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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

NLIP Seminar Series

Improving & Better Understanding Word Vector Representations

UserManaal Faruqui, Carnegie Mellon University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 June 2015, 12:00-13:00

Indo-European Seminar

The family tree of Iranian and its problems

Tea served from 16.15

UserAgnes Korn .

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 17 June 2015, 16:30-17:30

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Crowdsourcing the annotation of rumours in social media

UserMaria Liakata, University of Warwick.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 12 June 2015, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Emergent Syntax: a new (unifying) perspective

Note: This talk will take place in GR04

UserDr Theresa Biberauer (DTAL, University of Cambridge).

HouseGR04, English Faculty Building, 9 West Road, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 11 June 2015, 16:00-17:30

Chaucer Club

Pitch perception: New approaches to classic questions

UserAndrew Oxenham (Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 11 June 2015, 15:30-16:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Long-distance agreement for person: Some new data from Icelandic

Note: This talk will take place in GR04

UserProfessor Caroline Heycock (University of Edinburgh).

HouseGR04, English Faculty Building, 9 West Road, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 04 June 2015, 16:00-17:30

Chaucer Club

Fast transient brain states

UserMark Woolrich (Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity, University of Oxford) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 04 June 2015, 15:30-16:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Laterals in Estonian Swedish

UserProfessor Francis Nolan, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-04.

ClockWednesday 27 May 2015, 17:15-19:00

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

Statistics

Analysis of complex phenotypes in genomics

UserSylvia Richardson, MRC Biostatistics Unit.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 22 May 2015, 14:30-15:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Open System Categorical Quantum Semantics in Natural Language Processing

UserDimitri Kartsaklis, Queen Mary University of London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 May 2015, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Temporal dynamics of post-retrieval amnesia for learned fear

TALK CANCELLED

UserMerel Kindt (Department of Psychology, Amsterdam Brain and Cognition Center, University of Amsterdam).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 21 May 2015, 15:30-16:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Convolutional Neural Networks

UserChristof Angermueller, Alex Kendall.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 21 May 2015, 15:00-16:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

The Cambridge Cognitive Neuroscience Research Panel

Note - This talk will run from 12:30pm – 2:00pm

UserSharon Erzinclioglu and guests.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 20 May 2015, 12:30-13:30

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Model Theory and the Semantics of Natural Languages

UserStanley Peters, Stanford University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 May 2015, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

JASP: Bayesian hypothesis testing without tears

UserEric-Jan Wagenmakers (Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 14 May 2015, 15:30-16:30

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

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

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Scalable MCMC

UserHong Ge, Jes Frellsen.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 07 May 2015, 15:00-16:30

Statistics

Robust Matrix Completion

UserOlga Klopp, Université Paris Ouest.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 16:00-17:00

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Disfluency detection in spoken learner English

UserAndrew Caines, DTAL, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 12:30-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Modelling implicit language learning with distributional semantics

UserDimitris Alikaniotis, DTAL, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 12:00-12:30

Chaucer Club

Adaptive computations for flexible cognition in the human brain

UserZoe Kourtzi (Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 30 April 2015, 15:30-16:30

Pedagogy, Language, Arts & Culture in Education (PLACE) Group Seminars

ALICE, PINOCCHIO, FANTASY, AND INTERNATIONAL STEREOTYPES

UserProfessor Laura Tosi, Università Ca’ Foscari, Venice and Professor Peter Hunt, Newcastle University.

HouseHomerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH, MAB, Boulind Room.

ClockWednesday 29 April 2015, 17:00-19:00

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

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Statistical modelling of metaphor

UserEkatarina Shutova, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 April 2015, 12:00-13:00

French Linguistics Research Seminars

The use of French in Canada

UserProf. Sylvie Frigon (Ottawa).

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse.

ClockThursday 23 April 2015, 18:00-19:15

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Causal Inference

UserMateo Rojas-Carulla, Amar Shah.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 23 April 2015, 15:00-16:30

NLIP Seminar Series

The Geometry of Machine Translation

UserRory Waite, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 April 2015, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Gaussian Process Models for Time Series

UserRoger Frigola, Carl Edward Rasmussen.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 16 April 2015, 15:00-16:30

Computer Laboratory Wednesday Seminars

Deep Learning of Natural Language Semantics

Extrodinary (out-of-term) Babbage Seminar

UserProf Yoshua Bengio - Université de Montréal.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Computer Laboratory.

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

CUED Speech Group Seminars

ICASSP presentations

A sandwich lunch will be provided

UserVarious.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockThursday 09 April 2015, 12:00-14:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Informational Geometry

UserNilesh Tripuraneni, Shane Gu.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 02 April 2015, 15:00-16:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Deep Gaussian Processes

UserRichard Turner, Alex Navarro, Thang Bui.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 26 March 2015, 15:00-16:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

The phonetic building blocks of speech

UserProfessor Francis Nolan (University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Block, Room 5, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 12 March 2015, 16:00-17:30

Chaucer Club

Online and offline human brain mapping with intracranial EEG

UserJean-Philippe Lachaux (French National Health Research Institute (INSERM), Lyon) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 12 March 2015, 15:30-16:30

Indo-European Seminar

"A phylogenetic classification of Bantu languages and its implications for ancient migration"

Tea served from 16.15

UserDr Rebecca Grollemund (Reading).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2015, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Resource Allocation for Statistical Estimation

UserQuentin Berthet, California Institute of Technology.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 16:00-17:00

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

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Dynamic Topic Adaptation for Statistical Machine Translation

Sandwich lunch from 13:00

UserEva Hasler (University of Cambridge).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR5.

ClockFriday 06 March 2015, 13:30-14:30

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

Chaucer Club

Challenges and pitfalls in the application of transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS)

UserAndrea Antal (Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Göttingen University Medical School, Germany) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 15:30-16:30

Indo-European Seminar

On phylogenetic classification

Tea served from 16.15

UserDr Annemarie Verkerk (Reading).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2015, 16:30-17:30

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

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

Chaucer Club

Age-related and individual differences in the time-course and information content of early face brain activity

UserGuillaume Rousselet (Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 26 February 2015, 15:30-16:30

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

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Argument Mining from Text for Teaching and Assessing Writing

UserDiane Litman, University of Pittsburgh.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 20 February 2015, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Circuit mechanisms of hippocampus-dependent memory

UserOle Paulsen (Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 15:30-16:30

Second Language Education Group

Language development, social integration and achievement of recently-arrived EAL children in schools in the East of England

UserEducational Achievement, Language Education and Disadvantage (EALead) research team at the University of Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin University.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room GS4.

ClockMonday 16 February 2015, 17:00-18:30

Statistics

Some ideas in nonparametric estimation

UserPiotr Fryzlewicz, London School of Economics.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 13 February 2015, 16:00-17:00

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

Chaucer Club

Neural mechanisms of spatial and episodic memory

UserNeil Burgess (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience & Department of Anatomy) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 12 February 2015, 15:30-16:30

Ibero-Romance Linguistics Seminars

Spanish parasynthetic verbs with prefix des-: A lexical semantic approach

UserElisabeth Gibert-Sotelo, Universitat de Girona-University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom DD 48, Cripps Building, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 11 February 2015, 17:15-18:30

Indo-European Seminar

From 'RUN' to 'HELP': Anatolian, Core Indo-European and the chronology of a semantic shift

Tea served from 16.15

UserProf. J. L. García Ramón (Cologne).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 11 February 2015, 16:30-17:30

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

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

Chaucer Club

Variability in visual processing between and within individuals

UserSam Schwarzkopf (Experimental Psychology & ICN, UCL) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 05 February 2015, 15:30-16:30

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Towards quantum algorithms for natural language processing

UserWill Zeng, University of Oxford.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 January 2015, 12:00-13:00

Language Control in Bilingual Speakers

UserProfessor David Green (UCL).

