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This list includes the Darwin College Lecture Series and lunchtime seminars taking place in Darwin College. Lunchtime seminars should be added either to ‘Darwin College Humanities Group’ or ‘Darwin College Sciences Group’.

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Darwin College Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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

Financial History Seminar

Money: the unauthorised biography

UserDr Felix Martin, Institute for New Economic Thinking and Centre for Global Studies .

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockMonday 13 March 2017, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

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 Lecture Series

Extreme Ageing

UserProfessor Sarah Harper, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Workshops

How to… balance study/career and children

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseRichard King room, Darwin College.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2017, 12:30-13:30

Financial History Seminar

Why did Britain have broad money supply targets?

http://www.hist.cam.ac.uk/directory/djn33@cam.ac.uk

UserDr Duncan Needham, Centre for Financial History.

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockMonday 27 February 2017, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Politics

UserProfessor Matthew Goodwin, University of Kent.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

Can anti-cancer immunotherapeutics be repurposed to kill parasites?

UserPaula MacGregor, Department of Biochemistry.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

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

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

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

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 Lecture Series

Extreme Weather

UserDr Emily Shuckburgh, BAS.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

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 Workshops

How to commercialise your idea/research

UserTanya Hutter (University of Cambridge).

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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

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 Sciences Group

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 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

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 Lecture Series

Games Animals Play

UserProfessor Nick Davies, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

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

Financial History Seminar

The end of the Swiss economic model

UserProfessor Jonathan Steinberg, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Modern European History at the University of Pennsylvania.

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockMonday 22 February 2016, 17:00-18:30

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

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

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 Lecture Series

Games in Sports

UserSir Dave Brailsford, Team Sky.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

“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 Workshops

How to stay confident in Cambridge

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 02 February 2016, 19:30-21:00

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

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 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 Sciences Group

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 Workshops

How to Talk to the Media

UserNick Saffel & Dr John Nilsson-Wright.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2016, 19:30-21:00

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

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

Emotion and emotion regulation; application in mental health disorders

UserDr Laura Vuillier (Department of Psychology).

HouseRichard King room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 22 October 2015, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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

Financial History Seminar

Doctrinal determinants of Federal Reserve policy, 1914-1934

UserProfessor Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley.

HouseDarwin College, Old Library.

ClockMonday 11 May 2015, 17:00-18:30

Financial History Seminar

The Coalition Effect, 2010-2015

UserDr Mike Finn, Director of the Centre for Education Policy Analysis and David Howarth, Member of Parliament for Cambridge from 2005–10..

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockWednesday 06 May 2015, 19:00-20:00

Financial History Seminar

Mr Osborne’s Economic Experiment

UserWilliam Keegan, Senior Economics Commentator, The Observer.

HouseDarwin College (Old Library).

ClockThursday 23 April 2015, 18:00-19:30

Financial History Seminar

British Financial Crises in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

UserProfessor Forrest Capie, Cass Business School, City University, London.

HouseDarwin College, Old Library.

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Technology Development

UserDr Hermann Hauser, Amadeus Capital Partners.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Economic Development

UserDr Ha-Joon Chang, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

Towards bi-treated glass

UserMarco Zaccaria.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

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

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

Making Smarter Artificial Muscles

UserStoyan Smoukov (University of Cambridge).

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

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

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

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 Lecture Series

Developing a Sense of Self

UserProfessor Bruce Hood, Bristol.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

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 Lecture Series

The Development of Galaxies

UserProfessor Richard Ellis, Caltech.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Reprogramming Animal Development

UserProfessor Sir John Gurdon, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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

Financial History Seminar

The international monetary arrangement is dysfunctional: surges in cross-border investment flows are the source of financial turbulence.

UserProfessor Robert Z. Aliber, Professor Emeritus of International Economics and Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business..

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockWednesday 05 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Lecture Series

Plagues & Metaphor

UserDr Rowan Williams, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

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

Financial History Seminar

The political economy of inflation in the 1970s

UserProfessor Jim Tomlinson, University of Glasgow.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 03 March 2014, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Economic Collapse

UserProfessor Ian Morris, Stanford University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Human Plague

UserProfessor Stephen Emmott, Microsoft Research.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

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

Financial History Seminar

The Irish Famine and British Financial Crisis

UserCharles Read, Centre for Financial History and Christ's College.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 17:00-18:30

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

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

Cassandra's Climate

UserMichael Sheppard, Emeritus Schlumberger Fellow, Schlumberger.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

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

Financial History Seminar

Contagion and Intervention in the 1772-3 Credit Crisis

UserPaul Kosmetatos, Centre for Financial History and Darwin College.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 03 February 2014, 17:00-18:30

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 Sciences Group

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 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

Darwin College Sciences Group

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

Financial History Seminar

Saving the City: The Great Financial Crisis of 1914

UserProfessor Richard Roberts - Director, Centre for Contemporary British History at Kings College, London .

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 20 January 2014, 17:00-18:30

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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

Financial History Seminar

Why Zambia Failed: Institutional Degradation and Economic Decline Since 1964

UserMr Stuart Barton, MBA, CFA (CFH and Corpus Christi).

