In this Olympic year come on a walk with the Science Guides and hear all about Cambridge's medal winning scientists, about titanic struggles with the Americans, the sprinting Lords who took on Great Court and the 100 year old mathematician who ran from Cambridge to Ely (and back) daily.
The Rare Books Department at Cambridge University Library presents the opportunity to see and hear about some of the world's most lavish and elegant illustrated books on birds, produced in the nineteenth century by the pioneering ornithologist, John Gould.
Throughout the 20th century, films used the monstrous to explore concerns about intervention and normality. This second series of 'Reproduction on Film' presents works featuring various artificial and natural monsters, examining anxieties about science, sex, relationships, parenthood and social marginalisation.
Come to the new Sainsbury Laboratory for a talk on the future of plant research by Associate Director Professor Ottoline Leyser. We depend on plants for our food and increasingly for many other products as we look to replace fossil fuels. How can we most effectively and sustainably harness the power of plants?