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100% Renewables - Future Challenges in Energy Systems

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100% renewable energy by 2050? This is an ambitious vision that will need significant change to our energy systems. It will require the development of an integrated power grid and continuous and steady transformation of the UK power system can only happen if fundamental interdisciplinary research...

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Thu 24 Jan 2019


2018 Christ’s College Climate Seminars: Thinking creatively about climate change

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The Centre for Science and Policy and Christ's College have worked with Professor Charles Kennel, Emeritus Director at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, to convene a series of seminars on thinking creatively about climate change. This series will address three questions: In what ways are...

Institution: Judge Business School

Created: Mon 22 Jan 2018


About the Isaac Newton Institute

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We are a national and international visitor research centre and run research programmes on selected themes in mathematical sciences, with applications in a wide range of science and technology. www.newton.ac.uk

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Wed 22 Jun 2011


About the Newton Gateway to Mathematics

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The Newton Gateway to Mathematics acts as a knowledge intermediary for the mathematical sciences. It is the impact initiative of the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences (INI). Supported by INI and the University of Cambridge, the Newton Gateway to Mathematics reaches out to and engages...

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Thu 24 Jan 2019


Achieving Impact in Healthcare: From Mathematics to Clinical Support Systems and Devices

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Background
With a rapidly ageing global population and challenges such as the growth of antibiotic resistance, there has been significant growth in the global incidence of chronic and infectious health conditions. Furthermore, the number of people living with two or more chronic health conditions...

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Fri 12 Apr 2019


Adaptation to Climate Change

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From January to March 2014, CSaP's Inaugural Visiting Research Fellow Professor Charlie F Kennel delivered a series of seminars on adaptation to climate change, hosted by Christ's College, Cambridge.

Professor Kennel is Vice-Chancellor and Director emeritus at the Scripps Institution of...

Institution: Judge Business School

Created: Fri 31 Jan 2014


Advanced Monte Carlo Methods for Complex Inference Problems

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In recent years there has been an explosion of complex data-sets in areas as diverse as Bioinformatics, Ecology, Epidemiology, Finance and Population genetics. In a wide variety of these applications, the stochastic models devised to realistically represent the data generating processes are very...

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Fri 25 Apr 2014


African Heritage Challenges: Development and Sustainability

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Conveners

Britt Baillie (University of Pretoria/University of Cambridge)
Chris Boonzaaier (University of Pretoria)
Leanne Philpot (University of Cambridge)
Marie Louise Stig Sørensen (University of Cambridge)
Dacia Viejo Rose (University of Cambridge)

Summary

This conference is the...

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Tue 16 Jun 2015


Ageing and the City

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Ageing and the City: Everyday Experiences of Older People in Urban Environments


What it means to grow older in cities is a question of increasing importance as world population ageing and urbanisation continue to accelerate. Older people and the cities within which they live, face numerous...

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Mon 23 Oct 2017


Algae Research at Cambridge

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There is increasing interest in the exploitation of microalgae as a sustainable feedstock for a variety of products (such as diesel, omega-3 oils, pigments, enzymes) to replace those currently sourced from fossil oil and gas, crop plants and animals.

The University has researchers from many...

Institution: Department of Plant Sciences

Created: Wed 24 Jun 2015


Algorithms and Software for Quantum Computers

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Next generation (Quantum) computers promise to speed up some mathematical processes by orders of magnitude, but new algorithms and software will need to be developed to exploit this power. Although general-purpose quantum computers are some years away, work should start on the software now. As...

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Fri 16 Mar 2018


Analysis on Graphs and its Applications

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Analysis on graphs and other discrete structures has been developing for quite some time, in particular due to applications to number theory, algebra, probability theory, spectral geometry, as well as to its usefulness in many practical problems. This area, however, has experienced recently a...

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Mon 3 Sep 2007


Approximation, sampling and compression in data science

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Programme Theme


Approximation theory is the study of simulating potentially extremely complicated functions, called target functions, with simpler, more easily computable functions called approximants. The purpose of the simulation could be to approximate values of the target function with...

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Tue 12 Feb 2019


Approximation, sampling, and compression in high dimensional problems

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In a number of problems, both in theory and applications, one faces a situation when the ambient dimension is extremely high. Such problems often include approximating, sampling, or compressing functions on high-dimensional domains. Classical methods fail to be effective in this case due to the...

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Tue 18 Jun 2019


Bending the Curve on Climate 2016

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CSaP Visiting Research Fellow, Professor Charles Kennel, returned to Cambridge in 2016 to host a series of seminars at Christ's College.

In the wake of Paris 2015, governments, universities and businesses are re-examining their climate strategies, with a view to limiting emissions to well below...

Institution: Judge Business School

Created: Mon 29 Feb 2016


Big Data and the Role of Statistical Scalability

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The ability to collect and store data has increased exponentially in recent years. So too have the challenges around managing the huge volumes generated and trying to extract meaningful information from it. However, it’s universally acknowledged that such ‘Big Data’ has the potential to transform...

Institution: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Created: Thu 1 Mar 2018


Black Holes (DAMTP, 2006)

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Black Holes
Malcolm Perry

A 4th year lecture course

Centre for Theoretical Cosmology

Department for Applied Mathematics
and Theoretical Physics

Centre for Mathematical Sciences

University of Cambridge


Producer: Björn Haßler (http://www.sciencemedianetwork.org)

Camera: Shehu...

Institution: Centre for Applied Research in Educational Technologies

Created: Fri 18 Sep 2009


Black Holes (DAMTP, 2006), Lectures 4-20

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Black Holes
Malcolm Perry

A 4th year lecture course

Centre for Theoretical Cosmology

Department for Applied Mathematics
and Theoretical Physics

Centre for Mathematical Sciences

University of Cambridge


Producer: Björn Haßler (http://www.sciencemedianetwork.org)

Camera: Shehu...

Institution: Centre for Applied Research in Educational Technologies

Created: Fri 18 Sep 2009


Cafe Scientifique Cambridge and the British Council as part of the Darwin 200 celebrations

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Café Scientifique events provide relaxed settings in which we can talk about the latest thought-provoking science issues. These take place in cafés, bars and restaurants and other non-academic venues. What's more, you don't have to be a scientist or science student to take part. Café Scientifique...

Institution: Department of Biological Anthropology

Created: Wed 6 May 2009


Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2011

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The Cambridge Festival of Ideas is the only arts, humanities and social sciences festival in the UK. The 2011 Festival takes place between 19 - 30 October 2011.

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Wed 21 Sep 2011


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01 - John Stevens Henslow, Teaching sheet with Arum maculatum (Lords and Ladies)

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John Stevens Henslow, Teaching sheet with Arum maculatum (Lords and Ladies), undated (paper watermarked 1836), collage, pen and ink and watercolour. Department of Plant Sciences,...

Collection: Endless Forms Audio Guide

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Tue 9 Jun 2009


10. The Evolving Body: With Professor Randolph Nesse

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Evolutionary physician Professor Randolph Nesse explores the idea of 'Darwin's eye', and discusses what evolution means for our bodies, our emotions and our behaviour - as well as...

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Mon 13 Jul 2009


11. Darwin, Design and Christianity: With Professor John Brooke

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John Brooke, former Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University, gives his take on the exhibition 'Endless Forms', and discusses the implications of...

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Mon 13 Jul 2009


12 Sermon: A tour of creation in the company of Job; towards a Theology of Science

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Professor Tom McLeish, Professor of Physics, Durham University

Collection: Choral Evensong - 11 October 2015

Institution: St John's College

Created: Mon 7 Dec 2015


13. The Predatory Ape: Sex, Simians and Society in Nineteenth-Century Europe

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Dr. Gowan Dawson discusses the intriguing representation - and sexualisation - of apes in the nineteenth century, from pickled specimens on display to an eager public to images of...

