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Cambridge University Biological Society

A map in the mind

UserDr Julija Krupic.

HouseLightfoot Room - St John's College.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Of elephants and men

UserCaitlin Black and Derek Murphy.

HouseCastlereagh room - St John's College.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

On dangerous ground: understanding earthquake induced soil liquefaction

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - Exoplanets, on the hunt of Universal life

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge: Geology walking tour.

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

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

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

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Mutational processes in the human genome

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

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

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

Mordell Lectures

Complex dynamics and elliptic curves

UserLaura DeMarco (Northwestern University).

HouseMR2, CMS.

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

"The world in 2050" - Human extinction risks

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

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

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

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

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

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

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

New Frontiers in Robotics - ONE DAY MEETING

ONE DAY MEETING FREE ENTRY NO BOOKING REQUIRED

UserOrganisers: Fumiya Iida and Jim Woodhouse.

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

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Towards General Artificial Intelligence

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

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

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Environmental diversity of Architecture

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

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

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

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Ageing

UserProfessor Sarah Harper, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Politics

UserProfessor Matthew Goodwin, University of Kent.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Citizens, Science and Science for Citizens

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

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extremes of the Universe

UserProfessor Andy Fabian, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Cancer Research

UserProf Richard Gilbertson.

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

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Rowing

UserRoz Savage MBE, Ocean Rower, Yale University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Black Holes at Work

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

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Dealing with Extremism

UserProfessor David Runciman, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Events and How to Live with Them

UserProfessor Nassim Nicholas Taleb, New York.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Symposium: Nanomedicine

UserSir Mark Welland and Ruth Cameron.

HouseFisher Buidling, St John's College.

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Creating and erasing memories with epigenetics

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

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Weather

UserDr Emily Shuckburgh, BAS.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Politics and Biology

UserDr Julian Huppert.

HouseFisher Buidling, St John's College.

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Manufacturing - the vital capability for effective innovation

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

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

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

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

The Role of Values in Animal Cognition Research

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

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

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Leonardo, Rapunzel and the Physics of Hair

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

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

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Symposium: Microbiology

UserProf Kim Hardie and Dr Tom Ellis.

HouseSt John's College.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Climate change and local wildlife

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Lady Margaret Lectures

Global Geology and the Tectonics of Empire

UserProfessor Jim Secord, University of Cambridge.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Molecular medicines for the lysosome

UserProfessor Timothy Cox MD FRCP FMedSci, Professor of Medicine Emeritus.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Symposium: Neurobiology

UserProf Ole Paulsen.

HouseSt John's College.

ClockTuesday 01 November 2016, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

What shapes the human immune system?

UserDr Michelle Linterman, Babraham Institute and Churchill College, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 31 October 2016, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Summer Internships Event

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseSt John's College.

ClockFriday 28 October 2016, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - Nanostructured steel: the challenge of manufacture

UserProfessor Sir Harry Bhadeshia FRS FREng, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 24 October 2016, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Nanostructured steel: the challenge of manufacture

UserProf. Sir Harry Bhadeshia FRS FREng FNAE, Dept of Material Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.

HouseBristol Myers-Squibb lecture theatre Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Rd, Cambridge, CB2 1EW.

ClockMonday 24 October 2016, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

PhD event

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseSt John's College.

ClockFriday 14 October 2016, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Chris Lowe, University of Essex.

HouseSt John's College.

ClockMonday 10 October 2016, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Packing dominoes and other shapes

UserProfessor Imre Leader, Department of Pure Mathematics & Mathematical Statistics.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 10 October 2016, 18:00-19:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge. Geology walking tour - FULLY BOOKED

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

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

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Landing on a Comet

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

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

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

Philomathia Social Sciences Research Programme

Julian Huxley’s Reproductive Futures

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

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

HouseBentley Room, The Pitt Building.

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

Mordell Lectures

Why Mathematical Proof?

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

HouseMR2, CMS.

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

Scott Lectures

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

UserMelissa Franklin, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics, Harvard University.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Probing the Polar Oceans

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

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

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

Technology and Democracy Events

"Social media and political turbulence"

UserProfessor Helen Margetts (Oxford Internet Institute).

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, West Road, Cambridge.

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

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Improving with age? A multisensory lecture on wine chemistry

Event is now fully booked

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

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

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Evolution of life - ONE DAY MEETING

ONE DAY MEETING

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

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre - New Museums Site.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Towards a cure for Alzheimer's Disease

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Game Theory of Conflict

UserDr Thomas C Schelling, University of Maryland.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Lady Margaret Lectures

Democracy and its Discontents

UserProfessor John Shattuck, Central European University.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

EDSAC Reborn: A computer detective story

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

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games Animals Play

UserProfessor Nick Davies, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games for the Brain

UserProfessor Barbara Sahakian, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Protein Folding Homeostasis

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

HouseBateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

"Losing the New Great Game"

UserDr Frank Ledwidge, Barrister, Writer and Lecturer.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games in Sports

UserSir Dave Brailsford, Team Sky.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Wittgenstein's Games

UserProfessor A C Grayling, New College of the Humanities.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Lady Margaret Lectures

Cancer by the Numbers

UserProfessor Simon Tavaré.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Game of Crime and Punishment

UserMrs Nicky Padfield, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Personal Principles and the Political Game

UserBaroness Sayeeda Warsi, House of Lords.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Philomathia Social Sciences Research Programme

'What world will we leave for our grandchildren?'

This is a public lecture and is subject to capacity.

UserProf Robert Putnam (Harvard University) .

HouseCripps Auditorium, Cripps Court, Magdalene College.

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Technology Development

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

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

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

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

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

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

Free & open to the public

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

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

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Earthquake Science and Vulnerability in Asia

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

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

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

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Epigenetic inheritance and parent-of-origin effects

UserProfessor Anne Ferguson Smith, Department of Genetics.

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

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

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

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

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

UserProf Gerry Gilmore, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

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

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Addressing the Challenges of Feeding the World Sustainably

This lecture will be preceded by the CSAR AGM

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

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

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

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

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

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The human brain - a lesson in green technology

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

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

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Maths and the Arts

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

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

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

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

Scott Lectures

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

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

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

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

Scott Lectures

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

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

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

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

jjn1's list

Postcapitalism

UserPaul Mason, Economics Editor, Channel 4 News.

HouseRoom GR06/07 Faculty of English, Cambridge.

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

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture I - Was Einstein Right? A Centennial Assessment

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

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

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Pioneer Colonists and Indigenous Response: Resistance and Collaboration

Jointly with "The Cambridge Festival of Ideas"

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

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

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Addressing the Challenges of Feeding the World Sustainably

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

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

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

jjn1's list

The End of Safe Harbour: Implications of the Schrems Judgement

UserJohn Naughton, Technology and Democracy Project, CRASSH.

HouseRoom B16, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge.

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

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

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

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

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

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

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

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Dicing with Fate; the statistical physics of cell biology

Joint meeting with the Cambridge Philosophical Society

UserProfessor Benjamin D Simons, Herchel Smith Professor of Physics.

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

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

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

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

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

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

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

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

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

UserRod Kirkby, Retired Aerodynamics Research/Project Feasibility Engineer.

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

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Finding Patterns in Genes and Proteins

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

UserDr Sarah Teichmann, Sanger Institute/EMBL.

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

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

Mordell Lectures

The solution of the Kadison-Singer Problem

UserDaniel Spielman (Yale).

HouseMR2, CMS.

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Evolution of Dragonfly Wings

The lecture will be preceded by a short presentation by Jan Mertens on new materials

UserDr Robin Wootton, University of Exeter.

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

ClockMonday 11 May 2015, 19:30-21:00

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Meet the Authors

Held in association with the Cambridge Science Festival

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Theatre, Cambridge.

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Title to be confirmed

NB Change of date and venue

UserAndrew Phillips (Microsoft Research Cambridge).

HouseBateman Auditoriuim, Gonville and Caius College.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2015, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Technology Development

UserDr Hermann Hauser, Amadeus Capital Partners.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 06 March 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Protein misfolding and disaggregation by chaperones

UserProf. Helen Saibil FRS, Department of Crystallography, Birkbeck, University of London.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2015, 19:00-20:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Economic Development

UserDr Ha-Joon Chang, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 27 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Structure of the mitochondrial ATPase

UserProfessor Sir John Walker, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 25 February 2015, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V HILL LECTURE - Science and the quiet art revisited

UserProfessor Sir David Weatherall FRS, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Biomimicry - Development of Sustainable Design

UserMichael Pawlyn, Exploration Architecture.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 20 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Some of my Accidents

UserProf. Stephen Richardson, Chemical Engineering, Imperial College.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Development of Climate Science

UserProfessor Dame Julia Slingo, Met Office.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 13 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Lighting the Future: Next generation LED lighting to save energy and improve our health

UserProfessor Sir Colin Humphreys CBE FREng FRS, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Developing a Sense of Self

UserProfessor Bruce Hood, Bristol.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 06 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Ripping up the Rule Book in Formula One

UserProf. Tony Purnell, Systems Design, Royal Academy of Engineering.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Development of Galaxies

UserProfessor Richard Ellis, Caltech.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 30 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

DNA Sequencing and Other Applications of Engineered Protein Nanopores

NB Location and time have changed

UserProf. Hagan Bayley FRS, Department of Chemistry, Oxford.

HouseGordon Cameron Lecture Theatre, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 28 January 2015, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Development of an Athlete

UserDr Katherine Grainger, Olympic Gold Medallist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 23 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

HPV vaccines – are they doing their job?

UserProf. Margaret Stanley OBE, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 21 January 2015, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Innovation in Practise

UserProf. Andy Hopper, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Reprogramming Animal Development

UserProfessor Sir John Gurdon, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 16 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Title to be confirmed

UserDr. Colin Russell (Department of Veterinary Medicine).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

PhD Information Event

UserProf. Steve Russell (University of Cambridge), Dr. Tim Weil (University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Living Time Machine: Non-verbal intelligence

UserProf. Nicky Clayton FRS, Dept of Psychology, University of Cambridge and Clive Wilkins.

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

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Breast cancer- tackling 10 diseases

UserProf. Carlos Caldas (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2014, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Internship Event

UserSally Todd, Careers Service and student speakers.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 05 November 2014, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Human Metabolic Disease: Lessons from the extremes.

UserProf. Sir Stephen O'Rahilly, Clinical Biochemistry, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Perception and belief in psychosis

UserProfessor Paul Fletcher, Department of Psychiatry.

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

ClockMonday 27 October 2014, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - The Computational Universe

UserProfessor Leslie Valiant FRS, T. Jefferson Coolidge Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Harvard USA.

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

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 18:00-19:00

Mordell Lectures

The SL(2,R) action on Moduli space

UserProfessor Alex Eskin (University of Chicago).

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockThursday 03 July 2014, 17:00-18:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge: A walking tour around the historic city centre

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

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HouseMeet at steps of Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ.

ClockThursday 19 June 2014, 18:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge: A walking tour around the historic city centre

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

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HouseMeet at steps of Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ.

ClockThursday 19 June 2014, 18:30-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Noise in audio and electronics

UserDr Chris Hicks, Engineering Director of CEDAR Audio, Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 16 June 2014, 19:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Private evening tour of Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Meet at the Brookside Gate entrance, 1 Brookside / Bateman Street, Cambridge, CB2 1JE.

UserGuides from the Friends of the Botanic Garden.

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

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Should We Engineer The Climate? The SPICE Project

The listed speaker is not available; Dr Hunt has very kindly agreed to deliver this lecture in his place

UserDr Hugh Hunt, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 02 June 2014, 19:30-21:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Back to the Beginning in Cosmology and Experimental Radio Astronomy

Fifth Hewish Lecture

UserProfessor Tony Readhead, CALTECH, USA.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 28 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The Henslow Fellow Lectures - Use of random matrices

The second of two half-hour lectures by the Society's Henslow Fellows

UserDr Stephanie Jacquot, formerly of the Statistical Laboratory, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

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

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 18:30-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Henslow Fellows Lectures - Resolving the early record of animal evolution: Insights from the enigmatic Ediacaran Biota

The first of two half-hour lectures by the Society's Henslow Fellows

UserDr Alexander Liu, Department of Earth Sciences.

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

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 18:00-18:30

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture III : Rydberg atoms in interaction : a new kind of quantum matter.

UserProfessor Serge Haroche, College de France and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Twilight of the Scientific Age

UserDr Martín López Corredoira (Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands).

HouseTodd-Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 19:00-20:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture II : Counting and controlling photons non-destructively.

UserProfessor Serge Haroche, Collège de France and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 07 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture I : Juggling with photons in a box and raising Schrödinger cats of radiation

UserProfessor Serge Haroche, College de Franceand and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 05 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture Series

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture: Rt Hon Vince Cable, MP

UserRt Hon Vince Cable, MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and President of the Board of Trade.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockWednesday 23 April 2014, 18:00-19:30

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Scientific wine tasting with Luke Webster

Part of the Cambridge Science Festival 2014. £10 but FULLY BOOKED!

UserLuke Webster.

HouseTodd-Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 21 March 2014, 19:30-21:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

New Book Evening

In association with the Cambridge Science Festival

UserProfs. Spiegelhalter, Ahmed and Longair.

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

ClockMonday 17 March 2014, 19:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Frankenstein 2.0: Structure + Pattern + Movement = LIFE?

Part of Cambridge Science Festival 2014. Free & open to all.

UserDr Mark Haw (University of Strathclyde).

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

ClockFriday 14 March 2014, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

G-quadruplex: the DNA quadruple helix

UserProfessor Shankar Balasubramanian FMedSci FRS (CRUK and Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 12 March 2014, 19:00-20:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Metaphor

UserDr Rowan Williams, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Lady Margaret Lectures

The Nation's Hidden Art College Revealed

UserAndrew Ellis, Director of the Public Catalogue Foundation.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 05 March 2014, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Why aircraft may soon grow bumps on their wings

UserProfessor Holger Babinsky, Professor of Aerodynamics, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 03 March 2014, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Energetic constraints on the evolution of life

UserDr Nick Lane (Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 03 March 2014, 19:00-20:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Economic Collapse

UserProfessor Ian Morris, Stanford University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 28 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

The peculiarities of the naked mole-rat – what can we learn from them?

NOTE THAT EVENT IS ON THURSDAY

UserDr Ewan St John Smith, Department of Pharmacology.

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 27 February 2014, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Sex and the Brain (in fruit flies)

UserDr Gregory Jefferis (MRC LMB, University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2014, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Hop, skip and jump - muscles are not just for running

A V HILL LECTURE

UserProfessor Michael Ferenczi, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Singapore.

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

ClockMonday 24 February 2014, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Human Plague

UserProfessor Stephen Emmott, Microsoft Research.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 21 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Imaging biology in the cancer patient

UserProfessor Kevin Brindle FMedSci (CRUK and Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2014, 19:00-20:30

Friends of the Sedgwick Museum

“Impact of Climate Change on Ocean Chemistry”

18:15 for 19:00 start

UserJoanna Kerr and India Weidle.

HouseHarker 1 Dept. Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 18:15-20:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues, Populations & Survival

UserProfessor Stephen J O'Brien, St Petersburg State University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Biophysical insights into protein aggregation

UserDr Tuomas Knowles (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2014, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The dinosaur Iguanodon (1809-2013) - palaeobiology in action

UserDr David B Norman, Reader in Palaeobiology & Curator of the Sedgwick Museum, Department of Earth Sciences.

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

ClockMonday 10 February 2014, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Nature of Plagues

UserProfessor Angela McLean, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Socio-ecology and Conservation of Asian Apes

UserDr David Chivers (Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 05 February 2014, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Can Research Prevent Crime?

UserProfessor Lawrence Sherman, Director, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 03 February 2014, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Silicon Plagues

UserMikko H Hypponen, CRO F-Secure & columnist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & History

UserProfessor Chris Dobson, Dr Mary Dobson, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 17:30-18:30

Lady Margaret Lectures

Troubled by Culture: Global Reflections in a World of Change

UserProfessor Aida Hernandez, Dr Susan Bayly and Professor Sarah Radcliffe.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 22 January 2014, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Validation of EEG-neurofeedback for optimising performance

UserProfessor John Gruzelier, Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London.

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

ClockMonday 20 January 2014, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Medicine

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge Café Scientifique

The Saga of Alemtuzumab in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

Free entry, open to the public and complimentary drink included

UserProfessor Alastair Compston, Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 15 January 2014, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

COLOUR

One day meeting - free entry and open to all

UserOrganised by Professor John Mollon FRS.

HouseLecture Room 0 Department of Engineering.

ClockThursday 09 January 2014, 09:30-17:15

Cambridge University Biological Society

Fat fish are a forest product

UserDr Andrew Tanentzap (Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Decoding human genomes on a population scale: solexa/illumina sequencing

Note new start time of 6.00pm

UserProfessor Shankar Balasubramanian FRS FMedSchi, Herchel Smith Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute.

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

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Internship Information Event

User[Careers Service and Former Summer Students and Interns].

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Are you your brain?

UserProfessor Steven Rose (The Open University).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Notes on Notes: The musicology of performance

The CSAR AGM will precede this lecture at 19:15

UserProfessor John Rink, Professor of Musical Performance Studies, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 19:15-21:00

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Cambridge Maths Circle

UserVolunteer staff and students, Faculty of Mathematics.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge CB3 0WA.

ClockSaturday 16 November 2013, 10:00-12:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Communicating risk and scientific uncertainty

UserProfessor David Spiegelhalter OBE FRS (Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Genomics, Structural Biology and Making New Medicines: An Opportunity for Academia to Contribute

HONORARY FELLOWS LECTURE

UserProfessor Sir Tom Blundell FRS FMedSci, Emeritus Professor and Director of Research, Department of Biochemistry.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The cultured chimpanzee: nonsense or breakthrough?

Note new start time of 6.00pm

UserProfessor William McGrew, Division of Biological Anthropology, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology .

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

ClockMonday 11 November 2013, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

PhD Information Event

User[Careers Service and current PhD and MPhil students].

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

How can mice using iPads help cure Alzheimer's disease?

UserProfessor Tim Bussey (Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 04 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Multiprotein assemblies, structural biology and drug discovery: Gaining selectivity through allostery

UserProfessor Sir Tom Blundell FRS FMedSci (Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Key Drivers in the World Economy: Why we should be positive

The ‘Festival of Ideas’ Lecture

UserDr Gerard Lyons, Economic Adviser to the Mayor of London.

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

ClockMonday 28 October 2013, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Antarctica, Ozone and Change: some links between environmental concerns

Note new start time of 6.00pm

UserMr Jonathan Shanklin, British Antarctic Survey .

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

ClockMonday 28 October 2013, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Some challenges in modelling influenza

UserDr Julia Gog (CCBI and DAMTP, University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 23 October 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Applied and not-yet-applied

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge CB3 0DS.

ClockMonday 21 October 2013, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Teenagers: A Natural History

UserDr David Bainbridge (Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

BioSoc Freshers' Squash

UserJoin BioSoc - light refreshments provided.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2013, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Physics, Chemistry,Materials Science and Biology from the Schrodinger Equation

LARMOR LECTURE - note new start time of 6.00pm

UserProfessor Mike Payne FRS, Head of Theory of Condensed Matter Group, Department of Physics.

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

ClockMonday 14 October 2013, 18:00-19:00

MSt in Sustainability Leadership

Chris Huhne - UK Government climate, energy and environmental policy

No need to reserve places, but please arrive by 16.50. Doors will close once the venue's capcity has been reached.

UserChris Huhne, former UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change.

HouseEngineering Department, Lecture Room 0.

ClockThursday 05 September 2013, 17:00-18:00

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Mathemagic with a Deck of Cards

UserProfessor Colm Mulcahy, Spelman College, Atlanta.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge CB3 0WA.

ClockThursday 18 July 2013, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Bad Moves: How decision making goes wrong and the ethics of smart drugs’

Please note that this event will take place on Wednesday

UserProfessor Barbara Sahakian, Department of Psychiatry.

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 26 June 2013, 19:30-20:30

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Alan Turing and the Enigma Machine

UserDr James Grime, Millennium Mathematics Project, University of Cambridge.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge CB3 0WA.

ClockWednesday 26 June 2013, 10:30-11:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Building Business in the Sunshine

UserStuart Elmes, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Viridian Solar.

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

ClockMonday 10 June 2013, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Plan Bee: Ensuring the Future of Pollination

UserMike Brown, Head of National Bee Unit, The Food and Environmental Research Agency, DEFRA.

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

ClockMonday 27 May 2013, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Organic Electronics: a story of science and technology

UserProfessor Sir Richard Friend, Cavendish Professor of Physics, Optoelectronics Group, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 13 May 2013, 19:00-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Carbon nanotubes - Laboratory to Industry

UserProf Alan Windle, FRS, Dept of Material Science & Metallurgy, Cambridge.

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

ClockThursday 09 May 2013, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Volcanology Applied to Emergencies

UserProfessor Stephen Sparks CBE, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol.

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

ClockMonday 29 April 2013, 19:00-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Private evening tour of Cambridge University Botanic Garden - NOW FULLY BOOKED

Note tickets are £8 each and MUST be reserved before the event as numbers are very limited.

UserGuides from the Friends of the Botanic Garden.

HouseCambridge University Botanic Garden. CB2 1JF.

ClockThursday 25 April 2013, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The Inaugural Henslow Fellows Lectures - Moving without a brain: how do fruit fly larvae explore?

The second of two half-hour lectures by the Society's Henslow Fellows

UserDr Jimena Berni, Department of Zoology.

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

ClockWednesday 24 April 2013, 18:30-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The Inaugural Henslow Fellow Lectures - Turning the tables in plant-animal interactions: the tricks and traps of insect-eating pitcher plants

The first of two half-hour lectures by the Society's Henslow Fellows

UserDr Ulrike Bauer, Department of Plant Sciences.

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

ClockWednesday 24 April 2013, 18:00-18:30

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Mathematics and Smallpox

Cambridge Science Festival free public talk

UserProfessor Tom Körner, Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge CB3 0WA.

ClockSaturday 23 March 2013, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture Series

Behavioural Economics and Public Policy

UserProfessor Cass Sunstein, Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.

HouseCambridge Judge Business School Lecture Theatre 1.

ClockFriday 22 March 2013, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Our Fluid Earth

Joint Event with Cambridge Science Festival and BlueSci.

UserProfessor Dan McKenzie.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms, 8 Mill Lane, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 20 March 2013, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Low Carbon Road Freight Transport

UserProfessor David Cebon, Department of Engineering.

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

ClockMonday 11 March 2013, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Ancient Mesopotamia

UserProfessor Francesca Rochberg, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 08 March 2013, 17:30-18:30

Lady Margaret Lectures

Why "shaken but not stirred"?

UserProfessor Richard Zare, Stanford University.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2013, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

CSAR Book Evening

UserDr Paula Gomes, Dr Richard Preece, Dr Tim Sparks, Charles Cotton.

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

ClockMonday 04 March 2013, 19:00-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight and Self-Control

UserProfessor Terrie Moffitt, Duke University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 01 March 2013, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V HILL LECTURE - Vaccines: from science to policy

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 25 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foreseeing Space Weather

UserDr Jim Wild, Lancaster University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 22 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Graphene Future Emerging Technology

UserProfessor Andrea C. Ferrari, Professor of Nanotechnology, Department of Engineering.

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

ClockMonday 18 February 2013, 19:00-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Music

UserProfessor Nicholas Cook, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 15 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Nuclear reprogramming

UserSir John Gurdon, FRS [Emeritus Professor, Department of Zoology, Cambridge].

HouseLarge Lecture Theater, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 13 February 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Under the volcano: geological fieldwork in East Greenland

UserDr Marian Holness, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 11 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Scientific Method

UserProfessor Hasok Chang, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 08 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight and Fiction

UserRobert J Sawyer, Author.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 01 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Evolution of Biological Complexity

UserRaymond Goldstein [Professor of Complex Physical Systems, Cambridge].

HouseLarge Lecture Theater, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 31 January 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Breast Cancer- The Biology Behind the Silent Killer

Please note that the event is on Wednesday and not the usual Tuesday!

UserHaley Frend, Department of Pathology.

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2013, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture Series

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture: Baroness Neuberger

UserBaroness Neuberger DBE, Senior Rabbi, West London Synagogue.

HouseTBC.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2013, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

G I TAYLOR LECTURE - Making Nanoscience and Nanotechnology useful

UserProfessor Sir Mark Welland FRS FREng, Professor of Nanoscience Technology, Nanoscience Centre.

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

ClockMonday 28 January 2013, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Journalism

UserMs Bridget Kendall, BBC.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 25 January 2013, 17:30-18:30

The Hewish Lectures

“The Evolution of High-Frequency Radio Astronomy”

UserProf Richard Hills, Cavendish Astrophysics.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Keeping the Lights on in 2050: how can we do it and how much will it cost?

UserProfessor David MacKay, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department of Energy and Climate Change.

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

ClockMonday 21 January 2013, 19:00-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Ancient Civilisations

UserProfessor Sir Geoffrey Lloyd, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 18 January 2013, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

ONE DAY MEETING - BRAGG'S LAW

Organised by Professor Haroon Ahmed FRS and Professor Archie Howie FRS

UserSir John Meurig Thomas FRS, University of Cambridge; Professor A. Howie FRS, University of Cambridge; Professor J A K Howard FRS, University of Durham, Dr Richard Henderson, University of Cambridge, Professor John Rodenburg, University of Sheffield; Pr.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 11 January 2013, 09:00-17:30

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Chasing Ice and Q&A Session at the Arts Picturehouse

UserDr Ed King, British Antartic Survey glaciologist.

HouseArts Picturehouse Cinema, 38-39 St. Andrews Street.

ClockSaturday 15 December 2012, 15:00-17:15

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Lost Soldiers of Fromelles

UserProfessor Margaret Cox, Emeritus Professor, Department of Forensic Anthropology, Cranfield University and Founder of the International Centre for Forensic Excellence.

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

ClockMonday 26 November 2012, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Summer Studentships Event

UserFormer Summer Students & Careers Advisor.

HouseLarge Lecture Theater, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 22 November 2012, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

The RNAi therapeutics roller coaster

UserMr Dirk Haussecker (Author of the RNAi Therapeutics blog).

HouseLarge Lecture Theater, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2012, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Sustainable Materials: with both eyes open

UserDr Julian Allwood, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 19 November 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

The Bioregional Economy - A talk by Molly Scott Cato

UserMolly Scott Cato, professor of Strategy and Sustainability at Roehampton University, Green Party spokesperson on economics and a Director of Transition Stroud..

HouseSt. Philip’s Church Centre, 185 Mill Road, Cambridge, CB1 3AN.

ClockThursday 15 November 2012, 19:30-22:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Evolution of clonally transmissible cancers in dogs and Tasmanian Devils

UserDr Elizabeth Murchison (Junior Research Fellow, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theater, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2012, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Are We Alone?

UserDr. Robin Catchpole, Emeritus Researcher, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 12 November 2012, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE)

Net Neutrality. A realistic dream or an expired reality?

UserMatias Attwel - Director of Social and Mobile Media of Terra Latinoamérica; Nico Perez - Co-founder of Mixcloud; Professor Jon Crowcroft (host) - Marconi Professor of Communications Systems in the Computer Lab, at the University of Cambridge.

HouseTrinity Hall Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 09 November 2012, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Using selfish genes to reduce malaria

UserProf. Charles Godfray (Hope Professor, Oxford and President, British Ecological Society).

HouseLarge Lecture Theater, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2012, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Seeing in three dimensions: philosophical issues and empirical findings

UserProfessor Brian Rogers, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

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

ClockMonday 05 November 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology and Diagnostics

UserProf. Chris Lowe (Director of the Institute of Biotechnology, Cambridge).

HouseWinstanly Lecture Theatre, Trinity College.

ClockWednesday 31 October 2012, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

'Losing your world while falling asleep'

UserDr Tristan Beckinstein, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit.

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2012, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Systematic dissection of the molecular and neural basis of behaviour

UserDr Mario de Bono (Group Leader, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theater, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2012, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

CSAR Green Energy Debate

UserProfessor Keith Tovey,Professor Andy Woods,Lucy Fielding,Megan Davies Sykes,Hugh Parnell,Robin Nicholson.

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

ClockMonday 29 October 2012, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

How Plants Grow: Chemical and Physical Interactions Create Developmental Patterns

UserProfessor Elliot Meyerowitz ForMemRS, Inaugural Director The Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 22 October 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Impacts of a Disappearing Arctic Sea Cover

UserProfessor Peter Wadhams, Professor of Ocean Physics and Head of the Polar Oceans Physics Group,Dept. Applied Maths and Theoretical Physics.

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

ClockMonday 15 October 2012, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - The Antikythera Mechanism and the Mechanical Universe

UserProfessor Mike Edmunds, Emeritus Professor of Astrophysics, University of Cardiff.

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

ClockMonday 08 October 2012, 17:30-18:30

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC) Visit

UserJason Cole, Deputy Executive Director CCDC.

HouseCCDC, 12 Union Road, Cambridge, CB2 1EZ.

ClockThursday 13 September 2012, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE)

The financial crisis: what went wrong and will it happen again?

UserColm O’Shea, Founder, Comac Capital and Jamie MacIntosh, Director of the Institute for Security & Resilience Studies, University College London.

HouseTBC.

ClockTuesday 19 June 2012, 17:00-19:30

Mordell Lectures

Categorical dynamics

UserPaul Seidel (MIT).

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockThursday 14 June 2012, 17:00-18:00

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Alan Turing and the Enigma Machine

Please note - pre-booking is not required for this lecture, but please arrive on time for the start of the talk.

UserDr James Grime - University of Cambridge.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Clarkson Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 12 June 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

PlanEAT: Dinner and a Movie

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseRoss Street Community Centre.

ClockFriday 08 June 2012, 18:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Private evening tour of Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Note tickets are £8 each and MUST be reserved before the event as numbers are very limited

UserGuides from the Friends of the Botanic Garden.

HouseCambridge University Botanic Garden, Brookside Gate entrance.

ClockThursday 07 June 2012, 18:30-20:00

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

Terahertz wave detection based on low-dimensional electron

UserDr Yukio Kawano, Associate Professor,Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Physics, Department of.

ClockTuesday 29 May 2012, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Bacteria as Active Colloids

UserProfessor Wilson Poon, Professor of Condensed Matter Physics SUPA and School of Physics & Astronomy, The University of Edinburgh.

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

ClockMonday 28 May 2012, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

What makes us happy?

UserProfessor Felicia Huppert, The Well-being Institute.

HouseCambridge Arts Picturehouse, St. Andrews Street.

ClockFriday 18 May 2012, 18:30-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

What are the Chances? Living with Risk and Uncertainty

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

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

ClockMonday 14 May 2012, 19:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

The Inner Beauty of Crystals

UserIan Mercer, Natural History Museum London (retired).

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

ClockThursday 10 May 2012, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE)

Dealing with an Ageing Society: Perspectives from Science and Policy

UserProf Christopher Dobson FRS, and Mr Mark Gorman (as a discussant).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockFriday 04 May 2012, 17:30-19:00

Lady Margaret Lectures

Computational Environment Design for Online Communities

UserProfessor David Parkes, Harvard University.

HouseYusuf Hamied Centre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 02 May 2012, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Rethinking Research Objectives for the 21st Century

UserProfessor Sir David King, Director, the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford.

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

ClockMonday 30 April 2012, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

"When Antarctica was green: Fossil plants reveal Antarctica's climate history"

LECTURE TO COMMEMORATE THE SCIENTIFIC WORK OF SCOTT'S POLAR EXPEDITION OF 1912

UserProfessor Jane Francis, Professor of Palaeoclimatology, of the University of Leeds.

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

ClockWednesday 28 March 2012, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Café Scientifique

What is Pain and how can we treat it?

UserProf. PA McNaughton ( Pharmacology, Cambridge University).

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 27 March 2012, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

What is Pain and how can we treat it?

UserProf. PA McNaughton ( Pharmacology, Cambridge University).

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 27 March 2012, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Story of Stuff - The Next Chapter

UserBev Sedley, Trustee CCF.

HouseFriends Meeting House, 12 Jesus Lane.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2012, 19:30-21:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

The next 40 years

UserProfessor Jorgen Randers (Professor of Climate Strategy at the Norwegian Business School ; Co-author of Limits to Growth).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2012, 18:00-19:30

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

A Mathematical Look at the Olympics

UserProfessor John D Barrow (University of Cambridge).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms.

ClockMonday 12 March 2012, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Nine evolutionary myths: The closing of the Darwinian mind?

UserProfessor Simon Conway-Morris FRS, Department of Earth Sciences.

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

ClockMonday 12 March 2012, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The After Life

UserProfessor Clive Gamble, University of Southampton.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 09 March 2012, 17:30-18:30

Scott Lectures

Metadynamics

UserProf Michele Parinello, ETH Zurich.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 09 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Making peace with the Earth

UserDr Vandana Shiva ( Navdanya International, India and the International Forum on Globalisation).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2012, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Genetic Screens in Embryonic Stem Cells

UserProfessor Allan Bradley, Director Emeritus, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 05 March 2012, 19:30-21:00

Scott Lectures

Colouring the Noise

UserProf Michele Parinello, ETH Zurich.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 05 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Artificial Life

UserProfessor Chris Bishop, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 02 March 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Advanced Recycling

UserMark Buckton, Cambridge City Council.

HouseSt Luke’s Church Centre, Victoria Road, Cambridge CB4 3DZ.

ClockThursday 01 March 2012, 19:30-21:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainable capitalism: if not now, when?

UserJonathon Porritt CBE (Director of Sustainability, Forum for the Future).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 29 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Quantum chemical games of life

UserProfessor Ali Alavi, Department of Chemistry.

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

ClockMonday 27 February 2012, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Life and Death of a Cell

UserProfessor Ron Laskey, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 24 February 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Open your Mind

UserDr Hannah Critchlow, The Naked Scientists, University of Cambridge.

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2012, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Science of Well-Being and its Application to Policy

UserProfessor Felicia Huppert, Director of the Well-being Institute University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 20 February 2012, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

The Economics of Happiness

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseCambridge Arts Picturehouse, St. Andrews Street.

ClockSunday 19 February 2012, 02:30-04:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Life in Conflict

UserDr Mark de Rond, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 17 February 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE)

The Challenges of Regulating the Internet

UserMr Simon Hampton, Director of European Public Policy at Google and Prof Derek McAuley, Professor of Digital Economy and Director of Horizon at the University of Nottingham (as a discussant).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockFriday 17 February 2012, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Giving proteins addresses

UserKathryn Lilley, Cambridge Systems Biology Centre.

HousePlant Sciences Lecture Theatre, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 16 February 2012, 19:00-20:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Making Progress Toward Sustainable Societies in the Context of Global Climate Change

UserDr Don Huisingh (Senior Scientist in Sustainable Development, University of Tennessee ).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Life in the Ancient World

UserDr Michael Scott, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 10 February 2012, 17:30-18:30

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Molecular Model Solutions

UserDr Jonathan Goodman, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockThursday 09 February 2012, 19:00-20:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

The power of markets to protect nature

UserIan Cheshire (Group Chief Executive, Kingfisher Group).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Boosting your Brain:Cognitive Enhancement and Neuroethics

UserProfessor Barbara Sahakian, Department of Psychiatry, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 06 February 2012, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Spark of Life

UserProfessor Frances Ashcroft, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 03 February 2012, 17:30-18:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainable Materials - with both eyes open

UserDr Julian Allwood (Cambridge University Engineering Department).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 01 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Maths in the City

General public, Age range 15+ Admission to the lecture is free but pre-booking is essential, please email mmptalks@hermes.cam.ac.uk

UserRachel Thomas, University of Cambridge.

HouseCMS.

ClockTuesday 31 January 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Bulk High Temperature Superconductors for High Field Engineering Applications

G I TAYLOR LECTURE

UserProfessor David Cardwell, Professor of Superconducting Engineering, Department of Engineering.

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

ClockMonday 30 January 2012, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Life in Ruins

UserDr Robert Macfarlane, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 27 January 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Science and Non-science in Drug Policy

Held jointly with the Cambridge Philosophical Society

UserProfessor David Nutt, Edmund J Safra Professor of Neuropsychopharmacology and Director of the Neuropsychopharmacology Unit Division of Experimental Medicine.

