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Research Talks

  • Friday, January 17, 2020 - 17:30
    Dr Adam Rutherford, Author, Broadcaster
    Abstract not available
  • Friday, January 24, 2020 - 17:30
    Professor Sean Carroll, Caltech
    One of the great intellectual achievements of the twentieth century was the theory of quantum mechanics, according to which observational results can only be predicted probabilistically rather than more
  • Monday, January 27, 2020 - 17:00
    Professor Martin Daunton (Cambridge) and Dr Marc Buggeln (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
    Abstract not available
  • Friday, January 31, 2020 - 17:30
    Dr Jo Marchant, Journalist, Author
    Abstract not available
  • Friday, February 7, 2020 - 17:30
    Dr James Grime, Mathematician, Lecturer
    Alan Turing was one of our great 20th century mathematicians, and a pioneer of computer science. However, he may best be remembered as one of the leading code breakers of Bletchley Park during World more
  • Monday, February 10, 2020 - 17:00
    Dr Anthony Hotson (Centre for Financial History, University of Cambridge)
    City financiers of the late seventeenth century were enthusiastic creators of foundations supporting hospitals, schools and almshouses in London and further afield. Funds were desperately needed more
  • Friday, February 14, 2020 - 17:30
    Dr Tiffany Watt Smith, Queen Mary, University of London
    How did people once die of nostalgia? Why did Victorians invent boredom? And why did a self-help author in the 16th century encourage his readers to practice feeling sad? The stories we tell more
  • Friday, February 21, 2020 - 17:30
    Professor Erik Kwakkel, University of British Columbia
    The defining feature of the medieval manuscript—the premodern book at the heart of this lecture—is that its contents have been written rather than printed. A compelling feature of written text from more
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 17:00
    Sir Anthony Seldon (University of Buckingham)
    Abstract not available
  • Friday, February 28, 2020 - 17:30
    Professor Tamsin Mather, University of Oxford
    Volcanoes are spectacular natural phenomena. Earth has experienced volcanism since its beginnings and observing a volcanic eruption is a truly primeval experience. Volcanoes have shaped our planet more

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  • Darwin is delighted to welcome our first Harding Distinguished Postgraduate Scholar, Jonathan So.  Jonathan is commencing PhD research on probabilistic representation learning in the Department of Engineering.  He joins us from University College London, having previously worked as a software developer.

  • Kiyoshi Nagai

    The College is deeply saddened to announce the death of Emeritus Fellow Dr Kiyoshi Nagai, who died on 27 September 2019 after a short illness. 

    Dr Nagai was a structural biologist at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, who was known for his work on the mechanism of RNA splicing and structures of the spliceosome.


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Sunday, 5 January, 2020 (All day)
Monday, 6 January, 2020 - 12:30
Richard King Room
Tuesday, 14 January, 2020 (All day)
Wednesday, 15 January, 2020 - 13:00
Newnham Terrace
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