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Nanoscience Centre Seminar Series

Bionanoscience for Innovative Global Healthcare Research & Technology (BIGHEART)

Everyone is welcome

UserProf. Luke P. Lee, Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center, California Institute of Quantitative Biosciences, UC Berkeley.

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room 16, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 08 July 2014, 14:30-15:30

Nanoscience Centre Seminar Series

Mass Fabrication of Micro/Nano Dual-scale Structures and its Applications in Energy Harvesting

Everyone is welcome

UserProf. Haixia (Alice) Zhang, Institute of Microelectronics, Peking University, China.

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room 16, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 04 July 2014, 14:00-15:00

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

The Fitzwilliam Museum

Making sense of the Whipple Museum’s Muggletonian astronomical prints

UserDr Joshua Nall, Assistant Curator, Whipple Museum of the History of Science.

HouseFitzwilliam Museum, Education Seminar Room (35).

ClockWednesday 18 June 2014, 13:15-14:00

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

I spy with my MRI....

UserDr Mick Mantle, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 13 June 2014, 18:15-19:15

Philosophy Events

Routledge Lecture in Philosophy: Acting and Thinking Together

UserProf. Michael Bratman, Stanford University.

House Lecture Theatre, Trinity Hall..

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 17:30-18:30

Spanish Researchers in UK (SRUK)-Cambridge

Pint of Knowledge: Realistic illumination in movies and videogames

A Pint of Knowledge is a series of informal research seminars in the pub where members of the society of Spanish Researchers in the UK (SRUK) explain their research to a general audience. It takes place every 2 months and is open to the general public.

UserAlex Mendez Feliu.

HouseThe Panton Arms Pub.

ClockWednesday 11 June 2014, 19:00-21:00

damf1's list

"Cool War to Cold: Perspectives of the Ukraine Crisis for Russia and the West"

A wine reception will follow the lecture

UserDemetrius A. Floudas, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge.

HousePeter Richards Room, Hughes Hall, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 09 June 2014, 17:30-19:15

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

Gas - An (Un)Conventional Pathway towards our Energy Future? - CUEN Annual Energy Conference

Please register: www.cuen.org.uk (coffee breaks, lunch and wine reception included)

User14 speakers from academia, policy and industry.

HouseJesus College Cambridge.

ClockMonday 09 June 2014, 08:30-18:00

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

Cabinet of Natural History

The sources of Charles Darwin's work on animal reasoning

UserFrancis Neary (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 26 May 2014, 13:00-14:15

Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 44th Annual Series of Lunchtime Lectures

Spatially unbalanced growth in the British Economy

UserProfessor Peter Tyler, Professor in urban and regional economics in the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge.

HouseFirst-floor Classroom, Department of Architecture, 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX.

ClockFriday 23 May 2014, 13:15-14:15

Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 44th Annual Series of Lunchtime Lectures

The Architecture of Recovery

UserIan Davis, Visiting Professor in Disaster Risk Management in Copenhagen, Kyoto, Lund and Oxford Brookes Universities.

HouseLECTURE ROOM 1, Department of Architecture, 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX.

ClockWednesday 21 May 2014, 13:15-14:15

Rausing Lecture

Waste, value and radioactive excess in Africa

Nineteenth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserGabrielle Hecht (University of Michigan).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockMonday 19 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

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

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

Shell and Natural Gas

This event kicks-off our Annual Conference on Gas - An (Un)Conventional Pathway towards our Energy Future? Sign-up for conference and poster session via our website: http://www.cuen.org.uk/

UserEmile de Jong, General Manager Expertise and Deployment, Shell.

HouseJudge Business School.

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

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Thinking for Programmers: Rising Above the Code

This event may be recorded and made available internally or externally via http://research.microsoft.com. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recordings made. If you do not wish to have your image/voice recorded please consider this before attending

UserLeslie Lamport, Microsoft Research.

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockTuesday 13 May 2014, 17:30-18:30

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

Slavonic Studies

FIlmmaker Marlen Khutsiev in Conversation: Not Yet Evening...

UserMarlen Khutsiev (Guild of Russian Film Directors, Moscow).

HouseWinstanley Theatre, Trinity College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 17:30-19:30

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

Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 44th Annual Series of Lunchtime Lectures

What has become of the ‘eco-city’?

UserDr Robert Cowley, Visiting Lecturer, International Eco-Cities Initiative, University of Westminster.

HouseFirst-floor Classroom, Department of Architecture, 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX.

ClockWednesday 07 May 2014, 13:15-14:15

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

Spanish Researchers in UK (SRUK)-Cambridge

A Pint of Knowledge: The Chemistry of Peptides: "small proteins" fighting "big diseases"

A Pint of Knowledge is a series of informal research seminars in the pub where members of the society of Spanish Researchers in the UK (SRUK) explain their research to a general audience. It takes place every 2 months and is open to the general public.

UserDr. Albert Isidro Llobet.

HouseThe Panton Arms Pub.

ClockWednesday 09 April 2014, 19:00-21:00

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Captured Thoughts: The Collaborations of an Artist and a Scientist

UserProf Nicky Clayton & Clive Wilkins, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockFriday 14 March 2014, 20:00-21:15

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

Workshop in Microeconomics

Workshop in Microeconomics

http://www.inet.econ.cam.ac.uk/events/Workshop-Microeconomics

UserProfessor Sanjeev Goyal.

HouseChrist's College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 09:00-05:30

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Quantum Games with Spins Alight

UserDr Mete Atatüre, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 11 March 2014, 20:00-21:15

Public talk: Duncan Watts

Public talk: Duncan Watts - The Myth of Common Sense: Why Everything That Seems Obvious Isn't

If you may wish to attend please register on website as follows http://sites.google.com/site/camineteventregister/events/duncanwatts

UserDuncan Watts, Microsoft Research.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College,Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 11 March 2014, 17:30-18:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

May the force (of gravity) be with you: general relativity, black holes and beyond

UserPau Figueras, Dpt of Applied Mathematics and Theorical Physics.

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 18:15-19:15

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Development and Repair of Neurons

UserProf Roger Keynes, Department of Physiology, Development & Neuroscience.

HouseSeminar Room, Institute of Criminology.

ClockTuesday 04 March 2014, 13:15-14:00

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Neurons Feel the Force

UserDr Kristian Franze, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 20:00-21:15

Explore Islam Week 2014 (EIW)

Ethics of War

UserTimothy Winters.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 24 February 2014, 18:30-20:00

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

Trinity Mathematical Society

TMS Symposium

UserMany speakers, DPMMS, DAMTP, Dept of Engineering, Computer Lab, Oxford Mathematical Institute, Biostatistics Unit.

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College.

ClockSunday 23 February 2014, 10:00-17:45

Explore Islam Week 2014 (EIW)

Moses, Jesus and Muhummad: One Message

UserSh. Dr Mohammad Saeed Bahmanpour & Imam Sejad Mekic.

HouseEmmanuel College, Queen's Building Auditorium.

ClockSaturday 22 February 2014, 18:30-20:00

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

The sweet smell of E. coli division

UserDr David Summers, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 20:00-21:15

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

Nanoscience Centre Seminar Series

A research platform for Acoustic Wave Sensors

UserProf. Antonio Arnau Vives, Polytechnic University of Valencia and Advanced Wave Sensors .

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room 16, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Skeletons in the cabinet and the Grand Tour of anatomy

UserMargaret Carlyle (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 13:00-14:15

Wolfson College Science Society talks

In search of personal meaning in a file of 3.3 billion DNA letters

UserDr. Manuel Corpas, The Genome Aanalysis Center, Norwich.

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 18:15-19:15

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

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

IET Prestige Lecture - Pushing back the boundaries of computer science

All are welcome: Tea is served from 6pm

UserProfessor Andrew Blake, Microsoft Research.

