'New approach' to retirement

09 Sep 2002

The Department of Engineering are this week honouring the work of Professor Christopher Calladine FRS, with a conference on the theme ‘New Approaches to Structural Mechanics, Shells and Biological Structures’.

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History repeats itself

30 Aug 2002

Cambridge University Press (CUP) have established a new publishing programme to make classic titles available to a new generation of readers. The Press are using digital printing technology to publish paperback copies of over 600 out-of-print titles from its history list.

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Neural transplantation - the future

28 Aug 2002

A team from the Brain Repair Centre in Cambridge has undertaken a set of transplants in patients with Huntington's disease and are presenting their findings at the 2002 International Congress of the Transplantation Society which is being held in the USA this week.

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The eyes have it

23 Aug 2002

A new text entry system developed at the University of Cambridge could transform computing for people unable to use a normal keyboard.

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Darwin letters travel to Galapagos Islands

21 Aug 2002

"In a few day's time the Beagle will sail for the Galapagos Islands. I look forward with joy and interest to this, both as being somewhat nearer to England, and for the sake of having a good look at an active Volcano."

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You've got your A-level results: what next?

14 Aug 2002

If you are holding a conditional offer of a place at Cambridge, and have met or exceeded all the conditions in your offer, including the grades required, congratulations! You don't need to do anything. Your College will already have been told your A-level results, and your place is automatically confirmed. You will receive a letter from the College and from UCAS within a few days. Please do not phone the College at this busy time.

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Costing the earth - environmental economics

09 Aug 2002

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta, a Fellow of St John's College, is joint winner of the 2002 Volvo Environmental Prize. His co-winner is Karl-Goran Maler, Professor of Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics.

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