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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

Special Departmental Seminars

Chasing the Eighteenth Digit: Exploring the Limits of Timekeeping

UserDr Ian D. Leroux QUEST Institute for Experimental Quantum Metrology.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Star formation and nuclear activity in hidden massive galaxies at high redshifts

UserKarina Caputi (Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of Groningen).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 01 April 2014, 16:30-17:30

Winton Discussions

The future of Artificial Photosynthesis - academic curiosity or real-world application?

UserDr. Erwin Reisner (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 31 March 2014, 16:00-17:00

Thin Film Magnetism Group Seminars

Templated self-assembly of Block Copolymers and Multiferroic Oxide Nanocomposites

UserCaroline A Ross, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA 02139, USA.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre (Bragg Building), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 24 March 2014, 15:00-16:00

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

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Heat Transport Measurements in Electronic Quantum Channels

UserDr Ulf Gennser, CNRS - Laboratory of Photonics and Nanostructures, France.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 19 March 2014, 14:15-15:15

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

New Book Evening

In association with the Cambridge Science Festival

UserProfs. Spiegelhalter, Ahmed and Longair.

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

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

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Frankenstein 2.0: Structure + Pattern + Movement = LIFE?

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

UserDr Mark Haw (University of Strathclyde).

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

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

G-quadruplex: the DNA quadruple helix

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

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Mathematical Physics Seminar

G_2 conifolds

UserJason Lotay (UCL).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 11 March 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

HEP Journal Club

UserImran Yusuff, Thibaut Mueller (Cambridge).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 11 March 2014, 15:00-16:00

AMOP list

Quantum effects in light-initiated reactions in biology

UserAlexandra Olaya-Castro (UCL).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 10 March 2014, 15:30-17:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Metaphor

UserDr Rowan Williams, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

BSS Formal Seminars

Living Clusters in Suspensions of Active Colloids

UserBortolo Mognetti, Universite' Libre de Bruxelles.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 14:00-15:00

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

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Searching for Earth-like exoplanets with ESPRESSO@VLT

**** Seminar Cancelled ****

UserFrancesco Pepe (Geneva University).

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockTuesday 04 March 2014, 16:30-17:30

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Exact results in AdS/CFT from localization

UserJames Sparks (Oxford).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 04 March 2014, 16:00-17:00

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

BSS Formal Seminars

Mechanisms of leading edge protrusion in interstitial migration

UserDr Guillaume Charras, UCL, London Centre for Nanotechnology .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

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

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

The working of metals and Deep Thought

UserMick Brown, SMF Group, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 27 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

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

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Molecular gas and star formation across the Hubble time

UserFrancoise Combes (l’Observatoire de Paris).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 16:30-17:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

A V HILL LECTURE

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

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Human Plague

UserProfessor Stephen Emmott, Microsoft Research.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

BSS Formal Seminars

Working under confinement

UserMiguel Rubi, Universitat de Barcelona & Leverhulme Professor at Imperial College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Ammonium nitrate: Safe oxidizer or dangerous explosive

UserMartin Braithwaite, Laboratory for Scientific Computing, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 20 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

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

Cavendish Physical Society

Improving cancer survival through molecular imaging

UserDr Sarah Bohndiek, Biological & Soft Systems Sector, Department of Physics, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

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

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Generalised geometry in eleven dimensions

User Mahdi Godazgar (DAMTP).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Precision physics and the LHC

UserAlex Mitov.

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 15:00-16:00

AMOP list

Out-of-equilibrium dynamics of cold Rydberg gases in a dissipative environment

UserIgor Lesanovsky (Nottingham University).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 15:30-17:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues, Populations & Survival

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

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

BSS Formal Seminars

Biomimetic routes to colloidal self-assembly

UserJasna Burjic, NYU, Physics and Soft Matter Center.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

What’s the point of linear-scaling electronic structure methods?

UserProf. Peter Haynes, Imperial College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 14:15-15:15

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

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

GAP potential for tungsten

UserWojciech Szlachta (Eng).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2014, 11:00-11:40

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Massive galaxy growth from 3D studies

UserNatasha Foerster-Schreiber (MPI for Extraterrestrial Physics).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2014, 16:30-17:30

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Cyclic monopole chains

UserDerek Harland (Leeds).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Nature of Plagues

UserProfessor Angela McLean, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

BSS Formal Seminars

Are CMOS image sensors (and CCDs) dinosaurs?

