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Past Events

The impact of policy on the low-carbon transition: opening the black box of energy technologies Jun 26, 2018 from 02:30 PM to 03:30 PM Rayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre,
Hidden problems in the global wind industry Jun 15, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Rayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre,
Antarctic Reflections on Leadership and Women in STEMM May 10, 2018 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM Rayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre,
Can electricity networks cope with mass uptake of Electric Vehicles (EVs)? Jan 19, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Rayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre,
Technology for Development Sandpit Jan 15, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 09:30 PM Maxwell Centre,
The Status of Mini-Grids: Are they the 'next' big thing, or an un-economic diversion? May 10, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Maxwell Centre, Rayleigh Seminar Room,
Thinking of becoming an Entrepreneur Mar 16, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Rayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre,
What questions will you be asked?
Networking for Nerds Mar 06, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Small Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory,
How to land your dream job in science
Greening up the Cavendish and the University Feb 09, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
The Maxwell centre as a test case
Fifth Winton Symposium on Solar Energies Nov 03, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM Cavendish Laboratory,
France’s Nuclear Energy Transition: Turning Points in National Policy and Innovation Oct 13, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Understanding the Paris Climate Summit (COP21) Nov 16, 2015 from 02:00 PM to 06:00 PM MR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences,
Piezoelectric nanogenerators: Power solutions for autonomous devices May 14, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
A discussion on harvesting energy from ambient sources as a solution for small-power applications
Patents in theory and in practice Apr 16, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
An introduction to patents followed by a debate as to whether patents help or hinder innovation
A remarkable set of contemplations Mar 12, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
Beyond the pit latrine - developing new tools for organic waste management in the global south Feb 12, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
An ideal limit for the performance of large wind farms Jan 22, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
3rd Winton Symposium Sep 29, 2014 from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Winton Symposium on Global Challenges for Science and Technology
Meeting the challenges of cancer through nanotechnology Sep 01, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
The amazing recent years in Solar Cells
. What’s next? Jun 30, 2014 from 02:30 PM to 03:30 PM Small Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory,
Energy vs materials availability. Equivalent or different? Jun 23, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
A discussion led by Professor David Cahen from the Weizmann Institute of Science
Current Issues in Energy Policy May 12, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
Discussion led by Dr Chi-Kong Chyong, Research Associate, Judge Business School and Director of Energy Policy Forum
Symposium on Photocatalysis Apr 30, 2014 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Chemistry,
2014 Lewis Lectures by Kazunari Domen Apr 29, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Chemistry,
The future of Artificial Photosynthesis - academic curiosity or real-world application? Mar 31, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
A discussion led by Dr Erwin Reisner from the Department of Chemistry
Electric buses - can they really compete on the front line? Mar 17, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
Discussion led by John Miles, Professor in Transitional Energy Strategies, Department of Engineering
Quantum effects in biology and organic materials: photosynthesis, solar cells and nanomachines Mar 06, 2014 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM Lloyd Room, Christ's College,
Talk by Winton Advanced Research Fellow, Alex Chin
Running Combustion Backwards: Fuels from Sunlight, From First Principles Feb 11, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Pfizer Lecture Theatre,
Professor Emily Carter to present Linnett Lecture
Business-oriented Solutions for Resource Recovery and Reuse at Scale in Developing Countries Jan 27, 2014 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
Luca Di Mario of Centre for Sustainable Development to host Winton teatime discussion
Open-ended inorganic nanotubes: band-gap and bands-engineering of a photo-catalyst Dec 16, 2013 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM TCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory,
Winton teatime discussion on Photocatalysis for converting sunlight into industrially viable forms of energy or fuels

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