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Research Talks

  • Friday, January 19, 2018 - 17:30
    David Olusoga, Historian & Broadcaster
    Abstract not available
  • Friday, January 26, 2018 - 17:30


    Speaker to be confirmed
    Abstract not available
  • Friday, February 2, 2018 - 17:30
    Professor Petra Schwille, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry
    Abstract not available
  • Friday, February 9, 2018 - 17:30
    Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
    Abstract not available
  • Friday, February 16, 2018 - 17:30
    Professor Eva Harris, University of California, Berkeley
    Abstract not available
  • Friday, February 23, 2018 - 17:30
    Professor Alison Bashford, University of Cambridge
    Abstract not available
  • Friday, March 2, 2018 - 17:30
    Professor Sir Andre Geim, Nobel Laureate, University of Manchester
    Abstract not available
  • Friday, March 9, 2018 - 17:30
    Professor Ian Couzin, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology
    Abstract not available

Latest news

  • Thanks to recent technological advances, scientists can take cells from an adult individual, for example skin cells from the arm, and use specific growth conditions to return the cells to an early embryonic state. The resulting induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) can develop into any type of cell, such as muscle cells, red blood cells or brain cells. As iPSCs can be differentiated into cells that are normally hard to access, they offer a stepping stone for researchers studying disease. Creating an iPSC is highly complicated, so only a small number of laboratories do it. An even smaller number of them annotate their cells in a way that makes them useful for other scientists to use, so the demand for high-quality iPSCs from healthy people is very high. Continued...

  • Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith and Professor Chris Bishop have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society.

  • Park Geun-hye: How identity politics fuelled South Korean scandal. Today's BBC article by Dr Nilsson-Wright, Darwin College Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Japanese Politics and the International Relations of East Asia, and Senior Research Fellow for Northeast Asia, Asia Program, Chatham House


Saturday, 27 May, 2017 - 18:00
Vancouver hosted by the Master
Monday, 29 May, 2017 (All day)
Tuesday, 30 May, 2017 - 18:00
The Old Library
Wednesday, 31 May, 2017 - 18:00
The Old Library
Saturday, 3 June, 2017 (All day)
Ascension Parish Burial Ground, Cambridge CB3, UK
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