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Read more at: Spotlight on... Katie Haylor from The Naked Scientists

Spotlight on... Katie Haylor from The Naked Scientists

9 March 2020

Last week we sat down with Katie Haylor, a producer for The Naked Scientists science radio show and podcast. Science enthusiast and self-confessed cat-lover, she spoke to us about her role in the team, the current ‘hot topics’ in STEM and upcoming events.​ Tell us a bit about yourself and how you got into science I’m...

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Read more at: STEM - the vital subjects taking root in our lives

STEM - the vital subjects taking root in our lives

25 February 2020

Inside ICE looks to the future of study, work and tech with Institute Teaching Officer for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Dr Oliver Hadeler. What have been your primary goals since starting your new role at ICE in 2019? Dr Oliver Hadeler (OH): " I’m a Physicist with research interests combining...

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Read more at: ICE hosts global Deans of Continuing Education meeting

ICE hosts global Deans of Continuing Education meeting

13 February 2020

In November, ICE hosted 22 Deans of Continuing Education from leading research-intensive universities, including Cambridge, Oxford, Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley and Brown, for their annual meeting. The universities represented at the meeting in Cambridge collectively oversaw more than 500,000 enrolments in the last year...

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Read more at: Lifelong Learning: nourishment for the mind and soul

Lifelong Learning: nourishment for the mind and soul

13 February 2020

Inside ICE discovers the unexpected pleasures of friendship and food at ICE’s weekend, residential Lifelong Learning courses. Maybe your vision of studying somewhere like the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Continuing Education is of stuffy lecture halls filled with rows of students all scribbling notes, while a...

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Read more at: Gold for ICE course marketing campaign

Gold for ICE course marketing campaign

13 February 2020

The innovative marketing strategy for a new ICE course has taken Gold at the annual UPCEA Marketing Awards. The digital campaign to recruit healthcare professionals of the future to ICE’s Healthcare Data: Informatics, Innovation and Commercialisation Master’s was recognised with a Gold Award in the Interactive Media...

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Read more at: Uncovering exciting new voices for stage and screen

Uncovering exciting new voices for stage and screen

13 February 2020

An ICE student’s debut play, conceived for a second-year dissertation, hits theatres as the Centre for Creative Writing unveils a new Master’s specifically for performance writers. Plaudits for ICE alumna’s stage bow "Park [Theatre]… have once again identified an important new voice. We will surely hear more, much more...

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Read more at: ‘If you have a garden in your library, everything will be complete’

‘If you have a garden in your library, everything will be complete’

12 February 2020

Cicero’s famous quote reminds us that not everything ICE students learn about or value happens within a classroom. Inside ICE takes an enriching stroll round the Madingley Hall gardens with Head Gardener, Richard Gant. " There are eight acres of landscaped gardens here: over 200 trees, a topiary garden, an alpine bed, two-...

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Read more at: Cambridge launches course to kick-start careers of unknown writers for stage and screen

Cambridge launches course to kick-start careers of unknown writers for stage and screen

10 February 2020

In the footsteps of Footlights: Cambridge launches course to kick-start careers of unknown writers for stage and screen ● First Cambridge course devoted entirely to writing for performance will teach adult students of any age – and will use the University’s long-standing connections in the performing arts to help them meet...

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Read more at: University World News: You can’t teach creativity, but can you learn it?

University World News: You can’t teach creativity, but can you learn it?

12 December 2019

The employment landscape is changing, and with 'Industry 4.0' in full swing, this change comes with the increased risk of jobs becoming automated. Dr Alex Carter , Academic Director for Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies at the Institute of Continuing Education, talks about the award-bearing and non-award-bearing...

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Read more at: ICE launches initiative to reduce carbon emissions

ICE launches initiative to reduce carbon emissions

10 December 2019

The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) is committed to acting sustainably to minimise its environmental impact. In the 2019-20 academic year, ICE is launching a carbon reduction initiative to offset 1,500 tonnes of carbon emissions on behalf of its staff and global student community. This...

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