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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

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

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

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

Cabinet of Natural History

Natural history and the antiquarian

UserBoris Jardine (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 27 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The anti-feminist construction of the 'midlife crisis'

UserSusanne Schmidt (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockTuesday 29 November 2016, 17:00-18:30

Generation to Reproduction Seminars

Making pregnancy public in seventeenth-century England

UserLeah Astbury (Department of History and Philosphy of Science).

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

ClockTuesday 01 November 2016, 17:00-18:30

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The maternal-fetal relationship since 1900

UserTatjana Buklijas (Liggins Institute and Central European University).

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

ClockTuesday 09 February 2016, 17:00-18:30

Early Science and Medicine

Humours, spirits and souls: aetiology and therapeutics in medieval Islam

This seminar will start an hour earlier than usual, at 4pm

UserLiana Saif (University of Oxford).

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

ClockTuesday 26 January 2016, 16:00-17:30

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The medical book in the Victorian pornography trade

UserSarah Bull (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockTuesday 24 November 2015, 17:00-18:30

Early Science and Medicine

On the political use of physiognomy around 1500

This seminar will take place an hour earlier than usual, at 4pm

UserJoseph Ziegler (University of Haifa).

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

ClockTuesday 10 November 2015, 16:00-17:30

HPS History Workshop

Tuning out knowledge: radio interface design in interwar Britain

UserBrandon Jackson (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 10 June 2015, 17:00-18:00

HPS History Workshop

Rock, paper, patents: between intellectual property and embodied knowledge

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

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

ClockWednesday 27 May 2015, 17:00-18:00

HPS History Workshop

John von Neumann, Alan Turing and the origins of cellular automata

UserJonnie Penn (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 13 May 2015, 17:00-18:00

HPS History Workshop

Pedagogy and the vernacular in medieval astronomy

UserSeb Falk (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 29 April 2015, 17:00-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Beavers, brains, behaviour: the natural histories of 1950s psychiatry

UserKathryn Schoefert (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 27 April 2015, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Newtonian politics

UserJason Grier (York University, Canada).

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

ClockWednesday 04 March 2015, 17:00-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Jan Swammerdam's visions of nature

UserClaire Sabel (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 23 February 2015, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

The making of the midlife crisis: psychology and feminism in the 1970s

UserSusanne Schmidt (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

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

Cabinet of Natural History

Visions of useful nature in late-colonial Central America (c. 1770–1821)

UserSophie Brockmann (Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London).

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

ClockMonday 09 February 2015, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Finding drugs: Russia and the early modern global medicines trade, 1550–1750

UserClare Griffin (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 04 February 2015, 17:00-18:00

HPS History Workshop

Research in psychiatry at a time of therapeutic optimism

UserKathryn Schoefert (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 21 January 2015, 17:00-18:00

HPS History Workshop

Crystals and optics: Huygens and Wollaston

UserSteve Irish (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 17:00-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Collecting natural history: Sloane's 'Vegetable Substances'

UserVictoria Pickering (Queen Mary University of London and Natural History Museum, London).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 24 November 2014, 13:00-14:15

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Title to be confirmed

Please note change of date and time

UserEleanor Knox (King's College London).

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

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 14:00-15:30

HPS History Workshop

Newton's chronology and the tradition of universal history

Please note change of date

UserTimothy Rees Jones (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 19 November 2014, 17:00-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

W.B. Carpenter and the wonder of microscopy

UserEmma Pyle (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 13:00-14:15

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

The realist stance

Note unusual day and time

UserAnjan Chakravartty (University of Notre Dame).

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

ClockThursday 16 October 2014, 12:30-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Jean André Peyssonnel and the coral island

UserSusannah Gibson (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Representationalism and pragmatism

UserPiotr Szalek (Catholic University of Lublin, Poland).

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

ClockFriday 13 June 2014, 12:00-13:00

Cabinet of Natural History

The sources of Charles Darwin's work on animal reasoning

UserFrancis Neary (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 26 May 2014, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Pastoral modernism: the flying machine's arrival over the English countryside

UserCaitlin Doherty (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 21 May 2014, 17:00-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

What is empathy? A genealogical account

UserRiana Betzler (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockFriday 16 May 2014, 12:00-13:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The prospects for Darwinian imperialism

UserAndrew Buskell (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 12:00-13:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Skeletons in the cabinet and the Grand Tour of anatomy

UserMargaret Carlyle (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

What is evidence?

UserMatt Penfold (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 12:00-13:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The medicalisation of love

UserBrian Earp (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 12:00-13:00

History of Modern Medicine and Biology

The multiple inventions of transgenic mice

UserDmitriy Myelnikov (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockTuesday 21 January 2014, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

The sources of Charles Darwin's work on animal reasoning

CANCELLED

UserFrancis Neary (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 02 December 2013, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

Bringing up the body: psychology and embodiment in the 20th century

UserAndrew Buskell (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Ontic structural realism and economics: the unwanted gift

UserRaj Patel (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Willi Hennig and philosophy

UserCharissa Varma (Darwin Correspondence Project).

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

ClockMonday 11 November 2013, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Illustrating Enlightenment science: women at the margins in 18th-century France

UserMargaret Carlyle (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 06 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Rationality in extraordinary science

CANCELLED

UserVashka dos Remedios (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 12 June 2013, 17:00-18:00

HPS History Workshop

Laughing at the doctors: satire and public practice, 1660–1720

UserMichelle Wallis (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 05 June 2013, 17:00-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The entrenchment of metaphors in scientific practice

UserAnna de Bruyckere (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 29 May 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Seeing with words: tours, surveys and agricultural improvement in Britain, c.1770–c.1820

UserSimon Nightingale (Visiting Scholar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 20 May 2013, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Explanation in neuroscience

UserZina Ward (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 15 May 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Antenatal affairs: discourses of pregnancy and the unborn c.1900

UserSalim Al-Gailani (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 13 May 2013, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Liebig's vampire: agricultural chemistry and the embodied earth in mid-19th century Britain

UserSimon Nightingale (Visiting Scholar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 08 May 2013, 17:00-18:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Digital maps and minimal animals in movement ecology

UserEtienne Benson (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin).

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

ClockThursday 25 April 2013, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

The natural history of the Chihuahua: canine mythology and the science of breeding

Postponed from 4 March

UserDavid Feller (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 18 March 2013, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Varieties of tacit knowledge

UserTim Rogan (Faculty of History).

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

ClockWednesday 13 March 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Harvesting toads in South Africa for pregnancy testing in Britain

UserJesse Olszynko-Gryn (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 11 March 2013, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Scientific discovery and Wittgenstein's hinges

UserMinwoo Seo (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 06 March 2013, 17:00-18:00

HPS History Workshop

Common sense and phrenology

UserSean Dyde (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 30 January 2013, 17:00-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

More models, more problems?

UserRune Nyrup (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 23 January 2013, 17:00-18:00

Wellcome Lecture in the History of Medicine

Generatio: medieval debates about procreation, heredity and 'bioethics'

UserMaaike van der Lugt (Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7 / Institut Universitaire de France).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 17 January 2013, 16:30-18:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Objectivity in psychology – a Kantian perspective

UserKatharina Kraus (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 21 November 2012, 17:00-18:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

The Peckham Experiment

UserBoris Jardine (Science Museum, London).

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

ClockThursday 08 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Local medicines in a global empire: collecting medicinal plants in eighteenth-century Spanish Central America

Please note change of speaker and topic

UserSophie Brockmann (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 29 October 2012, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

The Whipple Museum is full of rubbish!

UserNicky Reeves (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 15 October 2012, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Science funding 2.0

UserShahar Avin (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 10 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

HPS History Workshop

Conceptual change in history of science

UserIrene Goudarouli (University of Athens).

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

ClockWednesday 06 June 2012, 17:00-18:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Emergence in complexity science

UserLena Zuchowski (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 30 May 2012, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

From Cook to Cousteau: the many lives of coral reefs

Please note change of speaker and topic

UserAlistair Sponsel (Harvard University).

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

ClockWednesday 23 May 2012, 17:00-18:30

HPS History Workshop

The global biopolitics of female sterilization

UserJesse Olszynko-Gryn (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 09 May 2012, 17:00-18:30

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Preserving scientific heritage: collaborating with scientists

UserLydia Wilson (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockTuesday 01 May 2012, 13:00-14:00

Department of History and Philosophy of Science

Philosophical issues in research funding allocation

CANCELLED

UserHeather Douglas (University of Waterloo) and Donald Gillies (UCL).

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

ClockSaturday 28 April 2012, 13:00-17:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Peter Paul Rubens and the bird of paradise: natural knowledge and painting in 17th-century Europe

Please note change of speaker and title

UserJosé Ramón Marcaida (Visiting Scholar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 05 March 2012, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

'Mouse No. 48' and 'Mouse No. 73': first gene transfer experiments, 1977–1980

UserDmitriy Myelnikov (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 29 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

History of Medicine Seminars

A pre-peanut history of food allergy

UserMatthew Smith (University of Strathclyde).

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

ClockTuesday 21 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

HPS History Workshop

Technological trajectories of hip replacement

UserFrancis Neary (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 15 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

Twentieth Century Think Tank

The challenge of the asylum mortuary in early 20th-century Central Europe

UserLeslie Topp (Birkbeck, University of London and CRASSH, Cambridge).

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

ClockTuesday 14 February 2012, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

How to assess influence: Wu Wen-Tsun's work in measure, number and weight

UserJiri Hudecek (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 01 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The informational gene: semantic concepts in genetics as models

UserRahul Rose (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 25 January 2012, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Retrocausality – what would it take?

Please note change of date

UserHuw Price (Faculty of Philosophy).

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

ClockThursday 01 December 2011, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Private science and public morals: the diary of a late-Victorian teratologist

UserSalim Al-Gailani (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 09 November 2011, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Trick or treatise? Alchemy as natural magic

UserJennifer Rampling (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 31 October 2011, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Buyer beware: robustness analyses in theoretical economics

UserAnna Alexandrova (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 19 October 2011, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Placing a laboratory: botanical buildings in Cambridge around 1900

UserA. Kathryn Schoefert (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 17 October 2011, 13:00-14:15

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Closing Remarks

UserProfessor Alfonso Martinez Arias ( Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge).

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 September 2011, 17:30-17:35

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Planar cell polarity: From cell biology to human disease

UserProfessor John Wallingford, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 September 2011, 17:00-17:25

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Mechanical forces driving zebrafish epiboly

UserDr Carl-Philipp Heisenberg, IST Austria, Klosterneuburg, Austria.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 September 2011, 16:30-16:55

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Mechanisms of morphogenesis in early embryos

UserDr Benedicte Sanson, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, UK.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 September 2011, 15:00-15:25

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Zooming into the molecular networks that regulate cellular morphogenesis

UserDr Rafael Carazo Salas, Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, UK.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 September 2011, 12:45-13:10

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Modeling cytoskeletal systems.

UserDr Francois Nedelec, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 September 2011, 12:15-12:40

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Transport in random fields and applications to Drosophila melanogaster

UserDr Isabel Palacios, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, UK.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 September 2011, 11:45-12:10

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Patterns in active fluids

UserDr Stephan Grill, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 20 September 2011, 10:30-10:55

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Controlling the Cell Cycle

Please note this seminar is Fully Booked The Lawrence Bragg Lecture 2011

UserProfessor Sir Paul Nurse, The Royal Society, UK.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 September 2011, 16:50-18:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Systems Analysis in Single Cells

UserProfessor Mike White, University of Manchester, UK.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 September 2011, 16:20-16:45

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Tracking stem cells at the single cell level: New tools for old questions

UserDr Timm Schroeder, Institute of Stem Cell Research, Helmholtz, Munich, Germany.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 September 2011, 15:50-16:15

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

'Measuring the molecular dynamics of endocytosis using light microscopy

UserDr Christien Merrifield, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 September 2011, 14:50-15:15

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Fate restriction and multipotency in retinal stem cells

UserDr Jochen Wittbrobt, Department of Molecular and Developmental Biology and Physiology, University of Heidelberg, Germany.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 September 2011, 14:20-14:45

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Embryonic patterning with an oscillating cell population

UserDr Andrew Oates, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 September 2011, 13:50-14:15

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Introduction to Physics of Living Matter Symposium 6

Registration is Required for this Meeting

UserProfessor Alfonso Martinez Arias, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 September 2011, 13:30-13:45

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Kant on psychology as 'physiology of the inner sense'

UserKatharina Kraus (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 08 June 2011, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

History and philosophy of biology: new perspectives?

UserJoeri Witteveen (Department of History and Philosophy of Science) and Pierre-Olivier Méthot (University of Exeter).

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

ClockWednesday 01 June 2011, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

A framework for emergentism(s)

UserOlivier Sartenaer (Université Catholique de Louvain).

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

ClockWednesday 25 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Authority waterfalls: an anti-realist model of research impact

UserShahar Avin (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 11 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Population thinking, statistical autonomy, and Biology's First Law

UserJoeri Witteveen (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 16 March 2011, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Newtonian vegetables and perceptive plants

UserSusannah Gibson (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 28 February 2011, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

Healthcare and welfare in contemporary Kenya

UserRuth Prince (Cambridge Centre of African Studies).

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

ClockMonday 14 February 2011, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

The poisoner's regress: on orientalism and natural history

UserSimon Schaffer (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 31 January 2011, 13:00-14:15

HPS History Workshop

Pregnancy testing and the 1930s controversy over the hormonal placenta

UserJesse Olszynko-Gryn (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 26 January 2011, 13:00-14:00

History of Medicine Seminars

Spaces of healing: Byzantium and medieval Islam compared

UserPeregrine Horden (Royal Holloway, University of London).

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

ClockTuesday 25 January 2011, 17:00-18:30

Medieval Medicine Discussion Group

Somnambulism, violence and imagination in medieval medicine

Please note change of time and venue

UserWilliam MacLehose (UCL).

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

ClockMonday 06 December 2010, 17:00-18:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Mutable mobiles: the circulation of botanical maps between Humboldtian Germany and Victorian Britain

UserNils Guettler (Humboldt University and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin).

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

ClockMonday 29 November 2010, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

The making of the medieval English therapeutic landscape

UserHilary Powell (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 22 November 2010, 13:00-14:15

Cabinet of Natural History

The human automatism debate in the late 19th century

UserFrancis Neary (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 15 November 2010, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Nature and the space of reasons

UserAlexis Papazoglou (Faculty of Philosophy).

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

ClockWednesday 03 November 2010, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Politeness and the ethical force of natural history

UserAlexander Wragge-Morley (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 01 November 2010, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Organisms, autonomy and division of labour

UserJonathan Birch (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 20 October 2010, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Representational practices and the ethics of natural history, 1650–1720

UserAlexander Wragge-Morley (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 13 October 2010, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Some aspects of early Darwinian commemoration

UserCarl Fisher (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockMonday 11 October 2010, 13:00-14:15

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

The social biology of sucrose utilization in yeast: I might like you better if we stuck together

The Bragg Lecture 2010

UserAndrew Murray, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Harvard University, Boston, USA.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 September 2010, 17:30-18:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Collective Cell Migration: Leadership, Invasion and Segregation

UserAlexandre Kabla, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 September 2010, 17:00-17:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Tissue tectonics: quantitative morphogenesis across spatial and temporal scales

UserGuy Blanchard, Department of Physiology, Development and Neurobiology, University of Cambridge.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 September 2010, 16:30-17:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

The physical forces behind collective cell migration

UserXavier Trepat, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 September 2010, 15:30-16:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Rigidity comes with age: biomechanical models of tip growth

UserBela Mulder, Fundamental Research on Matter Institute, Amsterdam, Holland.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 September 2010, 15:00-15:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Forces and Regulation for Cell Sheet Movements in Dorsal Closure

UserDan Kiehart, Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham USA.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 September 2010, 14:30-15:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Variability in the cellular response to death receptor ligands

UserSuzanne Gaudet, Dana Farber Harvard Cancer Center, Boston, USA.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 September 2010, 10:00-10:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Universal patterns of stem and progenitor cell fate in adult tissue

UserAllon Klein, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard University, Boston, USA.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 September 2010, 09:30-10:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Mechanics in neuronal development

UserKristian Franze, Department of Physics. The Cavendish Lab, University of Cambridge.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 28 September 2010, 17:00-17:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Cell dynamics driving gastrulation in the mouse embryo

UserKat Hadjantonakis, Sloan Kettering Memorial, New York, USA.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 28 September 2010, 16:30-17:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Understanding How Cell Movements Direct Early Mouse Embryogenesis

UserShankar Srinivas, Department of Physiology, anatomy and genetics, University of Oxford.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 28 September 2010, 16:00-16:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Matricellular Elasticity and Nuclear Rigidification with Epigenetic implications

UserDennis Discher, Biophysical Engineering lab at University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia, USA.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 28 September 2010, 15:00-15:30

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Growth, Form and Patterning in Development

UserBoris Shraiman, KITP University Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, USA.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 28 September 2010, 14:00-14:30

HPS History Workshop

Edmund Selous: birdwatching and interpreting animal behaviour in Britain, 1900

UserKathryn Ticehurst (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 03 March 2010, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Mathematical culture in Elizabethan England

UserKatie Taylor (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 03 March 2010, 12:00-13:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The 'economic' metaphor in biology: a case study

UserNatasha Goldberg (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 24 February 2010, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Reflections on Darwin 2009: a discussion

UserJim Secord (Department of History and Philosophy of Science) & Peter C. Kjaergaard (Universities of Aarhus & Cambridge).

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

ClockMonday 22 February 2010, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Incongruent counterparts, orientation, and higher geometry

UserNicholas Teh (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 10 February 2010, 13:00-14:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

The constructive idea: art and science in '30s London and Cambridge

UserBoris Jardine (Dept. of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge).

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

ClockTuesday 09 February 2010, 13:00-14:30

HPS History Workshop

Title to be confirmed

UserJiri Hudecek (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 03 February 2010, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

White maps of Africa – the making of blank spaces

UserNils Petter Hellström (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 03 February 2010, 12:00-13:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

Causation and exceptions

UserAlex Broadbent (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 27 January 2010, 13:00-14:00

HPS History Workshop

Nunataks: historical phytogeography and botanical nation building in 1930s Québec

UserJesse Olszynko-Gryn (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 20 January 2010, 13:00-14:00

HPS Philosophy Workshop

The epistemology of memory

UserJonathan Birch (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

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

ClockWednesday 02 December 2009, 13:00-14:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Lyell's plots

UserAdelene Buckland (Cambridge Victorian Studies Group).

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

ClockMonday 23 November 2009, 13:00-14:15

HPS Philosophy Workshop

What is a thick concept?

UserNiklas Möller (Faculty of Philosophy).

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

ClockWednesday 18 November 2009, 13:00-14:00

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