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SOCIETY NEWS

200th Anniversary of the Society, 1819 to 2019 To celebrate our anniversary the Society will have an exhibition at the University Library (March-September 2019), the publication of a new book on its history, a specially themed two-day meeting “The Futures of Sciences” (21-22 March 2019 for programme and further information ...) as well as our usual events throughout the year.

The Society's offices are located in Room 21 on the first floor, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

Please note the signage displayed when visiting.

(See contact page for further details and office hours)

Summer and Departmental Visits

Summer Visit 2018

The Summer Visit for 2018 will be to the Diamond Light Source at Didcot, near Oxford on Thursday 2 August 2018

A series of visits to places of interest within the University of Cambridge will be held each term and will be open to all Fellows of the Society.

Michaelmas Term 2018

The next Department visit will be in the Michaelmas Term 2018 for a visit to the Cambridge Steam and Technology Museum, Cheddars Lane on Tuesday 20 November 2018.

Henslow Fellowships

A programme of research fellowships has been initiated for promising young research workers to carry out independent research for periods of up to three years. The fellowships are named Henslow Fellowships in honour of John Stevens Henslow (1796 - 1861) Professor of Botany in the University of Cambridge and co-founder of the Cambridge Philosophical Society in 1819

Fortcoming Grant applications

30 September 2018 - deadline for receipt of Research Studentship applications

1 November 2018 - deadline for receipt of Travel Grant application

Venue and START TIME for Michaelmas Term 2018 and Lent Term 2019 Lectures

Lectures will commence at 6.00pm and will be held in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, (entrance next to the Scott Polar Research Building on Lensfield Road), Department of Chemistry, Cambridge. There is no need to book and entry is free and open to all

 

Events

Forthcoming Michaelmas Term Lectures

Monday 8 October 2018 LARMOR LECTURE - Professor James Jackson FRS, Professor of Active Tectonics, Department of Earth Sciences, will deliver a lecture entitled "Why the Ancient Continents are special: a geological detective story" at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 22 October 2018
Dr Emilie Ringe, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy and Department of Earth Sciences, will deliver a lecture entitled "Manipulating light at the nanoscale with plasmonics" at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 5 November 2018
Professor Peter Leadley FRS, Emeritus Herchel Smith Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, will deliver a lecture entitled "Antibiotics from Darwin’s chemistry set" at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 19 November 2018
Professor Simon Tavare FRS FMedSci, DAMTP and CRUK CI, will deliver a lecture entitled "The combinatorics of spagetti hoops" at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

ADVANCE NOTICE

Thursday 21 March and Friday 22 March 2019

200th Anniversary TWO DAY MEETING "The Futures of Sciences" - Organiser: Professor Simon Conway Morris, Thursday 21 March from 1:15pm to 5:15pm and Friday 22 March 2019 from 9:00am to 5:15pm in the Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested (for programme and further information ...)

 

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