Cripps Building, St John’s College

Cambridge in Concrete: the boom years of Brutalism

03 May 2012

A new exhibition at the Department of Architecture aims to expose the forgotten history of the University’s experimental post-war architecture: the ‘other’ Cambridge of raw, angular buildings and the ambition and innovation they embody.

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Kodak Color Film.

The rise and fall of Kodak's moment

14 Mar 2012

On a shelf in his office in Cambridge Judge Business School, Dr Kamal Munir keeps a Kodak Brownie 127. Manufactured in the 1950s, the small Bakelite camera is a powerful reminder of the rise and fall of a global brand – and of lessons other businesses would do well to learn.

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Thin film solar cell.

Microscopic marvels and grand designs

17 Oct 2011

The best of University of Cambridge engineering has gone on show in the Department of Engineering's annual Carl Zeiss photography and video competition.

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Cambridge on Instagram

Smartphone art

25 Sep 2011

As mobile phone cameras improve, emerging forms of social media are basing themselves in ‘iPhoneography’. While social media is often held up as an example of the increasingly vacuous and self-obsessed nature of society, research into these new networks shows they can encourage creativity, and even provide users with a therapeutic outlet.

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Composite of Wittgenstein's face, along with those of his sisters

Wittgenstein’s camera

05 Jul 2011

To mark the 60th anniversary of his death, an exhibition exploring Wittgenstein’s experiments in photography, and how they relate to his philosophy, can be seen at the University’s Photographic and Illustration Services.

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