Alumni Festival 2017

Alumni Festival 2017

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Alumni Festival brings together the Cambridge alumni community for a weekend of learning, networking and fun.

Alumni Festival brings together the Cambridge alumni community for a weekend of learning, networking and fun.

22nd September 2017 12:01 AM   to   24th September 2017 11:59 PM
Friday
10.00am - 10.50am : Cluescape: Solomon Schechter & the Chamber of Secrets : Cambridge University Library : +£30 per team (inc VAT)
10.00am - 11.00am : Behind-the-scenes of the UL's genizah of medieval Cairo exhibition : Cambridge University Library
11.00am - 12.00pm : A journey back in time : Cambridge University Library
11.00am - 12.00pm : Casting new light on classical sculpture: Tour of the Museum of Classical Archaeology
12.00pm - 12.40pm : ADC behind-the-scenes tour : ADC Theatre
12.00pm - 12.50pm : Cluescape: Solomon Schechter & the Chamber of Secrets : Cambridge University Library : +£30 per team (inc VAT)
12.00pm - 1.00pm : Behind-the-scenes of the UL's genizah of medieval Cairo exhibition : Cambridge University Library
1.00pm - 2.00pm : A journey back in time : Cambridge University Library
1.30pm - 2.30pm : Explore Eddington
2.00pm - 2.40pm : ADC behind-the-scenes tour : ADC Theatre
2.00pm - 2.45pm : Wild about the poles : Scott Polar Research Institute, Lecture Theatre
2.00pm - 2.50pm : Cluescape: Solomon Schechter & the Chamber of Secrets : Cambridge University Library : +£30 per team (inc VAT)
2.00pm - 3.00pm : Casting new light on classical sculpture: Tour of the Museum of Classical Archaeology
2.00pm - 3.00pm : Real Tennis exhibition match : Cambridge University Real Tennis Club : +£5 on the door (inc VAT)
2.00pm - 3.45pm : Studying development to understand disease : Gurdon Institute
2.00pm - 4.00pm : Jane Austen at King's : King's College Library
2.15pm - 3.15pm : Books for the road : Department of Archaeology, North Lecture Room
3.00pm - 4.00pm : A journey back in time : Cambridge University Library
3.00pm - 4.00pm : Come and play Real Tennis : The Cambridge University Real Tennis Club - Grange Road : +£20pp on the door (inc VAT)
3.00pm - 4.00pm : The transformation of classical art : Faculty of Classics, Room G.19
3.15pm - 4.00pm : Wild about the poles : Scott Polar Research Institute, Lecture Theatre
3.30pm - 4.30pm : Explore Eddington
4.00pm - 4.40pm : ADC behind-the-scenes tour : ADC Theatre
4.00pm - 4.50pm : Cluescape: Solomon Schechter & the Chamber of Secrets : Cambridge University Library : +£30 per team (inc VAT)
4.00pm - 6.00pm : Chemistry 'Call My Bluff' Wine Tasting : Department of Chemistry, Cybercafé
4.30pm - 6.00pm : Hippos in the Cam, mammoths at Barnwell – Ice Age Cambridge? : Department of Earth Sciences
4.30pm - 6.00pm : Hippos in the Cam, mammoths at Barnwell – Ice Age Cambridge? : Department of Earth Sciences : +£5
Come and Sing - score hire +£4 (inc VAT)
4.30pm - 10.30pm : Come and Sing - performance member : King's College Chapel : +£15 (inc VAT)
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6.15pm - 7.30pm - The Vice-Chancellor’s reception, Fitzwilliam Museum +£15 (inc VAT)
9.30pm - 10.30pm : Come and Sing - audience member : King's College Chapel : +£8 (inc VAT)
Saturday morning
9.30am - 10.30am : Inflammatory diseases: genes, risk, outcome and mosquitos : West Road Concert Hall Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
9.30am - 10.30am : Life beyond the solar system : Lady Mitchell Hall Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
9.30am - 10.30am : The Must Farm Pile Dwelling : LG17 Law Faculty Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
9.30am - 10.30am : Peter Pan and the mind of JM Barrie : LG19 Law Faculty Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
9.30am - 10.30am : Putting the refugee crisis into perspective : LG18 Law Faculty Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
9.30am - 10.30am : The entrepreneurial journey : The Runcie Room Faculty of Divinity Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
9.30am - 10.30am : What if computers understood physics? : SG1 Alison Richard Building Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
9.30am - 6.00pm - Cambridge University Rugby women's alumni match and community day +£5 on the door
10.30am - 11.20am : Cluescape: Solomon Schechter & the Chamber of Secrets : Cambridge University Library : +£30 per team (inc VAT)
11.00am - 12.00pm : Digging up 0s and 1s : SG1 Alison Richard Building Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
11.00am - 12.00pm : Restless creatures : The Runcie Room Faculty of Divinity Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
11.00am - 12.00pm : Should we automate? : LG19 Law Faculty Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
11.00am - 12.00pm : The road to new dementia treatments : LG18 Law Faculty Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
11.00am - 12.00pm : Walking with Socrates : Lady Mitchell Hall Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
11.00am - 12.20pm : Tour of laboratories in the Department of Zoology
11.00am - 12.00pm : Resurrecting a lost opera : West Road Concert Hall Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
11.15am - 12.15pm : Releasing life sentence prisoners : Fitzwilliam College Auditorium
11.30am - 12.30pm : Tour of laboratories in the Department of Zoology
Lunch : +£10 (inc VAT)
Saturday afternoon
12.00pm - 12.50pm : How can a scientist mend a broken heart? : The Diamond, Selwyn College
12.00pm - 1.00pm : Artists in Zoology trail : Department of Zoology
12.30pm - 1.00pm : Rare Books in the Department of Zoology
12.30pm - 1.20pm : Cluescape: Solomon Schechter & the Chamber of Secrets : Cambridge University Library : +£30 per team (inc VAT)
1.00pm - 1.30pm : Rare Books in the Department of Zoology
1.00pm - 2.00pm : Cambridge Sport – a magnificent history; a challenging future : The Runcie Room Faculty of Divinity Sidgwick Site
1.00pm - 2.00pm : Can outreach save engineering? : SG1 Alison Richard Building Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
1.00pm - 2.00pm : From aerospace to medical imaging - the power of mathematics : LG19 Law Faculty Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
1.00pm - 2.00pm : Languages improving lives : LG18 Law Faculty Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
1.00pm - 2.00pm : Talking Politics special: Live podcast : Lady Mitchell Hall Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
1.00pm - 2.00pm : The fight for beauty : LG17 Law Faculty Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
2.00pm - 2.50pm : Dirt, diet and dung: the archaeology of food : The Diamond, Selwyn College
2.00pm - 2.55pm : The making of a Natural History blockbuster : Department of Zoology, Main Lecture Theatre
2.00pm - 4.30pm : Sir John Cockcroft: His life and work : Churchill College, Wolfson Theatre
2.30pm - 3.20pm : Cluescape: Solomon Schechter & the Chamber of Secrets : Cambridge University Library : +£30 per team (inc VAT)
2.30pm - 3.30pm : Afternoon tea with the Vice-Chancellor Elect : Welcome Centre Marquee Sidgwick Site
2.30pm - 3.30pm : Energy: latest developments in efficient generation, storage and use : The Runcie Room Faculty of Divinity Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
2.30pm - 3.30pm : Is social media undermining democracy? : Lady Mitchell Hall Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
2.30pm - 3.30pm : Molecules that rocked our world : SG1 Alison Richard Building Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
2.30pm - 3.30pm : The birth of the Hollywood musical : LG17 Law Faculty Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
2.30pm - 3.30pm : The rise of women in society: enablers and inhibitors - a global study : LG18 Law Faculty Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
3.00pm - 3.55pm : What is this beast? : Department of Zoology, Elementary Laboratory
4.00pm - 4.30pm : What’s happening in Zoology? : Department of Zoology
4.00pm - 5.00pm : Can we sustain a population of 9 billion? : Lady Mitchell Hall Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
4.00pm - 5.00pm : Cocaine addiction and a back door view to the brain : LG18 Law Faculty Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
4.00pm - 5.00pm : Early cancer detection - challenges and opportunities : The Runcie Room Faculty of Divinity Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
4.00pm - 5.00pm : LG17 Law Faculty Should the state recognise marriage? : Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
4.30pm - 5.30pm : Afternoon tea : Department of Zoology
6.00pm - 7.00pm : Ecovisions: The magic of nature in contemporary Mayan and Incan verse : Hughes Hall, Pavilion Room
Sunday
10.00am - 11.00am : Extending your learning relationship with Cambridge : Madingley Hall
10.00am - 11.00am : Memorial service for Sir John Cockcroft : Churchill College, The Chapel
10.00am - 11.30am : Artscape : Murray Edwards College
10.15am - 11.15am : The Graham Watson Collection : Emmanuel College
10.30am - 11.30am : Annual gardens talk at Girton College : Girton College, Stanley Library
11.00am - 12.00pm : Tour of the Botanic Garden : Botanic Garden
11.00am - 12.00pm : Newnham Gardens tour : Newnham College Gardens
11.00am - 12.30pm : Alumni debate at the Cambridge Union : Cambridge Union Society
11.00am - 12.30pm : Politics panel with Catherine Barnard : The Runcie Room Faculty of Divinity Sidgwick Site : Lecture fee applies
11.00am - 12.30pm : The Newnham Conversation - 'From Hate Speech to Fake News: Is Free Speech a Free-for-all?' : Newnham College, Lucia Windsor Room
11.30am - 12.30pm : Rekindle your creativity : Madingley Hall
3.30pm - 5.30pm : Alumni Tea Party : Cambridge University Press Bookshop
Lecture ticket
No chargeable lectures £0.00
1 lecture £15.00
1 lecture (concession) £12.00
2 lectures £30.00
2 lectures (concession) £24.00
3 lectures £45.00
3 lectures (concession) £36.00
4+ lectures £60.00
4+ lectures (concession) £48.00
Cluescape team size