Inside Family Law: Fathers in adoption proceedings

Dr Brian Sloan, University of Cambridge. The “Inside Family Law” Project is jointly organised by Claire Fenton-Glynn (University of Cambridge) and Leanne Smith (University of Exeter). The aim of the project is to provide viewers with a deeper understanding of central issues in family law, as explained by experts from universities across the United Kingdom. … Read more Inside Family Law: Fathers in adoption proceedings

Criminal Justice in a Pandemic: The Prisons

In these two public webinars from the Faculty of Law at the University of Cambridge, the panels explore the enormous additional pressures that the pandemic has imposed on the criminal justice system. In this second webinar we look at the current conditions in English prisons and explore why more has not been done for those … Read more Criminal Justice in a Pandemic: The Prisons

Outside The Margin For Error: The Invalidity of The Philippines’ Withdrawal From The Rome Statute

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 13: Rise or Decline of Multilateralism? Current Dynamics in Treaty Negotiation, Cooperation and Withdrawal, by Gemmo Bautista Fernandez, Doctoral Student at the Australian National University, Raphael Lorenzo A. Pangalangan, LL.M. Candidate, University of Cambridge. The Cambridge International Law Journal … Read more Outside The Margin For Error: The Invalidity of The Philippines’ Withdrawal From The Rome Statute

Promoting Investment in Sustainable Landscape Management:Lessons Learned from DR Congo

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 12: Addressing Environmental Risk through International Trade and Investment, by Freedom-Kai Phillips, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Cambridge. Full title: “Promoting Investment in Sustainable Landscape Management and Traditional Knowledge to Advance Sustainable Development: Legal Measures and Lessons Learned from the … Read more Promoting Investment in Sustainable Landscape Management:Lessons Learned from DR Congo

Weighing the Risks of Space Debris Against the Benefits of Universal Internet Connectivity

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 11: International Air and Space Law—Issues on the Horizon, by Cristian van Eijk, Student, University of Cambridge. Full title: “The Quest for Global Satellite Internet: Weighing the Risks of Space Debris Against the Benefits of Universal Internet Connectivity” The … Read more Weighing the Risks of Space Debris Against the Benefits of Universal Internet Connectivity

Drawing the Epistemological Distinction Between Human Rights Law and International Criminal Justice

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 9: State Responsibility and International Criminal Justice in Parallel—Theoretical and Practical Issues, by Raphael Lorenzo A. Pangalangan, LL.M. Candidate, University of Cambridge. Full title: “Crimes Without Criminals: Drawing the Epistemological Distinction Between Human Rights Law and International Criminal Justice” … Read more Drawing the Epistemological Distinction Between Human Rights Law and International Criminal Justice

Canada’s Colonial Genocide: Issues of State and Individual Responsibility

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 9: State Responsibility and International Criminal Justice in Parallel—Theoretical and Practical Issues, by Bruno Gelinas-Faucher, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Cambridge. The Cambridge International Law Journal 9th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference on the theme of ‘International Law and Global … Read more Canada’s Colonial Genocide: Issues of State and Individual Responsibility

Leadership during COVID-19 as an emergency medicine doctor | Dr Virginia Newcombe

“My role is to be the calmest person in the room.” Dr Virginia Newcombe is a Health Foundation and Academy of Medical Sciences Clinician Scientist Fellow. She works as a Consultant in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine at the University of Cambridge. Here, she talks to the Academy about dealing with uncertainty as a clinical … Read more Leadership during COVID-19 as an emergency medicine doctor | Dr Virginia Newcombe

Criminal Justice in a Pandemic: The Courts

In these two public webinars from the Faculty of Law at the University of Cambridge, the panels explore the enormous additional pressures that the pandemic has imposed on the criminal justice system. In the first event, our focus is the courts and we explore the reality of daily life in magistrates’ courts and in the … Read more Criminal Justice in a Pandemic: The Courts

Is coronavirus widening the gender gap and disadvantaging women? – BBC Newsnight

Around the world, the coronavirus lockdown has closed schools and forced hundreds of millions to work from home. But the lockdown has also had an unintended consequence – catapulting some women back to the 1950s. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F The coronavirus lockdown, which in the UK began at the end of March, has … Read more Is coronavirus widening the gender gap and disadvantaging women? – BBC Newsnight

How will universities adapt to the coronavirus pandemic? | Inside Story

The coronavirus pandemic is disrupting higher education world wide. Lockdowns have closed university and college campuses. Classes have moved online. The University of Cambridge in the UK is the latest to make all lectures online until next year. But can virtual classes provide the same learning experience? And should students continue to pay high tuition … Read more How will universities adapt to the coronavirus pandemic? | Inside Story

Antarctica: microscopic algae turning snow green could create new ecosystem

Antarctica is  turning green due to the climate crisis and the phenomenon is potentially offering sustenance to other species according to the first large-scale algae map of the peninsular by University of Cambridge scientists. It identifies 1,679 separate blooms of green snow algae, which together covered an area of 1.9 sq km, equating to a … Read more Antarctica: microscopic algae turning snow green could create new ecosystem

Data reveals parts of the country with the highest rate of coronavirus infection | ITV News

The North East of England has the highest rate of coronavirus infection in the country – double that of London – according to new data. A report published by Public Health England (PHE) and University of Cambridge found the average rate – or R value – of Covid-19 infection in the North East and Yorkshire … Read more Data reveals parts of the country with the highest rate of coronavirus infection | ITV News

AstraZeneca to Start Covid-19 Testing This Week

Apr.29 — AstraZeneca Plc plans to start Covid-19 testing this week, says Chief Executive Officer Pascal Soriot. He made the comments on “Bloomberg Surveillance” after the company maintained its earnings outlook for the year as customers’ stockpiling helped sales of key drugs advance. AstraZeneca and GlaxoSmithKline Plc, the U.K.’s two pharmaceutical giants, said earlier this … Read more AstraZeneca to Start Covid-19 Testing This Week