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We organise interdisciplinary forums where simulating talks are followed by discussions from young scholars with various backgrounds.

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5 upcoming talks and 3985 talks in the archive.

Zangwill Club

The neural circuit underlying perceptual expectations

UserPeter Kok (UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 03 December 2021, 14:45-16:15

NLIP Seminar Series

CANCELLED

UserLotty Brand (University of Sheffield) .

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 03 December 2021, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Energy-Based Models

UserStratis Markou and James Allingham (University of Cambridge).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department ,LR3A.

ClockWednesday 01 December 2021, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

What does magic tell us about free will?

UserGustav Kuhn (Goldsmiths, University of London).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 26 November 2021, 16:15-17:30

Statistics

CANCELLED: Systematic inducement of sparsity

UserHeather Battey (Imperial College London).

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockFriday 26 November 2021, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Sparse Latent Structure with Overlapping Constraints

UserVlad Niculae (University of Amsterdam).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 26 November 2021, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Time perception as accumulation of salient events

UserWarrick Roseboom (University of Sussex).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 19 November 2021, 16:15-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Analyzing and Summarizing Movies using Turning Points

UserFrank Keller (University of Edinburgh).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 19 November 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The Role of Root Semantics in Determining Argument Alternations

To register for this talk, please use this link: https://forms.gle/E5rAVyaoMM4BbxKJ6

UserDr. John Beavers (University of Texas).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 18 November 2021, 17:00-18:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Deep Kernels

UserSebastian Ober and Austin Tripp (University of Cambridge).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department ,LR3A.

ClockWednesday 17 November 2021, 11:00-12:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Revitalising Jèrriais: The Norman Language of Jersey

Please register for this webinar at: https://www.mmll.cam.ac.uk/centres/celc/conference-series

UserL'Office du Jèrriais.

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 16 November 2021, 17:00-18:00

Zangwill Club

Can we nudge to zero? Promises and pitfalls of behavioural insights-based climate policies

UserLucia Reisch (University of Cambridge) .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 12 November 2021, 16:15-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

How language understanding unfolds in minds and machines

UserRoger Levy (MIT).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 12 November 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Vulnerable Left Periphery: Why there is no other alternative to change

UserProf. Enoch Aboh (University of Amsterdam).

HouseOnline: Zoom talk.

ClockThursday 11 November 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Ideophone patterns across Kiranti languages (Eastern Nepal),

Please register for this talk at https://www.mmll.cam.ac.uk/centres/celc/conference-series

UserDr Aimée Lahaussois (Université Paris 7).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 09 November 2021, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Human action selection under threat: computing adaptive behaviour

UserDominik Bach (University College London).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 05 November 2021, 16:15-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Integrating Human Cognition with Natural Language Processing

UserYevgeni Berzak (Technion).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 05 November 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Phonotactics and rules interacting in change: understanding Mid-Scots θ-Debuccalisation and Late Middle English Syncope

To register for this link, please follow this link: https://forms.gle/5GCRb7HT8RUjJbvQA

UserPatrick Honeybone (University of Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 04 November 2021, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

MARS via LASSO

UserAditya Guntuboyina (UC Berkeley).

Househttps://maths-cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/93998865836?pwd=VzVzN1VFQ0xjS3VDdlY0enBVckY5dz09.

ClockFriday 29 October 2021, 16:00-17:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Implicit Regularization in Deep Learning

User Jezabel Garcia, Alberto Bernacchia (MediaTek Research).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department ,LR3A.

ClockWednesday 27 October 2021, 11:00-12:30

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Machines that can read lips

This talk will be on zoom

UserPingchuan Ma (Imperial College London).

HouseZoom: https://eng-cam.zoom.us/j/81927138251?pwd=TVd3MXliV003dUdYVlFwU2NDWGpmdz09.

ClockMonday 25 October 2021, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Some lessons one philosopher drew from thinking about wanting and liking

UserRichard Holton (University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 22 October 2021, 16:15-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Toward Broad and Deep Language Understanding for Intelligent Systems

UserMarjorie McShane (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 22 October 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Empirical Results on Morphological Convergence in English

UserDr. Péter Rácz (Central European University, Budapest University of Technology, University of Canterbury)..

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 21 October 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Hippocampal LTP and Psychiatry: The Prime Suspect

UserDavid Bannerman (University of Oxford).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 15 October 2021, 16:15-18:00

Statistics

TBC

UserLester Mackey (Microsoft Research).

HouseZoom.

ClockFriday 15 October 2021, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Exploring Feedback Comment Generation for Language Learners

UserRyo Nagata (Konan University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 15 October 2021, 12:00-13:00

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Generative Speech Separation based on Pitch Information

This talk will be on zoom

UserDr Xiang Li, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

HouseZoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87426783837?pwd=akx4ZWZMYVZML2ZoOWRlYzdRaTd6dz09.

ClockMonday 11 October 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Translating the Deaf Self: Translanguaging, interpreting & identities of deaf signers at work

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/PnyrnLjX4NAKnRMBA

UserJemina Napier (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 17 June 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Challenges in evaluating natural language generation systems

Note unusual time

UserMohit Iyyer (University of Massachusetts Amherst).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 11 June 2021, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

How (not) to do (areal) phonological typology

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/vCtCxURPtUbranv57

UserPavel Iosad (University of Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 10 June 2021, 17:30-19:00

Zangwill Club

Modulation Of Attention By Ascending Projections

UserDr, Tomás Ossandón, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 04 June 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Beyond Facts: The Problem of Framing in Assessing What is True

Note unusual time

UserPhilip Resnik (University of Maryland).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 04 June 2021, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Identity construction and self-presentation on WhatsApp profile statuses: What does our status say about us?

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/Pv8gjUQsuMiyWnUMA

UserCarmen Maíz Arévalo (Universidad Complutense Madrid).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 03 June 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Data-driven versus Hypothesis-driven approaches in cognitive neuroscience

UserKarim Jerbi, PhD, Canada Research Chair (CRC) University of Montreal.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 28 May 2021, 16:15-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Interpretability in NLP: Moving Beyond Vision

Note unusual time

UserShuoyang Ding (Johns Hopkins University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 28 May 2021, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

How do stylistic features “work” in news texts about a violent event that took place abroad? A cross-cultural case study.

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/UqMEAFyne44WyZCP6

UserAshley Riggs (Université de Genève).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 27 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Losing Touch With Your Body: Clinical and Experimentally-Induced States of Body Disownership

User Professor Bigna Lenggenhager, University of Zurich, Switzerland.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 21 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Typological Feature Prediction and Blinding for Cross-Lingual NLP

UserJohannes Bjerva (Aalborg University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 21 May 2021, 12:00-13:00

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Audio-Visual Learning: Challenges and New Approaches

This talk will be on zoom

UserDr Jie Pu, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

HouseZoom: https://zoom.us/j/95352633552?pwd=RzJVK2UzOGZyNU5mVHd1Y1VPT2tDUT09.

ClockTuesday 18 May 2021, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Individual Differences In Fear Attenuation And Social Transfer Of Knowledge

UserMarie-H. Monfils, PhD, University of Texas at Austin.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 14 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Incorporating Structure into NLP Models with Graph Neural Networks

User Michael Schlichtkrull (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 14 May 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Ecological links between L2 learning and L1 change

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/XdoC5YnNfbS5USeb7

UserAntonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 13 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Automatic Assessment Systems for the Spoken CALL Shared Tasks

This talk will be held on zoom

UserMengjie Qian, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

HouseZoom: https://zoom.us/j/95352633552?pwd=RzJVK2UzOGZyNU5mVHd1Y1VPT2tDUT09.

ClockTuesday 11 May 2021, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Brain Dynamics and Flexible Behaviors

UserLucina Q. Uddin, Ph.D, University of Miami.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 07 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Adaptation and Control in Enterprise Language Technology

UserRyan McDonald (ASAPP).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 07 May 2021, 12:00-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Cross domain similarities and intra-person changes

UserMaria Liakata (University of Warwick).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 30 April 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Language contact in syntax: The view from Romanian

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/k4VN9jrfoq9z2FC9A

UserAdnana Boioc Apintei, Adina Dragomirescu, Alexandru Nicolae (Iorgu Iordan – Alexandru Rosetti Institute of Linguistics & University of Bucharest).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

An Introduction to PAC-Bayes

UserAndrew Foong, David Burt and Javier Antoran (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://eng-cam.zoom.us/j/82019956685?pwd=WUNSVVcrdC9IZGxQOHFhSThjUjd2dz09.

ClockWednesday 21 April 2021, 11:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Title TBD

UserRyan McDonald (Google).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 19 March 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

On the phonetics and phonology of English H* and L+H* pitch accents

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/MCZQPEjAVVryicLY6

UserAmalia Arvaniti (Radboud University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 18 March 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Rethinking food reward

UserDr Dana Small Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology; Director, Modern Diet and Physiology Research Center.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 12 March 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Internal arguments disguised as external arguments: Lessons from an active alignment system

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/ofRcLr4aBxyZh7yP6

UserDr Matthew Tyler (University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 16:45-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Representation Learning for Text Retrieval: Learning and Pretraining Strategies for Dense Retrieval

Unusual date and time

UserChenyan Xiong (Microsoft Research).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Title TBD

Note unusual time

UserChenyan Xiong (Microsoft Research AI).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 15:00-16:00

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Natural Language Interpretation in Dialogue Systems

Seminar on zoom

UserDr Svetlana Stoyanchev, Speech Technology Group, Toshiba CRL.

HouseZoom: https://zoom.us/j/95352633552?pwd=RzJVK2UzOGZyNU5mVHd1Y1VPT2tDUT09.

ClockTuesday 09 March 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

[RESCHEDULED] Typological Feature Prediction and Blinding for Cross-Lingual NLP

RESCHEDULED TBD

UserJohannes Bjerva (Aalborg University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 05 March 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Multiethnolects as contact languages: the case for the Jamaican influence in London

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/1RUHXqvAEkBvTAps5

UserPaul Kerswill (University of York).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 04 March 2021, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Long-Range Transformers

UserValerii Likhosherstov, University of Cambridge.

Househttps://eng-cam.zoom.us/j/86068703738?pwd=YnFleXFQOE1qR1h6Vmtwbno0LzFHdz09.

ClockWednesday 03 March 2021, 11:00-12:30

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Interpretable representation learning for speech and audio signals

Seminar on zoom

UserDr Purvi Agrawal, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Microsoft India.

