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Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

The theory-led hunt for extreme materials

UserProfessor Chris Pickard (University of Cambridge).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 05 December 2019, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Investigating human blood development at the single-cell level

UserAnna Maria Ranzoni - Wellcome - MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute/Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 December 2019, 13:10-14:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Coffee Stains, Cell Receptors and Time Crystals: Lessons from the Old Literature

UserProfessor Ray Goldstein, Schlumberger Professor of Complex Physical Systems, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockTuesday 03 December 2019, 18:00-19:30

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Mendeleev's Gift to Everyone (including you and me)

UserSir Martyn Poliakoff (University of Nottingham).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockSaturday 30 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

One

UserDr Andrew Szydlo.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 29 November 2019, 19:30-21:00

Scott Lectures

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

All Welcome

UserProfessor Didier Queloz, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Mathematics vs Dementia

UserProfessor Alain Goriely, Professor of Mathematical Modelling, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford.

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

ClockTuesday 26 November 2019, 18:00-19:30

Scott Lectures

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

All welcome

UserProfessor Didier Queloz, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

Cabinet of Natural History

A magnetic world: understanding the lodestone in the early modern Iberian empires

CANCELLED

UserLeonardo Carrio Cataldi (Newton International Fellow, British Academy and University College London).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 25 November 2019, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Condensation propensity of TDP-43 specifies the bound and regulated RNAs

UserMartina Hallegger - UCL and The Francis Crick Institute.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room - RNA Club.

ClockThursday 21 November 2019, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Identifying and characterising RNA viruses in publicly available high throughput sequencing data

UserKaty Brown - Andrew Firth lab, Dept. Pathology, University of Cambridge, UK .

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room - RNA Club.

ClockThursday 21 November 2019, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

You rock! Understanding words with many meanings

UserLucy MacGregor - MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 21 November 2019, 13:10-14:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

An evening with Lynn Rothschild

UserProfessor Lynn Rothschild, NASA Ames Research Centre, Stanford University, Brown University.

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

ClockWednesday 20 November 2019, 18:00-19:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Is Obesity a Choice?

UserDr Giles Yeo, MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit, University of Cambridge Metabolic Research Labs, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK.

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

ClockTuesday 19 November 2019, 18:00-19:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Prevention of mental illness in the adolescent years

UserProfessor Ian Goodyer, OBE,MD, FRCPsych, FMedSci, Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College - The Lee Hall.

ClockFriday 15 November 2019, 18:00-19:10

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Looking ahead in the world of science

1973 Nobel Prize in Physics

UserProf Brian Josephson (Dept. of Physics, University of Cambridge).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 14 November 2019, 18:00-19:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Communicating Risk and Uncertainty

UserProfessor Sir David Spieghalter, Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk, Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockTuesday 12 November 2019, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Equality for Women = Prosperity for All

UserDr Augusto Lopez-Claros, the World Bank Group.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2019, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Next Generation of Children

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

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

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

How to Hunt a Submarine

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Stem Cell Ageing: Reversing the Ravages of Time

UserProfessor Robin Franklin, Professor of Stem Cell Medicine, Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockTuesday 05 November 2019, 18:00-19:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Neurophysics and Neuroengineering of space, time and imagination

UserProfessor Mayank R. Mehta, Departments of: Physics & Astronomy; Neurology; Neurobiology Brain Research Institute, ULCA. W.M. Keck Centre for Neurophysics, UCLA.

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

ClockFriday 01 November 2019, 18:00-19:30

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Not even wrong

UserDr Robert Brady (Cambridge Computer Laboratory).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 31 October 2019, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

How to Build a Neuron: establishing spatial identity in a structurally complex cell

UserMichael Fernandopulle - Cambridge Institute for Medical Research.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 31 October 2019, 13:10-14:00

Lady Margaret Lectures

Wataching Molecules in Action

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

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

10 Years of HPV Vaccines - The Global Experience

UserProfessor Dame Margaret Stanley, Emeritus Professor of Epithelial Biology, Deparment of Pathology, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockTuesday 29 October 2019, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Pacific Shoguns: Japan’s Attempt to Open the Pacific, 1600-1625

UserDr Joshua Batts, Research Associate, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 29 October 2019, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Re-entry vehicles for future space missions

UserDr Paul Bruce (Imperial College London).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 24 October 2019, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

The effects of wind on trees and forests

UserToby Jackson - Cambridge Conservation Initiative .

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 24 October 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The Social Impact of Automatic Hate Speech Detection

UserDr. Stefanie Ullmann, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Centre for Humanities and Social Change.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2019, 13:10-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

James Watt (1736-1819): The Power to Change the World

UserDr Malcolm Dick, University of Birmingham.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 18 October 2019, 17:45-19:10

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Origins of Life Systems Chemistry

First talk of the term

UserProf John Sutherland (MRC LMB).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 17 October 2019, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Krill swarms: the carbon export highway - S*£% matters!

UserAnna Belcher - British Antarctic Survey.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 17 October 2019, 13:10-14:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Dressed to Kill: What do Infectious Disease Agents Have in their Wardrobes?

UserProfessor Sunetra Gupta, Professor of Theoretical Epidemiology, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford.

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

ClockTuesday 15 October 2019, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Big Data Psychometrics

UserDr. David Stilwell, Cambridge University Judge Business School.

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

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

Perovskite nanocrystals: tuneable future for display industry

UserKaiwen Zhang, PhD student in Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 10 October 2019, 13:10-14:00

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

Chromatin and Cell Cycle in Cell Fate Decision

UserDr. Clara Novo (Babraham) & Dr. Rodrigo Grandy (SCI).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 19 June 2019, 18:30-20:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The early origins of the Mortality Revolution: a perspective from evolutionary biology

UserDr Romola Davenport, Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 14 June 2019, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society talks

An evolutionary perspective on why health inequalities exist.

UserProf Rebecca Sear ( London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine).

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 07 June 2019, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Something ate my fossil: from anecdote to testing hypotheses

UserDr Elizabeth Harper, Department of Earth Sciences.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 24 May 2019, 17:45-19:10

Rausing Lecture

Whose history of technology? Path dependencies, contested modernities, and pockets of persistence

Twenty-Fourth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserRuth Oldenziel (Eindhoven University of Technology).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

Persistent pneumococcal colonisation: Dynamics, genomic diversity and evolution

UserDr Chrispin Chaguza (Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Gene eating

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

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

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

Trustworthy AI

UserDr Adrian Weller (Machine Learning Group, Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 09 May 2019, 13:10-14:00

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

Making sense of the world of scents

UserDr. Kelsey J.R.P. Byers (Zoology) & Dr. Erika Pinheiro de Castro (Zoology).

House Postdoc Centre, Biomedical Campus, Bay 13, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0SP.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2019, 18:30-20:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

There be monsters: adaptations in Antarctic marine animals

UserProfessor Lloyd Peck, British Antarctic Survey.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 03 May 2019, 17:45-19:10

Darwin College Sciences Group

Paving an enlightened path to anyons and quantum computation

UserDr Shovan Dutta (Physics Department, Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 25 April 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Decolonising African politics: Where is there evidence of change?

UserStephanie Diepeveen, Centre of Governance and Human Rights, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 23 April 2019, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Deciphering the structure-function relationships of lncRNAs

UserJohn Mattick, Green Templeton College, University of Oxford.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 18 April 2019, 18:00-20:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Integrating protein, RNA and RBP localisation maps

UserTom Smith, PhD (Kathryn Lilley's group).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 18 April 2019, 18:00-20:00

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

A 3D cell model for developmental biology: Using gastruloids to study early developmental events

UserDr. Peter Baillie-Johnson (SCI), Dr Naomi Moris (Genetics) and Dr David Turner (Genetics).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 10 April 2019, 18:30-20:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Transformation of life: How behaviour shapes evolution.

UserProfessor Rebecca Kilner, Department of Zoology.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 22 March 2019, 17:45-19:10

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

200TH ANNIVERSARY TWO DAY MEETING FREE ENTRY - OPEN TO ALL - NO BOOKING REQUIRED

UserOrganiser Professor Simon Conway Morris.

HouseLecture Room 0, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ.

ClockFriday 22 March 2019, 09:00-17:15

Mordell Lectures

Joinings of higher rank diagonalizable actions

UserElon Lindenstrauss, Einstein Institute, Jerusalem.

HouseMR2, CMS.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

200TH ANNIVERSARY TWO DAY MEETING - FREE ENTRY - OPEN TO ALL - NO BOOKING REQUIRED

UserOrganiser Professor Simon Conway Morris.

HouseLecture Room 0, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ.

ClockThursday 21 March 2019, 13:15-17:15

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Transforming cancer care

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Cancer Research UK.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockWednesday 20 March 2019, 18:45-20:10

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Transformation and mind: Using science to fight mental illness.

UserProfessor Peter Jones (Department of Psychiatry).

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 15 March 2019, 17:45-19:10

Darwin College Sciences Group

Learning from rivers about long-term controls on Earth’s climate

UserDr Jotis Baronas (Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 14 March 2019, 13:10-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The Science of Musical Meaning

UserProfessor Elizabeth Tolbert (Johns Hopkins Peabody Institute).

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 08 March 2019, 17:45-19:10

Darwin College Lecture Series

Perception of Visual Space

UserProfessor Sir Colin Blakemore, School of Advanced Study.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cabinet of Natural History

The 'dye herbarium': capturing colour in botanical collections

UserAnna Svensson (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 04 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Conservation, Evolution and Biodiversity in Colombia

UserProfessor Chris Jiggins, Department of Zoology.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 17:45-19:10

Darwin College Lecture Series

Computer Vision

UserProfessor Andrew Blake, Samsung AI Research Centre.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Reprogramming Genetic Code

UserProf. Jason Chin ( MRC LBM and Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Solving Darwin’s 'abominable mystery': the evolution and development of nectar spurs

UserMs Erin Cullen (Department of Plant Sciences, Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Viewing the Universe

UserDr Carolin Crawford, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 22 February 2019, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Evolution, development and function of flower patterns

UserMs Alice Fairnie (Sainsbury Laboratory, Botanic Garden Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 21 February 2019, 13:10-14:00

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

From Stars to Life

UserDr. Paul B Rimmer (Cavendish, LMB) and Dr Claudia Bonfio (LMB).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2019, 18:30-20:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Appearance and Physical Reality

UserProfessor Carlo Rovelli, International Centre for Theoretical Physics.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 15 February 2019, 17:30-18:30

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Climate Change: A Defining Challenge for the 21st Century

POSTPONED & VENUE CHANGE

UserDame Julia Slingo (Met Office).

HouseOld Combination Room, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 14 February 2019, 18:00-19:30

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The power of superconductivity

UserCarla Palomares Garcia, Wolfson College.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 17:45-19:10

Darwin College Lecture Series

Vision of Future Technology

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

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Maths versus AI

UserDr Nira Chamberlain.

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

Hearing and seeing things that are not there: Quantifying brain structure related to hallucinations

UserColleen Rollins (Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 07 February 2019, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

HONORARY FELLOWS LECTURE - The Fuel of Life

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

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Evolution of the Eye

UserProfessor Dan-Eric Nilsson, Lund University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

Planet Nine: To Be or Not To Be

UserMr Antranik A. Sefilian.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 31 January 2019, 13:10-14:00

Lady Margaret Lectures

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

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

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Colour and Vision

UserProfessor Anya Hurlbert, Newcastle University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 17:30-18:30

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Harnessing evolution for making new medicines

2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

UserProf Sir Gregory Winter.

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 24 January 2019, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Gorilla Society: investigating cooperation, territoriality and social support in our evolutionary cousins

UserRobin E Morrison (Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge).

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 24 January 2019, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge RNA Club

How like begets like: lessons from RNA silencing in C.elegans

UserAntony Jose, Group Leader, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockTuesday 22 January 2019, 18:00-20:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Queuosine-modified tRNAs confer nutritional control of protein translation

UserFrancesca Tuorto Frank Lyko Lab, Heidelberg, Germany .

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockTuesday 22 January 2019, 18:00-20:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Tour of the recently re-opened University Museum of Zoology and an insider's guide to natural history museums

Meet outside the Whale Hall (main entrance of the Museum of Zoology) by 1pm

UserJack Ashby (Museum of Zoology, Cambridge).

HouseUniversity Museum of Zoology.

ClockMonday 21 January 2019, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Visions

UserProfessor Paul Fletcher, Cambridge Neuroscience.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

Oil palm: what’s true and what’s to do?

UserAmelia Hood (Zoology Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 17 January 2019, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Post-Arab Spring Tunis: Materialising Revolution in the City

UserDena Qaddumi, Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 15 January 2019, 13:10-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Learning from Luther: 95 theses about technology

UserProfessor John Naughton, CRASSH, Cambridge..

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 07 December 2018, 17:45-19:10

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Electrolysis: What Textbooks Don’t Tell Us

FREE EVENT

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

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

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

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Unification and Progress in Modern Theoretical Physics

Former Lucasian Professor

UserProf. Michael Green ( DAMTP, University of Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 29 November 2018, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

Epigenetic modifications

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

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

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

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Life and death in an old enzyme: the ATP synthase

1997 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

UserProfessor John Walker (University of Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The Economics of Right-Wing Populism

UserValentina Ausserladscheider, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 20 November 2018, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The combinatorics of spaghetti hoops

UserProfessor Simon Tavaré FRS FMedSci, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Future developments in healthcare – does cancer lead the way?

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Cancer Research UK.

HouseWolfson College - The Lee Hall.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 17:45-19:10

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Exoplanets, on the Hunt for Universal Life

UserDidier Queloz (University of Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Mechanism of transformation of neural stem cells by fusion onco-proteins.

UserRobert Kupp (CRUK Cambridge Institute / Oncology).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 13:10-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Unraveling the hidden microbial world of the river Cam.

UserLara Urban, European Bioinformatics Institute.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 09 November 2018, 17:45-19:10

Cambridge University Biological Society

Cryo-EM heats up

UserDr Doryen Bubeck, Imperial College, London.

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

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

This lecture has been cancelled

UserProfessor Peter Leadlay FRS, Emeritus Herchel Smith Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 05 November 2018, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

In-Network Computing: Your network just got a lot smarter

UserDr Noa Zilberman, Department of Computer Science and Technology.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 02 November 2018, 17:45-19:10

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The Environment of the Elizabethan House – Hardwick Hall

UserProfessor Dean Hawkes, Emeritus Fellow, Darwin College.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2018, 13:10-14:00

Scott Lectures

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

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

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Trinity Life in Science and Politics

Co-hosted with Trinity Politics Society

UserJulian Huppert (University of Cambridge).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 25 October 2018, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge RNA Club

SmRNA cap methylation and its role in transcription

UserDhaval Varshney, Department of Chemistry.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 25 October 2018, 18:00-20:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Perovskite Solar Cells: Printing the future of photovoltaics

UserStuart Macpherson (StranksLab, Optoelectronics group, Physics, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 25 October 2018, 13:10-14:00

Scott Lectures

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

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

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Manipulating light at the nanoscale with plasmonics

UserDr Emilie Ringe Department of Material Science and Metallurgy and Department of Earth Sciences.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 22 October 2018, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Anti-cancer drugs for transmissible cancers in Tasmanian devils

UserMaximilian Stammnitz, Transmissible Cancer Group, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 19 October 2018, 17:45-19:10

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Speech rhythm: a metaphor?

UserFrancis Nolan (Department of Linguistics).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 18 October 2018, 18:00-19:30

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

The role of early-career researchers in changing the culture of scholarly communication

UserDr. Avasthi (Hemenway Life Sciences Innovation Center at the University of Kansas), Dr Brown and Dr. Palfy (preLights) .

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 17 October 2018, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge University Biological Society

The fight against malaria using proteasomes

UserDr Paula da Fonseca, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

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

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

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Counting Crime the Cambridge Way

UserProfessor Larry Sherman, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge; Emeritus Fellow, Darwin College.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 16 October 2018, 13:10-14:00

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Compound Interest: Communicating chemistry using infographics

First talk of term

UserAndy Brunning, Compound Interest.

HouseOld Combination Room, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 11 October 2018, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Nano-photonics for better detection of toxic molecules in air

UserDr Tanya Hutter (Chemistry Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 11 October 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

How did Dmitrii Mendeleev make his predictions?

UserKaroliina Pulkkinen, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 09 October 2018, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - Why the Ancient Continents are special: a geological detective story

UserProfessor James Jackson FRS, Professor of Active Tectonics, Department of Earth Sciences .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 08 October 2018, 18:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

The long-lost Paston Collection

UserSpike Bucklow (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 08 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Designing Ultra Low Power Sensor Interfaces for the Internet of Things

UserDr Arokia Nathan (Cambridge Touch Technologies Ltd).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 04 October 2018, 13:10-14:00

Your personal list

Simulation for Intelligent Systems

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

UserVladlen Koltun, Intel.

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

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

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

Using Human Studies in Health Research

UserUlla Sovio and Sarah Jackson.

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 20 June 2018, 18:30-20:00

Centre for Research in Contemporary Problems

"Rare elements, untraceable toxins": Where is today's Russian foreign policy?

A wine reception will follow the lecture

UserDemetrius Floudas, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge.

HousePavillion Room, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge.

ClockMonday 11 June 2018, 17:30-20:00

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

Human Pluripotent Stem Cells: Journey to the Clinic

UserThomas Moreau and Daniel Ortmann .

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 06 June 2018, 18:30-20:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Relativity, Quantum Theory and Cryptography

UserProfessor Adrian Kent, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 01 June 2018, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Race and gender in the scientific institution: Basic history and analysis.

UserCarmen Palacios, Quantum Information and Nanoscale Metrology Group.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 25 May 2018, 17:45-19:10

Cambridge RNA Club

How evolution of mt-rRNA drives transformation of mitoribosomes

UserAlexey Amunts, Stockholm University.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 24 May 2018, 18:00-20:00

University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI)

The Last Animals - screening and discussion around illegal ivory trade

UserDirector - Kate Brooks with Professor Bhaskar Vira and Professor Sam Wasser.

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre (New Museum Site).

ClockWednesday 23 May 2018, 17:00-18:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Capitalism, Debt and Inequality

UserDr Anthony Hotson (Centre for Financial History and Darwin College).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 22 May 2018, 13:10-14:00

Rausing Lecture

Steamroll all the brutes: coal, steam and British Imperialism in mid-nineteenth century Levant and West Africa

Twenty-Third Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserAndreas Malm (Lund University).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 17 May 2018, 16:30-18:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

From Goethe to Macaques: What auctions can teach us about decision making

UserMr Robert Hickman, Department of Physiology, Development, and Neuroscience, Univesity of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 17 May 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Echo mapping the gravitational potential well of black holes

UserDr William Alston, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 10 May 2018, 13:10-14:00

Mordell Lectures

Cohomology of the moduli space of curves

UserRahul Pandharipande (ETH).

HouseMR2, CMS.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

Design of novel hybrid foam materials for impact applications

UserMr. Adam Boyce, Centre for Micromechanics, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 03 May 2018, 13:10-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The genetics of depression

UserDr Na Cai, The European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 27 April 2018, 17:45-19:10

Darwin College Sciences Group

Engineering mitochondrial DNA in the mouse germline using designer nuclease technology

UserMs Beverly McCann, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 26 April 2018, 13:10-14:00

Innovation Forum

Machine Learning in Healthcare

UserAntonio Criminisi (Microsoft Research), Peyman Gifani (AI VIVO).

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

ClockMonday 23 April 2018, 18:00-21:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Deciphering new aspects of G-quadruplex mediated post-transcriptional control

UserBarbara Herdy, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 19 April 2018, 18:00-20:00

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

Modelling Complex Behaviours in Rodents

UserJulija Krupic (PDN) & Bianca Jupp (Psychology).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 11 April 2018, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Spatially resolved transcriptomics to probe 3D RNA organization

UserJorg Morf (Babraham Institute).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 29 March 2018, 18:00-20:00

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

ONE DAY MEETING FREE ENTRY NO BOOKING REQUIRED

UserOrganisers Professor Ron Horgan and Dr Matt Wingate.

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

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

Innovation Forum

Innovative Energy Models for a Sustainable Future

UserProf Sir Richard Friend (Cavendish Professor of Physics, University of Cambridge), Richard De Caux (Head of Refining Analysis, Group Economics, BP), Dr. David Reiner (Judge Business School, University of Cambridge).

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

ClockWednesday 21 March 2018, 18:00-21:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Tuberculosis, Cancer & Gout: Archaeolgical evidence of disease from Medieval Cambridge

UserDr Jenna Dittmar, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 15 March 2018, 13:10-14:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Improving on Nature: Biotechnology and the Ethics of Animal Enhancement

UserDr Sarah Chan, Usher Institute for Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

HousePalmerston Room, Fisher Building, St John's College.

ClockTuesday 13 March 2018, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

New micro-machines, new materials

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Animal Migration

UserProfessor Iain Couzin, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Electoral intrigue, ethnic politics and the vibrancy of the Kenyan public sphere

UserDr Stephanie Diepeveen, Department of Politics and International Studies.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 06 March 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Migration in Science

UserDr Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, PRS.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Keynes Fund

Keynes seminar: "Shadow Banking and the Four Pillars of Traditional Financial Intermediation" - joint with Emmanuel Farhi

Please register your interest here: https://goo.gl/forms/yYlnDQqVgBozA1L32

UserJean Tirole (Nobel Laureate, Toulouse School of Economics).

HouseFaculty of Law, room LG17 (The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge). .

ClockFriday 02 March 2018, 17:00-18:30

Keynes Fund

Keynes lecture: "Morality and the Market"

Please register your interest here: https://goo.gl/forms/oW2uAF8lR1sLBQUE3

UserJean Tirole (Nobel Laureate,Toulouse School of Economics).

HouseLady Mitchell Hall.

ClockThursday 01 March 2018, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Antibiotic resistance: The search for novel Lipoteichoic acid Synthase inhibitors

UserMr Rohan Eapen, Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 01 March 2018, 13:10-14:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Human Brain Development Modelled in a Dish

UserDr Madeline Lancaster, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge.

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

ClockTuesday 27 February 2018, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Combining tools and technologies to identify post-transcriptional modifications in RNA

UserProf. Patrick Limbach, University of Cincinnati.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockTuesday 27 February 2018, 10:00-11:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Partition of India and Migration

UserMs Kavita Puri, BBC.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Dr Michael Hastings: Circadian Rhythms

UserDr Michael Hastings; University of Cambridge.

HouseOld Combination Room, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 22 February 2018, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Does inflammation contribute to Pregnancy Associated Breast Cancer?

UserDr Jessica Hitchcock, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 22 February 2018, 13:10-14:00

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

Magnetic Resonance on Two Scales for Research into Cell Cycle and Stroke

UserDr. Samuel Furse (Dept of Biochemistry) Dr. Zhongzhao Teng (Dept of Radiology).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 21 February 2018, 18:30-20:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Disease Migration

UserProfessor Eva Harris, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

Automated modelling of industrial plants

UserEva Agapaki, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 15 February 2018, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Refugees and Migration

UserMr Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Dame Ottoline Leyser: Plant Development

UserOttoline Leyser; University of Cambridge.

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 08 February 2018, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

HONORARY FELLOWS PRIZE LECTURE - Towards a silent aircraft

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

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Art and Migration

UserProfessor Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll, University of Birmingham.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Light, Sleep & Circadian Rhythms-Biology to Therapeutics

UserProfessor Russell Foster, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Oxford.

HouseWolfson LT, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Immigration and Freedom

UserProfessor Chandran Kukathas, LSE.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge RNA Club

Cryo-EM shows mechanism of 3' splice site selection

UserMax Wilkinson, MRC-LMB.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 25 January 2018, 18:00-20:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

It's Not All About The Science

UserDr Anna Barnes, Institute of Nuclear Medicine, University College London.

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

ClockTuesday 23 January 2018, 20:00-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Black and British Migration

UserMr David Olusoga, Historian & Broadcaster.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

Water Sensitive Urban Design for Cities of the Future

UserDr Leon Kapetas, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 18 January 2018, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Rfam 13.0: The genome-centric sequence database

UserIoanna Kalvari, EMBL-EBI.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 07 December 2017, 18:00-20:00

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

Translation, Partnership and Impact (lunchtime seminar)

UserDr. Paula Frampton (CATS) & Dr. Vibhuti Patel (Bioscience Impact Team).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 06 December 2017, 12:30-14:00

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Organic Electronics & Science in Industry

UserProf Jeremy Burroughes (Cambridge).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 30 November 2017, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Alzheimer’s Disease: The story so far

UserKatarina Pisani (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 30 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Hunting Monsters

UserDr Darren Naish.

HouseFisher Buidling, St John's College.

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

Cambridge RNA Club

The Translational Response to Amino Acid Starvation in S. Pombe

UserCaia Duncan, Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 18:00-20:00

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Towards Greener Photochemistry

UserProfessor Sir Martyn Poliakoff (Nottingham).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Distributed Ledger technology: beyond the block chain hype

UserKC Sivaramakrishnan (Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Translating Science in Colonial North India, c.1890-1950

UserCharu Singh, Adrian Research Fellow, Darwin College.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Strategic brain routes for learning and plasticity

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Cambridge University Biological Society

A map in the mind

UserDr Julija Krupic.

HouseLightfoot Room - St John's College.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

Multimodal driver displays, autonomous car handovers, and inclusiveness

UserDr. Ioannis Politis (Engineering Design Centre, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

Biomaterials for tissue engineering

UserSasha Berdichevski (Dept of Engineering) and Dan Bax (Dept of Material Science).

House Postdoc Centre, Biomedical Campus, Bay 13, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0SP.

ClockWednesday 15 November 2017, 18:30-20:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Iron holds the whale

UserJenny Bulstrode (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 13 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Magdalene Festival of Change

Extinction: a natural change?

UserProf Mari Jones (Cambridge University), Prof Amira Bennison, Dr Andrew Bladon.

HouseCripps Auditorium, Cripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 09 November 2017, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Molecular Origin of Capacity Fade in Sodium Ion Batteries

UserDr. Lauren Marbella (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 09 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge University Computing and Technology Society (CUCaTS)

Newton's Finger

Location changed (to CMS) | Time 7.45 pm

UserDr Conor McBride - University of Strathclyde.

HouseMR3, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 07 November 2017, 19:45-20:45

Cambridge Philosophical Society

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

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

CERN & Particle Physics

UserDaniela Bortoletto (Oxford).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 02 November 2017, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

How is continuous experience transformed into discrete memories?

UserDr. Aya Ben-Akov (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 02 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge University Biological Society

Of elephants and men

UserCaitlin Black and Derek Murphy.

HouseCastlereagh room - St John's College.

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Exoplanets, on the hunt of Universal life

UserProfessor Didier Queloz ( Astrophysics Group, University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 27 October 2017, 17:45-19:10

Trinity College Science Society (TCSS)

Saiful Islam (Bath): Green Energy Materials in 3D

UserProfessor Saiful Islam (University of Bath).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 26 October 2017, 18:00-19:30

Magdalene Festival of Change

Changing Views on Climate Change

UserDr. Sander van der Linden (University of Cambridge), Prof Jaideep Prabhu (University of Cambridge), Prof Eric Wolff (University of Cambridge).

HouseCripps Auditorium, Cripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 26 October 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

On dangerous ground: understanding earthquake induced soil liquefaction

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

DNA-repairing proteins: View of a structural biologist

UserDr Domi Baretic (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 13:10-14:00

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

How to Share Research Data + Tour of CERN with Higgs Boson Physicist

UserJenny Grant Rankin and Stephen Goldfarb.

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 18 October 2017, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge RNA Club

piRNA-mediated regulation of transposon alternative splicing in soma and germline

UserFelipe Karam Teixeira, University of Cambridge.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 12 October 2017, 18:00-20:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Graphene for ultrafast lasers

UserGiancarlo Soavi (Cambridge Graphene Centre).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 12 October 2017, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

LARMOR LECTURE - Exoplanets, on the hunt of Universal life

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Darwin College Sciences Group

WikiFactMine: Scientific Knowledge for Everyone

UserDr. Peter Murray-Rust (Unilever Centre, Dept. Of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 October 2017, 13:10-14:00

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

Developing ways to image single proteins in living cells

UserSrinjan Basu (Dept of Biochemistry) and Aleks Ponjavic (Dept of Chemistry).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 04 October 2017, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge RNA Club

MicroRNAs and other regulatory RNAs

UserDavid Bartel, Whitehead Institute, MIT.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockTuesday 12 September 2017, 18:00-20:00

SCI Cambridge Science Talks

Building Stones of Cambridge: Geology walking tour.

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

UserDr Nigel Woodcock, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

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

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

Cambridge RNA Club

Title to be confirmed

UserBenita Turner-Bridge, PDN, University of Cambridge.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 22 June 2017, 18:00-20:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Title to be confirmed

UserXiaofei Yang, John Innes Centre, Norwich.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 22 June 2017, 18:00-20:00

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

Comparative genomics to understand the roots of antibiotic resistance in bacteria: find ways to address it

UserProf. Stephen D. Bentley: Pathogen Genomics, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Dr. Florent Lassalle: Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, Dr. Marco Galardini: EMBL-EBI, Wellcome Genome Campus.

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 21 June 2017, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Mutational processes in the human genome

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

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

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Are Animals Musical?

UserJohns Hopkins Peabody Institute.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 16 June 2017, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Music, Rhythm and Developmental Dyslexia.

UserDr Sheila Flanagan, Centre for Neuroscience in Education.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 09 June 2017, 17:45-19:10

Mordell Lectures

Complex dynamics and elliptic curves

UserLaura DeMarco (Northwestern University).

HouseMR2, CMS.

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

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

Epigenomics: When high-throughput sequencing met epigenetics

UserMelanie Eckersley-Maslin and Christel Krueger (Babraham Institute).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 07 June 2017, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

"The world in 2050" - Human extinction risks

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

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

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Adhesion Strength Diversity in Brain Tumours

UserDr Rasha Rezk, Engineering, Wolfson College.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 02 June 2017, 17:45-19:10

Cambridge RNA Club

Title to be confirmed

UserLia Chappell, Sanger Institute.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 25 May 2017, 18:00-20:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Title to be confirmed

UserAnanthanarayanan Kumar, MRC-LMB.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 25 May 2017, 18:00-20:00

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

The birth of a memory in wakefulness and sleep

UserDr. Aya Ben-Yakov (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) and Dr. Anat Arzi (Dept. of Psychology).

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 24 May 2017, 18:30-20:00

Wolfson College Science Society talks

The metalsmith of the future

UserDr. Evripides Loukaides, Lecturer, University of Bath.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 19 May 2017, 17:45-19:10

Rausing Lecture

The history of failure: a chronicle of losers or key to success?

Twenty-Second Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserLissa Roberts (University of Twente).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 11 May 2017, 16:30-18:00

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

Next Generation Gravimetric Biosensing Using FBARs

UserDr. Mario De Miguel Ramos and Dr. Ewelina Wajs, Department of Engineering.

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 10 May 2017, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

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

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

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

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

Cambridge RNA Club

Common genetic variation drives molecular heterogeneity in human iPSCs

UserHelena Kilpinen, Sanger Institute.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 27 April 2017, 18:00-20:00

"Life Sciences Masterclass"

Sheep models in neuroscience research: Opportunities and challenges

UserDr Nicholas Perentos and Dr Franziska Knolle - Dept. of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.

HousePostdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane.

ClockWednesday 26 April 2017, 18:30-20:00

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