The idea that social behaviours are biologically influenced is controversial, but may provide new views on how our environment influences who we are and what we do, writes Daphne Martschenko from the Faculty of Education.
University of Cambridge to host high-level event to commemorate German Reformation’s 500th anniversary19 Jan 2017
Speakers including The Rt. Rev and Rt. Hon. Rowan Williams, Master of Magdalene College and former Archbishop of Canterbury, will address the complex issues of Martin Luther’s divisive legacy
Daphne Martschenko (Faculty of Education) discusses whether DNA can predict our educational achievement.
The Almoravid and Almohad empires flourished in the western Mediterranean of the 11th and 12th centuries. Despite controlling vast tracts of land, these Berber dynasties are little known in the English-speaking world. In her latest book, Dr Amira Bennison looks at the rise and fall of Berber empires that made a lasting contribution to the history of Islamic culture.
Species of single-celled algae use whip-like appendages called flagella to coordinate their movements and achieve a remarkable diversity of swimming gaits.
Daphne Martschenko (Faculty of Education) discusses the concept of intelligence and the drive to identify and quantify it.
From the plight of the Ethiopian Bush Crow, to representation of nature in Winnie the Pooh, to the extinction of ancient Latin American languages, the wide breadth of research connected with biodiversity conservation at the University of Cambridge is reflected in a series of films released today.
A new University of Cambridge research project is set to shed light on the history of writing in the ancient world, and explore the longlasting relationship between society and writing that persists today.