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Big Data in Biology: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Join Prof Ewan Birney as he talks about his experience working on the Human Genome Project, highlight some of the cutting-edge work taking place at the EMBL-European Bioninformatics Institute, and offer his forecasts for the future of biodata.

Bridging Binaries: LGBTQ+ Tours at the Whipple Museum

Please note: this event has been CANCELLED

Fri 14 February - Fri 26 June

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

From the ancient tracking of the stars and Sci-Fi futures, to women scientists and famous computer pioneers explore the spectrum of identities that exist across time, place and culture at the Whipple History of Science Museum.

Our volunteer guides share their personal selection of fascinating stories about gender and sexual identity through a range of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-related objects.

Important information

The Museum is embedded in the Department of History and Philosophy of the University of Cambridge which is located on Free School Lane. To find the Museum please enter through the department door and go up the stairs directly in front of you.

Please note that tours will involve walking around the Museum for the duration

Tours are aimed at an adult audience. However children and teenagers are very welcome to attend with adults at their discretion.

Please arrive approx. 5-10 mins before the tour start time at the information desk just inside the Museum.

Cost: Free

Ages: Adults

Enquiries and booking

Please note that booking is required for this event.

Enquiries: Cambridge Live Website Email: hello@cambridgelive.org.uk Telephone: 01223357851


All times

Fri 14 February 1:00PM - 1:45PM
Fri 28 February 1:00PM - 1:45PM
Sat 14 March 2:00PM - 2:45PM
Fri 27 March 1:00PM - 1:45PM
Fri 17 April 1:00PM - 1:45PM
Fri 15 May 1:00PM - 1:45PM
Fri 12 June 1:00PM - 1:45PM
Fri 26 June 1:00PM - 1:45PM


Address: Whipple Museum of the History of Science
Free School Lane
Email: hps-whipple-museum@lists.cam.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1223 330906
Fax: +44 1223 334554