Welcome to Danby

The STEM society of Downing College, Cambridge

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The Danby Society offers members of Downing College opportunities to attend talks by renowned academics and industry speakers on STEM topics, promoting interaction between different disciplines.

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As a forum for interesting and creative talks, we have welcomed speakers such as Professor Andy Hopper, Sir John Pendry, Sir Roger Penrose and Professor Geoffrey Grimmett. See our events this year!

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We host numerous social events for our members such as movie nights, quizzes, the annual Danby Society Dinner and Garden Party. Sign up to our mailing list to keep up to date!