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October 18th 2019 0

Open Access and the Humanities

Open access (OA) – the idea that digital copies of peer-reviewed research should be available to readers without them having to pay, while also giving readers greater re-use rights – is not going away. The benefits of such open dissemination a…

October 18th 2019 0

What is Restoration poetry?

What does the term ‘Restoration poetry’ bring to mind? The earl of Rochester’s scurrilous lyrics? Political satire, such as Dryden’s Annus Mirabilis, Absalom and Achitophel, or The Hind and the Panther? How about John Milton’…

October 14th 2019 0

Risk of food wars rising

Ours is the Age of Food. Food is a central obsession in all cultures, nations, the media and society. There is a rising danger of ‘food wars’ – conflicts over food, land and water – as the world food system begins to crack under th…

October 9th 2019 0

The ‘why’ and ‘how’ of specific treatment of suicide risk

In parallel with an increase in the development and implementation of local and national suicide prevention actions, rates of suicide unfortunately increase in many parts of the world, including the USA. One can think of quite a few possible reasons for t…

October 9th 2019 0

Chemical Kinetics in Combustion and Reactive Flows: Modeling Tools and Applications

The book accumulates more than a 40-year experience of the authors’  research in the field  of chemical non-equilibrium effects in combustion and reactive flows and includes our theoretical developments and tools which have a number of nov…

October 9th 2019 0

The Persistence of Reciprocity in International Humanitarian Law

Back in early May of this year, several news outlets in the United States reported that the Trump administration was in the process of pardoning several US service personnel accused and convicted of war crimes. According to the New York Times, one such pa…

October 9th 2019 0

New Model of Helix Slow-Wave Structures

The development of a fast and accurate method for computing the properties of the helix slow-wave structures used in travelling-wave tubes (TWTs) is described. The calculation uses a sheath helix model in which the shunt capacitance and series inductance …

October 9th 2019 0

Energy Transfers in Fluid Flows

Understanding turbulence is an important and challenging problem with a million dollar prize money on it.  We illustrate the complexity of a turbulent flow using an example.  Consider coffee being mixed vigorously, say by stirring (Figure 1(a)).…

October 7th 2019 0

Why we wrote Climate Mathematics

In recent decades, a typical undergraduate university student enrolled in an atmospheric, oceanographic, or climate science major might take about six mathematics and computing courses. This mathematics curriculum has several shortcomings. One is that muc…

October 4th 2019 0

Money, Marriage, and Murder in Early Modern England

I decided to write Women of Fortune when I discovered that Grace Bennet, widow of a rich mortgage and loan banker and mother of the Countess of Salisbury, had been murdered by the local butcher in 1694.  Called by a contemporary “the most sordi…

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October 21st 2019 0

Why do some psychiatrists thrive and not others?

The RCPsych Article of the Month for October is from BJPsych Bulletin and is entitled ‘Personal resilience in psychiatrists: systematic review’ by Ranjita Howard, Catherine Kirkley and Nicola Baylis.

October 21st 2019 0

Making the roadmap public: Cambridge Open Engage

We’re making the roadmap for Cambridge Open Engage public. Here’s the explanation for why we’re doing this: What is Cambridge Open Engage?…

October 21st 2019 0

Is Extinction Rebellion the answer to our prayers?

Throngs of young (and not so young) people refusing to pretend that the human race is not in the most serious crisis it has ever faced.…

October 18th 2019 0

Journals Update 2019/2020

The upcoming year sees exciting change for Cambridge University Press’s journals line-up. In this blog post is a preview of brand new launch titles, titles that are switching to a fully Open Access model, and changes to how the Journal of Fluid Mech…

October 18th 2019 0

Librarian Perspectives: Professor Katsunori Iino, University of Bukkyo, Japan

An interview with Professor Katsunori Iino, Library Specialist, the University of Bukkyo, Japan Q: You have an unusual job title, at least to Western eyes.…

October 17th 2019 0

Colostrum provision to dairy calves

The animal article of the month for November is “Transfer of passive immunity in dairy calves: the effectiveness of providing a supplementary colostrum meal in addition to nursing from the dam” by Lora et al.…

October 16th 2019 0

The Materials Research Society Congratulates the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 winners

Copyright © Nobel Media 2019. Illustration: Niklas Elmeh   Congratulations to John B. Goodenough, The University of Texas at Austin, M.…

October 14th 2019 0

Meet the Editors: Q&A with Professor Stephen Phillips MBE, Editor-in-Chief of Parasitology

Welcome to our  “Meet the Editors” series, where we interview the editorial team about their work and their relationship to the journal.…

October 14th 2019 0

New journal to explore the “mysterious ecosystem” in our guts

A new open access journal from Cambridge University Press, published in partnership with The Nutrition Society, will explore the vital interaction between people and the complex community of microorganisms that live in our digestive systems The journal, G…

October 14th 2019 0

How do China-US rivalry and de-globalization affect Chinese business?

The international context of business has shifted markedly in recent years, with globalization under US hegemony giving way to the twin forces of de-globalization and a growing Sino-American rivalry.…

October 11th 2019 0

Islam and the Middle East – an article collection from Renaissance Quarterly

The editors of Renaissance Quarterly are pleased to provide free access to the following selection of articles relating to Islam and the Middle East during the Early Modern period.

October 10th 2019 0

Low intelligence linked to suicide risk later in life

People with low emotional control and low scores on intelligence tests in adolescence run a higher risk of suicide later in life.…

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