Institute of Astronomy



Plato Week 07 will take place at the Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0HA, UK

See the University map or Google map for location

Lunch Venues

There are a number of nearby options for lunch. All are within a 5 to 10 minute walk from the IoA. Listed below in order of closeness to the IoA

  1. Greenwich House Cafe: see details
  2. Computer Lab Cafe: see details
  3. Churchill College Dining Hall: see details  [This is likley to be busy Weds+Thurs - go promptly!]
  4. West Cafe: see details
  5. The Canteen at the Cavendish: see details - located in the Bragg building of the Cavendish Lab - near the red pin on this map
  6. There is also  a large Sainsbury's supermarket nearby which sells a range of sandwiches and snacks. See details

Meeting Rooms at the IoA

The meeting will be held in the following meeting rooms at the IoA/ Kavli

  • SLT: Sackler Lecture Theatre (capacity 180)
  • HCR: Hoyle Committee Room (capacity 22)
  • RMR: Ryle Meeting Room (capacity 50 - or split into two smaller rooms 21 and 10 around tables) (The RMR is located in the Kavli builiding, linked to the IoA via a footbridge on the first floor)
  • SPO: Solar Physics Observatory Meeting Room (capacity 25)

and at these locations very close to the IoA:

Baggage Room

We have a room H41 on the ground floor of the Hoyle building where guests are welcome to leave their luggae. The key is held at the reception desk in the Hoyle Foyer.  Please see reception for details.

Internet Access

  • Eduroam is available in all meeting and breakout areas
  • For those without access to eduroam, access to the University of Cambridge wireless network will be provided (please see your registration pack for the UniCam wireless access ticket)


Page last updated: 5 December 2018 at 21:14