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A list of events that might be of interest to Trust & Technology initiative people, on topics around society, power, internet and computer technologies.

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Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Read Less, Learn More: Extracting Key News Themes

Food provided

UserJoshua Bambrick, Bloomberg.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2019, 13:15-14:30

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

JPMorgan Technology Showcase

Food provided

UserJP Morgan.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

Exhibition opening- War in Raqqa: Rhetoric versus Reality

UserDonatella Rovera, Sam Dubberly, Matt Mahmoudi.

HouseAngevin room, Queens College.

ClockFriday 18 October 2019, 17:15-18:30

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

The Evolution of Solutions

UserProf Harry Bhadeshia, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, Cambridge.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

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

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

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Interactive workshop with Goldman Sachs

Food provided

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2019, 13:05-15:00

Computer Laboratory Computer Architecture Group Meeting

The new clang constant interpreter

UserNandor Licker (University of Cambridge).

HouseGS15, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2019, 11:00-12:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Reducing Metadata Leakage from Encrypted Files and Communication

UserNikitin Kirill, Decentralized/Distributed Systems Lab, EPFL.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Accelerating Machine Learning on Arm

Food provided

User: Isabella Gottardi, Software Engineer, ARM.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2019, 13:15-14:15

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Big Data Psychometrics

UserDr. David Stilwell, Cambridge University Judge Business School.

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

ClockMonday 14 October 2019, 19:30-21:00

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Dealing with the 3 V's: Bigger, Faster, Weirder

Food provided. Please sign up online at www.gsacapital.com/careers so we can gauge numbers for catering.

UserDr Joris Peeters, GSA Capital.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 14 October 2019, 13:05-14:00

Logic and Semantics Seminar (Computer Laboratory)

The way of the empty proof

UserJean-Louis Lassez.

HouseFW26.

ClockFriday 11 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Hydrogen induced fast fracture

User Profs Gábor Csányi and Vikram Deshpande (University of Cambridge).

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 11 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

DIAL seminars

DIAL New Starters Seminar Series 1

UserGeorgios Hadjidemetriou, German Terrazas, Yedige Tlegenov.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge.

ClockFriday 11 October 2019, 12:30-13:30

IfM Seminars

Genocide & ethnic violence: designing a sustainable peace

UserProf Marc Weller, Prof Phillipe Sands QC, Dr James Smith and Dr Kate Ferguson.

HouseBateman Auditorium, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, CB2 1TA.

ClockThursday 10 October 2019, 17:45-19:00

CUED Control Group Seminars

Soft robotics: Fusing actuation with perception

UserKaspar Althoefer, Queen Mary University of London.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Seminar Room JDB.

ClockThursday 10 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Latent Variable Models for Text Generation

UserXiaoyu Shen, Saarland University / Max Planck Institute.

HouseBoard room, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 10 October 2019, 11:00-12:00

Signal Processing and Communications Lab Seminars

Random Caching Based Transmission in Ultra-Dense Wireless Networks

UserProf. Fu-Chun Zheng, Harbin Institute of Technology, China.

HouseLT6, Baker Building, CUED.

ClockWednesday 09 October 2019, 15:00-16:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Amorphous Al2O3 from Atomic Layer Deposition

UserAngela Harper, University of Cambridge.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 09 October 2019, 11:30-12:30

DAMTP BioLunch

Fight-or-Flight Responses in Bacterial Biofilms

UserNuno Miguel Oliveira (University of Cambridge).

HouseMR12, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 02 October 2019, 13:00-14:00

DAMTP BioLunch

Fluid mechanics of the eye

UserRodolfo Repetto (University of Genoa).

HouseMR11, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 24 September 2019, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Learning-Algorithms from Bayesian Principles

UserEmti Khan, RIKEN center for Advanced Intelligence Project.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockTuesday 24 September 2019, 10:00-11:00

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Advanced polarized light microscopy for mapping molecular orientation

 Please note, this event may be recorded. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recording and reserves the right to distribute it as required

UserProf Rudolf Oldenbourg, Marine Biological Laboratory, MA.

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockTuesday 24 September 2019, 09:30-11:00

Centre for Science and Policy Lectures & Seminars

Citizen science: reshaping relations between science, government and citizens

UserProfessor Johannes Vogel, Director-General of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin.

HousePeterhouse Lecture Theatre, Trumpington Street.

ClockMonday 23 September 2019, 17:30-18:45

Artificial Intelligence Research Group Talks (Computer Laboratory)

A human-oriented term rewriting system

UserEd Ayers (University of Cambridge).

HouseFC22.

ClockMonday 23 September 2019, 13:00-14:00

CUED Control Group Seminars

TBD

UserJin Gyu Lee, University of Cambridge.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Seminar Room JDB.

ClockFriday 13 September 2019, 14:00-15:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

An analysis of the threats of the consumer spyware industry

UserDiarmaid Harkin, Alfred Deakin Institute, Deakin University.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockThursday 12 September 2019, 14:00-15:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Towards automated self-correction of approximate DFT using first-principles Hubbard U and Hund's J parameters

UserDavid O’Regan, School of Physics, CRANN and AMBER, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 September 2019, 14:15-15:15

Machine Learning @ CUED

Rotation Invariant Householder Parameterization for Bayesian PCA

UserRajbir Nirwan, Goethe University, Frankfurt.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockWednesday 04 September 2019, 11:00-12:00

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Modeling User Experience in Games: Lessons Learned

Please note, this event may be recorded. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recording and reserves the right to distribute it as required.

UserGerogios Yannakakis, University of Malta.

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockTuesday 03 September 2019, 10:00-11:00

DAMTP BioLunch

Microalgal bioluminescence - a complex response to viscoelastic membane deformation

UserNico Schramma (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen and Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization) .

HouseMR11, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 29 August 2019, 13:00-14:00

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Physical security and side channel attacks in Arm based SoCs

 Please note, this event may be recorded. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recording and reserves the right to distribute it as required.

UserChowdary Yanamadala & Jeremy Dubeuf, ARM.

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockFriday 09 August 2019, 11:00-12:00

IfM Seminars

ISMM Research Conference

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseInstitute for Manufacturing, 17 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 01 August 2019, 08:30-16:25

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Using reason and evidence to do the most good

UserEve McCormick - Effective Altruism Cambridge & Olly Crook - University of Cambridge.

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockWednesday 31 July 2019, 14:00-15:00

Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence Series

How good is your classifier? Revisiting the role of evaluation metrics in machine learning

Please note, this event may be recorded. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recording and reserves the right to distribute it as required.

UserSanmi Koyejo, University of Illinois .

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockWednesday 31 July 2019, 11:00-12:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Deploying Differential Privacy for the 2020 Census of Population and Housing

UserSimson L. Garfinkel, Senior Computer Scientist for Confidentiality and Data Access, U.S. Census Bureau.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 23 July 2019, 14:00-15:00

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Antennas for light and their applications in classical optics

 Please note, this event may be recorded. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recording and reserves the right to distribute it as required.

UserDr Rupert Oulton, Imperial College .

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockThursday 18 July 2019, 16:00-17:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Semi-Unsupervised Learning with Deep Generative Models / Disentangling Improves VAEs' Robustness to Adversarial Attacks

UserMatthew Willetts and Alexander Camuto, University of Oxford / Alan Turing Institute.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockWednesday 17 July 2019, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Efficiency and Transferability of Neural Networks

UserAmos Storkey, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockFriday 12 July 2019, 11:00-12:00

DAMTP BioLunch

Microbots: Propulsion and Control

UserTom Montenegro-Johnson (University of Birmingham).

HouseMR11, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 11 July 2019, 13:00-14:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Natural Language Generation in the Wild

UserDaniel Beck, University of Melbourne.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 05 July 2019, 12:00-13:00

Craik Club

Deriving a Theory of the Perceived Motion Direction of Plaids

UserProfessor George Sperling (Department of Cognitive Sciences, University of California, Irvine).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockMonday 01 July 2019, 13:00-14:00

Sensors CDT seminars

Microbes as medicines: the emergence of live biotherapeutics

To register to attend: https://microbes-as-medicines.eventbrite.co.uk

UserAnne Neville, Microbiotica.

HouseJohnson Matthey Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology, Philippa Fawcett Drive, Cambridge CB3 0AS.

ClockThursday 27 June 2019, 14:30-15:30

DIAL seminars

Solving Large-scale Machine Learning Problems

UserVinod Kumar (IfM-DIAL, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge.

ClockThursday 27 June 2019, 11:30-12:30

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

PRECOG: PREdiction Conditioned On Goals in Visual Multi-Agent Settings

Please note, this event may be recorded. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recording and reserves the right to distribute it as required.

UserRowan McAlister, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockTuesday 25 June 2019, 13:30-14:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Bayesian intelligent structural health monitoring

UserDr Sn-Chi Kuok, Academic Visitor, Department of Engineering Science at University of Oxford.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 14 June 2019, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Mechanics of Polymer Brushes

UserProf Srikantha Anasavarapu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, CANADA.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

An Operation Sequence Model for Explainable Neural Machine Translation

UserFelix Stahlberg, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 June 2019, 12:00-13:00

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Photons in the cloud: communicating and storing data

Please note, this event may be recorded. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recording and reserves the right to distribute it as required.

UserProf John H Marsh, University of Glasgow.

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockThursday 13 June 2019, 16:00-17:30

Rainbow Group Seminars

Cuscus: An End User Programming Tool for Data Visualisation

UserMariana Marasoiu (University of Cambridge).

HouseSS03 Meeting Room, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 June 2019, 14:15-15:00

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Photonics for Computing: from Optical Interconnects to Neuromorphic Architectures

Please note, this event may be recorded. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recording and reserves the right to distribute it as required.

UserNikos Pleros, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockThursday 13 June 2019, 10:00-11:00

Engineering Safe AI

Can Machines Read our Minds?

Starting time 30min later than usual

UserBrier Rigby Dames (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Seminar room BE4-38.

ClockWednesday 12 June 2019, 17:30-19:00

Computer Laboratory Wednesday Seminars

Security and Privacy in a World of Safety: Analysing Avionic Data Links and NextGen ATC Networks

UserProfessor Ivan Martinovic - Computer Science Department, University of Oxford.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 12 June 2019, 16:15-17:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

System Performance in Geotechnical Engineering: Concept, Methodology and Applications

UserProfessor Gang Zheng, Director of the Technical Centre for Advanced Construction and Safety of Underground Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, Tianjin University.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department- Lecture Room 5, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PX.

ClockTuesday 11 June 2019, 16:00-17:00

MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit Seminars

Mitochondria and Hypoxia Signalling

UserProfessor Margaret Ashcroft | Dept. of Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre (Level 7) The Keith Peters Building, Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

ClockTuesday 11 June 2019, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Poster session

UserProgramme to be confirmed.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 07 June 2019, 15:30-17:00

DIAL seminars

MET Project Presentations

UserMET students (IfM, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge.

ClockFriday 07 June 2019, 13:00-15:45

Rainbow Group Seminars

Where Ideas Take Shapes

UserYann Savoye, Robert Gordon University.

HouseSS03 Meeting Room, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 June 2019, 14:15-15:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Relational knowledge in vector spaces

UserLuis Espinosa-Anke (University of Cardiff).

HouseBoard room, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 06 June 2019, 11:00-12:00

Sensors CDT seminars

An innovative sterilization device for safe surgery

To register to attend: https://sterilux-industry-lecture.eventbrite.co.uk

UserMarc Spaltenstein, CEO SteriLux.

HouseRayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre, J J Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0HE.

ClockTuesday 04 June 2019, 15:30-16:30

Data Insights Cambridge

The model is simple until proven otherwise.

Further info: Registration from 7PM, talk starts 7:30PM.

UserDr Anita Faul, Maxwell Centre, University of Cambridge..

HouseCambridge, further info available on registration which is required at www.meetup.com/Data-Insights-Cambridge/.

