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University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI)

Gender and Green Governance

UserProfessor Bina Agarwal, University of Manchester.

HouseLittle Hall Lecture Theatre, Sidgwick Site.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 16:30-17:30

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

University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI)

Human prosperity within planetary boundaries

UserJohan Rockström Professor in Environmental Sciences Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockTuesday 28 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI)

Literature and Conservation

UserRichard Mabey, Dame Fiona Reynolds, Blake Morrison, Dr John Fanshawe, Dr Paul Chirico, Dr Mina Gorji.

HouseLittle Hall Lecture Theatre, Sidgwick Site.

ClockTuesday 28 October 2014, 19:30-20:30

University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI)

Planetary Boundaries 2.0: the latest advancements on defining a safe operating space for humanity on Earth

UserJohan Rockström Professor in Environmental Sciences Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Human Metabolic Disease: Lessons from the extremes.

UserProf. Sir Stephen O'Rahilly, Clinical Biochemistry, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 19:30-21:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Title to be confirmed

UserSir John Walker, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2014, 20:00-21:15

Cambridge University Biological Society

Title to be confirmed

UserProf. Carlos Caldas (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2014, 19:00-20:30

Cabinet of Natural History

W.B. Carpenter and the wonder of microscopy

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

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Living Time Machine: Non-verbal intelligence

UserProf. Nicky Clayton FRS, Dept of Psychology, University of Cambridge and Clive Wilkins.

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

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 19:30-21:00

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Technological Innovation in Healthcare

This event may be recorded and made available internally or externally via http://research.microsoft.com. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recordings made. If you do not wish to have your image/voice recorded please consider this before attending

UserProfessor The Lord Darzi of Denham PC KBE FRS FMedSci HonFREng.

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockTuesday 18 November 2014, 16:30-17:30

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 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

PhD Information Event

UserProf. Steve Russell (University of Cambridge), Dr. Tim Weil (University of Cambridge).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 19:00-20:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Title to be confirmed

UserProf Austin Smith, Cambridge Stem Cell Institute.

HouseDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 02 December 2014, 20:00-21:15

Cambridge University Biological Society

Title to be confirmed

UserDr. Colin Russell (Department of Veterinary Medicine).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 19:00-20:30

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 Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Innovation in Practise

UserProf. Andy Hopper, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 19 January 2015, 19:30-21:00

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Ripping up the Rule Book in Formula One

UserProf. Tony Purnell, Systems Design, Royal Academy of Engineering.

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

ClockMonday 02 February 2015, 19:30-21:00

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 Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Some of my Accidents

UserProf. Stephen Richardson, Chemical Engineering, Imperial College.

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

ClockMonday 16 February 2015, 19:30-21:00

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

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 Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Meet the Authors

Held in association with the Cambridge Science Festival

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Theatre, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 16 March 2015, 19:30-21:00

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