In August 1564 Queen Elizabeth I made her only visit to Cambridge - and found fault with some of the elaborate arrangements. A pageant on 13 September (part of Open Cambridge) will commemorate the female monarch who asserted her authority among learned men. PhD candidate Jessica Crown has researched the details of Elizabeth’s interactions with the University.
The physical properties of the ultra-white scales on certain species of beetle could be used to make whiter paper, plastics and paints, while using far less material than is used in current manufacturing methods.
Th annual exploration of the arts, humanities and social sciences. The public are invited to experience the Festival’s theme of Identities through over 250 debates, workshops, exhibitions, performances and talks. 20 October - 2 November.