UserDr Renato Turchetta, STFC-RAL Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Numerical simulations of high-speed droplet splashing

UserSteve Millmore, Laboratory for Scientific Computing, The Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Pairing symmetry and dominant band in Sr2RuO4

UserThomas Scaffidi, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 14:15-15:15

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

Cavendish Physical Society

Soft Matter in Motion

UserDr Eric Lauga, DAMTP, University of Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 05 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

ALMA studies of submm galaxies

UserIan Smail (University of Durham).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 04 February 2014, 16:30-17:30

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Twistors, Massive Particles and Hidden Supersymmetries

UserAlasdair Routh (DAMTP).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 04 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

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

AMOP list

Fermions in two dimensions

UserMeera Parish (UCL).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 03 February 2014, 15:30-17:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Silicon Plagues

UserMikko H Hypponen, CRO F-Secure & columnist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

AMOP list

Solitonic waves in a Fermionic Superfluid

UserMartin Zwierlein (MIT).

HouseRyle Seminar (Rutherford 930).

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 15:00-16:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Bioinspired materials and devices

UserDr Elisa Mele, The Italian institute of Technology .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

First-principles dynamics applied to energy materials

UserKeith Refson, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 January 2014, 14:15-15:15

Cavendish Physical Society

Special CPS lecture : MAKING EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS BITE: JAMES CLERK MAXWELL AND THE FOUNDING OF THE CAVENDISH LABORATORY

UserDr. Isobel Falconer, Honorary Reader in the History of Mathematics, St Andrews University.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

The use of the Moon as a Particle Detector

UserJustin Bray (University of Southampton).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 28 January 2014, 16:30-17:30

AMOP list

A new setup for Ultracold mixtures of lithium and cesium

UserLucia Hackermuller (Nottingham University).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 27 January 2014, 15:30-17:00

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

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Probabilistic Data Structures and Algorithms

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

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

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

Theory of Condensed Matter

Stationary Behaviour of Observables after a Quantum Quench

UserMaurizio Fagotti, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 14:15-15:15

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

Optoelectronics Group

Bulk and interface doping of organic semiconductors

UserProf. Norbert Koch, Humbold University, Berlin, Germany.

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

ClockTuesday 21 January 2014, 14:30-15:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Validation of EEG-neurofeedback for optimising performance

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

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Medicine

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

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

BSS Formal Seminars

Physico-chemical properties of colloids, their interaction with cells, and some applications

UserProf Wolfgang Parak, Biophotonics Group, University of Marburg, Marburg Germany.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 14:00-15:00

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

Theory of Condensed Matter

Transport theory of pyrochlore conductors

UserMasafumi Udagawa, University of Tokyo.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 December 2013, 14:15-15:15

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Thermometry and Refrigeration using Quantum Dots

UserMiss Aquila Mavalankar, Semiconductor Physics Group, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 09 December 2013, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Adiabatic reaction forces in mesoscopic systems

UserSilvia Viola Kusminskiy, Freie Universität Berlin.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 December 2013, 14:15-15:15

Cavendish Physical Society

Cosmic Reionization

UserDr Chris Carilli, NRAO.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 04 December 2013, 16:00-17:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Conformal Standard Model.

UserKrzysztof Meissner (Warsaw).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 03 December 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

HEP Journal Club

UserThomas Gillam, Simon Wright (Cambridge).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 03 December 2013, 15:00-16:00

Optoelectronics Group

Title to be confirmed

UserDr. Moritz Riede, University of Oxford.

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

ClockTuesday 03 December 2013, 14:30-15:30

Winton Discussions

Jugaad Innovation: A Frugal, Flexible and Inclusive Way to Grow

UserProf Jaideep Prabhu, Judge Business School.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 02 December 2013, 16:00-17:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Splitting Single Cooper Pairs

UserDr Nicholas Lambert, Microelectronics Research Centre, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

BSS Formal Seminars

Light, camera, action: watching single DNA/RNA polymerases at work in living cells

UserAchillefs Kapanidis, Dept Physics, University of Oxford.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

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

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

The near-infrared background: the glow of the first black holes?

UserAndrea Ferrara (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 26 November 2013, 16:30-17:30

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Electroweak production measurements in the forward region

UserWilliam Barter (Cambridge).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 26 November 2013, 15:00-16:00

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

AMOP list

Hybrid circuit quantum electrodynamics

UserDr Peter Leek (Clarendon Lab, Oxford Universtiy).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 15:30-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Artificial evolution strategy for pet reconstruction

UserFranck Vidal, School of Computer Science, Bangor University .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Internship Information Event

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

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Silk: Spiders, silkworms, and advanced materials

UserDavid Porter, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

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

Theory of Condensed Matter

Accurate Effective Hamiltonians via Unitary Flow in Floquet space

UserFlorian Mintert, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 14:15-15:15

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

Quantum Matter Seminar

How supersolids melt: vortices near a high-symmetry phase coexistence point.

UserChris Hooley - Scottish Universities Physics Alliance (SUPA), University of St Andrews.

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 11:15-12:15

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

The JCMT Gould Belt Survey – Results from HARP and SCUBA-2

UserSamantha Walker-Smith (Cavendish Astrophysics).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 19 November 2013, 17:00-17:30

Mathematical Physics Seminar

The Equations of Conformal Cyclic Cosmology.

UserPaul Tod (Oxford).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 19 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

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

AMOP list

Spin qubits and nanomechanics in carbon nanotubes

UserDr Edward Laird (Materials Science, Oxford University).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 15:30-17:00

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

BSS Formal Seminars

VIRUS ASSEMBLY AND GENOME TRANSLOCATION: ORGANIZING PRINCIPLES FROM POLYMER PHYSICS

UserMurugappan Muthukumar, Dept Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Physics in the oil and gas industry

UserPepijn Kole, Shell, The Netherlands.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 14 November 2013, 16:30-17:00

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

Cavendish Physical Society

Title to be confirmed

UserProf Nima Arkani-Hamed, Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton .

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

TBA

UserSakura Shaeffer-Nameki (KCL).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

The Higgs is here, and now what?

UserVeronica Sanz, University of Sussex.

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2013, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The cultured chimpanzee: nonsense or breakthrough?

Note new start time of 6.00pm

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

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

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

AMOP list

Splitting a single Cooper pair with microwave light

UserDr Andrew Ferguson (University of Cambridge).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 11 November 2013, 15:30-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

X-ray phase contrast imaging - detecting the undetectable

UserSandro Olivo, Dept of Medical Phys & Bioengineering, University College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory

Plasmonics in the sub-nanometre and quantum domains

Presented by: Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory, Hitachi Europe Ltd. Enquiries to: Dr Jonathan D Mar, jm585@cam.ac.uk

UserProf. Jeremy J. Baumberg, FRS, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseMicroelectronics Seminar Room (located on 2nd floor), Cavendish Laboratory.

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

Theory of Condensed Matter

Bosons in Synthetic Gauge Fields

UserRyan Barnett, Imperial College.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 14:15-15:15

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

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Luminous radio-loud AGN: Triggering and feedback

UserClive Tadhunter (University of Sheffield).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 05 November 2013, 16:30-17:30

Optoelectronics Group

Title to be confirmed

UserProf. Hiroshi Imahori, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences, Kyoto University, Japan.

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

ClockTuesday 05 November 2013, 10:00-11:00

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

AMOP list

Spin chains as data, entanglement and logic buses

UserProf Sougato Bose (University College, London).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 04 November 2013, 15:30-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Engineered Nanoparticles: the Bionano Interface in a Biological Environment

UserFrancesca Baldelli-Bombelli, Department of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

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

Cavendish Physical Society

"Exploring Flatland with Cold Atoms"

UserProf Jean Dalibard Laboratoire Kastler Brossel.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

The history of radio astronomy polarisation measurements

UserRichard Wielebinski (MPI fur Radioastronomie, Bonn) .

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 29 October 2013, 16:30-17:30

Mathematical Physics Seminar

How Many is Different? Answer from Ideal Bose Gas

UserJeong-Hyuck Park (DAMTP, and Sogang U., Seoul).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 29 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Towards Nc=3 parton showers

UserMalin Sjodahl (Lund).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 29 October 2013, 15:00-16:00

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

BSS Formal Seminars

Accelerating localisation microscopy

UserSusan Cox, Department of Biology, King's College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 October 2013, 14:00-15:00

AMOP list

Single photon state characterization for quantum technologies

UserLaura Wright (University of Oxford).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockFriday 25 October 2013, 11:00-12:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

The Quantum Design of Photosynthesis II

UserElisabet Romero, VU University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 15:45-16:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

The Quantum Design of Photosynthesis

UserProf. R. van Grondelle, VU University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 14:15-15:15

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

Mathematical Physics Seminar

TBA

UserErico Goulart (DAMTP, and CBPF, Rio de Janeiro).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Exploring new physics in the Top quark sector with the Compact Muon Solenoid

UserProf. Freya Blekman (Vrije Universiteit Brussel).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2013, 15:00-16:00

Optoelectronics Group

Organic Bioelectronics

UserProf. George Malliaras - Center of Microelectronics in Provence.

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

ClockTuesday 22 October 2013, 14:30-15:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Applied and not-yet-applied

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

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

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Teenagers: A Natural History

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

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

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

BioSoc Freshers' Squash

UserJoin BioSoc - light refreshments provided.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

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

Cavendish Physical Society

Topological Matter and Why You Should Be Interested

UserProf Steve Simon, Oxford Theoretical Physics.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Vortices on Surfaces of Small Curvature

User Daniele Dorigoni (DAMTP).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Vortices on Surfaces of Small Curvature

User Daniele Dorigoni (DAMTP).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

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

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Terahertz Heterodyne Spectrometer using a Quantum Cascade Laser

UserDr Yuan Ren, Semiconductor Physics Group, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 14 October 2013, 14:15-15:15

BSS Formal Seminars

Stochastic signal encoding strategies in single cells

UserJames Locke, Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 October 2013, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Non-equilibrium dynamics of open quantum system

UserDr Igor Lesanovsky, University of Nottingham.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 10 October 2013, 14:15-15:45

Quantum Matter Seminar

The New Superconducting Quantum Devices

UserPhil Meeson, Royal Holloway, University of London..

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 09 October 2013, 11:15-12:15

Cambridge Astrophysics Joint Colloquia

Zooming in on the planet-forming zones of disks: Sweet results from ALMA

(Joint AP/IoA Colloquium)

UserEwine van Dishoeck (Leiden University).

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, IoA (tea at 4.00 pm).

ClockTuesday 08 October 2013, 16:30-17:30

AMOP list

Quantum magnetism of ultracold fermions in an optical lattice

UserTilman Esslinger (ETH Zurich).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 07 October 2013, 15:30-17:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The search for the optimal supercell

UserJonathan Lloyd-Williams (TCM) .

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 02 October 2013, 11:40-12:00

Optoelectronics Group

Organic magnetoresistance – Search for the perfect defect

UserProf. Bert Koopmans, Department of Applied Physics, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands.

HouseMicroelectronics Research Centre (MRC) Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 01 October 2013, 14:30-15:30

Winton Discussions

Winton 2nd Annual Symposium on Materials Discovery

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

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

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

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Single Atom Spin Qubits in Silicon

UserProfessor Andrew Dzurak, University of New South Wales, Australia.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 25 September 2013, 14:15-15:15

Quantum Matter Seminar

Materials design and functionality in oxide heterostructures

UserChristos Panagopoulos, Division of Physics and Applied Physics, Nanyang Technological,University, Singapore.

HouseTCM Seminar Room (530), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 19 September 2013, 14:00-15:00

Quantum Matter Seminar

Universal behaviour in critical current density in HTS conductors

UserDr Jeffery Tallon - CallaghanInnovation and MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials& Nanotechnology Wellington, New Zealand.

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 11 September 2013, 11:15-12:15

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

Optoelectronics Group

Origin of coherence dynamics in biological complexes

UserDr. Donatas Zigmantas, Department of Chemical Physics, Lund University, Sweden.

HouseMicroelectronics Research Centre (MRC) Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 20 August 2013, 14:30-15:30

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

Optoelectronics Group

Localization of electronic excitations in organic semiconductors: theoretical views from different angles

UserDr. Sergei Tretiak, Theoretical Division, Center for Nonlinear Studies and Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA.

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

ClockTuesday 09 July 2013, 14:30-15:30

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Astronomy and Space Geodesy Projects at the National Geographic Institute of Spain

*** Note unusual time ***

UserFrancisco Colomer (National Geographic Institute, Spain).

HouseRyle Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 01 July 2013, 11:30-12:30

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

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Spinning neutron stars – striking the right tone

UserGraham Woan (School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Glasgow).

