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No 6456

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Vol cxlvii No 22

pp. 370–379

Events, courses, etc.

Announcement of lectures, seminars, etc.

The University offers a large number of lectures, seminars, and other events, many of which are free of charge, to members of the University and others who are interested. Details can be found on individual Faculty, Department, and institution websites, on the What’s On website (, and on (

Brief details of upcoming events are given below.

Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning (CCTL)

Teaching Forum: 23 March 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Churchill College. Chaired by Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education, Professor Graham Virgo, the forum is open to all who teach and support learning in the collegiate University. Topics will include:

What’s right with the Teaching Excellence Framework?; Using Moodle to support learning and assessment; Defining learning gain in HE and exploring the student perspective; Excellent education in research-intensive universities; and Perspectives from a secondary head teacher.

The programme includes lunch and refreshments and will conclude with a plenary and panel discussion.

Equality and Diversity

Changing times – Cambridge community and identity, a workshop exploring the impact of changing times on equality in the UK: diverse perspectives on identity and difference, exploring what can be done to move towards a more positive future; facilitated by Ila Chandavarkar, at 1 p.m. on 23 February 2017 in Lecture Room 11, 8 Mill Lane.

Faculty of Music

Wort Lectures: by Professor George Lewis, FBA, Columbia University, in the Recital Room, Faculty of Music

Benjamin Patterson’s spiritual exercises, at 5 p.m. on 8 March 2017

Expressive awesomeness: new music and art in Chicago, 1965–75, at 5 p.m. on 15 March 2017, and