Dame Stephanie Shirley, one of Britain's most successful and philanthropic women, will be visiting Cambridge on Tuesday 5 March 2002 to give a public lecture entitled Inspirational Leadership at Lucy Cavendish College's Centre for Women Leaders.
Britain and Europe: what went wrong and will it ever come right will be explored by Lord Hannay, the former UK permanent representative to the European Community, at the Alcuin Lecture on Tuesday 5 March 2002.
Cambridge University has received 48 top 5 grades in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise, with 30 departments receiving the ultimate 5* accolade. A total of 51 departments were assessed and none was graded less than 4.
Dan McKenzie, Royal Society Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge, has been awarded the prestigious Crafoord Prize for Geosciences 2002 for his groundbreaking work on the earth's evolution.
A new book by a Cambridge historian which uses the history of Kew Gardens to trace the relationship between the rise of Western science and the growth of European imperialism has won a prestigious international prize.
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