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Participate in behavioural research at Cambridge Judge Business School

Become a member of our participant pool, support academic research and get paid for it (£10/hour). There is no need to be a student or affiliated with the University of Cambridge.

9:00AM - 6:30PM

Highlight Raymond Briggs: A Retrospective

A new exhibition at Cambridge University Library celebrates the life, work and legacy of the award-winning author and illustrator.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Polar Sensory Trail: May half-term trail

Pick up our Polar Sensory Trail at the Polar Museum this May half term.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Islanders: The Making of the Mediterranean

Bringing together extraordinary antiquities, Islanders: The Making of the Mediterranean takes visitors on a 4,000-year journey from life in the ancient Mediterranean to today.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Exhibition: Radium Dreams

Award-winning poet Sue Hubbard and internationally acclaimed artist Eileen Cooper RA celebrate the life and work of the groundbreaking scientist Marie Curie.

11:00AM - 5:00PM

Lucie Rie: The Adventure of PotteryReturn to What’s on

Celebrating one of the most significant potters of the twentieth century, this major new exhibition is a rare opportunity to experience Lucie Rie’s (1902-1995) ground-breaking practice across six decades.

11:45AM - 5:00PM


Site-specific exhibition of contemporary Chinese calligraphy based on Laozi and Stephen Hawking by Wang Dongling, one of the greatest living practitioners of Chinese calligraphy.

5:30PM - 6:30PM

The Medieval Arabic and Persian Manuscripts in Cambridge University Library: Exploring a Connected Corpus

Oschinsky Research Associate, Dr James White, talks about the connections and communities associated with this collection. Hosted at Cambridge University Library.

5:30PM - 7:30PM

Kate Pretty Lecture 2023: Building Belonging Through Music

The Sixth Kate Pretty Lecture will be given by Master of Jesus College, Sonita Alleyne who will consider how music performance connects with issues of wellbeing, inclusivity, and outreach, contributing to a sense of belonging.

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Sex and the City: Cambridge Women, Town and Gown

A guided tour through the lovely centre of Cambridge which explores the inspiring, shocking and delightful stories of its women. From poets to bedders, from scientists to social reformers - get to know some of these amazing hidden figures.