Seminars and events
The Department holds several weekly seminars: The Tea Talks are organised by a senior members of the department. Speakers come from within the University of Cambridge, the UK and from abroad their topics cover the broad range of research interests in the Department.
The Evolution and Development seminar series is organized by the Laboratory for Development & Evolution at the University Museum of Zoology, Department of Zoology. The series consists of relatively informal lunchtime talks, which take about 45-50 minutes, followed by 10-15 min of questions and discussion. Topics covered include micro- and macroevolution, evolutionary developmental genetics, paleontology and computational biology.
The Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series is organized by Dr Chris Jiggins and Dr Oskar Brattstrom. Talks cover recent research on a wide variety of topics from evolutionary genetics through behavioural ecology to ecology and natural history. Speakers are international, national and local. Part II undergraduate zoologists are encouraged to attend.
The Ecology Lunchtime Seminar Series is a forum for informal talks mainly featuring ecologists from around the University covered conservation biology and molecular ecology as well as animal biomechanics.
The Madingley Seminar Series cover the fields of behavioral physiology, neurobiology and evolutionary ecology.
Lastly, the “Beer Talks” are a series of seminars organized by the graduate students in the Department.
Another major event in the department is the Annual Student Conference on Conservation Science, details of which can be found here.
The University Museum of Zoology also hosts many interesting events throughout the year, details of which can be found here.
Cambridge Conservation Seminars is a joint collaboration with the Department of Geography and runs every Wednesday at 5pm in the Large Lecture Theatre in the Geography Dept. Michaelmas Term 2012 Seminars