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NEW Departmental Visits

Michaelmas Term 2014

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.

The next Departmental visit will be to the [VENUE TO BE CONFIRMED].

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 (read more....)

Venue and START TIME for Michaelmas Term 2014 and Lent Term 2015 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

Grant applications

30 September 2014 - deadline for receipt of Research Studentship applications

1 November 2014 - deadline for receipt of Travel Grant applications

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events

Forthcoming Michaelmas Term Lectures

Monday 13 October
LARMOR LECTURE - Professor Leslie Valiant FRS, T. Jefferson Coolidge Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Harvard, USA, will deliver a lecture entitled "The Computational Universe" at 6:00pm in the Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 27 October
Professor Paul Fletcher, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, will deliver a lecture entitled "Perception and belief in psychosis" at 6:00pm in the Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 10 November
Dr Serena Nik-Zainal, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, will deliver a lecture entitled "The changing Genome: signatures of mutagenesis in human cells" at 6:00pm in the Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Wednesday 19 November

HONORARY FELLOWS LECTURE - Professor Sir Tony Hoare FRS FREng, Microsoft Research Ltd/Computer Laboratory, Cambridge, will deliver a lecture entitled "Could computers understand their own programs?" at 6.00pm in the Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 24 November
Dr Andrew Flewitt, Department of Engineering, will deliver a lecture entitled "MEMS Biosensors and their potential for improving healthcare" at 6:00pm in the Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

 

ADVANCE NOTICE Lent Term Lectures 2015

Friday 9 January 2015

ONE DAY MEETING, "BIOMIMETICS: from nature to applications" - Organised by Dr Silvia Vigolini, Department of Chemistry, from 9.00am to 5.15pm (times to be confirmed) in the Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested