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Departmental Visits

Lent 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 SCOTT POLAR RESEARCH INSTITUTE on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 at 4:30pm.

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 2015 and Michaelmas Term 2015 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

1 February 2015 - deadline for receipt of Travel Grant applications

31 March 2015 - deadline for receipt of Research Studentship applications

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events

Forthcoming Lent Term Lectures

Friday 9 January 2015

ONE DAY MEETING, "BIOMIMETICS"- Organised by Dr Silvia Vigolini, Department of Chemistry, from 9.00am to 5.05pm in the Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 26 January
G I TAYLOR LECTURE - Professor Eugene Terentjev, Department of Physics, will deliver a lecture entitled "Understanding the physics of molecular motors" at 6:00pm in the Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 9 February
Professor Sir Colin Humphreys CBE FREng FRS, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, will deliver a lecture entitled "Lighting the future: next generation LED lighting to save energy and improve our health" at 6:00pm in the Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 23 February
A V HILL LECTURE - Professor Sir David Weatherall FRS, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, Oxford, will deliver a lecture entitled "Science and the quiet art revisited" at 6:00pm in the Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 9 March
Professor Malcolm Bolton FREng, Department of Engineering, will deliver a lecture entitled "Between rock and a hard place: soil, the ambiguous material" at 6:00pm in the Bristol Myers-Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested