Bredon House

Science Society

This archive features recordings of most Science Society webinars from Lent 2020 onward.

Bredon House

Adaptations of Antarctic Marine Animals and Changing Environments
Professor Lloyd Peck (Science Leader of Biodiversity, Evolution and Adaptation Team, British Antarctic Survey & Fellow of Wolfson College)

Watch the recording from 11 June 2021

 

Ageing in Harmony: Music’s Impact on Health & Well-being in Older Adults
Bill Ahessy (Heath Service Executive, Ireland)

Watch the recording from 21 May 2021

 

The keys to the past: a mixed-methods approach to reconstructing the 1812 eruption of La Soufrière St. Vincent
Dr Jazmin Scarlett (Independent Researcher)

Watch the recording from 14 May 2021

 

Diseases without Borders: what can we do to combat the next pandemic
Professor James Wood (Head of Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Fellow of Wolfson College)

Watch the recording from 7 May 2021

 

Stories from Tree Rings
Dr Claudia Hartl (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)

Watch the recording from 30 April 2021

 

Empire in Mesopotamia… Felled by Dust?
Dr Stacy Carolin (Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge)

Watch the recording from 19 March 2021

 

Challenges in Building a Career in Discoveries and Their Translation; Journey to the Unknown
Professor Hala Zreiqat (University of Sydney)

Watch the recording from 12 March 2021

 

Back to the Future: Ice Cores and Climate Science
Dr Helene Hoffmann (Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College)

Watch the recording from 26 February 2021

 

Designing Emotionally Intelligent Social Robots for Applications Involving Children
Ms De'Aira Bryant (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Watch the recording from 19 February 2021

 

Scientific Publishing and the Academic Incentive Structure
Mr Ben Farrar (PhD student, University of Cambridge)

Watch the recording from 12 February 2021

 

Causes and Consequences of Gut Microbiome Variation in Wild Birds
Dr Gabrielle Davidson (Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge & Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College)

Watch the recording from 4 December 2020

 

Developing New Genomics Technologies to Map DNA Epigenetic Modifications in Human, Parasites and Cancer
Dr Sergio Martinez Cuesta (Research Associate, University of Cambridge)

Watch the recording from 27 November 2020

 

Interpretable Machine Learning in Oncology: From Bench to Bedside
Dr Zohreh Shams (Former Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge)

Watch the recording from 20 November 2020

 

Martian Deserts on Earth
Anika Mehlis (Analogue Astronaut at Austrian Space Forum & Universität Bielefeld)

Watch the recording from 13 November 2020

 

The Science of Compassion in Healthcare
Dr Sophie Ames (Clinical Psychologist)

Watch the recording from 6 November 2020

 

Seeing What Everybody Thinks but Seeing What No One has Thought
Professor Rana Dajani (Hashemite University)

Watch the recording from 30 October 2020

 

Popping For Parkinson's: The Power of Dance
Mr Simone Sistarelli (Founder of Popping For Parkinson's)

Watch the recording from 23 October 2020

 

Sustainability, Welfare, and Political Change
Professor Donald M. Broom (Emeritus Professor of Animal Welfare, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge)

Watch the recording from 12 June 2020

 

 

Why Can't I Get Rid of This Belief?
Dr Anabela Pinto (Research Associate, Wolfson College)

Watch the recording from 5 June 2020

 

 

Working in Research Through the COVID-19 Crisis
Professor Gordon Dougan (Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge and Fellow at Wolfson College)

Watch the recording from 29 May 2020

 

 

How to Breed Better Politicians
Dr Joel Peck (Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge)

Watch the recording from 15 May 2020

 

What's on

Queer milieu poster

Humanities Society: Places of Tenderness and Heat - The Queer Milieu of Fin-de-Siècle St. Petersburg

17/05/2022 at 17.45

Join Dr Olga Petri on a narrated tour of late imperial St. Petersburg and its male queer milieu.

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Wolfson Termly Christian Service

17/05/2022 at 18.15

Take some quiet time out at the end of a busy day and share in this act of College worship.

Dr Sam Roberts

Science Society: What were the first molecules of life on Earth?

20/05/2022 at 17.45

What were the first molecules of life on earth? Join Dr Sam Roberts for a deep dive into why DNA and RNA have become the key molecules of life.

Kill or Cure poster

New exhibition: 'Kill or Cure'

21/05/2022 at 10.00

Lethal or life-giving? Wolfson's exciting new art exhibition explores the potential within elements of the natural world to ‘Kill’ and/or ‘Cure’, depending on applications, dose and usage (Saturday and Sundays, 10am - 5pm).

Professor Helle Porsdam

Humanities Society - Science as a Cultural Human Right

24/05/2022 at 18.00

The Humanities Society organises regular talks spanning a wide range of topics. Every Tuesday during term time. Register to receive zoom details.

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