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Madingley Hall achieves highest rating from the Sustainable Restaurant Association

7 December 2016

The Institute of Continuing Education at Madingley Hall has been rewarded for its exceptional standard of sustainability with the highest possible rating from the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA). The Hall received three 'Food Made Good' Stars from the SRA in recognition of the high standards it demonstrated across...

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ICE’s Dr Gilly Carr wins University of Cambridge grant

28 November 2016

ICE’s Senior Lecturer and Academic Director in Archaeology, Dr Gilly Carr, has been awarded a Cambridge Humanities Research Grant to pay for a research assistant for her digital heritage project currently supported by the German EVZ Foundation. The project, Channel Islander Victims of Nazi Persecution, provides profiles of...

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Dr Gilly Carr invited to join IHRA

11 November 2016

Dr Gilly Carr , Senior Lecturer and Academic Director in Archaeology, has recently been invited to join the 12-member UK delegation of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). She will be one of two academic members of the UK delegation, which is headed by Sir Eric Pickles of the Foreign and Commonwealth...

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Army Wives: a new book by Midge Gillies

15 August 2016

Midge Gillies, Academic Director of Creative Writing at ICE, has written a new book which documents the experience of British 'army wives' through history. From Crimea to life under the British Raj, from the First World War to Afghanistan, Midge uses first-hand accounts, letters and diaries to tell the fascinating and...

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Dr Gilly Carr wins Vice-Chancellor's Impact Award

21 June 2016

ICE archaeologist Dr Gilly Carr has won the 2016 Vice-Chancellor's Impact Award for the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, for her work on 'Victims of Nazism in the Channel Islands: A Legitimate Heritage?'. These prestigious awards have been established to recognise and reward those whose research has led to...

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Dr Ed Turner awarded the John Spedan Lewis Medal for his significant contribution to conservation

2 June 2016

On the 24th May ICE Academic Director for Biological Sciences, Dr Ed Turner, was awarded the John Spedan Lewis medal for his significant and innovative contribution to conservation at the Linnean Society of London’s annual meeting at Burlington House in Piccadilly, London. John Spedan Lewis, founder of the John Lewis...

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The Michael Holroyd Prize for 'Recreative' literature awarded at Madingley Hall

16 May 2016

When the highly acclaimed biographer Michael Holroyd first addressed Creative Writing Masters students at ICE in October 2013 he drew attention to the term ‘non-fiction’ as an essentially negative expression – describing what it was not rather than what it was – and proposed a new term which also took account of the...

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Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown walk opened as part of CB300 celebrations

31 March 2016

The Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) has created a new walk in the grounds of Madingley Hall, in honour of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown's Tercentenary. Professor Sir Mike Gregory, Acting Director of the Institute of Continuing Education, unveiled the Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown Tercentenary Walk at ICE's annual Open...

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New Director of ICE announced as Dr James Gazzard

25 February 2016

We are delighted to announce the appointment of James Gazzard as the next Director of the Institute of Continuing Education (ICE). Jim is currently Professor of Workforce Futures and Associate Dean for Postgraduate Taught Courses, Enterprise and Engagement in the University of East Anglia’s Faculty of Medicine and Health...

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ICE archaeologist Gilly Carr discovers grave of Nazi victim in BBC investigation

5 November 2015

ICE archaeologist Dr Gilly Carr has discovered the grave of a long-lost Nazi victim as part of a BBC Inside Out investigation. Sidney Ashcroft was deported from Nazi-controlled Guernsey for stealing food and punching a German soldier in an attempt to protect his mother. Sidney was one of the 'Guernsey Eight' - a group of...

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