Today (11 January 2001) at 4.30pm a speech by Professor Stephen Hawking will be broadcast live on the BBC website. Professor Hawking will be speaking to an audience of distinguished academics from across the world who have gathered in Cambridge to celebrate his 60th birthday.
This Christmas the University is holding a carol service for staff at 3.30pm on Wednesday 19 December. The service will take place at Great St Mary's, The University Church, which is at the north end of King's Parade, facing the University's Senate House and overlooking the Market Square.
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has announced the appointment of Andrew Pollard, Professor of Education at Cambridge, as the new Director of its Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP).