Olivia Colman (Homerton) won the best actress in a motion picture category at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards earlier this month. Two other alumni were also nominated in other categories.

Alison Rose will succeed Professor Dame Carol Black as Principal of Newnham College in September.

Dr Martin Worthington, Senior Lecturer in Assyriology and a Fellow at St John’s College, led the project to produce the first film in the world shot in the ancient language.

Ed Smith (Peterhouse 1995) and fourth-year natural scientist Lauren Baldwin discuss sport, life – and the surprising uses to which cabinets may be put.

Dr Stanley Bill, University Senior Lecturer in Polish Studies, shares his experiences of teaching and research.

Cambridge University Hip Hop Society is spreading the love with good vibes – and great music.

King’s marks the 100th anniversary of its A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service with a special two-part album.

Whether wielded by rock stars or politicians, charisma is the ultimate soft power. CAM explores the dark side of this most alluring – and potent – of qualities.
Petri dish
The first Petri dish was put into service in 1887. Today, this most humble of scientific instruments remains at the cutting edge of discovery. Read on to find out why. 

Alexandros Pamnani (Darwin 2015) shares how he went from dropping out of school to working for the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg.


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