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Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Bitcoin as a source of verifiable public randomness

UserJoseph Bonneau, Center For Information Technology Policy, Princeton.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 30 September 2014, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge University Global Health Society

Privatisation of the NHS

UserProfessor Allyson Pollock; Professor of Public Health Research and Policy at Queen Mary University, London.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Clinical School, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 03 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Thinking about thinking about thought: Neural mechanisms for understanding other minds

PLEASE NOTE: ALL ZANGWILL CLUB TALKS THIS TERM WILL START AT THE EARLIER TIME OF 3.00PM

UserProfessor Rebecca Saxe, Associate professor of cognitive neuroscience, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserK.R. Rajagopal, Forsyth Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University.

HouseEngineering Department - LR4.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 13:00-15:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Jean André Peyssonnel and the coral island

UserSusannah Gibson (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 13:00-14:15

Zangwill Club

The Marshmallow Test: Understanding self-control and how to master it

THIS IS AN SPECIAL EXTRA ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR. PLEASE NOTE, THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor Walter Mischel, Niven Professor of Humane Letters in Psychology, Columbia University, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - The Computational Universe

UserProfessor Leslie Valiant FRS, T. Jefferson Coolidge Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Harvard USA.

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

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 18:00-19:00

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Gillian Brown, University of St Andrews.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 14 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Dopamine Neuron Regulation and its Disruption in Schizophrenia and Depression

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserAnthony A. Grace, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Quantitative Prediction of Solute Strengthening in Metal Alloys

UserProfessor William Curtin, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 14:30-16:00

Zangwill Club

Thinking flexibly and enhancing cognition

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor Verity Brown, FRSE, Provost of St Leonard¹s College, University of St Andrews.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Perception and belief in psychosis

UserProfessor Paul Fletcher, Department of Psychiatry.

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

ClockMonday 27 October 2014, 18:00-19:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Wireless in the Woods

UserProfessor Steven D Glaser, University of California at Berkeley.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 16:00-17:30

Zangwill Club

Neural Systems for Navigation

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserDr. Hugo Spiers, Senior Lecturer in Behavioural Neuroscience, UCL Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience, Experimental Psychology, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 31 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserViorica Patraucean Research Associate - Structures Group.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

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

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Concurrent computational multiscale modeling of granular materials: overlap coupling, micromorphic theory, stress and strain measures

UserRichard A. Regueiro, Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 16:00-17:30

Zangwill Club

Genes and environment in adolescent attachment: a challenge to the received wisdom?

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor Pasco Fearon, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 07 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Alex Wood, University of Stirling.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 11 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Title to be confirmed

UserLinnaea Stockall, Queen Mary University of London.

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 13 November 2014, 16:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

How independent of semantics are phonology and syntax? Evidence from Semantic Dementia

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserDr Karalyn Patterson, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and MRC-CBU, Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Cabinet of Natural History

W.B. Carpenter and the wonder of microscopy

UserEmma Pyle (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 13:00-14:15

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

Crossrail

Tea is served from 6pm

UserPatrick Griffin, Crossrail.

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

ClockThursday 20 November 2014, 18:30-20:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Eduard Arzt, INM Saarbrueken.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 14:30-16:00

Zangwill Club

Communicating risk and scientific uncertainty to the public and policy-makers

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Collecting natural history: Sloane's 'vegetable substances'

UserVictoria Pickering (Queen Mary University of London and Natural History Museum, London).

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

ClockMonday 24 November 2014, 13:00-14:15

Zangwill Club

Speech Rhythm and Temporal Structure: A Temporal Sampling Perspective on Phonology and Dyslexia

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor Usha Goswami, Professor of Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience, Director, Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 28 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserProf. Pieter de Wilde - Plymouth University.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 28 November 2014, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Andrew Lennon - Director of CDT Centre - CUED.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 05 December 2014, 15:00-16:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Reprogramming Animal Development

UserProfessor Sir John Gurdon, Gurdon Institute.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Negation in the History of Greek

UserGeoff Horrocks, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 22 January 2015, 16:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Development of an Athlete

UserDr Katherine Grainger, Olympic Athlete.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

G I TAYLOR LECTURE - Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Eugene Terentjev, Department of Physics.

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

ClockMonday 26 January 2015, 18:00-19:00

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

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

Development of Climate Science

UserProfessor Dame Julia Slingo, Met Office.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Title to be confirmed

UserFlorence Myles, University of Essex.

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 16:30-18:30

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

IET Prestige Lecture: Advanced Materials and 3D Printing for the Regeneration of Human tissues

Tea is served from 6pm

UserProfessor Kevin Shakesheff, Director Wolfson Centre for Tissue Engineering .

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

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 18:30-20:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Developing Sustainable Architecture

UserMr Michael Pawlyn, Architect.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V HILL LECTURE - Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Sir David Weatherall, University of Oxford.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Economic Development

UserDr Ha-Joon Chang, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Title to be confirmed

UserMalte Zimmermann, University of Potsdam.

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 16:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Technology Development

UserDr Hermann Hauser, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Malcolm Bolton, Department of Engineering.

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

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

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Title to be confirmed

UserSimon Kirby, University of Edinburgh.

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 23 April 2015, 16:30-18:30

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