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Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

On the dynamics of phytoplankton blooms in experiments and the real world

UserAleksandra Lewandowska, Tvärminne Zoological Station, University of Helsinki.

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 12 November 2018, 13:00-14:00

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

The geologic history of seawater d18O

UserProfessor Itay Halevy - Weizmann Institute in Israel.

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

ClockMonday 12 November 2018, 11:00-12:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

From brain descriptions to brain explanations

UserProfessor Robert Turner, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2018, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Lecture has been cancelled - This Antibiotics from Darwin’s chemistry set

This lecture has been cancelled

UserProfessor Peter Leadlay FRS, Emeritus Herchel Smith Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 05 November 2018, 18:00-19:00

Sedgwick Club talks

The causes and consequences of the Messinian Salinity Crisis

UserProfessor Rachel Flecker - University of Bristol.

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

ClockMonday 05 November 2018, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Physics Society

Randomness in classical and quantum dynamics

UserProfessor Thomas Spencer, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2018, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Manipulating light at the nanoscale with plasmonics

UserDr Emilie Ringe Department of Material Science and Metallurgy and Department of Earth Sciences.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 22 October 2018, 18:00-19:00

Sedgwick Club talks

PhD showcase

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

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

ClockMonday 22 October 2018, 17:30-18:30

Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

Internal wave-induced mean flow

UserFelix Beckebanze, Mathematical Institute, Utrecht University.

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 22 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Re-thinking the boundaries of dendrochronology

UserProf. Ulf Buentgen (Department of Geography).

HouseCripps Auditorium, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 18 October 2018, 17:30-18:30

Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

Waves, turbulence and large-scale flows in mixed convective-stably-stratified fluids

Note change of venue (MR4)

UserLouis-Alexandre Couston, British Antarctic Survey.

HouseMR4, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 15 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

The long road to the Higgs boson

UserProfessor Sir Tejinder Virdee, Imperial College London.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2018, 20:00-21:00

Department of Earth Sciences Seminars (downtown)

Geochemical Constraints for Prebiotic Chemistry

UserDr Paul Rimmer, Cavendish Astrophysics, University of Cambridge.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 09 October 2018, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - Why the Ancient Continents are special: a geological detective story

UserProfessor James Jackson FRS, Professor of Active Tectonics, Department of Earth Sciences .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 08 October 2018, 18:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

The long-lost Paston Collection

UserSpike Bucklow (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge).

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

ClockMonday 08 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

Unsolved mysteries of fundamental physics

UserProfessor John Baez, University of California, Riverside.

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

ClockWednesday 03 October 2018, 20:00-21:00

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

The search for extraterrestrial life

UserDr. Seth Shostak, SETI Institute.

HousePhysiology Lecture Theatre, Downing Street.

ClockSaturday 22 September 2018, 16:45-17:30

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

Climate change now and in the future

UserDame Julia Slingo, Cabot Institute, University of Bristol.

HousePhysiology Lecture Theatre, Downing Street.

ClockSaturday 22 September 2018, 14:45-15:30

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

Defining the Anthropocene

UserProfessor Mark Maslin, University College London.

HousePhysiology Lecture Theatre, Downing Street.

ClockSaturday 22 September 2018, 14:00-14:45

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

The co-evolution of life and environments

UserProfessor Nick Butterfield, University of Cambridge.

HousePhysiology Lecture Theatre, Downing Street.

ClockSaturday 22 September 2018, 10:00-10:45

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

Sedgwick’s legacy

UserProfessor Jim Secord, University of Cambridge.

HousePhysiology Lecture Theatre, Downing Street.

ClockSaturday 22 September 2018, 09:15-10:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Volcano monitoring using cross-correlation of continuous seismic data

UserClare Donaldson (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 27 April 2018, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Record of abrupt changes of last climate cycle in European glacial dust deposits

UserDenis-Didier Rousseau - Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique & CERES-ERTI.

HouseBawden Room, West Court, Jesus College.

ClockThursday 26 April 2018, 17:30-18:30

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

Paleo-perspectives on the changing Arctic Ocean

UserLeonid Polyak from the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center.

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

ClockThursday 26 April 2018, 11:00-12:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

What we don’t know about the Universe from the very small to the very big : ONE DAY MEETING

ONE DAY MEETING FREE ENTRY NO BOOKING REQUIRED

UserOrganisers Professor Ron Horgan and Dr Matt Wingate.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA.

ClockFriday 23 March 2018, 09:00-17:15

Occasional Earth Science Seminars

Impact-driven tectonism during the Hadean

UserCraig O'Neill,, Director of the Macquarie Planetary Research Centre, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia..