ClockMonday 03 June 2019, 19:00-21:00

Applied and Computational Analysis

An Introduction to Randomized Algorithms for Matrix Computations

This is a joint ACA–CCIMI seminar

UserIlse Ipsen (NCSU).

HouseMR 14.

ClockMonday 03 June 2019, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

The RemoveDEBRIS space mission

UserGuglielmo Aglietti, University of Surrey.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 31 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Atomistically inspired origami

Tea and coffee will be available in LR5 after the seminar

UserProf Richard D. James, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 31 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Towards secure and efficient DNNs

UserAaron Zhao, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Cell Mechanics Based Microfluidics for Disease Diagnosis & Therapy: From Bench to Bedside

UserProf. Chwee Teck (C.T.) Lim, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Institute for Global Health Research and Technology, Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore.

HouseLR6, Department of Engineering.

ClockWednesday 29 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

CCIMI Seminars

Title to be confirmed - CCIMI Colloquium

UserProfessor Mark Girolami, University of Cambridge.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockWednesday 29 May 2019, 00:00-00:00

DAMTP BioLunch

Collective Microswimmer Motility in Complex Environments

UserFabian Schwarzendahl (Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization).

HouseMR11, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 28 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Logic and Semantics Seminar (Computer Laboratory)

Retrofitting Purity with Comonads and Capabilities

UserVikraman Choudhury, Indiana University / Cambridge.

HouseFW26.

ClockFriday 24 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Mitigating Gender Bias in Morphologically Rich Languages

UserRyan Cotterell, NLIP, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Rainbow Group Seminars

Light field acquisition and spatio-angular tradeoff

UserZeshan Alam (University of Cambridge).

HouseSS03 Meeting Room, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 May 2019, 14:15-15:00

The Wheeler Lectures in Computer Science

Combining Formal Methods and Machine Learning

UserProfessor Jane Hillston, University of Edinburgh.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2019, 15:15-18:00

CCIMI Seminars

Diffusion bridge simulation in geometric statistics

UserFrank van der Meulen, Delft University of Technology.

HouseCMS, MR14.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Signal Processing and Communications Lab Seminars

A local weak limit approach to the study of graphical data

UserProf. Venkat Anantharam, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseLT6, Baker Building, CUED.

ClockTuesday 21 May 2019, 15:00-16:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Spatio-temporal dynamics of cell fate specification and differentiation in the zebrafish embryo

Hosted by: John Gurdon & Philip Zegerman

UserPhilip W Ingham, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University Singapore - Imperial College London.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 21 May 2019, 11:30-12:30

Sensors CDT seminars

The opportunities for sensors in physiologically relevant organ on a chip devices

To register to attend: https://kirkstall-industry-lecture.eventbrite.co.uk

UserMalcolm Wilkinson, Kirkstall Ltd.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology, Philippa Fawcett Drive, Cambridge CB3 0AS.

ClockMonday 20 May 2019, 13:30-14:30

Signal Processing and Communications Lab Seminars

The Statistical Finite Element Method

UserProf. Mark Girolami, Sir Kirby Laing Chair of Civil Engineering, CUED.

HouseLT6, Baker Building, CUED.

ClockFriday 17 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

women@CL Speaker Lunch Series

Women@CL Talklet Event

UserMaria Bada, Andreea-Ioana Deac .

HouseComputer Laboratory, William Gates Building, Room FW11.

ClockFriday 17 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

NLIP Seminar Series

AI Extenders: The Ethical and Societal Implications of Humans Cognitively Extended by AI

UserKarina Vold & José Hernández-Orallo, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Rausing Lecture

Whose history of technology? Path dependencies, contested modernities, and pockets of persistence

Twenty-Fourth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture

UserRuth Oldenziel (Eindhoven University of Technology).

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 16:30-18:00

Rainbow Group Seminars

Enhanced Reality Human Machine Interfaces

UserOzgur Yontem (University of Cambridge).

