Not having it all

24 April 2002

Women are being forced into a choice between career and family, according to author and economist Sylvia Ann Hewlett. Her groundbreaking new book Baby Hunger: The New Battle for Motherhood is making big headlines on both sides of the Atlantic, and reveals some startling statistics about career choices and fertility. A Cambridge graduate, Hewlett will discuss her findings - and their implications for public policy - in two Cambridge talks.

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Plastic Logic wins new funding

22 April 2002
University of Cambridge spin-out Plastic Logic has announced that it has successfully raised £6.3 million of private finance . The funds will be used to expand the current team of 22 and accelerate technology development and commercialisation.
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Developing technologies - May conference

17 April 2002
Speakers and delegates from across the world will come to Cambridge next month for an international conference on globalisation, technology and development. The conference will be hosted by the Cambridge Review of International Affairs (CRIA) in conjunction with the Centre for International Studies.
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Road safety research

15 April 2002
New research by a Cambridge graduate student has revealed that speed cameras have had a major impact on road safety in Cambridgeshire, reducing the number of collisions at accident black spots by just over 30 per cent.
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Small steps into giant leaps!

10 April 2002
Work on a major new nanoscience research building has begun at West Cambridge, the University of Cambridge's new science and technology campus.
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Regional security in the Korean peninsula

05 April 2002

Ambassador Stephen Bosworth opened the second day of a major Cambridge conference on the future of the Korean penisula with an analysis of relations between North and South Korea, the prospects for reunification and the role of the USA in Northeast Asia.

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Leading Korean politician speaks out on reunification

04 April 2002

Madame Park Geun Hye, South Korean National Assembly Member and former Vice-President of the country’s Grand National Party, opened a significant conference on the international relations of the Korean peninsula yesterday (Wednesday 3 April 2002).

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The Queen Mother - a friend remembered

02 April 2002
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, died on Saturday 30 March 2002 at the age of 101. The University of Cambridge's Vice Chancellor, Professor Sir Alec Broers, has paid tribute to her:
"A dear friend of the University, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, will be sadly missed. Her contributions were much valued and we send our sincere condolences to her family".
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