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Botanic Gardens Talk new Mon 27 Jan 2020   15:00 [Places]

This talk will go through the basics of how to use gardening as a tool for better health and wellbeing - the facts, fiction and the flowers!

'Core Blimey' new Mon 27 Jan 2020   11:00 [Places]

A session suitable for beginners. Elisa will guide participants through core and mobility exercises. This session is perfect for those who work at a desk.

Metabolic Conditioning is a method of training that involves a very high work rate, usuing exercises designed to burn more calories during your workout and maximise calories burned, after your workout. These routines are intended to increase your body's storage and delivery of energy for any activity.

This induction is required for anyone planning to work unsupervised at the Maxwell Centre, Department of Physics.

It has two parts:

  • Part 1 is for people working anywhere in the building
  • Part 2 is only for those working at the Maxwell laboratories

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Thu 27 Feb 2020 14:00 [Places]
Thu 12 Mar 2020 14:00 [Places]
Tue 24 Mar 2020 14:00 [Places]
Physics Health & Safety: H&S Induction new Wed 12 Feb 2020   09:55   [More dates...] [Places]

Departmental health and safety induction for graduate students, undergraduate students (Part IB, II, or III) MASt students, visitors and staff starting study or work at the Department of Physics.

Session 1 of this briefing is for everyone and covers what to do in the event of an emergency, and how to report problems.

There will be a short break before Session 2, which is for people carrying out practical experiments in a laboratory, doing other practical (e.g. maintenance) work, managing events or other people.

When there are new staff at an induction, this will be preceded by a short HR induction.

Anyone only working in an office is not required to attend Session 2, unless they manage people or events.

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Thu 27 Feb 2020 09:55 [Places]
Thu 12 Mar 2020 09:55 [Places]
Tue 24 Mar 2020 09:55 [Places]

This is an introductory course which is required for users and supervisors of Class 3B and Class 4 lasers, before they receive hands-on training for use of specific lasers, and for registering as an "Authorized Laser User" in accordance with University of Cambridge and Department of Physics policy and procedure.

A short briefing for anyone who wishes to use X-ray generators at Department of Physics, University of Cambridge. Required before attending hands-on training on specific X-ray equipment and part of registrations as "Ionising Radiation User" (for details see this page).

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Tue 10 Mar 2020 11:00 [Places]
Pilates - Taster Session Thu 30 Jan 2020   12:00 [Places]

Pilates is a method of exercise that consists of low impact flexibility and muscular strength. It emphasises proper postural alignment, core strength and muscle balance, to help improve the 'core muscles' of your body leaving you relaxed and free of tension.

All abilities welcome!

Run with "Physics Flyers" Wed 29 Jan 2020   12:30 [Places]

A 35-minute running session following a 5K route, which will be tailored depending on your experience. Whether you are an experienced runner, or completely new to the sport this will be a perfect session to meet like-minded people and enjoy some fresh air!

All abilities welcome from beginners to more experienced runners.

This session will be followed by celebratory tea and biscuits :)

Tai Chi Class new Tue 28 Jan 2020   11:00 [Places]

T’ai Chi is a gentle and meditative form of exercise. Practice not only improves our physical health, including posture, balance, breathing and circulation, but helps to calm the mind and relieve stress.

Alison Warlow has been practising T'ai Chi and qigong since 1999, and teaching since 1994. She teaches a number of weekly classes in and around Cambridge, and is a registered instructor with the T'ai Chi Union of Great Britain.

The Strengthening Personal Resilience programme new Tue 28 Jan 2020   14:30 [Places]

The purpose of this programme is to strengthen resilience in individuals.

The programme places personal resilience in the context of the workplace and explores the influences, techniques and approaches that help individuals develop and sustain personal control and resilience at work.

Its emphasis is on the prevention of stress with individuals taking responsibility themselves to approach challenging situations with robust attitudes so they remain resilient and also grow their resilience further.

Yogalates - Taster Session new Thu 30 Jan 2020   13:00 [Places]

Yogalates is an ever-increasing popular exercise inspired by Pilates and Yoga. Combining both excercises allows you to practice and improve your own limits; pushing your body, while opening up your mind.

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