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11 upcoming talks and 1338 talks in the archive.

Cambridge Philosophical Society

G I Taylor Lecture - Life in Moving Fluids

Check website for latest updates and booking information http://www.cambridgephilosophicalsociety.org

UserProfessor Eric Lauga, Professor of Applied Mathematics, DAMTP.

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre, New Museums Site, Downing Street, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 28 March 2022, 18:30-19:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Light-rechargeable Batteries: A New tool to Fight Climate Change?

Check website for latest updates and booking information http://www.cambridgephilosophicalsociety.org

UserProfessor Michael de Volder, Professor of Advanced Materials Engineering, Institute for Manufacturing .

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre, New Museums Site, Downing Street, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 14 March 2022, 18:30-19:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Political Economy of Conservation and Food Security

UserProfessor Bhaskar Vira, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 11 March 2022, 17:30-18:30

Mordell Lectures

Dynamics of dilute gases: a statistical approach

UserLaure Saint-Raymond, ENS Lyon.

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockThursday 10 March 2022, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Gravitational waves: space-time mavericks in the cosmos.

UserProfessor Alberto Vecchio PhD, FRAS, Professor of Astrophysics, Director of the Institute of Gravitational Wave Astronomy, University of Birmingham.

HouseLocation: Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, and Zoom.

ClockMonday 07 March 2022, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Archaeology and Discovering the Food of the Past

UserProfessor Martin Jones, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 04 March 2022, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Imaging cancer metabolism - Out of the lab and into the clinic

Check website for latest updates and booking information http://www.cambridgephilosophicalsociety.org or https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lecture-professor-kevin-brindle-tickets-260329090317

UserProfessor Kevin Brindle FMedSci FRS, Professor of Biomedical Magnetic Resonance, Department of Biochemistry and Cancer Research UK, Cambridge Institute, Li Ka Shing Centre.

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre, New Museums Site, Downing Street, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 28 February 2022, 18:30-19:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Food and Cultural History

UserDr Melissa Calaresu, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 25 February 2022, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Honorary Fellows Lecture - Using electron microscopy to understand the molecules of life

Check website for latest updates and booking information http://www.cambridgephilosophicalsociety.org or https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/honorary-fellows-lecture-professor-richard-henderson-tickets-260346963777

UserProfessor Richard Henderson CH FRS FMedSci HonFRSC, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 23 February 2022, 18:30-19:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Food as Expression

UserMr Alex Rushmer, Chef.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 18 February 2022, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Should we Automate?

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UserProfessor Duncan McFarlane, Professor of Industrial Information Engineering and Head, Distributed Informaiion and Automation Laboratory, Department of Engineering.

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre, New Museums Site, Downing Street, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 14 February 2022, 18:30-19:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

X-rays and Food Safety

UserDr Richard Parmee, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 11 February 2022, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Food, Power and Society

UserMs Sarah Mukherjee, IEMA.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 04 February 2022, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Should Cats and Dogs go Vegan?

UserProfessor Andrew Knight, University of Winchester.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 28 January 2022, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Next-Generation Solar Photovoltaics

UserDr. Sam Stranks, Chemical Eng. & Biotechnology/Cavendish Lab.

HouseLocation: With luck, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College.

ClockMonday 24 January 2022, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Food and Climate Change

UserProfessor Sarah Bridle, University of York.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 21 January 2022, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Early detection of cancer: learning from the oesophagus, or how long is a piece of string?

UserProfessor Rebecca Fitzgerald, Professor of Cancer Prevention and Interim Director at the MRC Cancer Unit, University of Cambridge.

HouseLocation: Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, and Zoom.

ClockMonday 29 November 2021, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The Biology of Eating

Check website for latest updates and booking information http://www.cambridgephilosophicalsociety.org or go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lecture-by-professor-sadaf-farooqi-tickets-188170812967

UserProfessor Sadaf Farooqi, Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow and Professor of Metabolism and Medicine, Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, Department of Medicine.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 22 November 2021, 18:30-19:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Deep AI Research in Health and Life Sciences

UserDr. Kenji Takeda, Director of Academic Health and AI Partnerships, Microsoft Research, Cambridge.

HouseLocation: Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, and Zoom.

ClockMonday 15 November 2021, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Urban tunneling - the challenges of creating underground space in historic cities

Check website for latest updates and booking information http://www.cambridgephilosophicalsociety.org or go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lecture-professor-giulia-viggiani-infrastructure-geotechnics-tickets-188169037657

UserProfessor Giulia Viggiani, Professor of Infrastructure Geotechnics, Department of Engineering.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 08 November 2021, 18:30-19:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Honorary Fellows Lecture - Should we trust statistics?

Check website for latest updates and booking information http://www.cambridgephilosophicalsociety.org or go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/honorary-fellows-lecture-professor-sir-david-spiegelhalter-frs-obe-tickets-188164062777

UserProfessor Sir David Spiegelhalter FRS OBE Chair, Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 03 November 2021, 18:30-19:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V Hill Lecture - The Rewarded Brain

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UserProfessor Wolfram Schultz Professor of Neuroscience Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 25 October 2021, 18:30-19:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Productivity Puzzle

UserProfessor Diane Coyle, Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge.

HouseLocation: With luck, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College.

ClockMonday 18 October 2021, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Larmor Lecture - Covid, Chaos and Climate: How mathematical models help to explain the universe

Check website for latest updates and booking information http://www.cambridgephilosophicalsociety.org or go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/larmor-lecture-professor-chris-budd-tickets-177983973857

UserProfessor Chris Budd OBE, FIMA, C Math, NTF Dept. of Mathematical Sciences University of Bath .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 11 October 2021, 18:30-19:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

CSAR Forum - Bridging the Gap

UserSpeakers from Arm, Microsoft and the University of Cambridge..

HouseLocation: Zoom. See CSAR website for joining information..

ClockTuesday 06 July 2021, 18:00-19:15

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

CSAR webinar: Sounding out wearable and audio data for health diagnostics.

UserProfessor Cecilia Mascolo, Professor of Mobile Systems, Department of Computer Science and Technology; Co-director for the Centre for Mobile, Wearable Systems and Augmented Intelligence, Cambridge University.

HouseLocation: Zoom. See CSAR emails for joining information..

ClockMonday 10 May 2021, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

CSAR webinar: Graphene and GaN - From Basic Science to Manufacturing Devices

UserProf Sir Colin Humphreys, Professor of Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London..

HouseLocation: Zoom. See CSAR emails for joining information..

ClockMonday 19 April 2021, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

G I Taylor Lecture - title to be confirmed

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UserDr Debora Sijacki, Institute of Astronomy.

HouseYouTube link to be confirmed.

ClockFriday 26 March 2021, 00:00-00:01

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Phylogenetic network analysis of SARS-CoV-2 genomes - tracing the origins of the epidemic

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UserDr Peter Forster, (Cambridge).

HouseYouTube link to be confirmed.

ClockFriday 26 March 2021, 00:00-00:01

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LECTURE - title to be confirmed

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UserDr Daniel Munoz-Espin, Group Leader in Cancer Early Detection, Department of Oncology.

HouseYouTube link to be confirmed.

ClockFriday 26 March 2021, 00:00-00:01

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Universal Darwinism: A Health Check at Forty

YouTube upload date to follow soon

UserProfessor Tim Lewens, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

HouseYouTube link to be confirmed.

ClockWednesday 24 March 2021, 00:00-00:01

Darwin College Lecture Series

Blood Sculptures

UserMr Marc Quinn, Artist.

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 12 March 2021, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Cold Blood

UserProfessor Stuart Egginton, University of Leeds.

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 05 March 2021, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Larmor Lecture - Climate change and cascading risks

YouTube Lecture available online now

UserProfessor Tim Benton Research Director – Emerging Risks, and Director – Energy, Environment and Resources Programme Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House.

Househttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SW7XLjb1S08.

ClockTuesday 02 March 2021, 00:00-00:01

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V Hill Lecture - Kings and Queens of the Mountain: Studies of Extreme Physiology in Himalayan Sherpas

YouTube Lecture available online now

UserDr Andrew Murray, Metabolic Physiology, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.

Househttps://youtu.be/keEFh3za-Eo.

ClockTuesday 02 March 2021, 00:00-00:01

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Lecture - Modern Molecular Science and How is it Changing our Life - Dr Ljiljana Fruk

YouTube Lecture available online now

UserDr Ljiljana Fruk, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.

HouseYoutube https://youtu.be/e_AZzwsLbfw.

ClockTuesday 02 March 2021, 00:00-00:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Blood villains and heros

UserMs Rose George, Journalist.

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 26 February 2021, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

CSAR webinar: Driving Insurance Innovation: Data Science and Research at Aviva

UserSimon Warsop, FIA, Life Analytics Director | Partner, Aviva Quantum Data Science and Research at Aviva.

HouseLocation: Zoom. See CSAR emails for joining information..

ClockMonday 22 February 2021, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Bloodlines of the British

UserProfessor Sir Walter Bodmer, University of Oxford.

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Dracula, Vampires and the New Woman

UserProfessor Carol Senf, Georgia Institute of Technology.

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 12 February 2021, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Hunt for Exoplanets

UserProfessor Didier Queloz, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge.

HouseLocation: Your choice. See CSAR website or emails for joining information..

ClockMonday 08 February 2021, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Blood in Motion: The Physics of Blood Flow

UserProfessor Tim Pedley, University of Cambridge.

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 05 February 2021, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Transitional Bleeding in Early Modern England

UserDr Sara Read, Loughborough University.

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 29 January 2021, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

ONLINE LECTURE - title to be confirmed

ONLINE LECTURE - YOUTUBE UPLOAD DATE TO FOLLOW SOON

UserProfessor Tim Lewens, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

HouseYou tube link to be confirmed.

ClockThursday 28 January 2021, 00:00-00:01

Darwin College Lecture Series

Battle Blood

UserDr Claire Roddie, UCL.

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 22 January 2021, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The End of the World (again) .... or, Lessons from the Black Death

UserProfessor John Robb, Professor of European Prehistory, University of Cambridge Department of Archaeology.

HouseLocation: Zoom. See CSAR emails for joining information..

ClockMonday 11 January 2021, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Tooth Regeneration and Repair: Dentistry in the 21st century

UserProfessor Paul Sharpe, King's College London, Head of the Centre for Craniofacial & Regenerative Biology, Dickinson Professor of Craniofacial Biology..

HouseLocation: Zoom. See CSAR emails for joining information..

ClockMonday 30 November 2020, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Osseointegration, approaching 1,000 cases.

UserProfessor Munjed Al Muderis, MB ChB FRACS FAOrthA; Orthopedic Surgeon, School Of Medicine, University Of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney; School of Medicine Macquarie University.

HouseLocation: Zoom. See CSAR website or emails for joining information..

ClockMonday 02 November 2020, 09:00-10:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Electronics on the brain

UserProfessor George Malliaras, Prince Philip Professor of Technology, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseLocation: Your choice. See CSAR website or emails for joining information..

ClockMonday 12 October 2020, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Zero cases - the lessons from New Zealand

UserProfessor Michael Baker, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand..

HouseLocation: Your choice! See email reminders or "Attending Lectures" for details of how to join in..

ClockWednesday 17 June 2020, 10:00-11:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

What policy makers need to know about COVID-19 protective immunity.

UserProfessor Danny Altmann, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Immunology and Inflammation, Imperial College Hammersmith Hospital Campus..

HouseLocation: Your choice! See email reminders or "Attending Lectures" for details of how to join in..

ClockWednesday 03 June 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Meeting Cancelled - Science and the Futures of Medicine - One Day meeting

Meeting has been cancelled

UserOrganisers: Professor Ashok Venkitaraman and Dr James Fraser.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department LT0.

ClockFriday 20 March 2020, 09:00-17:15

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Let food be thy medicine.

UserProfessor Nita Forouhi, MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Wolfson Hall, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge, CB3 0DS.

ClockMonday 09 March 2020, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Vibration and Acoustics of Everyday Things

UserDr Anurag Agarawal, Department of Engineering 18.00 - 19.00 .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 09 March 2020, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Archaeological Mysteries

UserDr Albert Yu-Min Lin, Explorer, Scientist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 06 March 2020, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

HONORARY FELLOWS LECTURE - What is epigenetics? And is it important?

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

UserSir David Baulcombe, Royal Society Edward Penley Abraham Research Professor, Department of Plant Sciences 18.00 - 19.00 .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2020, 18:00-19:00

Lady Margaret Lectures

On Not Writing Poetry at the Brasserie Lipp

UserProfessor Sir Michael Edwards OBE.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2020, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Simpson's question: How does behaviour determine evolution?

UserProfessor Rebecca Kilner, Department of Zoology 18.00 - 19.00 .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 24 February 2020, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Enigmatic Premodern Book

UserProfessor Erik Kwakkel, University of British Columbia.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 21 February 2020, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Enigma of Emotion

UserDr Tiffany Watt Smith, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 14 February 2020, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Modern Molecular Science and How It Is Changing Our Life

UserDr Ljiljana Fruk, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology 18.00-19.00.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 10 February 2020, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Alan Turing and the Enigma Machine

UserDr James Grime, Mathematician, Lecturer.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 07 February 2020, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Decoding the Heavens: The Antikythera Mechanism

UserDr Jo Marchant, Journalist, Author.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 31 January 2020, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

G I TAYLOR LECTURE - The Silent Flight of the Owl

UserProfessor Nigel Peake, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics 18.00 - 19.00.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 27 January 2020, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Mysteries of Modern Physics

UserProfessor Sean Carroll, Caltech.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 24 January 2020, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Human Origins

UserDr Adam Rutherford, Author, Broadcaster.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 17 January 2020, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Air pollution and human health. Lessons learnt and challenges ahead.

UserProfessor Frank Kelly, Department of Analytical, Environmental and Forensic Sciences, King's College London.

HouseThe Wolfson Hall, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge, CB3 0DS.

ClockMonday 13 January 2020, 19:30-21:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture II : Exoplanets, Copernicus’ revolution on the move

All Welcome

UserProfessor Didier Queloz, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2019, 16:00-17:30

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture I : Exoplanets, Copernicus’ revolution on the move

All welcome

UserProfessor Didier Queloz, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 26 November 2019, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Next Generation of Children

UserProfessor Lucy Raymond, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Wolfson Hall, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge, CB3 0DS.

ClockMonday 11 November 2019, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

How to Hunt a Submarine

UserProfessor Tom Kӧrner, Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics. 18.00 to 19.00.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 11 November 2019, 18:00-19:00

Lady Margaret Lectures

Wataching Molecules in Action

UserProfessor Sir David Klenerman FRS FMedSci, Christ's College.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2019, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Cancer: when friends become foes, and how to make them friends again

UserProfessor Gerard Evan FRS FMedSci, Sir William Dunn Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry 18.00 - 19.00 .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 28 October 2019, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Big Data Psychometrics

UserDr. David Stilwell, Cambridge University Judge Business School.

