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Cambridge University Physics Society

Geocentric or Heliocentric models of the Cosmos? It’s the Physics, stupid.

UserDr Piers Bursill-Hall, Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (DPMMS).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 29 November 2017, 20:00-21:00

Bullard Laboratories Wednesday Seminars

Constraints on melt distribution from seismology

UserDr James Hammond, Birbeck, Univserity of London.

HouseMarine/Wolfson Building lecture hall, Bullard Labs..

ClockWednesday 29 November 2017, 16:00-17:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Predation In The Cambrian

UserStephen Pates (University of Oxford).

House Harker 1, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockMonday 27 November 2017, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Physics Society

A Mechanical Basis of Morphogenesis

UserDr John Biggins, University of Cambridge (Theory of Condensed Matter).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 22 November 2017, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Strategic brain routes for learning and plasticity

UserProfessor Zoe Kourtzi, Professor of Experimental Psychology, Department of Psychology.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 20 November 2017, 18:00-19:00

Sedgwick Club talks

National Geographic Explorers

UserDr Claire McNulty (National Geographic Society).

House Harker 1, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockMonday 20 November 2017, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Physics Society

Nature's Optics and our Understanding of Light

UserProfessor Sir Michael Berry, Melville Wills Professor of Physics (Emeritus), University of Bristol.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 15 November 2017, 20:00-21:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Iron holds the whale

UserJenny Bulstrode (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 13 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

What is an Elementary Particle?

UserDr Claudio Castelnovo, Cavendish Laboratory (Theory of Condensed Matter).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 08 November 2017, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Cambridge University Physics Society

The Physics of the Everyday

UserProfessor Dame Athene Donald, Churchill College (Biological and Soft Systems).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 01 November 2017, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

The Future of Particle Physics

Note unusual time

UserProfessor Ian Shipsey, Univeristy of Oxford (ATLAS Oxford Group, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 25 October 2017, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

On dangerous ground: understanding earthquake induced soil liquefaction

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Sedgwick Club talks

Redrawing the Dinosaur family tree

UserMatt Baron (University of Cambridge).

House Harker 1, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockMonday 23 October 2017, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Volcanic eruptions, climate and humans: How lessons from the past can help us to prepare for the future

UserMichael Sigl, Paul Scherrer Institut & Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern.

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

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Physics Society

The Quest of Modelling Complex Systems

UserProfessor Kim Christensen, Imperial College London.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 18 October 2017, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

The Novel Worldview Suggested by Quantum Gravity

Maxwell Lecture - Free entry

UserProfessor Carlo Rovelli, Centre de Physique Theorique.

HouseBristol-Meyers Squibb lecture theatre, Chemistry Department, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 11 October 2017, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - Exoplanets, on the hunt of Universal life

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Bullard Laboratories Wednesday Seminars

The story of nothing

UserProfessor Malcolm Sambridge, ANU.

HouseMarine/Wolfson Building lecture hall, Bullard Labs..

ClockWednesday 10 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Department of Earth Sciences Seminars (downtown)

Sea-level changes and extreme waves between past and future worlds

UserAlessio Rovere, MARUM - University of Bremen; ZMT - Leibniz center for tropical marine research.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 02 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Department of Earth Sciences Seminars (downtown)

Indian Monsoon: Trends, Rhythms and Thresholds since Eocene

If you would like to meet with Liviu please let me know asap (il261@cam.ac.uk). There are opportunities to talk to him before the seminar and after 2:00 pm

UserLiviu Giosan, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockThursday 20 April 2017, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

New Frontiers in Robotics - ONE DAY MEETING

ONE DAY MEETING FREE ENTRY NO BOOKING REQUIRED

UserOrganisers: Fumiya Iida and Jim Woodhouse.

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

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

Sedgwick Club talks

Planetary geology and the long-term scientific benefits of space resources

Part of Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

UserIan Crawford, UCL Birkbeck.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences, Tilley Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 16:15-16:45

Sedgwick Club talks

Indirect signatures of life in the alluvial stratigraphic record

Part of Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

UserNeil Davies, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences, Tilley Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 15:15-15:45

Sedgwick Club talks

How to weigh a dinosaur

Part of Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

UserSusie Maidment, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences, Tilley Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 14:45-15:15

Sedgwick Club talks

A lot of hot air: gas in volcanic eruptions

Part of Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

UserMarie Edmonds, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences, Tilley Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 14:00-14:30

Sedgwick Club talks

Cosmic Dust: The fastest little rocks on Earth

Part of Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

UserMatt Genge, Imperial.

