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Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - Dicing with fate: the statistical physics of stem cell biology

UserProfessor Benjamin D Simons, Herchel Smith Professor of Physics, Department of Physics.

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

ClockMonday 12 October 2015, 18:00-19:00

Pembroke College Corporate Partnership Talks

Being Different: what difference does diversity make?

To register please contact corporate@pem.cam.ac.uk

UserVarious speakers.

HousePeterhouse Theatre, dinner in Hall in Pembroke.

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 15:00-22:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture I - Was Einstein Right? A Centennial Assessment

http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~cmw/

UserProfessor Clifford Will, Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of Florida.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 26 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture II - The Cosmic Barber: Counting Gravitational Hair in the Solar System and Beyond

http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~cmw/

UserProfessor Clifford Will, Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of Florida.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture III - On the Unreasonable Effectiveness of post-Newtonian Theory in Gravitational Physics

http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~cmw/

UserProfessor Clifford Will, Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of Florida.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Solving the current crisis in the NHS: why the powers that be are missing the point and why they don’t need to.

UserJan Filochowski, Clinical and Professional Adviser at CQC; NIHR; Commonwealth Fund and IHI.

HouseWolfson College, room TBC.

ClockFriday 06 November 2015, 18:15-19:15

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The human brain - a lesson in green technology

UserProfessor Simon Laughlin FRS, Professor of Neurobiology, Department of Zoology.

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

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

HONORARY FELLOWS LECTURE - Molecules against cancer or for very long-term memory

A COMPLIMENTARY DRINKS RECEPTION TO FOLLOW ON AFTER THE LECTURE WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE FOYER TO THE LECTURE THEATRE FOR ALL ATTENDEES

UserProfessor Roger Y Tsien ForMemRS, Department of Pharmacology, Chemistry and HHMI, University of California, San Diego.

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

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Epigenetic inheritance and parent-of-origin effects

UserProfessor Anne Ferguson Smith, Department of Genetics.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Personal Principles and the Political Game

UserBaroness Sayeeda Warsi, House of Lords.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 15 January 2016, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Wittgenstein's Games

UserProfessor A C Grayling, New College of the Humanities.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 22 January 2016, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Game of Crime and Punishment

UserMrs Nicky Padfield, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games in Sports

UserSir Dave Brailsford, Team Sky.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 05 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

"Losing the New Great Game"

UserMr Frank Ledwidge, Barrister, Writer and Lecturer.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 12 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games for the Brain

UserProfessor Barbara Sahakian, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 19 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games Animals Play

UserProfessor Nick Davies, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 26 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Game Theory of Conflict

UserDr Thomas C Schelling, University of Maryland.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 04 March 2016, 17:30-18:30

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