Benn on 'Power' - Darwin Lectures 2002

18 Jan 2002

Today (18 January 2002) the veteran Labour left-winger Tony Benn comes to Cambridge to launch the annual Darwin Lecture series, which this year focuses on the theme of power. In his lecture, entitled Power and Democracy, Benn describes the historic demand for democratic control and the opposition which it has always faced in Britain and world-wide.

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New Genetics Centre at Addenbrooke's

16 Jan 2002

The Secretary of State for Health, Alan Milburn yesterday (Wednesday 16 January) announced details of a new Genetics Knowledge Park in Cambridge. The new initiative is part of a national programme to prepare the NHS for the genetics revolution.

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Cambridge eScience Centre launch

15 Jan 2002

The Cambridge eScience Centre will host a conference on Tuesday 29 January 2002 to mark its launch. The centre is one of eight regional organisations set up by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to support scientific and medical research.

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Stephen Hawking - live webcast today

08 Jan 2002

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.

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New Year's Honours

03 Jan 2002

Professor Gabriel Horn, Emeritus Professor of Zoology and former Master of Sidney Sussex College, received a Knighthood in the New Year's Honours list for 2002, for services to neurobiology and the advancement of scientific research.

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From wind power to wobbly bridges

20 Dec 2001

In the first week of January the Engineering Department will be presenting a series of Holiday Lectures on a range of engineering topics, specifically aimed at young people aged from 10 to 18. All are welcome, especially families.

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Christmas carol service for staff

17 Dec 2001

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.

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