Explosion of Life: The Origins of Animals

Dr Emily Mitchell from the Department of Zoology, along with Professor Simon Conway Morris and Dr Alex Liu, both from the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge discuss their research into the Ediacaran and Cambrian periods and the techniques used to collect fossil data in the field. 

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Image:Video: Dr Richard Henderson: Using electron microscopy to understand the molecules of life  - Honorary Fellows Lecture

04 April
2022

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Video: Dr Richard Henderson: Using electron microscopy to understand the molecules of life - Honorary Fellows Lecture

Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry Dr Richard Henderson gives our Honorary Fellows Lecture: Using electron microscopy to understand the molecules of life. 

Image:Professor Eric Lauga: Life in moving fluids - G I TAYLOR LECTURE

23 March
2022

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Professor Eric Lauga: Life in moving fluids - G I TAYLOR LECTURE

Our last lecture during Lent term and before the new series in Michaelmas Term is our G I TAYLOR LECTURE ‘Life in moving fluids’ from Professor Eric Lauga. The lecture will be held 28 March 2022, 18:30 – 19:30 in the Babbage Lecture Theatre, New Museums Site - University of Cambridge.

Image:Tracing the origins of the coronavirus pandemic using phylogenetic network analysis

23 August
2021

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Tracing the origins of the coronavirus pandemic using phylogenetic network analysis

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

Image:A V Hill Lecture - Kings and Queens of the Mountain: Studies of Extreme Physiology in Himalayan Sherpas

23 November
2020

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A V Hill Lecture - Kings and Queens of the Mountain: Studies of Extreme Physiology in Himalayan Sherpas

Dr Andrew Murray, Reader in Metabolic Physiology from the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience discusses the body’s responses to altitude and considers the different evolutionary strategies adopted by Sherpas and other high-altitude dwelling people.

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