Archive for November, 2011

Vet Panto This Week

On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the 2011 Cambridge Vet School Pantomime will arrive.

Vetman: The Dark Parasite

7:30 pm start (doors open 7pm)

Tickets £5 CUVS members, £6 Non-members, £5 Staff

Includes a mince pie and a glass of mulled wine.

For the trailers, see below or go to

Talks this week

You are being treated to two CUVS talks this week (both ovine-themed):

Firstly, on Tuesday 22nd November, there will be a talk on Lambing, given by Dr Murray Corke and clinical vet students. This will take place downtown in Sidgwick Hall, Newnham College (follow signs from Porter’s lodge). Talk starts at 7 but food will be available from 6:45.

On Thursday 24th November, there will be a talk on “Tackling the challenge of health planning for sheep flocks”, given by Lesley Stubbings. This will be at 6:45pm (6:30 for pizza) in LT2 at the vet school.

Each talk is free to CUVS members, £1 for non-members.

Vetman: The Dark Parasite

The second trailer:

Tickets now available to pre-book from year reps. £4 for CUVS members, £5 non-members. £1 more on the night plus there is limited seating in lecture theatre 1.

Shows on three nights – Tuesday 29th November, Wednesday 30th November and Thursday 1st December.

Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 7:30pm.

Tickets include a mince pie and a glass of mulled wine during the interval.

Any queries, email

Angiostrongylus vasorum – Talk this Wednesday

Lucy Smith will be talking on the parasitic nematode, Angiostrongylus this Wednesday evening (18th November). 6:45 pm (6:30 for pizza).  £1 for non-members, free for CUVS members. Ideal for fourth years ahead of their parasitology exam.

Provided and sponsored by Bayer.

Happy Hour this Friday

5pm in the SCR

There will be a short talk on feline patellar fractures given by Sorrel Langley-Hobbs.

CUVS Talk Tomorrow

“Stress Injuries in the Horse” by Mike Shepherd of Rossdales, who are also sponsoring the talk.

9th November 6:45PM (6:30 for pizza) LT2

Free for members, £1 non-members

Happy Hour

This Friday (4th November) at 5pm in the SCR. There will be a talk by Professor Robin Franklin on “CNS Stem Cells – Getting the Brain to Repair Itself”.

As usual there will be drinks and snacks at cost price.