jelena Aleksic (Geneadviser) Dr Tim Guiliams (Healx).

House Postdoc Centre, Biomedical Campus, Bay 13, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0SP.

ClockWednesday 09 November 2016, 18:30-20:00

Lady Margaret Lectures

Global Geology and the Tectonics of Empire

UserProfessor Jim Secord, University of Cambridge.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 09 November 2016, 17:30-19:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

SCISOC TALK - Opossums, Catastrophes, and Homeostasis

UserProfessor Ian Stewart, Professor of Mathematics at Warwick University.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 08 November 2016, 20:00-21:30

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

The Reluctant Altruist

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Eamonn Ferguson.

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

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

Please see above for contact details for this list.

 

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