Research Café 2024

You are invited!

The West Hub, with the STEMM libraries in collaboration with Postdocs of Cambridge Society are pleased to invite you to our new Research Cafés held throughout the year. They will allow you to meet your peers outside of your immediate research group or discipline, to further understanding, collaboration, and engagement across the West Cambridge site in a relaxed environment. 

The presentations on the 17th of January will be accompanied by a keynote given by Dr James Robert Fergusson, an expert in Data Intensive Sciences, Director of the Centre for Doctoral Training in Data Intensive and Course Director for the MPhil in Data Intensive Science in the University of Cambridge. 

When? 17th January 2024 Data intensive Science. 

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. Prizes for Talk and Poster will be available and sponsored by Cambridge Enterprise

talks Lightning talks (5 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).

submit your abstract

Click here to submit your abstract!  (Deadline 26th November 2023 extended due to overwhelming requests).


Sign up to come to the event. 

The Research Café aims to create a supportive space where researchers from all levels and academics can explore interdisciplinary collaborations. 

sign up here to attend the event

Click here to sign up for the Research Café! (Closing on the 15th January 2024) 


research cafe

For questions and enquiries, please email 

Sponsors and Collaborators: 

Cambridge Enterprise -

Postdocs of Cambrdige Society - 

Proposed event schedule

11:30-12:00 - Research Posters and coffee/tea*

12:00-12:10 - Keynote speaker

12:10-13:00 - Lightning talks

13:00-14:00 - Pizza* and Questions

14:00-15:00 - Refreshments for socialising and exploring posters further. 

*Refreshments and lunch will be provided 


Further dates and themes for your calendar: 

24/04/2024 - 11:30 - 15:00 CLIMATE CHANGE 

19/06/2024 - 11:30 - 15:00 PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS 

25/09/2024 - 11:30 - 15:00 SUSTAINABILITY


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