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SOCIETY NEWS

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)

Departmental Visits

Lent Term 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.

The next Department visit will be in the Lent Term 2018 for a guided tour of the Brighton Building the Department of Earth Sciences storehouse (date 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 Lent Term 2018 and Michaelmas Term 2018 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

Fortcoming Grant applications

31 March 2018 - deadline for receipt of Research Studentship applications

1 February 2018 - deadline for receipt of Travel Grant application

Events

Forthcoming Lent Term Lectures

Monday 29 January 2018 G I TAYLOR LECTURE - Professor Pietro Cicuta, Professor of Biological Physics, Biological and Soft Systems, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics, will deliver a lecture entitled "Waves in the airways: a carpet of microscopic rowers keeps us alive" at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Wednesday 7 February 2018
HONORARY FELLOWS LECTURE - Professor Dame Ann Dowling OM DBE FRS FREng, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, will deliver a lecture entitled "Towards a silent aircraft" at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 12 February 2018
Professor Richard Harrison, Department of Earth Sciences, will deliver a lecture entitled "Magnetic microscopy of meteorites: probing the magnetic state of the early solar system " at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 26 February 2018
A V HILL LECTURE - Professor Roger Lemon, Sobell Chair of Neurophysiology, Institute of Neurology, University College London, will deliver a lecture entitled "The cortex and the hand of the primate: a special relationship " at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 12 March 2018
Professor Mark Warner FRS, Professor of Theoretical Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics, will deliver a lecture entitled "New micro-machines, new materials" at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Friday 23 March 2018 WHAT WE DON'T KNOW ABOUT THE UNIVERSE: FROM THE VERY SMALL TO THE VERY BIG - ONE DAY MEETING - Organisers: Professor David Tong and Professor Ron Horgan, from 9:00am to 5:15pm in the Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site.

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