Honorary degrees awarded

24 Jun 2002

Today (Monday 24 June 2002) the Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, conferred honorary degrees at a traditional ceremony in the University's Senate House.

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Clio answers academic questions

20 Nov 2001

A Cambridge graduate history student has won the 2001 Palgrave/THES Humanities and Social Science prize for an essay on the past and future of the university.

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Footprints of the lion - Newton at work

09 Oct 2001

The University Library has launched a major new exhibition of the papers of Sir Isaac Newton, offering an unparalleled insight into the working life of Britain's foremost scientific genius.

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Charity concert for cancer research

24 Aug 2001

A major fundraising event will be held at King's College Chapel, Cambridge on Thursday 27 September 2001. The Cambridge Concert for Cancer will feature the world-famous singer Cecilia Bartoli and the Academy of Ancient Music, conducted by its founder Christopher Hogwood.

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Cambridge scientist reviews origins of BSE

27 Jul 2001

Last week (19 July 2001) saw the publication of an independent review of the origin of BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy) undertaken by a team of scientists led by Professor Gabriel Horn, Emeritus Professor of Zoology and former Master of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.

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Enigmatic heroes

22 Mar 2001

It's hard to cast one of Cambridge's most enduring stereotypes, the eccentric genius, as war hero. But in fact it was this very brand of academic brilliance that brought the Second World War to an early conclusion, saving perhaps millions of lives, and preventing a nuclear strike on Germany.

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Mapping Space

16 Feb 2001

This week Professor Lisa Jardine comes to Darwin College, Cambridge to give the fifth talk in this year's annual Darwin Lecture series.

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