HouseZoom: https://zoom.us/j/95352633552?pwd=RzJVK2UzOGZyNU5mVHd1Y1VPT2tDUT09.

ClockTuesday 02 March 2021, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

An auditory thread: music, sleep, brain stimulation, and neuroplasticity

UserEmily BJ Coffey, PhD .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 26 February 2021, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Seminar Cancelled

UserRina Foygel Barber (University of Chicago).

House https://maths-cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/92821218455?pwd=aHFOZWw5bzVReUNYR2d5OWc1Tk15Zz09.

ClockFriday 26 February 2021, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Papers with Code and the automatic extraction of results from papers

UserRobert Stojnic (Facebook / Papers with Code).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 26 February 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The role of language professionals in minority language revitalisation: Variation in rhotic production

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/bcgdZgxu4PbNjAqn6

UserDr Claire Nance (Lancaster University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 25 February 2021, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Inference in Stochastic Processes

UserJavier Antoran (University of Cambridge), Matthew Ashman (University of Cambridge), Stratis Markou (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://eng-cam.zoom.us/j/86068703738?pwd=YnFleXFQOE1qR1h6Vmtwbno0LzFHdz09.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2021, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Nocturnal dreaming: A replica or a distortion of waking life experiences?

UserDr. ValdasNoreika, Lecturer in Psychology Queen Mary University of London.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Title TBD

UserMariam Redi (Wikimedia).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

The Science of Knowledge Equity - Research at Wikimedia

UserMiriam Redi, Diego Saez (Wikimedia Foundation).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Fairness in AI

UserElre Oldewage (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://eng-cam.zoom.us/j/86068703738?pwd=YnFleXFQOE1qR1h6Vmtwbno0LzFHdz09.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2021, 11:00-12:30

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Should Ensemble Members Be Calibrated?

Seminar on zoom

UserDr Xixin Wu, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

HouseZoom: https://zoom.us/j/95352633552?pwd=RzJVK2UzOGZyNU5mVHd1Y1VPT2tDUT09.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Detecting the "Fake News" Before It Was Even Written, Media Literacy, and Flattening the Curve of the COVID-19 Infodemic

UserPreslav Nakov (Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), HBKU).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 12 February 2021, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

A Graph-Based Framework for Structured Prediction Tasks in Sanskrit

Note unusual time

UserAmrith Krishna (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 05 February 2021, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Language change in bilingual returnee children: mutual effects of bilingual experience and cognition

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/gNiWovYWud8dTQds9

UserMaki Kubota (UiT The Arctic University of Norway).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 04 February 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

The ties that bind: Investigating the links between reward and mimicry to understand autism

UserProfessor Bhismadev Chakrabarti, University of Reading, UK.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 29 January 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning with Graphs in Natural Language Generation and Relation Extraction

UserZhijiang Guo (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 29 January 2021, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Heritage grammars and linguistic complexity: A view from grammatical gender

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/hhmex2pjepqHeZpr6

UserProfessor Terje Lohndal (NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 28 January 2021, 16:30-18:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Towards explainable fact checking

UserProf. Isabelle Augenstein, University of Copenhagen.

Househttps://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/97599459216?pwd=QTRsOWZCOXRTREVnbTJBdXVpOXFvdz09.

ClockThursday 28 January 2021, 11:00-12:00

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Selection of Talks from Interspeech 2020

Seminar on zoom

UserYiting 'Edie' Lu, Vyas Raina, Qingyun Dou, Cambridge University Speech Research Group.

HouseZoom: https://zoom.us/j/95352633552?pwd=RzJVK2UzOGZyNU5mVHd1Y1VPT2tDUT09.

ClockTuesday 26 January 2021, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Social Minds in Joint Action

UserProfessor Natalie Sebanz.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 22 January 2021, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Revisiting and re-evaluating rumour stance classification

UserCarolina Scarton (University of Sheffield).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 22 January 2021, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

- Towards a Translational Neuroscience of Consciousness

UserProf Hakwan Lau.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 15 January 2021, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Meta-reinforcement learning

UserKris Jensen and Calvin Kao (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://eng-cam.zoom.us/j/86068703738?pwd=YnFleXFQOE1qR1h6Vmtwbno0LzFHdz09.

ClockWednesday 13 January 2021, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

[NEW DATE:11th of December] Old wine in new skins: a fresh look at cognitive control development

Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserDr Nikolaus Steinbeis, Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 11 December 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Non-racism and Toxic Interaction Theory in Mental Health Practice: Professional responsibility in the light of systemic racism

Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserHari Sewell, Director, HS Consultancy.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 04 December 2020, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Compositional Neural Meaning Representation Parsing

UserWeiwei Sun (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 04 December 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Focus Association with ONLY

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/By3XNQtaYLUksF1S9

UserDr Ksenia Zanon (Slavonic Section MMLL, University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 03 December 2020, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

Working Memory 2.0

UserEarl Miller (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

HouseZoom - see MRC CBU website (https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/seminar-information/chaucer-club/) for details.

ClockThursday 03 December 2020, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Neural Processes

UserAndrew Foong, Stratis Markou and Sebastian Ober (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://eng-cam.zoom.us/j/86068703738?pwd=YnFleXFQOE1qR1h6Vmtwbno0LzFHdz09.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2020, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Recent insights into remote fear memory attenuation

Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserProfessor Johannes Gräff, Associate Professor at the Brain Mind Institute of the School of Life Sciences at EPFL, Switzerland.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 27 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Improving Speech Translation with Linguistically-Informed Representations

UserElizabeth Salesky (Johns Hopkins University).

HouseZoom.

ClockFriday 27 November 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Voice-Prosody and Technologies to Give Voice to Endangered Languages: an Irish Perspective

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/pW2NTo3WHdVe59vD6

UserAilbhe Ní Chasaide (Trinity College Dublin).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

The interpersonal function of emotional expressions

UserJulie Grezes (Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitive & Computationnelles).

HouseZoom - see MRC CBU website (https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/seminar-information/chaucer-club/) for details.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Large-scale sequential experimentation

UserWessel Bruinsma and Jiri Hron (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://eng-cam.zoom.us/j/86068703738?pwd=YnFleXFQOE1qR1h6Vmtwbno0LzFHdz09.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2020, 11:00-12:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Bilingual Brains

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/bTVzfMTKSVwyaJRHA

UserProfessor Brendan Weekes (University of Hong Kong, HKU).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 19 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Symmetries in Reinforcement Learning

UserRobert Pinsler and Adria Garriga Alonso (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://eng-cam.zoom.us/j/86068703738?pwd=YnFleXFQOE1qR1h6Vmtwbno0LzFHdz09.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2020, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Understanding Fallism

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THIS ZANGWILL HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserProfessor Wahbie Long, clinical psychologist and associate professor in the Department of Psychology and the director of the Child Guidance Clinic at the University of Cape Town.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 13 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Predicting Text Readability and Reading Comprehension from Reading Interactions

UserSian Gooding (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 13 November 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

The crucial role of truth-compatible interferences

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/jAiDPFv3tJ3XMiSb6

UserMira Ariel (Tel Aviv University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 12 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Role of medial prefrontal cortex serotonin 2A receptors in recognition memory in rodents

Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserProfessor Noelia Weisstaub, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 06 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

How far have we come in giving our NLU systems common sense?

Note time change

UserNasrin Mostafazadeh (Verneek).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 06 November 2020, 15:00-16:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Best Papers from ICML 2020

UserReading group participants.

Househttps://meet.google.com/wdk-qnzb-iet.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2020, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Black Racial Stereotypes and Victim Blaming: Implications for Media Coverage and Criminal Proceedings in Cases of Police Violence against Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserProfessor Kristin Dukes, Dean for Institutional Diversity at Allegheny College, USA..

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 30 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

The pronoun interpretation problem in bilingual Dutch-German children

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/mW1tMswxgY6Nwhug6

UserPetra Hendriks (University of Groningen).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 29 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Five Sources of Biases and Ethical Issues in NLP, and What to Do about Them

UserDirk Hovy (Bocconi University).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 23 October 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Revisiting contact-induced change in creole languages

Please pre-register for this talk by noon on Oct 22nd https://forms.gle/4QF4qiepxGDVEWky6

UserDr Oliver Mayeux (University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 22 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

How is Human Social Cognition Special?

Please note, this talk is combined with the Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)

UserProfessor Lasana Harris, Associate Professor, Experimental Psychology, University College London.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockWednesday 21 October 2020, 16:00-17:30

Zangwill Club

The case for formal methodology in scientific reform

Please note, virtual tea at 4.15pm with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserDr Berna Devezer, Associate Professor at the Department of Business and Affiliate Faculty at the Department of Mathematics and Statistical Science at the University of Idaho..

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 16 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

What are the Goals of Distributional Semantics?

UserGuy Emerson (University of Cambridge).

HouseVirtual (Zoom).

ClockFriday 16 October 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Culture, language and cognition: a methodological and theoretical exploration with reference to spatial concepts

Please register for this talk by NOON on Oct 15th

UserChris Sinha (University of Hunan, University of East Anglia).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 15 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

Flexible redistribution in the language network

UserDr. Gesa Hartwigsen (Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences).

HouseZoom - see MRC CBU website (https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/seminar-information/chaucer-club/) for details.

ClockThursday 15 October 2020, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Polysemy: Pragmatics and Linguistic Conventions

Please pre-register for this event by noon on Thursday October 8th : https://forms.gle/QsDW2EdTzjNC2d6i7

UserProfessor Robyn Carston, UCL.

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 08 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserJonathan Niles-Weed (Courant Institute).

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockTuesday 06 October 2020, 16:00-17:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Active Learning

UserAustin Tripp and Erik Daxberger (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://meet.google.com/xom-namz-rzv.

ClockWednesday 24 June 2020, 11:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Towards explainable fact checking

UserIsabelle Augenstein (University of Copenhagen).

Househttps://meet.google.com/xkv-cako-arr.

ClockFriday 19 June 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

[Online talk] - Iconic Plurals

Please SIGN UP for the event (deadline Thursday, 18th of June, 12pm BST): https://www.psytoolkit.org/cgi-bin/psy2.5.3/survey?s=tuYFO -- You will receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk.

UserProf Philippe Schlenker (Institut Jean-Nicod, CNRS / New York University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 18 June 2020, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Recent advances in the theory and applications of VAEs

UserGergely Flamich and Alexandru Cioba.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockWednesday 17 June 2020, 11:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Achieving Verified Robustness to Adversarial NLP Inputs

Note later start

UserJohannes Welbl (UCL).

Househttps://meet.google.com/tgv-vods-pdk.

ClockFriday 12 June 2020, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Online talk] - Peircean Semiotics, Archaeology, and the Origin of Human Language: Was Homo erectus the first talking human?

Please SIGN UP for the event (deadline Thursday, 11th of June, 12pm BST): https://cambridge.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cJeqCnIOH9BcVTv -- You will receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk.

UserProf Daniel Everett (Bentley University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 11 June 2020, 15:00-16:30

Zangwill Club

Psychedelic Relationship Enhancement

Topic: Zangwill Zoom Meeting _Brian Earp Time: Jun 5, 2020 04:00 PM London 4-430pm social with Brian pre-Zangwill 430 to 6pm Talk + discussion.

UserBrian D. Earp, Associate Director of the Yale-Hastings Program in Ethics and Health Policy at Yale University and The Hastings Center, arch Fellow in the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford..

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 05 June 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - TBC

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

User Dr Alexandra Perovic (UCL).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, ground floor, TBC.

ClockThursday 04 June 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

[Online talk] - Monosyllabic Salience in Cantonese: Facilitation of transference of monosyllabic English words (MEWs) into Hong Kong Cantonese-English mixed code

Please SIGN UP for the event (deadline Thursday, 4th of June, 10am BST): https://www.psytoolkit.org/cgi-bin/psy2.5.3/survey?s=NLNKu -- You will receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk.

UserProf David Li (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 04 June 2020, 12:30-14:00

Zangwill Club

The role of the anterior temporal lobe in semantic representation and its disorders

UserProfessor Matt Lambon Ralph, Unit Director, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 29 May 2020, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Methodological advances in creating time sensitive sensors from language and heterogeneous user generated content

Rescheduled

UserMaria Liakata (Queen Mary University of London, University of Warwick, Alan Turing Institute).

Househttps://meet.google.com/awc-wvbh-azc.

ClockFriday 29 May 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - TBC

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf Brendan Weekes (University of Hong Kong).

HouseTBC.

ClockThursday 28 May 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Online talk] - The Syntax of Verbs: Language Typology, Language Change and a little bit of Language Acquisition

Please SIGN UP for the event following the link: https://cambridge.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_25lZ6rde33jG62h -- You will receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk.

UserProf Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 28 May 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Fragile Memories for Fleeting Percepts

We will have a Tea and coffee informal gathering from 1pm to 1.30pm and the talk will start at 130.pm followed by questions and discussion at 230pm.

UserProfessor Howard Bowman, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham School of Computing, University of Kent at Canterbury Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging (Visiting).

HouseJoin Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88316473204?pwd=NGV5RHdh Q3o3am5sRVpabVRVSFhPZz09 Meeting ID: 883 1647 3204 Password: Bowman.

ClockFriday 22 May 2020, 13:30-14:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - TBC

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserDr Marijke De Belder (Oldenburg University).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, ground floor, TBC.

ClockThursday 21 May 2020, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Neyman-Pearson Classification

UserXin Tong, University of Southern California.

Househttps://zoom.us/j/95022384263?pwd=N3Z6elB2Vy9Jajd6azlCNjFHQVlKdz09.

ClockFriday 08 May 2020, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Online talk] - Linguists who use probabilistic models love them: An introduction to Functional Distributional Semantics

Please sign up via the link in order to receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk: https://cambridge.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_50YGCrYnFdptyU5

UserDr Guy Emerson (Dept. of Computer Sciences and Technology, University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 07 May 2020, 17:00-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Best of ICLR 2020

User (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://meet.google.com/eqr-irxn-irx.

ClockWednesday 06 May 2020, 11:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Reducing gender bias in neural machine translation as a domain adaptation problem

Online Seminar

UserDanielle Saunders (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://meet.google.com/hhk-hmiz-mpt.

ClockFriday 01 May 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

[Online talk] L2 phonological learning in adults: The role of language background, age of acquisition, and exposure

To register for the online event, please follow the link below: https://www.psytoolkit.org/cgi-bin/psy2.5.3/survey?s=DszBy

UserDr Job Schepens (TU Dortmund).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 30 April 2020, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Differentiable Planning

UserWill Tebbutt, Robert Pinsler.

Househttps://meet.google.com/zza-agyt-koa.

ClockWednesday 29 April 2020, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Fragile Memories for Fleeting Percepts

UserProfessor Howard Bowman, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham School of Computing, University of Kent at Canterbury Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging (Visiting).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockWednesday 22 April 2020, 13:30-15:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Strategic Classification

UserJiri Hron (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://meet.google.com/hmo-aaio-agh.

ClockWednesday 15 April 2020, 11:00-12:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Machine Learning on Sets

User (University of Cambridge).

Househttps://meet.google.com/qvg-knkr-nrg.

ClockWednesday 08 April 2020, 11:00-12:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - Title: How Language Began: A Peircean Approach to Language Evolution

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf Daniel Everett (Bentley University).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, second floor, SR24.

ClockThursday 02 April 2020, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

World Models

UserDr Gregor Simm (University of Cambridge).

HouseHangouts Meet (Link provided via e-mail).

ClockWednesday 18 March 2020, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

PLEASE NOTE THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

UserProfessor Matt Lambon-Ralph, Director, MRC, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 13 March 2020, 16:30-18:00

Indo-European Seminar

Left dislocation

tea served from 4.15

UserHilla Halla-aho (Helsinki).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2020, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Federated Learning

UserSiddharth Swaroop (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2020, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Feeling in Seeing is Believing : Experimenting with the Visceral Dimension of Visual Politics (When News are Fake)

UserManos Tsakiris, Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London & The Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 March 2020, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Network change point detection

UserYi Yu, University of Warwick.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 06 March 2020, 15:00-16:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Evaluating Deep Generative Models on Out-of-Distribution Inputs

UserEric Nalisnick (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 March 2020, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Social Physiology for Precision Psychiatry

UserDr Guillaume Dumas, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 28 February 2020, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Selection bias, missing data and causal inference

UserKate Tilling, University of Bristol.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 28 February 2020, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning Tensors and Random Matrix Theory

UserMehrnoosh Sadrzadeh (UCL).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 February 2020, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Mechanisms in non-native speech perception

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserDr Sharon Peperkamp (LSCP, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, ground floor, TBC.

ClockThursday 27 February 2020, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Self-Supervised Representation Learning

UserJavier Antoran (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2020, 11:00-12:30

Statistics

The concept of separable effects for causal mediation and competing risks analyses

UserVanessa Didelez, Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS, Bremen, Germany.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 21 February 2020, 14:00-15:00

Indo-European Seminar

Causatives in Sanskrit

tea served from 4.15

UserAntonia Ruppel (Oxford).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2020, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Kernel Mean Embeddings

UserElre Oldewage (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2020, 11:00-12:30

Second Language Education Group

The Role of Metalinguistic Awareness in Multilingual Learning and Teaching

Refreshments available from 4.30pm

UserProfessor Ulrike Jessner-Schmid, University of Innsbruck.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 17 February 2020, 17:00-18:30

Statistics

Posterior contraction rates for potentially nonlinear inverse problems

UserSergios Agapiou, University of Cyprus.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 14 February 2020, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Modern Outrage and the Perversion of Punishment

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL TAKE PLACE AT 12.00PM

UserMolly J Crockett, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Yale University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 14 February 2020, 12:00-13:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Developing technologies for health, mental health and wellbeing

A joint Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) and Language Technology Lab (LTL) seminar on Human-Centric AI Technologies

UserRafael A. Calvo, Imperial College London.

HouseGR04, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 13 February 2020, 11:00-12:00

Indo-European Seminar

The rise of vowel writing and the transmission of writing within and beyond Afroasiatic

tea served from 4.15

UserDaniel Harbour (Queen Mary) .

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2020, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Neural Tangent Kernel

UserAdria Garriga Alonso, Sebastian Ober.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2020, 11:00-12:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Natural Language Processing for Health

UserDr Nigel Collier: Lecturer in Computational Linguistics, EPSRC Experienced Research Fellow, Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute, Co-Director of the Language Technology Lab.

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

ClockTuesday 11 February 2020, 18:00-19:30

Second Language Education Group

Linguistic Justice in Policy and Practice

ALL WELCOME, Drinks reception from 6.30pm

UserEmeritus Professor Robert Phillipson, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark..

HouseDonald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, room 1S3.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2020, 17:00-18:30

MEITS Multilingualism Seminars

Linguistic Justice in Policy and Practice

Talk followed by a drinks reception

UserEmeritus Professor Robert Phillipson, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark..

HouseDonald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, room 1S3..

ClockTuesday 11 February 2020, 17:00-18:30

Zangwill Club

Visuospatial working memory as a fundamental component of the eye movement system.

UserProfessor Stefan van der Stigchel, Professor in Cognitive Psychology, Utrecht University, Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 07 February 2020, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

On Statistical Learning for Individualized Decision Making with Complex Data

UserChengchun Shi, London School of Economics.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 07 February 2020, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Zero-shot Language Learning through Bayesian Neural Models

UserEdoardo Maria Ponti (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 February 2020, 12:00-13:00

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Amazon Alexa Tech Talk

Food provided

UserPaolo Gianrossi, Software Development Manager (Amazon Alexa team, Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 03 February 2020, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Anhedonia and Adolescent Depression

UserDr Ciara McCabe, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, University of Reading.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 31 January 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Conveying quantity pragmatically

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserDr Chris Cummins (University of Edinburgh).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, ground floor, TBC.

ClockThursday 30 January 2020, 16:30-18:00

Second Language Education Group

Cambridge Masterclass in Multilingualism, Education and Language Policy 2020 Micro-level Language Policy and Planning: Levels, Agency and Structure

Open to staff and students of Cambridge University. Booking is required and please contact Yongcan Liu ( yl258@cam.ac.uk)

UserProfessor Anthony J. Liddicoat, University of Warwick.

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, room GS5.

ClockThursday 30 January 2020, 14:00-16:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Urban Dictionary Embeddings for Slang NLP Applications

UserDr Barbara McGillivray (University of Cambridge and The Alan Turing Institute).

