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Unstick your career at the ICE Open Day

21 March 2017

Feeling stuck in your career? You can get advice on your next move from a top employment coach. Career expert Dr Sonia Rignall will offer free, personal career advice at the Institute of Continuing Education’s Open Day on Saturday 1 April, Madingley Hall. This unique, one-off session has been specially designed to help...

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All-star line-up for Institute’s first Literary Weekend

7 March 2017

The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education is teaming up with Cambridge Literary Festival to hold a glittering author event at the Institute’s home in the stunning 16 th -century mansion of Madingley Hall. The event is one of the highlights of a weekend of creative writing seminars and a literary dinner...

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A14 roadworks: closure of The Avenue in 2017 and 2018

23 January 2017

We have been informed by the A14 implementation team that The Avenue, which connects Madingley village with the A14, will be partially closed between Monday 20 February 2017 and Thursday 1 March 2018 . The section of road affected runs from the junction with the A14 to the junction with Dry Drayton Road. As a consequence...

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Madingley Hall opens the gates to continuing education

20 December 2016

The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education held a ceremony today, 20 December 2016, to mark the official opening of its new entrance gates. The 4.1m-high iron gates have been restored and extended over recent months to allow fire engines and other high-sided vehicles to pass through safely. They were...

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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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