HouseRyle Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 25 June 2013, 16:30-17:30

Optoelectronics Group

Probing charge carriers in carbon materials with optical pulses

UserDr. Enrico Da Como, Department of Physics, University of Bath, UK.

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

ClockTuesday 18 June 2013, 10:00-11:00

Winton Discussions

Creating Impact from Research

UserDr Andrea Cantone and Dr Gillian Davis, Cambridge Enterprise.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 17 June 2013, 16:00-17:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

'High Frequency Measurements of Carbon Nanotube Double-Quantum Dots

UserMs Zoe Penfold-Fitch, Semiconductor Physics Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 17 June 2013, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Charge and exciton dynamics in organic devices

UserAlessandro Troisi, University of Warwick.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 June 2013, 14:15-15:15

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Towards the Future of Supernova Cosmology

*** Note unusual time ***

UserMichelle Knights (University of Cape Town).

HouseRyle Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 June 2013, 11:30-12:30

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Terahertz optics with graphene and nanostructured materials

UserMiss Shruti Badhwar (University of Cambridge, Semiconductor Physics Group).

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 12 June 2013, 14:00-15:15

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

Theory of Condensed Matter

Bad metals

UserProf. Alexei Tsvelik.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 June 2013, 14:15-15:45

Quantum Matter Seminar

Superconductivity and magnetism in doped graphene

UserAndrey Chubukov, Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 06 June 2013, 11:15-12:15

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Exploring the Dawn of Cosmic Structure with the 21cm Line

UserJonathan Pritchard (Imperial College, London).

HouseRyle Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 04 June 2013, 16:30-17:30

Special Departmental Seminars

Parton Distributions in the Higgs Boson Era

HEP Lectureship Candidate Seminar - all members of the department are encouraged to attend

UserDr Juan Rojo, CERN.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 04 June 2013, 15:30-16:10

Special Departmental Seminars

QCD : an analytical approach.

HEP Lectureship Candidate Seminar, all members of the department are encouraged to attend

UserDr Mrinal Dasgupta, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, University of Manchester.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 04 June 2013, 14:45-15:25

Special Departmental Seminars

Perturbative tools in the LHC era

HEP Lectureship Candidate, all members of the department are encouraged to attend

UserDr Maria Ubiali (RWTH Aachen & HEP Group, Cavendish Laboratory).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 04 June 2013, 14:00-14:40

Special Departmental Seminars

Precision physics: the road to discoveries at the LHC

HEP Lectureship Candidate Seminar, all members of the department are encouraged to attend

UserDr Alexander Mitov, CERN.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 04 June 2013, 11:45-12:25

Special Departmental Seminars

Event simulation for collider experiments at unprecedented precision

HEP Lectureship Candidate Seminar : all members of the department are encouraged to attend

UserDr Rikkert Frederix, CERN.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 04 June 2013, 11:00-11:40

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Supernova Remnants and Cosmic Rays: An update on recent progress

*** Note unusual time ***

UserDaniel Castro (MIT, USA).

HouseRyle Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 03 June 2013, 11:30-12:30

Optoelectronics Group

Progress in making organic solar cells highly efficient and stable

UserProf. Michael McGehee, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, USA.

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

ClockFriday 31 May 2013, 14:30-15:30

BSS Formal Seminars

Engineered protein pores in nanotechnology and single-enzyme studies

UserGiovanni Maglia, Department of Chemistry, University of Leuven, Belgium.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 May 2013, 14:00-15:00

AMOP list

Tuning magnetism and superconductivity in atomically engineered SrTiO3–based heterostructures

UserChristopher Bell (Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences, California).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockFriday 31 May 2013, 14:00-15:30

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Nano-particle polymer composites

UserGerry Swallowe, Department of Physics, Loughborough University.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Stable and unstable equilibrium points in the quantum Gaudin model

UserDr Benoit Doucot, CNRS / LPTHE Jussieu, France.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 May 2013, 14:15-15:15

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

A Look at the Planck Cosmology Results

UserAnthony Lasenby & Mark Ashdown (Cavendish Astrophysics).

HouseRyle Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 28 May 2013, 16:30-17:30

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Monopoles, instantons and polytopes

UserPaul Sutcliffe (Durham).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 28 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

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

BSS Formal Seminars

Approaching biology discretely

UserProfessor Timothy Newman (Univ. Dundee).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 May 2013, 14:00-15:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Shock compression of geological materials

UserSimon Kirk, SMF Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

From Haloes to Galaxies

UserYingjie Peng (Cavendish Astrophysics.

HouseRyle Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 21 May 2013, 16:30-17:30

Mathematical Physics Seminar

The Riemann-Hilbert Method for Soliton Equations

UserSpyros Kamvissis (DAMTP).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 21 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

The NA62 experiment at CERN: recent results and prospects

UserCristina Lazzeroni (Birmingham).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 21 May 2013, 15:00-16:00

Winton Discussions

Biological photovoltaic systems

UserProf Chris Howe, Department of Biochemistry.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 20 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Artificial Cells in Picoliter Droplets

UserProf Wilhelm Huck (Nijmegen - Radboud Universiteit).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 May 2013, 14:00-15:00

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

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Waterfalls around Protostars

UserJoseph Mottram (Leiden Observatory).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 14 May 2013, 16:30-17:30

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Status of Flavour physics in 2013

UserAlexander Lenz (IPPP Durham).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 14 May 2013, 15:00-16:00

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

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Photonic Crystal and Hyper-uniform THz QCL lasers

UserDr Riccardo Degl'Innocenti, Semiconductor Physics Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

BSS Formal Seminars

Unified study of glass and jamming rheology in soft particle systems

UserPeter Sollich, Department of Mathematics, King's College London.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 May 2013, 14:00-15:00

Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars

Spin Scattering in Graphene: Impurity Characterization and Birefringent Electron Optics

UserProfessor Sergio Ulloa , Department of Physics and Astronomy, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA and Dahlem Center for Complex Quantum Systems, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 10 May 2013, 14:00-15:15

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

Cavendish Physical Society

Exoplanet Science, the way forward

UserProfessor Didier Queloz, Astrophysics Group, University of Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserClaude Duhr, ITP Zuerich.

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 07 May 2013, 15:00-16:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Thermopower in the Quantum Hall Regime

UserDr Nicholas d'Ambrumenil, University of Warwick.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 May 2013, 14:15-15:45

Cavendish Physical Society

The Infinity Puzzle - The story of the Higgs Boson:From QED to the LHC via Higgs and the Gang of Six

On twitter @closefrank

UserProfessor Frank Close, Elementary Particles Research Group, Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics 1 Keble Road Oxford, OX1 3NP England .

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 01 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

(NN)PDFs for the LHC

UserMaria Ubiali (Aachen).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 30 April 2013, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Volcanology Applied to Emergencies

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

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

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

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

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

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

UserGuides from the Friends of the Botanic Garden.

HouseCambridge University Botanic Garden. CB2 1JF.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

UserDr Jimena Berni, Department of Zoology.

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

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

UserDr Ulrike Bauer, Department of Plant Sciences.

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

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

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Fracture mechanics, quantum mechanics and fractal geometry applied to brittle materials

UserJack Mecholsky, Department of Materials Science, University of Florida, Gainsville, USA.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 18 April 2013, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Chemotaxome – A new member with complex biological entities in systems biology.

UserKohidai, Laszlo MD, PhD, Med.Habil. Cell Biology, Assoc. Professor Chemotaxis Research Group – SRI Core Facility Department of Genetics, Cell- & Immunobiology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 12 April 2013, 14:00-15:00

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

Winton Discussions

Can you build a computer without using roads? Where we are going we don't need roads!

UserDr Chris Forman, Institute for Manufacturing (IfM).

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 18 March 2013, 16:00-17:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Anharmonicity in periodic systems

UserBartomeu Monserrat-Sanchez (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2013, 11:40-12:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Recent progress and open questions in G2-geometry

UserMark Haskins (Imperial College).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Jet Vetoes and Azimuthal Decorrelation at ATLAS

UserJames Robinson (Manchester).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2013, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Low Carbon Road Freight Transport

UserProfessor David Cebon, Department of Engineering.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Ancient Mesopotamia

UserProfessor Francesca Rochberg, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Twistor geometry of a pair of second order ODEs.

UserStephen Casey (DAMTP).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockThursday 07 March 2013, 14:15-15:00

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

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Exploring the Dawn of Cosmic Structure with the 21cm Line

*** Seminar CANCELLED, to be rescheduled for a later date ***

UserJonathan Pritchard (Imperial College, London).

