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Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

How complex can this be? Let me introduce you to the Haft Paykar, a narrative poem composed in Persian by the giant poet Nizami of Ganja (12th C. AD)

UserCristine van Ruymbeke, Soudavar Professor of Persian Literature and Culture Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Graduate Tutor and College Praelector of Darwin College.

HouseDarwin College, Richard King Room.

ClockTuesday 19 October 2021, 13:15-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Functional redundancy of Drosophila melanogaster SoxB proteins in central nervous system development

Grab some lunch from the Darwin servery and enjoy an interesting science talk and discussion over lunch. First come first served up to 30 people capacity. Looking forward to seeing you there.

UserBarbara Joo, Department of Genetics.

HouseRichard King room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 14 October 2021, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Evolution and development of vertebral regionalization in fishes

We are back hosting the science seminar series in person, so do come and join us for the first talk of the term. Grab some lunch from the Darwin servery and enjoy an interesting science talk and discussion over lunch. Looking forward to seeing you there.

UserKatharine Criswell, Research Associate, Department of Zoology.

HouseKing Richard Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 07 October 2021, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Human Religion: Concern and Clarity in One Darwin Sentence

UserGlen Milstein, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Psychology The City College of New York .

HouseOnline (ask organizers for link).

ClockTuesday 11 May 2021, 13:15-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Books, Botany and the Understanding of Nature in Eighteenth-Century Cambridge

UserDr. Edwin Rose, Munby Fellow in Bibliography, University of Cambridge.

HouseOnline (ask organizers for link).

ClockTuesday 23 February 2021, 13:15-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

The effect of Inhibitory Control over Negative Autobiographical Memories

UserGiulia Barsuola, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 March 2020, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

The living dead: cellular functions of pseudoenzymes

UserIain Hay, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 20 February 2020, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Brain organoids to study development and function

UserDr Laura Pellegrini, Division of Cell Biology, MRC-LMB.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 13 February 2020, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Investigating Individual Differences in political networks on Twitter

UserElizaveta Karmannaya, Department of Psychology. University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 06 February 2020, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Bringing the science back into scientific realism

UserMiguel Ohnesorge, History and Philosophy of Science Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 30 January 2020, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Higher Education in the United Arab Emirates - the Field as a Minefield

UserMira Al Hussein, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 23 January 2020, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Global Methane, Project MOYA, and the UK’s Net Zero target

UserProf. Euan Nisbet, Professor of Earth Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 16 January 2020, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Investigating human blood development at the single-cell level

UserAnna Maria Ranzoni - Wellcome - MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute/Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 December 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

You rock! Understanding words with many meanings

UserLucy MacGregor - MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 21 November 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Equality for Women = Prosperity for All

UserDr Augusto Lopez-Claros, the World Bank Group.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

How to Build a Neuron: establishing spatial identity in a structurally complex cell

UserMichael Fernandopulle - Cambridge Institute for Medical Research.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 31 October 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Pacific Shoguns: Japan’s Attempt to Open the Pacific, 1600-1625

UserDr Joshua Batts, Research Associate, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 29 October 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

The effects of wind on trees and forests

UserToby Jackson - Cambridge Conservation Initiative .

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 24 October 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The Social Impact of Automatic Hate Speech Detection

UserDr. Stefanie Ullmann, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Centre for Humanities and Social Change.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Krill swarms: the carbon export highway - S*£% matters!

UserAnna Belcher - British Antarctic Survey.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 17 October 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Perovskite nanocrystals: tuneable future for display industry

UserKaiwen Zhang, PhD student in Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 10 October 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Persistent pneumococcal colonisation: Dynamics, genomic diversity and evolution

UserDr Chrispin Chaguza (Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Trustworthy AI

UserDr Adrian Weller (Machine Learning Group, Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 09 May 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Paving an enlightened path to anyons and quantum computation

UserDr Shovan Dutta (Physics Department, Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 25 April 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Decolonising African politics: Where is there evidence of change?

