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From 'clap-trap and flummery' to 'scope and methods' – the Royal Geographical Society's lantern-slide lectures, c.1886–1913
Emily Hayes (University of Exeter).
Monday 30 November 2015, 13:00-14:15
This lecture will be dedicated to the memory of Professor Sir Sam Edwards, Past President of CSAR who died earlier this year
Professor James Jackson CBE, FRS, Professor of Active Tectonics, University of Cambridge.
Monday 30 November 2015, 19:15-21:00
Dr Hélène Gautier (PDN) and Dr Leila Muresan (CAIC).
Wednesday 02 December 2015, 18:30-20:00
Dr Ross Piper.
Wednesday 02 December 2015, 19:30-21:00
Free & open to the public
Helen Anne Curry, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge.
Thursday 03 December 2015, 19:00-20:30
The role of perceived injustice in chronic pain: Outcomes, mechanisms, and opportunities for intervention
Dr Whitney Scott, King’s College London.
Friday 04 December 2015, 18:00-19:15
The lecture will be preceded by a short presentation entitled "In the African Bush: Researching the Rhino Poaching Crisis in South Africa" given by Katrin Pfeil
Dr Hermann Hauser KBE, FRS, FREng, FinstP, C Phys Co-Founder and Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners.
Monday 07 December 2015, 19:30-21:00
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, House of Lords.
Friday 15 January 2016, 17:30-18:30
Dr Menelas Pangalos, Executive Vice-President, Astra Zeneca.
Monday 18 January 2016, 19:30-21:00
Mrs Nicky Padfield, University of Cambridge.
Friday 22 January 2016, 17:30-18:30
Professor A C Grayling, New College of the Humanities.
Friday 29 January 2016, 17:30-18:30
Depicting the Dead and Verifying the Visage Facial identification:Forensic and Archaeological Application
Professor Caroline Wilkinson, Director, Face Lab, Liverpool John Moores University.
Monday 01 February 2016, 19:30-21:00
Sir Dave Brailsford, Team Sky.
Friday 05 February 2016, 17:30-18:30
Dr Frank Ledwidge, Barrister, Writer and Lecturer.
Friday 12 February 2016, 17:30-18:30
Professor Barbara Sahakian, University of Cambridge.
Friday 19 February 2016, 17:30-18:30
Professor Nick Davies, University of Cambridge.
Friday 26 February 2016, 17:30-18:30
Dr Nigel Bennee FBCS, The EDSAC Replica Project, The National Museum of Computing.
Monday 29 February 2016, 19:30-21:00
Dr Thomas C Schelling, University of Maryland.
Friday 04 March 2016, 17:30-18:30
Dr Graham Farmelo,Physicist, Author, Historian.
Saturday 12 March 2016, 19:30-21:00
Speakers to be confirmed.
Monday 04 April 2016, 19:00-21:00
Dr Emily Shuckburgh, Deputy Head of Polar Oceans, British Antactic Survey.
Monday 16 May 2016, 19:30-21:00
Professor Monica Grady CBE, Professor of Planetary and Space Science, The Open University.
Monday 06 June 2016, 19:30-21:00
Professor Max Fordham OBE,RDI,FREng,MA,FCIBSE,Hon FRIBA.
Monday 20 June 2016, 19:00-21:00
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