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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

Michaelmas Term 2017

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 Department visit will be in the Michaelmas Term 2017 for a guided history tour of the New Museums Site on Tuesday 31 October 2017.

Autumn Visit 2017

There will be an additional Autumn Visit for 2017 in the Michaelmas Term to the Great Fen at Ramsey, Cambridgeshires. The visit will be open to all Fellows of the Society on Thursday 9 November 2017.

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 Michaelmas Term 2017 and Lent Term 2018 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

30 September 2017 - deadline for receipt of Research Studentship applications

1 November 2017 - deadline for receipt of Travel Grant application

Events

Forthcoming Michaelmas Term Lectures

Monday 9 October 2017
LARMOR LECTURE - Professor Didier Queloz, Battcock Centre for Experimental Astrophysics, Cavendish Laboratory, will deliver a lecture entitled "Exoplanets, on the hunt of Universal life " at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 23 October 2017
Professor Gopal Madabhushi, Geotechnical and Environmental Research Group, Department of Engineering, will deliver a lecture entitled "On dangerous ground: understanding earthquake induced soil liquefaction" at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 6 November 2017
Professor Richard Durbin FRS, Department of Genetics and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, will deliver a lecture entitled "Three phases of genome sequencing and their consequences for science and medicine" at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Monday 20 November 2017
Professor Zoe Kourtzi, Professor of Experimental Psychology,Department of Experimental Psychology, will deliver a lecture entitled "Strategic brain routes for learning and plasticity" at 6:00pm in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

Advance Notice- Lent Term 2018

Friday 23 March 2018WHAT WE DON'T KNOW ABOUT THE UNIVERSE: FROM THE VERY SMALL TO THE VERY BIG - ONE DAY MEETING - Organisers: Professor David Tong and Professor Ron Horgan, from 9:00am to 5:00pm in the Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site.

Entry is Free and open to all who are interested

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