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    January 2016 e-newsletter

    This month’s news and research from the University and alumni community.

  • Cambridge Science Festival 2016 programme detail
    Event
    7 March 2016 to 20 March 2016

    Science Festival 2016

    Booking is now open for the University's 2016 Science Festival, which runs from 7 to 20 March with more than 300 events.

  • Rovinj, Croatia
    Travel
    3 September 2016 to 17 September 2016

    Treasures of Turkey

    Trace the extraordinary civilisations of the Anatolian peninsula through its greatest architectural remains, including Ҫatalhöyuk, dating to 7500BC.

  • Claire Allen

    Fractured Memory

    It is hard to say when Mum was first affected by dementia. She had trouble remembering some people’s names. She was less confident going out and about and making...

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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.

News

It is hard to say when Mum was first affected by dementia. She had trouble remembering some people’s names. She was less confident going out and about and making decisions. She argued more with me and Dad.

Author Polly Vernon and barrister Charlotte Proudman will join talks and performances and a celebration of women’s achievements as part of Cambridge’s Women of the World (WOW) Festival this March.

Largest quantitative study of howling, and first to use machine learning, defines different howl types and finds that wolves use these types more or less depending on their species, resembling a howling dialect. Researchers say findings could help conservation efforts and shed light on the earliest evolution of our own use of language.

Forthcoming events

The Fitzwilliam Museum Founder's Building
Thursday, 4 February 2016 to Friday, 30 December 2016

Running throughout 2016, this exhibition will explores the Fitzwilliam’s past, present and future.

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Friday, 5 February 2016 to Thursday, 11 February 2016

Pink Week is a series of events run by Cambridge students devoted to raising money and awareness among students about breast cancer.

Inside CMS cavern LHC Cern
Thursday, 11 February 2016 - 8.30am CET

The Oxford and Cambridge Society of Zurich invites members to visit CERN, near Geneva This is the world’s premier high energy particle physics laboratory and started operating the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in 2009 in its 27 km circumference underground tunnel. Places are limited so early registration is advised.

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.