College Events – 11-03-2019 to 31-03-2019

Dear all

Although Friday marks the end of Full Term, college events continue over the vacation. Listed below are planned events until the end of March.
See for further details of the following:

Surviving the Cambridge Exam Term

March 13 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Peter Richards Room

Join us for an informal session on how to navigate the Cambridge exam system. Topics include: Practical arrangements Sources of academic support, what to do if you fall ill or have an accident, managing stress and wellbeing. Come and meet: Dr Corinne Roughley, Deputy Senior Tutor (Welfare); Maria Gloag, college nurse; MCR welfare officers and students who have survived the first year of Cambridge exams! Find out more »

History, Culture and Global Health Sustainability Seminar

March 14 @ 5:15 pm – 7:45 pm

Pavilion Room

Two eminent speakers explore how history and culture can make a contribution to global health sustainability. Dr Nils Fietje will examine how the WHO Cultural Contexts of Health and WHO Global Health Histories projects have helped the World Health Organization in its global mission. Drawing on research processes and agendas in history of medicine devised with colleagues in Nigeria, Cameroon, and The Gambia during the past two decades, Dr John Manton will explore how historical processes and cultural responses can both… Find out more »

Challenges and Ethical Considerations of Translating Health Discovery to Rural Africa

March 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Pavilion Room

Join Dr Dora Pereira, Department of Pathology and HH senior member, to discover the journey of translation of an innovative iron supplement from the laboratories in Cambridge to clinical trials in rural Gambia. The talk will be followed by an ‘ask the researcher’ session. Find out more »

Accorde Choir

March 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Pavilion Room

A great medley of music, performed by a relatively new Cambridge choir in their first visit to Hughes Hall. Programme will include Popular, Spiritual, British & Irish Folk, Sacred and European songs. Find out more »

Research Photography Exhibition

March 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Pavilion Room

The Hughes Hall Postdoctoral Group is pleased to invite you to the ‘Research Photography Exhibition’ from various scientists across the University of Cambridge. From the many entrants of the Research Photography Competition, we have selected 10 finalists whose work will be displayed at the college. Find out more »

Also to note:
12 Mar: Formal Hall
15 Mar: Formall Hall (St Patrick’s Day)

19 Mar: Formal Hall
22 Mar: Formal Hall

25 Mar: Term Ends
29 Mar: College open day (offer holders)
29 Mar: Formal Hall (including an MSt Matriculation group)
30 Mar: Congregation (including MAs)

MCR calendar:

Best wishes

Alison Nicholson, 01223 746367

Hughes Hall, Cambridge CB1 2EW


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