HouseThe Wolfson Hall, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge, CB3 0DS.

ClockMonday 14 October 2019, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - Design of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds - Still Learning our ABC?

UserProfessor Serena Best, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy. 18.00 - 19.00.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 14 October 2019, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Gene eating

UserDr. Giles Yeo, Principal Research Associate, Metabolic Research Laboratories and MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Wolfson Hall, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge, CB3 0DS.

ClockMonday 13 May 2019, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

200TH ANNIVERSARY TWO DAY MEETING FREE ENTRY - OPEN TO ALL - 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

Joinings of higher rank diagonalizable actions

UserElon Lindenstrauss, Einstein Institute, Jerusalem.

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockThursday 21 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

200TH ANNIVERSARY TWO DAY MEETING - FREE ENTRY - OPEN TO ALL - 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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Perception of Visual Space

UserProfessor Sir Colin Blakemore, School of Advanced Study.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Computer Vision

UserProfessor Andrew Blake, Samsung AI Research Centre.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V HILL LECTURE - Cardiac Arrest: From Genes to Mechanisms to Mind

UserA V HILL LECTURE - Professor Pier Lambiase FRCP FHRS, Professor of Cardiology, UCL, London and St Barts London.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 25 February 2019, 18:00-19:00

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

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

Vision of Future Technology

UserMs Sophie Hackford, Futurist, co-founder 1715Labs.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

HONORARY FELLOWS LECTURE - The Fuel of Life

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

UserProfessor Sir John E Walker FRS FMedSci,Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Medical Research Council, Mitochondrial Biology Unit .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2019, 18:00-19:00

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

Lady Margaret Lectures

Getting the American Model Right: State Constitutional Revision and the Achievement of General Laws in the Mid-Nineteenth Century U.S.

UserProfessor Naomi Lamoreaux - Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics & History - Yale University.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2019, 17:30-19:00

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

Visions

UserProfessor Paul Fletcher, Cambridge Neuroscience.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Electrolysis: What Textbooks Don’t Tell Us

FREE EVENT

UserDr Hasok Chang, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 29 November 2018, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Epigenetic modifications

UserDr Magdalena J Koziol, Wellcome Trust Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockMonday 26 November 2018, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The combinatorics of spaghetti hoops

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Cryo-EM heats up

UserDr Doryen Bubeck, Imperial College, London.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, St John's College Divinity School.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2018, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Lecture has been cancelled - This Antibiotics from Darwin’s chemistry set

This lecture has been cancelled

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

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture III : Beyond Statistical Mechanics - Probing Quantum Matter out of Equilibrium

UserProfessor Immanuel Bloch, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Garching.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 26 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture II : Realizing and Probing Topological Matter using Ultracold Quantum Gases

UserProfessor Immanuel Bloch, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Garching.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

The fight against malaria using proteasomes

UserDr Paula da Fonseca, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Rd, CB2 1EW.

ClockWednesday 17 October 2018, 18:00-19:00

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

Your personal list

Simulation for Intelligent Systems

Please note, this event may be recorded. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recording and reserves the right to distribute it as required.

UserVladlen Koltun, Intel.

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

ClockThursday 30 August 2018, 13:00-14:30

Mordell Lectures

Cohomology of the moduli space of curves

UserRahul Pandharipande (ETH).

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockThursday 03 May 2018, 17:00-18:00

Leadership for Learning New Book Launch

UserDr Sue Swaffield and colleagues.

HouseLecture Room GS4, Faculty of Education (next to Homerton College).

ClockWednesday 25 April 2018, 17:15-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

What we don’t know about the Universe from the very small to the very big : ONE DAY MEETING

ONE DAY MEETING FREE ENTRY NO BOOKING REQUIRED

UserOrganisers Professor Ron Horgan and Dr Matt Wingate.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA.

ClockFriday 23 March 2018, 09:00-17:15

Cambridge Philosophical Society

New micro-machines, new materials

UserProfessor Mark Warner FRS, Professor of Theoretical Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 12 March 2018, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Animal Migration

UserProfessor Iain Couzin, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 09 March 2018, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Migration in Science

UserDr Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, PRS.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 02 March 2018, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V HILL LECTURE - The cortex and the hand of the primate: a special relationship

UserProfessor Roger Lemon, Sobell Chair of Neurophysiology, Institute of Neurology, University College London.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 26 February 2018, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Partition of India and Migration

UserMs Kavita Puri, BBC.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 23 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Disease Migration

UserProfessor Eva Harris, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Refugees and Migration

UserMr Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 09 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

HONORARY FELLOWS PRIZE LECTURE - Towards a silent aircraft

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

UserProfessor Dame Ann Dowling OM DBE FRS FREng, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Professor of Mechanical Engineering.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 07 February 2018, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Art and Migration

UserProfessor Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll, University of Birmingham.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 02 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

G I TAYLOR LECTURE - Waves in the airways: a carpet of microscopic rowers keeps us alive

UserProfessor Pietro Cicuta, Professor of Biological Physics, Biological and Soft Systems, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 29 January 2018, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Immigration and Freedom

UserProfessor Chandran Kukathas, LSE.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 26 January 2018, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Black and British Migration

UserMr David Olusoga, Historian & Broadcaster.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 19 January 2018, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Hunting Monsters

UserDr Darren Naish.

HouseFisher Buidling, St John's College.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Strategic brain routes for learning and plasticity

UserProfessor Zoe Kourtzi, Professor of Experimental Psychology, Department of Psychology.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 20 November 2017, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

A map in the mind

UserDr Julija Krupic.

HouseLightfoot Room - St John's College.

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Three phases of genome sequencing and their consequences for science and medicine

UserProfessor Richard Durbin FRS, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 06 November 2017, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Of elephants and men

UserCaitlin Black and Derek Murphy.

HouseCastlereagh room - St John's College.

ClockMonday 30 October 2017, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

On dangerous ground: understanding earthquake induced soil liquefaction

UserProfessor Gopal Madabhushi, Geotechnical and Environmental Research Group, Department of Engineering.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 23 October 2017, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - Exoplanets, on the hunt of Universal life

UserProfessor Didier Queloz, Battcock Centre for Experimental Astrophysics, Cavendish Laboratory .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 09 October 2017, 18:00-19:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge: Geology walking tour.

Tickets £5. Limited numbers. Please contact John O'Toole to book.

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HouseMeet in front of the Round Church, Bridge Street, Cambridge, CB2 1UB.

ClockThursday 22 June 2017, 18:30-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Mutational processes in the human genome

UserDr Serena Nik-Zainal, Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow & CDF Group Leader, Cancer Genome Project, Sanger Institute. .

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 19 June 2017, 19:30-21:00

Mordell Lectures

Complex dynamics and elliptic curves

UserLaura DeMarco (Northwestern University).

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockThursday 08 June 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

"The world in 2050" - Human extinction risks

UserLord Martin Rees OM FRS FREng FMedSci, Trinity College and Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge. Astronomer Royal..

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 05 June 2017, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Architecture for Resilience - surviving earthquakes, tornadoes, fire and floods.

UserDr Emily So MEng CEng MICE, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, Director of Cambridge Architectural Research Ltd..

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 08 May 2017, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

New Frontiers in Robotics - ONE DAY MEETING

ONE DAY MEETING FREE ENTRY NO BOOKING REQUIRED

UserOrganisers: Fumiya Iida and Jim Woodhouse.

HouseLecture Theatre 0, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 24 March 2017, 09:00-17:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Towards General Artificial Intelligence

UserDr Demis Hassabis, Co-founder and CEO of DeepMind, Vice President of Engineering at Google DeepMind.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 20 March 2017, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Environmental diversity of Architecture

UserProfessor Koen Steemers BSc BArch MPhil PhD RIBA ARB, Professor of Sustainable Design, Department of Architecture.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 13 March 2017, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

A trick of the light? Development, function and evolution of plant nanostructures that influence animal behaviour

UserProf. Beverley Glover FLS, Dept of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge and Director of the Cambridge University Botanic Gardens.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 06 March 2017, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Ageing

UserProfessor Sarah Harper, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 03 March 2017, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

HONORARY FELLOWS LECTURE - Evolution in action: Materials, Design and Sustainability

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

UserProfessor Michael F Ashby, CBE FRS FREng, Emeritus Professor of Materials, Department of Engineering.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2017, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Politics

UserProfessor Matthew Goodwin, University of Kent.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 24 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Citizens, Science and Science for Citizens

UserProf. Dame Athene Donald DBE FRS, Dept Physics, Churchill College, University of Cambridge.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 20 February 2017, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extremes of the Universe

UserProfessor Andy Fabian, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 17 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Cancer Research

UserProf Richard Gilbertson.

HouseDirac Room, Fisher Buidling, St John's College.

ClockThursday 16 February 2017, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A Lab of One's Own: Science & Suffrage in World War One

UserDr Patricia Fara, President, British Society for the History of Science.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 13 February 2017, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Rowing

UserRoz Savage MBE, Ocean Rower, Yale University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 10 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Black Holes at Work

Userprof. Andy Fabian OBE FRS, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 06 February 2017, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Dealing with Extremism

UserProfessor David Runciman, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Events and How to Live with Them

UserProfessor Nassim Nicholas Taleb, New York.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 27 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Symposium: Nanomedicine

UserSir Mark Welland and Ruth Cameron.

HouseFisher Buidling, St John's College.

ClockTuesday 24 January 2017, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Creating and erasing memories with epigenetics

UserProf. Wolf Reik FRS FMedSci, Babraham Institute, University of Cambridge.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 23 January 2017, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Weather

UserDr Emily Shuckburgh, BAS.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 20 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Politics and Biology

UserDr Julian Huppert.

HouseFisher Buidling, St John's College.

ClockThursday 19 January 2017, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Manufacturing - the vital capability for effective innovation

UserProf. Sir Mike Gregory FREng, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 09 January 2017, 19:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

The Role of Values in Animal Cognition Research

UserDr Marta Halina, Dept of History & Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 01 December 2016, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Leonardo, Rapunzel and the Physics of Hair

UserProf. Raymond Goldstein FRS FInstp, Dept of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and Churchill College, University of Cambridge.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 28 November 2016, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Symposium: Microbiology

UserProf Kim Hardie and Dr Tom Ellis.

HouseSt John's College.

ClockTuesday 22 November 2016, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Climate change and local wildlife

UserBrian Eversham, Chief Executive of the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 21 November 2016, 18:00-19:00

Lady Margaret Lectures

Global Geology and the Tectonics of Empire

UserProfessor Jim Secord, University of Cambridge.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 09 November 2016, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Molecular medicines for the lysosome

UserProfessor Timothy Cox MD FRCP FMedSci, Professor of Medicine Emeritus.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 07 November 2016, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Symposium: Neurobiology

UserProf Ole Paulsen.

HouseSt John's College.

ClockTuesday 01 November 2016, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

What shapes the human immune system?

UserDr Michelle Linterman, Babraham Institute and Churchill College, University of Cambridge.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 31 October 2016, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Summer Internships Event

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseSt John's College.

ClockFriday 28 October 2016, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - Nanostructured steel: the challenge of manufacture

UserProfessor Sir Harry Bhadeshia FRS FREng, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 24 October 2016, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Nanostructured steel: the challenge of manufacture

UserProf. Sir Harry Bhadeshia FRS FREng FNAE, Dept of Material Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.

HouseBristol Myers-Squibb lecture theatre Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Rd, Cambridge, CB2 1EW.

ClockMonday 24 October 2016, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

PhD event

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseSt John's College.

ClockFriday 14 October 2016, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Chris Lowe, University of Essex.

HouseSt John's College.

ClockMonday 10 October 2016, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Packing dominoes and other shapes

UserProfessor Imre Leader, Department of Pure Mathematics & Mathematical Statistics.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 10 October 2016, 18:00-19:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge. Geology walking tour - FULLY BOOKED

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HouseMeet in front of the Round Church, CB2 1UB.

ClockThursday 16 June 2016, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Landing on a Comet

UserProfessor Monica Grady CBE, Professor of Planetary and Space Science, The Open University.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 06 June 2016, 19:30-21:00

Philomathia Social Sciences Research Programme

Julian Huxley’s Reproductive Futures

Please register your interest at: reprosoc@hermes.cam.ac.uk

UserAlison Bashford, Vere Harmsworth Professor of Imperial and Naval History, Fellow of Jesus College.

HouseBentley Room, The Pitt Building.

ClockMonday 23 May 2016, 17:00-18:30

Mordell Lectures

Why Mathematical Proof?

UserDana Scott (Emeritus, Carnegie Mellon, Visiting Scholar in Mathematics, Berkeley) .

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockFriday 20 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture III - What, Where. … and How? The future of the LHC and beyond.

UserMelissa Franklin, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics, Harvard University.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 20 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Probing the Polar Oceans

UserDr Emily Shuckburgh, Deputy Head of Polar Oceans, British Antactic Survey.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 16 May 2016, 19:30-21:00

Technology and Democracy Events

"Social media and political turbulence"

UserProfessor Helen Margetts (Oxford Internet Institute).

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, West Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 26 April 2016, 14:00-16:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Improving with age? A multisensory lecture on wine chemistry

Event is now fully booked

UserAlissa Aron, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge.

HouseTodd-Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 31 March 2016, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Evolution of life - ONE DAY MEETING

ONE DAY MEETING

UserOrganisers: Professor Ray Goldstein FRS and Professor Simon Conway Morris FRS.

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre - New Museums Site.

ClockFriday 18 March 2016, 09:00-17:45

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Towards a cure for Alzheimer's Disease

UserProfessor Michele Vendruscolo, Centre for Misfolding Diseases, Department of Chemistry.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 07 March 2016, 18:00-19:00

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

Lady Margaret Lectures

Democracy and its Discontents

UserProfessor John Shattuck, Central European University.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 02 March 2016, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

EDSAC Reborn: A computer detective story

UserDr Nigel Bennee FBCS, The EDSAC Replica Project, The Computer Conservation Society.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 29 February 2016, 19:30-21:00

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Campath-1H: how a famous antibody found its disease

UserProfessor Alastair Compston, Professor Emeritus of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

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

ClockMonday 22 February 2016, 18:00-19:00

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Protein Folding Homeostasis

UserProfessor David Ron, MD, FMedSci, FRS | Cambridge Institute for Medical Research.

HouseBateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2016, 19:30-20:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

"Losing the New Great Game"

UserDr Frank Ledwidge, Barrister, Writer and Lecturer.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

G I TAYLOR LECTURE - Fracking - shale gas extraction and protecting buildings from tunnelling subsidence

UserProfessor Lord Mair CBE FREng FRS, Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering, Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department of Engineering.

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

ClockMonday 08 February 2016, 18:00-19:00

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

Wittgenstein's Games

UserProfessor A C Grayling, New College of the Humanities.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Lady Margaret Lectures

Cancer by the Numbers

UserProfessor Simon Tavaré.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2016, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V HILL LECTURE - Oxygen sensing: from worms to people and genes to drugs

UserProfessor Patrick Maxwell DPhil FRCP FMedSci, Regius Professor of Physic, School of Clinical Medicine.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 25 January 2016, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Game of Crime and Punishment

UserMrs Nicky Padfield, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

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

Philomathia Social Sciences Research Programme

'What world will we leave for our grandchildren?'

This is a public lecture and is subject to capacity.

UserProf Robert Putnam (Harvard University) .

HouseCripps Auditorium, Cripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 08 December 2015, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Technology Development

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

UserDr Hermann Hauser KBE, FRS, FREng, FinstP, C Phys Co-Founder and Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 07 December 2015, 19:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

DIY Evolution - A Historian's Guide to Amateur Plant Breeding

Free & open to the public

UserHelen Anne Curry, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Earthquake Science and Vulnerability in Asia

This lecture will be dedicated to the memory of Professor Sir Sam Edwards, Past President of CSAR who died earlier this year

UserProfessor James Jackson CBE, FRS, Professor of Active Tectonics, University of Cambridge.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 30 November 2015, 19:15-21:00

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

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Astronomy lecture: Gaia - the first 3D census of the Milky Way

Free & open to the public. Suitable for A-level students.

UserProf Gerry Gilmore, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 19 November 2015, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Addressing the Challenges of Feeding the World Sustainably

This lecture will be preceded by the CSAR AGM

UserProfessor Tim Benton FSB,FLS, Professor of Population Ecology, University of Leeds.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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 & Biochemistry 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

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 Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Maths and the Arts

The Lecture will be preceded by a five minute presentation entitled "Balancing food production and the environment in Mexico" by CSAR Award Student David Williams.

UserProfessor John Barrow FRS, Research Professor of Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

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

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

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

jjn1's list

Postcapitalism

UserPaul Mason, Economics Editor, Channel 4 News.

HouseRoom GR06/07 Faculty of English, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2015, 13:00-14:30

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Pioneer Colonists and Indigenous Response: Resistance and Collaboration

Jointly with "The Cambridge Festival of Ideas"

UserProfessor Mark Horton FSA, Professor of Archaeology, University of Bristol.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Addressing the Challenges of Feeding the World Sustainably

UserProfessor Tim Benton FSB,FLS, Professor of Population Ecology, University of Leeds.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 19:30-21:00

jjn1's list

The End of Safe Harbour: Implications of the Schrems Judgement

UserJohn Naughton, Technology and Democracy Project, CRASSH.

HouseRoom B16, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge.

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 12:30-14:00

Young Nanoscientist India Award Winner's Lecture sponsored by Oxford Instruments

New Photovoltaic and Plasmonic Avenues to Amplify Light Matter Interaction at the Atomic Scale

Refreshments will be served between 3pm and 4pm in the lecture theatre foyer following the lecture

UserDr. Arindam Ghosh, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Dicing with Fate; the statistical physics of cell biology

Joint meeting with the Cambridge Philosophical Society

UserProfessor Benjamin D Simons, Herchel Smith Professor of Physics.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Gallium Nitride LEDs: How can they save energy, purify water, improve our health (and be made here in the UK)

This talk will be preceeded by a short presentation by Olivia Macleod on her research

UserProf. Sir Colin Humphreys, Director of Research, Dept. Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 15 June 2015, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Saga of the Miles M-52 Britain’s Wartime Supersonic Project

Please note this lecture is different to that previously advertised. It will be preceeded by a short presentation by Vaibhav Bhardwaj on his research "Algae-bacteria symbiosis: Using molecular biology to improve algae cultivation for biofuels"

UserRod Kirkby, Retired Aerodynamics Research/Project Feasibility Engineer.

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

ClockMonday 08 June 2015, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Finding Patterns in Genes and Proteins

The Lecture will be preceded by a brief presentation by Bursary Student Siang Koh, entitled “It takes two to tango: Combination therapy in cancer”

UserDr Sarah Teichmann, Sanger Institute/EMBL.

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

ClockMonday 01 June 2015, 19:30-21:00

Mordell Lectures

The solution of the Kadison-Singer Problem

UserDaniel Spielman (Yale).

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockMonday 01 June 2015, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Evolution of Dragonfly Wings

The lecture will be preceded by a short presentation by Jan Mertens on new materials

UserDr Robin Wootton, University of Exeter.

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

ClockMonday 11 May 2015, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

New Developments in Machine Intelligence

This talk will be preceeded by a short presentation from Laura Burzynski on her research into blood clotting proteins

UserProf. Chris Bishop, Microsoft Research, Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 27 April 2015, 19:30-21:00

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Title to be confirmed

NB Change of date and venue

UserAndrew Phillips (Microsoft Research Cambridge).

HouseBateman Auditoriuim, Gonville and Caius College.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2015, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Technology Development

UserDr Hermann Hauser, Amadeus Capital Partners.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 06 March 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Protein misfolding and disaggregation by chaperones

UserProf. Helen Saibil FRS, Department of Crystallography, Birkbeck, University of London.

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

ClockWednesday 04 March 2015, 19:00-20:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Economic Development

UserDr Ha-Joon Chang, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 27 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Structure of the mitochondrial ATPase

UserProfessor Sir John Walker, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit.

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

ClockWednesday 25 February 2015, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V HILL LECTURE - Science and the quiet art revisited

UserProfessor Sir David Weatherall FRS, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Biomimicry - Development of Sustainable Design

UserMichael Pawlyn, Exploration Architecture.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 20 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

Development of Climate Science

UserProfessor Dame Julia Slingo, Met Office.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 13 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Lighting the Future: Next generation LED lighting to save energy and improve our health

UserProfessor Sir Colin Humphreys CBE FREng FRS, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

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

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

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

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

The Development of Galaxies

UserProfessor Richard Ellis, Caltech.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 30 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

DNA Sequencing and Other Applications of Engineered Protein Nanopores

NB Location and time have changed

UserProf. Hagan Bayley FRS, Department of Chemistry, Oxford.

HouseGordon Cameron Lecture Theatre, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 28 January 2015, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Development of an Athlete

UserDr Katherine Grainger, Olympic Gold Medallist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 23 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

HPV vaccines – are they doing their job?

UserProf. Margaret Stanley OBE, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockWednesday 21 January 2015, 19:00-20:30

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

Reprogramming Animal Development

UserProfessor Sir John Gurdon, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 16 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

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

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

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Breast cancer- tackling 10 diseases

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Internship Event

UserSally Todd, Careers Service and student speakers.

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

ClockWednesday 05 November 2014, 19:00-20:30

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

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

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

Mordell Lectures

The SL(2,R) action on Moduli space

UserProfessor Alex Eskin (University of Chicago).

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockThursday 03 July 2014, 17:00-18:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge: A walking tour around the historic city centre

Tickets £5. Limited numbers. Please contact John O’Toole to book.

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HouseMeet at steps of Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ.

ClockThursday 19 June 2014, 18:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge: A walking tour around the historic city centre

Tickets £5. Limited numbers. Please contact John O’Toole to book.

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HouseMeet at steps of Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ.

ClockThursday 19 June 2014, 18:30-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Noise in audio and electronics

UserDr Chris Hicks, Engineering Director of CEDAR Audio, Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 16 June 2014, 19:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Private evening tour of Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Meet at the Brookside Gate entrance, 1 Brookside / Bateman Street, Cambridge, CB2 1JE.

UserGuides from the Friends of the Botanic Garden.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Should We Engineer The Climate? The SPICE Project

The listed speaker is not available; Dr Hunt has very kindly agreed to deliver this lecture in his place

UserDr Hugh Hunt, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 02 June 2014, 19:30-21:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Back to the Beginning in Cosmology and Experimental Radio Astronomy

Fifth Hewish Lecture

UserProfessor Tony Readhead, CALTECH, USA.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 28 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The Henslow Fellow Lectures - Use of random matrices

The second of two half-hour lectures by the Society's Henslow Fellows

UserDr Stephanie Jacquot, formerly of the Statistical Laboratory, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

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

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 18:30-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Henslow Fellows Lectures - Resolving the early record of animal evolution: Insights from the enigmatic Ediacaran Biota

The first of two half-hour lectures by the Society's Henslow Fellows

UserDr Alexander Liu, Department of Earth Sciences.

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

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 18:00-18:30

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture III : Rydberg atoms in interaction : a new kind of quantum matter.

UserProfessor Serge Haroche, College de France and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Twilight of the Scientific Age

UserDr Martín López Corredoira (Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands).

HouseTodd-Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 19:00-20:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture II : Counting and controlling photons non-destructively.

UserProfessor Serge Haroche, Collège de France and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 07 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture I : Juggling with photons in a box and raising Schrödinger cats of radiation

UserProfessor Serge Haroche, College de Franceand and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 05 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture Series

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture: Rt Hon Vince Cable, MP

UserRt Hon Vince Cable, MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and President of the Board of Trade.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockWednesday 23 April 2014, 18:00-19:30

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Scientific wine tasting with Luke Webster

Part of the Cambridge Science Festival 2014. £10 but FULLY BOOKED!

UserLuke Webster.

HouseTodd-Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 21 March 2014, 19:30-21:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

New Book Evening

In association with the Cambridge Science Festival

UserProfs. Spiegelhalter, Ahmed and Longair.

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

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

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Frankenstein 2.0: Structure + Pattern + Movement = LIFE?

Part of Cambridge Science Festival 2014. Free & open to all.

UserDr Mark Haw (University of Strathclyde).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 14 March 2014, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

G-quadruplex: the DNA quadruple helix

UserProfessor Shankar Balasubramanian FMedSci FRS (CRUK and Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 12 March 2014, 19:00-20:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Metaphor

UserDr Rowan Williams, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 17:30-18:30

Lady Margaret Lectures

The Nation's Hidden Art College Revealed

UserAndrew Ellis, Director of the Public Catalogue Foundation.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 05 March 2014, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Why aircraft may soon grow bumps on their wings

UserProfessor Holger Babinsky, Professor of Aerodynamics, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

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

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

Energetic constraints on the evolution of life

UserDr Nick Lane (Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London).

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

ClockMonday 03 March 2014, 19:00-20:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Economic Collapse

UserProfessor Ian Morris, Stanford University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 28 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

The peculiarities of the naked mole-rat – what can we learn from them?

NOTE THAT EVENT IS ON THURSDAY

UserDr Ewan St John Smith, Department of Pharmacology.

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 27 February 2014, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Sex and the Brain (in fruit flies)

UserDr Gregory Jefferis (MRC LMB, University of Cambridge).

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

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Hop, skip and jump - muscles are not just for running

A V HILL LECTURE

UserProfessor Michael Ferenczi, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Singapore.

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

ClockMonday 24 February 2014, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Human Plague

UserProfessor Stephen Emmott, Microsoft Research.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 21 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Imaging biology in the cancer patient

UserProfessor Kevin Brindle FMedSci (CRUK and Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 19 February 2014, 19:00-20:30

Friends of the Sedgwick Museum

“Impact of Climate Change on Ocean Chemistry”

18:15 for 19:00 start

UserJoanna Kerr and India Weidle.

HouseHarker 1 Dept. Earth Sciences.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 18:15-20:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues, Populations & Survival

UserProfessor Stephen J O'Brien, St Petersburg State University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Biophysical insights into protein aggregation

UserDr Tuomas Knowles (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 12 February 2014, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The dinosaur Iguanodon (1809-2013) - palaeobiology in action

UserDr David B Norman, Reader in Palaeobiology & Curator of the Sedgwick Museum, Department of Earth Sciences.

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

ClockMonday 10 February 2014, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Nature of Plagues

UserProfessor Angela McLean, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Socio-ecology and Conservation of Asian Apes

UserDr David Chivers (Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 05 February 2014, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Can Research Prevent Crime?

UserProfessor Lawrence Sherman, Director, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Silicon Plagues

UserMikko H Hypponen, CRO F-Secure & columnist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & History

UserProfessor Chris Dobson, Dr Mary Dobson, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 17:30-18:30

Lady Margaret Lectures

Troubled by Culture: Global Reflections in a World of Change

UserProfessor Aida Hernandez, Dr Susan Bayly and Professor Sarah Radcliffe.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 22 January 2014, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Validation of EEG-neurofeedback for optimising performance

UserProfessor John Gruzelier, Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London.

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

ClockMonday 20 January 2014, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Medicine

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

The Saga of Alemtuzumab in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

Free entry, open to the public and complimentary drink included

UserProfessor Alastair Compston, Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 15 January 2014, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

COLOUR

One day meeting - free entry and open to all

UserOrganised by Professor John Mollon FRS.

HouseLecture Room 0 Department of Engineering.

ClockThursday 09 January 2014, 09:30-17:15

Cambridge University Biological Society

Fat fish are a forest product

UserDr Andrew Tanentzap (Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Decoding human genomes on a population scale: solexa/illumina sequencing

Note new start time of 6.00pm

UserProfessor Shankar Balasubramanian FRS FMedSchi, Herchel Smith Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute.

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

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Internship Information Event

User[Careers Service and Former Summer Students and Interns].

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Are you your brain?

UserProfessor Steven Rose (The Open University).

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

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Notes on Notes: The musicology of performance

The CSAR AGM will precede this lecture at 19:15

UserProfessor John Rink, Professor of Musical Performance Studies, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 19:15-21:00

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Cambridge Maths Circle

UserVolunteer staff and students, Faculty of Mathematics.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge CB3 0WA.

ClockSaturday 16 November 2013, 10:00-12:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Communicating risk and scientific uncertainty

UserProfessor David Spiegelhalter OBE FRS (Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Genomics, Structural Biology and Making New Medicines: An Opportunity for Academia to Contribute

HONORARY FELLOWS LECTURE

UserProfessor Sir Tom Blundell FRS FMedSci, Emeritus Professor and Director of Research, Department of Biochemistry.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The cultured chimpanzee: nonsense or breakthrough?

Note new start time of 6.00pm

UserProfessor William McGrew, Division of Biological Anthropology, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology .

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

ClockMonday 11 November 2013, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

PhD Information Event

User[Careers Service and current PhD and MPhil students].

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

How can mice using iPads help cure Alzheimer's disease?

UserProfessor Tim Bussey (Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 04 November 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Multiprotein assemblies, structural biology and drug discovery: Gaining selectivity through allostery

UserProfessor Sir Tom Blundell FRS FMedSci (Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 30 October 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Key Drivers in the World Economy: Why we should be positive

The ‘Festival of Ideas’ Lecture

UserDr Gerard Lyons, Economic Adviser to the Mayor of London.

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

ClockMonday 28 October 2013, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Antarctica, Ozone and Change: some links between environmental concerns

Note new start time of 6.00pm

UserMr Jonathan Shanklin, British Antarctic Survey .

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

ClockMonday 28 October 2013, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Some challenges in modelling influenza

UserDr Julia Gog (CCBI and DAMTP, University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 23 October 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Applied and not-yet-applied

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge CB3 0DS.

ClockMonday 21 October 2013, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Teenagers: A Natural History

UserDr David Bainbridge (Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 16 October 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

BioSoc Freshers' Squash

UserJoin BioSoc - light refreshments provided.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2013, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Physics, Chemistry,Materials Science and Biology from the Schrodinger Equation

LARMOR LECTURE - note new start time of 6.00pm

UserProfessor Mike Payne FRS, Head of Theory of Condensed Matter Group, Department of Physics.

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

ClockMonday 14 October 2013, 18:00-19:00

MSt in Sustainability Leadership

Chris Huhne - UK Government climate, energy and environmental policy

No need to reserve places, but please arrive by 16.50. Doors will close once the venue's capcity has been reached.

UserChris Huhne, former UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change.

HouseEngineering Department, Lecture Room 0.

ClockThursday 05 September 2013, 17:00-18:00

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Mathemagic with a Deck of Cards

UserProfessor Colm Mulcahy, Spelman College, Atlanta.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge CB3 0WA.

ClockThursday 18 July 2013, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Bad Moves: How decision making goes wrong and the ethics of smart drugs’

Please note that this event will take place on Wednesday

UserProfessor Barbara Sahakian, Department of Psychiatry.

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 26 June 2013, 19:30-20:30

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Alan Turing and the Enigma Machine

UserDr James Grime, Millennium Mathematics Project, University of Cambridge.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge CB3 0WA.

ClockWednesday 26 June 2013, 10:30-11:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Building Business in the Sunshine

UserStuart Elmes, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Viridian Solar.

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

ClockMonday 10 June 2013, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Plan Bee: Ensuring the Future of Pollination

UserMike Brown, Head of National Bee Unit, The Food and Environmental Research Agency, DEFRA.

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

ClockMonday 27 May 2013, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Organic Electronics: a story of science and technology

UserProfessor Sir Richard Friend, Cavendish Professor of Physics, Optoelectronics Group, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 13 May 2013, 19:00-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Carbon nanotubes - Laboratory to Industry

UserProf Alan Windle, FRS, Dept of Material Science & Metallurgy, Cambridge.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 09 May 2013, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Volcanology Applied to Emergencies

UserProfessor Stephen Sparks CBE, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol.

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

ClockMonday 29 April 2013, 19:00-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Private evening tour of Cambridge University Botanic Garden - NOW FULLY BOOKED

Note tickets are £8 each and MUST be reserved before the event as numbers are very limited.

UserGuides from the Friends of the Botanic Garden.

HouseCambridge University Botanic Garden. CB2 1JF.

ClockThursday 25 April 2013, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The Inaugural Henslow Fellows Lectures - Moving without a brain: how do fruit fly larvae explore?

The second of two half-hour lectures by the Society's Henslow Fellows

UserDr Jimena Berni, Department of Zoology.

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

ClockWednesday 24 April 2013, 18:30-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The Inaugural Henslow Fellow Lectures - Turning the tables in plant-animal interactions: the tricks and traps of insect-eating pitcher plants

The first of two half-hour lectures by the Society's Henslow Fellows

UserDr Ulrike Bauer, Department of Plant Sciences.

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

ClockWednesday 24 April 2013, 18:00-18:30

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Mathematics and Smallpox

Cambridge Science Festival free public talk

UserProfessor Tom Körner, Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge CB3 0WA.

ClockSaturday 23 March 2013, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture Series

Behavioural Economics and Public Policy

UserProfessor Cass Sunstein, Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.

HouseCambridge Judge Business School Lecture Theatre 1.

ClockFriday 22 March 2013, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Our Fluid Earth

Joint Event with Cambridge Science Festival and BlueSci.

UserProfessor Dan McKenzie.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms, 8 Mill Lane, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 20 March 2013, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Low Carbon Road Freight Transport

UserProfessor David Cebon, Department of Engineering.

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

ClockMonday 11 March 2013, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Ancient Mesopotamia

UserProfessor Francesca Rochberg, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 08 March 2013, 17:30-18:30

Lady Margaret Lectures

Why "shaken but not stirred"?

UserProfessor Richard Zare, Stanford University.

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2013, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

CSAR Book Evening

UserDr Paula Gomes, Dr Richard Preece, Dr Tim Sparks, Charles Cotton.

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

ClockMonday 04 March 2013, 19:00-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight and Self-Control

UserProfessor Terrie Moffitt, Duke University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 01 March 2013, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V HILL LECTURE - Vaccines: from science to policy

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 25 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foreseeing Space Weather

UserDr Jim Wild, Lancaster University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 22 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Graphene Future Emerging Technology

UserProfessor Andrea C. Ferrari, Professor of Nanotechnology, Department of Engineering.

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

ClockMonday 18 February 2013, 19:00-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Music

UserProfessor Nicholas Cook, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 15 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Nuclear reprogramming

UserSir John Gurdon, FRS [Emeritus Professor, Department of Zoology, Cambridge].

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

ClockWednesday 13 February 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Under the volcano: geological fieldwork in East Greenland

UserDr Marian Holness, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 11 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Scientific Method

UserProfessor Hasok Chang, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 08 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight and Fiction

UserRobert J Sawyer, Author.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 01 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Evolution of Biological Complexity

UserRaymond Goldstein [Professor of Complex Physical Systems, Cambridge].

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

ClockThursday 31 January 2013, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Breast Cancer- The Biology Behind the Silent Killer

Please note that the event is on Wednesday and not the usual Tuesday!

UserHaley Frend, Department of Pathology.

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2013, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture Series

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture: Baroness Neuberger

UserBaroness Neuberger DBE, Senior Rabbi, West London Synagogue.

HouseTBC.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2013, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

G I TAYLOR LECTURE - Making Nanoscience and Nanotechnology useful

UserProfessor Sir Mark Welland FRS FREng, Professor of Nanoscience Technology, Nanoscience Centre.

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

ClockMonday 28 January 2013, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Journalism

UserMs Bridget Kendall, BBC.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 25 January 2013, 17:30-18:30

The Hewish Lectures

“The Evolution of High-Frequency Radio Astronomy”

UserProf Richard Hills, Cavendish Astrophysics.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Keeping the Lights on in 2050: how can we do it and how much will it cost?

UserProfessor David MacKay, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department of Energy and Climate Change.

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

ClockMonday 21 January 2013, 19:00-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Ancient Civilisations

UserProfessor Sir Geoffrey Lloyd, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 18 January 2013, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

ONE DAY MEETING - BRAGG'S LAW

Organised by Professor Haroon Ahmed FRS and Professor Archie Howie FRS

UserSir John Meurig Thomas FRS, University of Cambridge; Professor A. Howie FRS, University of Cambridge; Professor J A K Howard FRS, University of Durham, Dr Richard Henderson, University of Cambridge, Professor John Rodenburg, University of Sheffield; Pr.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 11 January 2013, 09:00-17:30

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Chasing Ice and Q&A Session at the Arts Picturehouse

UserDr Ed King, British Antartic Survey glaciologist.

HouseArts Picturehouse Cinema, 38-39 St. Andrews Street.

ClockSaturday 15 December 2012, 15:00-17:15

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Lost Soldiers of Fromelles

UserProfessor Margaret Cox, Emeritus Professor, Department of Forensic Anthropology, Cranfield University and Founder of the International Centre for Forensic Excellence.

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

ClockMonday 26 November 2012, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Summer Studentships Event

UserFormer Summer Students & Careers Advisor.

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

ClockThursday 22 November 2012, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

The RNAi therapeutics roller coaster

UserMr Dirk Haussecker (Author of the RNAi Therapeutics blog).

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

ClockWednesday 21 November 2012, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Sustainable Materials: with both eyes open

UserDr Julian Allwood, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 19 November 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

The Bioregional Economy - A talk by Molly Scott Cato

UserMolly Scott Cato, professor of Strategy and Sustainability at Roehampton University, Green Party spokesperson on economics and a Director of Transition Stroud..

HouseSt. Philip’s Church Centre, 185 Mill Road, Cambridge, CB1 3AN.

ClockThursday 15 November 2012, 19:30-22:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Evolution of clonally transmissible cancers in dogs and Tasmanian Devils

UserDr Elizabeth Murchison (Junior Research Fellow, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 14 November 2012, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Are We Alone?

UserDr. Robin Catchpole, Emeritus Researcher, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 12 November 2012, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE)

Net Neutrality. A realistic dream or an expired reality?

UserMatias Attwel - Director of Social and Mobile Media of Terra Latinoamérica; Nico Perez - Co-founder of Mixcloud; Professor Jon Crowcroft (host) - Marconi Professor of Communications Systems in the Computer Lab, at the University of Cambridge.

HouseTrinity Hall Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 09 November 2012, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Using selfish genes to reduce malaria

UserProf. Charles Godfray (Hope Professor, Oxford and President, British Ecological Society).

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

ClockWednesday 07 November 2012, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Seeing in three dimensions: philosophical issues and empirical findings

UserProfessor Brian Rogers, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

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

ClockMonday 05 November 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology and Diagnostics

UserProf. Chris Lowe (Director of the Institute of Biotechnology, Cambridge).

HouseWinstanly Lecture Theatre, Trinity College.

ClockWednesday 31 October 2012, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

'Losing your world while falling asleep'

UserDr Tristan Beckinstein, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit.

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2012, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Systematic dissection of the molecular and neural basis of behaviour

UserDr Mario de Bono (Group Leader, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge).

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

ClockTuesday 30 October 2012, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

CSAR Green Energy Debate

UserProfessor Keith Tovey,Professor Andy Woods,Lucy Fielding,Megan Davies Sykes,Hugh Parnell,Robin Nicholson.

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

ClockMonday 29 October 2012, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

How Plants Grow: Chemical and Physical Interactions Create Developmental Patterns

UserProfessor Elliot Meyerowitz ForMemRS, Inaugural Director The Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 22 October 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Impacts of a Disappearing Arctic Sea Cover

UserProfessor Peter Wadhams, Professor of Ocean Physics and Head of the Polar Oceans Physics Group,Dept. Applied Maths and Theoretical Physics.

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

ClockMonday 15 October 2012, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - The Antikythera Mechanism and the Mechanical Universe

UserProfessor Mike Edmunds, Emeritus Professor of Astrophysics, University of Cardiff.

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

ClockMonday 08 October 2012, 17:30-18:30

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC) Visit

UserJason Cole, Deputy Executive Director CCDC.

HouseCCDC, 12 Union Road, Cambridge, CB2 1EZ.

ClockThursday 13 September 2012, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE)

The financial crisis: what went wrong and will it happen again?

UserColm O’Shea, Founder, Comac Capital and Jamie MacIntosh, Director of the Institute for Security & Resilience Studies, University College London.

HouseTBC.

ClockTuesday 19 June 2012, 17:00-19:30

Mordell Lectures

Categorical dynamics

UserPaul Seidel (MIT).

HouseMR2, CMS.

ClockThursday 14 June 2012, 17:00-18:00

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Alan Turing and the Enigma Machine

Please note - pre-booking is not required for this lecture, but please arrive on time for the start of the talk.

UserDr James Grime - University of Cambridge.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Clarkson Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 12 June 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

PlanEAT: Dinner and a Movie

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseRoss Street Community Centre.

ClockFriday 08 June 2012, 18:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Private evening tour of Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Note tickets are £8 each and MUST be reserved before the event as numbers are very limited

UserGuides from the Friends of the Botanic Garden.

HouseCambridge University Botanic Garden, Brookside Gate entrance.

ClockThursday 07 June 2012, 18:30-20:00

Young Nanoscientist India Award Winner's Lecture sponsored by Oxford Instruments

Terahertz wave detection based on low-dimensional electron

UserDr Yukio Kawano, Associate Professor,Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Physics, Department of.

ClockTuesday 29 May 2012, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Bacteria as Active Colloids

UserProfessor Wilson Poon, Professor of Condensed Matter Physics SUPA and School of Physics & Astronomy, The University of Edinburgh.

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

ClockMonday 28 May 2012, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

What makes us happy?

UserProfessor Felicia Huppert, The Well-being Institute.

HouseCambridge Arts Picturehouse, St. Andrews Street.

ClockFriday 18 May 2012, 18:30-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

What are the Chances? Living with Risk and Uncertainty

UserProfessor David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk.

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

ClockMonday 14 May 2012, 19:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

The Inner Beauty of Crystals

UserIan Mercer, Natural History Museum London (retired).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 10 May 2012, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE)

Dealing with an Ageing Society: Perspectives from Science and Policy

UserProf Christopher Dobson FRS, and Mr Mark Gorman (as a discussant).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockFriday 04 May 2012, 17:30-19:00

Lady Margaret Lectures

Computational Environment Design for Online Communities

UserProfessor David Parkes, Harvard University.

HouseYusuf Hamied Centre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 02 May 2012, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Rethinking Research Objectives for the 21st Century

UserProfessor Sir David King, Director, the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford.

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

ClockMonday 30 April 2012, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

"When Antarctica was green: Fossil plants reveal Antarctica's climate history"

LECTURE TO COMMEMORATE THE SCIENTIFIC WORK OF SCOTT'S POLAR EXPEDITION OF 1912

UserProfessor Jane Francis, Professor of Palaeoclimatology, of the University of Leeds.

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

ClockWednesday 28 March 2012, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Café Scientifique

What is Pain and how can we treat it?

UserProf. PA McNaughton ( Pharmacology, Cambridge University).

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 27 March 2012, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

What is Pain and how can we treat it?

UserProf. PA McNaughton ( Pharmacology, Cambridge University).

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 27 March 2012, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Story of Stuff - The Next Chapter

UserBev Sedley, Trustee CCF.

HouseFriends Meeting House, 12 Jesus Lane.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2012, 19:30-21:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

The next 40 years

UserProfessor Jorgen Randers (Professor of Climate Strategy at the Norwegian Business School ; Co-author of Limits to Growth).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2012, 18:00-19:30

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

A Mathematical Look at the Olympics

UserProfessor John D Barrow (University of Cambridge).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms.

ClockMonday 12 March 2012, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Nine evolutionary myths: The closing of the Darwinian mind?

UserProfessor Simon Conway-Morris FRS, Department of Earth Sciences.

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

ClockMonday 12 March 2012, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The After Life

UserProfessor Clive Gamble, University of Southampton.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 09 March 2012, 17:30-18:30

Scott Lectures

Metadynamics

UserProf Michele Parinello, ETH Zurich.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 09 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Making peace with the Earth

UserDr Vandana Shiva ( Navdanya International, India and the International Forum on Globalisation).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2012, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Genetic Screens in Embryonic Stem Cells

UserProfessor Allan Bradley, Director Emeritus, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 05 March 2012, 19:30-21:00

Scott Lectures

Colouring the Noise

UserProf Michele Parinello, ETH Zurich.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 05 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Artificial Life

UserProfessor Chris Bishop, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 02 March 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Advanced Recycling

UserMark Buckton, Cambridge City Council.

HouseSt Luke’s Church Centre, Victoria Road, Cambridge CB4 3DZ.

ClockThursday 01 March 2012, 19:30-21:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainable capitalism: if not now, when?

UserJonathon Porritt CBE (Director of Sustainability, Forum for the Future).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 29 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Quantum chemical games of life

UserProfessor Ali Alavi, Department of Chemistry.

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

ClockMonday 27 February 2012, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Life and Death of a Cell

UserProfessor Ron Laskey, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 24 February 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Open your Mind

UserDr Hannah Critchlow, The Naked Scientists, University of Cambridge.

HouseBaroosh Bar (4th floor bar, formerly B Bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2012, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Science of Well-Being and its Application to Policy

UserProfessor Felicia Huppert, Director of the Well-being Institute University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 20 February 2012, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

The Economics of Happiness

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseCambridge Arts Picturehouse, St. Andrews Street.

ClockSunday 19 February 2012, 02:30-04:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Life in Conflict

UserDr Mark de Rond, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 17 February 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE)

The Challenges of Regulating the Internet

UserMr Simon Hampton, Director of European Public Policy at Google and Prof Derek McAuley, Professor of Digital Economy and Director of Horizon at the University of Nottingham (as a discussant).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockFriday 17 February 2012, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Giving proteins addresses

UserKathryn Lilley, Cambridge Systems Biology Centre.

HousePlant Sciences Lecture Theatre, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 16 February 2012, 19:00-20:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Making Progress Toward Sustainable Societies in the Context of Global Climate Change

UserDr Don Huisingh (Senior Scientist in Sustainable Development, University of Tennessee ).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Life in the Ancient World

UserDr Michael Scott, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 10 February 2012, 17:30-18:30

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Molecular Model Solutions

UserDr Jonathan Goodman, University of Cambridge.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 09 February 2012, 19:00-20:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

The power of markets to protect nature

UserIan Cheshire (Group Chief Executive, Kingfisher Group).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Boosting your Brain:Cognitive Enhancement and Neuroethics

UserProfessor Barbara Sahakian, Department of Psychiatry, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 06 February 2012, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Spark of Life

UserProfessor Frances Ashcroft, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 03 February 2012, 17:30-18:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainable Materials - with both eyes open

UserDr Julian Allwood (Cambridge University Engineering Department).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 01 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Maths in the City

General public, Age range 15+ Admission to the lecture is free but pre-booking is essential, please email mmptalks@hermes.cam.ac.uk

UserRachel Thomas, University of Cambridge.

HouseCMS.

ClockTuesday 31 January 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Bulk High Temperature Superconductors for High Field Engineering Applications

G I TAYLOR LECTURE

UserProfessor David Cardwell, Professor of Superconducting Engineering, Department of Engineering.

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

ClockMonday 30 January 2012, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Life in Ruins

UserDr Robert Macfarlane, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 27 January 2012, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Science and Non-science in Drug Policy

Held jointly with the Cambridge Philosophical Society

UserProfessor David Nutt, Edmund J Safra Professor of Neuropsychopharmacology and Director of the Neuropsychopharmacology Unit Division of Experimental Medicine.

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

ClockMonday 23 January 2012, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

From Genomes to the Diversity of Life

UserProfessor Michael Akam, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 20 January 2012, 17:30-18:30

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Herbal remedy to Pharmaceutical - the story of Botany and Medicine

UserDr Alison Foster, Senior Curator, University of Oxford Botanic Garden.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 19 January 2012, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

ONE DAY MEETING - Geometry in Science

Organised by Professor Jim Woodhouse

UserProfessor Sir Michael Berry FRS; Professor Chris Calladine FRS ; Professor Gabor Domokos; Professor Jan Koenderink; Professor Gabriel Paternain; Professor Denis Weaire FRS.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockFriday 13 January 2012, 09:00-17:30

Arcadia Lectures

Revolutions (and Elephants) in the Library: the Third Arcadia Lecture

Please email Michelle Heydon (mh569@cam.ac.uk) if you plan to attend

UserProfessor Paul N. Courant, University of Michigan.

HouseRiley Auditorium, Clare College Memorial Court, Queen's Road.

ClockFriday 09 December 2011, 17:30-18:50

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Is water H2O?

Organised by SCI Cambridge & Great Eastern Region, RSC Mid-Anglia Section & CU ChemSoc.

UserProf Hasok Chang, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 01 December 2011, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

RNA Silencing in Plant and Animal Biotechnology

UserProfessor Sir David Baulcombe, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 28 November 2011, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture Series

The Meaning of Liberal Learning

UserRight Honourable Michael Gove, MP and Secretary of State for Education.

HouseLG18, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ.

ClockThursday 24 November 2011, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Metallic Glasses: record-breaking properties for alloys from parvenus in the world of glasses

UserProfessor A Lindsay Greer, Head of Department, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

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

ClockMonday 21 November 2011, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Internship Event

UserSally Todd and previous interns.

HousePlant Sciences Lecture Theatre, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 17 November 2011, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

How Thorium Could Save the Planet

UserProfessor Robert Cywinski, School of Applied Sciences, University of Huddersfield.

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

ClockMonday 14 November 2011, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE)

The Challenges of Cyber Warfare

UserProf Sir Mark Welland, FRS, Prof Paul Cornish, and David Smart.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockFriday 11 November 2011, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Science and the Media

The lecture will be preceeded by the AGM of the society

UserVivienne Parry, OBE, Science writer and broadcaster.

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

ClockMonday 31 October 2011, 19:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

The Biochemistry of Autumn - Why do the leaves fall?

Organised by CU ChemSoc, SCI Cambridge & Great Eastern Region & RSC Mid-Anglia Section

UserProf Brian J Ford (President of CSAR).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 27 October 2011, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

PhD Event

UserPhD students and others.

HousePlant Sciences Lecture Theatre, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 27 October 2011, 18:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Lapis lazuli and the Virgin's Robe

UserDr Spike Bucklow, Hamilton Kerr Institute.

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

ClockMonday 24 October 2011, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Public Policy Lecture Series

Talking to Terrorists

UserJonathan Powell, Former Downing Street Chief of Staff under Tony Blair.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street, Cambridge (Behind The Eagle pub).

ClockThursday 20 October 2011, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Impacts of a Disappearing Artic Sea Cover

UserProfessor Peter Wadhams, Professor of Ocean Physics and Head of the Polar Oceans Physics Group,Dept. Applied Maths and Theoretical Physics.

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

ClockSaturday 15 October 2011, 19:00-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Science in the House of Commons (PLEASE NOTE NEW START TIME 19:45)

Organised by SCI Cambridge & Great Eastern Region & RSC Mid-Anglia Section

UserDr Julian Huppert, Liberal Democrat MP for Cambridge.

HouseTodd-Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 13 October 2011, 19:45-20:45

Lady Margaret Lectures

Evolution of Darwin’s Finches: the role of genetics, ecology and behaviour

Arranged in conjunction with the Charles Darwin and Galapagos Islands Fund

UserProfessor Rosemary Grant FRS, Princeton University.

HouseYusuf Hamied Centre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 12 October 2011, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

'NHS rationing, NICE or nasty’ The value of statistics

UserDr Linda Sharples, MRC Biostatistics Unit, Institute of Public Health.

HouseB Bar (4th floor bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 11 October 2011, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Larmor Lecture

This lecture is held jointly with the Cambridge Philosophical Society

UserProfessor John Papaloizou, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics University of Cambridge.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockMonday 10 October 2011, 17:30-19:00

The Hewish Lectures

Building planets and the ingredients for life between the stars

UserProfessor Ewine van Dishoeck Sterrewacht, Leiden.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 15 June 2011, 16:15-17:15

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Learning about learning - a new approach to studying Huntington's Disease

UserProfessor Jenny Morton, Professor of Neurobiology, Department of Pharmacology.

HouseB Bar (4th floor bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 14 June 2011, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE)

Science in the service of the developing world

This lecture is now fully booked.

UserProf. Chris Whitty, Chief Scientific Advisor for the Department for International Development.

HouseJudge Business School - Lecture Theatre 3.

ClockFriday 27 May 2011, 18:00-19:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Beautiful Experiments in Chemistry

UserPhilip Ball, prizewinning science writer.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 19 May 2011, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Zero Degrees of Empathy

UserProfessor Simon Baron-Cohen, Director, Autism Research Centre.

HouseB Bar (4th floor bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 17 May 2011, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Postponed

UserProf Sir Martin Evans.

HousePostponed.

ClockMonday 16 May 2011, 20:00-21:30

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Cambridge University Botanic Garden visit

UserTour guides (Friends of the Botanic Garden).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 12 May 2011, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE)

Efficiency, sufficiency, growth: which way to a low carbon society?

Talk open to All - Registration required: www.dar.cam.ac.uk/connections

UserDr Julia Steinberger, Lecturer in Ecological Economics at the University of Leeds.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockTuesday 10 May 2011, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Doing Mathematics online, and in the open

UserProfessor Tim Gowers, Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 09 May 2011, 19:30-21:00

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

Director-General of the BBC

UserMark Thompson, Director-General of the BBC.

HouseQueens Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College.

ClockWednesday 04 May 2011, 18:30-20:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Urban water security - a possibility or pipedream?

UserDr Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy, Director, School of Global Sustainability, University of South Florida.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 04 May 2011, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Why We Resist The Truth

UserClive Hamilton, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Canberra.

HouseMichaelhouse, St. Michael’s Church, Trinity Street, Camb CB2 1SU.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2011, 19:30-21:30

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

Sir Richard Dearlove

UserSir Richard Dearlove.

HouseQueens Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2011, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

DNA Profiling of Horses

Please note this lecture is on Tuesday not Monday

UserSusan Gurney, University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education.

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

ClockTuesday 26 April 2011, 19:30-21:00

YES! to Fairer Votes

Referendum Debate

UserVoting YES: Peter Facey, Director of Unlock Democracy. Voting NO: Richard Normington, Former Conservative Parliamentary Candidate..

HouseSt. Lukes United Reform Church, Victoria Road, Cambridge CB4 3DZ.

ClockMonday 11 April 2011, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Science Festival

Bird tango

UserProfessor Nicky Clayton, Department of Experimental Psychology.

HouseNewnham College.

ClockSunday 27 March 2011, 15:00-18:00

Cambridge Science Festival

You are what you hear: music and the brain

UserDr Harry Witchel, University of Bristol.

HouseHicks & Mead Rooms, University Centre, Granta Place.

ClockFriday 25 March 2011, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Science Festival

The hidden mysteries within the DNA of cancers

UserProfessor Mike Stratton, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.

HouseHicks & Mead Rooms, University Centre, Granta Place.

ClockWednesday 23 March 2011, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Science Festival

Is evolution predictable?

UserProfessor Simon Conway Morris, Department of Earth Sciences.

HouseHicks & Mead Rooms, University Centre, Granta Place.

ClockWednesday 23 March 2011, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

High Temperature Superconductors

Venue back to normal

UserProfessor David A Cardwell, Professor of Superconducting Engineering, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 21 March 2011, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE)

Drivers, Challenges and Approaches to Innovation in the Construction Sector

UserProf. Jeremy Watson, Chief Scientific Advisor for the Department for Communities & Local Government and Global Research Director of Arup.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockThursday 17 March 2011, 17:30-19:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Decarbonising the transport system

UserProfessor David Cebon and Professor Nick Collings ( Cambridge University Engineering Department) and Mark White (Jaguar Land Rover).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 16 March 2011, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

SOAP FILMS AND THE ATTRACTIONS OF CLASSICAL PHYSICS

UserProfessor Simon J Schaffer, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockMonday 14 March 2011, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Science and Beauty of Nebulae

UserDr Carolin Crawford, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 11 March 2011, 17:30-18:30

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture III - Quantum Interference

A Drinks Reception will follow the lecture in the Pippard Lecture Theatre Foyer

UserProf Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Département de Physique de l'ENS.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 11 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Images from the dawn of science - Observing the origins of modern microscopy

UserProf. Brian J. Ford, President of the Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 10 March 2011, 19:00-20:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Managing the risks of regional climate change using knowledge action networks

UserProfesor Charles Kennel (University of California, San Diego; formerly , Director of the Scripps Institute of Oceanogaphy).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2011, 18:00-19:30

Lady Margaret Lectures

This Time it Will be Different

UserSir Rodric Braithwaite GCMG.

HouseYusuf Hamied Centre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2011, 18:00-19:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture II - Quantum Interference

A Drinks Reception will follow the lecture in the Pippard Lecture Theatre Foyer

UserProf Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Département de Physique de l'ENS.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Mathematics of Complex Systems

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE

UserDr Ray Goldstein, Schlumberger Professor of Complex Physical Systems, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Møller Centre, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 07 March 2011, 19:30-21:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture I - Quantum Interference

A Drinks Reception will follow the lecture in the Pippard Lecture Theatre Foyer

UserProf Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Département de Physique de l'ENS.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 07 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Terror by Beauty: Russo-Soviet perspectives

UserProfessor Evgeny A Dobrenko, University of Sheffield.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 04 March 2011, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE)

Science in Emergencies

Talk open to All - Registration required for reception

UserAndrew Miller, MP and Chair for the Science and Technology Select Committee.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockThursday 03 March 2011, 17:30-19:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

A Sustainable Future- The Leadership Challenge of our Time

UserDr Goran Carstedt ( Chairman of the Natural Step International and Senior Director of the Clinton Climate Change Initiative).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 02 March 2011, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Beauty & Happiness: Chinese perspectives

UserProfessor Jason Kuo, University of Maryland.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 25 February 2011, 17:30-18:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainable Energy - an industry view on the obstacles and opportunities

UserProfessor Ellen Williams ( BP Chief Scientist, formerly Director of University of Maryland Material Research Science and Engineering Centre).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 23 February 2011, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Peanut Allergies

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE

UserDr Andrew Clark, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, Addenbrooke's NHS Foundation Trust.

HouseThe Møller Centre, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 21 February 2011, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Beauty & Attraction: in the eyes of the beholder

UserProfessor Jeanne Altmann, Princeton University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 18 February 2011, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Untangling Alzheimer's disease

UserMr Graham Fraser, Department of Neurobiology, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

HouseB Bar (4th floor bar), 6 Market Passage, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 17 February 2011, 19:30-20:30

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency

UserMargareta Wahlstrom, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator.

HouseQueens Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College.

ClockWednesday 16 February 2011, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

FRAGMENTS AND DROPLETS

UserProfessor Chris Abell, Department of Chemistry.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockMonday 14 February 2011, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Zero Carbon Britain 2030

UserGodfrey Boyle (Professor of Renewable Energy and director of the Energy and Environment Research Unit at the UK Open University. Visiting professor at The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) University in New Dehli,India) and Alex Randall (Media Officer.

HouseSt Luke’s Church Centre, Victoria Road, Cambridge CB4 3DZ.

ClockFriday 11 February 2011, 19:30-21:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Sound of Beauty

UserDr Elizabeth Eva Leach, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 11 February 2011, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Ocean forcing of ice sheet change in West Antarctica

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE AND VENUE

UserDr Adrian Jenkins, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge.

HouseThe Møller Centre, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 07 February 2011, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Quantum Beauty

UserProfessor Frank Wilczek, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 04 February 2011, 17:30-18:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainability and the Perfect Storm (title to be confirmed)

UserProfessor Sir John Beddington (Government Chief Scientific Advisor and Head of the Government Office for Science).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 02 February 2011, 18:00-19:30

Lady Margaret Lectures

Strategic Behavior and the Science of Social Networks

UserProfessor Michael Kearns, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseYusuf Hamied Centre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 02 February 2011, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

G I TAYLOR LECTURE - THE FLUID DYNAMICS OF GREEN BUILDINGS

Co-hosted with the Department of Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics. A complimentary drinks reception will follow on after the lecture for all attendees.

UserProfessor Paul Linden FRS, G I Taylor Professor of Fluid Mechanics, Department of Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics.

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

ClockMonday 31 January 2011, 17:30-18:30

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Cambridge Maths Circle

UserStaff and students, Cambridge Mathematics Faculty.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Clarkson Road, Cambridge.

ClockSaturday 29 January 2011, 10:00-12:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Beauty & The Grotesque

UserJose Hernandez, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (Madrid).

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 28 January 2011, 17:30-18:30

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

What have the planets got to do with the metals? Scientific axioms and astrology.

UserDr Spike Bucklow, Hamilton Kerr Institute, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 27 January 2011, 19:00-20:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Energy Security and UK Energy Policy

UserProfessor Ian Fells (Emeritus Professor of Energy Conversion at Newcastle University).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 26 January 2011, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Beauty & Truth

UserProfessor Lord Robert May of Oxford, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 21 January 2011, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

ONE DAY MEETING - MAKING LIGHT WORK

NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE

UserSpeakers: Professor Jim Barber (Imperial), Professor John Gray, Professor Neil Greenham, Professor Gehan Amaratunga, Professor Chris Howe, Dr Adrian Fisher, Dr Richard Douthwaite (York). Organisers: Professor Alison Smith and Professor Archie Howie.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockTuesday 07 December 2010, 09:00-17:30

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Number Play

Level Suggested: Primary - 9 - 11, general public. Admission to the lecture is free but pre-booking is essential. Please email mmptalks@hermes.cam.ac.uk

UserLiz Woodham - NRICH, University of Cambridge.

HouseCMS.

ClockMonday 06 December 2010, 11:00-12:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Human Contact Networks

UserDr Jon Crowcroft, Marconi Professor of Communications, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 29 November 2010, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE)

Science in Parliament

The talk is open to the public. Doors open at 5:15pm

UserJulian Huppert, PhD, Member of Parliament for Cambridge..

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

ClockFriday 26 November 2010, 17:30-19:00

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

London 2012 Olympic Games

UserDenis Oswald, Chairman of the IOC's London 2012 Olympic Commission.

HouseJudge Business School, LT2.

ClockFriday 19 November 2010, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Sustainable Energy in the UK

UserDr Bernie Bulkin, Commissioner for Energy & Transport, UK Sustainable Development Commission.

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

ClockMonday 15 November 2010, 19:30-21:00

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Hands-on Cambridge Maths Circle workshop: Algorithms

UserProfessor Tom Körner, Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics.

HouseCMS.

ClockSaturday 13 November 2010, 10:15-11:15

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Cambridge Maths Circle

UserStaff and students, Cambridge Mathematics Faculty.

HouseCMS.

ClockSaturday 13 November 2010, 10:00-12:30

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

Don't Look Now: Representations of Violence in Media

UserAnthony Lane, Film Critic, The New Yorker magazine.

HouseBateman Auditorium , Gonville and Caius College.

ClockWednesday 10 November 2010, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Café Scientifique

DNA and Cancer

UserProfessor Ron Laskey, MRC Cancer Cell Unit.

HouseBar Area, Arts Picturehouse, St. Andrews Street, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 09 November 2010, 19:30-20:30

Tanner Lectures

Tanner Lectures 2010: Respondents' Discussion

UserKate Barker, Gavin Wood, Marja Elsinga, Matthew Bullock.

HouseRobinson College Umney Theatre.

ClockThursday 04 November 2010, 09:30-13:00

Tanner Lectures

Care-full Markets: Miracle or Mirage?

Tickets for this event can be picked up from the Porters' Lodge (32360)

UserProfessor Susan Smith FBA, Mistress of Girton College.

HouseRobinson College Auditorium.

ClockWednesday 03 November 2010, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

CANCELLED

UserDr Julian Hibberd.

HouseCANCELLED.

ClockMonday 01 November 2010, 20:00-21:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Molecular Modelling of Anaesthetics

This lecture will be preceded by the society's AGM

UserDr Pak-Lee Chau, Bioinformatique Structurale, CNRS URA 2185, Institut Pasteur, Paris.

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

ClockMonday 01 November 2010, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Café Scientifique

'Dementia and an ageing society'

Please note a change in day and venue.

UserProfessor Carol Brayne, Department of Public Health and Primary Care.

HouseBar Area, Arts Picturehouse, St. Andrews Street, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 19 October 2010, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - STRING THEORY - A UNIFYING PRINCIPLE IN THEORETICAL PHYSICS

Note venue change

UserProfessor Michael Green FRS, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, DAMTP.

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre, New Museums Site, Downing Street.

ClockMonday 11 October 2010, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

String Theory - A unifying principle in theoretical physics

Please note that this lecture is not at the usual spacetime coordinates.

UserProfessor Michael Green, FRS, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, DAPTP, University of Cambridge.

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre, New Museum Site.

ClockMonday 11 October 2010, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Synthetic Biology: Making Artificial Life?

UserDr Gos Micklem, Department of Genetics.

HouseLarkum Studio, ADC Theatre, Park Street, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 14 July 2010, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Gambling and the brain

UserDr Luke Clark, Department of Experimental Psychology.

HouseLarkum Studio, ADC Theatre, Park Street, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 16 June 2010, 19:30-20:30

The Hewish Lectures

Paths to Discovery in Radio Astronomy – Prediction and Serendipity

User Professor Ron Ekers, Australia National Telescope Facility CSIRO, Australia.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 08 June 2010, 16:15-17:15

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

NATO in the 21st Century

UserAdmiral James Stavridis, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (SACEUR) / Commander, US European Command.

HouseTBC.

ClockMonday 31 May 2010, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Happy Danes

Please note that this lecture is on Tuesday not Monday

UserDr Luisa Corrado, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockTuesday 25 May 2010, 19:30-21:00

Scott Lectures

Gravitational-Wave Detectors Below 10Hz: LISA, Pulsar Timing Arrays, CMB Polarization, Atom Interferometers, and the Big Bang Observer

This lecture is a colloquium style lecture in physics

UserKip S Thorne, The Feyman Professor of Theoretical Physics, Caltech , USA..

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 21 May 2010, 16:00-17:00

Research Office Linked Events

EPSRC Presentation - Why "Impact" Matters

UserDr Cora O'Reilly, EPSRC.

HouseLT2, Judge Business School.

ClockThursday 20 May 2010, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Are my genes to blame when my jeans don’t fit?

UserDr Giles Yeo, Institute of Metabolic Science.

HouseLarkum Studio, ADC Theatre, Park Street, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 19 May 2010, 19:30-20:30

Scott Lectures

Gravitational-Wave Detectors above 10Hz: Weber Bars, LIGO, GEO, VIRGO, TAMA, LCGT, and Einstein Telescope

This lecture is a colloquium style lecture in physics

UserKip S Thorne, The Feyman Professor of Theoretical Physics, Caltech , USA..

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 19 May 2010, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Gravitational Waves: A New Window onto the Universe

This lecture is for a general audience.

UserKip S Thorne, The Feyman Professor of Theoretical Physics, Caltech , USA..

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 17 May 2010, 16:00-17:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Taming leviathan - dealing with (dis)integrated water management (RESCHEDULED from 21st April)

This talk has been re-scheduled for 12th May, (postponed from 21st April)

UserProfessor Richard Ashley, Peninne Water Group, Sheffield University.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 12 May 2010, 18:00-19:30

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

The Plundered Planet: Why We Must-and How We Can-Manage Nature for Global Prosperity

UserProfessor Paul Collier, Fmr Director of Development Research at the World Bank and Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies at Oxford.

HouseQueens Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College.

ClockTuesday 11 May 2010, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Holographic Technologies

UserDr T D Wilkinson, Reader in Photonic Engineering, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 10 May 2010, 19:30-21:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainability in action at University of California San Diego: the campus as a living laboratory

UserProfessor Paul Linden, Director Sustainability Solutions Institute, University of California, San Diego.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 05 May 2010, 18:00-19:30

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

Cloning, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine: The World After Dolly

UserProfessor Sir Ian Wilmut, Director of the Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh.

HouseCambridge Union Society.

ClockTuesday 04 May 2010, 18:00-19:30

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) Scholar Presentations & Networking Event

FREE & OPEN TO ALL

UserClaire Stanley, Fionn O'Hara & Simon Beaumont.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 29 April 2010, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Ape Research in Indonesia - Marrying Science with Conservation

UserDr Susan Cheyne, Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, University of Oxford.

HouseLarkum Studio, ADC Theatre, Park Street, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 28 April 2010, 19:30-20:30

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

Science - facts and frictions

UserDr. Philip Campbell, Editor-in-Chief, Nature and Nature Publications.

HouseQueens Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College.

ClockWednesday 28 April 2010, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Brood Parasitism

UserDr Clair Spottiswoode, Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 26 April 2010, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Jumping to Delusions - how the brain takes dangerous shortcuts

UserProfessor Paul Fletcher, Bernard Wolfe Professor of Health Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarkum Studio, ADC Theatre, Park Street, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 24 March 2010, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Simon Schaffer, Department of History of Philosophy and Science.

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

ClockSunday 14 March 2010, 17:30-18:30

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

Lessons from the Obama Campaign: Making the Obama Digital Model Work in Politics and Beyond

UserJoe Rospars, New Media Director for Barack Obama’s Presidential Campaign.

HouseCambridge Union Society Debating Chamber.

ClockMonday 08 March 2010, 18:30-20:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk and (Human-induced) Climate Change

UserProfessor Bob Watson, University of East Anglia.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 05 March 2010, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Sustainable Building in the UK

UserDavid Adamson, Director of Smarter Construction in the Office of Government Commerce.

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

ClockMonday 01 March 2010, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk and Natural Catastrophes

UserProfessor Mark Bailey, Armagh Observatory.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 26 February 2010, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Our Place in the Cosmos

UserDr Carolin Crawford, Institute of Astronomy.

HouseLarkum Studio, ADC Theatre, Park Street, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2010, 19:30-20:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Cities of the Future

UserPaul Brown, Executive Vice President CDM Camp Dresser and McKee Inc..

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2010, 18:00-19:30

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Global Warming and the Melting of the Arctic Ice

Admission to the lecture is free and no ticket required – for more information please contact Kerstin Enright, Millennium Mathematics Project, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 0WA (01223 766839) or email: mmptalks@hermes

UserProfessor Peter Wadhams, University of Cambridge.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Clarkson Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2010, 17:00-18:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk, Security and Terrorism

UserProfessor Lucia Zedner, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 19 February 2010, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Imaging Cancer

Please note this week the lecture is on Tuesday not Monday

UserDr Kevin Brindle, Cancer Research Institute/Dept. Biochemistry, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockTuesday 16 February 2010, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Chris Abell, Department of Chemisty.

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

ClockSunday 14 February 2010, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk and Humanities

UserProfessor Mary Beard, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 12 February 2010, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk and Government: The architectonics of blame-avoidance

UserProfessor Christopher Hood, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 05 February 2010, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Stem Cells: Overcoming the Embryo

Please Note this lecture is not on a Monday

UserProfessor Austin Smith, School of Biological Sciences, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockTuesday 02 February 2010, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk and the Brain: The neural basis of decision making under uncertainty

UserProfessor John O'Doherty, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 29 January 2010, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Pandemic! Where do new infections come from?

UserDr Chris Smith, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarkum Studio, ADC Theatre, Park Street, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2010, 19:30-20:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Roadmap to 2050

UserProfessor David MacKay, Chief Scientific Advisor to the Department of Energy and Climate.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2010, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk: Science and the Media

UserDr Ben Goldacre, The Guardian.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 22 January 2010, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Gravitational Lensing

UserDr Lindsay King, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 18 January 2010, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Risk: Trying to quantify our uncertainty

UserProfessor David Spiegelhalter, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 15 January 2010, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Genetic testing: Truth or Dare?

UserDr Caroline Wright (PHG Foundation).

HouseLarkum Studio, ADC Theatre, Park Street, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 09 December 2009, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

ONE DAY MEETING - Emotions in an age of communication

An interdisciplinary scientific ONE DAY meeting OPEN TO ALL who are interested

UserSPEAKERS: Ross Anderson, Bhismadev Chakrabarti, Nicky Clayton, David Good, Mel Slater, Paul White - ORGANISERS: Peter Robinson and Alan Blackwell DISCUSSION SESSION : Simone Schnall.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Builiding.

ClockMonday 07 December 2009, 09:00-17:30

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

The Cyberknife

UserMark Brenner, MD, Chief of Radiation Oncology, Cyberknife Center.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Theatre 9.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2009, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Robotic Surgery

UserProfessor David Neal, Professor of Surgical Oncology, Cancer Research UK.

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

ClockMonday 30 November 2009, 19:30-21:00

Peterhouse Theory Group

“Language and Silence in Religious and Continental Philosophy”.

UserProfessor Graham Ward (Manchester University).

HouseThe Parlour, Peterhouse.

ClockThursday 26 November 2009, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Tracing human ancestry using DNA

UserDr Peter Forster, Director of Research, Institute of Forensic Genetics, University of Münster, Germany.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockMonday 23 November 2009, 17:30-18:30

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

Gates Coffeehouse Webinar: Breaking into Politics

UserFour young Europeans and Americans engaged in politics; see website for more info.

HouseOnline webinar; see website to register..

ClockSaturday 21 November 2009, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Laser Photonics

Please note the return to our usual venue

UserDr Bill O'Neill, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 16 November 2009, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Exploiting Bacteria to Battle Cancer

UserDr Guillermo de la Cueva Méndez (Hutchison/MRC Research Centre).

HouseLarkum Studio, ADC Theatre, Park Street, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2009, 19:30-20:30

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Through the Looking Glass ....again and again!

Admission to the lecture is free but by ticket only. For tickets please e-mail Kerstin Enright at mmptalks@hermes.cam.ac.uk or call 01223 766839, Age level: 11+, general public

UserDr Sara Santos, Royal Institution.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Clarkson Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2009, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Hearing loss and hearing aids

UserProfessor Brian C J Moore, FMedSci FRS, Professor of Auditory Perception.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockMonday 09 November 2009, 17:30-18:30

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

Gates Internal Symposium: Social Science and the Scientific Method

UserVarious student speakers; see website for more information.

HouseLocation and time TBA.

ClockSunday 08 November 2009, 16:30-18:30

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

SPECTACULAR CHEMISTRY LECTURE

Free & open to all (suitable for families)

UserDr Hal Sosabowski, University of Brighton.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 05 November 2009, 19:00-20:00

Peterhouse Theory Group

"Music, rhythm, and movement: Why we fill the silence?"

UserDr Jessica Grahn (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge).

HouseThe Parlour, Peterhouse.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2009, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Science and the Media

Please note our temporary venue

UserQuentin Cooper, Presenter of BBC's "Material World".

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockMonday 02 November 2009, 19:30-21:00

Lady Margaret Lectures

Cancer as a Darwinian Process

UserProfessor Ron Laskey FRS.

HouseYusuf Hamied Centre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2009, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

PhD or NoT?

UserPhD Students, Career Service, Board of Graduate Studies....

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Department of Pharmacology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockMonday 26 October 2009, 18:30-21:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Plagiarism in Science

Please note our temporary venue

UserProfessor Brian J Ford, President of the CSAR.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockMonday 19 October 2009, 19:30-21:00

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

What Are The Odds?

Admission to the lecture is free but by ticket only. For tickets please e-mail Kerstin Enright at mmptalks@hermes.cam.ac.uk or call 01223 766839, Level: age range 14 - 16, KS3-5

UserNadia Baker, Millennium Mathematics Project, University of Cambridge.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Clarkson Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 October 2009, 14:00-15:00

Pembroke College Corporate Partnership Talks

Fourth William Pitt Seminar: "A Blueprint for survival"

Invite only - please contact organiser if you are interested in coming.

UserVarious speakers.

HouseQueen's Building, Emmanuel College. Dinner in Hall, Pembroke College..

ClockFriday 16 October 2009, 15:30-19:00

Cambridge Advanced Imaging Seminars

Cryo Electron Microscopy: From Molecules to Systems

UserProfessor Wolfgang Baumeister, MPI of Biochemistry, Head of Department of Molecular Structural Biology, Martinsried/Germany.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 15 October 2009, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Café Scientifique

Shrinking Down Nutrition: Nanofoods

UserDr Dora Pereira, MRC Human Nutrition Research.

HouseLarkum Studio, ADC Theatre, Park Street, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 14 October 2009, 19:30-20:30

C.P. Snow Lectures

C P Snow's Two Cultures Revisited

C.P. Snow Lecture

UserProfessor Lisa Jardine, Centre for Editing Lives and Letters, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseHamied Theatre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 14 October 2009, 17:30-18:30

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

Just listen they're scared: The application of hostage negotiation in everyday life.

UserRichard Mullender, Former member of the Hostage and Crisis Negotiation Unit, Scotland Yard.

HouseLecture Theatre 9, Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 13 October 2009, 17:30-18:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Cradle to Cradle Design

UserBill McDonough William McDonough and Partners.

House Cambridge Unuiversity Engineerintg Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 07 October 2009, 18:00-19:30

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

HUNTING THE ANTISOCIAL CANCER CELL

Free & open to all

UserProf. Ron Laskey, MRC Cancer Cell Unit, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 01 October 2009, 19:00-20:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

TALES FROM THE BREWHOUSE

Tickets £5 (over 18s only)

UserRichard Naisby, Milton Brewery, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 10 September 2009, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The Voyage to the Beagle Letters, Henslow, Darwin and the Philosophical Society

Darwin 2009 Lecture

UserProfessor John Parker, Director Cambridge University Botanic Garden.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockThursday 09 July 2009, 17:30-18:30

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

THE SECRET WORLD OF CODES AND CODEBREAKING

Admission to the lecture is free but by ticket only. Please visit the MMP website www.mmp.maths.org

UserDr James Grime, Millennium Mathematics Project, University of Cambridge.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Clarkson Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 23 June 2009, 11:00-12:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

PRIVATE EVENING TOUR OF THE CAMBRIDGE BOTANIC GARDEN - NOW FULLY BOOKED!

Limited numbers. Tickets: Adults £5. Under 16s £3.

UserBotanic Garden guides.

HouseCambridge University Botanic Garden.

ClockThursday 11 June 2009, 18:30-21:00

Peterhouse Theory Group

“Interfaith relations, scriptural reasoning, and theories of deliberative democracy” (title to be confirmed).

Anyone is welcome to attend.

UserDr Jeff Bailey.Tutor in Public Theology, Westcott House and Lecturer at the Faculty of Divinity..

HouseThe Parlour, Peterhouse.

ClockWednesday 10 June 2009, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

"Just one more try will do it!" The Psychology of Gambling

Rescheduled from February

UserDr Luke Clarke (Behavioural and Clinical Neurosciences Institute, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College.

ClockMonday 01 June 2009, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

"Global Education of Cervical Cancer"

UserSir Leszek Borysiewicz (Chief Executive Officer of the MRC).

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Department of Pharmacology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockWednesday 27 May 2009, 20:00-21:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

"Bringing new medicines to market" How the biopharmaceutical industry works

UserDr Melanie Lee DSc (Hon) FMedSci (Executive Vice President of Research and Development, UCB Belgium ).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College.

ClockTuesday 26 May 2009, 19:30-21:00

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Magic Squares

Admission to the lecture is free but by ticket only. Please visit the MMP website www.mmp.maths.org

UserDr Jenny Gage, Millennium Mathematics Project, University of Cambridge.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Clarkson Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 21 May 2009, 11:00-12:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Mental programs and the frontal lobe

UserProf. John Duncan (Medical Research Council - Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit).

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Department of Pharmacology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockMonday 18 May 2009, 20:00-21:30

Peterhouse Theory Group

"The war that never was: the mundane and the exceptional in contemporary Brazil".

Anyone is welcome to attend.

UserDr Marta Magalhães. Centre for Latin American Studies, Cambridge..

HouseThe Parlour, Peterhouse.

ClockTuesday 12 May 2009, 17:30-19:00

Mordell Lectures

KAM and Rigidity

UserProfessor Anatole Katok (Penn State University).

HouseWolfson Room (MR 2) Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 07 May 2009, 17:00-18:30

Lady Margaret Lectures

Socrates versus Darwin

UserProfessor David Sedley FBA.

HouseYusuf Hamied Centre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 06 May 2009, 17:15-18:15

Life Science Interface Seminars

A Journey in the World of Molecules

NOBEL LAUREATE Linacre Lecture

UserProfessor Jean-Marie Lehn, Institut de Science et d’Ingénierie Supramoléculaires, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg.

HousePalmerston Room, Fisher Building, St Johns College.

ClockWednesday 06 May 2009, 17:00-18:15

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

William MCDonough (CANCELLED)

UserWilliam McDonough Author of "Cradle to Cradle".

HouseCANCELLED.

ClockWednesday 06 May 2009, 00:00-00:00

Scott Lectures

Physics and Complexity : Examples

UserProfessor David Sherrington, FRS, Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford and Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 01 May 2009, 16:15-17:15

Peterhouse Theory Group

"Shooting War: Ethics in Conflict Photography"

For those attending the talk, there is a special offer of a 15% discount on subscription to dispatches, including a back copy of the last issue, "Beyond Iraq", for which Yuri Kozyrev shot the main photo story. Anyone is welcome to attend.

UserGary Knight. VII Photo Agency.

HouseUpper Hall, Peterhouse.

ClockThursday 30 April 2009, 17:30-19:00

Environment on the Edge Lecture Series

Beyond GDP Growth: measuring real progress in a developing country

All welcome, admission free. To book, please email directorate@unep-wcmc.org

UserPavan Sukhdev, Chair of Deutsche Bank's Global Markets Centre, Mumbai.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

ClockThursday 30 April 2009, 17:15-18:30

Brain and Consciousness

Learning, Stress and Integrated Brain-functioning

Refreshments served from 17.30

UserDirector, Centre for Brain Consciousness and Cognition, Iowa, USA.

HouseBateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College, CB2 1TA.

ClockWednesday 29 April 2009, 18:30-20:30

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

A 21st Century View of National Security

UserSir Richard Dearlove, Master of Pembroke College and former Head of the British Secret Intelligence Service.

HouseBoys Smith Room, Fisher Building at St. John's College.

ClockWednesday 29 April 2009, 18:00-20:00

Scott Lectures

Physics and Complexity : Methodologies

UserProfessor David Sherrington, FRS, Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford and Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA..

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 29 April 2009, 16:15-17:15

Scott Lectures

Physics and Complexity : An Overview

UserProfessor David Sherrington, FRS, Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford and Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 27 April 2009, 16:15-17:15

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

ART MEETS SCIENCE – THE STORY OF LAPIS LAZULI & ULTRAMARINE

Free & open to all.

UserDr Spike Bucklow, Hamilton-Kerr Institute, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 23 April 2009, 19:00-20:00

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Magic Squares

Admission to the lecture is free but by ticket only. Please visit the MMP website www.mmp.maths.org

UserDr Jenny Gage, Millennium Mathematics Project, University of Cambridge.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Clarkson Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 27 March 2009, 11:00-12:00

Cambridge Science Festival

The nature of life - a scientific debate

UserProfessor Lewis Wolpert and Dr Rupert Sheldrake.

HouseRoom 9, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms.

ClockFriday 20 March 2009, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Science Festival

Quantum

UserManjit Kumar.

HouseRoom 9, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms.

ClockFriday 20 March 2009, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Science Festival

Animals and ourselves

UserProfessor Aubrey Manning.

HouseRoom 1, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms.

ClockFriday 20 March 2009, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Science Festival

Cafe Scientifique: can we read minds?

Age 12+ (www.neuromedia.eu)

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseThe Michaelhouse, Trinity Street.

ClockThursday 19 March 2009, 19:30-21:30

Environment on the Edge Lecture Series

The Arctic on the Edge: Policy Issues in Canada's Back Yard

All welcome, admission free. To book, please email directorate@unep-wcmc.org

UserDr Peter Harrison, Skelton-Clark Fellow in the School of Policy Studies, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

ClockThursday 19 March 2009, 17:15-18:30

Cambridge Science Festival

Quantum anomalies and the origin of time

UserProfessor Shahn Majid.

HouseRoom 9, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms.

ClockWednesday 18 March 2009, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Science Festival

Chemistry saves lives

UserDr Tony Wood, Vice President and Worldwide Head of Medicinal Chemistry at Pfizer.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 18 March 2009, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Science Festival

Entering the ecological age

Pre book (rsdevents@rsd.cam.ac.uk)

UserPeter Head, Director of Planning and Integrated Urbanism.

HouseEngineering Department.

ClockWednesday 18 March 2009, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Science Festival

Statistics are either dull or wrong:discuss

UserProfessor David Spiegelhalter.

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 17 March 2009, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Science Festival

Darwin's Islands: In Darwin's footsteps to the Galapagos

Ages 12+, Pre book (tel 01223 364721 ext 66147, email: ro6-Outreach@open.ac.uk

UserDr David Robinson.

HouseThe Open University in the East of England, Hills Road.

ClockTuesday 17 March 2009, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Science Festival

Carbon neutral communities

Pre book (rsdevents@rsd.cam.ac.uk)

UserGerard Evenden, Senior Partner, Foster and Partners.

HouseEngineering Department.

ClockTuesday 17 March 2009, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Science Festival

It is rocket science!

UserHelen Keen.

HouseUniversity Centre.

ClockMonday 16 March 2009, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Science Festival

Sustainable energy - without the hot air

UserProfessor David Mackay.

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 13 March 2009, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Darwinspotting in 2009: Are there any real ones out there?

UserDr Peter C. Kjærgaard, Visiting Fellow, Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies.

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Department of Pharmacology, Tennis Court Road.

ClockThursday 12 March 2009, 20:00-21:00

Arcadia Lectures

Cultural Agoraphobia and the Future of the Library: the first Arcadia Lecture

UserProfessor James Boyle, Duke University.

HouseLee Hall, Wolfson College.

ClockThursday 12 March 2009, 18:00-19:15

Cambridge Science Festival

How your mobile phone works

UserChris Cox.

HouseUniversity Centre.

ClockThursday 12 March 2009, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Science Festival

A taste of teaching: D&T and Sciences

This event is for adults only

UserElaine Wilson, Senior Lecturer in Science Education and Raza Shah, Subject Lecturer in Design and Technology Education.

HouseFacutly of Education, Hills Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 12 March 2009, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Science Festival

Making the most of our minds

UserSponsored by Science AAAS.

HouseJudge Business School.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2009, 19:30-21:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Innovating to sustainability

UserProfessor Charles Ainger, MWH Ltd and Centre for Sustainable Development, Cambridge University.

HouseLecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Trumpington Street.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2009, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Science Festival

Marshall - one hundred years in Cambridge

UserTerry Holloway.

HouseUniversity Centre.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2009, 18:00-19:00

Lady Margaret Lectures

Darwin and Genetics: 1909 and 2009

UserProfessor Marsha Richmond, Dept of History, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.

HouseYusuf Hamied Centre, Christ's College.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2009, 17:15-18:15

Cambridge Science Festival

Darwin in a global context

UserProfessor Jim Secord and Professor John Parker.

HouseUniversity Centre.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2009, 20:00-21:00

Seminars on Adaptation to Climate Change

THE POPULATION FACTOR- HOW DOES IT RELATE TO CLIMATE CHANGE?

UserProfessor Malcolm Potts, Bixby Professor, Community Health and Human Development, Berkeley, University of California.

HouseSt Edmund’s College, Garden Room.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2009, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Science Festival

Can science beat terrorism?

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockMonday 09 March 2009, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Science Festival

Why do we like to eat?

UserDr Sadaf Farooqi, Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Fellow at Addenbrookes.

HouseUniversity Centre.

ClockMonday 09 March 2009, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Machines that see

UserProfessor Andrew Blake FRS FREng, Microsoft Research.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockMonday 09 March 2009, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Boundaries of Darwinism

UserProfessor John Dupre, University of Exeter.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 06 March 2009, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Usability Group

Information Visualization for Knowledge Discovery (A Few Places Now Available!)

A few people have dropped out - we have about 17 seats available now!!

UserBen Shneiderman, Professor, Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory, University of Maryland.

HouseMicrosoft Research Ltd, 7 J J Thomson Avenue (Off Madingley Road), Cambridge.

ClockThursday 05 March 2009, 18:40-20:15

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

The role of fuel cell technology in a low carbon economy

UserNigel Brandon, Professor of Sustainable Development in Energy - Imperial College.

HouseLR2, Engineering Department, Inglis Building.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2009, 17:00-18:00

Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology Departmental Seminars

Sustainable Organic Fuels for Transport

UserDr Richard Pearson, Lotus Engineering, Norwich, Norfolk, UK.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Department of Chemical Engineering.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2009, 15:30-16:30

Seminars on Adaptation to Climate Change

RESPONDING TO CHANGES IN NATURE

UserChris Smith (Lord Smith of Finsbury), Chairman of the Environment Agency; former MP and Cabinet Minister; former President Cambridge Union Society.

HouseSt Edmund’s College, Garden Room.

ClockTuesday 03 March 2009, 17:00-18:00

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

The Four Colour Theorem

Admission to the lecture is free but by ticket only. Please visit the MMP website www.mmp.maths.org

UserProfessor Imre Leader.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Clarkson Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 03 March 2009, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

"Where is it safe to go on holiday?" Antigenic Cartography; a mathematical method for mapping the spread of viruses

UserProfessor Derek Smith (Professor of Infectious Disease Informatics Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College.

ClockMonday 02 March 2009, 19:30-21:00

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

Vaccine Development in the Year 2100

UserDr. James P. Nataro, University of Maryland..

HouseRiley Auditorium, Gillespie Centre, Clare College.

ClockMonday 02 March 2009, 18:00-19:15

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

Lent Internal Symposium 2009

Recording of the lecture is available from: http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~pb400/GatesInternalSeminar.mp3

UserJoshua R. Cook, Will Smiley, Oleksandr Poplavskyy, Joseph C. Bonneau, University of Cambridge.

HouseGates Common Room, Cambridge.

ClockSunday 01 March 2009, 16:00-18:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Is Human Evolution Over?

UserProfessor Steve Jones, University College London.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 27 February 2009, 17:30-18:30

Wildlife and Environment

Alternatives to Fossil Fuels

David MacKay is a wonderful speaker: lively, funny, wonderfully clear and easy to follow. Do not think that you cannot understand the problem, or that talks by professors of physics are not for you. Professors are not what they used to be!

UserDavid MacKay, Professor in the Department of Physics, CU.

HouseSt John's Church Hall, Hills Road, opposite Homerton College.

ClockWednesday 25 February 2009, 19:30-21:45

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

The Mathematics of Evolutionary Biology

Admission to the lecture is free but by ticket only. Please visit the MMP website www.mmp.maths.org

UserProfessor Ray Goldstein, University of Cambridge.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Clarkson Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 25 February 2009, 17:00-18:00

Seminars on Adaptation to Climate Change

CAN WE ADAPT THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT IN TIME?

UserProfessor Michael Kelly, Prince Philip Professor, Cambridge; Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Communities and Local Government, London.

HouseSt Edmund’s College, Garden Room.

ClockTuesday 24 February 2009, 17:00-18:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Evolution and Conservation of Biodiversity

UserProfessor Craig Moritz, University of California.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 20 February 2009, 17:30-18:30

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

IMPROVING OUTCOMES FOR CANCER PATIENTS

Free & open to all

UserDr Rebecca Fitzgerald, Hutchison-MRC Cancer Cell Unit, Research Centre, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 19 February 2009, 19:00-20:00

Seminars on Adaptation to Climate Change

CREATING NEW AND SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES

UserProfessor Peter Guthrie, Professor of Engineering for Sustainable Development, Cambridge; Fellow, St Edmund’s College.

HouseSt Edmund’s College, Garden Room.

ClockTuesday 17 February 2009, 17:00-18:00

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

Cambridge and the Environment

Recording of the lecture is available from: http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~pb400/ViceChancellorRichards.mp3

UserProfessor Alison Richard, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.

HouseHicks Room, University Centre.

ClockTuesday 17 February 2009, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

"Genetics and Cancer" The BRCA2 gene (discovered by Professor Stratton and his team), and its involvement in human breast and prostate cancer

UserProfessor Michael Stratton (Deputy Director of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Head of the Cancer Genome Project).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College.

ClockMonday 16 February 2009, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

CANCELLED !!! "Uncovering and Exploiting Chinks in Cancer's Armour" - CANCELLED !!!

UserProf Alan Ashworth (Institute of Cancer Research Director – London).

HouseCANCELLED.

ClockMonday 16 February 2009, 00:00-00:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Darwin and Human Society

UserProfessor Paul Seabright, University of Toulouse.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 13 February 2009, 17:30-18:30

Environment on the Edge Lecture Series

Darwin in his time - and in ours

Free admission, all welcome. To register, please email directorate@unep-wcmc.org

UserProfessor Sir Robert May, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

ClockThursday 12 February 2009, 17:15-18:30

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

The Maths of Diamonds, Race Fixing, Art Theft, and Professor Moriarty

Admission to the lecture is free but by ticket only. Please visit the MMP website www.mmp.maths.org

UserProfessor John D. Barrow, University of Cambridge.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Clarkson Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 12 February 2009, 17:00-18:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Water, health and sustainable development

UserDr Jamie Bartram, Co-ordinator of Water, Sanitation and Health at the World Health Organisation.

HouseLecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Trumpington Street.

ClockWednesday 11 February 2009, 18:00-19:30

Seminars on Adaptation to Climate Change

SMARTLIFE: GOVERNMENT, INDUSTRY AND EDUCATION ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE

UserDavid Arkell, Director, SmartLIFE and Head of Innovation & Partnerships, Cambridgeshire County Council.

HouseSt Edmund’s College, Garden Room.

ClockTuesday 10 February 2009, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Planar cell polarity: a large or small part of animal development?

UserDr Peter A Lawrence FRS, Department of Zoology and MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockMonday 09 February 2009, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Darwin in the Literary World

UserProfessor Rebecca Stott, University of East Anglia.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 06 February 2009, 17:30-18:30

Seminars on Adaptation to Climate Change

INTEGRATING ADAPTATION AND MITIGATION SOLUTIONS

UserProfessor Julian Hunt (Lord Hunt of Chesterton), Professor of Climate Modelling, University College, London.

HouseSt Edmund’s College, Garden Room.

ClockThursday 05 February 2009, 17:00-18:00

Gates Distinguished Lecture Series

Whether a creation-based religion can be consistent with science and evolution

Recording of the lecture is available from: http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~pb400/RabbiWeinreb.mp3

UserDr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, the executive vice president of the Orthodox.

HouseUnion Debating Chamber at 9a Bridge Street.

ClockMonday 02 February 2009, 19:00-20:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Global Darwin

UserProfessor Jim Secord, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 30 January 2009, 17:30-18:30

Genetics Seminar Series

Building bridges between genes, brains and language.

http://royalsociety.org/page.asp?id=1512

UserDr Simon Fisher - WTC for Human Genetics, University of Oxford..

HousePart II room, Department of Genetics.

ClockThursday 29 January 2009, 14:30-16:30

Seminars on Adaptation to Climate Change

ADAPTATION IN POOR COUNTRIES

UserDr Flavio Comim, Senior Economist, United Nations Development Programme, Brazil and CSC/VHI, St Edmund’s College, Cambridge.

HouseSt Edmund’s College, Garden Room.

ClockTuesday 27 January 2009, 17:00-18:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Darwin's Intellectual Development

UserProfessor Janet Browne, Harvard University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 23 January 2009, 17:30-18:30

Environment on the Edge Lecture Series

Can Climate Engineering be a Sensible Plan B?

Free admission, all welcome. To register, please email directorate@unep-wcmc.org

UserDr Steve Koonin, Chief Scientist, BP.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

ClockThursday 22 January 2009, 17:15-18:30

Seminars on Adaptation to Climate Change

RETHINKING PERSONAL MOBILITY: POLICY, TECHNOLOGY AND SYSTEMS THINKING

UserDr Bernie Bulkin, Commissioner for Energy and Transport, UK Sustainable Development Commission.

HouseSt Edmund’s College, Garden Room.

ClockTuesday 20 January 2009, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

"We know who you are, from the way you sound" Computer voice-recognition systems and what they can do

This lecture is joint with the Cambridge Philosophical Society

UserDr Kirsty McDougall (Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College.

ClockMonday 19 January 2009, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Making of the Fittest

UserProfessor Sean Carroll, University of Wisconsin.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 16 January 2009, 17:30-18:30

Seminars on Adaptation to Climate Change

ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE: NECESSITIES AND PRIORITIES

UserProfessor Martin Parry, Chair, IPCC's Task Group on Scenarios for Climate Impact Assessment.

HouseSt Edmund’s College, Garden Room.

ClockTuesday 13 January 2009, 17:00-18:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Physics of Living Matter 3

registration is now closed as the meeting is oversubscribed, thank you

Userregistration is now closed as the meeting is oversubscribed, thank you.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 16 December 2008, 09:00-18:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

ONE DAY MEETING - Pluripotency, reprogramming and stem cells

REGISTER BY EMAIL TO: philosoc@hermes.cam.ac.uk

UserSPEAKERS: Peter Andrews, Robin Lovell-Badge, James Byrne, Ian Chambers, Kevin Eggan, Martin Evans, Stephen Minger, Alison Murdoch and Kevin Shakesheff, CHAIRED BY: Chris Graham and Richard Gardiner, ORGANISERS: Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz and John Gurdon.

HouseFitzwilliam College Auditorium.

ClockFriday 12 December 2008, 09:00-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Sustainable Energy - without the hot air

UserProf David J C Mackay (Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College.

ClockMonday 01 December 2008, 19:30-21:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

OBESITY - A GROWING PROBLEM

UserDavid Haslam, MB BS, National Obesity Forum.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 27 November 2008, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

All cells are born equal, but some are more equal than others

UserDr Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK, The Gurdon Institute.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockMonday 24 November 2008, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Lost in translation: challenges in applying society's risks to individuals

UserProfessor David Spiegelhalter OBE FRS, Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockMonday 10 November 2008, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

HONORARY FELLOWS PRIZE LECTURE - Who owns science?

UserProfessor Sir John Sulston FRS.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockWednesday 05 November 2008, 17:30-18:30

Millennium Maths Project public and schools' events

Particle Hunting at CERN

Open to the general public - suggested age range 16+

UserDr Ben Allanach DAMTP, University of Cambridge.

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Clarkson Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2008, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

"Something’s come up": The Discovery of New Drugs, (including Cardura, Norvasc and Viagra)

UserDr Simon Campbell CBE (Former President of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Former Pfizer Senior Vice-President for Discovery).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College.

ClockMonday 03 November 2008, 19:30-21:00

Environment on the Edge Lecture Series

The New Food Security Debate: Should the UK produce as much of its own food as possible?

All welcome, admission free. To book, please email directorate@unep-wcmc.org

UserTim Lang, Professor of Food Policy, City University.

HouseBuckingham House Lecture Theatre, Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

ClockThursday 30 October 2008, 17:15-18:30

Tanner Lectures

What's Left of Culture and Society?

For further information and free tickets, please call 01223 332368 email: tanner.admin@clarehall.cam.ac.uk

UserProf Lisa Jardine, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 30 October 2008, 17:00-19:00

Mordell Lectures

Geometric PDE

The lecture will be followed by a Reception in the Saltmarsh Rooms, King's College from 7 p.m.

UserProf Tobias Colding (MIT).

HouseWolfson Room (MR 2) Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 30 October 2008, 17:00-18:30

Festival of Ideas

Millennia of Colour Making

UserDr Spike Bucklow, Hamilton Kerr Institute.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2008, 18:00-18:45

The Hewish Lectures

Pulsars: A Marvellous Serendipity

UserProfessor Dick Manchester, Australia Telescope Facility, CSIRO, Australia.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2008, 16:15-17:15

Festival of Ideas

What's the point of economics?

Pre book on 01223 766766

UserEvan Davis, BBC Today presenter.

HouseRoom 9, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms.

ClockMonday 27 October 2008, 17:30-18:30

Festival of Ideas

Cambridge and the Meaning of Life

UserProf Alan Macfarlane, Dept of Social Anthropology.

HouseLT1, Judge Business School.

ClockFriday 24 October 2008, 17:00-17:30

Festival of Ideas

China: The World's Only Super-Power in the Late First Millennium

UserProf David McMullen, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

HouseRoom 8-9, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 17:00-18:00

Festival of Ideas

Into the Unknown: Medieval Travellers, Real and Imaginary

UserProf James Montgomery, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

HouseRoom 8-9, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2008, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE Seeing Nano: optics on the smallest scales

UserProfessor Jeremy J Baumberg, NanoPhotonics Centre, Department of Physics.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockMonday 13 October 2008, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Larmor Lecture: "Seeing Nano: optics on the smallest scale"

This lecture is jointly with the Cambridge Philosophical Society

UserProfessor Jeremy J Baumberg (NanoPhotonics Centre Department of Physics. University of Cambridge).

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockMonday 13 October 2008, 17:30-19:00

Isaac Newton Institute Distinguished Seminars

Cryogenic Turbulence

Institute distinguished event

UserProfessor K Sreenivasan (International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste).