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University of Cambridge Alumni Festival - Clare Hall Fellows' Talks

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Richard Eden Suite, West Court

Herschel Road

Clare Hall

Cambridge

CB3 9AL

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As part of the University of Cambridge Alumni Festival Weekend, Clare Hall is showcasing a couple of our Clare Hall Fellows who will give a short talk on their work. These talks are open to all and will be held in the Richard Eden Suite at West Court, Herschel Road, Clare Hall on Saturday 28 September from 10am.

The programme for the morning is as follows:

10 am – Coffee and tea served on arrival

10.15 – 10.45am - Hasok Chang delivers a talk entitled: 'Is physics the foundation of all sciences?'

Hasok Chang is a Fellow of Clare Hall, and the Hans Rausing Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. Until 2010 he taught at University College London, having taken his degrees in the United States. His research focuses on the history of chemistry and physics, and various general issues in the philosophy of science.

10.45 – 11.00am – Q & A

11.00 – 11.30am - Carolyn Cobbold delivers a talk entitled 'Food to dye for. The normalisation of chemical food additives'.

Carolyn Cobbold is a Research Fellow at Clare Hall investigating how man-made chemicals became legitimised as food ingredients. Prior to taking a PhD at Cambridge in the History of Science, Carolyn worked as a risk management journalist. Outside of academia, Carolyn has also been involved in helping make coastal communities more resilient to climate change.

11.30 – 11.45am – Q & A

There will be opportunities for Q & A after each talk.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please email the Development Office on development@clarehall.cam.ac.uk or phone 01223 332368.

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