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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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Read more at: Help! A robot is stealing my job

Help! A robot is stealing my job

12 November 2019

Featured in Cambridge Catalyst , ICE Academic Dr Alex Carter, discusses the importance of Creativity in the workplace, particularly as it's one of the few skills machines aren't currently able to replicate! If you'd like to learn more about Creativity, applications are now open for our Undergraduate Diploma in Creativity...

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Read more at: ICE Academic appointed as advisor to new Holocaust Memorial and Centre

ICE Academic appointed as advisor to new Holocaust Memorial and Centre

29 October 2019

Dr Gilly Carr , senior lecturer and academic director in Archaeology at ICE, has recently been appointed as one of eight academic advisors to the new Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre in Westminster. In 2016, Gilly was appointed to the 12-member delegation of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance , and this...

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Read more at: First Story: Bursaries providing professional development opportunities for teachers

First Story: Bursaries providing professional development opportunities for teachers

18 October 2019

As part of our aim to widen participation in Higher Education, ICE offers a number of bursary schemes covering our extensive course offering. The 'First Story' bursary, in partnership with First Story , offers financial support for teachers who write (or writers who teach) working in schools in low-income communities...

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Read more at: Cambridge Independent: Are we reading less because of social media?

Cambridge Independent: Are we reading less because of social media?

18 October 2019

With the ever-increasing use of social media in our day-to-day lives, ICE tutor Tyler Shores brings into question the impacts of the 'infinite scroll' on our reading habits and how we can go about strengthening our brain reading muscles in this digital world. --- Read the full article in the Cambridge Independent ...

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Read more at: The Conversation: Dr Jenny Bavidge discusses how the climate crisis is affecting stories not even about the environment

The Conversation: Dr Jenny Bavidge discusses how the climate crisis is affecting stories not even about the environment

16 October 2019

Written for The Conversation during an academic conference on Literature and the Environment at Plymouth University, ICE Academic Director in Literature and self-confessed "eco-lit nerd" Dr Jenny Bavidge, considers the kinds of stories that succeed in informing and convincing people about the climate and ecological...

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Read more at: Ely Standard: 'New Horizons Bursaries' at the University of Cambridge ICE

Ely Standard: 'New Horizons Bursaries' at the University of Cambridge ICE

27 September 2019

ICE has recently launched a new bursary scheme which will cover the full costs of studying an online or short course here at the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education. The 'New Horizons' bursaries have been created in partnership with the CHS Group , a charitable housing association supporting those...

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Read more at: September start for ‘Super Tuesdays’

September start for ‘Super Tuesdays’

18 September 2019

In the last edition of Inside ICE, we revealed our new ‘Super Tuesday’ lifelong learning programme, bringing three-hour courses covering more than 20 subjects to Tuesday mornings and afternoons. The full ‘Super Tuesday’ programme, beginning on September 24th, is now available and open to all adults, regardless of age or...

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Read more at: The ICE students bringing science to life for us all

The ICE students bringing science to life for us all

18 September 2019

Science has profound consequences for individuals, businesses, communities and the natural world. Increasingly, scientists recognise that those impacts must be openly discussed if they want wider society – be that the general public, companies, funding bodies or policy makers – to engage with the benefits and challenges of...

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Read more at: Spotlighting Britain’s hidden Holocaust past

Spotlighting Britain’s hidden Holocaust past

18 September 2019

After starting academic life as a prehistorian, Senior Lecturer Dr Gilly Carr , Course Director of ICE’s Postgraduate Certificate in Britain and the Holocaust , was inspired to investigate the archaeology of World War II. And so began a twelve-years-and-counting career dedicated to unearthing the unspoken history of the...

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