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Dear all College events over the next two weeks, which brings us to the end of Full Term. Fri 23 Nov, 18.00 – 19.00 FROM STUDENT OF POLITICS TO INTERNATIONAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Join Mary Buckley ‘in conversation’ with Mark. G Wilson about his eclectic career path from university to journalism in Europe and Asia, […]

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College Events

Dear all College events over the next two weeks. Tues 13 Nov, 20.30 – 22.00 MUSIC CAFÉ An informal evening of music making. Show off your musical talent – sing, play, make music – in a friendly café style atmosphere. Come and participate, or just sit back, listen and enjoy. Refreshments available. If you know […]

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College Events

Dear all College events over the next ten days. To note: Time Mon 29 Oct, 18.30 – 20.30 Event SEMINAR: LIFE AT A START-UP Details Speakers share advice and answer questions about life at a start-up and what it takes to be successful. Organised by the Postdoctoral Research Group and aimed at students and early […]

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College events

Dear all A full programme of events over the next ten days, with something for everyone! Welcome Reception 17 Oct: Education, 7 pm, Peter Richards Rm. Booking required, sign up here Also to note: Time Wed 17 Oct, 18.00 – 19.00 Event THE STRADIVARI TRUST CONCERT SERIES Details Violinist Zoë Beyers plays a programme of […]

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College Events

Dear all Forthcoming college events over the next ten days … Welcome Receptions 8 Oct: HASS (Humanities and Social Sciences), 6 pm, Pavilion Rm 17 Oct: Education, 7 pm, Peter Richards Rm. Booking required, sign up here We hope you will be able to attend your subject area event. Also to note: Time Wed 17 […]

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The impact of environment on mental health

We are delighted to invite you to our first lecture panel in Cambridge titled “The impact of environment on mental health” of the Nature, Health, and Built Environment Cambridge Research Group. NHBE Cambridge Research Group First Lecture Panel Friday 26 October, 2018| 17:30-19:30 Pavilion room, Hughes Hall, Cambridge CB12EW, United Kingdom Dr. Daniele Quercia Topic: […]

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College Events

Dear all Welcome to all our new students. This weekly email draws attention to college events and activities. Over the next two weeks we continue to focus mainly on new students: Welcome Receptions (6 pm, Pavilion Rm unless otherwise stated): 1 Oct: PGs & UGs in Law 2 Oct: PGs in Economics, Land Economy & […]

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College Events

Dear all By the end of this week, we will have welcomed the majority of our new arrivals. College activities continue to focus mainly on new student registration, matriculation and induction. To note: 24 Sep: Registration Day 25 Sep: Matriculation Dinner (by invitation) 27 Sep: Registration Day 28 Sep: Registration Day 29 Sep: Induction Day […]

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College Events

Dear all Welcome to our new arrivals. College activities over the next two weeks continue to focus mainly on new student registration, matriculation and induction. To note: 21 Sep: Registration Day + Matriculation Dinner 22 Sep: Alumni Festival Lecture & Dinner 24 Sep: Registration Day 25 Sep: Matriculation Dinner 27 Sep: Registration Day 28 Sep: […]

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College Events

Dear all Welcome to the first in a series of weekly emails which draws attention to events and activities open to all. College activities over the next two weeks focus mainly on new student registration, matriculation and induction. We also have one music event … Time Thurs 13 Sep, 18.00 – 19.45 Event MUSICA VERA […]

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College Events

Dear all The usual weekly email will revert to a monthly one until September. Forthcoming events during July: Time Tuesday 3 July, 13.00 – 14.00 Event WEST CAMBRIDGE OFFSITE INFORMAL LUNCH Details Director of Research Translation Stephen Axford will give a short talk about ‘The Bridge’. Followed by a free lunch (pre-booked) and the opportunity […]

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College Events

Dear all Just one main college event which is open to all over the next ten days … Time Thurs 28 June, 18.30 – 20.30 Event RESEARCH SHOWCASE Details Join Research Associates, Research Fellows and Senior Members for an evening of informal talks and a wine and cheese reception. This event offers the chance to […]

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MCR 2018/2019 Elections Round 2

Manifestos are in for the following positions: Academic Affairs Officer: – Anna Koelle (to manifesto) – Sigurgeir Olafsson (to manifesto) Green and Ethical Affairs Officer: – Aniruddha Kulkarni (to manifesto) – James Che (to manifesto) Please join us all at tea and cake on Sunday for hustings. Voting will open that evening and remain open […]

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College Events

Dear all Forthcoming college events over the next ten days … Time Mon 11 June, 17.45 – 19.00 Event RARE ELEMENTS, UNTRACEABLE TOXINS: WHERE IS TODAY’S RUSSIAN FOREIGN POLICY? Details Demetrius Floudas, Hughes Hall Associate, gives an insight into this topical issue, deconstructing some of the facts behind the headlines. Further info All welcome, including […]

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College Events

Dear all Forthcoming college events over the next ten days … Time Wed 6 June, 19.00 – 20.30 Event THEORY OF TEACHING THINKING: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES BOOK LAUNCH Details Cambridge Educational Dialogue Research Group (CEDiR) book launch at which the editors Laura Kerslake and Rupert Wegerif (both Hughes Hall) will speak about how theories of teaching […]

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College Events

Dear all A quiet ten days ahead in terms of college events. Time Wed 6 June, 19.00 – 20.30 Event THEORY OF TEACHING THINKING: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES BOOK LAUNCH Details Cambridge Educational Dialogue Research Group (CEDiR) book launch at which the editors Laura Kerslake and Rupert Wegerif (both Hughes Hall) will speak about how theories of […]

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College Events

Dear all College events over the next week … Time Thurs 17 May, 18.30 – 20.00 Event THE PSYCHOLOGY OF ALTRUISM AND CHARITABLE GIVING Details Senior member Eric Levy discusses why people give (or do not give) their time and money to charity, and the psychology underlying altruistic and prosocial behaviour. Further info Wine/soft drinks […]

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College Events

Dear all College events over the next week … Time Wed 9 May, 19.00 – 20.30 Event BIRTH, DEATH AND MIGRATION: FROM RESEARCH TO PUBLIC POLICY Details Research in the social sciences can be highly relevant to a wide range of public policy areas. History is not just about the past, but is crucial for […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 29th January

Title CGCM SOCIETY: LIFE AS A JUNIOR DOCTOR When Wed 31st Jan, 19.30 – 20.30 What Cambridge alumni who are now Junior Doctors share their valuable insights and experiences. Further info All welcome. Organised by Hughes Hall/CGCM Society, to include drinks reception. Further details here   Title THE CREATIVE CELLO – A RECITAL OF MUSIC FOR CELLO […]

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HEALTHY MALE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR BRAIN SCAN

Research team at the Department of Psychiatry are looking for male volunteers for a pilot study to examine the structure of a healthy brain using the 7 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner at the Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre (Addenbrooke’s Hospital). The study will take about 2.5 hours during a weekday in February. Participants will […]

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