College Events – Week commencing 04-03-2019

Dear all
College events over the next two weeks, which brings us to the end of Full Term.
See for further details of the following:

Stradivari Trust Concert Series: Bartholomew LaFollette
March 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Pavilion Room

College members are invited to the next concert in the Stradivari Concert Series. Bartholomew LaFollette, the renowned cellist, will be performing with pianist Malgorzata Garstka. The programme will include Bach: Cello Suite No. 6 in D major and Beethoven: Cello Sonata in C major. Find out more »
Hughes Hall Sidgwick Site Informal Lunch Series
March 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Selwyn College

After the success of last year’s off-site lunches at West Cambridge and Addenbrookes, students Tom Goulding and Anna Koelle have initiated a monthly lunch series for Hughesians located at the Sidgwick Site. This first lunch will take place on Thursday 7th March at Selwyn College, a short walk from the Sidgwick site. This is a fantastic opportunity to get to know other Hughesians in an informal setting. Find out more »
Writing your dissertation – ADTIS Workshop
March 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Peter Richards Room

The next in our series of workshops supporting students’ academic development will be led by Dr Kate Daniels, Senior Teaching Officer, ADTIS and will focus on dissertation writing. Find out more »
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 – 7:15 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 where you can also explore Miss Stelle’s experiences photographing the locals and gain an exclusive preview of their unique…Find out more »
Also to note:
5 Mar: Formal Hall
8 Mar: Formal Hall
9 Mar: Boat Club Dinner
12 Mar: Formal Hall
15 Mar: Formall Hall (St Patrick’s Day)
MCR calendar:

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


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