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Wed 29 Jul 2009


14. Evolving Images: Race and Popular Darwinism in Nineteenth-Century Photography

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Professor Elizabeth Edwards explores how the emerging mass medium of photography engaged with popular Darwinian ideas in the nineteenth century, and how notions of race, 'type'...

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Mon 3 Aug 2009


15. Between Apes and Angels: Representing the Darker Implications of Darwinism

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Science writer Dr. Marek Kohn discusses the various artistic reactions to the bleaker side of evolutionary thinking, as presented in the exhibition 'Endless Forms'. Is nature a...

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Wed 2 Sep 2009


16. Struggle and Strikes: The 'Survival of the Fittest' in Art and Literature

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Dame Gillian Beer discusses ideas of poverty, struggle and competition as explored in the painting 'On Strike' (1891), and examines how Darwinian notions of 'the survival of the...

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Mon 21 Sep 2009


1. Darwin and the Ancient Earth: Dinosaurs and the 'Deep Past' in the 19th-Century Imagination

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Why was the young Darwin's fascination with geology so important for his later work? And why was prehistory so popular in early nineteenth-century Britain? A podcast with...

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Fri 5 Jun 2009


2007, An oral history of gendered analyses in archaeology.

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Four of most eminent scholars in archaeology, William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge, Henrietta Moore, Professor Meg Conkey from University...

Collection: Personal-Histories Project

Institution: Department of Archaeology

Created: Mon 15 Nov 2010


25 Years of History and Philosophy of Science at Cambridge

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25 Years of History and Philosophy of Science at Cambridge
Gerd Buchdahl

Collection: Darwin College 25th Anniversary Academic Symposium (1989)

Institution: Darwin College

Created: Tue 26 Jun 2012


2. Darwin in Cambridge: from Christ's College to the Beagle

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Dr. John van Wyhe, Director of Darwin Online (darwin-online.org.uk), discusses Darwin's student days at Christ's College, Cambridge in the 1820s, and investigates the young...

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Thu 18 Jun 2009


3. The Roots of a Theory: How Plants Specimens Led a Young Darwin to Discovery

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Plant specimens may seem an unlikely starting point for Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection - but, as Professor John Parker investigates in this podcast, the...

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Wed 24 Jun 2009


4. Automata (Part 1)

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In the first part of Episode 4 in the Silent Partners podcast series, Simon Schaffer, Professor of the History of Science in Cambridge University discusses automata and the...

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Tue 9 Dec 2014


5. Dr. Auzoux's Papier-Mâché Models

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Josh Nall, Assistant Curator at the Whipple Museum of the History of Science discusses the work of Dr. Louis Auzoux and his innovative papier-mâché, anatomical models.

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Tue 16 Dec 2014


5. 'Flaunting It' - Sexual Selection and the Art of Courtship

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What evolutionary purpose does beauty serve? And why does the idea of 'female mate choice' not hold true when it comes to primates and humans? From peacocks' tails to the kinds of...

Collection: The Fitzwilliam Museum Podcasts

Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum

Created: Thu 2 Jul 2009


60 Second Impressions - Sutton Trust Summer Schools - Andrew

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The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, which aim to provide an insight into life as a...

Collection: Undergraduate Admissions

Institution: Cambridge Admissions Office

Created: Mon 4 Apr 2011


60 Second Impressions - Sutton Trust Summer Schools - Becca

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The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, which aim to provide an insight into life as a...

Collection: Undergraduate Admissions

Institution: Cambridge Admissions Office

Created: Mon 4 Apr 2011


60 Second Impressions - Sutton Trust Summer Schools - Clare

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The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, which aim to provide an insight into life as a...

Collection: Undergraduate Admissions

Institution: Cambridge Admissions Office

Created: Mon 4 Apr 2011


60 Second Impressions - Sutton Trust Summer Schools - Eliot

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The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, which aim to provide an insight into life as a...

Collection: Undergraduate Admissions

Institution: Cambridge Admissions Office

Created: Wed 6 Apr 2011


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SHSS School of the Humanities and Social Sciences 6 20
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CL Department of Computer Science and Technology 29 166
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