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 11:30-12:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Sedgwick Club Conference 2017

Registration required at conf.sedg.club

UserSpeakers from Cambridge and beyond....

HouseDepartment of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 10:30-18:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Environmental diversity of Architecture

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Surface Response to Regional Dynamic Uplift: Examples from Madagascar

UserSimon Stephenson (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 03 March 2017, 16:00-17:00

Sedgwick Club talks

RESCHEDULED: ERC Equipoise careers presentation

Hear about careers in oil and gas, with free cheese and wine!

UserERC Equipoise .

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockThursday 02 March 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Special Seminars Department of Earth Science

Characterising exoplanet interiors

UserCaroline Dorn, National Centre for Space Research & Planetary Sciences University of Bern, Switzerland.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy, Madingley Rise.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2017, 14:00-14:45

Special Seminars Department of Earth Science

Abiotic chemical cycling on Earth and beyond

UserOllie Shorttle, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy, Madingley Rise.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2017, 12:05-12:50

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

SPECIAL TEA TIME TALK: Temblor, an app for all things seismic

UserRoss Stein (Scientist Emeritus, USGS).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockTuesday 28 February 2017, 16:00-17:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Volcano hunting in Papua New Guinea

UserLois Salem, Cambridge.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

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

Cabinet of Natural History

Natural history and the antiquarian

UserBoris Jardine (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 27 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Sedgwick Club talks

PhD Showcase

UserLawrence Cowton, Victoria Honour, Luke Grinham.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 20 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Sedgwick Club talks

Humans as the new geology

UserMike Ellis, BGS.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 13 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Modelling the Last Glacial-Interglacial Cycle: How sensitive are past climates?

UserPaul Valdes, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol.

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

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Sedgwick Club talks

20,000 Rocks Under The Sea: Journey to the Pito Deep

Live streaming from a research ship! Free and open to all.

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 07 February 2017, 17:00-18:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Mercury: Geology of the sun's innermost planet

UserDavid Rothery, Open University.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 30 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Late Quaternary tephrostratigraphies from East African lakes

UserChristine Lane, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockThursday 26 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Sedgwick Club talks

What keeps the Earth habitable?

UserPhilip Pogge von Strandmann, UCL Birkbeck.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 23 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Bullard Laboratories Wednesday Seminars

Volcano geodesy and plate boundary deformation in Iceland

UserProf Freysteinn Sigmundsson, Nordic Volcanological Centre.

HouseMarine/Wolfson Building lecture hall, Bullard Labs..

ClockWednesday 18 January 2017, 16:00-17:00

Department of Earth Sciences Seminars (downtown)

The Bardarbunga volcanic system, Iceland, and its 2014-2015 dyking event, major eruption, and slow caldera collapse

UserFreysteinn Sigmundsson, Nordic Volcanological Center, Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 17 January 2017, 12:00-13:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Melt Production in the Mantle due to Deglaciation in Iceland

UserIsarapong Eksinchol (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 02 December 2016, 16:00-17:00

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

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The anti-feminist construction of the 'midlife crisis'

UserSusanne Schmidt (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockTuesday 29 November 2016, 17:00-18:30

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Deformation and Microseismicity of the Groningen Gas Reservoir

UserJonathan Smith (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Climate change and local wildlife

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Molecular medicines for the lysosome

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

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

Generation to Reproduction Seminars

Making pregnancy public in seventeenth-century England

UserLeah Astbury (Department of History and Philosphy of Science).

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

ClockTuesday 01 November 2016, 17:00-18:30

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

Department of Earth Sciences Seminars (downtown)

The composition of Earth and Exo-planets

UserAmy Bonsor, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

HouseHarker 1 seminar room, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2016, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - Nanostructured steel: the challenge of manufacture

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Sedgwick Club talks

Mercury: Geology of the sun's innermost planet

UserDavid Rothery, Open University.

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 24 October 2016, 17:00-18:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Magmatism and Dynamic Topography Of Libya

UserPatrick Ball (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 21 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

Origin of the Hawaiian-Emperor Bend: New Evidence

UserRichard G. Gordon - Rice University .

HouseMarine/Wolfson Building lecture hall..

ClockTuesday 18 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Packing dominoes and other shapes

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Post-seismic Deformation and Fault Mechanics at Bam, Iran

UserSam Wimpenny (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 07 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Title to be confirmed

UserClaire Nichols.

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 10 June 2016, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Large CO2 emissions from pre-industrial land use change – Does the carbon budget add up?

UserBenjamin Stocker. Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London.

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Rapidly inflating volcanic systems in the Andes

UserMartyn Unsworth from University of Alberta.

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 06 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

A formal subdivision of the Holocene Series/Epoch

UserMike Walker, School of Archaeology, History & Anthropology, Trinity Saint David, University of Wales, Lampeter, and Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University.

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Department of Earth Sciences Seminars (downtown)

Melt transport in the mantle: constraints from field observations and ideas for future work

HOSTED AT NEWTON INSTITUTE

UserPeter Kelemen, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory.

HouseNEWTON INSTITUTE - CLARKSON ROAD.

ClockMonday 18 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Special Seminars Department of Earth Science

Intraplate volcanism in Australia: insights from seismic imaging and geodynamic modelling

UserNicholas Rawlinson, School of Geosciences Geology and Petroleum Geology, University of Aberdeen .

HouseMarine/Wolfson Building lecture hall - Bullard Labs.

ClockWednesday 23 March 2016, 11:30-12:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Evolution of life - ONE DAY MEETING

ONE DAY MEETING

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

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre - New Museums Site.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Towards a cure for Alzheimer's Disease

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Sedgwick Club talks

Dinosaurs in the Crystal Palace Park

UserProfessor Joe Cain (University College London).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 07 March 2016, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

Einstein’s Brane

UserProf Paul Townsend (DAMTP Cambridge).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2016, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

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

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

Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

Flexural Mechanics of Subduction

UserNeil Ribe (CNRS, Universite Paris Sud).

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 22 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Climate Change Impacts in Polar Regions: Lessons from Antarctic Moss Bank Archives

UserProfessor Howard Griffiths (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 15 February 2016, 17:00-18:00

Bullard Laboratories Wednesday Seminars

Seismic Invisibility

UserDr David Al-Attar, Bullard Labs.

HouseMarine/Wolfson Building lecture hall, Bullard Labs..

ClockWednesday 10 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The maternal-fetal relationship since 1900

UserTatjana Buklijas (Liggins Institute and Central European University).

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

ClockTuesday 09 February 2016, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

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

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

Sedgwick Club talks

Landscape Response to Active Normal Faulting: Rivers, Rates and Dates

UserDr Alexander Whittaker (Imperial College, London).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 08 February 2016, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

The Higgs boson and beyond

UserProf John Ellis (King's College London).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 20:00-21:00

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

Sedgwick Club talks

The Ignorance Project

UserEkbal Hussain (University of Leeds; Geology for Global Development).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 01 February 2016, 17:00-18:00

Early Science and Medicine

Humours, spirits and souls: aetiology and therapeutics in medieval Islam

This seminar will start an hour earlier than usual, at 4pm

UserLiana Saif (University of Oxford).

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

ClockTuesday 26 January 2016, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

The fluid dynamics of a suspension of frazil ice crystals

UserDavid Rees Jones (Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics, University of Oxford).

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 25 January 2016, 13:00-14:00

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

Sedgwick Club talks

Mountains to Deserts: Insights from Garnet

UserDr Anna Bird (University of Hull).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 18 January 2016, 17:00-18:00

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

Seawater Cd isotopes

UserDr. Ruifang Xie - Climate and Geochemistry Group at the Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie.

House Harker 2, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockThursday 10 December 2015, 15:00-16:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Climate and Society: Examples of the climate impact on civilizations

UserSebastian Breitenbacher (Earth Sciences Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Physics Society

Quantum Computing and Teleportation

UserProf Richard Jozsa (DAMTP University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2015, 20:00-21:00

Sedgwick Club talks

The Search For New Planets

UserMaximilian Guenther (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 30 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

Mixing at the fringes of a rapidly melting Antarctic ice shelf

UserAlberto Naviera-Garabato (National Oceanography Centre, Southampton).

