Professor Oliver Rackham leads a visit to Hayley Wood, August 2012

Hearts of oak

31 Aug 2012

Throughout his distinguished career as an ecologist Professor Oliver Rackham has been studying the delicate balance of habitats and species in Hayley Wood which this year celebrates its 50th anniversary as protected ancient woodland.

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How advanced genetic techniques can unravel complex human stories

21 Mar 2011

Scholars from all over the world are gathering at the University of Cambridge today for a workshop entitled Studia Stemmatologica. They will be looking at novel ways of applying advanced genetic-mapping techniques to the study of cultural traditions as diverse as music and dance, languages and folk lore, tribal rugs and even tattoos.

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Shaping the Future

11 Feb 2011

A new lecture series which will give audiences the chance to question and hear from leading public figures about the economic crisis and the way the country is governed begins in Cambridge this week.

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The Chancellor visits the University

22 Jun 2010

The Chancellor, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, visited the University yesterday to visit two colleges and preside over the 2010 Honorary Degree Congregation.

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