UserStephanie Diepeveen, Centre of Governance and Human Rights, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 23 April 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Learning from rivers about long-term controls on Earth’s climate

UserDr Jotis Baronas (Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 14 March 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Evolution, development and function of flower patterns

UserMs Alice Fairnie (Sainsbury Laboratory, Botanic Garden Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 21 February 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Hearing and seeing things that are not there: Quantifying brain structure related to hallucinations

UserColleen Rollins (Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 07 February 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Planet Nine: To Be or Not To Be

UserMr Antranik A. Sefilian.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 31 January 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Gorilla Society: investigating cooperation, territoriality and social support in our evolutionary cousins

UserRobin E Morrison (Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge).

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 24 January 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Oil palm: what’s true and what’s to do?

UserAmelia Hood (Zoology Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 17 January 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Post-Arab Spring Tunis: Materialising Revolution in the City

UserDena Qaddumi, Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 15 January 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The Economics of Right-Wing Populism

UserValentina Ausserladscheider, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 20 November 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Mechanism of transformation of neural stem cells by fusion onco-proteins.

UserRobert Kupp (CRUK Cambridge Institute / Oncology).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The Environment of the Elizabethan House – Hardwick Hall

UserProfessor Dean Hawkes, Emeritus Fellow, Darwin College.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Perovskite Solar Cells: Printing the future of photovoltaics

UserStuart Macpherson (StranksLab, Optoelectronics group, Physics, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 25 October 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Counting Crime the Cambridge Way

UserProfessor Larry Sherman, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge; Emeritus Fellow, Darwin College.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 16 October 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Nano-photonics for better detection of toxic molecules in air

UserDr Tanya Hutter (Chemistry Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 11 October 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

How did Dmitrii Mendeleev make his predictions?

UserKaroliina Pulkkinen, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 09 October 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Designing Ultra Low Power Sensor Interfaces for the Internet of Things

UserDr Arokia Nathan (Cambridge Touch Technologies Ltd).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 04 October 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Capitalism, Debt and Inequality

UserDr Anthony Hotson (Centre for Financial History and Darwin College).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 22 May 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

From Goethe to Macaques: What auctions can teach us about decision making

UserMr Robert Hickman, Department of Physiology, Development, and Neuroscience, Univesity of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 17 May 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Echo mapping the gravitational potential well of black holes

UserDr William Alston, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 10 May 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Design of novel hybrid foam materials for impact applications

UserMr. Adam Boyce, Centre for Micromechanics, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 03 May 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Engineering mitochondrial DNA in the mouse germline using designer nuclease technology

UserMs Beverly McCann, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 26 April 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Tuberculosis, Cancer & Gout: Archaeolgical evidence of disease from Medieval Cambridge

UserDr Jenna Dittmar, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 15 March 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Electoral intrigue, ethnic politics and the vibrancy of the Kenyan public sphere

UserDr Stephanie Diepeveen, Department of Politics and International Studies.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 06 March 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Antibiotic resistance: The search for novel Lipoteichoic acid Synthase inhibitors

UserMr Rohan Eapen, Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 01 March 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Does inflammation contribute to Pregnancy Associated Breast Cancer?

UserDr Jessica Hitchcock, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 22 February 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Automated modelling of industrial plants

UserEva Agapaki, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 15 February 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Water Sensitive Urban Design for Cities of the Future

UserDr Leon Kapetas, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 18 January 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Alzheimer’s Disease: The story so far

UserKatarina Pisani (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 30 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Distributed Ledger technology: beyond the block chain hype

UserKC Sivaramakrishnan (Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Translating Science in Colonial North India, c.1890-1950

UserCharu Singh, Adrian Research Fellow, Darwin College.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Multimodal driver displays, autonomous car handovers, and inclusiveness

UserDr. Ioannis Politis (Engineering Design Centre, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Molecular Origin of Capacity Fade in Sodium Ion Batteries

UserDr. Lauren Marbella (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 09 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

How is continuous experience transformed into discrete memories?

