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Coffee with Scientists

The aim of this group is to explore and enhance the interface between HPS and science. Though many of us in HPS engage closely with science and scientists, we could benefit from more explicit discussions about the relationship between HPS and science itself, and from more opportunities for HPS-scholars and scientists to help each other's work.

Generally we meet on Fridays, 3.30–5.00pm in Seminar Room 2. Further information and reading materials will be distributed through the email list of the group; please contact Hasok Chang (hc372) if you would like to be included on the list.

Lent Term 2018

26 January Marie-Ann Ha (Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medical Science, Anglia Ruskin University), hosted by Hasok Chang
Is 5-a-day enough? Nutrition, a science at crossroads
9 February Longzhu Shen (Research Associate, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge), hosted by Agnes Bolinska
Predicting the evolutionary trajectory of influenza
9 March Robert Asher (Senior Lecturer, Department of Zoology, and Curator, University Museum of Zoology, University of Cambridge) with Adrian Currie (Postdoctoral Researcher, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge)
Taxonomy, trees and truth in historical mammalogy