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

ClockMonday 23 January 2012, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

From Genomes to the Diversity of Life

UserProfessor Michael Akam, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 20 January 2012, 17:30-18:30

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Herbal remedy to Pharmaceutical - the story of Botany and Medicine

UserDr Alison Foster, Senior Curator, University of Oxford Botanic Garden.

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

ClockThursday 19 January 2012, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

ONE DAY MEETING - Geometry in Science

Organised by Professor Jim Woodhouse

UserProfessor Sir Michael Berry FRS; Professor Chris Calladine FRS ; Professor Gabor Domokos; Professor Jan Koenderink; Professor Gabriel Paternain; Professor Denis Weaire FRS.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockFriday 13 January 2012, 09:00-17:30

Arcadia Lectures

Revolutions (and Elephants) in the Library: the Third Arcadia Lecture

Please email Michelle Heydon (mh569@cam.ac.uk) if you plan to attend

UserProfessor Paul N. Courant, University of Michigan.

HouseRiley Auditorium, Clare College Memorial Court, Queen's Road.

ClockFriday 09 December 2011, 17:30-18:50

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Is water H2O?

Organised by SCI Cambridge & Great Eastern Region, RSC Mid-Anglia Section & CU ChemSoc.

UserProf Hasok Chang, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge.

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

ClockThursday 01 December 2011, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

RNA Silencing in Plant and Animal Biotechnology

UserProfessor Sir David Baulcombe, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 28 November 2011, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture Series

The Meaning of Liberal Learning

UserRight Honourable Michael Gove, MP and Secretary of State for Education.

HouseLG18, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ.

ClockThursday 24 November 2011, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Metallic Glasses: record-breaking properties for alloys from parvenus in the world of glasses

UserProfessor A Lindsay Greer, Head of Department, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

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

ClockMonday 21 November 2011, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Internship Event

UserSally Todd and previous interns.

HousePlant Sciences Lecture Theatre, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 17 November 2011, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

How Thorium Could Save the Planet

UserProfessor Robert Cywinski, School of Applied Sciences, University of Huddersfield.

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

ClockMonday 14 November 2011, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE)

The Challenges of Cyber Warfare

UserProf Sir Mark Welland, FRS, Prof Paul Cornish, and David Smart.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockFriday 11 November 2011, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Science and the Media

The lecture will be preceeded by the AGM of the society

UserVivienne Parry, OBE, Science writer and broadcaster.

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

ClockMonday 31 October 2011, 19:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

The Biochemistry of Autumn - Why do the leaves fall?

Organised by CU ChemSoc, SCI Cambridge & Great Eastern Region & RSC Mid-Anglia Section

UserProf Brian J Ford (President of CSAR).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 27 October 2011, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

PhD Event

UserPhD students and others.

HousePlant Sciences Lecture Theatre, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 27 October 2011, 18:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Lapis lazuli and the Virgin's Robe

UserDr Spike Bucklow, Hamilton Kerr Institute.

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

ClockMonday 24 October 2011, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture Series

Talking to Terrorists

UserJonathan Powell, Former Downing Street Chief of Staff under Tony Blair.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street, Cambridge (Behind The Eagle pub).

ClockThursday 20 October 2011, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Impacts of a Disappearing Artic Sea Cover

UserProfessor Peter Wadhams, Professor of Ocean Physics and Head of the Polar Oceans Physics Group,Dept. Applied Maths and Theoretical Physics.

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

ClockSaturday 15 October 2011, 19:00-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Science in the House of Commons (PLEASE NOTE NEW START TIME 19:45)

Organised by SCI Cambridge & Great Eastern Region & RSC Mid-Anglia Section

UserDr Julian Huppert, Liberal Democrat MP for Cambridge.

HouseTodd-Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 13 October 2011, 19:45-20:45

Lady Margaret Lectures

Evolution of Darwin’s Finches: the role of genetics, ecology and behaviour

Arranged in conjunction with the Charles Darwin and Galapagos Islands Fund

UserProfessor Rosemary Grant FRS, Princeton University.

HouseYusuf Hamied Centre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 12 October 2011, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

'NHS rationing, NICE or nasty’ The value of statistics

UserDr Linda Sharples, MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health.

HouseB Bar (4th floor bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 11 October 2011, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Larmor Lecture

This lecture is held jointly with the Cambridge Philosophical Society

UserProfessor John Papaloizou, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 10 October 2011, 17:30-19:00

The Hewish Lectures

Building planets and the ingredients for life between the stars

UserProfessor Ewine van Dishoeck Sterrewacht, Leiden.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 15 June 2011, 16:15-17:15

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Learning about learning - a new approach to studying Huntington's Disease

UserProfessor Jenny Morton, Professor of Neurobiology, Department of Pharmacology.

HouseB Bar (4th floor bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 14 June 2011, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE)

Science in the service of the developing world

This lecture is now fully booked.

UserProf. Chris Whitty, Chief Scientific Advisor for the Department for International Development.

HouseJudge Business School - Lecture Theatre 3.

ClockFriday 27 May 2011, 18:00-19:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Beautiful Experiments in Chemistry

UserPhilip Ball, prizewinning science writer.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 19 May 2011, 19:00-20:00

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