03:00 pm - 04:30 pm

A 21st Century Odyssey in Life Sciences: From Genes and Stem Cells to the Tiangong Space Station

In this lecture, Professor Kee will share his illustrious and exciting journey in his 30 years of learning and studying life sciences.
05:00 pm - 06:30 pm

Why Does Mitochondrial Dysfunction Target Specific Cell Types?

Mitochondrial dysfunction is seen in many common and rare diseases, but given their central role in cell homeostasis, it remains puzzling why this targets some cell-types and not others.
05:00 pm - 06:30 pm

Private International Law in England Post BREXIT

Withdrawing from the European Union on 31st December 2020 had seismic effects on the landscape of Private International Law rules in the UK.

Computational Materials Design with Machine Learning and Atomistic Simulations

The computational techniques of atomistic simulation and machine learning (ML) offer an avenue to rapidly invent new materials which is vital for addressing pressing societal challenges in health, energy and sustainability.

Precision medicine – what does it mean for drug development and disease prevention?

Recent advances in biotechnology coupled with a rapidly increasing understanding of the fundamental genetic causes of disease are not only identifying those at risk of disease but also revealing new drug targets.

Nature vs Nurture: The Influence of Environmental Stressors on Cancer Risk and How Your Genes Work

Recent advances in epigenetics and epigenomics have a tremendous impact on our understanding of biological phenomena and have galvanized the research of complex diseases, notably cancer. 

Bulk Superconductors: Revolution or Red Herring?

The discovery of the so-called High Temperature Superconductors in 1987, which in bulk forms are able to conduct very high electrical currents and hence generate extremely high magnetic fields at liquid nitrogen temperatures, was heralded as the…

Documentary as a Form of Untold Stories or Stories That Needed to be Told

Documentary as a Form of Untold Stories or Stories That Needed to be Told

What Matters Now. The Next-Generation City: Healthy, Green, and Resilient

What will it take to design, build, and operate the next generation city?

The Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre and the Cambridge Rapid Response to the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic

Join our guest speaker, Professor Ken Smith from the University of Cambridge as he uncovers the subject of "The Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre and the Cambridge rapid response to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic" and gain a deeper understanding on immune…

CWAC LIVE Webinar Series #5- No Planet B – A Call To Climate Action

Happening this 28th of July, join us as we discover the importance of our environment and our community. This session features H.E. Dr Joachim Bergström, Ambassador of Sweden to Malaysia, sharing on the topic of “No Planet B – A Call to Climate…

Zero Tuberculosis

The duo lecture on Zero Tuberculosis: "Why eliminating tuberculosis matters for global health" by Professor Salmaan Keshavjee and "Insights from childhood tuberculosis" by Professor Mercedes Becerra (Harvard Medical School)