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Named after one of Christ College’s most famous alumni, the Darwin Society is open to everyone with an interest in science. We host FREE talks at Christ College throughout the year on current scientific issues, usually with a drinks reception!

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If you have a question about this list, please contact: Matthew Tsim; Joseph Hooton; jh854; fj238; Timothy Little; Matthew Johnston; ml638; ma616; lms86. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser.

0 upcoming talks and 15 talks in the archive.

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

The possible risks of Artificial Intelligence

UserDr Seán Ó HÉigeartaigh.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

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

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

Antarctic krill: a saga of science, industry and ice

UserDr Geraint Tarling.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

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

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

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

UserDr. Alex Chin, University of Cambridge.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

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

Scientific editing, why bother!

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

UserDr. Chris Surridge.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

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

New Approaches to Understanding and Preventing Neurodegenerative Diseases

UserProfessor Chris Dobson FRS, University of Cambridge.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

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

Graphene: A Future Emerging Technology

This talk is free and open to all.

UserProf. Andrea C. Ferrari, University of Cambridge.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

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

HPV vaccines - are they doing their job?

UserProfessor Margaret Stanley, University of Cambridge.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

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

******** The Mitochondrion Today ********

UserProfessor John Walker.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockTuesday 01 March 2011, 19:30-20:30

How to Win a Nobel Prize

UserDr Tim Hunt.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockTuesday 15 February 2011, 19:30-20:30

Making Visible Embryos

UserDr Nick Hopwood.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockMonday 31 January 2011, 19:30-20:30

Dark Secrets of CERN

UserDr Chris Lester.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockTuesday 26 October 2010, 19:30-20:30

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