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockTuesday 25 June 2013, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Polymers for nanotechnology

UserPaul Zavala-Rivera.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

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

Financial History Seminar

The Disappearing Equity Risk Premium on the 1920s NYSE

UserDr Ali Kabiri, University of Buckingham.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 27 May 2013, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Canceled

UserEyemen Kheir .

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

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

Financial History Seminar

The Pricing Revolution in Marine Insurance, 1600-1824

UserMr Adrian Leonard (Trinity Hall and CFH).

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 13 May 2013, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

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

Financial History Seminar

A Global Census of Corporations in 1910

UserProfessor Leslie Hannah, LSE and Tokyo.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 29 April 2013, 17:00-19:00

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foreseeing Space Weather

UserDr Jim Wild, Lancaster University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Financial History Seminar

Farewell to Prices and Incomes Policy

UserMr Adrian Williamson, Trinity Hall.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 18 February 2013, 17:00-19:00

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

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 Sciences Group

Malaria - algae that kill

UserEllen Nisbet.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight and Fiction

UserRobert J Sawyer, Author.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 01 February 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

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

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 Sciences Group

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

Financial History Seminar

Re-thinking the origins of the British public debt, 1643-1742

UserDr D'Maris Coffman, Newnham College and Centre for Financial History.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 28 May 2012, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

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

Financial History Seminar

The Role of Venture Capital in the Innovation Economy

UserDr Bill Janeway, Cambridge Finance and Pembroke College.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 14 May 2012, 17:00-19:00

Financial History Seminar

The economy of Spain in the eurozone before and after the crisis of 2008

UserProfessor Larry Neal, Cambridge Finance Visitor, NBER.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 19 March 2012, 17:00-19:00

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

Financial History Seminar

Asymmetric Propagation of Financial Crises During the Great Depression

UserDr Olivier Accominotti, London School of Economics.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 05 March 2012, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Artificial Life

UserProfessor Chris Bishop, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

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

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 Lecture Series

Life in Conflict

UserDr Mark de Rond, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

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 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

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

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

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

Financial History Seminar

Inventing a secondary market for sovereign debt in later medieval England

UserDr Tony Moore, University of Reading, ICMA Centre.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 23 January 2012, 17:00-19:00

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

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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 Sciences Group

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

Financial History Seminar

A Shareholder Lawsuit in Fourteenth-Century Toulouse

UserProfessor Will Goetzmann (International Center for Finance at the Yale School of Management).

HouseLT2, Judge Business School.

ClockWednesday 15 June 2011, 12:00-13:15

Financial History Seminar

Financial innovation and the crisis

UserProfessor Michael Dempster, Centre for Financial Research.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 30 May 2011, 17:00-19:00

Financial History Seminar

Regulatory Capture in Microfinance: The Irish Loan Fund Board, 1860-1914

UserDr Eoin McLaughlin (School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh).

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 16 May 2011, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

A Case for Astrobiology

UserMs. Katinka Apagyi (University of Cambridge).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

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

Financial History Seminar

An Italian bank and its international and local credit networks: Filippo Borromei & company of Bruges and London in the 1430s

http://www.history.qmul.ac.uk/research/borromei/index.html

UserProfessor Jim Bolton, School of History, QMUL.

HouseSidgwick Hall (or Old Dining Room), Newnham College.

ClockMonday 02 May 2011, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Science and Beauty of Nebulae

UserDr Carolin Crawford, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 11 March 2011, 17:30-18:30

Financial History Seminar

'The South Sea Bubble of 1720: rational bubble or gambling mania?'

UserDr Helen Paul (Economics, University of Southampton).

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 07 March 2011, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Terror by Beauty: Russo-Soviet perspectives

UserProfessor Evgeny A Dobrenko, University of Sheffield.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 04 March 2011, 17:30-18:30

Financial History Seminar

Regulatory responses to financial crises: Spain, 1850-2000

UserProfessor Pablo Martín-Aceña, Universidad de Alcalá (Madrid).

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 28 February 2011, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Beauty & Happiness: Chinese perspectives

UserProfessor Jason Kuo, University of Maryland.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 25 February 2011, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Beauty & Attraction: in the eyes of the beholder

UserProfessor Jeanne Altmann, Princeton University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 18 February 2011, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Sound of Beauty

UserDr Elizabeth Eva Leach, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 11 February 2011, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Quantum Beauty

UserProfessor Frank Wilczek, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 04 February 2011, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Beauty & The Grotesque

UserJose Hernandez, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (Madrid).

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 28 January 2011, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Beauty & Truth

UserProfessor Lord Robert May of Oxford, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 21 January 2011, 17:30-18:30

Financial History Seminar

Stock market development in Germany: 1869-1925

UserDr Carsten Burhop, MPI for Research on Collective Goods.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 13 December 2010, 17:00-19:00

Financial History Seminar

The Belle Epoque of International Finance: French Capital Exports, 1880‐1914

UserDr Rui Pedro Esteves, Department of Economics, Oxford.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 06 December 2010, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Probing neutron stars

UserEd Cackett.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 02 December 2010, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

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

Financial History Seminar

Ex post: The investment performance of collectible stamps 1865-2008

UserProfessor Elroy Dimson, London Business School.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 22 November 2010, 17:00-19:00

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 Sciences Group

Computer games and mental health interventions

UserDr David Coyle (Computer Laboratory).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

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

Financial History Seminar

Efficiency of the Dojima rice futures market in Tokugawa-period Japan

UserProfessor Shigeru Wakita, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 21 June 2010, 17:00-19:00

Financial History Seminar

Jewish Financiers in the City of London: Reality and Rhetoric, 1830 – 1914

UserProfessor Ranald Michie, Department of History, University of Durham.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 07 June 2010, 17:00-19:00

Financial History Seminar

'Reforming the Global Reserve System; Historical Perspectives'

This talk has been re-scheduled from the Michaelmas term, when it was delayed due to speaker illness.

UserProfessor Catherine Schenk, Economic and Social History, Glasgow.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 24 May 2010, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

No Talk This Week

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

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

Financial History Seminar

Labor Compensation in the Portuguese and Dutch Merchant Empires

UserProfessor Claudia Rei, Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University.

HouseBarbara White Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 17 May 2010, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Nanocapillaries: Cheap and Safe Nanotech

UserLorenz Steinbock ( Cavendish Laboratory).

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

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

Financial History Seminar

'Keynes, the Investor'

UserDr David Chambers, Judge Business School.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 15 March 2010, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk and (Human-induced) Climate Change

UserProfessor Bob Watson, University of East Anglia.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 05 March 2010, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

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 Lecture Series

Risk and Natural Catastrophes

UserProfessor Mark Bailey, Armagh Observatory.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 26 February 2010, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk, Security and Terrorism

UserProfessor Lucia Zedner, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 19 February 2010, 17:30-18:30

Financial History Seminar

'Household Finance in Early Modern Germany: Evidence from Personal Inventories'

UserProfessor Sheilagh Ogilvie, Dr Markus Küpker and Dr Janine Maegraith.

HouseSidgwick Hall (or Old Dining Room), Newnham College.

ClockMonday 15 February 2010, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk and Humanities

UserProfessor Mary Beard, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 12 February 2010, 17:30-18:30

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 Lecture Series

Risk and Government: The architectonics of blame-avoidance

UserProfessor Christopher Hood, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 05 February 2010, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

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 Lecture Series

Risk and the Brain: The neural basis of decision making under uncertainty

UserProfessor John O'Doherty, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 29 January 2010, 17:30-18:30

Financial History Seminar

'Bankruptcy and Debtor's Rights in Early Modern England: Punishment to Rehabilitation'

UserProfessor Ann Carlos (U. of Colorado/University College Dublin).

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 25 January 2010, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk: Science and the Media

UserDr Ben Goldacre, The Guardian.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 22 January 2010, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

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 Lecture Series

Risk: Trying to quantify our uncertainty

UserProfessor David Spiegelhalter, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 15 January 2010, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

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

Financial History Seminar

'Historical Banking Crises and the Rules of the Game'

UserProfessor Charles Calomiris, Columbia Business School.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 07 December 2009, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Intercultural Relations in the late Middle Kingdom in Egypt (1820-1720 BC)

UserDr Bettina Bader, Research Fellow of McDonald Institute for archaeological research.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2009, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Magnetism Under Pressure: Using Diamonds to Study Quantum Matter

UserLara Sibley, Shoenberg Laboratory for Quantum Matter.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 26 November 2009, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Can worms unlock the secrets of our mind? Automatic quantitative analysis of C.elegans behaviour

UserTadas Jucikas, William Schafer group, Cell Biology Division, Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 19 November 2009, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

What _is_ the Right to Housing?

UserDr. Jessie Hohmann, Darwin College, Cambridge.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2009, 13:10-14:00

Financial History Seminar

'The Political Economy of Competition and Credit Control'

UserMr Duncan Needham, Cambridge History Faculty and Trinity Hall.

HouseSidgwick Hall (or Old Dining Room), Newnham College.

ClockMonday 16 November 2009, 17:00-19:00

Financial History Seminar

'Exploring the Medici-Gondi Ledgers in the Henry Charles Lea Library.'

http://www.srcf.ucam.org/~ddc22/cfh/seminars.html

UserMs Claudia Scala Schlessman, Original Manuscript Cataloguer, Henry Charles Lea Library.

House101 Coach House, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 16 November 2009, 12:00-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Balancing conservation and development in the Brazilian Amazon: do win-win solutions really exist?

UserDr Toby Gardner, Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 12 November 2009, 13:00-14:00

Financial History Seminar

'Quicksilver Production and Consumption in Early Modern Europe: Reflections on Premodern Commodity and Financial Markets in the Second Phase of Globalization.'

http://www.srcf.ucam.org/~ddc22/cfh/seminars.html

UserProfessor Thomas Max Safley, History Department, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseSidgwick G-20, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 02 November 2009, 17:00-19:00

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