HouseThe Umney Theatre, Robinson College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 18:30-20:00

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

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'The True Function of Education'

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

UserPhilip Allott, Emeritus Professor of International Public Law, Fellow of Trinity College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2014, 17:45-19:15

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

Soul Food

Soul Food: "A Sense of Time"

UserEric Harshfield (University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockSaturday 08 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

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

Education Technology

Reinventing Education

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

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

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

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

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Nanotechnology in healthcare: turning science fiction into science fact

UserDr Luis Garcia-Gancedo (Electrical Engineering Division, University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 18:15-19:15

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

Sustainability in the Built Environment (GreenBRIDGE)

**EVENT POSTPONED** Cambridge's Future: Green Jobs, Green Growth

UserDr Julian Huppert, Member of Parliament for Cambridge.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 3.

ClockThursday 30 January 2014, 20:00-21:00

Spanish Researchers in UK (SRUK)-Cambridge

A Pint of Knowledge: Cell division: Better to make it than break it

A Pint of Knowledge is a series of informal research seminars in the pub where members of the society of Spanish Researchers in the UK (SRUK) explain their research to a general audience. It takes place every 2 months and is open to the general public..

UserDr. Isabel Peset Martin.

HouseThe Panton Arms Pub.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2014, 19:00-21:00

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

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

Soul Food

Soul Food: "The Sacred Balance"

UserEric Harshfield (University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Old Court, Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockSaturday 18 January 2014, 16:00-17:00

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

Nanoscience Centre Seminar Series

DETECTION OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS USING PIEZORESISTIVE MICROCANTILEVER SENSORS WITH METAL ORGANIC FRAMEWORKS

UserProfessor Peter J. Hesketh, School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332.

HouseMRC Seminar Room M208, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 18 December 2013, 13:30-14:30

Soul Food

Soul Food: "Footprints in the Sand"

UserEric Harshfield (University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College (Old Court on Trinity Lane, behind King's College chapel).

ClockSaturday 14 December 2013, 16:00-17:00

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

'Careers in Renewables' + 'Shale Gas in the UK: will it solve our energy issue?'

Refreshments will be provided!

UserMr Vince Pizzoni, Executive Search Consultant, Peng and Associates, London.

HouseGraduate Union Lounge, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge.

ClockSaturday 07 December 2013, 18:00-19:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

How does cancer become an infectious disease?

UserDr Hannah Siddle (Dpt of Pathology, Cambridge University).

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 06 December 2013, 18:15-19:15

Nanoscience Centre Seminar Series

Efficient Batch-microfabricated Hardware for Miniaturized Spacecraft

UserDr. Luis Fernando Velásquez-García, Principal Research Scientist, Microsystems Technology Laboratories, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room 16, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 06 December 2013, 13:30-14:30

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

'Second coming: the rebirth of nuclear power in the UK' - CUEN Seminar Series

Refreshments will be provided!

UserDr. Simon Taylor and Dr. Eugene Shwageraus, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom LT3, Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AG.

ClockMonday 02 December 2013, 18:00-19:30

Cabinet of Natural History

The sources of Charles Darwin's work on animal reasoning

CANCELLED

UserFrancis Neary (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 02 December 2013, 13:00-14:15

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

Cabinet of Natural History

Bringing up the body: psychology and embodiment in the 20th century

UserAndrew Buskell (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 13:00-14:15

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Information storage in DNA

UserDr. Nick Goldman (EMBL - European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 22 November 2013, 18:15-19:15

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

Soul Food

Soul Food: "The Light Within"

UserEric Harshfield (University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College (Old Court on Trinity Lane, behind King's College chapel).

ClockSaturday 16 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

Millennium Maths Project public lectures

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

Nanoscience Centre Seminar Series

Optical Microsystems and Applications in Biosensing and Thermal Imaging

UserProf. Hakan Urey, Koç University, Electrical&Electronic Engineering Department, Optical Microsystems Laboratory (OML), Istanbul-Turkey.

