Future and past events

Clareity Matters - Thursday 1st November 2018 7:00 pm

Clareity Evening: A Noblewoman’s Memoirs and Paediatric Cancer Neuroblastoma

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We have an excellent set of talks for the next Clareity. Kasia Brzezinska will introduce memoirs of a C18th Polish noblewoman and Daniel Marcos Corchado a Clare Research Associate (CRA) will illustrate us about Neuroblastoma (NB), a childhood cancer arising from dysregulated neuronal cells during child development, and an avenue for treatment. As always there […]

Clareity Matters - Thursday 12th October 2017 7:00 pm

Clareity Evening: Carbon Capture and Pearwood Statuary

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Come to the MCR for our first Clareity Evening of the new academic year! We will be treated to short research presentations from Edward Hinton and Holly Fletcher (abstracts below), in a casual setting with refreshments (wine, pizza, and sweets). Evening begins promptly at 7, bar opens at 8.30. —— ‘The solution to climate change […]

Clareity Matters - Thursday 15th June 2017 7:00 pm

Cancer Prevention and Pre-Columbian Art

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Gather together for our final Clariety Evening of the academic year! Tonight we will hear research from two graduating MCR members: Maheetha Bharadwaj, and former Clareity president Andrés Bustamante. Abstracts below.     ************************************************************************** ‘Figuring out cancer from a preventative perspective’, Maheetha Bharadwaj According to the NHS, more than 1 in 3 people will develop […]

Clareity Matters - Thursday 4th May 2017 7:00 pm

Himalayan Science & ‘Immortal’ Cell Lineage

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Since MCR elections are taking place so late this year, I have unilaterally extended my reign to include one last Clareity Evening! Join us for the first Clareity Matters Evening of the Easter term where we’ll hear Lachlan Fleetwood examine the history of scientific exploration in the Himalayas and Navin Ramakrishna will discuss the development […]

Clareity Matters - Thursday 2nd February 2017 7:00 pm

‘Confetti’ and Identity Politics

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Welcome back! Please join us for the first Clareity of the Lent term! We have two great presentations coming up. Former Clareity President Magda Sznurkowska will explore how to track cells in disease and development with ‘confetti’ lineage tracing, and Parvathi Subbiah will discuss her research on the intersections of racial Indentity and political legitimacy […]

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Speaker: Dr Ed Turner Ed Turner, Curator of Insects at the Museum of Zoology, will give a talk entitled ‘The little things that run the world: why insects and insect collections are important.’ All are welcome and port and chocolates will be provided.

Clareity Matters - Thursday 24th November 2016 7:00 pm

Gold Mining and an ‘Artificial Pancreas’

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Please join us for the last Clareity of the Michaelmas term! We have two great presentations coming up. David Orr will explore corporate social responsibility in South Africa’s mining sector, and Zoë Stewart will discuss her research on the use of an ‘artificial pancreas’ to improve glucose control in pregnant women with Type 1 diabetes. […]

CRA research talks - Monday 7th November 2016 8:30 pm

CRA Research Talk

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Matthew Dunstan from the Chemistry Department will be talking about something a little bit different – his second career as a designer of board games – you can buy some of them in Heffers! All are welcome, port and chocolates will be provided.

Clareity Matters - Thursday 3rd November 2016 7:00 pm

Scandal and Fire!

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We have another wonderful set of presentations lined up for our second Clareity of Michaelmas! Kasia Brzezinska will discuss scandal and creation of celebrity in Regency England, and Olly McMillan will explore a potential solution to managing hazardous chemical waste. As always pizza, snacks, wine, and other drinks provided! (Abstracts below)   ******************************************************************* ‘Self-Fashioning, Celebrity […]

Dilettantes - Monday 24th October 2016 8:30 pm

The Art of Quizzing

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“The Art of Quizzing” by Elysia Warner The talk will be part practical: “What are quiz shows actually like?” and part existential (ex-quiz-stential, credit to Elysia): “Why do we quiz? What does It all mean?” Come along for an interesting break, and something a bit different from usual society fare. Elysia has competed for Clare […]