Departmental webinars to whet your appetite

Departmental webinars to whet your appetite

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Dive into different subjects in detail with webinars and recordings from Cambridge’s academic Departments and Faculties

Isabella Grabner

Cambridge Judge Business School

The Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre (WLC) is thrilled to announce the return of the Professor Sucheta Nadkarni Research Seminar Series, on 14 October 2021, for its second year.

This seminar series honours our friend and colleague, and former Director of the Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre the late Professor Sucheta Nadkarni, and her pioneering research into gender diversity. This year’s Professor Sucheta Nadkarni Research Seminar will be delivered by Dr Isabella Grabner, Professor of Strategy and Managerial Accounting at Vienna University of Economics and Business. The seminar entitled – Don’t be left holding the mop: Gender differences in participation in, and reward for, office glamour work versus office housework – continues to explore issues of gender diversity in alignment with Sucheta’s outstanding research in the field.

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Department of Computer Science and Technology - Healthcare Research Showcase

The Healthcare Research Showcase webinars are a collection of lightning talks by early-career researchers in the Department. Bringing you topics such as using body sound recordings to train computer models to predict Covid-19, and employing AI techniques in the quest to improve cancer treatment.

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Department of Computer Science and Technology

The Antiques Code Show

Attendees were taken on a virtual tour of Cambridge computer science from EDSAC - the first programmable computer to come into service - to the present day. The event showed how Cambridge researchers helped usher in the era of computing as we know it today, and how they’ve continued to lead the field ever since. 

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Professor Daniela Rus

Department of Computer Science and Technology

The tenth annual Wheeler Lecture was given by Professor Daniela Rus, Director of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT..

The 2021 lecture examined how we have the opportunity to re-think what a robot is and replace hard-bodied robots with softer, more dextrous and more inspired by nature robots.

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Cambridge Zero Climate Talks

A weekly show covering an overarching theme of how can we help the planet. There will be interviews with people working in climate change related areas, locally and regionally as well as home stories, children's views of the world and more.

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Bennett Institute for Public Policy

In the first University of Cambridge Cambridge Global Conversations "Possible Paths" Interview, economist Diane Coyle, Bennett Professor of Public Policy, Bennett Institute for Public Policy, talks about 'true wealth', natural and social capital, the reason why we should put monetary values on nature (even though it feels weird), long-term planning, lessons from 2008, externalities, inequality, the Victorians, data, and more.

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The Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH)

The Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) hosts an ongoing programme of events organised by its research networks and projects, as well as series of conferences and fellowship seminars. Many of these events are available as webinars on the CRASSH Youtube channel.

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Cambridge Judge Business School and Trinity Hall - Social Entrepreneurship Lecture

In the recent Social Entrepreneurship Lecture entitled The ‘Impact Revolution’: can capitalism be reshaped to drive real change? hosted by Trinity Hall and the Cambridge Judge Business School, leading impact investor Sir Ronald Cohen and Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Diageo Professor at the Cambridge Judge Business School and Fellow of Trinity Hall, discussed Sir Ronald’s proposals for change.

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Centre for Geopolitics

Watch recordings of the Centre's recent virtual panel events, which provide historically-grounded solutions to enduring geopolitical problems.

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Plants@Cambridge Annual Seminar Series

Germinating ideas for a healthier, more sustainable future

During 2020 - 2021 CambPlants Hub will be delivering a series of virtual talks and debates where Cambridge researchers and invited experts will offer their insights into some of the latest plant research on three strategic topics:

  • Global Food Security,
  • Protecting the Environment
  • Growing a Sustainable Bioeconomy

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Laing O'Rourke Centre

On the 5th of June 2020, academics, industry professionals and government representatives gathered online to discuss a newly launched guidance report entitled ‘Methodology for quantifying the benefits of offsite construction’ (C792).

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CJBS Perspectives: Leadership in unprecedented times

A series of talks and presentations from exceptional leaders, faculty and alumni, born of the challenging times in which we all currently find ourselves.

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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership - Advancing Leadership webinar series

Throughout 2020, the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) will be hosting a series of ‘Advancing Leadership’ webinars. Find out more about which sessions can cater to your development needs and interests.

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Faculty of Law

Over the coming months, the Faculty of Law has organised a selection of webinars that are open to alumni, including the 'Criminal Justice in a Pandemic' series.

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Previous webinars can be found on the Faculty's YouTube channel - including the recent 'Criminal Justice in a Pandemic: The Courts'

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Faculty of Economics - Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar series

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented arguably the most significant economic shock in over 100 years. Mitigating economic damage while protecting the health of citizens requires entirely new economic thinking. At the Faculty of Economics, our research continues to address these important global challenges. Organised by Dr Meredith Crowley, the Cambridge-INET COVID Economics Alumni webinar presents a public lecture series for Cambridge Alumni.

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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

The Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) will be hosting an online series of Topical Talks, Virtual Open Days and a Bitesize Lecture Library. Learn something new, get your questions answered and discover what it’s like to be a student again at the University of Cambridge. Topical Talk speakers include Naked Scientist Dr Chris Smith and award-winning author Sophie Hannah.

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Cambridge Judge Business School

The Cambridge Judge Business School is delighted to invite you to join them for their webinar series 'What's Next? How to Survive and Thrive in the Post-COVID-19 World'.

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MPhil in Conservation Leadership - Department of Geography

Earlier this month, the Masters in Conservation Leadership alumni network held a ‘Conservation and Coronavirus: what happens next?’, which was chaired by Chris Sandbrook, with Bill Adams as a panellist (along Christina Hicks, Bram Buscher and EJ Milner-Gulland).

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Institute for Manufacturing (IfM)

Over the coming months, the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) will be hosting a variety of webinars, which alumni are welcome to participate.

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Cambridge Stem Cell Institute

A series of short interviews with Cambridge Stem Cell Institute researchers, exploring how they are adapting their work to investigate Covid-19.

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