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35 upcoming talks and 1711 talks in the archive: show first 500.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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