HouseSS03 Meeting Room, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 16:15-17:00

Twentieth Century Think Tank

Thinking/researching/teaching race, genetics and intelligence in HPS and STS

UserJenny Bangham (HPS), Marta Halina (HPS) and Ernesto Schwartz Marin (University of Exeter).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 13:00-14:30

DAMTP BioLunch

Bacterial magneto-convection

UserAlbane Thery (University of Cambridge).

HouseMR11, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Transposable elements as catalysts of cellular innovation

Hosted by: Azim Surani & Hansong Ma

UserCédric Feschotte, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 11:30-12:30

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Particle MCMC

UserWill Tebbutt (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 15 May 2019, 14:00-15:30

DIAL seminars

1st Year PhD DIAL Seminar

User1st year PhD students (IfM-DIAL, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 14 May 2019, 10:00-11:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Gene eating

UserDr. Giles Yeo, Principal Research Associate, Metabolic Research Laboratories and MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 13 May 2019, 19:30-21:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Factorising AMR generation through syntax

UserKris Cao, DeepMind.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Rainbow Group Seminars

Behavioural analysis and modelling in HCI/HRI

UserIndu Bodala (University of Cambridge).

HouseSS03 Meeting Room, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 09 May 2019, 16:15-17:00

Logic and Semantics Seminar (Computer Laboratory)

An Overview of the Flix Programming Language

UserMagnus Madsen, Aarhus University.

HouseFW26.

ClockThursday 09 May 2019, 13:45-14:45

Sensors CDT seminars

An Introduction to Beko R&D and how Sensors are Integral to the Smart Home

To register to attend: https://beko-rd-industry-lecture.eventbrite.co.uk

UserNatasha Conway and Graham Anderson.

HouseLecture Room 2, Institute for Manufacturing, 17 Charles Babbage Drive, Cambridge CB3 0FS.

ClockTuesday 07 May 2019, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Self-similarly expanding regions of phase change yield cavitational instabilities and model deep earthquakes

Tea and coffee will be available in the foyer after the seminar

UserProf Xanthippi Markenscoff, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 03 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Languages* in Formal Reasoning: Accessibility vs. Formality

UserZohreh Shams, AI Group, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 03 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

women@CL Speaker Lunch Series

Incentives and how to design them

UserSofia Ceppi, Senior Researcher, Prowler.

HouseComputer Laboratory, William Gates Building, Room FW26.

ClockThursday 02 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

A Promise Is A Promise: The Effect Of Commitment Devices On Computer Security Intentions

UserAlisa Frik, International Computer Science Institute (ICSI), University of California Berkeley.

HouseLT1, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockTuesday 30 April 2019, 14:00-15:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

The Anne McLaren Lecture: The blastocyst and its stem cells; from mouse to human relevance

Hosted by: Azim Surani & Emma Rawlins

UserJanet Rossant, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 30 April 2019, 11:30-12:30

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Disruptive Innovation at Ocado

Food provided

UserDr David Sharp, Head of Ocado Technology 10x.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 29 April 2019, 13:15-14:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Bio-electromechanical interfaces and sensors based on functional nanomaterials

UserDr Sohini Kar-Narayan, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 14:00-15:00

DIAL seminars

Quality and Reliability from a Systems Engineering Perspective

UserProfessor Min Xie (City University of Hong Kong).

HouseSeminar room 3, Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 14:00-15:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Word Sense Disambiguation and Other Systems in Japanese

UserKanako Komiya, Ibaraki University, Japan.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 12:00-13:00

DAMTP BioLunch

Biological collectives

UserGeorge Fortune (University of Cambridge).

HouseMR14, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 25 April 2019, 13:00-14:00

Trust & Technology Initiative events

Brett Frischmann: Re-Engineering Humanity

UserBrett Frischmann, Villanova University.

HouseFaculty of Law Room LG17.

ClockWednesday 24 April 2019, 17:00-19:30

Craik Club

Visual selection in the mouse: behavioural and cortical mechanisms

UserDr Jasper Poort, Department of Psychology, Cambridge.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 24 April 2019, 13:00-14:00

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Canopus and RCanopus: Scalable Consensus for Permissioned Blockchains

 Please note, this event may be recorded. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recording and reserves the right to distribute it as required.

