Open days during September

31 Aug 2004

School/college students thinking about applying for 2005 entry to Cambridge (or deferred entry in 2006) are welcome to come along to one of the many open days and information days taking place this month.

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Francis Crick 1916-2004

29 Jul 2004

Francis Crick's entrance into the Eagle pub in Cambridge on February 28, 1953 has gone down as one of the most famous moments in history. "We've discovered the secret of life," the co-discoverer of the DNA 'double helix' is reputed to have told his stunned colleagues.

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New Pro-Vice-Chancellors appointed

17 Dec 2003

Four new Pro-Vice-Chancellors have been appointed to work with Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Anthony Minson and Professor Alison Richard, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.

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Gerhard revival

19 Feb 2003

The Composers' Ensemble, recently hailed as Europe's most innovative chamber group, will perform tomorrow at the University's West Road Concert Hall. The programme includes music by the Spanish composer Roberto Gerhard, who held a Fellowship at King's College as a political exile from Franco's Spain.

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British scientists share Nobel Prize

09 Oct 2002

Two British scientists are to share the 2002 Nobel prize for medicine. It is the second year in a row that the prize has been awarded for research which began at Cambridge.

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Barton on performance and text

07 Aug 2002

John Barton, playwright and distinguished director with the Royal Shakespeare Company, is returning to Cambridge for the University's Alumni Weekend, to give the English Faculty's session on 'Text and Performance'.

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Making light of gravity

08 Jul 2002

Supermassive black holes and gamma-ray bursts will be under discussion this week at a conference to celebrate the contribution of Professor Sir Martin Rees, Britain's Astronomer Royal, to the field of theoretical astrophysics.

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