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Kelvin Club - The Scientific Society of Peterhouse, Cambridge

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The scientific society of Peterhouse.

Meets three times a term in both Michaelmas and Lent for talks on a variety of different scientific subjects.

Refreshments will be served in the Lubbock Room from 8:30pm for an 8:45pm start. All are welcome.

COVID -19 POLICY : We kindly ask attendees to test negative for COVID -19 by lateral flow the day of the event and to not attend the event if they have any symptoms of COVID -19. In addition, we strongly encourage attendees to have completed their full course of COVID -19 vaccines prior to the event. Please wear a face covering whilst not eating or drinking.

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0 upcoming talks and 30 talks in the archive.

Learning from Pandemics

UserProfessor Charlotte Summers.

HouseThe Theatre, Peterhouse (with Zoom livestream).

ClockTuesday 08 March 2022, 20:30-22:00

Plastic packaging: a wicked problem

UserDr. Claire Barlow.

HouseThe Theatre, Peterhouse (with Zoom livestream).

ClockTuesday 15 February 2022, 20:30-22:00

Monsters in the Universe: New Insight into Black Holes

UserProfessor Joseph Pesce, National Science Foundation.

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 30 November 2021, 20:30-22:00

Where is my Nanobot?

UserProfessor Jeremy Baumberg, Director of the Nanophotonics Centre.

HouseZoom (please contact abb53@cam.ac.uk for details).

ClockTuesday 09 March 2021, 20:30-22:00

AI: the model is simple until proven otherwise

UserDr. Anita Faul, British Antarctic Survey.

HouseZoom (please contact abb53@cam.ac.uk for details).

ClockTuesday 16 February 2021, 20:30-22:00

Why does malaria still exist?

UserProfessor Julian Rayner, Director of the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research .

HouseZoom (please contact abb53@cam.ac.uk for details).

ClockTuesday 26 January 2021, 20:30-22:00

Is Electricity Storage in Hot Water?

UserDr Alex White, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HousePeterhouse Theatre.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2020, 18:00-19:00

Hacking the Code of Life

UserDr Nessa Carey, Owner of Carey International Impact Training, Visiting Professor at Imperial College London.

HousePeterhouse Theatre.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2020, 20:30-21:30

Where does cancer come from?

UserProfessor Richard Gilbertson, Department of Oncology, University of Cambridge.

HousePeterhouse Theatre.

ClockTuesday 21 January 2020, 20:30-21:30

Turning cells inside out: how epithelial cells polarise and why this goes wrong in cancer

UserProfessor Daniel St Johnston, The Gurdon Institute, Department of Cambridge.

HousePeterhouse Theatre.

ClockTuesday 19 November 2019, 20:30-21:30

Every Man's Fluid Mechanics

UserProfessor Ian Wilson, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Theatre, Peterhouse.

ClockTuesday 05 November 2019, 20:30-21:30

Nanophotonics: from Michael Faraday to single molecule sensing

UserDr Marlous Kamp.

HousePeterhouse Theatre.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2019, 20:30-21:30

Rewiring photosynthesis for power and fuel generation

UserDr Jenny Zhang, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Theatre, Peterhouse.

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 18:15-19:00

Petrean Chemistry, Euler, and the Bridges of Koenigsberg

UserDr. Roger Mallion, University of Kent.

HouseThe Theatre, Peterhouse.

ClockTuesday 12 February 2019, 20:30-21:30

Spore Biotechnology

UserDr. Christie, University of Cambridge.

HouseThe Theatre, Peterhouse.

ClockTuesday 22 January 2019, 20:30-21:30

Coral, climate change and a conservation conundrum.

UserPaul Pearce-Kelly, Senior Curator for Invertebrates, Lower Vertebrates and Research at the Zoological Society of London.

HouseThe Theatre, Peterhouse.

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 20:30-21:30

Displacing big data: How cybercriminals cheat the system.

UserDr. Alice Hutchings, Cambridge.

HouseThe Theatre, Peterhouse.

ClockThursday 25 October 2018, 20:30-21:30

Does a neuron know that it's asleep?

UserDr David Tourigny.

HouseThe Nightingale Room, Peterhouse.

ClockTuesday 27 February 2018, 18:15-19:00

Snailing in High Society, or what I did in my holidays

UserDr Justin Gerlach.

HouseThe Lubbock Room, Peterhouse.

ClockTuesday 13 February 2018, 18:15-19:00

Bragg, Perutz and Kendrew: The Origins of Molecular Biology

UserSir John Meurig Thomas ( University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Theatre, Peterhouse.

ClockTuesday 10 October 2017, 20:30-21:30

From one to many: how animals develop from a single cell

UserDr Tim Weil, Department of Zoology.

HouseThe Lubbock Room, Peterhouse.

ClockTuesday 14 March 2017, 20:30-21:30

The acoustics of everyday objects

UserDr Anurag Agarwal, Department of Engineering.

HouseThe Lubbock Room, Peterhouse.

ClockTuesday 14 February 2017, 20:30-21:30

When galaxies collide

UserDr. Carolin Crawford ( Institute of Astronomy).

HouseThe Lubbock Room, Peterhouse.

ClockTuesday 24 January 2017, 20:35-21:30

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