News from Whipple Museum of the History of Science.
The vision of securing Cambridge’s reputation as an international centre of museums excellence received a major boost today when Arts Council England awarded University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) nearly £4.5m for 2015-18 and continuing Major Partner Museum status.
A PhD student’s research at Cambridge’s Department of History and Philosophy of Science has revealed how racist ideas and images circulated between the United States and Europe in the 19th century.
An exhibition exploring human discovery in all its forms – selected from more than five million objects at eight University of Cambridge museums – will open in London on 31 January 2014.
Thresholds – a unique residency project that matched ten of the UK’s best poets with ten of Cambridge University’s museums and collections - reaches its thrilling climax today when their commissioned works are published online for the first time.
A University of Cambridge academic is to describe how the insights of a great nineteenth century French mathematician and theoretical physicist transformed our ideas about the geometry of space.