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A personal list of talks, in computational linguistics and related fields.

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NLIP Seminar Series

Multimodal natural language processing: when text is not enough

UserLucia Specia (Imperial College London).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

Statistics

Asymptotic normality of certain transformation averages

UserPeter Orbanz — University College London.

HouseMR12.

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

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

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

JPMorgan Technology Showcase

Food provided

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 21 October 2019, 13:00-15:00

Arts and Creativities Research Group

Methodological Diversity in Design Fixation Research

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

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

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

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

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Crush Your Code

Food provided

UserFacebook.

HouseLT1, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 October 2019, 13:15-14:30

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Automatic Analysis of Affect and Personality Analysis in Multiperson Settings

UserHatice Gunes (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

Statistics

On Estimation of Unnormalized Density Models

UserSong Liu — University of Bristol.

HouseMR12.

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

Zangwill Club

How we remember and how we forget

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

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 .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

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

Cambridge University Astronomical Society (CUAS)

Clusters of Galaxies

UserDr. Carolin Crawford ( Institute of Astronomy).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 29 October 2019, 19:30-21:00

Computer Laboratory Wednesday Seminars

StructureNet: Hierarchical Graph Networks for 3D Shape Generation

UserProfessor Niloy Mitra - Professor of Geometry Processing in the Department of Computer Science, University College London (UCL).

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2019, 15:05-15:55

Lady Margaret Lectures

Wataching Molecules in Action

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

HouseYusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College.

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

Cambridge University Physics Society

The Modern Bootstrap

Annual Maxwell Talk (Collaboration with Archimedeans) - Free Entry

UserProfessor J Cardy FRS, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseBristol-Meyers Squibb lecture theatre, Chemistry Department, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2019, 19:30-20:30

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

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

Zangwill Club

Quantifying conscious states by means of self-initiated brain activity

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

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserHenry Reeve — University of Birmingham.

HouseMR12.

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

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Title to be confirmed

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

The Archimedeans (CU Mathematical Society)

Schrödinger and his Equation

UserSir David Clary FRS (University of Oxford).

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockFriday 01 November 2019, 19:00-20:00

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

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

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

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

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

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

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserQiwei Yao — London School of Economics.

HouseMR12.

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

Zangwill Club

Anhedonia and Adolescent Depression

PLEASE NOTE: THIS ZANGWILL TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

The Archimedeans (CU Mathematical Society)

Handles and Homotopies

UserJake Rasmussen (Cambridge).

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockFriday 08 November 2019, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

100 Years of Universes

UserProfessor John D Barrow, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

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

Zangwill Club

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

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AN EXTRA ZANGWILL SEMINAR

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

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

Computer Laboratory Wednesday Seminars

The Digital Architecture of Future Cities

UserDr Ian Lewis - Director, Infrastructure Investment - Computer Laboratory.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2019, 15:05-15:55

CCIMI Seminars

CCIMI Colloquium - The Statistical Finite Element Method

UserProfessor Mark Girolami, University of Cambridge.

HouseMR2 Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2019, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge University Physics Society

You Can Achieve Anything - with a Laser

There will be hands-on activities involving Laser Beam equipment.

UserDr Ray Davies, Photonics Academy of Wales @ Bangor.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2019, 19:30-20:30

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Recruitment Fair

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseThe Street, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 14 November 2019, 11:30-16:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Growing minibrains: 3D organoid cultures to model tissue development and diseases

UserLaura Pellegrini - MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

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

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

TBC

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

UserProf. Federico Federici (University College London).

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

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

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

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Recruitment fair

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseThe Street, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 November 2019, 11:30-16:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Room Change: SS03

UserShauna Concannon (University of Cambridge).

HouseSS03, Computer Laboratory.

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

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserVeronika Rockova — University of Chicago.

HouseMR12.

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

Zangwill Club

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

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Extra talk: note unusual day and time

UserAdam Lopez (University of Edinburgh).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

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

CCIMI Seminars

Machine learning and theorem proving

UserHenryk Michalewski.

HouseCMS, MR14.

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

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

Chaucer Club

Chemistry of the adaptive mind: on dopamine and mental work

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

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

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Unsupervised cross-lingual representation learning

UserSebastian Ruder (DeepMind).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

Zangwill Club

Visual learning: Babies, bodies and machines

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

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserGabriel Peyré — École Normale Superieure.

HouseMR12.

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Conservation and plant diversity

UserDr Mauricio Diazgranados, Royal Botanic Gardens.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

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

The Archimedeans (CU Mathematical Society)

The Limits of Symmetric Computation

UserAnuj Dawar (University of Cambridge).

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockFriday 22 November 2019, 19:00-20:00

Cabinet of Natural History

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

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 Philosophical Society

The Spirit of Inquiry: how the Cambridge Philosophical Society shaped modern science

UserDr Susannah Gibson, Author of "The Spirit of Inquiry" 200 years of the Cambridge Philosophical Society.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Room Change: SS03

UserHaim Dubossarsky (University of Cambridge).

HouseSS03, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 November 2019, 12:00-13:00

Statistics

Title to be confirmed

UserAlain Durmus — École Normale Superieure, Cachan.

HouseMR12.

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

Zangwill Club

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

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

The Archimedeans (CU Mathematical Society)

Some elements of algebraic geometry

UserCaucher Birkar (University of Cambridge).

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 02 December 2019, 19:00-20:00

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

Cambridge University Physics Society

Decoding the mysteries of quantum physics

UserProfessor Jiannis K. Pachos, University of Leeds.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 04 December 2019, 19:30-20:30

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

Zangwill Club

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

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

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

A talk by Dr Antonio Rodrigues

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 13 December 2019, 17:45-19:10

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

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

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

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Human Origins

UserDr Adam Rutherford, Author, Broadcaster.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge University Physics Society

A fusion power plant — why not

UserDr. Justin Ball, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Swiss Plasma Center.

HouseTBC.

ClockWednesday 22 January 2020, 19:30-20:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Evaluating Deep Generative Models on Out-of-Distribution Inputs

UserEric Nalisnick (University of Cambridge).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 January 2020, 12:00-13:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Mysteries of Modern Physics

UserProfessor Sean Carroll, Caltech.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

G I TAYLOR LECTURE - Professor Nigel Peake - title to be confirmed

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Second Language Education Group

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

Open to staff and students of Cambridge University. Booking is required and please contact Ann Waterman (aw244@cam.ac.uk).

UserProfessor Tony Liddicoat, University of Warwick.

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

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Decoding the Heavens: The Antikythera Mechanism

UserDr Jo Marchant, Journalist, Author.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Alan Turing and the Enigma Machine

UserDr James Grime, Mathematician, Lecturer.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Wolfson College Science Society talks

Climate change (TBC)

UserDr Andre Cabrera Serrenho, Structures Research Group.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 07 February 2020, 17:45-19:10

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V HILL LECTURE - Professor Eske Willerslev - title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Eske Willerslev, Lundbeck Foundation GeoGenetics Centre, Copenhagen.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Enigma of Emotion

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

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Enigmatic Premodern Book

UserDr Erik Kwakkel, University of British Columbia.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge Philosophical Society

HONORARY FELLOWS LECTURE - Professor David Baulcombe FRS- title to be confirmed

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 David Baulcombe, Department of Plant Sciences.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

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

Cambridge University Physics Society

Quantum Theory, Relativity and Cryptography

A Wikipedia article on our speaker: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrian_Kent

UserProfessor Adrian Kent, DAMTP, University of Cambridge.

HouseTBC.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2020, 19:30-20:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Volcanic Behaviour

UserDr Tamsin Mather, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 28 February 2020, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Archaeological Mysteries

UserDr Albert Yu-Min Lin, Explorer.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

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

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Let food be thy medicine.

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

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

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

Cambridge University Physics Society

TBC

UserTina Potter, Cavendish.

HouseTBC.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2020, 19:30-20:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

The Futures of Medicine - One Day meeting

ONE DAY MEETING FREE ENTRY NO BOOKING REQUIRED

UserOrganisers: Professor Ashok Venkitaraman and Dr James Fraser.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department LT0.

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

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