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February 6th 2018 0

An Introduction to Youth Movements and Elections in Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe has witnessed a remarkable rise of nonviolent youth movements in the early 2000s. The Serbian youtsh movement Otpor mobilized thousands of young people against the incumbent government and contributed to Slobodan Milosevic’s downfall …

February 5th 2018 0

A Tribute to Peter L. Montgomery

Peter L. Montgomery’s contributions to the field of computational number theory had a direct impact on our day-to-day information security life by making various cryptographic operations, which form the foundation to secure our digital connections, …

February 2nd 2018 0

Notes of a Bookseller: A Century of the Women’s Vote

About the Cambridge University Press Bookshop Cambridge University Press Bookshop opened in 1992, but the shop itself has been around for a great deal longer and selling books all the while; since 1581, in fact. Passing from hand to hand over the centurie…

January 31st 2018 0

Of Kerner, King and the Great Uprising: Fifty Years Later

How should we respond to the golden anniversaries of the publication of the Kerner Commission’s Report (March 1968) and the greatest wave of racial unrest in American history which followed Martin Luther King, Jr’s assassination (April 1968)?&…

January 30th 2018 0

Celebrity Hemingway Interview Series: Joey Richter of Edgar Allan Poe’s Murder Mystery Dinner Party

To read our first interview in this series, visit here.  In the second in our series discussing stage and screen portrayals of Ernest Hemingway by the men who played him firsthand, we are talking with Joey Richter of Edgar Allan Poe’s Murd…

January 26th 2018 0

Empowering Leadership of Tomorrow

Some leaders empower people and their bottom-up initiatives. From a Complexity Theory perspective, these leaders harness seemingly chaotic interactions and create an enabling environment to channel them into a higher-level order. They make a big impa…

January 25th 2018 0

Workplace Harassment and The Supreme Court

Over the past year, we have seen a renewed debate in the public over issues concerning discrimination and harassment.  From the controversy related to taking down a Confederate monument in Charlottesville, Virginia, to the widespread national attenti…

January 24th 2018 0

I Never Thought It Would Happen So Fast

I never thought it would happen so fast. When I started to work on Massive MIMO in 2009, the general view was that fully digital, phase-coherent operation of so many antennas would be infeasible, and that power consumption of digital and analog circuitry …

January 22nd 2018 0

Celebrity Hemingway Interview Series: Brandon Barash of Timeless

To celebrate the recent release of The Letters of Ernest Hemingway-Volume 4: 1929-1931, we will be chatting with actors who have brought Hemingway to life on stage or screen over the years. Brandon Barash is best known and loved for his roles on General H…

Cambridge Extra at the Linguist List

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An online resource for linguists worldwide.

February 15th 2018 0

New: Registered Reports for Journal of Child Language – coming summer 2018

Journal of Child Language is pleased to announce the introduction of Registered Reports. The cornerstone of the Registered Reports format is that a significant part of the manuscript is reviewed prior to data collection. Initial submissions will include a…

February 1st 2018 0

Journal of Child Language Special Issue Call for Papers

Call for Papers: The influence of input quality and communicative interaction on language development Guest Editors: Elma Blom and Melanie Soderstrom While studies on the influence of the input on language development have often focused on the quantity of…

January 10th 2018 0

Announcing a brand-new Applied Linguistics Essay Prize

Language Teaching announces the award of an essay prize which honours one of the founding editors of this journal. Christopher John Brumfit (1940-2006) was Professor of Education, Head of the Research and Graduate School of Education, and Director of the…

November 30th 2017 0

Applied Psycholinguistics Call For Editor Proposals

Professor Martha Crago is completing her tenure in December 2018 from her position as Editor of Applied Psycholinguistics (AP). Cambridge University Press is now inviting applications for the position of Editor. A team of Co-Editors will also be considere…

June 7th 2017 0

What is offside in German or Icelandic? Football English in European languages

Based on an article in Nordic Journal of Linguistics, written by Gunnar Bergh and Sölve Ohlander. “Football and English are the only truly global languages.” This statement, attributed to the legendary English football…

May 8th 2017 0

Applied Psycholinguistics Readership Survey

Applied Psycholinguistics publishes original research papers on the psychological processes involved in language. It examines language development, language use and language disorders in adults and children with a particular emphasis on cross-languag…

April 13th 2017 0

Albert Valdman Award Winners 2017

Blog post from Akira Murakami and Theodora Alexopoulou: We wish to express our sincere gratitude to Studies in Second Language Acquisition and Cambridge University Press for selecting our paper, ‘L1 influence on the acquisition order of English gram…

April 11th 2017 0

JLG Call for Co-Editor

Journal of Linguistic Geography (JLG) is an online-only refereed journal of international scope publishing the highest quality scholarship on dialect geography and the spatial distribution of language relative to questions of variation and change. The jou…

March 28th 2017 0

“Analysing English Sentences” – A. Radford

By Susan E. Holt My love affair (and it really is love) with linguistics began back as a nine year old watching “My Fair Lady” for the first time.  After the initial romance, it was time to make a serious commitment and that came in the f…

March 20th 2017 0

Enter the Gnome Chomsky Competition #findgnomeahome

It's competition time and we'd like to find Gnome Noam a Home. Enter the competition to be entered into the prize draw. Good Luck! . . . → Read More: Enter the Gnome Chomsky Competition #findgnomeahome

Cambridge Medicine

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Keeping a finger on the pulse.

August 23rd 2017 0

Follow us to fifteeneightyfour

We have decided to fold our Medicine blog content into our main Cambridge blog, fifteeneightyfour. This will allow you to easily view and access content from across our wide range of subjects, giving you access to new, exciting ideas and content from Camb…

May 12th 2017 0

Global challenges and opportunities for tackling antimicrobial resistance

This post was written by Sophie Allcock and originally posted on the Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics blog – view more at: http://gheg-journal.co.uk/blog/ Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global public health concern. In 2014, an est…

February 8th 2017 0

Knowledge gaps in the epidemiology of Toxocara: the enigma remains

The latest Parasitology Paper of the Month is “Knowledge gaps in the epidemiology of Toxocara: the enigma remains” by Celia Holland. Some parasites seem to have a Cinderella status. Down in the basement of the ugly stepmother’s house, th…

November 28th 2016 0

The challenges of big data in low- and middle-income countries: from paper to petabytes

Generation of digital data has expanded exponentially over the last decade, inspiring visions of data-driven healthcare and precision medicine. But the promise of big data is tempered by today’s reality in low resource settings: weak health systems …

November 18th 2016 0

Which behaviours and symptoms are the most distressing for family carers of people with dementia?

The November International Psychogeriatrics Article of the Month is entitled “A systematic review of the relationship between behavioral and psychological symptoms (BPSD) and caregiver well-being” by Alexandra Feast, Esme Moniz-Cook, Charlotte…

November 9th 2016 0

Insomnia more common in teens whose mums had postnatal depression

More than a third (36%) of teenagers whose mothers suffered from postnatal depression experienced sleep problems at the age of 18, compared to only one in five (22%) teenagers whose mothers didn’t suffer from postnatal depression. Insomnia affects b…

October 11th 2016 0

Towards an exposure-dependent model of post-traumatic stress

Imagine sitting at your desk at work, on a Friday afternoon, just waiting for the weekend to begin. Then; a loud bang, the walls are shaking, your office windows shatter. With ears ringing, you crawl out into the corridor. The guy in the office next to yo…

October 4th 2016 0

Danish Suicide Prevention Clinics prevent more than deaths by suicide

This post was written by Johannes Birkbak and Annette Erlangsen. A new Danish study finds that psychosocial therapy for suicide prevention does more than preventing deaths by suicide. The treatment also reduces risk of death by other causes. Mental a…

September 21st 2016 0

Get your sleep and treat depression to guard against Alzheimer’s disease

The September International Psychogeriatrics Article of the Month is entitled “Associations between depression, sleep disturbance, and apolipoprotein E in the development of Alzheimer’s disease: dementia” by Shanna L. Burke, Peter Marama…

September 13th 2016 0

Medicalisation of young minds: new study reveals 28% rise in antidepressant prescribing amongst 6-18 year olds « Swansea University

Antidepressant prescribing amongst children and young people has shown a significant increase of 28% in the past decade, even though recorded diagnoses of depression have gone down, according to new research published today. One in ten children and young …

Cambridge Library Collection

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Books of enduring scholarly value.

March 20th 2015 0

Goodbyeee!

Alas, and thrice woe (from my point of view anyway), this is my last ever blog for the Cambridge Library Collection. I now slip away into the sunset, leaving others to ramble on (or, even better, write snappily and coherently) … Continue reading &r…

March 16th 2015 1

Spring and Port Wine

 … is the name of a play and then a film about Bolton, in northern England. However, I’m borrowing the title because I’ve just spent a few spring days in (O)Porto, where the wine comes from. My Portuguese vocabulary has … Co…

March 10th 2015 2

The Wit and Wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith is described in his ODNB entry as ‘author and wit’, which somewhat overlooks the day job as a clergyman. In the two-volume ‘life and letters’ published in 1855 by his daughter Saba (a name he invented himself), she &he…

