Alumni Festival 2018

Created: 2018-10-25 11:46
Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations
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Are your genes to blame when your jeans don’t fit?

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Join Dr Giles Yeo to explore our genetic differences and how our different responses to the environment affect obesity.

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


Brexit and taking back control

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Join Professor Catherine Barnard to consider the current state of play with Brexit and the outlook for the future.

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


Climate change: a scientific update

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Join Dr Emily Shuckburgh to find out what the latest science tells us about the scale and urgency of the climate change threat.

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


Environmental stewardship, from the mountain to the sea

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Join Chris Sandbrook and Masters in Conservation Leadership alumni to explore the challenges facing our world, and discuss how best we can protect our planet.

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


Extraordinary possibilities for concrete structures

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Explore how the use of flexible moulds might change our approach to using concrete, the second most used substance on earth after water, with Dr John Orr.

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


From gene to device: the route to disease diagnostics in low resource countries

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Understand how synthetic biology is being used to design a pathway from gene to diagnostic in the diagnosis of infectious disease.

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


From nano to macro: the latest molecular insights into the causes of Dementia - the greatest threat to modern healthcare

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Join Tuomas Knowles, Professor of Physical Chemistry and Biophysics, to hear how Cambridge is working to understand the molecular mechanisms underlying dementia, the greatest...

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


Ideas of nudge: using behavioural insights to influence people

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Dr Vincent Mak, from Cambridge Judge Business School, introduces nudge, the art and science of influencing behaviour through subtle changes in the environment.

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM: can governments really embrace digital innovation, and should they?

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Dr Tanya Filer asks if governments really can embrace digital and emerging technologies.

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


Post-truth as post-democracy

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Professor Rae Langton argues that a living democracy needs and deserves better than post-truth.

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


Sustainable cities of the future: the challenge of urban design

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Join Professor Paul Linden to hear about the ‘Managing Air for Green Inner Cities’ (MAGIC) project.

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


The driving forces of future cities: a historical and international perspective

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What makes a city viable and sustainable, and what drives the development of future cities?

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


The formation and evolution of galaxies across the cosmic epochs

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Professor Roberto Maiolino explores our current understanding of the early phases of galaxy formation in the primeval Universe and the processes that have transformed galaxies...

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


The inflamed mind: a radical new approach to depression

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Join Professor Ed Bullmore as he reveals breakthrough new science on the link between depression and inflammation of the body and brain.

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


To Bee or not to Bee: shared immunity through food

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Join Eric Miska, Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Genetics, to hear about the magic molecule RNA.

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


Tree-rings at the interface of archaeology, climatology and ecology

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Discover how dendrochronology, the dating of tree-rings, is identifying and shifting research frontiers and cross disciplinary boundaries.

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


What they best like

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Nicholas Hytner wonders why high art shouldn’t be popular and why entertainment shouldn’t be high art.

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


When cuteness goes wrong – the truth about short-faced dogs

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Find out how Cambridge vets are addressing the health problems suffered by flat-faced dog breeds using a unique test

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018


Why are flowers so many different colours?

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Uncover the relationship between flowering plants and the animals that pollinate them with Professor Beverley Glover

Collection: Alumni Festival 2018

Institution: University Development and Alumni Relations

Created: Thu 25 Oct 2018