Drying Patterns of AKD on Glass

Caught on camera: engineering in action

15 Oct 2012

The winning entries of the 2012 Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering, sponsored by Carl Zeiss, provide a stunning visual insight into the ways in which engineering makes a vital contribution to our lives.

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7 billion people

How we live now

15 Oct 2012

This term eminent thinkers from a broad range of fields will be contributing to a series of lectures with the theme Understanding Society. Taking place on every Tuesday from tomorrow (16 October), the talks will be held in the Lady Mitchell Hall and are open to the public.

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The Blind Beggar and his Grand-daughter

Benefiting from history

24 Feb 2012

A Cambridge academic’s research into the final days of the Old English Poor Law has thrown up some remarkable parallels to today’s welfare state – and casts new light on the ‘benefits system’ of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

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Newnham College launches new literary archive

09 Feb 2011

An exciting new literary archive is being launched this weekend at Newnham College, Cambridge as leading authors – many of them former students at Newnham – gather to celebrate the work of women writers.

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