Primary school rocket days

22 Jun 2004

Primary school children from across Cambridgeshire have been designing and building their own rocket launchpads, with a little help from the University of Cambridge's Engineering Department.

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Honorary Degrees 2004

18 Jun 2004

The Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, conferred honorary degrees at a traditional ceremony in the University's Senate House today (Monday 21 June 2004).

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Review of the year

20 Dec 2002

It has been a momentous year for the University, here we remember just some of the major developments which have kept Cambridge in the headlines.

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Positive Action Fair

15 Nov 2002

The exhibitor list is now complete for the Positive Action Fair, to be held tomorrow (19 November 2002) at the University Centre, from 9am to 6pm. The Fair will showcase the many organisations working towards equality for all under-represented groups within the University, including women, ethnic minorities and disabled people.

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Law professor appointed to High Court

27 Sep 2002

Professor Jack Beatson FBA QC, Rouse Ball Professor of English Law at the University of Cambridge, has been appointed a Justice of the High Court. Professor Beatson will take up his appointment on 29 April 2003.

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Celebrating Dirac

19 Jul 2002

Paul Dirac (1902-1984) was among the great theoretical physicists of the 20th century. This year marks the centenary of his birth and mathematicians from around the world will be in Cambridge this weekend to celebrate his life and work.

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Can the past inform the present?

15 May 2002

Today's policy-makers should take a more long-term perspective on contemporary issues. This is the premise behind History and Policy, a new initiative by the University of Cambridge History Faculty and the Institute of Contemporary British History at the Institute of Historical Research.

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New Master for Trinity Hall

14 Dec 1999

A new Master will be taking over at Trinity Hall. Professor Peter Frederick Clarke, M.A., Ph.D., Litt.D., F.B.A., has been chosen by the Fellows to replace Sir John Lyons when he retires in September 2000 after fifteen years as Master.

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