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October 2018

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Global Health at Hughes

October 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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So often Global Health means Disease and has a strong medical focus.  On 26th October Hughes Hall will be hosting an event with those who have formed a Cambridge group called Nature, Health and the Built Environment.  This group has chapters in Oxford, Stanford, MIT, Harvard and Yale and shares its meetings via the Internet.   Come and join with a wider group of academics whose actions also impact on health and wellbeing. Refreshments will be provided. For further details or to book…

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Life at a start-up

October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Peter Richards Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Have you ever wondered what it is like working at a start-up? Or what it takes to be successful? Are you considering a career change and thinking of moving to the start-up scene? Do you want to learn the differences between working in academia or in a start-up? Do you want to start your own one? If you have answered 'yes' to any of these questions, then come along to a seminar organised by the Hughes Hall Postdoctoral Research Group…

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November 2018

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Radical New Partnerships

November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Radical New Partnerships and Ways to Solve the World’s Toughest Problems Do you want to help deliver Sustainable Development? What radically new ways can academics partner with other actors as the world pursues the aims of leaving no one behind? How do we reach the furthest behind in pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals. Learn how you can make a difference in solving the world’s toughest problems. Explore what different partnerships will be needed to achieve this. Hosted by Hughes…

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Open Evening Research Associateships Q&A

November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Peter Richards Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Welcome to Hughes Hall Find out more about the 2019 Research Associateships Competition Meet the Director of Research, the Director for Research Translation, the Research Convenor and members of our community in an informal setting for a Q&A and drinks reception. Sign up via the Eventbrite link: https://raevent2018.eventbrite.co.uk

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Quempas and Noël

November 10 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Quempas and Noël: How Musicians Celebrated Christmas in Seventeenth-Century France and Germany   Peter Holman traces the development of the repertories of popular Christmas songs in Germany, where they were known collectively as quempas (a shortening of the title of the fifteenth-century carol ‘Quem pastores laudavere’), and in France, where they were known as noëls. Illustrated with clips of music, he discusses their use inside and outside churches, and the creative ways in which seventeenth-century composers used them in their compositions,…

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Music Café

November 13 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Hughes Hall invites all college members to an informal evening of music making for Hughesians at the next Music Café. Hughesians are invited to show off their musical talents – sing, play, make music – in a friendly café-style atmosphere. Programme: anything goes, provided it is not heavily amplified – from baroque to busking, any musical style welcome; instrumentalist, singers, songwriters; soloists, groups and ensembles; poetry reading and drama. Duration: your performance should be aimed at 5-10 minutes, to allow…

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Research Showcase

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Peter Richards Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Thinking

Join doctoral students, research associates and fellows for an evening of informal talks under the broad theme of 'Global Health and Quality of Life'. Open to all college members, this event offers the chance to explore the breadth and depth of Hughesian research. Three senior members will give short thought-provoking presentations to stimulate the ensuing discussion. Dr Joanna Brunker Hearing light and seeing sound Dr Sarah Hoare Practically Dying: Understanding the occurrence of end-of-life hospital admissions Kyren Lazarus Pregnancy and…

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From student of politics to international Chief Executive Office

November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Thinking about your career after Cambridge? Professor Mary Buckley, a Fellow of Hughes Hall, will be ‘In Conversation’ with CEO Mark G. Wilson about his eclectic career path from university to journalism in Europe and Asia, humanitarian aid work with the Red Cross and now leading Cochrane, a not-for-profit international organisation with over 40,000 members and one of the most respected health brands in the world. There will be time to ask questions. Reserve your place via Eventbrite: www.markgwilson.eventbrite.co.uk About the speaker:…

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December 2018

Free

Stradivari Trust Concert Series: Alda Dizdari

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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College members are invited to the second concert in the Stradivari Concert Series for this academic year when renowned Albanian violinist Alda Dizdari will be performing . Alda has been enjoying great critical acclaim lately.  An article about her appeared in the Sunday Times Culture Magazine on 7th October, focusing on her passion for Elgar, in particular his Violin Concerto.  Her research led to the publication of a book she has written about the composer called Kiss Me Again: A Memoir…

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The theory and practice of teaching thinking

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Peter Richards Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Join us at our December Education Subject Area Event, where senior member Rupert Wegerif and PhD student Laura Kerslake present ideas on the 'Theory and Practice of Teaching Thinking'. This will be followed by a Christmas themed buffet. The speakers will explore: the relationship between teaching thinking and dialogic teaching how you can start to change classroom culture to increase dialogue what dialogic teaching means for learning outcomes This talk presents the ways in which theory and research have a real impact on classroom…

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