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

ClockWednesday 21 March 2018, 12:00-13:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Improving on Nature: Biotechnology and the Ethics of Animal Enhancement

UserDr Sarah Chan, Usher Institute for Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

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

ClockTuesday 13 March 2018, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

New micro-machines, new materials

UserProfessor Mark Warner FRS, Professor of Theoretical Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 12 March 2018, 18:00-19:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Icelandic Icequakes and Where to Find Them

UserTom Hudson (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 02 March 2018, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

Volcanoes and Explosions

UserProfessor Andy Woods (BP Institute, Department of Earth Sciences).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 28 February 2018, 20:00-21:00

Bullard Laboratories Wednesday Seminars

Cancelled due to weather conditions

UserProf. Ken McCaffrey, Durham University.

HouseMarine/Wolfson Building lecture hall, Bullard Labs..

ClockWednesday 28 February 2018, 16:00-17:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Human Brain Development Modelled in a Dish

UserDr Madeline Lancaster, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge.

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

ClockTuesday 27 February 2018, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V HILL LECTURE - The cortex and the hand of the primate: a special relationship

UserProfessor Roger Lemon, Sobell Chair of Neurophysiology, Institute of Neurology, University College London.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 26 February 2018, 18:00-19:00

Sedgwick Club talks

The formation of the solar system

UserProf Sara Russell (Natural History Museum).

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

ClockMonday 26 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Modeling and understanding of Quaternary climate cycles

Normal time and place

UserAndrey Ganopolski, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

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

ClockThursday 22 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Physics Society

Emergence in Physics: Life, the Universe and the Nature of Reality

UserProfessor Stephen Blundell (Correlated Electrons Group, University of Oxford).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 21 February 2018, 20:00-21:00

Special Seminars Department of Earth Science

Quantifying physiological rates in ancient algae.

UserHarry-Luke McClelland, Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St Louis, US .

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

ClockTuesday 20 February 2018, 14:00-14:45

Special Seminars Department of Earth Science

Ocean chemistry and the rise of metazoans.

UserRomain Guilbaud, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, UK .

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

ClockTuesday 20 February 2018, 12:15-13:00

Special Seminars Department of Earth Science

Is modern biodiversity exceptional for the Phanerozoic?

UserRoger Close, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK .

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

ClockTuesday 20 February 2018, 10:15-11:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Chronicling Ethiopia’s explosive volcanic past using lake sediments

UserDr Catherine Martin-Jones ( Department of Geography, University of Cambridge).

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

ClockMonday 19 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Geophysical and Environmental Processes (DAMTP/BPI)

Chemical convection and stratification at the top of the Earth's outer core

UserMatthieu Bouffard, Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research.

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 19 February 2018, 13:00-14:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Modelling the evolution of an orogenic wedge: Applications to the Makran

UserThomasina Ball (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 16:00-17:00

Sedgwick Club talks

Illuminating the origins of complex life: Spatial analysis of Ediacaran ecosystems

UserDr Emily Mitchell (Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge).

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

ClockMonday 12 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Physics Society

Tying Knots in Wavefunctions

UserProfessor Mark Dennis (Theoretical Physics Group, University of Bristol).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 07 February 2018, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

HONORARY FELLOWS PRIZE LECTURE - Towards a silent aircraft

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

UserProfessor Dame Ann Dowling OM DBE FRS FREng, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Professor of Mechanical Engineering.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 07 February 2018, 18:00-19:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Light, Sleep & Circadian Rhythms-Biology to Therapeutics

UserProfessor Russell Foster, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Oxford.

HouseWolfson LT, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 20:00-21:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

On the role of the Southern Ocean in modulating (past) climate variability

Please note different time/venue

UserSamuel Jaccard, University of Bern.

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

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

A Turbulent World (...and what happens if you spin it)

UserProfessor Alexander Schekochihin (Theoretical Astrophysics and Plasma Physics, University of Oxford).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 31 January 2018, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

G I TAYLOR LECTURE - Waves in the airways: a carpet of microscopic rowers keeps us alive

UserProfessor Pietro Cicuta, Professor of Biological Physics, Biological and Soft Systems, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 29 January 2018, 18:00-19:00

Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks

Extension and Dynamics in the High Andes

UserSam Wimpenny (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Old House.

ClockFriday 26 January 2018, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

Polariton Graph Optimisers

UserProfessor Natalia Berloff (DAMTP, Quantum Fluids Group).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 24 January 2018, 20:00-21:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

It's Not All About The Science

UserDr Anna Barnes, Institute of Nuclear Medicine, University College London.

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

ClockTuesday 23 January 2018, 20:00-21:00

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

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