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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 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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Anti-cancer drugs for transmissible cancers in Tasmanian devils

UserMaximilian Stammnitz, Transmissible Cancer Group, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 19 October 2018, 17:45-19:10

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Innovation in networked-systems

UserDr Noa Zilberman, Department of Computer Science and Technology.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 02 November 2018, 17:45-19:10

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Antibiotics from Darwin’s chemistry set

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Unraveling the hidden microbial world of the river Cam.

UserLara Urban, European Bioinformatics Institute.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 09 November 2018, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Future developments in healthcare – does cancer lead the way?

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Cancer Research UK.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 17:45-19:10

Cambridge Philosophical Society

To be confirmed

UserProfessor Simon Tavaré FRS FMedSci, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

TBD

UserProfessor Sir John Gurdon, The Gurdon Institute.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 23 November 2018, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society talks

There be monsters: adaptations in Antarctic marine animal

UserDr Lloyd Peck, British Antarctic Survey.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 30 November 2018, 17:45-19:10

Darwin College Lecture Series

Visions

UserProfessor Paul Fletcher, Cambridge Neuroscience.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 18 January 2019, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Colour and Vision

UserProfessor Anya Hurlbert, Newcastle University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Evolution of the Eye

UserProfessor Dan-Eric Nilsson, Lund University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 01 February 2019, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Vision of Future Technology

UserMs Sophie Hackford, Wired Magazine.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Appearance and Physical Reality

UserProfessor Carlo Rovelli, International Centre for Theoretical Physics.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 15 February 2019, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Viewing the Universe

UserDr Carolin Crawford, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 22 February 2019, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Computer Vision

UserProfessor Andrew Blake, The Alan Turing Institute.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Perception of Visual Space

UserProfessor Colin Blakemore, School of Advanced Study.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 08 March 2019, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

200TH ANNIVERSARY TWO-DAY MEETING - The Futures of Sciences

200TH ANNIVERSARY TWO DAY MEETING FREE ENTRY NO BOOKING REQUIRED

UserOrganiser Professor Simon Conway Morris.

HouseLecture Room 0, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ.

ClockThursday 21 March 2019, 13:15-17:15

Cambridge Philosophical Society

200TH ANNIVERSARY TWO-DAY MEETING - The Futures of Sciences

200TH ANNIVERSARY TWO DAY MEETING FREE ENTRY NO BOOKING REQUIRED

UserOrganiser Professor Simon Conway Morris.

HouseLecture Room 0, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ.

ClockFriday 22 March 2019, 09:00-17:15

Mordell Lectures

Title and date to be confirmed

UserElon Lindenstrauss.

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockWednesday 01 May 2019, 17:00-18:00

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