Another opportunity to see our Cambridge academics and Science Festival favourites in action, this time at the Cheltenham Science Festival. The Festival runs from 4 to 9 June, visit the Cheltenham Festival website to find out more and to book tickets.
Taking place between 23 May and 2 June this year, the Hay Festival brings together writers from around the world to debate and share stories in the staggering beauty of the Welsh Borders. A host of Cambridge academics and alumni will speak about subjects ranging from obesity and smart drugs to US politics and domestic [...]
The move to open access publishing has the potential to transform researchers’ communications and access to information by the public on a global scale. Listen again to our fascinating Open Access panel discussion with Cameron Neylon, PLoS; Rupert Gatti, Open Book Publishers and the University of Cambridge; David Carr, Wellcome Trust; Neil Hammond, Cambridge University [...]
Performance, music and art and the chance for adults to explore the Polar Museum, Kettle’s Yard, Fitzwilliiam Museum and the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences at night. Pre-booking required for some events. Visit University of Cambridge Museums at Night for more details.
Talks, hands on activities, demonstrations, tours, comedy and theatre formed this year’s Science Festival. One such theatre show was ‘Acts of kindness’, a collaboration between theatre and science centered around a new play, The Altruists by Craig Baxter. “Menagerie had an entirely positive experience with the Cambridge Science Festival in 2013. Our event was probably [...]
A chance to listen again to Dr Tim Wreghitt as he explores the recent development of molecular techniques to diagnose infections in humans. These techniques have been of significant benefit to individuals and have had great impact on how we detect and respond to epidemics of infectious diseases. This event was sponsored by Cambridge University [...]
ThinkCon was a day of talks aimed at adults and older teens held on Science on Saturday 1 on 16 March. We had a wonderful range of scientists speak at this event, held in the McCrum Lecture Theatre behind the very famous Eagle Pub. Thank you to Andy Holding for organising this event and to [...]
The new Festival of Plants on Saturday 18 May at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden brings together horticulture and science in a day devoted to all things plant, from propagation to pollination, from seed to shopping! Join the Botanic Garden’s team of horticulturalists, plant experts and scientists from across the region for a garden event [...]
Is ADHD overdiagnosed? How can parents and teachers help those affected? What happens when ADHD children enter adulthood? And do diet and genes pave the way to developing the disorder? A new podcast by the Naked Scientists based on our very successful ‘Focusing on ADHD’ event held on 14 March at Cambridge Science Centre.
Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could sit in the pub sipping your pint whilst listening to the most incredible scientists explain their recent discoveries? Pint of Science is a new science festival for the general public being held in 15 different pubs in London, Oxford and Cambridge over three days: Tuesday 14th May – [...]