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Thu 25 May 2023 12:00AM

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 - 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.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Highlight The Betty Behrens Seminar on Classics of Historiography

Professor Maurizio Viroli (Princeton University) will speak about Niccolò Machiavelli’s "Florentine Histories" (1532) and engage in discussion with the attendees.

5:30PM - 6:30PM

Highlight Christmas with Raymond Briggs

Cambridge University Library will be taking an out of season look at Raymond Briggs's festive classics, and the traditions of Christmas storytelling.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Eating local: The Key to Food Security?

Eat local is a common recommendation to reduce the carbon footprint of our diet. Food prices have been increasing forcing many families into poverty, and supermarkets have seen empty shelves for certain types of food. So the question that many are asking is “why can’t we just make or grow that food here and stop relying on imports?”.

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.