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Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Creating and erasing memories with epigenetics

UserProf. Wolf Reik FRS FMedSci, Babraham Institute, University of Cambridge.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 23 January 2017, 19:30-21:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Social representations and political thought

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Christian Staerklé, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 24 January 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Symposium: Nanomedicine

UserSir Mark Welland and Ruth Cameron.

HouseFisher Buidling, St John's College.

ClockTuesday 24 January 2017, 19:00-20:30

Zangwill Club

Weaponized Lies: An American neuroscientist speaks on the post-truth era (and what we can do about it)

User Daniel J, Levitin PhD, Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute and University of California at Berkeley.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 27 January 2017, 16:30-18:00

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

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Notes on the verbal domain in Meadow Mari

UserDr Diane Nelson, University of Leeds.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 16:30-18:30

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

A multiscale modelling strategy for virtual design of metallic alloys

UserProf Javier LLorca, IMDEA Materials Institute, University of Madrid.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Vision, Decision, and Navigation in Mouse Parietal Cortex

UserProfessor Matteo Carantini, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 16:30-18:00

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

TBC

UserDr. Jehangir Cama, Physics Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College, Roger Needham Room.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 17:45-19:10

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 06 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Black Holes at Work

Userprof. Andy Fabian OBE FRS, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 06 February 2017, 19:30-21:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Uncovering the Glass Cliff: Women's leadership roles in times of crisis

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Michelle Ryan, University of Exeter and University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 07 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Modelling the human brain: Psychometric and neurodevelopmental perspectives

UserDr Roger Kievit (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) & Dr Lizanne Schweren (Department of Psychiatry).

House Postdoc Centre, Biomedical Campus, Bay 13, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0SP.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2017, 18:30-20:00

Zangwill Club

Learning to learn: lessons from action video games

UserProfessor Daphne Bavelier, University of Geneva.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 February 2017, 16:30-18:00

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Can mobile phones help people quit smoking?

UserDr. Felix Naughton, Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology, University of East Anglia.

HouseWolfson College.

ClockFriday 10 February 2017, 17:45-19:10

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

Zangwill Club

Value and confidence signals in the human brain - implications for decision making?

UserProfessor Mathias Pessiglione, Motivation, Brain & Behavior lab Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle, Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 February 2017, 16:30-18:00

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Citizens, Science and Science for Citizens

UserProf. Dame Athene Donald DBE FRS, Dept Physics, Churchill College, University of Cambridge.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 20 February 2017, 19:30-21:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Social Identity: The enactment and performance of religious identities

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserDr Nicholas Hopkins, University of Dundee, Scotland.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Organoids - making organs in a dish

UserMeri Huch (Gurdon Institute) & Iva Kelava (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2017, 18:30-20:00

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

IET PRESTIGE LECTURE - ROBOTS HELPING PEOPLE

Tea is served from 6pm

UserProfessor Yiannis Demiris, Imperial College.

HouseWolfson Lecture Room , Churchill College, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockThursday 23 February 2017, 18:30-20:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Engineered growth factor microenvironments for regenerative medicine

UserProf. Saleron-Sanchez, Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Glasgow University.

HouseLR6, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

ClockFriday 24 February 2017, 14:00-15:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Politics

UserProfessor Matthew Goodwin, University of Kent.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cabinet of Natural History

Changes in the culture of biological recording, 1955–2015

UserChris Preston (Department of History and Philosophy of Science) and Mark Hill.

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

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

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Attitudinal Influences on Moral Judgments

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Bogdan Wojciszke, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Poland.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 28 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

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

Zangwill Club

Cognitive Approaches to Understanding Worry

UserProfessor Elaine Fox, Professor of Psychology and Affective Neuroscience, University of Oxford .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 03 March 2017, 16:30-18:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Ageing

UserProfessor Sarah Harper, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

A trick of the light? Development, function and evolution of plant nanostructures that influence animal behaviour

UserProf. Beverley Glover FLS, Dept of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge and Director of the Cambridge University Botanic Gardens.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 06 March 2017, 19:30-21:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Developmental changes after early adversity: lessons from adoption research

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Jesus Palacios, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 07 March 2017, 13:00-14:00

"Postdoc Masterclass" for All Life Scientists

Membrane Proteins

UserHarriet Parsons & David Minde (Cambridge Centre for Proteomics).

House Postdoc Centre, Biomedical Campus, Bay 13, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0SP.

ClockWednesday 08 March 2017, 18:30-20:00

Zangwill Club

Optimality and irrationality in human decision-making

UserProfessor Christopher Summerfield, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 March 2017, 16:30-18:00

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

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Title to be confirmed

UserProf Jane Stuart-Smith, University of Glasgow.

HouseGR04, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 16 March 2017, 16:30-18:30

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

Bio Analyser Systems: An introduction to the principles and engineering of equipment to analyse biological samples

UserDavid Molony CEng – independent Engineering Consultant. Formerly technical lead at TAP Biosystems.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department LT0.

ClockThursday 16 March 2017, 18:30-20:00

Zangwill Club

Observations from the Edge of Beauty

UserMr Clive Wilkins, Artist in Residence, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Towards General Artificial Intelligence

UserDr Demis Hassabis, Co-founder and CEO of DeepMind, Vice President of Engineering at Google DeepMind.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 20 March 2017, 19:30-21:00

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

Capitalism on the Edge

Capitalism on the Edge - What can women do to change how Capitalism works?

UserCarolyn Fairbairn, Dame Pauline Green, Natasha Landell-Mills.

HouseMurray Edwards College.

ClockThursday 06 April 2017, 17:15-19:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Ritual, Community, and Conflict

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Harvey Whitehouse, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 02 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Architecture for Resilience - surviving earthquakes, tornadoes, fire and floods.

UserDr Emily So MEng CEng MICE, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, Director of Cambridge Architectural Research Ltd..

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 08 May 2017, 19:30-21:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Sperm Donation and Motherhood: British and French perspectives

This is a joint seminar, featuring talks by Dr Sophie Zadeh and her collaborators. Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserDr Sophie Zadeh, University of Cambridge, Prof Nikos Kalampalikis, Université Lumiere Lyon 2 (France), & Marjolaine Doumergue, Université Lumiere Lyon 2 (France).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 16 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The metalsmith of the future

UserDr. Evripides Loukaides, Lecturer, University of Bath.

HouseWolfson College.

ClockFriday 19 May 2017, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Title to be confirmed

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseWolfson College.

ClockFriday 26 May 2017, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Title to be confirmed

UserTim J Smith, Birkbeck, University of London.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 02 June 2017, 17:45-19:10

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

"The world in 2050" - Human extinction risks

UserLord Martin Rees OM FRS FREng FMedSci, Trinity College and Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge. Astronomer Royal..

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 05 June 2017, 19:30-21:00

Mordell Lectures

Title to be confirmed

UserLaura DeMarco (North West University).

HouseTBC.

ClockThursday 08 June 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Mutational processes in the human genome

UserDr Serena Nik-Zainal, Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow & CDF Group Leader, Cancer Genome Project, Sanger Institute. .

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 19 June 2017, 19:30-21:00

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