Drying Patterns of AKD on Glass

Caught on camera: engineering in action

15 Oct 2012

The winning entries of the 2012 Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering, sponsored by Carl Zeiss, provide a stunning visual insight into the ways in which engineering makes a vital contribution to our lives.

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7 billion people

How we live now

15 Oct 2012

This term eminent thinkers from a broad range of fields will be contributing to a series of lectures with the theme Understanding Society. Taking place on every Tuesday from tomorrow (16 October), the talks will be held in the Lady Mitchell Hall and are open to the public.

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The Blind Beggar and his Grand-daughter

Benefiting from history

24 Feb 2012

A Cambridge academic’s research into the final days of the Old English Poor Law has thrown up some remarkable parallels to today’s welfare state – and casts new light on the ‘benefits system’ of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

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Newnham College launches new literary archive

09 Feb 2011

An exciting new literary archive is being launched this weekend at Newnham College, Cambridge as leading authors – many of them former students at Newnham – gather to celebrate the work of women writers.

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Cambridge college chefs have recipe for success

23 Nov 2010

Cambridge college chefs and front of house staff are celebrating their successes following the results of the University of Cambridge Culinary Competition 2010, which were announced at an awards ceremony held at Christ’s College last week.

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A celebration of all things Kerouac

19 Oct 2010

An internationally acclaimed biographer of the American author Jack Kerouac (pictured)will be at the University of Cambridge later this week to give a talk titled 'The Writer Kerouac, the mythological Kerouac, the popular Kerouac and the Real Kerouac'.

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