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 30 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

Title to be confirmed

UserProf Roland Smith (Imperial College).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2015, 20:00-21:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The medical book in the Victorian pornography trade

UserSarah Bull (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockTuesday 24 November 2015, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Epigenetic inheritance and parent-of-origin effects

UserProfessor Anne Ferguson Smith, Department of Genetics.

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

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

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Using the Land-Ocean Transition to understand coastal landscapes

UserMark Bateman (Department of Geography, University of Sheffield).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 19 November 2015, 17:30-18:30

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Seismic Oceanography of the Gulf of Mexico

UserAlex Dickinson (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 13 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

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

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

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

Early Science and Medicine

On the political use of physiognomy around 1500

This seminar will take place an hour earlier than usual, at 4pm

UserJoseph Ziegler (University of Haifa).

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

ClockTuesday 10 November 2015, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The human brain - a lesson in green technology

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

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

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

Sedgwick Club talks

The Long-Range Societal Impacts of Large Eruptions

UserProfessor Clive Oppenheimer (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 09 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

Tropical Cyclone Motion in the Presence of Surface Discontinuity and Topography

UserJohnny Chan (City University of Hong Kong, Trinity College Cambridge).

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 09 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Cenozoic Evolution of Dynamic Topography in Peninsular India

UserFred Richards (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 06 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Landscape Retreat and 'Jumping': Late Prehistoric Fenland Environmental Adaption/Response

UserChristopher Evans (Division of Archaeology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Physics Society

News from the Large Hadron Collider

UserProfessor Andy Parker (University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

Ghost Imaging

UserProf Miles Padgett (University of Glasgow).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2015, 20:00-21:00

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

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Post-seismic and post-glacial deformation of the Earth

UserOphelia Crawford (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 23 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Forensic Geology - Hero or Villain?

UserDr Andrew Moncrieff (Hawkins).

HouseHarker Room 1, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 19 October 2015, 17:00-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The last 1000 years in East Antarctica: insights from a new temperature proxy.

UserAnais Orsi, Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, Gif-sur-Yvette (France).

HouseCripps Meeting Room 4, Cripps Court Building, Chesterton Road, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

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

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

Special Seminars Department of Earth Science

Minding the Gap: The Local Tsunami Warning Problem

UserDiego Melgar, Seismological Laboratory, University of California Berkeley.

HouseMarine/Wolfson Building lecture hall - Bullard Labs.

ClockWednesday 09 September 2015, 14:00-14:45

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

Recent unprecedented state of eastern Mediterranean Sea within the last millennium

UserProf. Aldo Shemesh, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

House Harker 1, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockTuesday 30 June 2015, 16:00-17:00

HPS History Workshop

Tuning out knowledge: radio interface design in interwar Britain

UserBrandon Jackson (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 10 June 2015, 17:00-18:00

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

Theory of iron and iron-bearing minerals in the Earth: Electrical conductivity in the mantle and core and implications for the geodynamo

UserRonald Cohen, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington, and Dept. Earth Sciences, UCL, London, UK.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockTuesday 09 June 2015, 16:00-17:00

HPS History Workshop

Rock, paper, patents: between intellectual property and embodied knowledge

UserJenny Bulstrode (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 27 May 2015, 17:00-18:00

Department of Earth Sciences Seminars (downtown)

TBD

UserProfessor David Johnston, Harvard University.

HouseHarker 1 seminar room, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 19 May 2015, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Boron isotopes as pH proxy: a critical evaluation

UserDr. Sambuddha Misra (Godwin Laboratory for Palaeoclimate Research, Earth Sciences Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseCripps Meeting Room 3, Cripps Court Building, Chesterton Road, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 14 May 2015, 17:30-18:30

HPS History Workshop

John von Neumann, Alan Turing and the origins of cellular automata

UserJonnie Penn (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 13 May 2015, 17:00-18:00

HPS History Workshop

Pedagogy and the vernacular in medieval astronomy

UserSeb Falk (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 29 April 2015, 17:00-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Beavers, brains, behaviour: the natural histories of 1950s psychiatry

UserKathryn Schoefert (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 27 April 2015, 13:00-14:15

Sedgwick Club talks

Ophiolite insights into the oxygen isotope composition of the Cambrian ocean

Sedgwick Club Conference 2015

UserDr Sasha Turchyn (University of Cambridge).

HouseTilley Lecture Theater, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 17:00-17:30

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