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Stokes X Murray Edwards Swap

Stokes' second swap of term is a formal swap with Murray Edwards college! We will be going to their formal, meeting at 6:40 pm at the Murray Edwards plodge. If you would like to attend, please fill…

  • 7 months 1 week ago
  • Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

Stokes X Sidney Swap

Stokes' first swap of term is with Sidney Sussex College! We will be meeting them at Curry King on Thursday, January 23 for some dinner and good conversation. Whether you've been to Stokes talks…

  • 8 months 20 hours ago
  • Curry King, Cambridge

What Would a Forest Without Insects Look Like?

Dr Sofia Gripenberg

ABOUT THE TALK The first Stokes talk of term is Monday at 9 pm! Dr. Sofia Gripenberg of the University of Reading will join us to give her talk, "Functional Roles of Plant-Eating Insects in…

  • 8 months 1 week ago
  • Nihon Room, Pembroke College

Spectral Conversion Materials to Harvest Sunlight in the Urban Landscape

Dr Rachel C. Evans

Solar power is the world’s fastest-growing energy source. The sun rush has driven technological advances and forced competitive manufacturing, leading to more efficient solar cells at significantly r…

  • 1 year 7 months ago
  • Nihon Room, Pembroke College

All things bright and beautiful: optics and photonics innovation in biology

Prof. Pete Vukusic

The study of structural colour in brightly coloured animals is an exciting interdisciplinary area of research. Complex photonic bandgap (PBG) structures (which prevent the propagation of a band of…

  • 1 year 10 months ago
  • Nihon Room, Pembroke College

The History of Earth: A View in Space

Dr Oliver Shorttle

Summary: Thousands of planets have now been discovered outside our solar system. Fundamental questions about our own planet's history can now be tested not just with the geological record on Earth,…

  • 1 year 10 months ago
  • Nihon Room, Pembroke College