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Research Talks

  • Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 13:10
    Dr Tanya Hutter, Department of Chemistry
    Chemical sensors can detect the presence and monitor the concentration of chemical compounds. There is a need to measure all sorts of chemicals around us; there is a need to know the quality of the more
  • Friday, February 12, 2016 - 17:30
    Dr Frank Ledwidge, Barrister, Writer and Lecturer
    Abstract The failed British military campaigns in Basra and Helmand followed similar courses. They began confidently, followed by defeat in the field and US military bail-out. The enemies of UK more
  • Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 13:10
    Mike Clark, Media, faith and security
    Following the attacks on the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo in Paris in Janurary 2015, statements were issued by both Hassan Nasrallah, Secretary-General of Hezbollah, and Muqtada al-Sadr, leader of more
  • Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 13:10
    Amir Chaudhry
    Unikernels are a new way of creating software for the modern cloud and word of their benefits is beginning to spread, especially around security and portability. Recently, they’ve also achieved some more
  • Friday, February 19, 2016 - 17:30
    Professor Barbara Sahakian, University of Cambridge
    Abstract There is nothing more important than good brain health and wellbeing throughout our lives. Yet while many people are concerned with their physical health and utilise wearable tech and more
  • Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 13:10
    Dr Thomas Maguire, Department of Politics and International Studies
    Dr Thomas Maguire will be presenting findings from research in Kenya and the UK that fed into the recent publication of the Royal United Service Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) more
  • Friday, February 26, 2016 - 17:30
    Professor Nick Davies, University of Cambridge
    Abstract In the final paragraph of The Origin of Species, Charles Darwin leaves us with the vision of Nature as an "entangled bank", where individuals struggle to survive and reproduce in more
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 13:10
    Dr Jenneke van der Wal, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages
    How do you indicate what is most important in your message? In English you can use intonation: "We're going to DARWIN College". Many African languages, however, have fascinating other more
  • Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 13:10
    Hannah Jongsma, Department of Phychiatry
    In this talk, I will give a brief introduction to the clinical and epidemiological characteristics of psychotic disorders. I will give an overview of the incidence of the disorders, as well as more
  • Friday, March 4, 2016 - 17:30
    Dr Thomas C Schelling, University of Maryland
    Abstract The Prisoners' Dilemma: An Unsympathetic Critique The most popular, most famous, most mentioned exemplar in game theory, especially in the social sciences, is the 'prisoners more

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