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Wolfson College Science Society

Seeing What Everybody Sees but Thinking What No One has Thought

UserProfessor Rana Dajani (Hashemite University).

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 30 October 2020, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Osseointegration, approaching 1,000 cases.

UserProfessor Munjed Al Muderis, MB ChB FRACS FAOrthA; Orthopedic Surgeon, School Of Medicine, University Of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney; School of Medicine Macquarie University.

HouseLocation: Zoom. See CSAR website or emails for joining information..

ClockMonday 02 November 2020, 09:00-10:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

DNA: Inspiring building blocks that made me a learner in perpetuity

UserDr Serena Nik-Zainal, MRC Cancer Unit, University of Cambridge.

HouseGoogle Meets.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2020, 18:00-19:30

Wolfson College Science Society

The Science of Compassion in Healthcare

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UserAnika Mehlis (Universität Bielefeld).

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 06 November 2020, 18:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

'Congo' the TV chimpanzee and the 'biology of art' at London Zoo, 1956–62

UserMiles Kempton (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 09 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Larmor Lecture - Climate change and cascading risks

Online Lecture

UserProfessor Tim Benton Research Director – Emerging Risks, and Director – Energy, Environment and Resources Programme Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House.

HouseTime and venue to be confirmed.

ClockMonday 09 November 2020, 18:00-19:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Human Cell Atlas: Mapping the human body one cell at a time

UserDr Sarah Teichmann FRS FMedSci, Wellcome Sanger Institute.

HouseGoogle Meets.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2020, 18:00-19:30

Wolfson College Science Society

Martian Deserts on Earth

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UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 13 November 2020, 18:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

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

UserLeonardo Carrio Cataldi (LMU Munich).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 16 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

On the interactions between our industrial system and the natural system

UserProfessor Steve Evans, Director of Research, Centre for Industrial Sustainability, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge.

HouseGoogle Meets.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2020, 18:00-19:30

Wolfson College Science Society

Interpretable Machine Learning in Oncology: From Bench to Bedside

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UserDr Zohreh Shams (JRF, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 20 November 2020, 18:00-19:00

Cabinet of Natural History

Tuning into nature in interwar Britain: biology and natural history on the BBC

UserMax Long (Faculty of History).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 23 November 2020, 13:00-14:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Sickle Cell Anaemia

UserProfessor Julie Makani Associate Professor, Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences.

HouseGoogle Meets.

ClockTuesday 24 November 2020, 18:00-19:30

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Tips and Tricks for Inventing the Future

Last talk of term

UserMr David A. Homfray CEng CPhys FInstP FRAS FBIS, Former Head of Engineering Realisation Group at the UK Atomic Energy Authority/Culham Centre for Fusion Energy .

HouseGoogle Meets.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2020, 18:00-19:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Battle Blood

UserDr Claire Roddie, UCL.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 22 January 2021, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Transitional Bleeding in Early Modern England

UserDr Sara Read, Loughborough University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 29 January 2021, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Blood in Motion: The Physics of Blood Flow

UserProfessor Tim Pedley, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 05 February 2021, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Hunt for Exoplanets

UserProfessor Didier Queloz, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge.

HouseLocation: Your choice. See CSAR website or emails for joining information..

ClockMonday 08 February 2021, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Dracula, Vampires and the New Woman

UserProfessor Carol Senf, Georgia Institute of Technology.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 12 February 2021, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Bloodlines of the British

UserProfessor Sir Walter Bodmer, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Honorary Fellows Lecture - Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter FRS OBE - title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Sir David Spiegelhalter FRS OBE Chair, Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2021, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Blood villains and heros

UserMs Rose George, Journalist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 26 February 2021, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Professor Sadaf Farooqi - title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Sadaf Farooqi PhD, FRCP, FMedSci, Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow and Professor of Metabolism and Medicine, Department of Medicine.

HouseTime and venue to be confirmed.

ClockMonday 01 March 2021, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Cold Blood

UserProfessor Stuart Egginton, University of Leeds.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 05 March 2021, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Blood Sculptures

UserMr Marc Quinn, Artist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 12 March 2021, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Quantum Informatics amd Quantum Technologies - One day meeting

UserOrganised by : Professor Ron Horgan and Professor Adrian Kent.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department LT0.

ClockFriday 26 March 2021, 09:00-17:15

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Dr Julia Wolf - title to be confirmed

UserDr Julia Wolf, Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics.

HouseTime and venue to be confirmed.

ClockMonday 08 November 2021, 18:00-19:00

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