200th Anniversary of the Society, 1819 to 2019 To celebrate our anniversary the Society will have an exhibition at the University Library (March-September 2019), the publication of a new book on its history, a specially themed two-day meeting “The Futures of Sciences” (21-22 March 2019 for programme and further information ...) as well as our usual events throughout the year.

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

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.

Lent and Easter Terms 2019

The next Department visit will be in the Lent Term to the Cavendish Museum in the Cavendish Laboratory on Tuesday 22 January 2019.

Due to ongoing building works, the visit to the Cambridge Steam and Technology Museum, Cheddars Lane will now take place on Thurday 25 April 2019 in the Easter Term.

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

Fortcoming Grant applications

1 February 2019 - deadline for receipt of Travel Grant application

31 March 2019 - deadline for receipt of Research Studentship applications


Venue and START TIME for Michaelmas Term 2018 and Lent Term 2019 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



Forthcoming Michaelmas Term Lectures

Monday 19 November 2018
Professor Simon Tavare FRS FMedSci, DAMTP, CRUK CI and Columbia Unviersity, New York will deliver a lecture entitled "The combinatorics of spaghetti hoops" at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested


Thursday 21 March and Friday 22 March 2019

200th Anniversary TWO DAY MEETING "The Futures of Sciences" - Organiser: Professor Simon Conway Morris, Thursday 21 March from 1:15pm to 5:15pm and Friday 22 March 2019 from 9:00am to 5:15pm in the Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street.

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


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