Research Cafe


The STEMM libraries present the West Hub Research Café!

This is an opportunity to meet your peers outside your immediate research group or discipline, to further understanding, collaboration, and engagement across the West Cambridge site in a relaxed environment. All locations and sectors are welcome!

The next Research Café is themed around Sustainability, and we are excited to announce that our keynote speaker will be Claire Barlow. Claire is a sustainability and materials engineer, currently serving as the President of the Cambridge Philosophical Society and has been a Senior Member at Newnham College since 1980. Claire's extensive experience includes roles as Course Director for the Manufacturing Engineering Tripos, Director of Undergraduate Education, Deputy Head of the Engineering Department with special responsibility for teaching, and Interim Head of the Department.

If wish to share your research, raise your profile and be part of this community, submit your abstract by September 2nd. All subjects/fields, backgrounds and  sectors are welcome. Our Research Cafés are a great place to connect with different companies, universities and subjects. 


submit your abstract

Click here to submit your abstract!  (Deadline 2nd September 2024).


Keynote: Claire Barlow 

Ways to present: As a presenter, you can showcase your research, interact with experts from different disciplines, and receive valuable feedback from the academic community. 

talks Lightning talks (6 mins in front of the room, covering the key points of your research.)

poster Poster (This would be A0 poster outlining important areas of your research).

Prize draw 2pm: A Prize draw for the Talk and/or Poster will be available.

Connect: Presenters and participants will have the opportunity to connect over lunch where G Research and our West Hub, will sponsor lunch and refreshments to spark collaborations. 

Share: We can also support you with sharing your research as widely as possible through Apollo, the University repository. The repository is committed to preserving for the long-term and providing access to the University's research as widely as possible.


>>See what participants say about the Research Café on our LinkedIn post. 


>>>Contact information: / 01223762725.


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