HouseKapitza Building Seminar Room 16, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 13:30-14:30

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

The Headache of Hypoxia

UserProf Hugh Montgomery, University College London.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2013, 20:00-21:15

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

Cabinet of Natural History

Willi Hennig and philosophy

UserCharissa Varma (Darwin Correspondence Project).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 11 November 2013, 13:00-14:15

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The Dark Matter Mystery and the Large Hadron Collider

UserProf. Ben Allanach (Theoretical Physics, Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 08 November 2013, 18:15-19:15

Spanish Researchers in UK (SRUK)-Cambridge

Pint of knowledge. Documentary: MARAGATERIA: A COR(E)OGRAPHY

A Pint of Knowledge are informal research seminars in the pub, where members of Spanish Researchers in UK (SRUK) explained their research interest to the general public. Celebrated every 2 months and opened to everybody.

UserPablo Alonso. Department of Archaeology.

HouseThe Panton Arms Pub.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 19:00-21:00

Fitzwilliam College Foundation Lectures

'Double standards: perspectives on life in public companies and public office'.

Ken Olisa has spent the last five years in what he calls "parallel universes" at the heart of two of our nation’s cherished institutions – the City and the House of Commons.

UserKen Olisa OBE.

HouseFitzwilliam College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 18:00-19:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Why is Chemistry Difficult?

UserDr Jonathan Goodman, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2013, 20:00-21:15

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

Soul Food

Soul Food, October 2013: "Visions of Oneness"

Part of Cambridge Festival of Ideas

UserEric Harshfield (University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College (Old Court on Trinity Lane, behind King's College chapel).

ClockSaturday 26 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The Origin and Evolution of the Universe

UserProf. John Barrow (Dpt of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge University) .

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 25 October 2013, 18:15-19:15

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Super-resolution Microscopy

UserDr Eric Rees, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2013, 20:00-21:15

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

Alcuin Lecture

The Alcuin Lecture 2013 - Is there a future for the European Union - and with Britain in it?

UserProfessor Loukas Tsoukalis, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration at the University of Athens and President of ELIAMEP.

HouseRiley Auditorium, Clare College.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 17:00-18:30

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

From Mars to the Multiverse

UserLord Martin Rees, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2013, 20:00-21:15

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

CUEN squash event

Refreshments will be provided

Userthe CUEN committee.

HouseThe Cambridge Union Society, 9a Bridge Street, Cambridge CB2 1UB.

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

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

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Active Pedestrian Safety: from Research to Reality

This event may be recorded and made available internally or externally via http://research.microsoft.com. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recordings made. If you do not wish to have your image/voice recorded please consider this before attending

UserDariu M. Gavrila, Daimler R&D (Ulm, Germany) and Univ. of Amsterdam (The Netherlands).

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockThursday 03 October 2013, 11:00-12:00

Winton Programme for the Physics of Sustainability

Winton Symposium on Materials Discovery

UserFor full list of speakers visit http://www.phy.cam.ac.uk/materialsdiscovery.

HouseCavendish Laboratory, Pippard Lecture Theatre,.

ClockMonday 30 September 2013, 09:00-18:00

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

Cambridge Psychometrics Centre Seminars

The story of what was hidden in our genes

UserProf Dr James Flynn (University of Otago, New Zealand).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockThursday 05 September 2013, 16:00-17:00

Millennium Maths Project public lectures

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 lectures

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 Screen Media Group

Loving Theory: two talks on film and television

UserAlison Fornell (Screen Media and Cultures MPhil student, University of Cambridge) and Amelie Hastie (Professor of English and Film and Media Studies, Amherst College).

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP.

ClockTuesday 11 June 2013, 17:00-19:00

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

damf1's list

"A Change of Seasons: Egypt, the ‘Arab Spring’ and the challenges ahead"

A wine reception will follow the lecture

UserDemetrius A. Floudas, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge.

