Review of the year

23 Dec 2003

2003 has been a busy year. We have said goodbye to Professor Sir Alec Broers and welcomed our new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alison Richard. Anniversary celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the structure of DNA and the 100th anniversary of economics at Cambridge.

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ROCK-ART - image people land knowledge

02 May 2003

A new exhibition at the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology highlights rock-art - the ancient pictures made on natural rock surfaces which survive there to this day. On Saturday 3 May the Museum also hosts a research day-meeting on rock-art, a growing field of study within archaeology when the informal CR-aG - Cambridge Rock-art Group, its host - is expected to enlarge and transform itself into a national BR-aG, British Rock-art Group. The British Rock-Art Group was duly created, and held its first meeting at Newcastle University in May 2004.

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Apples and the Stone Age

26 Oct 2001

This weekend the University is holding two very different public events - Back to the Stone Age at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology on Saturday 27 October, and Apple Day at the Botanic Garden on Sunday 28th October.

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Collected Sights - Museum exhibition

22 Aug 2001

The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is holding the first major exhibition of its photographic collections, entitled Collected Sights: Photographic Collections of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1860s - 1930s.

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Designated Museums Challenge Fund Awards

01 Jun 2000

Cambridge University's five Designated Museums were recently delighted to receive news that they will receive grants totalling £556,965 as part of the government's Designation Challenge Fund.

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