HouseLecture Block, Room 5, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 29 January 2015, 16:00-17:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Transfer Learning

UserYingzhen Li; Eddy Pei-Hao Su.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 29 January 2015, 15:00-16:30

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Frontiers in Named Entity Recognition and Linking

User Leon Derczynski and Kalina Bontcheva, University of Sheffield.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 January 2015, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Advanced HMC

UserNilesh Tripuraneni; Adam Scibior.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 22 January 2015, 15:00-16:30

Zangwill Club

The application of psychological theories to clinical practice

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

CUED Speech Group Seminars

The Geometry of Machine Translation

Sandwich lunch from 13:00

UserRory Waite (University of Cambridge).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 16 January 2015, 13:30-14:30

Chaucer Club

Opportunities for Cognitive Neuroimaging at 7T

UserDavid Norris (Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Nijmegen.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 15 January 2015, 15:30-16:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Active Learning

UserAdrian Weller; Mateo Rojas Carulla.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

An embodied model of clause syntax

UserAlistair Knott, Dept of Computer Science, University of Otago, New Zealand.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 08 December 2014, 14:00-15:00

Chaucer Club

Imagined pleasures: The cognitive psychology of desire

UserJackie Andrade (Plymouth University, School of Psychology).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 04 December 2014, 15:30-16:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Catalan: past, present and future

UserDr Víctor Acedo Matellán, University of Cambridge, Queens' College.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 17:15-19:00

Statistics

Dynamic functional principal components

UserSiegfried Hörmann, Université libre de Bruxelles.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 28 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

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

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Composed, Distributed Reflections on Semantics and Statistical Machine Translation

UserTim Baldwin, The University of Melbourne.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 November 2014, 12:00-13:00

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Cluster Adaptive Training for Deep Neural Networks

Sandwiches will be provided

UserTian Tan (visitor at CUED).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR10.

ClockFriday 28 November 2014, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

PAC Bayes

UserAlex Matthews; Nikola Mrksic.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 27 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Pedagogy, Language, Arts & Culture in Education (PLACE) Group Seminars

Remembering, Rereading, and Reviewing the Canon: the case of The Secret Garden

UserAlison Waller, National Centre for Research in Children’s Literature, University of Roehampton.

HouseHomerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH, MAB, Room 104.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Zangwill Club

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

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Syllable based keyword search: transducing syllable lattices to word lattices

Sandwiches will be provided at 13:00

UserJim Hieronymus, ICSI (US).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LT2.

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 13:30-14:30

NLIP Seminar Series

A Polya Urn Document Language Model for Information Retrieval

UserRonan Cummins, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

LSTM and Recurrent Neural Networks

UserShixiang Gu; Andrey Malinin.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 20 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Ibero-Romance Linguistics Seminars

Bare nouns in Greek: the view from Spanish and Catalan

UserDr Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga (University of Cambridge & QMUL).

House DD47, Q .

ClockWednesday 19 November 2014, 17:30-18:30

Indo-European Seminar

Scribes, 'scribes' and language contact in Greco-Roman Egypt

Tea served from 16.15

UserMartti Leiwo (Helsinki).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 19 November 2014, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

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

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Exploratory Search and Trend Detection

UserGerhard Heyer, Universität Leipzig.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

The vocal brain: cerebral processing of voice information

UserPascal Belin (Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone), Aix-Marseilles Université.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 13 November 2014, 15:30-16:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Automatic Differentiation with Theano

UserYarin Gal; Christof Angermueller.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 13 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Indo-European Seminar

Types of Greek interference in Latin medical translations

Tea served from 16.15

UserDavid Langslow (Manchester).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 12 November 2014, 16:30-17:30

Centre for Commonwealth Education (CCE)

MASTERCLASS: Case study research in applied linguistics: What can case studies of L2 learners tell us?

Places are limited. If you would like to attend, please email rmk33@cam.ac.uk.

UserPatricia A. Duff, University of British Columbia.

HouseRoom GS4 Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ.

ClockWednesday 12 November 2014, 15:00-17:30

Centre for Commonwealth Education (CCE)

Multilingual socialization: Negotiating multiple languages, identities, ideologies, and practices

All welcome. If you would like to attend, please email rmk33@cam.ac.uk

UserPatricia A. Duff, University of British Columbia.

HouseRoom GS4 Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ.

ClockMonday 10 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Statistics

Ranking from pairwise comparisons using Seriation

UserAlexandre d'Aspremont, CNRS & Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 07 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

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

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Chaucer Club

The neural mechanisms of top-down control during visual working memory

UserEva Feredoes (School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 15:30-16:30

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Communication in a globalised world: English is necessary but not sufficient

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

UserDr Nick Saville - Director of the Research and Validation Group, Cambridge English Language Assessment.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2014, 17:45-19:15

NLIP Seminar Series

The case for a Computational Neurolinguistics

UserBrian Murphy, Queen's University Belfast.

HouseLT1, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Builiding.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Neural Systems for Navigation

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Internal Seminar 2

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 October 2014, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Disjunction at prosodic boundaries

UserSam Hellmuth, University of York.

HouseLecture Block, Room 5, Sidgwick Site.

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

Chaucer Club

Developmental aspects of understanding speech in noisy backgrounds

UserStuart Rosen (Speech, Hearing & Phonetic Sciences, UCL).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 15:30-16:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Kernel Embedding for Distributions

UserMark van der Wilk; Felipe Tobar.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Indo-European Seminar

Monolingual bilinguals? Exploring Greek-Latin code switching with Fronto and friends

Tea served from 16.15

UserAlex Mullen (Oxford).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2014, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Adaptive posterior contraction

UserJohannes Schmidt-Hieber, University of Leiden.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Thinking flexibly and enhancing cognition

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

First Step toward Neural Machine Translation

UserKyunghyun Cho, University of Montreal.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 October 2014, 12:00-13:00

Indo-European Seminar

Greek-Turkish language contacts in the Ottoman Empire: ways of verbal integration

Tea served from 16.15

UserMark Janse (Gent/Oxford).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 16:30-17:30

Multilingualism and Exchange in the Ancient and Medieval World

Writing in South Italy: Adaptation, Exchange and Identity

UserDr Katherine McDonald (University of Cambridge) and Dr Nick Zair (University of Cambridge).

HouseRoom SG2, Alison Richard Building.

ClockTuesday 21 October 2014, 17:00-19:00

Statistics

Flexible multiple testing using closed testing and Simes

UserJelle Goeman, Radboud University Medical Center.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

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

Zangwill Club

Dopamine Neuron Regulation and its Disruption in Schizophrenia and Depression

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Creative Coding in Education

UserSam Aaron (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 October 2014, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

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

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

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Zangwill Club

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

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

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Internal Seminar 1

UserNLIP Speakers.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 October 2014, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Development, plasticity, and structure underlying auditory language understanding

UserFred Dick (Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 09 October 2014, 15:30-16:30

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Interspeech presentations

UserVarious.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockWednesday 10 September 2014, 12:00-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Unsupervised learning of rhetorical structure with un-topic models

UserDiarmuid Ó Séaghdha, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 August 2014, 12:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Helping 10% of the people to read and write better

UserLuz Rello, University Pompeu Fabra.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 13 June 2014, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Unsupervised Representation Learning

UserAmar Shah (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 15:00-16:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Talk cancelled - please accept our apologies

Usertbc (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 11 June 2014, 12:30-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Multilingual Models for Distributed Semantics

UserKarl Moritz Hermann, Oxford University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 June 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Shift-Reduce CCG Parsing with a Dependency Model

UserWenduan Xu, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 13:00-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Looking for hyponyms in vector space

UserMarek Rei, SwiftKey .

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 12:30-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Grammatical error correction using hybrid systems and type filtering

UserMariano Felice, Computer Laboratory, Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 12:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Robust multilingual syntactic parsing

UserRyan McDonald, Google.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 May 2014, 12:00-13:00

Acquiring temporal meanings without tense morphology: the case of L2 Mandarin Chinese

UserRoumyana Slabakova, University of Southampton and University of Iowa.

HouseGR06/07, 9 West Rd (English Faculty).

ClockThursday 29 May 2014, 16:00-17:30

Object clitics across linguistic modules in a crosslinguistic perspective

UserProf. Teresa Guasti (Milan-Bicocca).

HouseBrown Library (English Faculty).

ClockMonday 19 May 2014, 15:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

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

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Learning Language, Evolving Languages

UserTed Briscoe, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseLG19, Law Faculty, Sidgwick site.

ClockThursday 15 May 2014, 16:00-17:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Statistical model criticism

UserJames Lloyd (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 15 May 2014, 15:00-16:30

Definiteness and Determinacy

UserProf. David Beaver, The University of Texas at Austin.

HouseBoard room, 9 West Rd (English Faculty).

ClockThursday 15 May 2014, 12:00-14:00

Historical linguistics reading group

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseS-R25, 9 West Rd (English Faculty).

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 16:00-17:30

Germanic clause structure and the OV/VO difference

UserProf. Sten Vikner.

HouseS-R24, 9 West Rd (English Faculty).

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 14:00-16:00

Looking at language acquisition

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseRoom B3, Institute of Criminology.

ClockTuesday 13 May 2014, 11:00-16:00

Zangwill Club

The integration of sensory cues across development

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Identifying Deixis to Communicative Artifacts in Text

UserShomir Wilson, University of Edinburgh and Carnegie Mellon University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 12:00-13:00

Semitic Philology Lecture

SAMARITAN MANUSCRIPT CULTURE AND THE ORAL TRANSMISSION OF THE SAMARITAN TORAH

All are welcome. The event will be followed by a reception.

UserProfessor Stefan Schorch, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg.

HouseFaculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Sidgwick Site), Room 8-9.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 17:00-18:00

Chaucer Club

Life as we know it

UserKarl Friston (Institute of Neurology, University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 15:30-16:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

The Dialects of Campania. A Perspective of Linguistic Echology

UserRosanna Sornicola, Giovanni Abete, Margherita Di Salvo, Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-05.

ClockWednesday 07 May 2014, 17:15-19:00

Zangwill Club

The Conscious Phenotype

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Statistics

It is hard to be strongly faithful

UserCaroline Uhler, Institute of Science and Technology Austria.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 02 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

French Linguistics Research Seminars

The French of Canada

UserSylvie Frigon (Ottawa).

HouseUpper Hall, Peterhouse.

ClockThursday 01 May 2014, 18:00-19:15

Chaucer Club

Motor cortex and perception - from speech to laughter

UserSophie Scott (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 01 May 2014, 15:30-16:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Functional Programming

UserChristian Steinruecken (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 01 May 2014, 15:00-16:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

The decipherment of some recently found ostraca from Post-Roman North Africa

UserDr Sabine Ziegler, Saxonian Academy of Sciences at Leipzig / Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 30 April 2014, 17:15-19:00

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserTo be confirmed.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Statistics

Limit theorems for nearly unstable Hawkes processes

UserMathieu Rosenbaum, University Pierre and Marie Curie (Paris 6).

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 25 April 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Towards empiricist models of language acquisition

UserAlexander Clark (King's College London).

HouseFaculty of Law, Room LG19.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Adjective modification in compositional distributional semantics

UserEva Maria Vecchi, Computer Lab, Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 April 2014, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Neural Network Language Modelling

UserChunyang Wu (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 10 April 2014, 15:00-16:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Using Semantics to help learn Phonetic Categories

UserStella Frank, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 April 2014, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Loopy belief propagation

UserAlexander Matthews (University of Cambridge), Yingzhen Li.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 03 April 2014, 15:00-16:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Exploiting Large Corpora for Parsing

UserDominick Ng, University of Sydney.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

Statistics

Statistical modelling of networks in disease biology

UserSach Mukherjee, MRC Biostatistics Unit Cambridge.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 14 March 2014, 14:30-15:30

Zangwill Club

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

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

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

`What on earth’ in Chinese Speakers' L2 English Grammars

UserBoping Yuang (University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Block, Room 1, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 16:00-17:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Dynamic evolution of injury after traumatic brain injury

UserVirginia Newcombe (School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 12 March 2014, 12:30-13:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Metaphor

UserDr Rowan Williams, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Zangwill Club

Comparing Apples and Oranges: The Neurocomputation of Value

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

The semantics of poetry: a distributional reading

This talk is also a part of the Language Sciences Interdisciplinary Programme.

UserAurelie Herbelot.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 12:00-13:00

Ibero-Romance Linguistics Seminars

Spanish and Catalan Linguistics

UserProf. Montserrat Batllori (Girona) Prof. Avelina Suñer (Girona) Prof. Álvaro Octavio de Toledo y Huerta (Muenchen).

HouseBowett Room, Queens’ College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 06 March 2014, 14:00-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Constructing topical hierarchies for Expertise Mining

UserGeorgeta Bordea, DERI, NUI Galway.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 February 2014, 12:00-13:00

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Descriptive and normative models of working memory limitations

UserRonald van den Berg (Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2014, 12:30-13:30

Zangwill Club

Limits to Goal-Directed Action Control - Implications for Psychopathologies

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

A Quest Towards Understanding the Challenges of Spoken Content Retrieval

UserGareth Jones, Dublin City University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 February 2014, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge-Africa Programme

In Africa: Fossil hunting for human ancestors (King's/Cambridge-Africa Seminar)

Wine will be served from 17:45pm.....

UserDr Marta Mirazon Lahr (Director of the Duckworth Laboratory) & Professor Robert Foley (Director of the Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies). Both speakers are members of the Division of Biological Anthropology, Dept. of Arch. and Anth., C.

HouseWine Room, King's College, Cambridge, CB2 1ST.

ClockThursday 20 February 2014, 18:00-19:00

Pedagogy, Language, Arts & Culture in Education (PLACE) Group Seminars

Virtual Webinar! series 7: Ways of Creatively ‘Me-searching’ and ‘Re-searching’ as Practitioner-based and Practice-based Researchers

UserDr. Pamela Burnard and research panelists Chrysovalentini Konstantinou, Stephen Fairbanks, Susmita Pujara and Sarah Upjohn, University of Cambridge.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 2S7.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2014, 17:00-18:30

Zangwill Club

The role of the motor system in action perception

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Zangwill Club

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

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Statistics

Stein's method, information theory and Bayesian statistics

UserChristophe Ley, Université libre de Bruxelles.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 14:30-15:30

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Refinements in Hierarchical Phrase-Based Translation

UserJuan Pino (University of Cambridge).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

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

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

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

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

Chaucer Club

How do antidepressants work?

UserCatherine Harmer (University of Oxford) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 15:30-16:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

An introduction to Sequential Monte Carlo

UserThang Bui (University of Cambridge), Jes Frellsen.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 15:00-16:30

Queens' Arts Seminar

Whose voice is it anyway? Literary and Legal Translation

UserChristina Pribichevich-Zorić.

HouseErasmus room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 05 February 2014, 19:30-21:00

Education Technology

Reinventing Education

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

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

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

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

Zangwill Club

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

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Categorical compositional distributional semantics: state-of-the-art!

UserMehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Queen Mary University of London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Fairness, trust & reciprocity: insights from decision neuroscience

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Comparative diachronic linguistics of German

UserProfessor Horst Simon.

HouseRoom 336, Raised Faculty Building, Sidgwick site.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Spectral Learning and Decoding for Natural Language Parsing

UserShay Cohen, University of Edinburgh.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Which take which?

UserRichard Holton, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

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

Kiezdeutsch: Variation and Change in Contemporary German through Language Contact

UserProfessor Horst Simon, FU Berlin.

HouseGR05, English Faculty, 9 West Rd..

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Probabilistic Data Structures and Algorithms

UserChristian Steinruecken (University of Cambridge), Alexandre Khae Wu Navarro (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 15:00-16:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

The problem of finding sources for the study of Norn, the Scandinavian language of Caithness and the Northern Isles.

UserDr Ragnhild Ljosland, Centre for Nordic Studies, University of the Highlands and Islands.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-04.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 17:15-19:00

Zangwill Club

Conditioned Nausea: Experimental Analysis and Practical Applications

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Statistics

Sharp bounds for compressive learning

UserAta Kaban, University of Birmingham.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

GPstruct: Bayesian non-parametric structured prediction model

UserNovi Quadrianto, Machine Learning, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Information Theory and Method of Types: Channels, Quantizers, and Divergences

UserAntonio Artés-Rodríguez (University of Cambridge), Yingzhen Li.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 16 January 2014, 15:00-16:30

Statistics

High Dimensional Influence Measure

UserChenlei Leng, University of Warwick.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 06 December 2013, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Parsing Jazz: Harmonic Analysis of Music Using Combinatory Categorial Grammar

UserMark Granroth-Wilding, Computer Laboratory.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 December 2013, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Hermann Lotze and Local Sign

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

A Standard Document Score for Information Retrieval

UserRonan Cummins, University of Greenwich.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 November 2013, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Language Learning and the brain

UserMatt Davies, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

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

Chaucer Club

Using the internet for psychological research and clinical trials

UserProfessor Gerhard Andersson (Linköping University).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 28 November 2013, 15:30-16:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Integrated Nested Laplace Approximation (INLA)

UserSara Wade (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 28 November 2013, 15:00-16:30

Arts, Culture and Education

“Learning and the development of musical expertise”

Webinar! University of Cambridge Coordinator: Dr Pamela Burnard.

UserDr. Susan Hallam, Institute of Education, London.

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, DMB, Room 2S8.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Children's Literature

Picturebooks in Progress

UserSarah Lawrance, Seven Stories.

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ, room GS4.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 17:00-19:00

Zangwill Club

The miswired brain – from altered neurodevelopment to psychopathology

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Complexity as L2-difficulty: Implications for syntactic change

UserGeorge Walkden, University of Manchester.

HouseLecture Block, Room 1, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 16:00-17:30

Chaucer Club

Two cortical systems for memory-guided behaviour

UserProfessor Charan Ranganath (Center for Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University of California at Davis).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 15:30-16:30

Centre for Neuroscience in Education (CNE)

The relation between non-symbolic and symbolic number processing

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

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

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Three Stories on Aggregated Search

UserMaarten de Rijke, University of Amsterdam.

HouseSW 01, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Builiding.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

Second Language Education Group

Literacy Instruction and the Bilingual Learner

UserProfessor Catherine Wallace, Institute of Education, University of London .

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room GS5.

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Zangwill Club

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

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Statistics

The use of survey weights in regression modelling

UserChris Skinner, London School of Economics.

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning to Generate Natural Source Code

UserDaniel Tarlow, Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Spectral Learning

User Maxim Rabinovich, Aman Sinha.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 14 November 2013, 15:00-16:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Traditional and Contemporary Torres Strait Languages and Dialects

UserTanisha Pabai, Stephen Yamashita, Zach Bani, Amelia Mari and Valent Kirk.

HouseFaculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Room 7.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 17:15-19:00

Arts, Culture and Education

“Changing attitudes and teaching strategies in music education classrooms to bring out the best in our students and teachers”

Webinar! University of Cambridge Coordinator: Dr Pamela Burnard.

UserDr. Yaroslav Senyshyn, Simon Fraser University, Canada.

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, DMB, Room 2S8.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Zangwill Club

What We Need to Know about Intelligence but Do Not'

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Data Management, Integration and Retrieval in Life Sciences Using Semantic Web Technology

UserSarinder Kaur Kashmir-Singh, University of Malaya.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 November 2013, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Waiting and resting brain states in Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

UserProfessor Edmund Sonuga-Barke (University of Southampton) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 15:30-16:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Random Projections

UserDavid Lopez-Paz, David Duvenaud.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 15:00-16:30

Arts, Culture and Education

“Facing the music: An investigation of musicians’ physical and mental responses”

Webinar! University of Cambridge Coordinator: Dr Pamela Burnard.

UserDr. Aaron Williamon, Royal College of Music, London.

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, DMB, Room 2S8.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Indo-European Seminar

An LFG analysis of the Latin reflexive

Tea served from 16.15

UserMarius Johndahl.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2013, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

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

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

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