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Obituary: James Gowan, architect
The Scotsman
a commission for the History Faculty Library at the University of Cambridge. Stirling, a somewhat outspoken, bohemian and larger-than-life character, went on to gain further plaudits and notoriety with public commissions, while Gowan worked alone in ...

Under the spotlight: Cambridge University’s solar car taking on the world
Solar Power Portal
Solar Impulse might have stolen this year’s headlines for solar-powered transport, however a 60-strong team of engineers at Cambridge University is aiming to match the aircraft’s successful summer. This October the Cambridge University Eco Racing team ...

Cambridge University goes dark after storm knocks out whole computer network
Cambridge News
Last night's heavy storms have caused major issues for Cambridge University, with floods knocking out its entire computer network and email system, while college staff work to bail out waterlogged buildings. Staff at the university's sites across the city ...

Timelapse of Cambridge University's corpse flower blooming
BBC
Preparations are under way to let as many people as possible to see and smell a rare flower that emits a horrible "stench" in Cambridge. A titan arum is expected to bloom for the first time at any moment at Cambridge University Botanic Garden. The last ...

A right royal feast from the Queen of Thai
This is Wiltshire
"The Duchess of Cambridge came in once with friends but William wasn't there. I overheard her say that she asked him to come but he couldn't make it. That's when they were still at university. A lot of the time I didn't know who I was cooking for until my ...

Holiday matchmaking Facebook app launched by Hilton and Cambridge University
Travolution
Hilton Worldwide has partnered with the University of Cambridge to launch what it claims is the first ever holiday matchmaker Facebook app. The new tool analyses a user’s Facebook ‘likes’ to reveal their ‘traveller personality profile’.

Six-year-olds become students for a day on trip to Cambridge University
West End Extra
THEY could be deemed very early starters as aged just six they have already had a taste of university life. Thirty pupils from Pimlico Primary took a day-trip to Jesus College, Cambridge, on Friday as part of a scheme to make the idea of university, and in ...

Gaia satellite and amateur astronomers spot one in a billion star
Astronomy Now
Astronomers led by the University of Cambridge analysed the information from Gaia and determined that the sudden outburst was due to the fact that the white dwarf — which is so dense that a teaspoonful of material from it would weigh as much as an ...

The Theory of Selfie-taking: Student's graduation-day snap is photobombed by Stephen Hawking
Daily Mail
The now-former Queen Mary University of London student had just collected his ... Last March he joined a group of men dressed as Bananaman on a stag do in Cambridge. Groom Chris Hallam, 29, and nine of his closest friends had gone out in the city in ...

The British Academy welcomes new Fellows for 2015
Cambridge Network
The Fellows elected from the University of Cambridge are: Professor Cyprian Broodbank – John Disney Professor of Archaeology, Director of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research and Fellow of Gonville & Caius College. Professor Garth Fowden ...



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