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In the Michaelmas issue of CAM we discover the dark side of Charisma, discuss student politics with past and present JCR officers and investigate the importance of the most humble of scientific instruments - the Petri dish.

Sarah Laitung (Jesus 2003) co-founder of Humans in Finance (HIF), explains how she’s working to change the world of finance for the better.

Add your memories to Our Streets, a project led by CUSU sabbatical officers Christine Pungong and Claire Sosienski Smith to record the history of women and non-binary students. The online survey closes on 31 December 2018.

Sumita Singha (Trinity 1988) describes coming to the UK to study at Cambridge in the 80s, including being the first woman to wear a sari for graduation.

A new film reveals the work that goes into a major exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum by exploring the acclaimed show Degas: A Passion for Perfection as part of an examination of the artist and his work. See it in cinemas worldwide from Tuesday 6 November.

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Make 2019 the year you visit somewhere new with the Alumni Travel Programme - the latest edition of our brochure is now available online and will be in the post soon!

How do you evaluate the trustworthiness and credibility of online content that you are reading? To mark the launch of the Trust & Technology Initiative late last month, researchers across Cambridge shared their perspectives on the subject. Now, we would like to hear your thoughts about truth-claims in the digital age.

The Endangered Landscapes Programme launched by the Cambridge Conservation Initiative will provide a demonstration of nature’s powers of recovery, and the benefits to habitats, species and people of restoring biodiversity and ecosystem processes to degraded land and seas.

Alison Davies (Churchill 2010) was surprised to discover that a degree in Natural Sciences could lead to an unconventional career working as an operational meteorologist for the Royal Air Force (RAF).

The Vice-Chancellor's speech on Monday 1 October 2018 set out priorities and challenges for the new academic year. Watch his special video message to alumni and read more about the speech now.


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