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Academic Perspectives from Cambridge University Press.

September 2nd 2022 0

The Uncertainty of Our Being and the Four Purposes of Music

Music is a universal phenomenon. In all cultures we find music, where the penetrating message of the lyrical melody and the rich harmonies of the instrumental ensemble communicate the apprehensions of the individual, family, and society. Viewed from a psy…

September 1st 2022

What Do Iranians Think About the Iran Nuclear Deal?

As the United States, Iran, and world powers inch closer to restoring the landmark 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal—formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)—issues like American interests, global security, and international diplo…

September 1st 2022

The Scientific Collaboration that Brought Gaia to the World

With a two-page letter to the editor of the scientific journal Atmospheric Environment published in 1972, the English scientist and inventor James Lovelock (1919-2022) introduced Gaia into the professional literature. The post The Scientific Collaboration…

August 30th 2022

What Is Art?

What is art? That’s at the heart of a copyright dispute involving two artists who both did the same thing: tape a banana to a wall. A federal court in Florida waded into the issue in July. Beginning his opinion with the question, “Can a banana…

August 29th 2022

Q&A: An Exchange Rate History of the United Kingdom, 1945-1992

What do you find so interesting about sterling and currencies more broadly? The story of sterling after the second world war is fascinating as it is mirroring the decline of the British Empire. Sterling was the currency of a whole colonial Empire which sl…

August 23rd 2022

Has the Communist Party of China (CPC) increased its control over private corporations?

Numerous recent media reports have claimed that President Xi Jinping has greatly expanded the CPC’s presence in private business firms,1 with some giving estimates that 68% of private Chinese firms now have a Communist Party branch within the firm, …

August 23rd 2022

A tale of two elections: how “money politics” is shaped by national context

May 2022 in the Philippines. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. was running for president of the Philippines, in tandem with Sara Duterte, daughter of the term-limited incumbent, Rodrigo Duterte. Both domestic and international attention zeroed …

August 22nd 2022

Q&A with David M. Greer, author of Successful Leadership in Academic Medicine

What inspired you to write Successful Leadership in Academic Medicine? Great question. To be honest, I was surprised to find out that there wasn’t already a book on this subject, and that people weren’t talking about the importance of leadersh…

August 19th 2022

The Failures of Mathematical Anti-Evolutionism

The relationship of mathematics to biology is fascinating. Understanding why anti-evolutionist arguments fail can help us think clearly about this relationship. The post The Failures of Mathematical Anti-Evolutionism first appeared on FifteenEightyFour | …

August 19th 2022

What’s New in Early Modern Europe Third Edition

Writing a new edition is always challenging, as there is always exciting new scholarship to incorporate and completely new directions and sub-fields to include. And then deciding what to cut, so the book does not become an unwieldy doorstop… The mo…

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August 31st 2022 0

Mind the gap: Data solutions for enhancing agricultural productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa

The benefits of data sharing and improved data access are widely acknowledged, potentially resulting in significant increases in global GDP. In practice, however, data owners are, for obvious reasons, often reluctant to share their data, especially if it …

August 31st 2022 0

Climate stress: What are the economic impacts on European dairy cow farms?

This paper evaluates the influence of heat and drought stress on the technical efficiency and economic downside risk of dairy cow farms in 22 EU countries over the period 2007-2013.

August 25th 2022 0

Single cover crop vs. mixtures: Which delivers better weed suppression?

Cover crops can be a valuable tool for weed suppression. They compete with weeds for light, water, nutrients and space and reduce the ability of weeds to germinate, grow and reproduce. But which is better – planting a single cover crop or using one …

August 25th 2022 0

Winners of the UCB 2022: ‘Promoting Open Scholarship in Applied Linguistics – ‘A celebration of the life and achievements of Dr Dorothy Needham (FRS)’

The University Collaboration Budget (UCB) funds initiatives that involve direct collaboration between the University and Cambridge University Press (Academic). Winning initiatives strive to further our shared aims, such as research excellence and integrit…

August 24th 2022 0

Cover Artwork: ‘Ella’ by Gemma Anderson

In the August edition of Muses – the arts blog from BJPsych International – Dr Tim McInerny, Pictures Editor, BJPsych International introduces Gemma Anderson, the artist whose portrait is on the cover of the August edition …

August 23rd 2022 0

Ten misconceptions about trauma-focused CBT for PTSD

The August BABCP Article of the Month is from the Cognitive Behaviour Therapist and is entitled “Ten misconceptions about trauma-focused CBT for PTSD” by Hannah Murray, Nick Grey, Emma Warnock-Parkes, Alice Kerr, Jennifer Wild, David M.&hellip…

August 23rd 2022 0

‘Symbolic’ and ‘imaginary’: anti-gender states’ engagement with the UN’s Women, Peace and Security Agenda

Gender equality is experiencing a strange moment in international politics. On the one hand, discourse and policy around gender equality have never been so prevalent.…

August 23rd 2022 0

Students on the Future of Exams

About Constance: I’m currently studying for my master’s in publishing at University College London, and in 2021 I graduated from Durham University with a degree in English Literature.…

August 23rd 2022 0

The impact of parasite infection of mental illness

More and more research is finding inflammation as a potential contributing factor towards to the development of various mental illnesses. A systematic review was conducted to determine the association between parasitic infection and mental illnesses in va…

August 22nd 2022 0

Is it safe to prevent vitamin D deficiency by oral intake of vitamin D?

It is curious that many animal experiments have been ignored, which described blood vessel pathology when vitamin D was fed in amounts that didn’t cause any apparent toxicity.

August 19th 2022 0

A Q&A with the course leaders for Compelling Communication Skills

Meet Simon Hall, Director of Creative Warehouse and former BBC News Correspondent, and Dr Thomas Roulet, Associate Professor in Organisation Theory at the University of Cambridge

August 19th 2022 0

Parasitology is flipping to Open access from January 2023

From January 2023, Parasitology will become an Open Access (OA) journal within Cambridge University Press, where a total of 14 other hosted journals within the Life Sciences are now fully OA.

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