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August 3rd 2020 0

Reading Undeciphered Signs

How can we study written signs that we can’t read? This is the central question of my forthcoming book, The Undeciphered Signs of Linear B: Interpretation and Scribal Practices. The Linear B writing system, used for administrative documents in Late …

August 3rd 2020

Diving into the Next Wave of Hemingway Studies

Even in this strangest of summers, when social distancing leaves us feeling we’re living in suspended animation, the art of the dive can teach us about poise and exploration—the walk to the edge, the glance down into faraway water, the prickle…

July 31st 2020

Marsquakes may originate in a well-known fracture

Reports of the first marsquakes – seismic events caused by crustal movement – aroused my interest. Recordings of earthquakes here on our own planet have taught us everything from the number and nature of layers in the interior to where the mos…

July 30th 2020

Join us for Lockdown Lectures: a Series of Author Q&As on Remote Teaching

We asked the authors of some of our most popular textbooks to take part in a series of Facebook Live webinars about teaching remotely.

July 29th 2020

Black (Economic) Lives Matter: Confronting Systemic Racism and Exploitation

The media is currently replete with American corporations signalling that they are going to pursue diversity on their corporate boards, in the C-suite, and among their employees. Some have made statements about addressing systemic racism as it relates to …

July 24th 2020

The Cambridge Handbook of Infant Development

When we decided to serve as Editors of the forthcoming Cambridge Handbook of Infant Development, we did not want to assemble just a traditional handbook volume.  Sure, we wanted to gather together many of the world’s leading experts on infant d…

July 23rd 2020

Bel-vedére: Tracing Early Modern Authorship

To those familiar with the Shakespeare-laden shelves of modern bookshops, it may come as a surprise to learn of the existence of Bel-vedére, or The Garden of the Muses. Published in 1600, it is no doubt the only early modern book containing a signi…

July 23rd 2020

Too Many Police, Too Many Jails

As Black Lives Matter brings millions together in the mission to end state-sanctioned violence and anti-Black racism, we want to highlight some of the work we’ve published – or will publish – that supports this movement. This piece is th…

July 22nd 2020

Loneliness, Helping Hands, TRUTH: One hundred voices on Covid-19

Until December 2019, I was in Nanjing, some five hundred kilometres from Wuhan where the first cases of the new lung disease were then discovered. When things unfolded in January, I initially felt a sense of having escaped a potentially fatal danger by a …

July 21st 2020

The stories behind your cup of coffee – are standards selling sustainability short?

For many academics, the workday begins with a cup of coffee. Next time you fill up the machine – possibly still bleary-eyed – take a closer look at the coffee package: can you see a sustainability label such as Rainforest Alliance’s frog…

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August 5th 2020 0

David French – A Life in Anatolian Archaeology

“French, the son of a Yorkshire policeman, graduated with a BA in Classics from Cambridge University, but found his vocation as an archaeologist in Greece through encounters at the British School at Athens…” The latest digital publicati…

August 4th 2020 0

So Young, So Sad, So Listen

This is not an easy time for many children and parents. We hope our book ‘So Young, So Sad, So Listen’ can help parents recognise depression in their children, work out why this is happening and what can be done about it.

August 3rd 2020 0

OCD and COVID-19: A New Frontier

The July British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) Article of the Month is from the Cognitive Behaviour Therapist (tCBT) and is entitled “OCD and COVID-19: a new frontier” by Amita Jassi, Khodayar Shahriyar…

July 31st 2020 0

The Last of the Moderns

Adalet Ağaoğlu, one of the most prominent authors of modern Turkish literature, passed away at the age of 91 leaving behind a literary legacy that will be difficult to match for years to come.…

July 31st 2020 0

US School Meals Have Potential to Improve Nutrition and Health of K-12 Students

Public Health Nutrition Editorial Highlight: ‘Changes to dietary and health outcomes following implementation of the 2012 updated US Department of Agriculture school nutrition standards: analysis using National Health and Nutrition Examination Surve…

July 30th 2020 0

John Ockendon 2020 Prize winner announced

The European Journal of Applied Mathematics and Cambridge University Press are pleased to award the 2020 John Ockendon Prize to B.…

July 30th 2020 0

Coca-Cola Front Group Tried to Obscure Coke’s Funding & Key Role, Study Says

Coca-Cola Co. and academics at its front group Global Energy Balance Network (GEBN) tried to obscure Coke’s central role and funding for the group, according to a new study published today in Public Health Nutrition.…

July 30th 2020 0

Hegel in the era of Black Lives Matter

I remember, as if it were yesterday, the moment I committed to studying Hegel. I was reading the Phenomenology of Spirit cover-to-cover for the first time.…

July 29th 2020 0

Goat milk fatty acid composition can be improved with high forage ratio and fish oil in the diet

Goat milk is thought to be more beneficial than other milk: it’s easier to digest because it contains more short-chain fatty acids, lower lactose and more conjugated linoleic acid (CLA).…

July 28th 2020 0

Women, Peace and Security After Europe’s ‘Refugee Crisis’

Drawing upon their article in vol.5, no.2 of the European Journal of International Security, Aiko Holvikivi and Audrey Reeves explore how the Women, Peace and Security agenda has broadened to make space for women in conflict zones and also for refuge…

July 28th 2020 1

The Karen Stereotype

Karen is a first name, in fact, it’s my first name, but online, “Karen” has evolved to mean so much more than just a name.…

July 28th 2020 0

Q&A with Wearable Technologies Associate Editor: Nicola Vitiello

  Associate Professor Nicola Vitiello of the Biorobotics Institute, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies – Pisa, Italy, answers our questions about his work and Cambridge University Press’s new journal Wearable Technologies.&hellip…

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