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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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College Events – Week commencing the 15th January

Title WEEKLY CHOIR SESSION When Monday 15th Jan, 18.00 – 19.15 What Make a New Year’s resolution to Sing more. Hughes Hall Choir welcomes everyone. Further info Held weekly during Term Time, Pavilion Rm   Title THE STRADIVARI TRUST CONCERT SERIES When Tues 16th Jan,  18.00 – 19.00 What Violinist Virginia Slater plays a programme of Schumann, Fauré […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 11th December

Title CHRISTMAS VACATION STUDENT PLANNING MEETING When Wed 13th Dec,  14.00 – 14.30 (CHANGE OF DATE) What Get involved in the organisation of the Christmas/New Year programme of social events, or come and learn more about what’s on offer. Further info If you can’t attend, but would like to take part in the programme, email programmes.manager@hughes.cam.ac.uk   […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 27th November

Title OPEN CHOIR SESSION When Mon 27th Nov,  18.00 – 20.00 What Come along and sing Christmas carols with the college choir, and enjoy a festive drinks reception. Further info All welcome. No experience necessary.   Title THE STRADIVARI TRUST CONCERT SERIES When Tues 5th  Dec,  18.00 – 19.00 What Violinist Christopher Jones plays a programme of Beethoven, […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 22nd November

Title HUGHES HALL WEST-CAMBRIDGE INFORMAL LUNCH When Wed 22 Nov, 13.00 – 14.00 What Building on the success of last year’s lunches,  this first FREE lunch in the new academic year will be held at Microelectronics/Hitachi – a half-academia, half-industry research environment. PhD student Imtiaz Ahmed will give a short talk introducing his work and […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 6th November

Title HUGHES HALL TRIALS FOR UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE When Wed 8th Nov,  19.00 – 19.30 What Join alumnus and University Challenge royalty Bobby Seagull for the trials of our Hughes Hall University Challenge team. Further info Open to all Hughes students. More info:  www.hughes.cam.ac.uk/hhevents/uc-trials-hh-1/   Title TANGO AND MORE When Wed 8th Nov, 19.30 – 22.00 What Martin […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 30th October

Title HUGHES HALL TRIALS FOR UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE When Wed 1st (repeated on 8th Nov), 19.00 – 19.30 What Join alumnus and University Challenge royalty Bobby Seagull for the trials of our Hughes Hall University Challenge team. Further info Open to all Hughes students. More info:  www.hughes.cam.ac.uk/hhevents/uc-trials-hh-1/   Title POSTGRADUATE OPEN DAY When Friday 3rd Nov, 09.00 – 17.00 […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 23rd October

Title TRUMPET AND PIANO RECITAL When Tuesday 24th  Oct, 18.00 – 19.00 What Trumpet soloist Neil Thornton and senior member Ian de Massini present an exciting and dynamic programme, to include J.S. Bach. Further info Book via: www.trumpetandpianorecitalathughes.eventbrite.co.uk/   Title SMART CITIES When Thursday 26th Oct,  18.00 – 19.00 What As new advances in technology and data help […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 19th June

Title STRADIVARI TRUST CONCERT When Tuesday 20th June, 18.00 – 19.00, Pavilion Room What Celebrated soloist Jennifer Pike plays a programme of Polish music, accompanied by noted pianist Petr Limonov. For RSVP to Kate Lee 01223 353070 or instrument.schemes@googlemail.com Other Further info at www.hughes.cam.ac.uk/news/stradivari-trust-concert-series-jennifer-pike-violin-20th-june   Also to note: – 21st June: MCR Garden Party – […]

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Infrastructure Officer Manifestos

Manifestos are in for infrastructure officer. We have three candidates. Iain Bower – https://goo.gl/1dFJum Daniel Anton Garcia – https://goo.gl/RBcy8D Aksa Mariam – withdrew her manifesto on the 15th June Please join us all at tea and cake on Sunday for hustings. Voting will open that evening and remain open for 48 hours This post was edited […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 12th June

 Title END OF TERM PARTY AT THE BUMPS When Friday 16th  June, 14.00 – 18.00, The Plough, Green End, Fen Ditton, CB5 8SX What Come and help celebrate the end of term at the May Bumps and support the Hughes Hall teams. Timings: W3 at 14.30, M2 at 15.15, W2 at 16.00, W1 at 17.30, […]

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College Events – Week Commencing 5th June

Dear all   An earlier than usual notification about events planned for the rest of the term. Monday 29th  May is a UK Bank Holiday – there will be some office closures at HH. The Dining Room remains open.   Title ONE YEAR AFTER BREXIT: THE UK GENERAL ELECTION AND THE FUTURE OF EUROPE When […]

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One year after Brexit: The UK General Election and the Future of Europe – 5th June

One year after Brexit: The UK General Election and the Future of Europe, Monday 5th June 2017, 5:30 – 7:45pm, Pavilion Room   Less than a year after the referendum that set the UK on the path of withdrawal from the European Union, the British voter is called to the polls once again in a […]

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