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SOCIETY NEWS

Access to the Society Offices from Friday 28 August 2015

Access to the Society Offices in the Arts School is from the New Museums Site entrance only. The Bene't Street entrance is now closed.

Access for all Society Fellows will be limited to the stairways only, through the Arts School to the Society Offices on the Second Floor. Please note the signage displayed when visiting.

(See contact page for details and office hours)

Departmental Visits

Michaelmas Term 2015

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 THE HERBARIUM in the Sainsbury Labortory, Department of Plant Sciences on a 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 Michaelmas Term 2015 and Lent Term 2016 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 2015 - deadline for receipt of Research Studentship applications

1 November 2015 - deadline for receipt of Travel Grant applications

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events

Forthcoming Michaelmas Term Lectures

Monday 12 October
LARMOR LECTURE - Professor Benjamin D Simons, Herchel Smith Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, will deliver a lecture entitled - "Dicing with fate: the statistical physics of stem cell biology" at 6:00pm in the Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 26 October
Professor Nick Butterfield, Department of Earth Sciences, will deliver a lecture entitled "On the origin of animals, and the invention of the modern biosphere" at 6:00pm in the Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 9 November
Professor Simon Laughlin FRS, Department of Zoology, will deliver a lecture entitled "The human brain - a lesson in green technology" at 6:00pm in the Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Wednesday 11 November

HONORARY FELLOWS LECTURE - Professor Roger Y Tsien ForMemRS, Department of Pharmacology, Chemistry and HHMI, University of California, San Diego, USA will deliver a lecture "Molecules against cancer or for very long-term memory" at 6.00pm in the Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 23 November
Professor Anne Ferguson Smith, Department of Genetics, will deliver a lecture entitled - "Epigenetic inheritance and parent-of-origin effects" at 6:00pm in the Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested