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Read more at: Speaker Spotlight: Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Speaker Spotlight: Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore is Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge, UK, and leader of the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Group. Her group's research focuses on the development of social cognition and decision making in the human adolescent brain, and adolescent mental health...


Read more at: Giving life to research

Giving life to research

A special online symposium will celebrate the archive of IVF pioneer, Sir Robert Edwards, and seek ways that this extraordinary archive can be used by researchers of today.


Read more at: Press release: Exploring and rethinking the past at the Cambridge Festival

Press release: Exploring and rethinking the past at the Cambridge Festival

The Cambridge Festival, which runs from 26th March to 4th April, brings together the hugely popular Cambridge Science Festival and the Cambridge Festival of Ideas to host an extensive programme of over 350 events that tackle many critical global challenges affecting us all. Coordinated by the University of Cambridge, the...


Read more at: Speaker Spotlight: Professor Sir Simon Baron Cohen

Speaker Spotlight: Professor Sir Simon Baron Cohen

Simon Baron-Cohen is Director of the Autism Research Centre at the University of Cambridge and professor in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry. His latest book, The Pattern Seekers: a new theory of human invention, celebrates human cognitive diversity and the role it has played in human creativity and invention...


Read more at: Speaker Spotlight: Fred Pearce

Speaker Spotlight: Fred Pearce

Fred Pearce is a respected author on environmental issues. His books include Fallout: A journey through the nuclear age and When the rivers run dry. He is also environment consultant for the New Scientist magazine and a former UK Environment Journalist of the Year. He will be speaking on the panel discussion, Why has it...


Read more at: Is social media changing your life?

Is social media changing your life?

When you pull out your phone to take a photo, are you planning to share it on social media? Why is it so important that people see the minutiae of your daily life?


Read more at: Humans who search

Humans who search

Reclaiming what it means to be a scientist through photography and storytelling.


Read more at: Speaker spotlight: Dr Helen Scales

Speaker spotlight: Dr Helen Scales

Helen Scales is a diver, surfer, broadcaster and writer who, as a marine biologist, has spent hundreds of hours underwater watching fish. She has spoken about the mysteries of the deep sea with Robin Ince and Brian Cox on BBC Radio 4's The Infinite Monkey Cage and donated an imaginary tank of seahorses to The Museum of...


Read more at: Press release: From the impact of slavery to growing up insecure: education-related events at the Cambridge Festival

Press release: From the impact of slavery to growing up insecure: education-related events at the Cambridge Festival

All these questions and many more will be debated at education-related events at the Cambridge Festival. The Cambridge Festival, which runs from 26th March to 4th April, brings together the hugely popular Cambridge Science Festival and the Cambridge Festival of Ideas to host an extensive programme of over 350 events that...


Read more at: Speaker spotlight: Christian Picciolini

Speaker spotlight: Christian Picciolini

Christian Picciolini is the author of B reaking Hate: Confronting the New Culture of Extremism, a leader in the field of extremism intervention, prevention and disengagement and a former far-right extremist who founded the Free Radicals Project to deradicalise extremists. He will be speaking at Learning new perspectives...