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Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Productivity Puzzle

UserProfessor Diane Coyle, Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge.

HouseLocation: With luck, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College.

ClockMonday 18 October 2021, 19:30-21:00

Rausing Lecture

The kinetic Caribbean: technologies of mobility in a pre-modern world

Twenty-Fifth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserMaría M. Portuondo (Johns Hopkins University).

HouseThe Theatre, Peterhouse.

ClockThursday 21 October 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cabinet of Natural History

'Environment and Empire... in the museum': Cambridge and the platypus

UserCharlotte Connelly (The Polar Museum), Jack Ashby (University Museum of Zoology).

HouseZoom and Seminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 25 October 2021, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

A V Hill Lecture - The Rewarded Brain

Check website for latest updates and booking information http://www.cambridgephilosophicalsociety.org or go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-v-hill-lecture-professor-wolfram-schultz-tickets-181588946427

UserProfessor Wolfram Schultz Professor of Neuroscience Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 25 October 2021, 18:30-19:30

Cabinet of Natural History

The Living Archive of Aboriginal Art and Knowledge

Special session, 10am, online only

UserMaree Clarke, Mitch Mahoney, Fran Edmonds (University of Melbourne).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 28 October 2021, 10:00-11:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Honorary Fellows Lecture - Communicating statistics

Check website for latest updates and booking information http://www.cambridgephilosophicalsociety.org or go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/honorary-fellows-lecture-professor-sir-david-spiegelhalter-frs-obe-tickets-188164062777

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

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 03 November 2021, 18:30-19:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Urban tunneling - the challenges of creating underground space in historic cities

Check website for latest updates and booking information http://www.cambridgephilosophicalsociety.org or go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lecture-professor-giulia-viggiani-infrastructure-geotechnics-tickets-188169037657

UserProfessor Giulia Viggiani, Professor of Infrastructure Geotechnics, Department of Engineering.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 08 November 2021, 18:30-19:30

Cabinet of Natural History

Tasting the past, or the fallacy of historical accuracy

Online only

UserMarieke M.A. Hendriksen (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 22 November 2021, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Professor Sadaf Farooqi - title to be confirmed

Check website for latest updates and booking information http://www.cambridgephilosophicalsociety.org or go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lecture-by-professor-sadaf-farooqi-tickets-188170812967

UserProfessor Sadaf Farooqi, Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow and Professor of Metabolism and Medicine, Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, Department of Medicine.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 22 November 2021, 18:30-19:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Food and Climate Change

UserProfessor Sarah Bridle, University of Manchester.

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 21 January 2022, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Next-Generation Solar Photovoltaics

UserDr. Sam Stranks, Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology / Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge..

HouseLocation: With luck, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College.

ClockMonday 24 January 2022, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Should Cats and Dogs go Vegan?

UserProfessor Andrew Knight, University of Winchester.

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 28 January 2022, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

G I TAYLOR LECTURE - Professor Eric Lauga

UserProfessor Eric Lauga, Professor of Applied Mathematics, DAMTP.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 31 January 2022, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Food, Power and Society

UserMs Sarah Mukherjee, Journalist.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 04 February 2022, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

X-Ray Inspection of Food

UserMr Richard Parmee, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 11 February 2022, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Food as Expression

UserMr Alex Rushmer, Chef.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 18 February 2022, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Honorary Fellows Lecture - Professor Richard Henderson CH FRS FMedSci HonFRSC

UserProfessor Richard Henderson CH FRS FMedSci HonFRSC, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology .

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 23 February 2022, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Professor Kevin Brindle - title to be Confirmed

UserProfessor Kevin M. Brindle FMedSci FRS Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Li Ka Shing Centre.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 28 February 2022, 18:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Archaeology and the History of Food

UserProfessor Martin Jones, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 04 March 2022, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Political Economy of Conservation and Food Security

UserProfessor Bhaskar Vira, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 11 March 2022, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Our Quantum Future - One day meeting

Note: Date in Easter term and venue to be confirmed

UserOrganised by : Professor Ron Horgan and Professor Adrian Kent.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department LT0.

ClockSaturday 11 June 2022, 09:00-17:15

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