The Cambridge Animal Alphabet series celebrates Cambridge's connections with animals through literature, art, science and society. Here, E is for Elephant: an animal that takes pride of place in the Parker Library's manuscripts, is frequently in conflict with people in Thailand and parts of Africa, and is the focus of some important conservation projects.
The Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre aims to promote education as an engine for sustainable development.
Clare and Emmanuel colleges take joint honours at Cambridge Culinary Competition.
A tenth century Greek manuscript, one of the latest additions to the Digital Library, shows how the transmission and reinterpretation of written knowledge over the centuries still continues in today’s digital age.
Today, as part of its ongoing initiative to enable new partnerships and foster wide-ranging exchanges of knowledge and skills internationally, scholars from Cambridge’s Centre of Islamic Studies will be co-hosting a symposium at Qatar University’s College of Arts and Sciences.
An ambitious programme, celebrating the birth of poet and playwright Christopher Marlowe 450 years ago, will begin later this month with a rare performance of his early work Dido, Queen of Carthage from 12 to 16 November. A final gala performance will take place in the Senate House.
A conference in Cambridge this weekend will mark the 60th anniversary of the decipherment by Michael Ventris of Linear B, a script used for an early form of ancient Greek. His stunning achievement pushed back the frontiers of knowledge about the ancient world.