Bredon House

Science Society

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

Bredon House

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

WRE 2021

(Virtual) Wolfson Research Event 2021

28/04/2021 at 10.00

The 2021 Wolfson Research Event takes place from 28 April to 4 May. Browse through the schedule and register below.

Chaukidari  Enquiry Committee 1938-40

Humanities Society - The World of the Village Watchman in Colonial Eastern India

04/05/2021 at 18.00

The Humanities Society organises regular talks during term time. During Easter term 2021, all talks take place as zoom webinars, make sure to register.

Dr Nicola Rollock

Lee Lecture - The Rules of Racial Standing: Race and Racism in the Era of the Public Lynching of George Floyd

05/05/2021 at 18.00

This year's Lee Seng Tee Distinguished lecture will be given by Dr Nicola Rollock, Senior Adviser to the Vice-chancellor on Race & Higher Education.

Adeel Khan

Green Society - How to use the power of social media for good?

13/05/2021 at 18.00

The Green Society organises regular talks during term time. During Easter term 2021, all talks take place as zoom webinars, make sure to register.

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