This week at Wolfson: view all the upcoming College events

Easter Term 2022

As the Easter Term kicks off, find out about all the unique and inspirational events happening at Wolfson in the next few weeks.

Easter Term 2022

There's lots on this week, including the Wolfson World Poetry Night with poet and Visiting Fellow, Geoffrey Brock (Wed 27 April), the Wolfson Enterprise Competition Final (Thurs 28 April), and this year's Wolfson Research Event (29-30 April). 

This is also the last chance to catch the exhibition from 'John Atkin: The Made and the Unmade' in the Combination Room (above the Porters' Lodge).  The exhibition features drawings, sketchbook pages, and ceramic sculptures.  

Next week, both the Science and Humanities societies start their regular weekly talks, the Music society begins its Lunchtime Concert Series, and the Green Society has arranged various events for Cambridge Green Week, so stay tuned!

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Upcoming events

Wolfson World Poetry Night

Cheese and wine from 18.30; readings start at 19.00.

Wed 27 April, 18.30

Combination Room (above Porters' Lodge)

Wolfson Enterprise Competition Final

Join us from 15.00 for the Wolfson Enterprise Competition 2022 Finals, where the top-ranked teams will pitch their ideas to our expert panel of judges.

Thur 28 April, 15.00

Lee Hall

Wolfson Research Event

This two-day programme features a packed schedule of 15 speakers, 14 poster presentations, and three keynotes.

Fri 29 April - Sat 30 April, 11.00

Lee Hall

John Atkin: The Made and the Unmade

An exclusive Wolfson exhibition exploring traditional skills such as découpage, drawing, and painting.

Sat 30 April - Sun 1 May, 10:00 - 17.00

Combination Room (above Porters' Lodge)

Cambridge Green Week

Green Officers from various Colleges have self-organised a green, inclusive and diverse series of events from . Everything from a Mega Clothes Swap to intersectional small group discussions to Green Formals!

Mon 2 - Sun 8 May

Various locations

Legal Sustainability: The need to rethink Law holistically

This lecture describes how the law can provide tools to leverage the political goal of combatting climate change.

Tue 3 May, 16.30-17.30

Gatsby Room (Chancellor's Centre)

Writing about democracy in the age of Modi & Trump

Drinks and nibbles will be available from 17.45.

Tue 3 May, 18.00-19.00

Gatsby Room (Chancellor's Centre) & Zoom

In-situ Monitoring of Photocatalytic Processes

Drinks and nibbles will be available from 17.45.

Friday 6 May, 17.45-19.00

Gatsby Room (Chancellor's Centre)

In Love: A Recital of English and Italian Madrigals

A performance of Madrigals inspired by experiences of love. Featuring the music of Claudio Monteverdi, William Byrd & The Real Group.

Sat 7 May, 13.30-14.30

Lee Hall


What's on

Professor Helle Porsdam

Humanities Society: Science as a Cultural Human Right

24/05/2022 at 17.45

Join Professor Helle Porsdam for an evening talk which focuses on the right to science – a little known but potentially powerful human right.

Ellie Bladon, PhD student in the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge

Science Society: Parental care: an evolutionary case of “use it or lose it”

27/05/2022 at 17.45

Phenotypic plasticity enables animals to flexibly adjust their behaviour to their social environment – sometimes through the expression of adaptive traits that have not been exhibited for several generations. The ability to revive these ‘ghosts of adaptations past’ could prove beneficial for populations living in a changing world.

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Working on Your Dissertation

28/05/2022 at 10.00

This workshop will cover several aspects of formatting and proofreading a dissertation.

Kill or Cure poster

Art exhibition: 'Kill or Cure'

28/05/2022 at 10.00

Lethal or life-giving? Wolfson's exciting contemporary art exhibition explores the potential of animals, plants, and substances from the natural world to ‘Kill’ and/or ‘Cure’ (open to the public Saturday and Sundays, 10am - 5pm).

Daniel Phillips playing violin and Victor Wang playing Piano

Music Society Lunchtime Concert: Daniel Phillips & Victor Wang

28/05/2022 at 13.30

Join us live in the Lee Hall for an hour-long lunchtime concert of violin and piano, performed by Daniel Phillips and Victor Wang.