March 5th 2015 0

A Child’s History of England

The paths of the Cambridge Library Collection and Charles Dickens have crossed several times – remarkable, given that Dickens is (of course) one of Britain’s greatest novelists, and we don’t publish much fiction. But of the short experim…

March 3rd 2015 5

The Huguenots

I have mentioned before the industrious Samuel Smiles, Victorian believer in hard work and self-education (otherwise known as pulling oneself up by one’s bootstraps) as the way to social improvement and financial prosperity. His 1867 work on the Hug…

February 27th 2015 3

The Diary of John Evelyn

One of my vital tools as a scribbler of blogs on books is a little pack of those things – I don’t even know what they are called – which you can stick on to a page to mark a … Continue reading →

February 23rd 2015 3

Illustrations of Roman London

Charles Roach Smith was born on the Isle of Wight in 1806, and reared by his mother and older sisters after his father’s death when he was six years old. He was educated in Hampshire, and then brought back to … Continue reading →

February 18th 2015 1

Tulipomania

It’s really too early in the year for a blog on this topic: galanthophilia is in full swing around the country. But we have just received the first copy of Sweet’s Hortus Britannicus, Or, a Catalogue of Plants, Indigenous, or … Continue…

February 16th 2015 0

The Roll Call

…or, to give it its full title, Calling the Roll after an Engagement, Crimea, a large military history painting exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1874, was so popular as an exhibit that a policeman, ‘poor, hot man’, had to … Cont…

February 12th 2015 0

Winter Journey

Last Saturday, in ‘CD Review’ on BBC Radio 3, they discussed and played extracts from various new recordings of Schubert song cycles, of which the least satisfactory (in my view) was a Winterreise by a counter-tenor. Not the strangeness of &he…

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Advancing learning, knowledge and research.

February 18th 2018 0

Democratic curiosity in times of surveillance

This post by Jef Huysmans first appeared on the ejis.eu blog in December 2015. It is based on his article from the inaugural issue of European Journal of International Security.…

February 16th 2018 0

New MRS Award in renewable energy technology

MRS Nelson Buck Robinson Science and Technology Award for Renewable Energy - for early-career researchers announced

February 16th 2018 0

Vedanta: A New Landmark in Litigating Extraterritorial Torts

The July 2017 issue (6:2) of Transnational Environmental Law (TEL) includes a contribution by Elena Merino Blanco and Ben Pontin examining jurisdictional grounds for hearing foreign tort claims, with reference to recent and ongoing oil pollution nuis…

February 15th 2018 0

Unearthing the lineage of living fossils: the oldest mawsoniid coelacanth in Europe

The study “A mawsoniid coelacanth (Sarcopterygii: Actinistia) from the Rhaetian (Upper Triassic) of the Peygros quarry, Le Thoronet (Var, southeastern France)” by Uthumporn Deesri et al., recently published in Geological Magazine, pr…

February 15th 2018 0

The Futures of Global History

This is an extract from the article Discussion: the futures of global history by Richard Drayton and David Motadel published in Journal of Global History.…

February 14th 2018 2

What’s the Meaning of Love?

Paul Baker, author of American and British English: Divided by a Common Language? discusses the changing use of English language, with particular attention to the words like and love in this new blog post.…

February 13th 2018 0

Making sense of diplomatic pecking orders in international security

This post by Vincent Pouliot first appeared on the ejis.eu blog in December 2015. It is based on his article from the inaugural issue of European Journal of International Security.…

February 12th 2018 0

X-ray micro-computed tomography (μCT): an emerging opportunity in parasite imaging

The latest Paper of the Month from Parasitology is ‘X-ray micro-computed tomography (μCT): an emerging opportunity in parasite imaging‘ by James D.…

February 9th 2018 0

On Parliament’s decision to vacate the Palace of Westminster

Edward J. Gillin, author of The Victorian Palace of Science, discusses the history of the Palace of Westminster. Parliament’s recent decision to vacate the Palace of Westminster, passed in the House of Commons by 236 to 220 votes, might not be that …

February 9th 2018 0

Meet the Editors of Advances in Archaeological Practice

The editors of Advances in Archaeological Practice are delighted to share with you the first issue in the journal’s sixth volume year.…

February 7th 2018 0

India Paper Development Workshop takes Management Organizational Review in exciting new direction

A two-day paper development workshop organised by the journal Management and Organization Review (MOR) took place at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) on 17th and 18th January 2018.…

February 6th 2018 0

The Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Model (GLEAM)

The animal article of the month for February is ‘Invited review: a position on The Global Livestock Environmental Assessment Model (GLEAM)‘ The livestock sector is one of the fastest growing subsectors of the agricultural econom…

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