Recordings from this year's Festival are available to rewatch on the Dear World, Yours Cambridge YouTube channel.
Watch recordings from Alumni Festival 2020
Can we understand the power of the brain? What could be unlocked if we could?
Speaker: Professor Zoe Kourtzi
The ethical, philosophical and social issues raised by AI and how people are prepared, or not, for the changes it will bring
Speaker: Dr Beth Singler
Hear about a woman in power, one of the most influential women of the twelfth century.
Speaker: Dr Julie Barrau
Symptoms are influenced by your attitude: but are they organic or psychosomatic?
Speaker: Professor Richard Holton
Learn about new research that is uncovering how a person’s genetic inheritance colludes with non-genetic factors to influence the risk of developing cancer.
Speaker: Professor Ashok Venkitaraman
Supertall timber: impossibly high wooden skyscrapers
Speaker: Dr Michael Ramage
How will the world trading system respond to new threats of disruption?
Speaker: Dr Meredith A. Crowley
Can nature inspire resilience?
Speakers: Professor Abir Al-Tabbaa, Dr Chrysoula Litinaa, Dr Lívia Ribeiro de Souza
Discover the University’s remarkable Collection of Aerial Photography, recording lost archaeological sites and industrial and post-industrial landscapes of Britain.
Speakers: Professor Tom Spencer, Professor Martin Millett, Huw Jones, Dr Robert Bewley