HouseRyle Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 05 March 2013, 16:30-17:30

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Universal formulae in Lie algebras and Chern-Simons theory

UserSasha Veselov (Loughborough) .

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 05 March 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Rare B decays at LHCb

UserTom Blake (CERN).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 05 March 2013, 15:00-16:00

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

BSS Formal Seminars

Extreme Mechanics of Marginal Matter

UserMartin van Hecke, Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory, University of Leiden.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 March 2013, 14:00-15:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Fluid-structure interaction in underwater blast

UserAndreas Schiffer, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 28 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

Special Departmental Seminars

"Fundamental BioPhotonics"

UserSylvie Roke École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Institute of Bio-engineering (IBI), School of Engineering (STI), CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 28 February 2013, 11:00-12:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

(NN)PDFs for the LHC

UserMaria Ubiali (Aachen).

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2013, 15:00-16:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

The Evolution of GPU Accelerated Computing

*** Special Seminar ***

UserSteve Scott (Chief Technology Officer for Tesla at NVIDIA).

HouseRyle Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2013, 11:00-12:00

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

Winton Discussions

Sustainability and Architecture

UserProf Koen Steemers, Head of the Department of Architecture.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 25 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foreseeing Space Weather

UserDr Jim Wild, Lancaster University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Pipe dreams

UserMatt Causier, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish HEP Seminars

Special Seminar: Threshold Resummation in QCD vs SCET

Please note unusual date

UserGiovanni Ridolfi, INFN.

HouseRutherford Seminar Room B.

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

Cavendish Physical Society

CMS Results and the Quest for the Higgs Boson

UserProfessor Tejinder (Jim) Virdee, Imperial College, London & CERN.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

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

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

The Faint Source Population at 15.7 GHz

UserImogen Whittam (Cavendish Astrophysics).

HouseRyle Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 19 February 2013, 16:30-17:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Asymptotic safety in the f(R) approximation

UserTim Morris (Southampton).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 19 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

Optoelectronics Group

Charge separation in bulk heterojunctions

UserDr. Martijn Kemerink, Department of Applied Physics, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands.

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

ClockTuesday 19 February 2013, 14:30-15:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Graphene Future Emerging Technology

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

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

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

AMOP list

Graphene: one, no one and one hundred thousand

UserSaverio Russo (University of Exeter).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockMonday 18 February 2013, 15:30-17:00

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

HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar

keV Neutrino Model Building

UserAlex Merle (University of Southampton).

HouseMR4, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

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

Special Departmental Seminars

Physics of Novel Materials

UserDr Suchitra Sebastian, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 15 February 2013, 15:00-16:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Nano-optics of complex media

UserR. Sapienza, King's College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 February 2013, 14:00-15:00

AMOP list

Coherent control of Rydberg atoms in thermal vapor cells

UserDaniel Barredo (Universitat Stuttgart).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockThursday 14 February 2013, 10:00-11:30

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

AMOP list

Quantum computing with error prone components joined by a 'noisy network'

UserSimon Benjamin (University of Oxford).

HouseRutherford building, Seminar Room B.

ClockWednesday 13 February 2013, 14:00-15:30

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Beyond the fundamental group

UserPhilip Boalch (Paris).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 12 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

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

Theory of Condensed Matter

Statistical Topological Insulators

UserDr Jonathan Edge, Leiden University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 February 2013, 14:15-15:45

Cavendish Physical Society

Metamaterials and the Science of Invisibility

UserProfessor Sir John Pendry, FRS , Imperial College, London.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

Special Departmental Seminars

Controlling the magnetic state with electricity

UserDr Andrew Ferguson, Microelectronics, Cavendsh Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2013, 15:00-16:00

Quantum Matter Seminar

Fluctuation-induced pair density wave in itinerant ferromagnets

UserGareth Conduit, Research Fellow, University of Cambridge.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2013, 12:00-13:00

Mathematical Physics Seminar

Soliton models with SDiff symmetry

UserAndrzej Wereszczynski (Krakow).

HouseDAMTP, room MR11.

ClockTuesday 05 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

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

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Nuclear quantum effects, path integrals and coloured noise

UserMichele Ceriotti, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 31 January 2013, 16:00-17:00

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

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

The European Extremely Large Telescope

UserJason Spyromilio (ESO, Garching).

HouseMartin Ryle Seminar Room, Kavli Institute.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2013, 16:30-17:30

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