Gardens and governments

14 Feb 2002

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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Max Perutz, 1914 - 2002

08 Feb 2002

Cambridge this week lost one its greatest scientific figures. Max Perutz, one of the founding fathers of molecular biology, died early on Wednesday 6 February at the age of 87.

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Cambridge changing

06 Feb 2002

The University of Cambridge has initiated a major programme to discuss reform of its corporate governance. The programme is launched today with the publication of a consultation paper which sets out proposals for significant constitutional change.

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Dino feet leave their mark

01 Feb 2002

Fossilised footprints uncovered in an Oxfordshire quarry have revealed important clues about how large meat-eating theropod dinosaurs moved.

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A constructive partnership in Cambridge

25 Jan 2002

The Institute of Criminology and the Faculty of English have both been given the go-ahead for new buildings on the Sidgwick site. Cambridge City Council’s planning committee have granted outline approval for the two buildings, which are expected to be completed in the summer of 2003.

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New cancer research centre for Cambridge

23 Jan 2002

Plans for a state-of-the-art cancer research centre that will reinforce Cambridge's position as a world leader in cancer research were approved at a meeting of the City Council last week.

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