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This is a superlist combining all those seminars on talks.cam taking place in one of the Departments of the School of Physical sciences, plus occasional other talks which would be of significant interest to researchers in the School. If you would like your talk or list included please contact Duncan (drs45) If you have a question about this list, please contact: Duncan Simpson. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser. 91 upcoming talks and 18854 talks in the archive: show first 500. British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series Understanding (some of) the Arctic Ocean: The Pacific Inflow via the Bering Strait - change, implications and using GRACE data to solve the 60-yr old riddle of what drives it.*If external to BAS, please contact organiser in advance to gain access* Rebecca Woodgate, University of Washington. British Antarctic Survey, Innovation Centre, Seminar Room 2. Monday 21 May 2018, 11:00-12:00 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Three of eleven topics on my mind : "Choose your own adventure"UNQ - Uncertainty quantification for complex systems: theory and methodologies Paul Constantine (University of Colorado). Seminar Room 2, Newton Institute. Monday 21 May 2018, 14:00-16:00 Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept. Atmospheric research from the molecular to city scaleDr Francis Pope, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham. Pfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry. Monday 21 May 2018, 14:15-15:15 Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars Performance optimization of 2.0-2.6 mm metamorphic InGaAs photodetectorsXingyou Chen, Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Mott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory. Monday 21 May 2018, 14:15-15:15 Geometric Analysis and Partial Differential Equations seminar Then initial value problem for the Euler equations of fluids viewed as a convex optimisation problemYann Brenier, CNRS & Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris. Monday 21 May 2018, 15:00-16:00 On momentum methods and acceleration in stochastic optimizationPraneeth Netrapalli (Microsoft Research India). MR14. Monday 21 May 2018, 16:00-17:00 A TALE OF TWO METALS: CONTRASTING CRITICALITIES IN THE CUPRATES AND PNICTIDESProf. Nigel Hussey, Director of the Nijmegen High Magnetic Field Laboratory. Mott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics. Monday 21 May 2018, 16:00-17:00 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Multivariate Distribution and Quantile Functions, Ranks and Signs: A measure transportation approachSTS - Statistical scalability Marc Hallin (Université Libre de Bruxelles). Seminar Room 2, Newton Institute. Tuesday 22 May 2018, 11:00-12:00 A particle model for Wasserstein type diffusionVitalii Konarovskyi. MR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB. Tuesday 22 May 2018, 14:00-15:00 On the automorphy of 2-dimensional potentially semistable deformation rings of $G_{Q_p}$Shen-Ning Tung (Universität Duisburg-Essen). MR13. Tuesday 22 May 2018, 14:30-15:30 Pixels detectors in particle physics and beyondEnrico Junior Schioppa. Ryle Seminar Room (Rutherford 930) . Tuesday 22 May 2018, 15:00-16:00 Geometric Analysis and Partial Differential Equations seminar On the uniqueness of graphical mean curvature flowMariel Sáez, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. Tuesday 22 May 2018, 15:00-16:00 Biological Chemistry Research Interest Group Multicomponent Reactions in Peptide and Protein ChemistryProf Daniel García Rivera from the Faculty of Chemistry, University of Havana (Cuba). Tuesday 22 May 2018, 16:00-17:00 British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series Pathways of boundary mixing in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current revealed by a tracer release experiment.External Visitors - Please contact organiser in advance to gain access Marie-Jose Messias, University of Exeter. British Antarctic Survey, Innovation Centre, Seminar Room 1. Wednesday 23 May 2018, 11:00-12:00 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Stein Points: Efficient sampling from posterior distributions by minimising Stein Discrepancies.UNQ - Uncertainty quantification for complex systems: theory and methodologies Francois-Xavier Briol (Imperial College London; University of Warwick; University of Oxford). Seminar Room 2, Newton Institute. Wednesday 23 May 2018, 11:00-13:00 Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars A Semiconductor Photon SorterCavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge. Mott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory. Wednesday 23 May 2018, 14:00-15:00 A simple proof with effective bounds for the Kobayashi conjecture on generic hyperbolicity.Jean-Pierre Demailly (Grenoble). Wednesday 23 May 2018, 14:15-15:15 Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group From kB to kB: Universal and Efficient Entropy Estimation using a Compression AlgorithmProfessor Roy Beck-Barkai, Tel-Aviv University. Department of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre. Wednesday 23 May 2018, 14:15-15:15 Differential Geometry and Topology Seminar Stable diffeomorphisms of 4-manifoldsMark Powell, Durham. MR13. Wednesday 23 May 2018, 16:00-17:00 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Welcome and Introduction. Update from Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of InformationTGMW59 - The Mathematics of Machine Learning - A Research Conference of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information Matthew Killeya (Cantab Capital Partners); Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb (University of Cambridge). Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute. Thursday 24 May 2018, 10:00-10:10 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Deep Neural Networks Motivated by PDEsTGMW59 - The Mathematics of Machine Learning - A Research Conference of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information Lars Ruthotto (Emory University). Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute. Thursday 24 May 2018, 10:10-10:55 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Unsupervised Learning of Visual RepresentationTGMW59 - The Mathematics of Machine Learning - A Research Conference of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information Armand Joulin (Facebook Research). Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute. Thursday 24 May 2018, 10:55-11:40 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Introduction to Elevator PitchesTGMW59 - The Mathematics of Machine Learning - A Research Conference of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb (University of Cambridge). Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute. Thursday 24 May 2018, 12:00-12:05 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series ODE and PDE Based Modelling of Biological Transportation NetworksTGMW59 - The Mathematics of Machine Learning - A Research Conference of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information Lisa Maria Kreusser (University of Cambridge). Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute. Thursday 24 May 2018, 12:05-12:10 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Shrinkage Estimation in Regression with CategoriesTGMW59 - The Mathematics of Machine Learning - A Research Conference of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information Benjamin Stokell (Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information). Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute. Thursday 24 May 2018, 12:10-12:15 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Particle Filtering in High-dimensionsTGMW59 - The Mathematics of Machine Learning - A Research Conference of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information Torben Sell (Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information). Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute. Thursday 24 May 2018, 12:15-12:20 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Achieving the Optimal Convergence Rate in Stochastic OptimisationTGMW59 - The Mathematics of Machine Learning - A Research Conference of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information Derek Driggs (Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information). Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute. Thursday 24 May 2018, 12:20-12:25 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Adaptation in Multivariate Log-Concave Density EstimationTGMW59 - The Mathematics of Machine Learning - A Research Conference of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information Oliver Feng (University of Cambridge). Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute. Thursday 24 May 2018, 12:25-12:30 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Joint Reconstruction and Segmentation from Undersampled MRI dataTGMW59 - The Mathematics of Machine Learning - A Research Conference of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information Veronica Corona (University of Cambridge). Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute. Thursday 24 May 2018, 12:30-12:35 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Final QuestionsTGMW59 - The Mathematics of Machine Learning - A Research Conference of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information . Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute. Thursday 24 May 2018, 12:35-12:40 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Deep Variational Models for Imaging Inverse ProblemsTGMW59 - The Mathematics of Machine Learning - A Research Conference of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb (University of Cambridge). Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute. Thursday 24 May 2018, 13:40-14:10 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Trading on Textual Data using AITGMW59 - The Mathematics of Machine Learning - A Research Conference of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information Meelis Lootus (Cantab Capital Partners LLP); Janice Lister (Cantab Capital Partners LLP). Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute. Thursday 24 May 2018, 14:10-14:40 Computationally Driven Design of New and Improved Transparent Conducting OxidesDr David Scanlon, University College London. TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory. Thursday 24 May 2018, 14:15-15:15 Complete Graphs with No Rainbow TreePeter Wagner (University of Rostock). MR13. Thursday 24 May 2018, 14:30-15:30 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Geometric Graph-Based Methods for High Dimensional DataTGMW59 - The Mathematics of Machine Learning - A Research Conference of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information Andrea Bertozzi (University of California, Los Angeles). Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute. Thursday 24 May 2018, 14:40-15:25 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Computational Optimisation for Machine LearningTGMW59 - The Mathematics of Machine Learning - A Research Conference of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information Panos Parpas (Imperial College London). Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute. Thursday 24 May 2018, 15:45-16:30 Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group Chiral modification of surfacesDavid Madden, The BP Institute, Cambridge. Mott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory. Thursday 24 May 2018, 16:00-17:00 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Have we Achieved Artificial IntelligenceTGMW59 - The Mathematics of Machine Learning - A Research Conference of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information Anders Hansen (University of Cambridge). Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute. Thursday 24 May 2018, 16:30-17:00 Double-diffusive fingering at low Prandtl numberPascale Garaud (University of California, Santa Cruz). MR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge. Friday 25 May 2018, 16:00-17:00 HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar Cosmic Archaeology with Gravitational Waves from Cosmic StringsMarek Lewicki (King's College London). MR13, CMS (Pav. E, reach from downstairs Central Core). Friday 25 May 2018, 16:00-17:00 Bullard Laboratories Tea Time Talks X-discontinuity and mantle transition zone structure beneath the Hawaiian hotspot using P-to-s conversionsMatthew Kemp. Friday 25 May 2018, 16:00-17:00 The XYZ-files: Exotic states in the heavy quarkonium spectrumPablo Ortega, University of Salamanca . Ryle Seminar Room (Rutherford 930) . Tuesday 29 May 2018, 15:00-16:00 High-density hard-core configurations on a triangular latticeYuri Suhov (Penn State and Statslab). MR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB. Tuesday 29 May 2018, 15:15-16:15 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series The remarkable flexibility of BARTSTS - Statistical scalability Edward George (University of Pennsylvania ). Seminar Room 2, Newton Institute. Wednesday 30 May 2018, 10:00-11:00 Wave propagation in complex media: Branching, chimeras and machine learning predictionsProfessor G. P. Tsironis - Department of Physics, University of Crete, Greece. Mott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics. Wednesday 30 May 2018, 11:00-12:30 An overview of protein phase behaviorProf Neer Asherie, Yeshiva University, New York, USA. Small Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory. Wednesday 30 May 2018, 11:00-12:00 Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars Sir Martin Wood Prize Lecture "Measurement and Control of the Phase of an Electron Wave"Dr Michihisa Yamamoto, Associate Professor, Quantum-Phase Electronics Centre, The University of Yokyo. Cavendish Laboratory, Pippard Lecture Theatre. Wednesday 30 May 2018, 14:00-15:00 Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group Atomistic graph partitioning across scales: from molecules to precision healthcareProfessor Sophia Yaliraki, Imperial College London. Department of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre. Wednesday 30 May 2018, 14:15-15:15 Pseudolattices, del Pezzo surfaces, and fibrations over discs.Alan Thompson, Cambridge. Wednesday 30 May 2018, 14:15-15:15 A physicist's spin on data scienceDeborah Berebichez, Chief Data Scientist at Metis. Cavendish Laboratory, Pippard Lecture Theatre,. Wednesday 30 May 2018, 16:00-17:00 Statistics Clinic Easter 2018 - IIISpeaker to be confirmed. Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Meeting Room 21 (centre building, basement). Wednesday 30 May 2018, 16:30-18:00 Algebra and Representation Theory Seminar Milnor fiber complexes and some representationsAlexander Miller (Vienna). MR12. Wednesday 30 May 2018, 16:30-17:30 Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series Narrowest-over-threshold detection of multiple change-points and change-point-like featuresSTS - Statistical scalability Yining Chen (London School of Economics). Seminar Room 2, Newton Institute. Thursday 31 May 2018, 11:00-12:00 The Junta Method for HypergraphsNoam Lifschitz (Bar-Ilan University). MR13. Thursday 31 May 2018, 14:30-15:30 Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group Full-field optical metrologyJonathan Huntley, Department of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, The University of Loughborough. Mott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory. Thursday 31 May 2018, 16:00-17:00 Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures Molecular Imaging of DiseaseBruno Oliveira, Chemistry Dept, Cambridge. Todd Hamied, Department of Chemistry. Thursday 31 May 2018, 16:00-17:00 2nd-Year Student Talks - NB: 1.30pm prompt start timeVarious speakers. MR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge. Friday 01 June 2018, 13:30-17:00 HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar Title to be confirmedJavier Mazzitelli (Zurich University). Ryle Seminar Room no. 930, Rutherford Building, Cavendish Laboratory. Friday 01 June 2018, 16:00-17:00 Semiconductor Physics Group Seminars Electron Hydrodynamics in Graphene: Fundamentals and ApplicationDenis Bandurin, School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom. Mott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory. Monday 04 June 2018, 14:15-15:15 Semisimplicity of certain Galois representations occurring in etale cohomology of unitary Shimura varietiesJan Nekovář (Sorbonne Université). MR13. Tuesday 05 June 2018, 14:30-15:30 tbc (Alphas determinations in NNPDF)Dr. Zahari Kassabov (University of Cambridge). Ryle Seminar Room (Rutherford 930) . Tuesday 05 June 2018, 15:00-16:00 Fractional Quantum Hall Edge Dynamics : New ConstraintsProf. Steve Simon, University of Oxford. TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory. Thursday 07 June 2018, 14:15-15:15 Droplets and vortices, and their complicated relationshipRama Govindarajan (Tata Institute, Bangalore). MR9, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge. Friday 08 June 2018, 16:00-17:00 HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar Title to be confirmedAlessandro Agugliaro (University of Florence). MR13, CMS (Pav. E, reach from downstairs Central Core). Friday 08 June 2018, 16:00-17:00 Title to be confirmedIf external to BAS, please email the organiser in advance to gain access to the building Johannes de Leeuw, Utrecht University. British Antarctic Survey, Seminar Room 187. Monday 11 June 2018, 11:15-12:15 British Antarctic Survey - Polar Oceans seminar series Processes controlling the flux of Circumpolar Deep Water onto Antarctic Shelves.**If external to BAS, please email organiser in advance to gain access** Andy Hogg, Australian National University. British Antarctic Survey, Innovation Centre, Seminar Room 1. Monday 11 June 2018, 14:00-15:00 Climate of 79N glacier (Greenland)If external to BAS, please email the organiser in advance to gain access to the building. Jenny Turton, Friedrich-Alexander Universität. British Antarctic Survey, Innovation Centre, Seminar Room 2. Tuesday 12 June 2018, 14:00-15:00 Title to be confirmedAnder Holroyd. MR12, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB. Tuesday 12 June 2018, 14:00-15:00 The asymptotic formula for integer points on Markoff-Hurwitz surfacesAlexander Gamburd (CUNY). MR13. Tuesday 12 June 2018, 14:30-15:30 tbc (Image analysis for cancer treatment)Dr. Mireia Crispin (CRUK & Cavendish Laboratory). Ryle Seminar Room (Rutherford 930) . Tuesday 12 June 2018, 15:00-16:00 Title to be confirmedIf external to BAS, please email the organiser in advance to gain access to the building Lindsay Lee, University of Leeds. British Antarctic Survey, Seminar Room 187. Wednesday 13 June 2018, 14:00-15:00 Statistics Clinic Easter 2018 - IVSpeaker to be confirmed. Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Meeting Room 9 (centre building, basement). Wednesday 13 June 2018, 16:30-18:00 Yield stress fluids at an interface: coating and slippingElise Lorenceau (University of Grenoble). MR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge. Friday 15 June 2018, 16:00-17:00 HEP phenomenology joint Cavendish-DAMTP seminar Title to be confirmedRobert Ziegler. Friday 15 June 2018, 16:00-17:00 Bridging the gap between atomistic and macroscopic models of homogeneous nucleationBingqing Cheng, EPFL. TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory. Thursday 28 June 2018, 14:15-15:15 Title to be confirmedProf. Jeff Tallon, Victoria University of Wellington. Mott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics. Wednesday 04 July 2018, 11:00-12:30 Title to be confirmedIf external to BAS, please email the organiser in advance to gain access to the building Agatha de Boer, Stockholm University. British Antarctic Survey, Seminar Room 187. Thursday 05 July 2018, 14:00-15:00 Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures Nanostructures Prepared from Self-Assembly of Pillararene-Based Macrocyclic Amphiphiles and Supramolecular AmphiphilesProfessor Feihe Huang, Zhejiang University. Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry. Tuesday 24 July 2018, 10:00-12:00 Hunting ultra high energy neutrinos with the ANITA experimentLinda Cremonesi (UCL). Ryle Seminar Room (Rutherford 930) . Tuesday 09 October 2018, 15:00-16:00 Synthetic Chemistry Research Interest Group 'tbc'Professor Brian McNaughton, Colorado State University. Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, University of Cambridge, CB2 1EW. Wednesday 10 October 2018, 15:30-17:30 Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group Title to be confirmedDr Birgit Strodel, Forschungszentrum Jülich. Department of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre. Wednesday 24 October 2018, 14:15-15:15 Title to be confirmedMauro Di Nasso (University of Pisa). MR12. Thursday 25 October 2018, 14:30-15:30 MINERvA cross sections (TBC)Xianguo Lu (Oxford). Ryle Seminar Room (Rutherford 930) . Tuesday 20 November 2018, 15:00-16:00 Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group Title to be confirmedProfessor Claudi Filippi, University of Twente. Department of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre. Wednesday 28 November 2018, 14:15-15:15 Synthetic Chemistry Research Interest Group 'tbc'Professor Michael Greaney, University of Manchester. Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, University of Cambridge, CB2 1EW. Thursday 29 November 2018, 15:30-17:30 Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures Alex Hopkins LectureSpeaker to be confirmed. Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre at the Department of Chemistry (off the SPRI car park). Friday 22 March 2019, 17:00-18:00 Please see above for contact details for this list. |
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