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Cambridge Public Policy Lecture Series

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture: Rt Hon Vince Cable, MP

UserRt Hon Vince Cable, MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and President of the Board of Trade.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockWednesday 23 April 2014, 18:00-19:30

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture I : Juggling with photons in a box and raising Schrödinger cats of radiation

UserProfessor Serge Haroche, College de Franceand and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 05 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture II : Counting and controlling photons non-destructively.

UserProfessor Serge Haroche, Collège de France and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 07 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Twilight of the Scientific Age

UserDr Martín López Corredoira (Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands).

HouseTodd-Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 19:00-20:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture III : Rydberg atoms in interaction : a new kind of quantum matter.

UserProfessor Serge Haroche, College de France and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Henslow Fellows Lectures - Resolving the early record of animal evolution: Insights from the enigmatic Ediacaran Biota

The first of two half-hour lectures by the Society's Henslow Fellows

UserDr Alexander Liu, Department of Earth Sciences.

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

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 18:00-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The Henslow Fellow Lectures - Use of random matrices

The second of two half-hour lectures by the Society's Henslow Fellows

UserDr Stephanie Jacquot, formerly of the Statistical Laboratory, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

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

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 18:30-19:00

Rausing Lecture

Waste, value and radioactive excess in Africa

Nineteenth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserGabrielle Hecht (University of Michigan).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockMonday 19 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

The sources of Charles Darwin's work on animal reasoning

UserFrancis Neary (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 26 May 2014, 13:00-14:15

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Private evening tour of Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Meet at the Brookside Gate entrance, 1 Brookside / Bateman Street, Cambridge, CB2 1JE.

UserGuides from the Friends of the Botanic Garden.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 18:30-20:00

The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN)

CUEN Annual Energy Conference: Gas - An (Un)Conventional Pathway towards our Energy Future?

There will be a poster session over lunch. Attendees are encouraged to showcase their research related to the conference topic.

User12 speakers from academia, policy and industry.

HouseJesus College Cambridge.

ClockMonday 09 June 2014, 09:00-18:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

I spy with my MRI....

UserDr Mick Mantle, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 13 June 2014, 18:15-19:15

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Noise in audio and electronics

UserDr Chris Hicks, Engineering Director of CEDAR Audio, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 16 June 2014, 19:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge: A walking tour around the historic city centre

Tickets £5. Limited numbers. Please contact John O’Toole to book.

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HouseMeet at steps of Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ.

ClockThursday 19 June 2014, 18:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge: A walking tour around the historic city centre

Tickets £5. Limited numbers. Please contact John O’Toole to book.

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HouseMeet at steps of Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ.

ClockThursday 19 June 2014, 18:30-21:00

Mordell Lectures

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Alex Eskin (University of Chicago).

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockThursday 03 July 2014, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Leslie Valiant FRS, Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, Harvard USA.

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

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

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