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Tue 4 May 12:30PM - 1:00PM

CBC Wellness Campaign: Boundaries - saying 'no' with more confidence

Saying 'no' can be hard – join renowned local life coach and trainer David Brown as he shares how to make saying 'no' easier, without feeling guilty

1:00PM - 2:15PM

Highlight Nicholas Norton Nicols and his maps of Mindanao

A talk by Peter Geldart (Philippine Map Collectors Society) in the 'Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography' series.

2:30PM - 4:30PM

Wolfson Research Event 2021 — New Perspectives

The Wolfson Research Event (WRE) is an interdisciplinary conference, where students of Wolfson College present their research. This year, it takes place between 28 April and 4 May.

7:15PM - 8:15PM

University social club swimming Cancelled

This event has been cancelled. Lane swimming available every Tuesday for University and non-University individuals

Wed 5 May 9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

Short (approx. 10 min) films taking viewers on a virtual wander around the Garden.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

#LivefromLucy: 'Reducing Treatment-Related Toxicity for Children with WNT-Medulloblastoma' with Dr Jessica Taylor

Join us for this informative virtual event in which Dr Jessica Taylor discusses reducing treatment-related toxicity for children with brain cancer.

6:00PM - 7:45PM

Dr Nicola Rollock — The Rules of Racial Standing: Race and Racism in the Era of the Public Lynching of George Floyd

Dr Nicola Rollock, senior advisor on race and higher education to the Vice-chancellor delivers this Wolfson's annual Lee Seng Tee Distinguished Lecture.

6:30PM - 8:00PM

Life clubs - Self improvement workshops Cancelled

This event has been cancelled. Life clubs was created in 2004 by Nina Grunfeld, best-selling author of The Life Book. Sessions are every Wednesday.

Thu 6 May 7:30PM - 8:15PM

Highlight Bait and Switch: The Case of the Archimedes Palimpsest

Discover the story behind the Archimedes Palimpsest, currently featured in the University Library's Ghost Words exhibition.

Fri 7 May 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Science Society - Diseases without Borders: what can we do to combat the next pandemic

The Science Society organises regular talks during term time. Throughout this term, all talks take place as zoom meetings, make sure to register.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Selwyn Online webinar - The Future of Microprocessors

This talk is about the history of microprocessors. It's for anyone who wonders how their computers, telephones and other devices work and what may happen next.

7:00PM - 8:00PM

Highlight Haunted Cambridge walking ghost tour (from Easter 2021)

A spooky evening walk with The Institute of Tourist Guiding ghost guides.

Sat 8 May 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Statues, Memorials, and the Invisible Ones: A Tour of Newtown

A guided tour of the Newtown area of Cambridge. Discover the stories of past inhabitants, some celebrated and commemorated, others overlooked and forgotten.

7:00PM - 8:00PM

Highlight Haunted Cambridge walking ghost tour (from Easter 2021)

A spooky evening walk with The Institute of Tourist Guiding ghost guides.

8:00PM - 9:00PM

Daniela Rossi - guitar recital live from Clare Hall

Enjoy a guitar recital by Rossi on Saturday 8th May from 8pm, livestreamed via YouTube. The concert will be based on the ancient theme 'The Folia of Spain', finishing with a world premiere piece dedicated to Rossi, by British composer Vincent Lindsey-Clark.

Sun 9 May 11:30AM - 1:00PM

Highlight Science walking tours 2021

Enjoy a 90 minute physical (not virtual) walking tour of Cambridge with a Green Badge Guide. Hear stories of Issac Newton's cat, a docor who put his patient inside a horse, a scientist who died studying his chickens, and much more.

2:30PM - 3:00PM

Science on Sundays – From simple beginnings—understanding the origin of carnivorous plant traps

Dr Chris Whitewoods, Sainsbury Lab, University of Cambridge. Science on Sundays is a programme of free, informal, monthly science talks, bringing the latest discoveries in plant science, as well as research linked to the plant collection at CUBG, to our visitors in a 30 minute nutshell.