HousePavillion Room, Hughes Hall, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 10 June 2013, 17:15-19:00

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

Rausing Lecture

Coal, steam and ships: economic historians versus historians of technology?

Eighteenth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserCrosbie Smith (University of Kent).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 23 May 2013, 16:30-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Seeing with words: tours, surveys and agricultural improvement in Britain, c.1770–c.1820

UserSimon Nightingale (Visiting Scholar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 20 May 2013, 13:00-14:15

Sir Martin Wood Lecture Series

Electric field induced ferromagnetic phase transition in semiconductors and metals

UserDr Daichi Chiba, Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 15 May 2013, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Screen Media Group

‘Performance’ (presentations followed by a panel discussion)

UserClare Foster, Prof. Andrew Webber, Dr. Michael Hrebeniak (University of Cambridge).

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP.

ClockTuesday 14 May 2013, 17:00-19:00

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

Cabinet of Natural History

Antenatal affairs: discourses of pregnancy and the unborn c.1900

UserSalim Al-Gailani (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 13 May 2013, 13:00-14:15

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

Travel and Expeditions

Dave Cornthwaite: Say Yes More

UserDave Cornthwaite.

HouseTBC.

ClockThursday 25 April 2013, 19:00-20:30

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 lectures

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

Sustainable Development: 11th Distinguished Lecture Series 2013

Economics for a Finite Planet

UserProfessor Tim Jackson, Professor of Sustainable Development, University of Surrey.

HouseLecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Trumpington Street.

ClockWednesday 20 March 2013, 18:00-19:30

Cabinet of Natural History

The natural history of the Chihuahua: canine mythology and the science of breeding

Postponed from 4 March

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

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 18 March 2013, 13:00-14:15

Engineers Without Borders Panel Talks

EWB Panel Talks Series: Engineering in Emergencies and Challenging Environments

UserProfessor David Alexander, Mr Yu Jia, Dr Kate Crawford, Cambridge Development Initiative.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College, Trinity Street, Cambridge, CB2 1TQ.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2013, 19:00-21:00

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

Cabinet of Natural History

Harvesting toads in South Africa for pregnancy testing in Britain

UserJesse Olszynko-Gryn (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 11 March 2013, 13:00-14:15

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Can yeast and a Robot Scientist help us design therapies for diseases like cancers and malaria?

UserProf Steve Oliver, Department of Biochemistry and Cambridge Systems Biology Centre.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 08 March 2013, 18:00-19:15

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

Sustainable Development: 11th Distinguished Lecture Series 2013

Overcoming peak water: moving to sustainability

UserDr Peter Gleick, President of the Pacific Institute, Oakland , California.

HouseLecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Trumpington Street.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2013, 18:00-19:30

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 Screen Media Group

Arrival, Settlement and Relationality: the Child in Film

UserProf. Stephanie Hemelryk Donald, University of New South Wales.

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP.

ClockTuesday 05 March 2013, 17:00-19:00

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

Sustainable Development: 11th Distinguished Lecture Series 2013

Next generation sustainability at the University of British Columbia

UserProfessor John Robinson, Associate Provost, Sustainability, University of British Columbia.

HouseLecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Trumpington Street.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2013, 18:00-19:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

POSTPONED: Energy and Life

UserProf. Sir John Ernest Walker, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit & Nobel Prize Laureate.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2013, 20:00-21:15

Engineers Without Borders Panel Talks

What is the most pressing problem facing the developing world today and what are the solutions?

MAP TO VENUE: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5kbaDSqD2fMRFJkQWI5QnV5SnM/edit?usp=sharing

UserMs Kat Harrison, Social Impact & Research Manager of Solar Aid; Mr Brian Sims, Independent Consultant; Mr Stephen Gerrard, PhD student .

HouseCastlereagh Room, Fisher Building, St Johns College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2013, 19:00-21:00

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

Trinity Mathematical Society

TMS Symposium

UserMany speakers, DPMMS, DAMTP, Dept of Engineering, CCA, Computer Lab.

