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September 24th 2020 0

Smartphones within Psychological Science

Smartphones within Psychological Science provides a comprehensive insight into where psychology has benefited, struggled and failed when it comes to understanding or using mobile technologies as part of the research process.    Technological inn…

September 24th 2020

A New Beginning for Human Rights?

The Dark Side of Human Rights! The End/The Endtimes of Human Rights! Not Enough! These are the alarming titles of some recent books on human rights. And indeed, for those who believe in human rights, the world looks grim. The rise of authoritarian, populi…

September 23rd 2020

Remote Teaching Webinar Series

We live in extraordinary times. Nothing like this has ever disrupted how our society functions so completely before. We are isolated, stressed and distracted and living in fear of catching a disease that could kill us. I am grateful that we have the tools…

September 17th 2020

Finite Element Method: Teaching and Learning with Professor Mohamed Gadala

Inspired by over 40 years’ industrial/academic experience in the field, Finite Elements for Engineers with ANSYS Applications by Mohamed Gadala is out now. This textbook targets users of the finite element method for design and analysis in both unde…

September 17th 2020

The Changing Role of the Hospital in European Health Systems

The delivery of healthcare tends to be neglected in much of the policy discussion despite its crucial role in determining many important health outcomes. Our new book, The Changing Role of the Hospital in European Health Systems, published by Cambridge Un…

September 17th 2020

How Kabbalah went viral

The impetus behind the shaping of this book was my desire to experience the process of writing narrative history. And indeed, the story of modern Kabbalah is both compelling and instructive for grasping historical processes. From its first appearance in t…

September 16th 2020

Imperial Emotions: The Politics of Empathy across the British Empire

As clashes over race have become pressing in many countries around the globe, the challenge of understanding the legacies of slavery, colonisation, and exploitation has only sharpened. In 2017 Australian First Nations people issued the ‘Uluru Statem…

September 16th 2020

Education amidst Covid-19

Covid-19 is challenging education provision around the globe. Here's how public opinion has affected the capacity of education systems to cope with the pandemic

September 14th 2020

The Past Can’t Heal Us. The Double Edge Sword of the Human Rights Memorialization Agenda

The world is, and has always been, very short on justice. The recent Black Lives Matter movement is just another example in a long line of collective appeals to repair historical injustices. In my book “The Past Can’t Heal Us: The Dangers of M…

September 10th 2020

Are international organizations accountable towards individuals when they violate human rights?

International organizations are becoming increasingly powerful. In recent decades states have steadily been conferring powers upon international organizations in order to solve transnational problems and to provide global public goods. As a corollary of t…

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September 24th 2020 0

Searching 10 Million stars to see if anyone is home

Are we alone in the Universe? This fundamental question has propelled the curiosity of writers and scientists alike for hundreds of years. Although we continue to explore our solar system with spaceships and robots, other beings are unlikely to be close e…

September 24th 2020 0

Robot Athletes and Entertainers

The creation of robot athletes is a novel benchmark problem for techniques in artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, and intelligent robotics. The goal is to develop intelligent robot systems that can participate in sports events foll…

September 23rd 2020 0

New journal homepage designs on Cambridge Core

Over the past year the Cambridge Core team has been working on the evolution of the platform’s journals content landing pages.…

September 23rd 2020 0

Watch: Simulations of Mixing Fluids

From rotating impellers stirring air into a liquid, to a turbulent jet entering a moving flow, mixing processes are essential to almost every industrial application you can think of.…

September 23rd 2020 0

The Management Libraries Network [MANLIBNET] Conference

India is a country that has many distinguished schools devoted entirely to management studies.  In the early 2000s it became evident that these schools needed a conference devoted entirely to their own activities.  …

September 22nd 2020 0

Are zoos and aquariums collaborating or competing through partnerships?

The paper ‘Conservation networks: are zoos and aquariums collaborating or competing through partnerships? , published in Environmental Conservation, has been chosen as the latest addition to the Editor’s Choice Collection Like mil…

September 22nd 2020 0

The Contemporary Waqf and the Fragility of Shi’i Quietism

In contemporary Iraq, there is an interesting and ever evolving interplay between non-state affiliated Shi’i seminaries, whose jurists have the authority to determine the content of Islamic law, and the state, which makes and enforces its own law.&n…

September 21st 2020 0

Early Judeo-Arabic Birth Narratives in the Polemical Story “Life of Jesus” – Toledot Yeshu

Until 5th October 2020, enjoy free access to Miriam Goldstein’s full article Early Judeo-Arabic Birth Narratives in the Polemical Story “Life of Jesus” (Toledot Yeshu) as published in Harvard Theological Review At some point in Late A…

September 21st 2020 0

Watch: How do Cloaking Devices Work?

When an object, such as an aircraft or submarine, moves through a fluid it generates a ‘wake’ behind it which can be used by monitoring tools to detect its size and position.…

September 21st 2020 0

Introducing a Co-EiC Model to The Canadian Entomologist

After consultation with the Entomological Society of Canada’s (ESC) Publications Committee and the ESC Executive Committee, we have instituted a new co-Editor-in-Chief model for management of Canada’s flagship entomological journal, The Canadi…

September 21st 2020 0

Shipbreaking judgment is timely reminder of shipping companies’ liabilities

In July 2020, a High Court judgment in Begum v Maran was handed down where, for the first time, an English court has grappled with the controversial issue of “shipbreaking”.…

September 17th 2020 0

Legal Information Management: Legal History, Artificial Intelligence, Surviving the Pandemic, and more

The summer issue of Legal Information Management is now available electronically from Cambridge University Press; print copies will be arriving in due course.…

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