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Read more at: Looking after students' mental health

Looking after students' mental health

9 May 2019

While the subject is at last getting greater attention, there’s still a perceived stigma to talking about our mental health. We want to show that ICE is a place where people can be open about the experiences they’re going through – and that starts by giving our staff the right skills. Making mental wellbeing a priority...

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Read more at: ICE historian reveals difficulties faced by 18th century unmarried parents

ICE historian reveals difficulties faced by 18th century unmarried parents

9 May 2019

A new book, by Dr Samantha Williams , ICE Academic Director for History, reveals how society responded to high levels of illegitimacy in the 18th and 19th centuries. It also shows the lengths some errant fathers went to in order to escape not only their moral and financial obligations, but the clutches of parish constables...

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Read more at: Transforming the use of healthcare data

Transforming the use of healthcare data

8 May 2019

The effective and ethical use of patient data is of critical importance to improving healthcare delivery, service design and medical research. So what can you discover by connecting one substantial set of data to another? And then another and another? That’s what students of the new MSt in Healthcare Data: Informatics...

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Read more at: A fresh look at History of Art

A fresh look at History of Art

8 May 2019

Since joining the ICE staff in September, Dr Lydia Hamlett has been working hard to curate an engaging and accessible portfolio of courses that teach us about our heritage – and maybe our future too. We spoke to our new Academic Director in History of Art to find out how she’s bringing a fresh perspective to an enduring...

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Read more at: Meet ICE student turned published author, Sara Collins

Meet ICE student turned published author, Sara Collins

8 May 2019

It’s always a pleasure to welcome ICE alumni back into our community to share their successes, so we’re delighted that Sara Collins, author of The Confessions of Frannie Langton , will be with us for the evening on 1 April, and we hope you’ll join us too. Mastering the craft of writing Sara completed her Masters of Studies...

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Read more at: Dr Gilly Carr to chair international project for the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA)

Dr Gilly Carr to chair international project for the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA)

13 February 2019

ICE Academic, Archaeologist Dr Gilly Carr, will be chairing a new five-year international project sponsored by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). On 1 February 2019 the project, ‘Sites at Risk: Guidelines for Best Practice' will begin as part of IHRA's commitment to countering Holocaust distortion and...

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Read more at: Cambridge: United in Learning

Cambridge: United in Learning

13 February 2019

Football club staff and supporters offered new bursaries to study at University of Cambridge in 2019 The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) and Cambridge United Football Club’s charity – Cambridge United Community Trust (CUCT), have collaborated to provide four new 100% tuition fee bursaries...

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Read more at: ICE historian Dr Samantha Williams publishes new book

ICE historian Dr Samantha Williams publishes new book

13 June 2018

In her new book Dr Samantha Williams, ICE's Academic Director for Local and Regional History, examines illegitimacy, unmarried parenthood and the old and new poor laws in a period of rising illegitimacy and poor relief expenditure. In doing so, she explores the experience of being an unmarried mother from courtship and...

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Read more at: Britain and the Holocaust: new online courses at ICE

Britain and the Holocaust: new online courses at ICE

11 June 2018

The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education is pleased to announce that it will be starting an exciting series of online courses on the topic of Britain and the Holocaust . During the academic year 2018-19, we will be launching a series of three courses starting in September 2018 with The Refugee Crisis...

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Read more at: TLS editor, Stig Abell, to chair judging panel for prestigious BBC National Short Story Award 2018

TLS editor, Stig Abell, to chair judging panel for prestigious BBC National Short Story Award 2018

10 April 2018

The BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University (NSSA) today announced the editor of the Times Literary Supplement, Stig Abell, as their new Chair of Judges after TV presenter Mel Giedroyc stood down due to unforeseen work commitments. Abell, a double first in English from Emmanuel College, Cambridge, is a...

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