UserDr. Aya Ben-Akov (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 02 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

DNA-repairing proteins: View of a structural biologist

UserDr Domi Baretic (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Graphene for ultrafast lasers

UserGiancarlo Soavi (Cambridge Graphene Centre).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 12 October 2017, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

WikiFactMine: Scientific Knowledge for Everyone

UserDr. Peter Murray-Rust (Unilever Centre, Dept. Of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 October 2017, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Neutrinos in Seven Questions

UserLorena Escudero, HEP Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 09 March 2017, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Mapping a viral interactome

UserLuis Nobre, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 26 January 2017, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Turing Test for Smart Materials

UserDr Stoyan Smoukov, Energy Research.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 19 January 2017, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Digging deeper: What living athletes can tell us about behaviour in prehistory

UserDr Alison Macintosh, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 27 October 2016, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Ivo Andric and the Dynamic Aspects of the Balkan Cultural Identity

UserProf Dr Kornelije Kvas, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Philology.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2016, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

HIV-1 vectors: How can you convert a pathogen to a therapeutic vehicle?

UserEirini Vamva, PhD Candidate in the Department of Medicine .

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 20 October 2016, 13:10-14:00

Stop. Think. Click: Cyber Security & Social Engineering within the University

UserKieren Niĉolas Lovell - IM Implementation Manager University of Cambridge - Information Services.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 13 October 2016, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

An 18,000-year old Crime Scene Investigation

UserDr Ana Marin-Arroyo, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 10 May 2016, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Emerging solar cell technologies: a microscopist's view

UserGiorgio Divitini, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The technocratic empiricism of the Obama administration

UserJack Wright, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 03 May 2016, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

How languages signal highlights using mismatches as methodology

UserDr Jenneke van der Wal, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 01 March 2016, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

An Illusion of Complicity: terrorism and the illegal ivory trade in East Africa

UserDr Thomas Maguire, Department of Politics and International Studies.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 23 February 2016, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Smelling molecules with optical nano-noses

UserDr Tanya Hutter, Department of Chemistry .

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 11 February 2016, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The Cold War origins of the Euro

UserDr Duncan Needham, Faculty of History.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2016, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

“Do I look fat in these genes?”

UserDr Ines Barroso, Sanger Institute.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 04 February 2016, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

What’s in a flame? — the modern theory of combustion

UserGirish Nivarti (Department of Engineering).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 28 January 2016, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Designing metal forming machines

UserDr Evros Loukaides (Department of Engineering).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 21 January 2016, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Conservation of orang-utans and tigers in Malaysia – interventions and progress of work from the field.

UserDr Melvin Gumal, Director of the Malaysian Wildlife Conservation Society, and Darwin alumnus..

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2015, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Relating mind and brain: can brain activity predict perceptual experience?

UserDr Marieke Mur (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 26 November 2015, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Measured with Ceremonies

UserTim Milner, Darwin Deputy Praelector and University Ceremonial Officer..

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2015, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Vision-Based Over-Height Vehicle Detection

UserBella Nguyen (Department of Engineering).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Darwin's children

UserCharissa Varma, Darwin Correspondence Project.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 19 May 2015, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Metabolic cooperation in a synthetic yeast community

UserKate Campbell (University of Cambridge).

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 14 May 2015, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Towards bi-treated glass

UserMarco Zaccaria.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 26 February 2015, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Making Smarter Artificial Muscles

UserStoyan Smoukov (University of Cambridge).

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Assessing the energy, water and land nexus in China

UserYing Qin, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 12 February 2015, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Why do black holes shine?

UserProf. Christopher Reynolds, Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland, USA.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 February 2015, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Another take on frac(king): the triumph of the frock coat and the lounge suit

UserTim Milner, Darwin Deputy Praelector and University Ceremonial Officer.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 03 February 2015, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Investigative Interviewing of Children

UserDr Beth Ahern, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 27 November 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Rescuing homeless tsunami victims by law

UserJulius Weitzdörfer (Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

What can we understand from the structure of a protein?

UserDr Paul Elliott, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Medical Research Centre.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 20 November 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The Book as Instrument, 1570–1720

UserDr Boris Jardine (Munby Fellow at the University Library).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 18 November 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Genetic code expansion in vivo: making proteins with novel properties

UserDr Ambra Bianco, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 13 November 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The politics of belonging in Europe

UserDr Jeff Miley (Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Energy storage: Understanding supercapacitors for improving them

UserDr Céline Merlet, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

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

Darwin College Science Seminars

Scientific instruments before science

UserDr Alexi Baker, CRASSH & History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The social impacts of using drones for wildlife conservation

UserDr Chris Sandbrook (Department of Geography, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 28 October 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Living Long and Living Well: Changing Prospects for Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease and Late Life Dementias, 2014

UserProf. Eric Larson, Group Health Research Institute, Medicine and Health Services, University of Washington.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 16 October 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Literary Criticism and the New Left (1956-62)

UserAlexander Hutton (Faculty of History, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 14 October 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Mapping Methane in the Arctic

UserMichelle Cain, Centre for Atmospheric Science, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 29 May 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

The Science of Dishwashing

UserAkin Ali, Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Chembridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 15 May 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Transport into the cell: How many ways to get in?

UserVassilis Bitsikas, MCR Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Neuroprediction and the law

UserRaj Patel (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 06 May 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Tibial rigidity through prolonged culture change: Adaptation across ~6150 years of agriculture in Central Europe

UserAlison Macintosh, Division of Biological Anthropology, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

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

Darwin College Science Seminars

Spiking irregularity in cortical inhibitory interneurons

UserPhilipe Mendonca, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 20 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Cassandra's Climate

UserMichael Sheppard, Emeritus Schlumberger Fellow, Schlumberger.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

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

Darwin College Science Seminars

Is Carbon Storage safe? Insights from the >400,000 year old Green River natural analogue , Utah

UserAlexandra Maskell, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

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

Darwin College Science Seminars

Graphene: When a Crystal Goes Flexible

UserDr Felice Torrisi, Cambridge Graphene Centre, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

The Strength of Broken Glass

UserCaroline Butchart, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 December 2013, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Is it possible track and predict the Huntington's disease progression?

UserYe Yuan, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 28 November 2013, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Studying the intracellular localisation of Y RNAs

UserEyemen Kheir, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Cutting as Untying (Topo2: Resolving the Gordian Knot of the Cell since 3.8 billion B.C.)

UserMelissa Antoniou-Kourounioti, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 14 November 2013, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Functional Integrated Plastic Systems

UserAntony Sou, Optoelectronics Group, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Abrasive Wear of Nano-structured Steel: Does Hardness Matter?

UserSubhankar Das bakshi, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge..

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 31 October 2013, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

How Biomolecular Simulations of Molecules Can Help Us Understand What Matters

UserFlorian Roessler, Chemistry Department, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

The World’s First Bulk-Type Fully High-Temperature Superconducting Machine

UserZhen Huang, Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Cool Conductors

This talk will include a great and memorable experimental demonstration of the discussed effect!

UserSven Friedemann, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 10 October 2013, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Canceled

UserEyemen Kheir .

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 23 May 2013, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

The Work Meets Life project: How does Work get done?

talk 1-2pm special workshop 2-3pm

UserProf Robert A. Levin.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 02 May 2013, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Curating Feeling: Victorian Sentimental Art

UserVicky Mills (University of Cambridge, English).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 06 November 2012, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Diagnostiques Sans Frontières: Low-Cost, Rapid Diagnostics for Everyone

The talk will be nontechnical. Especially, those interested in global health and telecommunications are encouraged to join.

UserAli Yetisen.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 07 June 2012, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Filaments of the Bacterial Cytoskeleton

UserJan Löwe, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 17 May 2012, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Trading Protection: The Rationality behind Anti-dumping

UserJosué F. Mathieu (Centre for Rising Powers, POLIS).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2012, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Using consumers to protect labour standards

UserProf. William Brown (Master of Darwin College).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 14 February 2012, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Before the Silk Road: tracing the earliest East West contacts

UserMartin Jones ( George Pitt-Rivers Professor of Archaeological Science ).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 24 January 2012, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Peter Abaelard and the Development of Logic

UserProf. Christopher Martin, Auckland University, New Zealand (Leverhulme Visiting Professor of Philosophy).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 17 January 2012, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Genetics of obesity: How are genes shaping us

UserElena Bochukova, Institute of Metabolic Science.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 01 December 2011, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

How and when did the first Chinese crops arrive in Europe?

UserDr Giedre Motuzaite Matuzeviciute (University of Cambridge).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 29 November 2011, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

The Path of Life from A to B: How Astronomy leads to Biology

In coordination with the Astrobiology workshop taking place at Darwin College, the keynote speech from this workshop will be open to all Darwin members. Note the talk will take place in the Old Library rather than the Entertaining Rm.

UserProf. Monica M. Grady, The Open University.

HouseOld Library, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 24 November 2011, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Carbon, Forests and the REDD Paradox

UserDr Chris Sandbrook (University of Cambridge).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 22 November 2011, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Challenges of Preparing Educators in Kenya

UserMoses Orwe-Onyango (University of Cambridge).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 08 November 2011, 13:10-14:00

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The Regenerative Economy: a technical solution to meet world's population needs while preserving the environment.

Open to all - please send email if not from Darwin College

UserAleix Altimiras-Martin, Land Economy Dept, 4CMR.

HouseDarwin College, Entertaining Room.

ClockTuesday 18 October 2011, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Title to be confirmed

UserProf. Zhijun Zhao (Chinese Academy of Sciences).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 11 October 2011, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Cosmic Dawn: The Search for the First Galaxies

UserDan Stark (Institute of Astronomy).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 16 June 2011, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

A Case for Astrobiology

UserMs. Katinka Apagyi (University of Cambridge).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 May 2011, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Design of iced airfoils

UserTiziano Ghisu.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 25 November 2010, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Preserving a Violent Past: Politics and the Transmission of the Saga of Icelanders

UserVicky Cribb (PhD Candidate in the Dept of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 23 November 2010, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Sustainable development of culturally significant urban areas

UserTatiana Vakhitova (Centre for Sustainable Development).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 16 November 2010, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Zoophagous geology: William Buckland and extra-visual scientific observation

UserDavid Allan Feller (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 02 November 2010, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Computer games and mental health interventions

UserDr David Coyle (Computer Laboratory).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 28 October 2010, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

No Talk This Week

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 20 May 2010, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Nanocapillaries: Cheap and Safe Nanotech

UserLorenz Steinbock ( Cavendish Laboratory).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 13 May 2010, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Automatic Visual Recognition in Natural, Medical, and 3D Imagery

UserJamie Shotton (Microsoft Research Cambridge & Darwin College).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 22 April 2010, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Electric & hybrid leisure aircraft

Last talk of term!!! Not to be missed!

UserPaul Robertson.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 04 March 2010, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The methodological complications and opportunities of video documenting activism in India

UserHeather Plumridge Bedi, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2010, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Families Created Through Surrogacy: Is There Cause For Concern?

UserPolly Casey (Centre for Family Research, University of Cambridge).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 04 February 2010, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Black holes: weather and landscape

UserAlexander Blustin (University of Cambridge; IoA and Darwin College).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 21 January 2010, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

To within minutes of a black hole

First talk of term!

UserProf Andy Fabian.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 14 January 2010, 13:00-14:00

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