College Events – week commencing 04/02/2019

Dear all
College events over the next two weeks.
See for further details of the following:

Engineers’ Pizza Evening
February 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Peter Richards Room

Calling all Engineers ….. Are you interested in meeting other engineers within the Hughes Hall community? Would you like to get involved with/attend future engineering events? If the answer is ‘yes’, come along to an informal pizza evening. Hosted by third year engineering PhD student Jennifer Bitting, this first meeting will enable students and seniors in the field of engineering to meet each other. No need to RSVP – just turn up. Questions? Contact Jennifer Bitting…
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Music Café
February 6 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Pavilion Room

Hughes Hall invites all college members to an informal evening of music making at the next Music Café. Hughesians are invited to show off their musical talent – sing, play, make music – in a friendly café-style atmosphere. Come along and participate, or just sit back, listen and enjoy. Refreshments available. If you know in advance that you want to play/sing/perform, please contact Dr Aga Iwasiewicz-Wabnig (ai261), but spontaneous offerings/performances will also be welcomed on the night. We look forward…
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Academic Writing Workshop
February 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pavilion Room

A two hour workshop focussing on Academic Writing – particularly aimed at overseas students. This session will offer an excellent opportunity to share/discuss common issues encountered during the Michaelmas Term. The workshop will be repeated on two dates. For further information about content, and to sign up click here for 9 Feb (10 – 12 noon) This is part of a new college initiative supporting students’ academic development, and led by ADTIS Director, Dr Karen Ottewell. More info about Academic Development and Training for International Students (ADTIS), click…
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From Virginals to Harpischords
February 9 @ 5:15 pm – 7:45 pm
Pavilion Room

We are delighted to be joining up with The Friends of Cambridge Early Music for our first joint event of 2019 and to welcoming back Dan Tidhar. This event is part of FOCEM’s Insight programme. Doors will open for pre-talk drinks at 5.15 with the talk taking place between 6.00 and 7.00. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event, but please ensure you book by contacting About the event Early keyboard instruments which involve plucking of strings (sometimes…
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Women in Science Research Showcase
February 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Peter Richards Room

Join us in celebrating ‘International Day of Women and Girls in Science’. Five distinguished women scientists, from a variety of fields, will talk about their research and their path into science. Speakers include: Prof Margaret Stanley, Emeritus Professor of Epithelial Biology, University of Cambridge, Dr Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri, University Lecturer in Physiology, Lister Institute Fellow, Ms Parthena Exizidou, Engineer, British Antarctic Survey. This event is being organised by Hughes Hall Postdoctoral Researchers’ Group in collaboration with the Society…
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Also to note:
5 Feb: Formal Hall (Chinese New Year)
7 Feb: Fellows’ Guest Dinner
8 Feb: Formal Hall (Pink)
12 Feb: Formal Hall
15 Feb: Charnley Law Dinner
Best wishes

Alison Nicholson, 01223 746367
Hughes Hall, Cambridge CB1 2EW


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