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Read more at: Speaker Spotlight: Prem Gill

Speaker Spotlight: Prem Gill

Prem Gill is a PhD candidate leading the "Seals from Space: the study of Antarctic pack-ice seals by remote sensing" priority project with the University of Cambridge’s Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI), the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). He will be talking about his work in Cambridge...


Read more at: Speaker Spotlight: Ronja Griep

Speaker Spotlight: Ronja Griep

Ronja Griep is a Gates Cambridge Scholar at the University of Cambridge who is doing a PhD in Philosophy focusing on menstrual shame. She will be talking about her work in Cambridge Imagines on 10th April 2-3pm online. Cambridge Imagines is a series of short films with researchers at Cambridge who are imagining the future...


Read more at: Speaker Spotlight: Yash Mishra

Speaker Spotlight: Yash Mishra

Yash Mishra is doing a PhD on Tissue Engineering at the University of Cambridge and is co-founder of Animal Alternative Technologies. He will be talking about his work in Cambridge Imagines on 10th April 2-3pm online. Cambridge Imagines is a series of short films with researchers at Cambridge who are imagining the future...


Read more at: Speaker Spotlight: Professor Kathy Niakan

Speaker Spotlight: Professor Kathy Niakan

Professor Kathy Niakan is a developmental biologist at the University of Cambridge. In 2016, she became the first scientist in the world to gain regulatory approval to edit the genomes of human embryos for research. Professor Niakan is part of the panel discussion Cambridge at the cutting edge of human embryo research...


Read more at: Speaker Spotlight: Professor Hatice Gunes

Speaker Spotlight: Professor Hatice Gunes

Imagine having a wellbeing coach available 24/7 who can reliably improve your mood. You never feel judged, the coach is always on top form, and sessions are tailored to your personality to keep you mentally well. Hatice Gunes, Professor of Affective Intelligence & Robotics, and Leader of Affective Intelligence &...


Read more at: Speaker Spotlight: Professor Arshin Adib Moghaddam

Speaker Spotlight: Professor Arshin Adib Moghaddam

Arshin Adib Moghaddam is Professor in Global Thought and Comparative Philosophies at SOAS, University of London and a Fellow of Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge. He will be speaking with David Runciman, Professor of Politics at the University of Cambridge, in Can political innovation come from crisis? on 7th April, 7...


Read more at: Speaker Spotlights: Professor Neil Lawrence

Speaker Spotlights: Professor Neil Lawrence

Professor Neil Lawrence is Senior Turing AI Fellow and the DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Cambridge. During his event, AI: RECLAIMING CONTROL (2:30pm-3:30pm on Saturday 9 April, in person), Neil explores what AI is and isn’t, and how we can maximise the benefits and minimise the harms of these...


Read more at: Exploring Antarctica in Cambridge

Exploring Antarctica in Cambridge

In its inaugural year in 2021, the Cambridge Festival managed to reach every continent on Earth - except Antarctica. So, for 2022, we’ve brought Antarctica to Cambridge. While you're here, learn about some of the world-leading research happening here in Cambridge.


Read more at: Speaker Spotlight: Valentina Ndolo

Speaker Spotlight: Valentina Ndolo

Valentina Ndolo is a Gates Cambridge Scholar doing a PhD in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Cambridge. She will be talking about her research in C ambridge Imagines on 10th April 2-3pm online. Cambridge Imagines is a series of short films with researchers at Cambridge who are imagining the future. Cambridge...


Read more at: Cambridge Festival to host a series of high-profile talks on Ukraine

Cambridge Festival to host a series of high-profile talks on Ukraine

Escalation of the war in Ukraine has resulted in the tragic loss of human lives but also brought economic suffering to millions of Ukrainians. In the modern interconnected world, the war in Ukraine has a global impact. In Economic aspects of the war in Ukraine (Monday 4th April, 5pm-6.30pm, live stream) a panel of experts...