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College.

ClockSunday 24 February 2013, 10:00-17:45

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Nature v. nurture: dissecting the tumour ecosystem

UserProf Gillian Murphy, Department of Oncology.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 22 February 2013, 18:00-19:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foreseeing Space Weather

UserDr Jim Wild, Lancaster University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

IET Cambridge Prestige Lecture - Raspberry Pi

Tea is served from 6pm

UserRobert Mullins, Computer Laboratory & Raspberry Pi Foundation.

HouseWolfson Hall, Churchill College, University of Cambridge.

ClockThursday 21 February 2013, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Screen Media Group

STELARC - MEAT, METAL & CODE: THE CADAVER, THE COMATOSE & THE CHIMERA

UserSTELARC, Performance Artist, Chair In Performance Art, School of Arts, Brunel University, London.

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP.

ClockTuesday 19 February 2013, 17:00-19:00

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

Sustainable Development: 11th Distinguished Lecture Series 2013

The revolution of capitalism

UserPeter Bakker, Chief Executive of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

HouseLecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Trumpington Street.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2013, 18:00-19:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Our shared destinies within the planet’s boundaries

UserProf. Sir David King, former Chief Scientific Advisor.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 05 February 2013, 20:00-21:15

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Brains, Science, and Human Nature

Joint seminar with the Wolfson College Humanities Society

UserProf Simon Blackburn, Trinity College and UNC Chapel Hill.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 05 February 2013, 18:00-19:15

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

FLOW the documentary - screening

The event is FREE of charge.

UserDocumentary screening.

HouseWolfson College (Barton Road). Roger Needham Room (W Block).

ClockSunday 03 February 2013, 20:00-22:00

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

Lewis Society

Renewable Energy

UserProf Chris Howe, Dr Richard McMahon.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre (behind the Eagle pub).

ClockSaturday 26 January 2013, 19:00-21:00

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

Panel Debate: Does scientific autonomy harm society?

Free refreshments provided

UserProf Sir Richard Friend, Prof Simone Hochgreb, Prof Harry Collins, and Dr Robert Doubleday,.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street, Next to the Eagle Pub.

ClockFriday 25 January 2013, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Publishing in Nature journals

UserDr Elisa de Rainieri, Nature Communications.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 25 January 2013, 18:00-19:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Journalism

UserMs Bridget Kendall, BBC.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge University Computing and Technology Society (CUCaTS)

Molecular Programming

UserProfessor Luca Cardelli (Microsoft Research).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 24 January 2013, 18:00-19:00

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 Screen Media Group

Kevin Brownlow: Adventures in Film History

UserKevin Brownlow, film historian and documentary-maker.

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP.

ClockTuesday 27 November 2012, 17:00-19:00

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

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

9 Billion Mouths to Feed: Should we turbocharge crops to feed the world?

Free refreshments provided

UserProf Howard Griffiths, Department of Plant Sciences.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Ben'et Street, Next to the Eagle Pub.

ClockFriday 23 November 2012, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The Great Ink Crisis

UserProfessor Rick Mitchell, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 23 November 2012, 18:00-19:15

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 University Computing and Technology Society (CUCaTS)

Computing on Encrypted Data

Note change of date

UserProfessor Nigel Smart (University of Bristol).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2012, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Digital Affordances: some implications for the Humanities

This talk, and all of Wolfson Humanities Society talks are open to the public

UserProfessor John Naughton (Vice-President and Director of the Press Fellowship, Wolfson College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 20 November 2012, 17:45-19:15

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

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Merchants of Culture: the Making of Bestsellers

This talk, and all of Wolfson Humanities Society talks are open to the public

UserProfessor John B Thompson (Department of Sociology, Fellow of Jesus College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 13 November 2012, 17:45-19:15

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

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

EDF R&D: creating value today and preparing for tomorrow

Refreshments will be provided!

UserDr Filomena La Porta - Head of Smart Energy Supply, EDF Energy R&D UK Centre.

