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Announcement of lectures and seminars

The following lectures and seminars will be open to members of the University and others who are interested:

Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic. Departmental Lecture Series. Professor Pádraig Ó Riain, of University College, Cork, will give a lecture, entitled Irish elements in Welsh saints' lives and vice versa, at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 22 February, in the Dirac Room, St John's College.

Earth Sciences. Seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Harker Room, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Site.

27 February Volatile release in flood basalt eruptions and implications for mass extinctions, by Professor Stephen Self, of the Open University.
6 March Sun, sea, and tsunamis: climatic variation and the occurrence of giant lateral collapses at oceanic island volcanoes, by Dr Simon Day, of University College London.
13 March Closing in on a conundrum: the case of the end-Permian mass extinction, by Dr Doug Erwin, of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.

MRC Dunn Human Nutrition Unit. Seminars will be held at 3 p.m. on the following dates in the Level 3 Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust/MRC Building, Hills Road.

22 February The strange facets of proton-transport by uncoupling proteins, by Professor Martin Klingenberg, of the University of Munich.
7 March Biomedical applications by counting single atoms, by Professor Colin Garner, of the University of York.
28 March Efficiency of mitochondrial function, by Dr R. K. Porter, of the University of Dublin.
4 April Electron spins as biological probes, by Professor A. J. Thomson, of the University of East Anglia.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 21 February 2001
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