How advanced genetic techniques can unravel complex human stories

21 Mar 2011

Scholars from all over the world are gathering at the University of Cambridge today for a workshop entitled Studia Stemmatologica. They will be looking at novel ways of applying advanced genetic-mapping techniques to the study of cultural traditions as diverse as music and dance, languages and folk lore, tribal rugs and even tattoos.

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Shaping the Future

11 Feb 2011

A new lecture series which will give audiences the chance to question and hear from leading public figures about the economic crisis and the way the country is governed begins in Cambridge this week.

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The Chancellor visits the University

22 Jun 2010

The Chancellor, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, visited the University yesterday to visit two colleges and preside over the 2010 Honorary Degree Congregation.

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Tap into Cambridge’s Hay lectures

25 May 2010

Can we reduce the gender pay gap? What would a socially just education system really mean? And should our political leaders be looking to Ancient Greece for ideas as they seek to build a fairer democracy? These are just some of the thorny issues being tackled in a new blog launched today, ahead of the University of Cambridge lecture series at the Guardian Hay Festival.

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