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Research Talks

  • Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 13:10
    Dr Leon Kapetas, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
    In 1950 only 30% of the worlds population used to live in cities. This figure has gone up to 55% today and is expected that by 2050, 2 in 3 people will live in cities. This rapid and intense more
  • Friday, January 19, 2018 - 17:30
    Mr David Olusoga, Historian & Broadcaster
    David Olusoga is an Anglo-Nigerian historian, broadcaster and author. Amongst other work, David presented and produced BAFTA award winning Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners for the BBC, in more
  • Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 13:10
    Dr Laura Buck, University of Cambridge
    Homo sapiens has a global distribution, a remarkable achievement for a tropical ape. Adaptations enabling this colonisation are intriguing given suggestions that humans exhibits high levels of more
  • Friday, January 26, 2018 - 17:30
    Professor Chandran Kukathas, LSE
    Abstract not available
  • Monday, January 29, 2018 - 17:00
    Dr Alejandra Irigoin, London School of Economics and Political Science
    Abstract not available
  • Friday, February 2, 2018 - 17:30
    Professor Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll, University of Birmingham
    Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll is an artist and the Professorial Chair of Global Art at the University of Birmingham. Khadija is the author of the book Art in the Time of Colony and the forthcoming more
  • Friday, February 9, 2018 - 17:30
    Mr Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
    Filippo Grandi became the 11th United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on 1 January 2016. He was elected by the UN General Assembly to serve a five-year term, until 31 December 2020. As High more
  • Monday, February 12, 2018 - 17:00
    Dr Aaron Graham
    The emergence of imperial and colonial joint-stock banks in Britain and its imperial territories between 1800 and 1850 created new challenges of regulation for the British state. What should they more
  • Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 13:10
    Eva Agapaki, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge
    The cost of modelling existing industrial facilities is currently considered to counteract the benefits of the model in managing and retrofitting the facility. 90% of the modelling cost is typically more
  • Friday, February 16, 2018 - 17:30
    Professor Eva Harris, University of California, Berkeley
    Abstract not available

Latest news

  • Dr Hutter's company, SensorHut Ltd, received ’highly commended’ at Cambridge Independent’s Science and Technology Award.

  • A study by Dr Alison Macintosh, Darwin College Research Fellow, to compare ancient and living female bones shows that women from early agricultural eras had stronger arms than the rowers of Cambridge University’s famously competitive boat club. Researchers say the findings suggest a “hidden history” of gruelling manual labour performed by women that stretched across millennia.

  • Congratulations to Darwin Fellow Dr Richard Henderson, who has today been announced as a winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, together with Jacques Dubochet and Joachim Frank for their work on cryo-electron microscopy!

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Monday, 8 January, 2018 - 12:30
Richard King Room
Tuesday, 9 January, 2018 - 18:00
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