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Institute of Astronomy



The conference will be held at the Institute of Astronomy (IoA), in the Hoyle Lecture Theatre (labelled "Lecture Theatre" in the map below).

Access is through the Institute of Astronomy main entrance, from Madingley Rise, labelled as [E] on the map.

Institute of Astronomy

Madingley Road
Tel:+44 (0)1223 337548




  • The Hoyle Building is fully accessible to wheelchair users but does not have automatic doors.
  • A hearing loop is available.

Please contact us via if you have any questions.


Getting Here

You can find information on how to reach the Institute of Astronomy on this page.

Bike hire

By far the easiest way to travel around Cambridge is by bicycle. There are numerous cycle rentals in the city including City Cycle Hire.

Prices are around £10 per day or £25 per week, plus a deposit of £40-60.


The Institute of Astronomy is a 15-20 minute taxi journey from the railway station and costs around £8-9 with Panther Taxis Ltd (01223 715715).