Trinity College Science Society
is the most active science society in Cambridge, providing a rich programme of seminar series, panel discussions, film nights, and other social events. While based in Trinity College, all talks are free and open to all members of the university and the general public, and are accompanied by generous refreshments. Browse through our programme for the coming year to see the remarkable speakers and events we have lined up.

TCSS Symposium

Sunday 8 March 2015

The Trinity College Science Society Symposium and Dinner is a unique event spanning an entire day of talks by Trinity students. At the end of Lent term every year, current students of Trinity College present their research and findings to their peers in a friendly, informal environment.

Attendance to the symposium is free and open to all members of university and general public. The annual dinner is fully booked, to place yourself on a waiting list, please fill in this form. Tickets to the Annual Dinner cost £15

Time Speaker Topic
10:00 - 10:45Dr Arthur NormanA Computing Project that has been running for 50 years
10:45 - 11:15Guy EmersonTeaching Computers to Read
11:15 - 11:45Carl TurnerAn Introduction to Instantons
11:45 - 12:15Alexey MorgunovThe Not-So-Universal Genetic Code
13:15 - 14:00Prof. Didier QuelozExoplanets and the nature of other worlds
14:00 - 14:30Mary FortuneFinding shared causal variants between diseases.
14:30 - 15:00Madeline KavanaghFragment-based drug discovery of potent and selective CYP121 inhibitors for tuberculosis
15:00 - 15:30Dan SafkaRaspberry Pi Imaging
16:00 - 16:30Emily AdlamThe Quantum Measurement Problem
16:30 - 17:00Amelia Joy ThompsonPoking brains: the mechanics of neural development
17:00 - 17:45Prof. BrakefieldEvolution on the Wing


Parma Ham with Buffalo Mozzarella, Oven Roasted Tomatoes & Toasted Foccaccia
v. Spinach, Roast Red Pepper & Parmesan Risotto topped with Buttered Baby Leeks

Fillet of Beef Wellington, Red Wine & Shallot Sauce
v. Roasted Plum Tomato & Goats Cheese Tart flavoured with Thyme

Trinity Creme Brule with Seasonal Fruits