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    May 2016 e-newsletter

    This month’s news and research from the University and alumni community: dogs, planets, rankings and thunder dragons.

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    CAMCard

    The CAMCard is issued free to all alumni who have matriculated and studied at Cambridge, instantly identifying you as a member of the University.

  • Kazbegi
    Travel
    7 September 2016 to 22 September 2016

    Ancient Routes of the Caucasus

    From the legend of the Golden Fleece to the stories of ancient Ararat, Georgia and Armenia share turbulent histories, extraordinary cultural traditions and...

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    JSTOR access

    In partnership with the University Library we are delighted to offer alumni access to the JSTOR digital library of academic journals.

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    Event
    11 March 2016 to 30 September 2016

    Lines of Thought

    Delve into the University Library's incredible role in the evolution of human thought at this extraordinary exhibition celebrating the 600th anniversary of the UL....

News

Latest research suggests a new mechanism for how sexual displays of red beaks and plumage might be ‘honest signals’ of mate quality, as genes that convert yellow dietary pigments into red share cofactors with enzymes that aid detoxification – hinting that redness is a genetic sign of the ability to better metabolise harmful substances.
The importance of friendships and family support in helping prevent depression among teenagers has been highlighted in research from the University of Cambridge. The study, published in the open access journal PLOS ONE, also found that teenagers who had grown up in a difficult family environment were more likely than their peers to be bullied at school.
Astronomers have found the first evidence of comets around a star similar to the sun, providing an opportunity to study what our solar system was like as a ‘baby’.

Forthcoming events

Hong Kong Skyline
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 - 7.00pm to 9.00pm HKT

Join the CJBS Alumni Network in Hong Kong for afterwork drinks with alumni from CMU, Insead, IMD, UPenn Wharton, NYU Stern and Emory.

Cocktail
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 - 6.00pm to 9.00pm EDT

The Oxford and Cambridge Society of Toronto are delighted to pass on an invitation from the Toronto Chapter of the Canadian Friends of the London School of Economics to a Cocktail Reception followed by remarks from Andrew Coyne

doctor hand with prostate cancer awareness ribbon
Thursday, 26 May 2016 - 6.00pm AEST

Join the Cambridge Society of New South Wales for their next Thinking at Twilight event.

Alumni Groups

Alumni Groups map

With over 450 volunteer-led alumni groups around the world, find one near you using our online group directory. Search on the map, or by location, interest or College.

Travel

Fascinating destinations, congenial companions and expert insights. Visit the travel page to find out more.