HouseLecture Room 4, Baker Building, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street.

ClockMonday 12 November 2012, 17:15-18:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Issues in fuel supply and utilisation

UserDr John C. Jones, School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 09 November 2012, 18:00-19:15

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 Screen Media Group

Two-step, Nerve-tap, Tanglefoot: Tapdance Typologies in Cinema

UserProfessor Steven Connor, Grace 2 Professor of English, University of Cambridge..

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP.

ClockTuesday 06 November 2012, 17:00-19:00

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

Cabinet of Natural History

Local medicines in a global empire: collecting medicinal plants in eighteenth-century Spanish Central America

Please note change of speaker and topic

UserSophie Brockmann (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 29 October 2012, 13:00-14:15

Cambridge Screen Media Group

Beyond film. The many birthdays of the digital age: scanning, 3D and Klimt's 'Nuda Veritas' remixed

UserDr Frederick Baker, Cambridge University & Institute of Creative Media Technology, St Pölten.

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP.

ClockTuesday 23 October 2012, 17:00-19:00

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

Cabinet of Natural History

The Whipple Museum is full of rubbish!

UserNicky Reeves (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 15 October 2012, 13:00-14:15

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Could the ageing be infectious?

UserDr Damian Crowther, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 12 October 2012, 18:00-19:15

Cambridge Screen Media Group

The First Turns of an Embodied Cinema: 'Duncan Grant’s Abstract Kinetic Collage Painting with Sound'

UserProfessor Chris Townsend, Department of Media Arts, Royal Holloway, University of London.

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP.

ClockTuesday 09 October 2012, 17:00-19:00

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

Winton Programme for the Physics of Sustainability

Winton Inaugural Symposium on Energy Efficiency

UserFor a list of confirmed speakers, visit event website: http://www.phy.cam.ac.uk/energyefficiency.

HouseCavendish Laboratory, Pippard Lecture Theatre,.

ClockMonday 01 October 2012, 09:00-18:30

Cambridge BioDesign

Need and Nature of a New Scientific Revolution

This free public event is running as part of the Cambridge BioDesign Symposium 2012 (www.cambridgebiodesign.org). Admission is free. Tickets will be available on the door. Reserve your place now via http://newscientificrevolution.eventbrite.com.

UserStephen Emmott, Microsoft Research.

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

ClockWednesday 26 September 2012, 17:00-18:30

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 Psychometrics Centre Seminars

IQ Gains in the 21st Century

UserProf Dr James Flynn, University of Otago, New Zealand.

HouseExperimental Psychology Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 20 July 2012, 15:00-16:00

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

NUCLEAR: CLEAR OR UNCLEAR? - CUEN Annual Conference 2012

Sustainability, policy and prospects

UserFor a list of confirmed speakers, please visit the conference website: http://cuens.soc.srcf.net/conference12.

HouseLaw Faculty, 10 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DZ.

ClockTuesday 26 June 2012, 09:00-17:00

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 lectures

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

damf1's list

The Greek Crisis and the Elections of 2012: The end of chimaerae?

A wine reception will follow the lecture

UserDemetrius A. Floudas, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge.

HousePeter Richards Room, Hughes Hall, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 12 June 2012, 17:15-19:00

Cambridge Screen Media Group

Putting Machinima in (or out of) Cinema: A Roundtable on Films made in Virtual Worlds

UserDr Jenna Ng (University of Cambridge), Dr William Brown (University of Roehampton), Prof. Sarah Higley (University of Rochester, NY) and Prof. Lev Manovich (University of California - San Diego).

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP.

ClockMonday 11 June 2012, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

PlanEAT: Dinner and a Movie

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseRoss Street Community Centre.

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Hearing loss and hearing aids

UserProfessor Brian Moore, Department of Experimental Psychology.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 08 June 2012, 18:00-19:15

Cambridge Screen Media Group

Literature, Cinema, Television - Almodóvar and Bresson: Launch Event for the Legenda 'Moving Image' Series

UserPaul Julian Smith (Distinguished Professor of Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages, CUNY) and Laura McMahon (Lecturer in Film and Visual Culture, University of Aberdeen).

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP.

ClockFriday 08 June 2012, 17:00-19:00

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

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

FUTURE of PHOTOVOLTAICS in BUILDINGS

Refreshments will be provided!

UserMr Hamish Watson - CEO, Polysolar Ltd - Cambridge.

HouseLecture Room 4, Baker Building, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street.

ClockTuesday 29 May 2012, 18:30-19:30

Sir Martin Wood Lecture Series

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Extracting meaning from text

UserProfessor Ann Copestake, Computer Laboratory.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 25 May 2012, 18:00-19:15

Rausing Lecture

The modern rise of surgery: gloves as a technology of control

Seventeenth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserThomas Schlich (McGill University).

HouseRoom 1, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms.

ClockThursday 24 May 2012, 16:30-18:00

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

Spanish Researchers in UK (SRUK)-Cambridge

Los científicos españoles ante la Guerra Civil, el proceso de depuración y el exilio

This talk will be in Spanish

UserFrancisco A. Gonzalez Redondo (Universidad Complutense, Madrid).

HouseSt. John´s College.

ClockMonday 14 May 2012, 19:15-20:30

Cambridge Screen Media Group

Presentations on Work in Progress in Screen Media

UserChris O'Rourke (University of Cambridge) and Henry K. Miller (Birkbeck, University of London).

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP.

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

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

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

GASLAND the documentary - screening

The event is FREE of charge. Due to the limited number of spaces, please sign up at our webite: www.cuen.org.uk

UserDocumentary Screening.

HouseWolfson College (Barton Road). Roger Needham Room (W Block).

ClockWednesday 09 May 2012, 20:00-22:00

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 Screen Media Group

Teorema (Pasolini, 1968): A Roundtable on Film and Literature with Ali Smith, Robert Gordon and Lucia Yandoli

UserAli Smith, novelist; Prof. Robert Gordon and Lucia Yandoli (Department of Italian, University of Cambridge).

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP.

ClockMonday 30 April 2012, 17:00-19:00

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

Arcadia Project Seminars

Open Access Publishing for Books and Library Consortia

UserDr Frances Pinter, Bloomsbury Academic.

HouseMorison Room, University Library, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 28 March 2012, 17:30-18:45

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 lectures

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The Jet Engine: What Happens If....?

UserDr Ivor Day, Department of Engineering.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 09 March 2012, 18:00-19:15

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

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

CAREERS in ENERGY

Refreshments will be provided!

UserMr Vince Pizzoni - Executive Search Consultant, Preng and Associates, London.

HouseLecture Room 4, Baker Building, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street.

ClockThursday 08 March 2012, 18:30-19:30

Cambridge University Computing and Technology Society (CUCaTS)

The Theory behind TheoryMine

UserProfessor Alan Bundy (University of Edinburgh).

HouseMong Hall, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockThursday 08 March 2012, 18:00-19:15

Cambridge Screen Media Group

Putin, Russia and the West, with documentary makers Brian Lapping and Norma Percy

UserBrian Lapping and Norma Percy, documentary makers.

HouseTrinity Hall Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 08 March 2012, 17:00-19:00

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

Cabinet of Natural History

Peter Paul Rubens and the bird of paradise: natural knowledge and painting in 17th-century Europe

Please note change of speaker and title

UserJosé Ramón Marcaida (Visiting Scholar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 05 March 2012, 13:00-14:15

Trinity Mathematical Society

TMS Symposium

UserMany speakers, DPMMS, DAMTP, Dept. of Astronomy, Computer Labs.

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College.

ClockSunday 04 March 2012, 10:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Artificial Life

UserProfessor Chris Bishop, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The Unexpected Side of Entropy

User Professor Daan Frenkel ForMemRS, Department of Chemistry.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 24 February 2012, 18:00-19:15

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