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SOCIETY NEWS

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 Lent Term and Michaelmas 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

 

Events

Forthcoming Lent Term Lectures

Monday 28 January 2019
Professor Vikram Deshpande, Department of Engineering will deliver the G I TAYLOR Lecture entitled "Fluctuations in the life of a cell: maintaining order amidst disorder" at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Wednesday 6 February 2019
Professor Sir John E Walker FRS FMedSci, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Medical Research Council, Mitochondrial Biology Unit will deliver the HONORARY FELLOWS Lecture entitled "The Fuel of Life" at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 11 February 2019
Professor Caucher Birkar, DPMMS will deliver a Lecture entitled "When algebra meets geometry " at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 25 February 2019
Professor Pier Lambiase FRCP FHRS Professor of Cardiology, University College and St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London will deliver the A V HILL Lecture entitled "Cardiac Arrest: From Genes to Mechanisms to Mind " at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 11 March 2019
Dr Michael Ramage, Department of Architecture will deliver a Lecture entitled "Supertall Timber: impossibly high wooden skyscrapers " 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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