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May 2019

Free

Social Event for Engineers

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Peter Richards Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Calling all Engineers ….. •are you interested in meeting other engineers within the Hughes Hall community? •would you like to get involved with/attend future engineering events? If the answer is 'yes', come along to an informal pizza evening on Wednesday 8th May. Hosted by third year engineering PhD student Jennifer Bitting, this second event will enable students and seniors in the field of engineering to meet each other. No need to RSVP – just turn up. Questions? Contact Jennifer Bitting (jjb64)

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‘Owls and Ice Cream Cones’ Family Party

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Join us for a very special event, which will start with a visit from The Raptor Foundation, who will be bringing to Hughes a selection of birds of prey (hopefully including an owl). The visit will offer a chance to get up close to the raptors, handle them and ask questions. The visit will also include a flying display, and volunteers will be needed to help fly the birds. Brunch will follow in the Dining Hall, with an added addition…

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Senior Members’ Symposium

May 16 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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A symposium for senior members to share insights and learn more about others’ research activities.  The event will comprise two main sessions: - how the college might establish an “AI and Data” cross-cutting theme as part of the Bridge - a series of short presentations covering the diverse and exciting mix of topics covered by our Bridge Centres and Partner Organisations. The Symposium will run till around 7pm, and will include a short break.  It will be followed by a buffet dinner in the…

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Free

Twilight of the Gods – a recital of fin de siècle lyric song

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Come and enjoy an early evening concert of music for voice and piano with distinguished soprano Alison Pearce and Hughes’ Director of Music Nigel Yandell. The concert programme will include works  by Debussy, Chausson and Satie, as well as a performance of the Fünf Gesänge op.13 by Szymanowski. Alison Pearce has a international career as a soprano soloist in opera, oratorio and recital.  She appears with the world's leading conductors and orchestras at major venues and festivals as well as…

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June 2019

Free

Hughes Hall Enterprise Society Awards

June 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Peter Richards Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Come along and join us at this year's HHES Final where you can Attend the pitch of 3 finalists of Business Plan Competition: FoodPlus, Zhiqi Wang: Food technology QBio, Will Pritchard: Applied medicine Tx, Harry Baxter: Drug resistance  Listen to the key note speaker Graeham Douglas on how he raised money for his business idea after winning an HHES Award Talk about your business ideas with potential investors, start up founders and mentors in the networking session Agenda 5.00 pm Registration…

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End of term party at the bumps

June 14 @ 1:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Senior Members, Students and Staff of Hughes Hall are invited to celebrate the end of term at our End of Term Party at The Plough pub in Fen Ditton. Tokens will be available for two free drinks and transport will be provided if required. We hope to see you there. Please rsvp to events@hughes.cam.ac.uk if you require transport on the day.

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Success Stories in Latin America with Virtual Reality Technology

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Success Stories in Latin America with Virtual Reality Technology: Social Problems, Corporate Education and Health Care Virtual reality technology has generated a lot of buzz, however it is hard to find relevant and successful projects in the industry. Hughes Alumni, Bruno Cabellero and Pedro Salinas, will take you through 10 years of rollercoaster experience of projects transforming education in corporations, medical intervention and creating impact in the society. Its Facebook partnership and generation of data and research with top universities…

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Free

Alumni Summer Garden Party 2019

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The blossom is out, the cricketers are back on Fenner’s and the beginning of summer is in the air – it is nearly that time of year again for the annual Alumni Summer Garden Party! All Alumni, together with their family and friends are invited to enjoy strawberries, pimms, lawn games and live jazz in the College garden. To sign up, please click here or click on the link below.  

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Free

ED: TALK The dialogue and evidence implementation toolkit

June 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Come and join us at the launch of the ED:TALK toolkit on June 24th 2019, at 5:30pm in the Pavilion Room. The evening will see a brief introduction to the Toolkit, reflections from teachers who have contributed to its development and time to discuss the broader role of evidence in schools. Growing research evidence suggests that the quality of talk and dialogue are important factors contributing to learning. ED:TALK is a newly-developed practical toolkit that enables teachers to implement research-driven and…

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July 2019

£75 – £90

The Age of Oracy: A Conference on Talk and Learning in School

July 3 @ 9:15 am - 4:00 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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The importance of oracy education is becoming widely recognised. For it to succeed, educational policy and practice need to be based on research evidence and effective teaching methods. Practitioners and anyone else with an interest in the subject are welcome to join members of Oracy Cambridge who will share the results of their latest work on developing children’s talk skills and improving classroom dialogue, and lead discussion about the practical implications. For further details, including registration, click here or use the…

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