Cambridge Philosophical Society

Promoting Scientific Inquiry

Founded in 1819 'for the purpose of promoting scientific inquiry', The Cambridge Philosophical Society is an exciting hub for the promotion of scientific research, discussion, and learning. Discover more…

Events

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11

Oct

Upcoming event

Larmor Lecture - Covid, Chaos and Climate: How mathematical models help to explain the universe

Professor Chris Budd OBE

  • 11 October 2021, 18:30 – 19:30
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre

Professor Chris Budd OBE, FIMA, C Math, NTF Dept. of Mathematical Sciences University of Bath.

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25

Oct

Upcoming event

A V Hill Lecture - The Rewarded Brain

Professor Wolfram Schultz

  • 25 October 2021, 18:30 – 19:30
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre

Professor Wolfram Schultz Professor of Neuroscience Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience

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News

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Dr Peter Foster, known for his work on phylogenetic network analysis discusses the origins of the coronavirus pandemic.

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"Molecules that changed the World" is a new App that has been jointly launched by Dr. Ljiljana Fruk, Society Fellow and researcher in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology at the University of Cambridge.

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Funding & Grants

A long history of supporting the scientists of the future

In line with the core aim of 'keeping alive the spirit of inquiry’, the Society awards a number financial grants for future scientists, which include a three-year Research Fellowships, the Henslow Fellowship, in the fields of Natural Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science and Clinical Sciences. Travel Grants are for Fellows of the Society and help support researchers to attend conferences and visit laboratories.

Publications

Discover our Journals & Books

From Darwin’s paper on evolution to the development of stem cell research, publications from the Society continue to shape the scientific landscape.

Membership

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Become a Fellow of the Society and enjoy the benefits that membership brings. Membership costs £20 per year.

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