Nathan Pitt, Lee Hall

Events

From seminars to salsa, we have a full diary of events

Ed Gamble

WCSA Howler - Ed Gamble

21/01/2019 at 20.00

First Howler of 2019 with Ed Gamble

Tony Raven

Wolfson Entrepreneurs: What can Cambridge Enterprise do for you?

22/01/2019 at 17.45

The CEO of Cambridge Enterprise will speak about the commercialisation arm of the University of Cambridge, formed to help students and staff commercialise their expertise and ideas.

Karl Marx Wolfson Explores Transformation

Humanities Seminar: When did Marx think capitalism would fall?

22/01/2019 at 17.45

Professor Gareth Stedman Jones' research focuses on Marx and nineteenth-century socialism; he is currently writing a biography of Karl Marx. He will address Marx's view of what capitalism was and how it might end.

Yoga in Lee Hall with Martin Bond

Yoga with Martin Bond

22/01/2019 at 18.15

Join Martin Bond for a free session of yoga. All welcome. 

freestocks-org woman with phone/unsplash

Lunchtime Seminar - Bullying & Cyberbullying: protective factors and effective interventions

23/01/2019 at 13.00

This lunchtime lecture will focus on the nature and dynamics of bullying and cyberbullying, together with factors that protect children from bullying and cyberbullying, and effective interventions.

curved book shelves in a library

Skills for Academic Success - How to Get Your Work Published

24/01/2019 at 18.00

The Skills for Academic Success programme is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop skills that will support your academic endeavours.

    Noodles

    Noodle Club - English conversation

    25/01/2019 at 13.00

    A chance to practice your speaking English in a relaxed and friendly setting

    Ryan-Rhys Griffiths

    Science Society Lecture - the rise of machine learning and its relevance for the natural sciences

    25/01/2019 at 17.45

    This talk will highlight some of the major advances in machine learning over the past five years and discuss how the Lee Group is applying Machine Learning to problems in the natural sciences.

    Humanities @ Wolfson

    Humanities Society - Shakespeare, King James, and the Northern Yorkists

    29/01/2019 at 17.45

    Focusing on Shakespeare's most trenchant response to the Stuart accession, Macbeth, this talk will consider the use of Yorkism as a basis of an Anglo-Scottish conception of statehood.

    Yoga in Lee Hall with Martin Bond

    Yoga with Martin Bond

    29/01/2019 at 18.15

    Join Martin Bond for a free session of yoga. All welcome. 

    DNA/chromosome

    Lunchtime Seminar - CRISPR, the next generation of medicines

    30/01/2019 at 13.00

    Since the advent of CRISPR genome editing in 2012, basic and applied science has been transformed.

    microscopes

    Skills for Academic Success - Structuring a Concise Logical Argument: How to Write a Science Essay

    31/01/2019 at 18.00

    The Skills for Academic Success programme is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop skills that will support your academic endeavours.

    Noodles

    Noodle Club - English conversation

    01/02/2019 at 13.00

    A chance to practice your speaking English in a relaxed and friendly setting

    David Izuogo

    Science Society Lecture - Room temperature single-molecule magnets for quantum computing: Serendipity or design?

    01/02/2019 at 17.45

    This talk will look at the future of quantum computers and what is required to make quantum computers commercially available.

    Humanities @ Wolfson

    Humanities Society - How Churchill Waged War

    05/02/2019 at 17.45

    In this talk, based on his research for his book, Allen Packwood will attempt to look behind the icon and the oratory and to examine how Churchill operated as Prime Minister.

    seated person taking notes

    Skills for Academic Success - Best Practices in Note Making

    07/02/2019 at 18.00

    The Skills for Academic Success programme is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop skills that will support your academic endeavours.

    woman in wolfson scarf

    Postgraduate Mentoring Reception

    07/02/2019 at 18.30

    Master's and PhD students are invited to the third mentoring event of the year.

    Halfway drinks 2018

    Half-way Drinks

    08/02/2019 at 18.00

    A night exclusively for students of Wolfson College (full time and part time) to mark us being halfway through the academic year! This is a chance to discuss plans for the future and how the Development Office can support you both during and after your studies.

     

    The drinks are followed by Formal Hall, which students will need to book onto separately if they wish to attend.

     

    Music @ Wolfson

    Wolfson College Service

    12/02/2019 at 18.15

    Followed by a drinks’ reception. All welcome!

    typing on laptop

    Skills for Academic Success - Mindful technology and beating digital distractions

    14/02/2019 at 18.00

    The Skills for Academic Success programme is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop skills that will support your academic endeavours.

    Jane Clarke by Kevin Low

    Science Society Lecture: How do multidomain proteins avoid misfolding, and how can women avoid the pitfalls in their scientific career paths?

    15/02/2019 at 17.45

    The President, Professor Jane Clarke will speak about strategies that proteins have evolved to prevent misfolding, as well as strategies to help women professionally.

    Junior Prime Brass conducted by Christopher Lawrence

    Lunchtime Concert: Junior Prime Brass

    16/02/2019 at 13.30

    The Bursar of Wolfson College, Christopher Lawrence, conducts this group of talented young brass players.

    Humanities

    Humanities Society: An impossible method? Agreeing to disagree about comparison in anthropology

    19/02/2019 at 17.45

    This talk asks what if anything this situation tells us about anthropology as a discipline and about comparison beyond anthropology.

    rolling up a yoga mat

    Skills for Academic Success - Posture workshop

    20/02/2019 at 18.00

    The Skills for Academic Success programme is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop skills that will support your academic endeavours.

    man in hammock reading

    Skills for Academic Success - Relaxation workshop

    20/02/2019 at 19.15

    The Skills for Academic Success programme is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop skills that will support your academic endeavours.

    selective focus on microphone

    Skills for Academic Success - How to Pitch Your Research

    21/02/2019 at 18.00

    The Skills for Academic Success programme is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop skills that will support your academic endeavours.

    NASA, ESA, Martin Kornmesser (ESA/Hubble)

    Science Society Lecture - My part in the discovery of the black hole in Cygnus X-1

    22/02/2019 at 17.45

    Professor Paul Murdin will talk about his role in the discovery of the source of celestial X-rays in the constellation Cygnus.

    Music @ Wolfson

    Music & Madeira

    22/02/2019 at 21.00

    Recital in the Lee Hall following Formal Hall

    Humanities at Wolfson

    Humanities Society - Atoms for Peace (and War): a history of the Italian nuclear programme during the Cold War

    26/02/2019 at 17.45

    This lecture will examine the history of Italy’s civilian nuclear program by looking at the social, cultural, diplomatic and economic meanings different actors assigned to atomic energy,

    workers with palm fronds making baskets

    Lunchtime Seminar - Towards a socially conscious evolutionary science of culture

    27/02/2019 at 13.00

    Attempts to apply evolutionary models and thinking to human societies have a dark past, ranging from Darwin's own characterisation of 'civilised' versus 'savage' races, to social Darwinism and eugenics, and the more recent efforts of some evolutionary psychologists to naturalise oppressive social stereotypes.
     

    pile of clocks

    Skills for Academic Success - Time management

    28/02/2019 at 18.00

    The Skills for Academic Success programme is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop skills that will support your academic endeavours.

    Music @ Wolfson

    Lunchtime Concert: Jinfeng Li piano recital

    02/03/2019 at 13.00

    Recital to mark the PhD graduation of Dr Jinfeng Li 

    Humanities @ Wolfson

    Humanities Society - Musicians, Tazkiras, and the scattering of Mughal Delhi: where music went after Muhammad Shah

    05/03/2019 at 17.45

    Jamshed, who invented the wineglass—what happened to him?
    Where did those gatherings go? Where, that music and drinking?
    - Mir Taqi Mir (1723-1810)

    Cool liquid crystals diagram

    Lunchtime Seminar - Cool liquid crystals

    06/03/2019 at 13.00

    Ccooling based on pressure-driven thermal changes in liquid crystals promise novel environmentally friendly cooling technologies with high energy efficiencies.

    diary

    Skills for Academic Success - Revision and Exam Skills

    07/03/2019 at 18.00

    The Skills for Academic Success programme is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop skills that will support your academic endeavours.

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    Lunchtime Concert: Cambridge University Brass Ensemble

    09/03/2019 at 13.30

    A varied programme for brass quintet including works by Victor Ewald and Malcolm Arnold

    Humanities @ Wolfson

    Humanities Society - Politics gone missing

    12/03/2019 at 17.45

    This talk examines the political production and use of ‘missing people’ as a political, but ostensibly apolitical, category.

    clouds

    Skills for Academic Success - Keeping Mentally Well

    14/03/2019 at 18.00

    The Skills for Academic Success programme is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop skills that will support your academic endeavours.

    WOLFSON EXPLORES Transformation

    Lent Term Concert: The Feminine Mystique

    17/03/2019 at 19.30

    Works for choir and solo by female composers 
     

    Rebecca Kilner

    Transformation of life: How behaviour shapes evolution

    22/03/2019 at 17.45

    Professor Rebecca Kilner tells us about how behaviour itself can shape the course of evolutionary change.

    Professor Lloyd Peck

    Science Society Lecture - There be monsters: adaptations in Antarctic marine animals

    03/05/2019 at 16.45

    This talk presents data on biological processes in Antarctic marine species, and then shows why the impact of low temperature on protein synthesis is the likely reason for the results

    May Bumps 2018

    The May Bumps

    15/06/2019 at 13.00

    Support team Wolfson as they compete in the 2019 May Bumps! Ticket includes nibbles and two drinks. Parking can be purchased separately, subject to availability.

    Alumni reunion 2018

    2019 Alumni Reunion & Dinner

    21/09/2019 at 10.00

    A great weekend to visit Wolfson and reconnect with your fellow Alumni! This year, we will be celebrating the following matriculation years: 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014.