HouseGR04, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 30 January 2020, 11:00-12:00

Indo-European Seminar

'What would Catullus do? Epigraphic evidence for manuscript spelling

tea served from 4.15

UserNicholas Zair, Cambridge.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2020, 16:30-17:30

Second Language Education Group

Developing a Text Editor to Help Writers with Academic English Collocations

Refreshments available from 4.30pm

UserDr. Ana Frankenberg-Garcia, Centre of Translation Studies, University of Surrey.

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 27 January 2020, 17:00-18:30

Zangwill Club

Affect & Decision-Making in Health and Disease

UserProfessor Tali Sharot, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Experimental Psychology, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 January 2020, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Optimal Transport: Fast Probabilistic Approximation with Exact Solvers

UserYoav Zemel, University of Cambridge.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 24 January 2020, 14:00-15:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Hidden Biases. Ethical Issues in NLP, and What to Do about Them

A joint Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) and Language Technology Lab (LTL) seminar on Human-Centric AI Technologies

UserDirk Hovy, Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.

HouseGR04, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 23 January 2020, 11:00-12:00

Statistics

Approximate Cross Validation for Large Data and High Dimensions

UserTamara Broderick, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 17 January 2020, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Sensitive periods of social brain development in adolescence

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL TAKE PLACE AT 12.00PM. THERE WILL BE NO ZANGWILL TEA THIS WEEK

UserProfessor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 January 2020, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Can we optimise fashion ecommerce using NLG?

Note: earlier time of 11am

UserRory Waite (Emotif.ai).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 January 2020, 11:00-12:00

Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series

The use of mobile games to assess cognitive function of elderly with and without cognitive impairment

chair: Prof Barbara J. Sahakian

UserDr Bruno Bonnechère, Department of Electronics and Informatics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel .

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site..

ClockThursday 16 January 2020, 12:30-13:30

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Correlations Between Word Vector Sets

A joint Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) and Language Technology Lab (LTL) seminar on Human-Centric AI Technologies

UserAleksandar Savkov, Babylon.

HouseBoard room, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 16 January 2020, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Attentive learning: Understanding mechanisms by studying outcomes, risk and protective factors

UserGaia Scerif, Attention, Brain and Cognitive Development, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 December 2019, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Long Form Question Answering

UserAngela Fan (Facebook).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 December 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

t-glottalling, flapping and pre-glottalisation in British Englishes: patterns in phonological and social variability

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserDanielle Turton (Lancaster University).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, TBC.

ClockThursday 05 December 2019, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Scalable Gaussian Processes

UserDavid Burt, Andrew Foong.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 04 December 2019, 14:00-15:30

Zangwill Club

Visuospatial working memory as a fundamental component of the eye movement system.

PLEASE NOTE, THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED!!

UserProfessor Stefan van der Stigchel, Professor in Cognitive Psychology, Utrecht University, Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 29 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

On the convergence of the Hamiltonian Monte Carlo algorithm and other irreversible MCMC methods

UserAlain Durmus — École Normale Superieure, Cachan.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 29 November 2019, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Probabilistic Programming

UserHong Ge and John Bronskill.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2019, 14:00-15:30

Statistics

Optimal Transport for Machine Learning

UserGabriel Peyré — École Normale Superieure.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 22 November 2019, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Unsupervised cross-lingual representation learning

Room Change: LT1

UserSebastian Ruder (DeepMind).

HouseLT1, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 November 2019, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Visual learning: Babies, bodies and machines

Please note: This Zangwill talk will be taking place at 12.00pm

UserProfessor Linda Smith, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University Bloomington, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 November 2019, 12:00-13:30

Chaucer Club

Chemistry of the adaptive mind: on dopamine and mental work

UserRoshan Cools (Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 21 November 2019, 15:30-17:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Neural Attention

UserElre Oldewage, George Hron.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2019, 14:00-15:30

NLIP Seminar Series

CANCELLED Probabilistic models of graphs for meaning representations

Extra talk: note unusual day and time

UserAdam Lopez (University of Edinburgh).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 19 November 2019, 10:00-11:00

Zangwill Club

The spatial and temporal dynamics of attention: insights from direct access to the attentional spotlight

UserProfessor Suliann Ben Hamed, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Multiscale Analysis of Bayesian CART

UserVeronika Rockova — University of Chicago.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 15 November 2019, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Ethical considerations for responsible design

Room Change: LT1

UserShauna Concannon (University of Cambridge).

HouseLT1, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 November 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Sociolinguistic Vulnerability: Disaster Linguicism and Crisis Translation

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf. Federico Federici (University College London).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 14 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

MEITS Multilingualism Seminars

Leveraging non-expert semantic intuitions to support multilingual NLP

UserOlga Majewska, PhD student in Computational Linguistics, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics.

HouseRoom 326, Raised Faculty Building, MML, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA.

ClockThursday 14 November 2019, 13:00-14:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Equivariance and Symmetries in CNNs

UserJames Allingham, Omer Sella.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2019, 14:00-15:30

Zangwill Club

Costs and benefits of cognitive control: When a little frontal cortex goes a long way

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AN EXTRA ZANGWILL SEMINAR - THERE WILL BE NO ZANGWILL TEA TODAY

UserSharon L. Thompson-Schill, Ph.D, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

Information Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series

Speech Recognition: What’s Left?

This talk is organised in conjunction with the IEEE Signal Processing Society for which Dr Michael Picheny is a Distinguished Industry Speaker

UserDr Michael Picheny.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LT1.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2019, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Models and inference for temporal Gaussian processes

UserWilliam Wilkinson, Aalto University, Finland.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockTuesday 12 November 2019, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Anhedonia and Adolescent Depression

PLEASE NOTE: THIS ZANGWILL TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserDr Ciara McCabe, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, University of Reading.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Identifying Cointegration by Eigenanalysis

UserQiwei Yao — London School of Economics.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 08 November 2019, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Making circles out of lines: A view of the evolving relationship between academia and language communities

UserEbany Dohle (SOAS, University of London) & Maria-Olimpia Squillaci (University of Naples "L'Orientale").

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2019, 17:00-18:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Hyperparameter Optimisation

UserRoss Clarke, Erik Daxberger, Austin Tripp.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2019, 14:00-15:30

Statistics

Classification with unknown class conditional label noise on non-compact feature spaces

UserHenry Reeve — University of Birmingham.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 01 November 2019, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Quantifying conscious states by means of self-initiated brain activity

Please note: This Zangwill talk will be taking place at 12.00pm

UserDr Athena Demertzi, Physiology of Cognition Research Lab, GIGA Consciousness, GIGA Institute, University of Liège, Belgium .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 November 2019, 12:00-13:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Meta-Learning or "Learning To Learn"

UserJohn Bronskill, Marton Havasi.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2019, 14:00-15:30

Zangwill Club

How we remember and how we forget

User Aidan J Horner, Department of Psychology, University of York, York Biomedical Research Institute, University of York.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 October 2019, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

On Estimation of Unnormalized Density Models

UserSong Liu — University of Bristol.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 25 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Automatic Analysis of Affect and Personality Analysis in Multiperson Settings

UserHatice Gunes (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 October 2019, 12:00-13:00

Arts and Creativities Research Group

Methodological Diversity in Design Fixation Research

UserDr Nathan Crilly is a Senior Lecturer in Engineering Design at the University of Cambridge. .

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS1.

ClockWednesday 23 October 2019, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Asymptotic normality of certain transformation averages

UserPeter Orbanz — University College London.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 18 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Multimodal natural language processing: when text is not enough

UserLucia Specia (Imperial College London).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 October 2019, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO ZANGWILL TALK THIS WEEK

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 October 2019, 00:00-00:00

Chaucer Club

The perceptual prediction paradox

UserClare Press (U. of London, Dept of Psychology Sciences).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 17 October 2019, 15:30-17:00

Statistics

Distributed Statistics à la Economics

UserElchanan Mossel (MIT).

HouseMR12.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2019, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Rethinking sex and the brain beyond the binary: Mosaic brains in a multi-dimensional space

UserProfessor Daphna Joel, School of Psychological Sciences and Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Israel .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 11 October 2019, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

On the robustness of gradient-based MCMC algorithms

UserSam Livingstone — University College London.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 11 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Latent Variable Models for Text Generation

UserXiaoyu Shen, Saarland University / Max Planck Institute.

HouseBoard room, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 10 October 2019, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

The endocannabinoid system at work: From basic mechanisms to psychiatric diseases

Please note: This is a Pre-Zangwill Talk - see change of venue

UserProfessor Mauro Maccarrone, Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Campus Bio-Medico, University of Rome, Italy.

HouseNick Mackintosh Seminar Room, 2nd Floor, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 04 October 2019, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Learning-Algorithms from Bayesian Principles

UserEmti Khan, RIKEN center for Advanced Intelligence Project.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockTuesday 24 September 2019, 10:00-11:00

Second Language Education Group

Promoting multilingual literacy and reader identity:Global Storybooks and open technology

UserBonny Norton , FRSC, Professor and University Scholar , Department of Language & Literacy Education, UBC, Canada.

HouseMurray Edwards College, Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 13 September 2019, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Rotation Invariant Householder Parameterization for Bayesian PCA

UserRajbir Nirwan, Goethe University, Frankfurt.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockWednesday 04 September 2019, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Semi-Unsupervised Learning with Deep Generative Models / Disentangling Improves VAEs' Robustness to Adversarial Attacks

UserMatthew Willetts and Alexander Camuto, University of Oxford / Alan Turing Institute.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockWednesday 17 July 2019, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Efficiency and Transferability of Neural Networks

UserAmos Storkey, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockFriday 12 July 2019, 11:00-12:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Natural Language Generation in the Wild

UserDaniel Beck, University of Melbourne.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 05 July 2019, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Regularized linear autoencoders, the Morse theory of loss, and backprop in the brain

UserJon Bloom (Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard).

HouseMR12.

ClockMonday 24 June 2019, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Bilingualism in the community: Code-switching and grammars in contact

There will be a tea reception from 4:30pm.

UserCatherine Travis (The Australian National University).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockWednesday 19 June 2019, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

An Operation Sequence Model for Explainable Neural Machine Translation

UserFelix Stahlberg, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 June 2019, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Geometrizing rates of convergence under local differential privacy

UserLukas Steinberger, University of Freiburg.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 07 June 2019, 16:00-17:00

Statistics

Recent Developments in the Study of Single-Index Type Models

UserMouli Banerjee, University of Michigan.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 07 June 2019, 14:00-15:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Relational knowledge in vector spaces

UserLuis Espinosa-Anke (University of Cardiff).

HouseBoard room, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 06 June 2019, 11:00-12:00

Arts and Creativities Research Group

Collaborative Poetics

Reserve your space at http://collaborativepoetics.eventbrite.com

UserHelen Johnson, University of Brighton.

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS5.

ClockMonday 03 June 2019, 14:00-16:30

Statistics

Nonparametric maximum likelihood methods for binary response models with random coefficients

UserRoger Koenker, University College London.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 31 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Towards secure and efficient DNNs

UserAaron Zhao, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Language dynamics - what we hear and how we hear it

There will be a tea reception from 4pm.

UserProf. Anita Mehta (University of Oxford).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, SR-24 (second floor).

ClockThursday 30 May 2019, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

Communication in the presence of sparsity

UserYiannis Kontoyiannis (Cambridge).

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, meeting room MR14.

ClockWednesday 29 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Out in the Field with the Remaining Speakers of Neo-Aramaic in Northern Iraq

UserDr Paul Noorlander (University of Cambridge), Dorota Molin (University of Cambridge).

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockTuesday 28 May 2019, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Neuroscience & Creativity: Insights from Unnatural Bedfellows

PLEASE NOTE: THIS ZANGWILL TALK IS TAKING PLACE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.30PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT 4.00PM

UserProfessor Anna Abraham, School of Social Sciences, Leeds Beckett University, UK.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 May 2019, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

MAP estimators and posterior consistency for Bayesian inverse problems with exponential priors

UserMasoumeh Dashti, University of Sussex.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 24 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Mitigating Gender Bias in Morphologically Rich Languages

UserRyan Cotterell, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Driving a wedge between communication and language learning in autism

There will be a coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf Mikhail Kissine (Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium).

HouseFaculty of Divinity, Lecture Room 2.

ClockThursday 23 May 2019, 16:30-17:30

MEITS Multilingualism Seminars

Language attitudes in Ningbo, China

UserHui (Annette) Zhao, MEITS Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom 336, Raised Faculty Building, MML, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA.

ClockThursday 23 May 2019, 13:00-14:30

Statistics

On distributed Bayesian computation

UserHarry van Zanten, University of Amsterdam.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 17 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

AI Extenders: The Ethical and Societal Implications of Humans Cognitively Extended by AI

UserKarina Vold & José Hernández-Orallo, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Shedding light on infant brain and cognitive development in Africa: The BRIGHT Project

PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THERE WILL BE NO ZANGWILL TEA AT 4.00PM

UserDr Sarah Lloyd-Fox, Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, Affiliated Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 May 2019, 12:00-13:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Particle MCMC

UserWill Tebbutt (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 15 May 2019, 14:00-15:30

Second Language Education Group

Paradoxes of multilingualism in public policy in conjunction with the launching of Cambridge Masterclass Series on Multilingualism, Education and Language Policy

Please book with Ann Waterman on aw244@cam.ac.uk if you would like to attend

UserProfessor Lourdes Ortega, Georgetown University, Washington, USA.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockTuesday 14 May 2019, 10:00-12:00

Second Language Education Group

How can usage-based SLA invigorate language education?

in conjunction of the launching Cambridge Annual Lecture on Second Language Learning and Teaching

User Professor Lourdes Ortega, Georgetown University, Washington, USA .

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 13 May 2019, 17:00-18:30

Statistics

On the Consistency of Supervised Learning with Missing Values

UserJulie Josse, École Polytechnique.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 10 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Neural circuits for visually-guided decision making in mice.

PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.00PM

UserDr Jasper Poort, Selective Vision Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 May 2019, 12:00-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Factorising AMR generation through syntax

UserKris Cao, DeepMind.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

[Special Statslab Seminar] Scalable stochastic optimization and large-scale data

UserMichael W. Mahoney (ICSI and Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley).

HouseMR11, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Languages* in Formal Reasoning: Accessibility vs. Formality

UserZohreh Shams, AI Group, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 03 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Reinforcement learning in AI systems and in the brain

UserMatt Botvinick (DeepMind and Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 02 May 2019, 15:30-17:00

Arts and Creativities Research Group

Juggling School-Research partnerships: funding, methodologies, accountability and impact.

UserAssociate Professor Madonna Stinson, School of Education and Professional Studies Griffith University, Australia.

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS1.

ClockWednesday 01 May 2019, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Modality-general and modality-specific processes in hallucinations

PLEASE NOTE, WEDNESDAY, 1ST MAY. THIS IS AN EXTRA ZANGWILL TALK AND WILL TAKE PLACE AT 1.00PM. PLEASE ALSO NOTE, THERE WILL BE NO ZANGWILL TEA TODAY

UserProfessor Charles Fernyhough, Durham University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockWednesday 01 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Statistics

Nuisance parameters

UserHeather Battey, Imperial College London.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Word Sense Disambiguation and Other Systems in Japanese

UserKanako Komiya, Ibaraki University, Japan.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Bridging Neural and Computational Viewpoints on Perceptual Decision Making

PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.00PM

UserDr Redmond O'Connell, Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience and School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 12:00-13:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

The interaction between simplicity and naturalness in nominal word order typology

There will be a tea reception from 4pm.

UserDr Jennifer Culbertson (University of Edinburgh).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, GR-05 (ground floor).

ClockThursday 25 April 2019, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

NeVAE: A Deep Generative Model for Molecular Graphs

UserAbir De, Max Planck Institute for Software Systems.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockMonday 08 April 2019, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Sampling as Optimization

UserEric Nalisnick, University of Cambridge.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 03 April 2019, 13:45-15:15

Cambridge Language Sciences

Educational Research Collaboration with Cambridge University Press

UserNiall Curry, Cambridge University Press.

HouseFaculty of Education, room GS5.

ClockThursday 28 March 2019, 16:00-17:30

Chaucer Club

Far beyond the back of the brain

UserPeter Hagoort (Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 14 March 2019, 15:30-17:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Disagreements in anaphoric interpretation

UserMassimo Poesio ( University of Essex).

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 14 March 2019, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Implicit Variational Inference

UserAndrew Foong (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2019, 13:45-15:15

Zangwill Club

Top-down vs. bottom-up? Effects of prediction and attention on sensory processing and perception

UserHeleen A. Slagter, PhD, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience VU University Amsterdam.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 March 2019, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Explicit stabilised Runge-Kutta methods and their application to Bayesian inverse problems

UserKostas Zygalakis, University of Edinburgh.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 08 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

K.A.T.E.: Scaling personalised tech education for professionals

UserRaoul-Gabriel Urma, Kevin Lemagnen, Sahan Bulathwela, Cambridge Spark.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 March 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

TBC

There will be a tea reception from 4:30pm.

User Dr Francesca Martina Branzi (University of Cambridge).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 07 March 2019, 18:00-19:30

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Improving Literature-based Discovery with Neural Networks

UserGamal Crichton, Language Technology Lab.

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 07 March 2019, 11:00-12:00

Indo-European Seminar

A Roman ‘folk model’ of courage: animus and metaphor

Tea served from 4.15

UserBill Short University of Exeter .

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2019, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Analysis of Networks via the Sparse β-Model

UserChenlei Leng, University of Warwick.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning multi-domain dialogues

UserPaweł Budzianowski, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Predictors of listening comprehension skills in bilingual children

There will be a tea reception from 4:30pm.

UserProf Ludovica Serratrice (University of Reading).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

MEITS Multilingualism Seminars

Institutional multilingualism: theories, policies and practices of language and law in the EU

UserJavier Moreno-Rivero (PhD student, Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room G, Second Floor, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RX.

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 13:00-14:30

Indo-European Seminar

Early Latin to Neo-Latin: Festus and Scaliger

Tea served from 4.15

UserAnna Chahoud Trinity College, Dublin.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Causal Inference and Causal Reinforcement Learning

UserChaochao Lu (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2019, 13:45-15:15

Arts and Creativities Research Group

Researching LGBTQ+ Issues: Building Community

UserCharlotte Allen, Frank Frangeskou, Becky Moses, Lucian Stephenson.

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS1.

ClockMonday 25 February 2019, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

In search for the cognitive foundations of Euclidean geometry

UserVéronique Izard, Integrative Neuroscience and Cognition Center, CNRS & Université Paris Descartes.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

High-dimensional sign tests for the direction of a skewed single-spiked distribution

UserDavy Paindaveine, Université Libre de Bruxelles.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 22 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Large-scale analyses of language variation and change in social media

UserDong Nguyen, University of Edinburgh & Alan Turing Institute.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 February 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Seeking cross-linguistic interaction in the phonetic and phonological development of bilingual French-speaking children

There will be a tea reception from 4pm.

UserDr Margaret Kehoe (University of Geneva) .

HouseGr-06/7 (English Faculty Building).

ClockThursday 21 February 2019, 16:30-18:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Teaching Artificial Agents to Understand Language by Modelling Reward

UserEdward Grefenstette, Facebook AI Research.

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 21 February 2019, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Animal models of episodic memory

UserProfessor Jonathon D. Crystal, Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Indiana University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

On the fundamental understanding of distributed computation

UserBotond Szabó, University of Leiden.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 15 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Understanding Source Code using Natural Language and Graph Neural Networks

UserMiltos Allamanis, Microsoft Research.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 February 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Getting the gist: experience and expectation in the interpretation of novel compound nouns

There will be a tea reception from 4pm.

UserDr Melaine Bell (Anglia Ruskin University) .

HouseGr-06/7 (English Faculty Building).

ClockThursday 14 February 2019, 16:30-18:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Do Deep Generative Models Know What They Don't Know?

UserEric T Nalisnick (University of Cambridge).

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 14 February 2019, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Online Meta-Learning

UserMassimiliano Pontil, University College London.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockThursday 14 February 2019, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Logical Uncertainty

UserAdrià Garriga Alonso (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 13 February 2019, 13:45-15:15

Second Language Education Group

The Listening Zones of NGOs: Languages and cultural knowledge in development programmes

There will be a drinks reception after the seminar

UserProfessor Hilary Footitt, University of Reading.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 11 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Zangwill Club

Set to change? Lifespan factors influencing neurocognitive trajectories and plasticity

UserProfessor Kristine Beate Walhovd, Professor of Neuropsychology, University of Oslo.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Post-selection confidence intervals and confidence curves

UserGerda Claeskens, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven .

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning to navigate without a map (but with instructions)

UserPiotr Mirowski, DeepMind.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

The Evolutionary Typology of Verbal Person-Number Indexes

There will be a tea reception from 4pm.

UserDr Ilja Seržant (University of Leipzig).

HouseGr-06/7 (English Faculty Building).

ClockThursday 07 February 2019, 16:30-18:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Probabilistic Typology

UserRyan Cotterell ( University of Cambridge).

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 07 February 2019, 11:00-12:00

French Linguistics Research Seminars

What can endangered creoles tell us about language change? Three centuries of Louisiana Creole

This talk is co-hosted by the Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

UserOliver Mayeux *Cambridge).

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2019, 18:30-19:30

Indo-European Seminar

Italic religious dedications: between local traditions and Graeco-Roman influences

Tea served from 4.15

UserMaria José Estaran University of Zaragoza.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Human olfaction at the intersection of language, culture and biology

UserProfessor Asifa Majid, Professor of Language, Communication, and Cultural Cognition, University of York.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Topic-Aware Convolutional Neural Networks for Extreme Summarization

UserShashi Narayan, University of Edinburgh / Google.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 February 2019, 12:00-13:00

Indo-European Seminar

1st Reading seminar: Harm Pinkster’s Oxford Latin Syntax

Tea served from 4.15

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2019, 16:30-17:30

Arts and Creativities Research Group

Queering the Art Classroom

UserTabitha Millett, IoE, University College London.

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS1.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2019, 16:30-18:00

Second Language Education Group

Creativity in the languages classroom: Learners' responses to literary text

UserDr.Linda Fisher, University of Cambridge , Professor Suzanne Graham, Reading University.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 28 January 2019, 17:00-18:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Stein Discrepancy

UserSebastian Ober (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 28 January 2019, 14:00-15:30

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserProfessor Natalie Sebanz, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Geometric MCMC for infinite-dimensional Bayesian Inverse Problems

UserAlexandros Beskos, University College London .

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

**CANCELLED** Probabilistic Typology: Deep Generative Models of Vowel Inventories

UserRyan Cotterell, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 12:00-13:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Learning and testing compositionality

UserElia Bruni, University of Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain).

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 24 January 2019, 11:00-12:00

Indo-European Seminar

Hieroglyphic Luwian masterclass

Tea served from 4.15

UserWillemijn Waal, Leiden.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2019, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Cross-language speech perception: how listening to foreign speech changes over life

UserProf. Nuria Sebastian-Galles Center of Brain and Cognition Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 January 2019, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

On the hypocoercivity of some PDMP-Monte Carlo algorithms

UserChristophe Andrieu, University of Bristol.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 18 January 2019, 16:00-17:00

MEITS Multilingualism Seminars

Interpreting definite and bare plurals across different contexts: experimental evidence from adult mono- and bilingual Greek speakers

UserDr Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga, Post-doctoral Researcher, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin/University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom 336, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages (MML).

ClockThursday 17 January 2019, 13:00-14:30

MEITS Multilingualism Seminars

Linguistic intuitions beyond grammatical correctness: evidence from untutored L2 learners

UserDr Teresa Parodi, University Lecturer, Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages.

HouseRoom 336, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages (MML).

ClockThursday 17 January 2019, 13:00-14:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Graph Neural Networks for Knowledge Base Question Answering

Room changed

UserDaniil Sorokin, Technische Universität Darmstadt.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 November 2018, 12:00-13:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Linguistic Measures for the Detection of Clinical Conditions

UserAline Villavicencio (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, University of Essex).

HouseBoardroom, Faculty of English, West Road.

ClockThursday 29 November 2018, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Neural Ordinary Differential Equations

UserEric T Nalisnick (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 28 November 2018, 14:00-15:30

Statistics

Posterior concentration for Bayesian regression trees and their ensembles

UserStephanie van der Pas, University of Leiden.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 23 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

Chaucer Club

A Bayesian approach to internal models

UserMate Lengyel (Dept of Engineering, U. of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 15:30-17:00

Indo-European Seminar

The decline of infinitival complementation in Ancient Greek. A reconsideration

Tea served from 4.15

UserKlaas Bentein, Ghent.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2018, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Natural gradient in deep neural networks

UserAlberto Bernacchia (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2018, 14:00-15:30

Second Language Education Group

EMI in Francophone Cameroon: What can we learn from victims of English?

There will be a drinks reception after the seminar

UserDr. Harry Kuchah Kuchah, University of Leeds.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 19 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

How search uses Machine Learning

Food provided

UserFabrizio Silvestri, Facebook.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 19 November 2018, 13:05-14:30

Zangwill Club

Making sense of time in the Human mind

UserProfessor Virginie van Wassenhove, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, CEA DRF/Joliot, INSERM, Université Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Saclay, NeuroSpin center, 91191 Gif/Yvette, France .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Concentration of tempered posteriors and of their variational approximations

UserPierre Alquier, ENSAE.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

The Ethics of Artificially Intelligent Communications Technology

Room changed

UserMarcus Tomalin, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Timing in dyslexia: Language, reading and writing

UserProfessor Maria Teresa Guasti (University of Milano-Bicocca).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Timing in dyslexia: Language, reading and writing

UserProfessor Maria Teresa Guasti (University of Milano-Bicocca).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Learning with Explanations

UserTim Rocktäschel, Facebook AI Research.

HouseBoardroom, Faculty of English, West Road.

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Graph Neural Networks

UserMatej Balog (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2018, 14:00-15:30

Zangwill Club

Social timing in autism spectrum disorders

UserDr Christine Falter-Wagner, Department of Psychiatry, LMU Munich.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 November 2018, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Phase transitions on community detectability for various types of stochastic block models

UserLaurent Massoulié, INRIA.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 09 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Knowledge Representation and Extraction at Scale

UserChristos Christodoulopoulos, Amazon.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 November 2018, 12:00-13:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Cross-Lingual Word Embeddings in 60 Minutes

UserIvan Vulić, LTL, University of Cambridge.

HouseBoardroom, Faculty of English, West Road.

ClockThursday 08 November 2018, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Defending Against Adversarial Attacks

UserRoss Clarke (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2018, 14:00-15:30

Second Language Education Group

Pardon my French! Exploring the myths and realities of Second Language Education in Canada

UserDr Shawn Bullock, University of Cambridge, Dr Cecile Sabatier, Simon Fraser University.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 05 November 2018, 17:30-19:00

Zangwill Club

Sleep for Systems Consolidation

UserDr Lisa Genzel, Assistant Professor, The Branco Weiss Fellowship – Society in Science Donders Centre for Neuroscience, The Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 November 2018, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Towards a better understanding of early stopping for boosting algorithms

UserYuting Wei, Stanford University.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 02 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

King's Occasional Lectures

Language Evolution in Spatial Domains, and Statistical Physics

UserJames Burridge, University of Portsmouth.

HouseAudit Room, King's College.

ClockThursday 01 November 2018, 14:00-15:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

On KL divergence and beyond

UserYingzhen Li, Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseBoardroom, Faculty of English, West Road.

ClockThursday 01 November 2018, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Cortical tracking of natural and artificial sequences

UserProfessor Lucia Melloni, Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, US; Department of Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt, Germany.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 October 2018, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Bayesian regression models for complex spatially or serially correlated functional data

UserJeffrey Morris, MD Anderson Cancer Center.

HouseMR12.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Deep learning for automatically assessing the pronunciation of non-native English speakers

UserKostas Kyriakopoulos, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 October 2018, 12:00-13:00

Arts and Creativities Research Group

CANCELLED: Doctoral and Masters Student Symposium: Arts-Based Research Praxis and the Role of Theory

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE SUDDEN ILLNESS OF TWO OF THE THREE PRESENTERS. WE APOLOGISE SINCERELY FOR THE DISAPPOINTMENT.

UserDr Liz Mackinlay (University of Queensland), Dr Rebecca Heaton (University of Northampton), Professor Pam Burnard (University of Cambridge).

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS4.

ClockSaturday 20 October 2018, 13:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO ZANGWILL CLUB TALK THIS WEEK

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 October 2018, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Nonparametric Bayes for support boundary recovery

UserJohannes Schmidt-Hieber, University of Leiden.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 19 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning, Representing, and Understanding Language

UserAida Nematzadeh, DeepMind.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 October 2018, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

How Paranoia Affects Social Cognition and Behaviour

UserProf Nichola Raihani Professor of Evolution and Behaviour, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 12 October 2018, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Uniform rates of Glivenko-Cantelli convergence and their use in Bayesian inference

UserEmanuele Dolera, Università degli Studi di Pavia.

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 12 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Some lessons learned in Multimodal Representations and Transfer

UserPranava Madhyastha, Imperial College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 12 October 2018, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Heteroskedastic PCA: Algorithm, Optimality, and Applications

UserTony Cai, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseMR13.

ClockThursday 11 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

Indo-European Seminar

Introduction to the term’s reading seminar on A. Willi Origins of the Greek Verb

Tea served from 4.15

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2018, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Modelling cortical gain in autism (without neuroimaging)

UserDr Rebecca Lawson, Sir Henry Dale Fellowship, Affiliated Lecturer Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 05 October 2018, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Imitation learning, zero-shot learning and automated fact checking

UserAndreas Vlachos, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 05 October 2018, 12:00-13:00

Arts and Creativities Research Group

Process Drama as Creative Pedagogy - A Workshop in Imagination

UserDr Julia Horne, Dr Alison O’Grady, Catherine Smyth & Elizabeth Gillroy, University of Sydney.

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS1.

ClockThursday 20 September 2018, 17:00-18:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Fast yet Simple Natural-Gradient Variational Inference in Complex Models

UserEmtiyaz Khan, team leader (equivalent to Full Professor) at the RIKEN center for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP) in Tokyo.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockMonday 16 July 2018, 11:00-12:00

Arts and Creativities Research Group

EDUCATIONAL AIMS AND VALUES THROUGH ARCHITECTURE: Revisiting radical pasts to make space for broader visions of education

UserSteve Higgins (University of Durham), Ola Uduku (Manchester School of Architecture), Bob Wallbridge (Hampshire CC).

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS5.

ClockTuesday 19 June 2018, 13:00-17:30

Statistics

Sketchy decisions: Low-rank convex matrix optimization with optimal storage

UserJoel Tropp (Caltech).

HouseMR12.

ClockMonday 18 June 2018, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge PhD Clinic

Time Management

UserPolly Brown, University Counselling Service.

HouseRoom B3, Institute of Criminology.

ClockMonday 11 June 2018, 12:00-14:00

Statistics

What is the dimension of a stochastic process?

UserVictor Panaretos (EPFL).

HouseMR11.

ClockThursday 07 June 2018, 16:00-17:00

Arts and Creativities Research Group

Doctoral Student Lunch Seminar: Rigour versus agility: Where does the self end in practice-led research?

UserPortia Ungley, Director of Learning and Teaching, Critical Studies and Creative Industries.

HouseMary Allen Building, Homerton College, Hills Road, room 106.

ClockWednesday 06 June 2018, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Selectivity and dynamics of human face representations

UserProfessor Rafael Malach, Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 June 2018, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserSabyasachi Chatterjee (UIUC).

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 01 June 2018, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning hierarchical structure: strong learning of PCFGs

UserAlexander Clark, King's College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 June 2018, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Metacognition of internally-generated processes

UserDr Elisa Filevich, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 May 2018, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

NAACL practice talks

UserSimon Baker (LTL) & Marek Rei (NLIP), University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 May 2018, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

On momentum methods and acceleration in stochastic optimization

UserPraneeth Netrapalli (Microsoft Research India).

HouseMR14.

ClockMonday 21 May 2018, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Developing memory interference strategies as treatments for addiction and trauma-related symptoms

UserDr Sunjeev Kamboj, Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Statistics

Bayesian estimation of the mean response in a missing data model

UserKolyan Ray (King's College London).

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 18 May 2018, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Elfdalian, a divergent Nordic dialect now and throughout the ages

UserGuus Kroonen, University of Copenhagen/Leiden University.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-04.

ClockWednesday 16 May 2018, 18:00-19:00

Zangwill Club

Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking

UserProfessor Cecilia Heyes, All Souls College and Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 11 May 2018, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Multiple change point estimation based on moving sum statistics

UserClaudia Kirch (Magdeburg).

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 11 May 2018, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Emergent Communication through Negotiation

UserKris Cao, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 May 2018, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Algorithmic Glass Ceiling in Social Networks

UserAna Stoica, Columbia University.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockWednesday 09 May 2018, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Simulating word learning, semantic grounding, and oscillatory responses to linguistic items in a neurobiologically constrained model of the cortex

UserDr Max Garagnani, Lecturer in Computer Science, Co-Director of the MSc in Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Computing, Goldsmiths, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 04 May 2018, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Predictive Uncertainty in Deep Learning

UserAndrey Malinin, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 May 2018, 12:00-13:00

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Predictive Uncertainty in Deep Learning

UserAndrey Malinin (University of Cambridge).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR5 Lecture Room.

ClockThursday 03 May 2018, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Orbit recovery from invariants

UserJonathan Weed (MIT).

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 27 April 2018, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Multilingual NLP via Cross-Lingual Word Embeddings

UserIvan Vulic, LTL, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 April 2018, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Algorithmic Glass Ceiling in Social Networks

UserAna Stoica, Columbia University.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockSunday 15 April 2018, 11:00-12:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Understanding Ellipsis: Corpus, Annotation, Theory

Note: This is a special out-of-term session. Note unusual time (Monday instead of Thursday)

UserProf. Jim McCloskey (University of California, Santa Cruz).

HouseEnglish Faculty Lecture Room GR-06/07, 9 West Road, Sidgwick Site..

ClockMonday 26 March 2018, 16:00-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

** cancelled **

UserJulian Perez, Naver Labs Europe.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 March 2018, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

CANCELLED - Diversity of Expression in Utterance and the Idea of Language

This talk has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

UserProf Adam Kendon (University of Cambridge).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 22 March 2018, 16:30-18:30

Arts and Creativities Research Group

EDUCATIONAL AIMS AND VALUES THROUGH ARCHITECTURE: Revisiting radical pasts to make space for broader visions of education

UserDominic Cullinan (SCABAL), Helen Taylor (Scott Brownrigg), Crawford Wright (Department for Education), Michele Zini (ZPZ Partners).

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, room GS5.

ClockTuesday 20 March 2018, 13:00-17:30

Zangwill Club

Human olfaction at the intersection of language, culture and biology

UserProf Asifa Majid, Centre for Language Studies, Radboud University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 March 2018, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Virtual bargaining as a micro-foundation for communication

Note unusual time

UserProfessor Nick Chater, University of Warwick.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 March 2018, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

What is the temporal resolution of categorical perception?

UserProf Leon Deouell, Human Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 March 2018, 16:30-17:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Louisiana Creole - a creole at the periphery

UserIngrid Neumann-Holzschuh (Universität Regensburg).

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-05.

ClockFriday 09 March 2018, 12:00-13:00

French Linguistics Research Seminars

Louisiana Creole - a creole at the periphery

This talk is co-hosted with the Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

UserIngrid Neumann-Holzschuh (Universität Regensburg).

HouseFaculty of English, GR05.

ClockFriday 09 March 2018, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Neural Networks and Natural Language Processing

UserMatej Balog (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 08 March 2018, 13:30-15:00

Zangwill Club

How is visual perception biased

UserDr Floris de Lange, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 March 2018, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Jointly Learning Syntax and Semantics

UserJean Maillard, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 March 2018, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Information Theory, Codes, and Compression

UserChristian Steinruecken (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 01 March 2018, 13:30-15:00

Cambridge PhD Clinic

How to track the impact of your publications

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseRoom B4, Institute of Criminology.

ClockMonday 26 February 2018, 12:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

: Visual Perception of Materials and their Properties

UserProf. Roland W. Fleming, PhD Kurt Koffka Professor of Experimental Psychology, Justus-Leibig University Giessen .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 23 February 2018, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Approximations of the Restless Bandit Problem

UserAzadeh Khaleghi (Lancaster).

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 23 February 2018, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Constructing datasets for multi-hop reading comprehension across documents

UserJohannes Welbl, University College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 February 2018, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Speak white, speak black, speak American

UserDarryl G Barthe Jr (Universiteit van Amsterdam).

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 21 February 2018, 18:15-19:00

CUED Speech Group Seminars

Structured Deep Learning for Dialogue Management

UserKai Yu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR3B Lecture Room.

ClockMonday 19 February 2018, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

From ears to brain (and back): Imaging the brain computations for sound analysis.

UserProf Elia Formisano Maastricht-Brain Imaging Center (M-BIC), Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht University, The Netherlands .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Deep reinforcement learning for dialogue policy optimisation

UserDr Milica Gasic, Dept. Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Lipschitz Global Optimization

UserProfessor Yaroslav D Sergeyev, Universita della Calabria.

HouseCBL Seminar Room.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Using narratives to understand human conscious experience

UserDr Lorina Naci, School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 February 2018, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Pruning and grafting syntactic trees for cross-lingual transfer tasks

UserEdoardo Ponti, TAL, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 February 2018, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Third language acquisition at the initial stages: An event-related potential study probing for transfer

UserJason Rothman, David Miller and Eloi Puig-Mayenco (University of Reading / UiT the Arctic University of Norway).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 08 February 2018, 16:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

A conversation on his life and work with Prof David Spiegelhalter

PLEASE NOTE: CHANGE OF VENUE AND CHANGE OF TIME: This is a shared event with the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication, please sign up https://goo.gl/LPAAaF

UserProf Baruch Fishhoff, Institute for Politics and Strategy, Carnegie Mellon University .

House Lecture Theatre 1, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms.

ClockFriday 02 February 2018, 17:00-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Deep Generative Models

UserJonathan Gordon; Alexander Matthews.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Seminar Room 4-38.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 13:30-15:00

Zangwill Club

Investigating the role of cognition for speech-in-noise listening

UserDr Antje Heinrich, Manchester Centre for Audiology and Deafness, University of Manchester.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 January 2018, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Bayesian nonparametric estimation of the intensities in multivariate Hawkes processes

UserJudith Rousseau (Oxford).

HouseMR12.

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

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Minimum Description Length

UserCarl E. Rasmussen; Niki Kilbertus.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Seminar Room 4-38.

ClockThursday 25 January 2018, 13:30-15:00

Zangwill Club

Inoculating Against Misinformation: On the Motivated Cognition of Facts and Expertise

UserDr Sander van der Linden, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 January 2018, 16:30-17:30

Centre for Research in Children's Literature at Cambridge

BOOK LAUNCH: The Edinburgh Companion to Children's Literature

UserJuliet Dusinberre, Alison Waller, Eve Tandoi, Andrew Burn, Eugene Giddens, Zoe Jaques, Clementine Beauvais and Maria Nikolajeva.

HouseMary Allan Building room 104, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ.

ClockFriday 19 January 2018, 15:00-17:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Context Sensitive Distributional Semantics

UserStephen McGregor (TCIDA, Goldsmiths).

HouseBoardroom, Faculty of English, West Road.

ClockThursday 18 January 2018, 11:00-12:00

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Role of primate amygdala neurons in economic decision-making

UserFabian Grabenhorst (U. of Cambridge, Dept of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 17 January 2018, 12:30-13:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

NIPS 2017 Highlights

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Seminar Room 4-38.

ClockThursday 14 December 2017, 13:30-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Bayesian Generative Adversarial Networks

UserProfessor Andrew Wilson, Cornell University.

HouseCBL Seminar Room.

ClockWednesday 13 December 2017, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Heart and minds: The hidden impacts on emotion and memory

UserDr Sarah Garfinkel, Brighton and Sussex Medical School. University of Sussex, Brighton.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 December 2017, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

AI for Inclusive Finance

UserAlan Qi and Le Song.

HouseCBL Seminar Room.

ClockFriday 01 December 2017, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Metacontrol: The Yin and Yang of cognitive control

UserProfessor Bernhard Hommel, Leiden University Institute for Psychological Research & Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition, Leiden University, The Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 November 2017, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Imitation learning for structured prediction and automated fact checking

UserDr Andreas Vlachos, University of Sheffield.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 November 2017, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Learning to Learn

UserSiddharth Swaroop; Will Tebbutt.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Seminar Room 4-38.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 13:30-15:00

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Powered by Cambridge: Devices, data and interDisciplinarity

Registration required

UserSaul Nassé (Cambridge Assessment).

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 17:15-18:15

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Using Social Media to Investigate Linguistic Variation and Change

Registration required

UserDavid Willis (University of Cambridge).

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 16:15-16:45

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Poster session

Registration required

UserVarious.

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 15:30-16:15

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Poster slam

Registration required

UserVarious.

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 15:00-15:30

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Individualised Language in the Big Data Era

Registration required

UserPaula Buttery (University of Cambridge).

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 14:30-15:00

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

The Use of Deep Learning in Spoken Dialogue Systems

Registration required

UserSteve Young (University of Cambridge).

HouseCripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 13:30-14:30

Zangwill Club

Cognitive rehabilitation in people with schizophrenia

UserProfessor Dame Til Wykes. DBE, Vice Dean Psychology and Systems Sciences Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience King’s College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 November 2017, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Learning from MOM's principles

UserGuillaume Lecué (ENSAE).

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 17 November 2017, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Internal seminar - new PhD students

UserNew NLIP PhDs.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 November 2017, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Towards true end-to-end learning & optimization

UserDr Frank Hutter.

HouseCBL Seminar Room.

ClockFriday 17 November 2017, 11:00-12:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Whistled Speech and Language Discrimination

UserMary Ann Walter (Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus) .

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 15 November 2017, 18:10-19:00

Zangwill Club

Information networks, truth and value.

UserProfessor Ulrike Hahn, Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 November 2017, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Accelerated Consensus via Min-Sum Splitting

UserPatrick Rebeschini (Oxford).

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 10 November 2017, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Labelling Topics Using Neural Networks

UserNikolaos Aletras, Amazon Research Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 November 2017, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Interpretability in Machine Learning

UserAdrian Weller; Tameem Adel Hesham.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Seminar Room 4-38.

ClockThursday 09 November 2017, 13:30-15:00

Zangwill Club

Touch: The sensory scaffold of development?

UserProfessor Andrew Bremner, Professor of Psychology and Head of Department, Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 03 November 2017, 16:30-17:30

Second Language Education Group

Vocabulary: Principles and Practice

UserProfessor Norbert Schmitt, University of Nottingham.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 30 October 2017, 17:00-18:30

Zangwill Club

An Interference Model of Visual Working Memory

UserProfessor Klaus Oberauer, Department of Psychology, University of Zurich.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 27 October 2017, 16:30-17:30

Statistics

Online nonparametric regression with adversarial data

UserPierre Gaillard (INRIA Paris).

HouseMR12.

ClockFriday 27 October 2017, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Grounded language learning in simulated worlds

UserFelix Hill, DeepMind.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 October 2017, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Cooperative Inverse RL

UserRobert Pinsler; Adria Garriga Alonso.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Seminar Room 4-38.

ClockThursday 26 October 2017, 13:30-15:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Infer.NET

UserJohn F. Bronskill.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Seminar Room 4-38.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 13:30-15:00

Zangwill Club

The Social Neuroendocrinology of Status

UserDr Pranjal Mehta, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 13 October 2017, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Transfer Learning for NLP

UserSebastian Ruder, INSIGHT Centre.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 13 October 2017, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Neural Models for Information Retrieval

UserBhaskar Mitra, Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 13 October 2017, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge PhD Clinic

Academic Speed Dating

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseRoom B4, Institute of Criminology.

ClockTuesday 10 October 2017, 17:00-19:00

Zangwill Club

Brain mechanisms underlying the subjective experience of remembering

UserDr Jon Simons, Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 October 2017, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Text-to-text Generation Beyond Machine Translation

UserShashi Narayan, University of Edinburgh.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 October 2017, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

CCIMI Seminar: Kernel-based Methods for Bandit Convex Optimization

UserSébastien Bubeck (Microsoft Research Redmond).

HouseMR12.

ClockWednesday 04 October 2017, 16:00-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Finite-State Transducers as a Theory of Dependency Structured Natural Language

UserAnssi Yli-Jyrä, University of Helsinki.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 September 2017, 12:00-13:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Natural Language Processing to Bridge Heterogeneous Data

UserYusuke Miyao (National Institute of Informatics, Japan).

House SR-24, English Faculty Building, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockTuesday 19 September 2017, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Deep learning for autonomous driving

UserTakayoshi Yamashita (Chubu University) .

HouseCBL Room BE-438, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 08 September 2017, 11:00-12:00

Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence Series

How Can NLP Help Cure Cancer?

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

UserRegina Barzilay Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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

ClockThursday 10 August 2017, 13:00-14:00

Pedagogy, Language, Arts & Culture in Education (PLACE) Group Seminars

Children in Distress: past precedents and current experience

UserSir Tim Brighouse, Dr Carl Emery (University of Manchester), Dr Carrie Herbert MBE (Red Balloon Learner Centre Group), Caroline Peet (Queens’ Federation) and Alison Roy (Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist).

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, DMB, Room GS5.

ClockSaturday 15 July 2017, 14:00-17:00

PublicHealth@Cambridge

Text mining for public health reviews (The Robot Analyst)

UserSophia Ananiadou, Professor of Computer Science, University of Manchester.

HouseSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR.

ClockFriday 23 June 2017, 13:00-14:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Deep NLP in language tutoring

UserFrancis Bond, Associate Professor at the Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 June 2017, 15:00-16:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Predicting Rich Linguistic Structure with Neural Networks

UserJan Buys, University of Oxford.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 13 June 2017, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Functional Distributional Semantics

UserGuy Edward Toh Emerson (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 June 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

NLP, the perfect social (media) science?

UserDirk Hovy, University of Copenhagen.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 07 June 2017, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Sentence-level Topic Models

UserKris Cao (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 June 2017, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

A cluster of Aromanian varieties in North-Western Greece

UserDr. Marios Mavrogiorgos, University of Cambridge.

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockWednesday 31 May 2017, 17:15-18:45

NLIP Seminar Series

Text Simplification: Where are we now, and where are we headed?

UserGustavo Henrique Paetzold, University of Sheffield.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 May 2017, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Learning Syntax with Deep Neural Networks

UserShalom Lappin (University of Gothenburg, King's College London and Queen Mary University of London).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 25 May 2017, 16:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Cognitive coding in the hippocampal-entorhinal system

UserDr Christian Doeller, Kavli Institute, NTNU Trondheim, Norway & Donders Institute, RU Nijmegen, the Netherlands).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 May 2017, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Neural Architectures for Sequence Labelling

UserMarek Rei, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 May 2017, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

The biological basis and perceptual impact of categorisation: the case of colour.

UserProfessor Anna Franklin, The Sussex Colour Group, School of Psychology, University of Sussex.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 12 May 2017, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Norwegian Romani - the 'languageness' of a Para-Romani variety

Tea and biscuits from 16.45

UserJakob Wiedner, University of Oslo.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-05.

ClockWednesday 10 May 2017, 17:15-19:00

Zangwill Club

A common model of representational and connectivity spaces in human cortex

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AN SPECIAL EXTRA TALK AND WILL TAKE PLACE AT 4.00PM

UserProfessor James V. Haxby, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College and the Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMeC) at the University of Trento.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockWednesday 10 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Do we control language or does language control us?

UserProfessor Guillaume Thierry, School of Psychology, Bangor University, Wales..

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 05 May 2017, 16:30-18:00

Statistics

The Bouncy Particle Sampler

UserAlexandre Bouchard-Côté (UBC).

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge..

ClockFriday 05 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

VO-OV alternations and information structure in North Sami

Tea and biscuits from 17.45

UserKristine Bentzen, University of Tromsø.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-04.

ClockWednesday 03 May 2017, 18:15-20:00

Zangwill Club

Empathy – from shared affect to self-other distinction

UserProfessor Claus Lamm, Full Professor (Biological Psychology) Head of the Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Unit Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 28 April 2017, 16:30-18:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Cross-lingual Learning 2.0

UserAnders Søgaard (University of Copenhagen).

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty.

ClockThursday 27 April 2017, 11:00-12:00

Cambridge PhD Clinic

Fake News

UserElla McPherson, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge; John Naughton, Emeritus Professor of the Public Understanding of Technology, OU.

HouseRoom B4, Institute of Criminology.

ClockWednesday 26 April 2017, 12:00-14:00

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Finding Signals in Twitter with ML/NLP at Bloomberg

UserMinjie Xu - Bloomberg Software Engineer, Social Media Analytics.

HouseLT1, Computer Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 25 April 2017, 13:00-14:00

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Functional neuromarkers for psychiatry

UserDr Juri Kropotov Laboratory of Neurobiology of Action Programming at the Institute of the Human Brain .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 12 April 2017, 12:30-13:30

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

Pedagogy, Language, Arts & Culture in Education (PLACE) Group Seminars

3rd Cambridge Symposium on Cognitive Approaches to Children’s Literature

UserProfessor Karen Coats (Illinois State University), Professor Rosalind Ridley (University of Cambridge).

HouseMAB G08/G09, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH.

ClockSaturday 18 March 2017, 09:00-18:00

Zangwill Club

Observations from the Edge of Beauty

UserMr Clive Wilkins, Artist in Residence, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 16:30-18:00

Pedagogy, Language, Arts & Culture in Education (PLACE) Group Seminars

3rd Cambridge Symposium on Cognitive Approaches to Children’s Literature

UserProfessor Karen Coats (Illinois State University), Professor Rosalind Ridley (University of Cambridge).

HousePaston Brown Room, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH.

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

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Kernel Mean Embeddings

UserJiri Hron; Adam Scibior.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 16 March 2017, 13:30-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Differentially Private Bayesian Learning

UserDr Antti Honkela, University of Helsinki.

HouseCBL Room BE-438, Department of Engineering.

ClockTuesday 14 March 2017, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Optimality and irrationality in human decision-making

UserProfessor Christopher Summerfield, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 March 2017, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Neural Variational Inference for NLP

UserYishu Miao, University of Oxford.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 March 2017, 12:00-13:00

Computational and Biological Learning Seminar Series

Control, inference and learning

UserProf. dr. H.J. (Bert) Kappen (Radboud University Nijmegen).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 10 March 2017, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Differential Privacy

UserJohn Bradshaw; Alex Matthews.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 09 March 2017, 13:30-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Differential Privacy Tutorial

UserAlex Matthews and John Bradshaw, University of Cambridge.

HouseCBL Room BE-438, Department of Engineering.

ClockThursday 09 March 2017, 13:30-15:00

Psychology & Education

Epistemic Cognition - conceptions of knowledge in action

UserProfessor Kirsti Lonka, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland.

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, (room GS4 Donald McIntyre Building).

ClockTuesday 07 March 2017, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Exploring embodiment mechanisms using expertise

PLEASE NOTE: CHANGE OF SPEAKER THIS WEEK

UserDr Beatriz Calvo-Merino, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Department of Psychology, City, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 03 March 2017, 16:30-18:00