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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Nov

Upcoming event

Pain: Why does it exist, how does it work and how can we more effectively treat it?

Professor Ewan St. John Smith

  • 11 November 2024, 18:00 – 19:00
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre

A V Hill Lecture

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News

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The Cambridge Philosophical Society seeks to fill the key post of Executive Secretary from a date in early Autumn 2024.

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Anglia Ruskin University and the Cambridge Philosophical Society are requesting applications for two PhD studentships, due to start in September 2024.

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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 Studentships, 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.

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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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