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Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Ageing

UserProfessor Sarah Harper, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Politics

UserProfessor Matthew Goodwin, University of Kent.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extremes of the Universe

UserProfessor Andy Fabian, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Rowing

UserRoz Savage MBE, Ocean Rower, Yale University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Dealing with Extremism

UserProfessor David Runciman, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Events and How to Live with Them

UserProfessor Nassim Nicholas Taleb, New York.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Weather

UserDr Emily Shuckburgh, BAS.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

SCISOC TALK - Our cosmic origins: everything from nothing

UserProfessor Carlos Frenk, Ogden Professor of Fundamental Physics at Durham University.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 29 November 2016, 20:00-21:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

SCISOC TALK - Engineering challenges in creating underground space

UserProfessor Lord Robert Mair, Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 20:00-21:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

SCISOC TALK - Opossums, Catastrophes, and Homeostasis

UserProfessor Ian Stewart, Professor of Mathematics at Warwick University.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 08 November 2016, 20:00-21:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

SCISOC TALK - Black holes and revelations

UserDr Christopher Berry, Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Co-author of recent gravitational waves paper.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 01 November 2016, 20:00-21:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

SCISOC TALK - The Black dog: why don't we care?

UserProfessor Vikram Patel, Professor of International Mental Health at the LSHTM.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2016, 20:00-21:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Game Theory of Conflict

UserDr Thomas C Schelling, University of Maryland.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games Animals Play

UserProfessor Nick Davies, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games for the Brain

UserProfessor Barbara Sahakian, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

"Losing the New Great Game"

UserDr Frank Ledwidge, Barrister, Writer and Lecturer.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games in Sports

UserSir Dave Brailsford, Team Sky.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Scisoc Talk: Sir David Spiegelhalter

UserDavid Spiegelhalter (Statistical Laboratory).

HouseLT1, Department of Engineering.

ClockTuesday 02 February 2016, 20:00-21:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Wittgenstein's Games

UserProfessor A C Grayling, New College of the Humanities.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Game of Crime and Punishment

UserMrs Nicky Padfield, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

SciSoc Talk: Dame Athene Donald - "Physics of the Everyday"

UserProfessor Dame Athene Donald ( Director, Physics of Medicine, Cavendish Laboratory).

HouseLT1, Department of Engineering.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2016, 20:00-21:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Personal Principles and the Political Game

UserBaroness Sayeeda Warsi, House of Lords.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

SciSoc Talk: Professor Jeremy Baumberg: Where is my nanobot?

UserProfessor Jeremy Baumberg (NanoPhotonics Centre, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Arthur Goodhart Lecture Theatre (LG19), Faculty of Law.

ClockTuesday 27 October 2015, 19:00-20:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Technology Development

UserDr Hermann Hauser, Amadeus Capital Partners.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Economic Development

UserDr Ha-Joon Chang, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Biomimicry - Development of Sustainable Design

UserMichael Pawlyn, Exploration Architecture.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Development of Climate Science

UserProfessor Dame Julia Slingo, Met Office.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Developing a Sense of Self

UserProfessor Bruce Hood, Bristol.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Development of Galaxies

UserProfessor Richard Ellis, Caltech.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Development of an Athlete

UserDr Katherine Grainger, Olympic Gold Medallist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Reprogramming Animal Development

UserProfessor Sir John Gurdon, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Stem Cells

UserProf Austin Smith, Cambridge Stem Cell Institute.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 02 December 2014, 20:00-21:15

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Generating the Fuel of Life

UserSir John Walker, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2014, 20:00-21:15

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Building Brains

UserProf Steve Furber, University of Manchester.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 21 October 2014, 20:00-21:15

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Metaphor

UserDr Rowan Williams, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Economic Collapse

UserProfessor Ian Morris, Stanford University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Human Plague

UserProfessor Stephen Emmott, Microsoft Research.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues, Populations & Survival

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

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Nature of Plagues

UserProfessor Angela McLean, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Silicon Plagues

UserMikko H Hypponen, CRO F-Secure & columnist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & History

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

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

Wine and cheese evening

RSVP to president@camtriplehelix.com

UserThe Triple Helix.

HouseOld Music Room, St John's College.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2013, 19:00-22:00

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

Panel Debate: Climate change control strategies: Top-down or bottom-up?

FREE refreshments; Note later start time

UserChair: Prof Howard Griffiths, Speakers: Prof Steve Yearly, Bob Ward, more speakers TBC.