UserUniversity of Waterloo.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockWednesday 24 April 2019, 10:00-11:00

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Canopus and RCanopus: Scalable Consensus for Permissioned Blockchains

 Please note, this event may be recorded. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recording and reserves the right to distribute it as required.

UserUniversity of Waterloo.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockWednesday 24 April 2019, 10:00-11:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Deciphering the structure-function relationships of lncRNAs

UserJohn Mattick, Green Templeton College, University of Oxford.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 18 April 2019, 18:00-20:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Integrating protein, RNA and RBP localisation maps

UserTom Smith, PhD (Kathryn Lilley's group).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 18 April 2019, 18:00-20:00

Logic and Semantics Seminar (Computer Laboratory)

Resource-oriented programming with graded modal types

UserVilem Liepelt, University of Kent.

HouseFW26.

ClockThursday 18 April 2019, 14:00-15:00

Logic and Semantics Seminar (Computer Laboratory)

Uncertainty is hope: towards a unified foundation of gradual typing

UserJoshua Dunfield, Queen’s University, Canada.

HouseFW26.

ClockWednesday 17 April 2019, 14:00-15:00

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

An introduction to clustering and the expectation maximisation algorithm Part 2

Please note, this event will be recorded. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recording and reserves the right to distribute it as required.

UserRichard Turner Microsoft Research Ltd.

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockThursday 11 April 2019, 09:30-11:00

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

An introduction to clustering and the expectation maximisation algorithm Part 1

Please note, this event will be recorded. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recording and reserves the right to distribute it as required.

UserRichard Turner Microsoft Research Ltd.

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockWednesday 10 April 2019, 10:30-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

NeVAE: A Deep Generative Model for Molecular Graphs

UserAbir De, Max Planck Institute for Software Systems.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockMonday 08 April 2019, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Rigid Blocks for Masonry with an application to open-well spiral stairs

UserProf. Maurizio Angelillo, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, University of Salerno.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 05 April 2019, 15:00-16:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Sampling as Optimization

UserEric Nalisnick, University of Cambridge.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 03 April 2019, 13:45-15:15

C.U. Ethics in Mathematics Society (CUEiMS)

The Cambridge University Ethics in Mathematics Project launch

UserMaurice Chiodo and Piers Bursill-Hall (University of Cambridge).

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockWednesday 03 April 2019, 11:15-12:30

Sensors CDT seminars

Latest Advances in Glucose Sensing

To register to attend: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/latest-advances-in-glucose-sensing-an-industry-talk-by-abbott-tickets-59176234711

UserMichael Thatcher and Jana Kogulanathan, Abbott.

HouseLecture Room 3, Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology, Philippa Fawcett Drive, Cambridge CB3 0AS.

ClockTuesday 02 April 2019, 11:00-12:00

Seminars on Quantitative Biology @ CRUK Cambridge Institute

A systems biology approach to identify perturbed processes driving cancer

UserProfessor Francesca D. Ciccarelli from King’s College London & The Francis Crick Institute.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre (Room 001).

ClockMonday 25 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Logic and Semantics Seminar (Computer Laboratory)

Excel Formulae: a PL perspective

UserBen Simner, Computer Laboratory.

HouseFW26.

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

Computer Laboratory Security Seminar

Securing Systems with Insecure Hardware

UserKaveh Razavi, Systems and Network Security Group, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

HouseLT2, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockThursday 21 March 2019, 14:00-15:00

DAMTP BioLunch

E. coli chemotaxis, free and near surface swimming

UserChristian Esparza López (University of Cambridge).

HouseMR11, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 21 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Computer Laboratory Wednesday Seminars

Representation Learning on Graphs

UserJure Leskovec - Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, Chief Scientist at Pinterest, and investigator at Chan Zuckerberg Biohub.

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 20 March 2019, 16:15-17:00

Computer Laboratory Systems Research Group Seminar

Debugging and Repairing P4 Programs

UserCostin Raiciu (University Politehnica of Bucharest).

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Building.

ClockWednesday 20 March 2019, 15:00-16:00

Computer Laboratory NetOS Group Talklets

Mobile Systems group research

UserCecilia Mascolo (University of Cambridge).

HouseComputer Laboratory, William Gates Building, Room FW11.

ClockTuesday 19 March 2019, 13:15-13:45

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

MSR Cambridge Cloud Talk Series; Structured light: seeing less to see more in optical microscopy

 Please note, this event may be recorded. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recording and reserves the right to distribute it as required

UserProfessor of Photonics, Mark Neil, Imperial College London .

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockMonday 18 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

Logic and Semantics Seminar (Computer Laboratory)

Linear Capabilities: an overview

UserDominique Devriese, Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

HouseFW26.

ClockMonday 18 March 2019, 14:30-15:00

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

What difference does one tonne make?

Please note, this event may be recorded. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recording and reserves the right to distribute it as required.

UserDavid Carter, Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockFriday 15 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Bioengineering Conference

Please register at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bioengineering-conference-tickets-54846325837

UserMihaela van der Schaar, Somenath Bakshi, Sebastian Pattinson, Fumiya Iida, Rasha Rezk, Felice Torrisi, George Malliaras, James Ward, Roger Mason, Andrew Flewitt, Flavia Mancini.

HouseMcGrath Centre, St Catharine's College.

ClockFriday 15 March 2019, 08:45-14:00

DAMTP BioLunch

Limits in stochastic cell biology

UserGlenn Vinnicombe (Engineering, University of Cambridge).

HouseMR11, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 14 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Disagreements in anaphoric interpretation

UserMassimo Poesio ( University of Essex).

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 14 March 2019, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Safe AI

Causal Reasoning from Meta-reinforcement Learning

UserJakub Perlin (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Seminar room BE4-38.

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

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Implicit Variational Inference

UserAndrew Foong (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2019, 13:45-15:15

Rainbow Group Seminars

Untangling Interactive Systems

User Philip Tchernavskij, Université Paris-Saclay.

HouseSS03 Meeting Room, Computer Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2019, 14:15-15:00

CCIMI Seminars

A variational approach to nonlinear and interacting diffusions

UserProfessor Pierre Del Moral.

HouseCMS, MR11.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2019, 14:00-15:00

Sensors CDT seminars

Introduction to Intellectual Property

To register to attend: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-intellectual-property-tickets-58109182128

UserEmma Foster and Mash-Hud Iqbal.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology, Philippa Fawcett Drive, Cambridge CB3 0AS.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2019, 13:30-14:30

NLIP Seminar Series

K.A.T.E.: Scaling personalised tech education for professionals

UserRaoul-Gabriel Urma, Kevin Lemagnen, Sahan Bulathwela, Cambridge Spark.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 March 2019, 12:00-13:00

CEB Alumni Speaker Series

Chemical Engineering and Career Development in the Food and Chemical sectors

Free talk for department members, no need to register. External guests wishing to attend please contact organiser in advance.

UserPhilip Mak MA MEng CEng MIChemE.

HouseDept Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Philippa Fawcett Drive CB3 OAS (Lecture Theatre 1).

ClockThursday 07 March 2019, 14:30-16:00

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Improving Literature-based Discovery with Neural Networks

UserGamal Crichton, Language Technology Lab.

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 07 March 2019, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Safe AI

Inverse Game Theory

UserGabija Maršalka.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Seminar room BE4-38.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2019, 17:00-19:00

Trust & Technology Initiative events

Lunchtime Talk: Dr Amanda Prorok

UserAmanda Prorok (University of Cambridge).

HouseCambridge Brew House, 1 King St, Cambridge CB1 1LH.

ClockTuesday 05 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Chemical regulation of functional RNAs

Special Seminar hosted by: Tony Kouzarides, Eric Miska & Cambridge RNA Club

UserYunsun Nam, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 05 March 2019, 11:30-12:30

Cabinet of Natural History

The 'dye herbarium': capturing colour in botanical collections

UserAnna Svensson (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockMonday 04 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Non-conventional polymer composite materials: expanding the design envelope of aerospace structures

Tea and coffee will be available in LR5 after the seminar

UserDr Pedro Camanho, Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica, University of Porto.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

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

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning multi-domain dialogues

UserPaweł Budzianowski, CUED, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 12:00-13:00

Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence Series

Neural Code Comprehension: A Learnable Representation of Code Semantics

Please note, this event may be recorded. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recording and reserves the right to distribute it as required.

