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SOCIETY NEWS

New office address from FRIDAY 8 JANUARY 2016

The Society's offices have moved to Room 21, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

Please note the signage displayed when visiting.

(See contact page for further details and office hours)

Departmental Visits

Easter Term 2016

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 on a date in the Easter Term 2016 (Venue and 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 2016 and Michealmas 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

31 March 2016 - deadline for receipt of Research Studentship applications

1 May 2016 - deadline for receipt of Travel Grant application

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events

Forthcoming Lent Term Lectures

Monday 8 February
G I TAYLOR LECTURE - Professor Lord Mair CBE FREng FRS, Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering, Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department of Engineering, will deliver a lecture entitled "Fracking - shale gas extraction and protecting buildings from tunnelling subsidence" at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 22 February
Professor Alastair Compston, Professor Emeritus of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, will deliver a lecture entitled "Campath-1H: how a famous antibody found its disease" at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 7 March
Professor Michele Vendruscolo, Centre for Misfolding Diseases, Department of Chemistry, will deliver a lecture entitled - "Towards a cure for Alzheimer's Disease" at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Friday 18 March EVOLUTION OF LIFE - ONE DAY MEETING - Organisers: Professor Ray Goldstein and Professor Simon Conway Morris, from 9:00am to 5:45pm in the Babbage Lecture Theatre, New Museums Site (please note change of venue).

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

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