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

ClockFriday 01 March 2013, 19:30-21:00

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foreseeing Space Weather

UserDr Jim Wild, Lancaster University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Music

UserProfessor Nicholas Cook, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Scientific Method

UserProfessor Hasok Chang, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight and Fiction

UserRobert J Sawyer, Author.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Journalism

UserMs Bridget Kendall, BBC.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

What Makes an Educated Scientist?

Free refreshments provided

UserProf Dame Athene Donald.

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

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

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

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

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

The LHC Project: the Higgs Boson and beyond

Followed by Q&A and free refreshments

UserProf. Andy Parker, Department of Physics.

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

ClockFriday 16 November 2012, 18:00-19:00

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

Science and Policy: a one way relationship?

Last talk of term

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseDept. of Chemistry, Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockMonday 12 March 2012, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The After Life

UserProfessor Clive Gamble, University of Southampton.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Artificial Life

UserProfessor Chris Bishop, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Life and Death of a Cell

UserProfessor Ron Laskey, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Life in Conflict

UserDr Mark de Rond, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Life in the Ancient World

UserDr Michael Scott, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Spark of Life

UserProfessor Frances Ashcroft, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Life in Ruins

UserDr Robert Macfarlane, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

From Genomes to the Diversity of Life

UserProfessor Michael Akam, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Science and Beauty of Nebulae

UserDr Carolin Crawford, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Terror by Beauty: Russo-Soviet perspectives

UserProfessor Evgeny A Dobrenko, University of Sheffield.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Beauty & Happiness: Chinese perspectives

UserProfessor Jason Kuo, University of Maryland.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Beauty & Attraction: in the eyes of the beholder

UserProfessor Jeanne Altmann, Princeton University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Sound of Beauty

UserDr Elizabeth Eva Leach, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Quantum Beauty

UserProfessor Frank Wilczek, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Beauty & The Grotesque

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

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Beauty & Truth

UserProfessor Lord Robert May of Oxford, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

If our fate is written in our genes- Do we really want to know?

UserDr Peter Campbell (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) Dr Barbara Prainsack (King's College London) Dr Martin Richards (University of Cambridge) Dr Caroline Wright (PHG Foundation).

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

ClockWednesday 10 November 2010, 19:30-21:30

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

Battle of the Sciences Panel Debate

UserDr Peter Wothers Teaching Fellow, Dept. Chemistry, Cambridge Prof. Chris Ponting MRC, Oxford Professor of Genomics, MSc Physics Prof. Hasok Chang History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge Prof. John Ockendon Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied.

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

ClockThursday 28 October 2010, 19:30-21:30

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

Too many people, not enough planet?

UserFred Pearce, Prof. John Guillebaud, Prof. Ludi Simpson, Prof. David Coleman.

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

ClockThursday 14 October 2010, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk and (Human-induced) Climate Change

UserProfessor Bob Watson, University of East Anglia.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk and Natural Catastrophes

UserProfessor Mark Bailey, Armagh Observatory.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

Saved by SMS?

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockThursday 25 February 2010, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge University Student Pugwash Society Talks

Environmental Citizenship

UserAndrew Dobson (Professor of Politics, University of Keele).

HouseDownstairs at The Anchor pub, Silver Street, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2010, 18:45-20:45

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk, Security and Terrorism

UserProfessor Lucia Zedner, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge University Student Pugwash Society Talks

Nuclear Energy, Radiation and the Environment

UserProfessor Wade Allison, Fellow of Keble College and Professor of Physics at the University of Oxford.

HouseCastlereagh Room, Fisher Building, St Johns College, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2010, 20:00-21:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Prof Kevin Warwick - Cyborg Experiments

UserProf Kevin Warick, Professor for Cybernetics at the University of Reading.

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road (www.scisoc.com for directions).

ClockTuesday 16 February 2010, 20:00-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk and Humanities

UserProfessor Mary Beard, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk and Government: The architectonics of blame-avoidance

UserProfessor Christopher Hood, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

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

UserProfessor John O'Doherty, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk: Science and the Media

UserDr Ben Goldacre, The Guardian.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk: Trying to quantify our uncertainty

UserProfessor David Spiegelhalter, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Sir David King - 21st Century Challanges

UserSir David King - Former chief scientific advisor to the UK government.

HouseUnion Society Building, 9a Bridge Street.

ClockFriday 30 October 2009, 20:00-21:00

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

"Would You Prefer a Mobile Phone or a Toilet?"

UserDr David Grimshaw (Head of International Programme - New Technologies, Practical Action), Professor Geoff Walsham (University of Cambridge, Judge Business School), Dr Allam Ahmed (University of Sussex) and Dr Shoba Arun (Manchester Metropolitan University.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre (behind the Eagle pub).

ClockMonday 26 October 2009, 19:30-21:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Marcus du Sautoy - Finding Moonshine

Free Event - The Freshers' Squash

UserMarcus du Sautoy - Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science.

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

ClockTuesday 20 October 2009, 20:00-21:00

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

Rethinking the Realities of the Spotless Mind

UserDr Amy Milton, Department of Experimental Psychology and Behavioural & Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge.

HouseBateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College, CB2 1TA.

ClockMonday 11 May 2009, 19:00-22:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

SciSoc Annual Founders' Dinner with Simon Baron-Cohen

Tickets on sale now: visit http://groupspaces.com/SciSoc/e/11972?s=e223a8bf

UserProfessor Simon Baron-Cohen, Director of the Autism Research Centre at the University of Cambridge.

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road (www.scisoc.com for directions).

ClockMonday 27 April 2009, 18:00-22:00

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

The World Under Assault: Can Science Beat Terrorism?

UserDr Brooke Rogers, KCL; Prof John Adams, UCL; Prof Tom Sorell, University of Birmingham; Professor Ross Anderson, University of Cambridge.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre (behind the Eagle pub).

ClockMonday 09 March 2009, 20:00-21:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Boundaries of Darwinism

UserProfessor John Dupre, University of Exeter.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 06 March 2009, 17:30-18:30

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

The Science of Sword Swallowing

UserDan Meyer, Cutting edge Innertainment.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 05 March 2009, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge University Student Pugwash Society Talks

Soldiers in the laboratory – the militarisation of the university

UserDr Chris Langley, Scientists for Global Responsibility.

HouseGraduate Union, Lounge.

ClockMonday 02 March 2009, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Is Human Evolution Over?

UserProfessor Steve Jones, University College London.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 27 February 2009, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Evolution and Conservation of Biodiversity

UserProfessor Craig Moritz, University of California.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 20 February 2009, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Student Pugwash Society Talks

Giving of ourselves

UserDr Ayesha Nathoo, History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseGraduate Union, Lounge.

ClockThursday 19 February 2009, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Darwin and Human Society

UserProfessor Paul Seabright, University of Toulouse.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 13 February 2009, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Darwin in the Literary World

UserProfessor Rebecca Stott, University of East Anglia.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 06 February 2009, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Student Pugwash Society Talks

'The Strangest Dream' - film showing (hosted with Triple Helix)

UserProfessor Robert Hinde, St John's College, Cambridge.

HouseGraduate Union, Lounge.

ClockThursday 05 February 2009, 19:30-21:30

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

[CANCELLED] Enhancement in Sport

UserCANCELLED due to travel conditions - apologies for any inconvenience..

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre (behind the Eagle pub).

ClockMonday 02 February 2009, 19:30-21:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Global Darwin

UserProfessor Jim Secord, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 30 January 2009, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Darwin's Intellectual Development

UserProfessor Janet Browne, Harvard University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 23 January 2009, 17:30-18:30

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

Cognitive Enhancement: Hope or Dope?

UserProfessor Barbara Sahakian, Professor Steven Rose, Dr Anders Sandberg, Professor Michael Langford.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre (behind the Eagle pub).

ClockMonday 19 January 2009, 19:30-21:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Making of the Fittest

UserProfessor Sean Carroll, University of Wisconsin.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 16 January 2009, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Student Pugwash Society Talks

Public science and the public good

UserDr Jack Stilgoe (Demos Think Tank).

Housetba.

ClockThursday 27 November 2008, 19:00-20:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Extreme Natural Hazards

UserHerbert Huppert FRS, Professor of Theoretical Geophysics and Director of the Institute of Theoretical Geophysics, University of Cambridge.

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2008, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge University Student Pugwash Society Talks

Optimising access and innovation in science and medical R&D

UserDr Tim Hubbard, Head of Informatics and Head of Human Genome Analysis at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.

HouseQueen's building seminar room, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 13 November 2008, 19:30-20:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Intimate Relations: Human Evolution and Climatic Change

Please note the change in venue and date! The talk is on Monday!

UserRobert Foley, Professor of Human Evolution, Leverhulme Centre, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockMonday 10 November 2008, 20:00-21:00

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

OUR VIRTUAL SELVES: How do we behave on the web?

UserDr Will Reader; Dr Matthew Williams; Dr Ralph Shroeder; Dr Mike Molesworth.

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockThursday 06 November 2008, 19:30-21:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Computing for the Future of the Planet

UserProf Andy Hopper CBE FRS, Head of the Cambridge Computer Laboratory.

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2008, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge University Student Pugwash Society Talks

Internet Censorship and How It Is Resisted

UserDr Steven Murdoch (Computer science department, University of Cambridge).

HouseDirac Room – in the Fisher Building, St John’s College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 30 October 2008, 19:30-20:30

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

CAN WE BLAME OUR BRAINS? Neuroscience in the Courtroom

UserProfessor Raymond Tallis; Professor Nikolas Rose; Mr Amit Pundik; Dr Ian Treasaden.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre (behind the Eagle pub).

ClockTuesday 21 October 2008, 19:30-21:30

Cambridge University Student Pugwash Society Talks

The Fog of War

UserRobert Hinde, Zoology Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseDarwin College Film Room.

ClockMonday 13 October 2008, 19:45-21:00

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

WHO WANTS TO LIVE FOREVER? Exploring the impact of extreme ageing

UserMr Kenneth Howse; Dr Aubrey de Grey; Dr Guy Brown; Dr Klaus Okkenhaug.

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockMonday 13 October 2008, 19:30-21:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Microbial Bioenergy Production

Note unusual day: Thursday, not Tuesday

UserProfessor Alison Smith (Department of Plant Sciences).

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre (Tennis Court Road - see http://tinyurl.com/rxaj7 ).

ClockThursday 08 May 2008, 20:00-21:00

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

Is Peer Review a Process in Ruins?: The Politics Behind Getting Your Paper Published

UserDr. Stephen Simpson, Dr. Robert Shields, Prof. Michael Wakelam, Dr. Peter Lawrence.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, next to Eagle pub.

ClockMonday 28 April 2008, 19:30-21:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Understanding Humans - Serendipity and Anthropology

UserProfessor Richard Leakey, Stony Brook University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 07 March 2008, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Cosmological Serendipity

UserSimon Singh, Author, Journalist, TV producer.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 29 February 2008, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Student Pugwash Society Talks

FREEDOM, TECHNOLOGY AND TERROR

UserProfessor Ross Anderson, Professor of Security Engineering.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2008, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Serendipity as a Force in Physics

UserProfessor Sir Richard Friend, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 22 February 2008, 17:30-18:30

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

Hands Off My Genes: The ethics and implications of personal genome sequencing

UserProfessor Andrew Read, Glyn Moody, Dr Caroline Wright, Harald Schmidt.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, next to Eagle pub.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2008, 19:30-21:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Serendipity in Political Life

UserOliver Letwin, Member of Parliament.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 15 February 2008, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Unanticipated Pleasures of the Writing Life

UserSimon Winchester, Author of 'The Map that Changed the World'.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 08 February 2008, 17:30-18:30

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

WHAT IF SCIENCE DOESN'T SAVE THE WORLD?: Energy Security in Crisis

UserJonathan Davis, Dr Pierre Noel, Professor Andrew Woods.

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockThursday 07 February 2008, 19:30-21:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

HIV and the Naked Ape

UserProfessor Robin Weiss, University College London.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 01 February 2008, 17:30-18:30

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

RATIONING OFF THE NHS: Do Smokers and the Obese Deserve Second-Class Healthcare?

UserDr. Ash Paul (Medical Director of Bedfordshire Primary Care Trust), Mr. Michael Summers (Chairman of the Patients Association), Mr. Francis Wells (Cardio-thoracic Surgeon, Papworth Hospital), Mr. Faizal Farook (Public Services Researcher, Demos Think Tank.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, next to Eagle pub.

ClockMonday 28 January 2008, 19:30-21:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Stratigraphy of Serendipity

UserProfessor Susan Alcock, Brown University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 25 January 2008, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Serendipity's Guide to the Galaxy

UserProfessor Andy Fabian, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 18 January 2008, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Student Pugwash Society Talks

Why People Go to War

UserProf. Robert Hinde Former Master of St. John's College Emeritus Royal Society Research Professor of Zoology, University of Cambridge.

HouseCastlereagh Room, Fisher Building, St John's College.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2007, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge University Student Pugwash Society Talks

Nuclear Power, Political Power and Tony Blair

UserLord Wilson of Dinton, Master of Emmanuel College.

HouseThe Old Library, Emmanuel College.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2007, 17:30-18:45

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

Science of the Skies - what the government needs to know in the fight against climate change

UserDr Victoria Pope, Head of Climate Change for Government at the MET Office Hadley Centre.

HouseLG17, Law Faculty, 10 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockTuesday 30 October 2007, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge University Student Pugwash Society Talks

Nuclear Fusion and the Hydrogen Economy

UserBill Nuttall, Judge Business School and Department of Engineering.

HouseBoys Smith Room, Fisher Building, St Johns College.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2007, 20:00-21:30

The Triple Helix Lecture Series

Why Women are No Good at Science (and how science stops them from being good)

UserDr Peter Lawrence, Prof Simon Baron-Cohen, Prof Athene Donald, Dr Yulia Kovas, Dr Helena Cronin.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, next to Eagle pub.

ClockMonday 22 October 2007, 19:00-21:00

EMBL-EBI Science & Society

Biology and Language 2007: An EMBL-EBI Science & Society Symposium

UserWilliam Marslen-Wilson (Chair).

HouseRobinson College.

ClockThursday 21 June 2007, 13:00-17:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Comic Relief Charity Concert

Songs for Cynical Scientists (and Non-Scientists!)

UserProf Ron Laskey and Friends (MRC Cambridge).

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 16 March 2007, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

SPECIES IDENTITY: WHEN IT MATTERS

UserPeter Crane, University of Chicago.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 09 March 2007, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

IMMUNOLOGICAL SELF

UserPhilippa Marrack, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Denver, Colorado.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 02 March 2007, 17:30-18:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

What do genes mean?

UserDr Eric Werner, Oxford University and Cellnomica Inc..

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 27 February 2007, 20:00-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

IDENTITY AND THE MIND

UserRaymond Tallis, Manchester University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 23 February 2007, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

IDENTITY AND THE LAW

UserLionel Bently, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 16 February 2007, 17:30-18:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Religious and Scientific Belief

UserProf Lewis Wolpert, Department of Anatomy, UCL.

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 13 February 2007, 20:00-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

MATHEMATICAL IDENTITY

UserMarcus du Sautoy, Oxford University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 09 February 2007, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

IDENTITY OF MEANING

UserAdrian Poole, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 02 February 2007, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

VISUALISING IDENTITY

UserLudmilla Jordanova, King's College London.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 26 January 2007, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

MUSICAL IDENTITY

UserChristopher Hogwood.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 19 January 2007, 17:30-18:30

Thinking Society: General and Particular

Student papers and Grand Discussion

Website: www.srcf.ucam.org/think

UserDr Aldo Faisal, Rodrigo de Sousa, Alex Shannon.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

ClockTuesday 28 November 2006, 19:30-21:00

Thinking Society: General and Particular

The death of theorising?

Website: www.srcf.ucam.org/think

UserSir Patrick Bateson, Professor of Ethology, University of Cambridge.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

ClockThursday 23 November 2006, 19:00-20:30

Thinking Society: General and Particular

Varieties of theory in modern America

Website: www.srcf.ucam.org/think

UserDr Joel Isaac, Keasbey Research Fellow in American Studies, University of Cambridge.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2006, 19:30-21:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Careers in Science

UserDr Anne Forde, University Careers Service.

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 15 November 2006, 20:00-21:00

Thinking Society: General and Particular

Process or cultural relativism in prehistory?

Website: www.srcf.ucam.org/think

UserDr Simon Stoddart, Senior Lecturer in Archaeology, University of Cambridge.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

ClockTuesday 14 November 2006, 19:00-20:30

Thinking Society: General and Particular

Is history science?

Website: www.srcf.ucam.org/think

UserProfessor Simon Blackburn, Professor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge.

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

ClockMonday 06 November 2006, 18:30-20:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Evolution of the Middle Ear

UserDr Matthew Mason, Department of Physiology.

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 24 October 2006, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge University Student Pugwash Society Talks

When is an embryo not an embryo?

All Welcome.

UserDr Anne McLaren, Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute.

HouseLounge, The Graduate Union.

ClockTuesday 16 May 2006, 19:30-20:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

SURVIVAL INTO THE FUTURE

UserDiana Liverman, Oxford University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 10 March 2006, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

SURVIVING LONGER

UserCynthia Kenyon, University of California, San Francisco.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 03 March 2006, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

SURVIVING POVERTY AND FAMINE

UserAndrew Prentice, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 24 February 2006, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

SURVIVING NATURAL DISASTERS

UserJames Jackson, Cambridge University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 17 February 2006, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

SURVIVING DISEASE

UserRichard Feachem, Global Fund.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 10 February 2006, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

SURVIVAL OF LANGUAGES

UserPeter Austin, School of Oriental & African Studies London.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 03 February 2006, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

SURVIVAL OF CULTURE

UserEdith Hall, Durham University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 27 January 2006, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

SURVIVAL OF EMPIRES

UserPaul Kennedy, Yale University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 20 January 2006, 17:30-18:30

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