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Research Talks

  • Friday, January 18, 2019 - 17:30
    Professor Paul Fletcher, Cambridge Neuroscience
    The brain strives to become a model of the world in which it must survive. It is often more important for it to be functional and efficient than it is to be factually correct. Indeed, there are more
  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 13:10
    Petra Molnar
    Artificial intelligence and automated decision-making is increasingly used in various facets of migration management. From predictions about population movements in the Mediterranean, to Canada’s more
  • Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 13:10
    Robin E Morrison (Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge)
    Western gorillas are one of our closest evolutionary relatives. They have a similar social structure to our own, living in family groups with overlapping ranges and therefore represent an important more
  • Friday, January 25, 2019 - 17:30
    Professor Anya Hurlbert, Newcastle University
    When Turner daubed a red buoy in his seascape Helvoetsluys, what did he mean? In nature, red may repel or attract, signalling toxicity or ripeness, anger, ruddy health or sexual readiness. For Turner more
  • Monday, January 28, 2019 - 17:00
    David Pitt-Watson, Judge Business School
    Today, private pension provision, that is saving which will produce a predictable retirement income, is by far the largest financial asset of British households. Indeed it represents more than half more
  • Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 13:10
    Ann Sofie Cloots
    In 2018, Bitcoin prices plummeted but blockchain applications developed rapidly. Governments have stepped up enforcement actions against ICOs and crypto-exchanges. Those same governments, however, more
  • Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 13:10
    Mr Antranik A. Sefilian
    Observational campaigns, over the last two decades, have revealed a new mystery related to our own Solar System. As it turns out, icy bodies orbiting the Sun beyond the orbit of Neptune exhibit more
  • Friday, February 1, 2019 - 17:30
    Professor Dan-Eric Nilsson, Lund University
    Eyes abound in the animal kingdom. Some are large as basketballs and others are just fractions of a millimetre. Eyes also come in many different types, such as the compound eyes of insects, the more
  • Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 13:10
    Satinder Gill
    Moving well with someone has an aesthetic and ethical quality, be it to shake hands, dance, make music, or have a wonderful conversation. This foregrounds the relational qualities inherent in music, more
  • Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 13:10
    Colleen Rollins (Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge)
    Hallucinations involve perceptions of stimuli that do not exist in the physical world, such as hearing voices or seeing visions. Hallucinations occur not only in schizophrenia, but are experienced by more

Latest news

  • The book containing eight essays based on the 2015 lecture series Development, edited by Drs Torsten Krude and Sara T. Baker, has just been published by Cambridge University Press 

  • Michael Atiyah

    Darwin is sad to hear of the death of Honorary Fellow Sir Michael Atiyah, who has died aged 89.  

    Sir Michael was an immensely distinguished mathematician, who served as Master of Trinity College Cambridge 1990-1997, and was President of the Royal Society 1990-1995. 

    His work in mathematics resulted in him winning the Fields Medal (1966), the Copley medal (1998), and the Abel Prize (2004).  He was knighted in 1983 and was appointed to the Order of Merit in 1992.
    He became an Honorary Fellow of Darwin College in 1992. 

  • Dr Jennifer Mary Schooling, Fellow of Darwin College and Director of the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction,  was awarded an OBE for Services to Engineering and to Digital Construction.


Friday, 18 January, 2019 - 13:15
Newnham Terrace
Friday, 18 January, 2019 - 17:30
LMH, Lady Mitchell Hall
Friday, 18 January, 2019 - 17:30
LMH, Lady Mitchell Hall
Tuesday, 22 January, 2019 - 13:10
The Richard King Room, Darwin College
Tuesday, 22 January, 2019 - 18:00
The Old Library
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