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This lecture series is attended by all researchers in the Department of Physics. Lectures usually take place alternate Wednesdays at 4.00 pm in the Pippard Lecture Theatre.

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Scott Lectures

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

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

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

Scott Lectures

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

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

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

A physicist's spin on data science

UserDeborah Berebichez, Chief Data Scientist at Metis.

HouseCavendish Laboratory, Pippard Lecture Theatre,.

ClockWednesday 30 May 2018, 16:00-17:00

A physicists perspective on osteoarthritis: From hydration lubrication to gene regulation

UserJacob Klein, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel .

HouseCavendish Laboratory, Pippard Lecture Theatre,.

ClockWednesday 29 November 2017, 16:00-17:00

No Physicist is an Island: Looking for TeV Physics in a peV Transition

UserProfessor Eric Cornell, University of Colorado, Boulder.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 11 October 2017, 16:00-17:00

"Dark Matter (at the LHC and other experiments)"

Usercaterina.doglioni@hep.lu.se.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 07 June 2017, 16:00-17:00

Photo-induced superconductivity and other stories

UserProf Andrea Cavalleri, MPI for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Munich.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 11 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

“Topology in materials science”

UserProf Claudia Felser, MPI for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 10 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Tipping Points & Crises From statistical physics to social sciences

UserProfessor Jean-Philippe BOUCHAUD, Ecole Polytechnic and Capital Fund Management plc.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Visualizing Quantum Matter

UserJ.C. Séamus Davis, Cornell University; Brookhaven Nat. Lab and St Andrews University.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 23 November 2016, 16:00-17:00

Searching for – and finding!  gravitational waves

UserGabriela Gonzalez, Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Louisiana State University .

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

The Odyssey of Galaxies throughout the Cosmic Epochs

UserProfessor Roberto Maiolino, Director of the Kavli Centre for Cosmology, University of Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 12 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

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

UserMelissa Franklin, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics, Harvard University.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

Kinetic challenges in solar energy conversion

UserProfessor James Durrant .

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Comets, Rosetta and the origin of the solar system

UserProfessor Willy Benz, Director, Physics Institute, University of Bern.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 16 March 2016, 16:00-17:00

Polymer models of cellular nucleus dynamics

UserProf David Holcman (Ecole Normale Superieure).

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

"Probabilistic Language in Quantum Field Theory"

UserProfessor Yuri Dokshitzer, LPTHE, Paris and PNPI, St Petersburg, Russia.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 20 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

Thermodynamics beyond equilibrium -- the physics of periodically driven quantum systems"

UserProf. Dr. Roderich Moessner, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture III - On the Unreasonable Effectiveness of post-Newtonian Theory in Gravitational Physics

http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~cmw/

UserProfessor Clifford Will, Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of Florida.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture II - The Cosmic Barber: Counting Gravitational Hair in the Solar System and Beyond

http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~cmw/

UserProfessor Clifford Will, Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of Florida.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture I - Was Einstein Right? A Centennial Assessment

http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~cmw/

UserProfessor Clifford Will, Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of Florida.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 26 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Manipulating quantum fluids of light in semiconductor microcavities

UserProfessor Jacqueline Bloch, Laboratoire de Photonique et de Nanostructures LPN/CNRS Route de Nozay.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 21 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

More is different - Quantum Many-Body physics in Optical Lattices

UserDr Ulrich Schneider, Atomic, Mesoscopic and Optical Physics Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 14 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

New directions in liquid crystals

UserProfessor Helen Gleeson, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leeds.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2015, 16:00-17:00

Terahertz Science and Technology – from challenges to opportunities

UserProfessor Edmund Linfield, School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 18 February 2015, 16:00-17:00

Fractionalised excitations in spin ice materials

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 04 February 2015, 16:00-17:00

High magnetic fields as a tool for discovery

UserDr Suchitra Sebastian, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

The Early History of the Cavendish Laboratory

UserMalcolm Longair, Jacksonian Professor of Natural Philosophy Emeritus, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 15 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars

Back to the Beginning in Cosmology and Experimental Radio Astronomy

Fifth Hewish Lecture

UserProfessor Tony Readhead, CALTECH, USA.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

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

Higgs Vortices and Black Hole Hair

UserProfessor Ruth Gregory, Department of Physics, Durham University.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

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

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

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

Scott Lectures

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

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

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

Scott Lectures

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

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

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

Molecular Motors and Switches at Surfaces

UserProf Petra Rudolf, Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials University of Groningen.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 30 April 2014, 16:00-17:00

Improving cancer survival through molecular imaging

UserDr Sarah Bohndiek, Biological & Soft Systems Sector, Department of Physics, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

Soft Matter in Motion

UserDr Eric Lauga, DAMTP, University of Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 05 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

Special CPS lecture : MAKING EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS BITE: JAMES CLERK MAXWELL AND THE FOUNDING OF THE CAVENDISH LABORATORY

UserDr. Isobel Falconer, Honorary Reader in the History of Mathematics, St Andrews University.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cosmic Reionization

UserDr Chris Carilli, NRAO.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 04 December 2013, 16:00-17:00

Title to be confirmed

UserProf Nima Arkani-Hamed, Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton .

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

"Exploring Flatland with Cold Atoms"

UserProf Jean Dalibard Laboratoire Kastler Brossel.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

Topological Matter and Why You Should Be Interested

UserProf Steve Simon, Oxford Theoretical Physics.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

Exoplanet Science, the way forward

UserProfessor Didier Queloz, Astrophysics Group, University of Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

The Infinity Puzzle - The story of the Higgs Boson:From QED to the LHC via Higgs and the Gang of Six

On twitter @closefrank

UserProfessor Frank Close, Elementary Particles Research Group, Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics 1 Keble Road Oxford, OX1 3NP England .

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 01 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

CMS Results and the Quest for the Higgs Boson

UserProfessor Tejinder (Jim) Virdee, Imperial College, London & CERN.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

Metamaterials and the Science of Invisibility

UserProfessor Sir John Pendry, FRS , Imperial College, London.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

The Hewish Lectures

“The Evolution of High-Frequency Radio Astronomy”

UserProf Richard Hills, Cavendish Astrophysics.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

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

Bayesian inference and machine learning in cosmology and particle physics

UserProfessor Mike Hobson, Astrophysics Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2012, 16:00-17:00

“Precision Mass Measurement: ωcyclotron is not qB/m, does E=mc2?”

UserProfessor Dave Pritchard, Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics, MIT.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2012, 16:00-17:00

"Coherent Control of Electronic and Nuclear States in a Quantum Dot: A New Dimension for Modern Photonics"

UserProfessor Duncan Steel, The Robert J. Hiller Professor, The Harrison M. Randall Laboratory of Physics, University of Michigan.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 31 October 2012, 16:00-17:00

Two Centenaries - the Wilson Cloud Chamber and the Discovery of Cosmic Rays”

UserProfessor Malcolm Longair ( Department of Physics, Univerity of Cambridge).

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2012, 16:00-17:00

The End of the Standard Model & the Last Particle?

UserProfessor John Ellis, FRS, Clerk Maxwell Professor of Theoretical Physics, Kings College London & CERN.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 02 May 2012, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Metadynamics

UserProf Michele Parinello, ETH Zurich.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

Scott Lectures

Colouring the Noise

UserProf Michele Parinello, ETH Zurich.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

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

Graphene: Materials in the Flatland

UserSir Konstantin S. Novoselov FRS, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester, M13 9PL, UK.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

The Polariton Condensate in Semiconductor Microcavities

UserProfessor M S Skolnick, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Sheffield.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2012, 16:00-17:00

Do biological cells care about physics?

UserDr Jochen Guck, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 30 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Polymer Solar Cells

UserProf Neil Greenham, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 23 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Towards a new paradigm for early-type galaxies.

UserProf Roger Davies, The Philip Wetton Professor of Astrophysics, Department of Physics, University of Oxford.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 09 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Following Function in Real Time: Towards the Next Generation of Batteries, Supercapacitors and Fuel Cells for Transport and Grid Applications

UserProfessor Clare Grey FRS, The Geoffrey Moorhouse Gibson Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 12 October 2011, 16:00-17:00

The Hewish Lectures

Building planets and the ingredients for life between the stars

UserProfessor Ewine van Dishoeck Sterrewacht, Leiden.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 15 June 2011, 16:15-17:15

Dynamics of soft interfaces, real and imagined

UserSabyasachi Bhattacharya Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, IndiaSpeaker to be confirmed.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 18 May 2011, 16:00-17:00

Flavour Physics at the Large Hadron Collider

User Prof. Valerie Gibson, High Energy Physics Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 04 May 2011, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture III - Quantum Interference

A Drinks Reception will follow the lecture in the Pippard Lecture Theatre Foyer

UserProf Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Département de Physique de l'ENS.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 11 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture II - Quantum Interference

A Drinks Reception will follow the lecture in the Pippard Lecture Theatre Foyer

UserProf Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Département de Physique de l'ENS.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Scott Lecture I - Quantum Interference

A Drinks Reception will follow the lecture in the Pippard Lecture Theatre Foyer

UserProf Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Département de Physique de l'ENS.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 07 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Cosmology and fundamental physics with the Square Kilometre Array

UserProf Paul Alexander, Astrophysics Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 02 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Molecular Soup* with a twist : from Displays to Lasers for Holography (*Self-Organised Uniaxial Photonics)

UserProf Harry Coles, Centre of Molecular Materials for Photonics & Electronics, Dept of Engineering, Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 16 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

The 2010 CU Canon Foundation Lecture : Creative tensions between science and technology

UserProf Sir Richard Friend, The Cavendish Labortory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 24 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

How English Libel Law Threatens Science

UserSimon Singh.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 17 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

Charge transport in molecular semiconductors – Bloch electron or hopping transport ?

UserProf. Henning Sirringhaus, FRS, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 10 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

The Dicke Quantum Phase Transition and Supersolidity

UserProf. Tilman Esslinger, ETH, Zurich.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 27 October 2010, 16:00-17:00

The Hewish Lectures

Paths to Discovery in Radio Astronomy – Prediction and Serendipity

User Professor Ron Ekers, Australia National Telescope Facility CSIRO, Australia.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 08 June 2010, 16:15-17:15

LIQUID CRYSTALS: WHAT THEY ARE AND WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THEM

UserTom Lubensky, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 02 June 2010, 16:00-17:00

Harnessing the Interactions of Ultrasound Waves and Acoustic Cavitation With Biological Tissue for Non-Invasive Therapy and Drug Delivery

UserDr Constantin Coussios, Biomedical Ultrasonics & Biotherapy Laboratory, University of Oxford.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 May 2010, 11:00-12:00

The Dynamics of Observing and Controlling Epilepsy and Parkinson's Disease

UserProf Steven Schiff, Director of the Penn State Centre for Neural Engineering.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 26 May 2010, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Gravitational-Wave Detectors Below 10Hz: LISA, Pulsar Timing Arrays, CMB Polarization, Atom Interferometers, and the Big Bang Observer

This lecture is a colloquium style lecture in physics

UserKip S Thorne, The Feyman Professor of Theoretical Physics, Caltech , USA..

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 21 May 2010, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Gravitational-Wave Detectors above 10Hz: Weber Bars, LIGO, GEO, VIRGO, TAMA, LCGT, and Einstein Telescope

This lecture is a colloquium style lecture in physics

UserKip S Thorne, The Feyman Professor of Theoretical Physics, Caltech , USA..

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 19 May 2010, 16:00-17:00

Scott Lectures

Gravitational Waves: A New Window onto the Universe

This lecture is for a general audience.

UserKip S Thorne, The Feyman Professor of Theoretical Physics, Caltech , USA..

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 17 May 2010, 16:00-17:00

Dirac's Dream - the Continuing Quest for the Magnetic Monopole

UserProfessor James Pinfold, University of Alberta.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 28 April 2010, 16:00-17:00

High-Temperature Superconductors: From Broken Symmetries to the Power Grid

UserProfessor Laura Greene, Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 10 March 2010, 16:00-17:00

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Mike Payne, FRS, TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2010, 16:00-17:00

'Climate Change: the science behind the headlines'

UserProfessor Julia Slingo, Chief Scientist, Met Office.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2010, 16:00-17:00

Synthetic structures and machines from DNA

UserProf Andrew Turberfield of University of Oxford, Department of Physics, Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PU,.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 20 January 2010, 16:00-17:00

The deep structure of the proton ...... and why it matters!

UserProfessor J W Stirling, CBE, FRS, Jacksonian Professor, Cavendish Laboratory.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 14 October 2009, 16:15-17:15

Electromagnetic surfaces from butterflies to battleships

UserProfessor J Roy Sambles, School of Physics, University of Exeter.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 13 May 2009, 16:15-17:15

Scott Lectures

Physics and Complexity : Examples

UserProfessor David Sherrington, FRS, Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford and Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 01 May 2009, 16:15-17:15

Scott Lectures

Physics and Complexity : Methodologies

UserProfessor David Sherrington, FRS, Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford and Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA..

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 29 April 2009, 16:15-17:15

Scott Lectures

Physics and Complexity : An Overview

UserProfessor David Sherrington, FRS, Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford and Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 27 April 2009, 16:15-17:15

Title to be confirmed

UserSir Robin Jacob, Lord Justice of Appeal (Patents) 2003 -.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2009, 16:15-17:15

Emerging Concepts in Particle and Photon Beams

UserProfessor Swapan Chattopadhyay, Sir John Cockcroft Professor of Physics Universities of Lancaster, Liverpool and Manchester And Director, Cockcroft Institute Daresbury, Cheshire, UK..

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 18 February 2009, 16:15-17:15

Mesoscale imaging in disordered systems: soft matter physics in hard matter

UserProfessor Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 21 January 2009, 16:15-17:15

Inaugural Lecture: "Blink, and you miss it"

UserProfessor Jeremy Baumberg.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2008, 16:15-17:15

Lord Rayleigh's Legacy

UserProfessor Ted Davis, Universities of Leicester and CAmbridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 12 November 2008, 16:15-17:15

The Hewish Lectures

Pulsars: A Marvellous Serendipity

UserProfessor Dick Manchester, Australia Telescope Facility, CSIRO, Australia.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2008, 16:15-17:15

Virtual Cosmology with Superfluid 3He

UserProfessor George Pickett, FRS, Physics Department, University of Lancaster.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 15 October 2008, 16:15-17:15

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Simon Tavare, DAMTP, University of Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2008, 16:15-17:15

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Anton Zeilinger, Quantum Optics, Quantum Nanophysics, Quantum Information, University of Vienna.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2008, 16:15-17:15

Quarks and their quirks

UserProfessor Christine Davies, Department of Physics, University of Glasgow.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2007, 16:15-17:15

The Discovery and Early Development of X-Ray Crystallography

UserDr Gordon Squires, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2007, 16:15-17:15

Cosmology for Physicists - Why You Should Take Inflation Seriously

UserProfessor Malcolm Longair, Department of Physics, Univerity of Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2007, 16:15-17:15

Bose Einstein Condensation of Polaritons

UserProfessor Peter Littlewood, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2007, 16:15-17:15

Scott Lectures

Almost Absolute Zero: the story of laser cooling and trapping

Refreshments will be served after this Lecture in the Pippard Foyer

UserProfessor William Phillips.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 05 March 2007, 16:15-17:15

SOME MACROSCOPIC PROPERTIES OF FILMS AND BUBBLES DEMONSTRATED

UserDr Cyril Isenberg, University of Kent.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 24 January 2007, 16:15-17:15

Relationships between Structure, Dynamics and Catalytic Activity at Solid Surfaces

UserProf Sir David King, Director of Research, Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government & Head of the Office of Science and Innovation.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 08 November 2006, 16:15-17:15

WAS EINSTEIN RIGHT?

UserProf Clifford Will, McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences, Washington University.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 25 October 2006, 16:15-17:15

Fred Hoyle: discovery and conflict in astrophyiscs and cosmology

UserDr Simon Mitton, St Edmunds College, Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 11 October 2006, 16:15-17:15

Chameleon Metals: from nanostructures for plasmon engineering to molecular detection

UserProfessor Jeremy Baumberg, Department of Physics, University of Southampton.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 May 2006, 16:15-17:15

Visualizing Complex Electronic Quantum Matter

UserProfessor J C Seamus Davis, Cornell University.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 08 March 2006, 16:15-17:15

"Atoms Made Entirely of Antimatter: Two Methods Produced Slow Antihydrogen"

UserProfessor Gerald Gabrielse, Physics Department, Harvard University.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2006, 16:15-17:15

"The Nearby Universe as Revealed by the Spitzer Space Telescope"

UserProfessor R Kennicutt, Plumian Professor, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2006, 16:15-17:15

Probabilistic models of human sensorimotor control

UserProfessor Daniel Wolpert, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 23 November 2005, 16:15-17:15

Scanning the cosmological horizon

UserProfessor Sir Martin Rees, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 09 November 2005, 16:15-17:15

The Support of Mountains and the Survival of Ancient Continental Cratons

UserProfessor James Jackson, Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 12 October 2005, 16:15-17:15

Probing the Early Universe with Observations of the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation

UserProfessor George Efstathiou, Institute of Astronomy.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 25 May 2005, 16:30-17:30

Local Interstellar Medium / History of Investigation of Mars and Venus in USSR (1960-1996)

UserProfessor Vladimir Kurt, P N Lebedev Physical Institute .

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 18 May 2005, 16:30-17:30

Atom Chips: A Vision for Quantum Information

UserProfessor Ed Hinds, Imperial College.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 11 May 2005, 16:30-17:30

Feeling and Influencing Active Intracellular Polymer Networks with Light

UserProfessor Josef Kas, University of Leipzig.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 May 2005, 14:00-15:00

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