UserTal Ben-Nun, ETH Zurich.

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 13:00-14:00

Engineering Safe AI

Goals vs Utility Functions

UserAdrià Garriga Alonso (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Seminar room BE4-38.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2019, 17:00-19:00

Computer Laboratory Wednesday Seminars

DevOps and Cloud Native development in the University of Cambridge

UserDr Abraham Martin - Head of DevOps, University of Cambridge Information Services .

HouseLecture Theatre 2, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2019, 16:15-17:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Causal Inference and Causal Reinforcement Learning

UserChaochao Lu (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2019, 13:45-15:15

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Panel - The Streets Don't Forget: Photojournalism and Creative Research on the Philippine Drug War

UserRaffy Lerma - freelance photographer; Ica Fernandez - urban planner; Inez Feria - founder of NoBox Philippines .

House Room SG2, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Engineering Safe AI

Who do we want to control human-level AI?

UserJade Leung (Center for the Governance of AI, University of Oxford).

HouseBoys Smith Room, Fisher Building, St John's College.

ClockFriday 22 February 2019, 19:30-21:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Large-scale analyses of language variation and change in social media

UserDong Nguyen, University of Edinburgh & Alan Turing Institute.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

C.U. Ethics in Mathematics Society (CUEiMS)

Backdoors always backfire

UserTanja Lange (Eindhoven), to be joined by Daniel J. Bernstein (Chicago) for Q+A.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockThursday 21 February 2019, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Hyperplasticity

UserProf. G.T. Houlsby, University of Oxford.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 2.

ClockThursday 21 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

Computer Laboratory Tech Talks

Machine Learning for the benefit of Engineering

Food provided

UserDr Stephan Waldert, Arm.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 February 2019, 13:15-14:15

Language Technology Lab Seminars

Teaching Artificial Agents to Understand Language by Modelling Reward

UserEdward Grefenstette, Facebook AI Research.

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockThursday 21 February 2019, 11:00-12:00

Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events

CGHR Practitioner's Series with Rt. Hon. Sir Stephen O’Brien KBE

UserRt. Hon. Sir Stephen O’Brien KBE, former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator.

House Room S1, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

CCIMI Seminars

Advances in machine learning for molecules

UserJosé Miguel Hernández-Lobato, Department of Engineering (University of Cambridge).

HouseCMS, MR14.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2019, 14:30-15:30

CamPoS (Cambridge Philosophy of Science) seminar

Beauty, truth and understanding

UserMilena Ivanova (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseSeminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2019, 13:00-14:30

C.U. Ethics in Mathematics Society (CUEiMS)

A Free Digital Society

UserRichard Stallman (via live videolink).

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockTuesday 19 February 2019, 16:00-17:30

Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

Interactions between stratospheric ozone and climate change in the Arctic

UserDr Jian Kai Zhang, Lecturer, Lanzhou University and Academic Visitor at Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 18 February 2019, 14:15-15:15

Seminars on Quantitative Biology @ CRUK Cambridge Institute

Learning Engines for Healthcare: Using Machine Learning to Transform Clinical Practice and Discovery

UserProf Mihaela van der Schaar from Department of Applied Maths and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre (Room 001).

ClockMonday 18 February 2019, 13:00-14:00

women@CL Speaker Lunch Series

Women@CL Talklet Event

UserKrittika D'Sliva, Xiao Zhou, Sian Gooding.

HouseComputer Laboratory, William Gates Building, Room FW11.

ClockFriday 15 February 2019, 13:00-14:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Understanding Source Code using Natural Language and Graph Neural Networks

UserMiltos Allamanis, Microsoft Research.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

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

Please see above for contact details for this list.

 

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