Testing suggests 3% of NHS hospital staff may be unknowingly infected with coronavirus

Hospital staff may be carrying SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 disease, without realising they are infected, according to a study by researchers at the University of Cambridge.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
May 12, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: covid-19 coronavirus test national-health-service-nhs

Did the Sixties dream die in 1969?

The year 1969 is held up as the end of an era, but fifty years on are we still buying into a dangerous myth? Counterculture expert James Riley delves into the darkness of the Sixties to sort fact from psychedelic fiction.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 1, 2019 ~5 min

Tags:  1960s  sixties  protest

Cambridge University Library unveils the rich histories, struggles and hidden labours of Women at Cambridge

One hundred and fifty years since the first women were allowed to study at the University of Cambridge, Cambridge University Library will be sharing the unique stories of women who have studied, taught, worked and lived at the University, in its new exhibition The Rising Tide: Women at Cambridge.  

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Sept. 5, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: women-at-cambridge history equality gender protest feminism

Shelley’s Peterloo poem took inspiration from the radical press, new research reveals

Percy Bysshe Shelley’s The Mask of Anarchy, the most celebrated literary response to the Peterloo massacre – which has its bicentenary on 16 August – drew on accounts of the tragedy written by the radical journalist and freethinker, Richard Carlile.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Aug. 16, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: protest poetry

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