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Leverhulme Centre for Life in the Universe

 
  • 27Jun

    The Leverhulme Centre for Life in the Universe seeks to harness simultaneous breakthroughs in astrophysics, planetology, organic chemistry, biology and cognate disciplines to tackle one of the great interdisciplinary challenges of our time: to develop a deeper understanding of life, its emergence, and its distribution in the Universe.

  • 07Feb

    This day will bring together researchers from Cambridge whose research is relevant in light of exoplanets, planets, and life in the Universe. 

  • 02Dec

    Coffee meetings take place every other Thursday for people to catch up on research in an informal setting, give ~20 minute informal talks or walk us through a paper they’ve worked on or would like to discuss.

  • 18Nov

    Coffee meetings take place every other Thursday for people to catch up on research in an informal setting, give ~20 minute informal talks or walk us through a paper they’ve worked on or would like to discuss.

  • 11Nov

    Join us to celebrate the establishment of IPLU, hear about life in the Universe research in Cambridge and learn how to get involved.

    The event is open to all. Please register here.

  • 27Oct

    Speaker: Nancy Cartwright, Professor of Philosophy at Durham University and Distinguished Professor at the University of California, San Diego.

  • 21Jul

    It is likely that prebiotic chemistry and early life required a source of hydrogen. Are there geochemical processes that provide this source of hydrogen? Can prebiotic chemistry happen in the environments where these processes are active?

  • 26May

    We will have our first ever online 101 Lecture, Protocells 101, which will be given by Dr Claudia Bonfio.

  • 15Apr

    Carol Cleland will be speaking with us about searching for life without (being able to? having to?) define life.