My First Week: A Fresher’s Perspective

Having finally shaken off the Fresher's hangover, Stephen Hughes reflects on his first week as a Cambridge Geography Fresher. In typical Cambridge style, the work started pretty hastily, and I was thrown in with my first essay on the Cryosphere and the contributions of glaciers and ice sheets to rising sea levels. This was a…Read more My First Week: A Fresher’s Perspective

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50 Fifty Things That Made The Modern Economy – Tim Harford Questioned

Placed within the dynamic realms of the modern world, where technological and scientific advancement is proceeding at a scale and pace that is arguably unprecedented, it would seem ambitious, perhaps even quixotic, to imagine that one could condense the building blocks of such a multifarious planet to just 50 ‘things’, 50 objects that have determined…Read more 50 Fifty Things That Made The Modern Economy – Tim Harford Questioned

5 Tips To Prevent A Diss-aster When Choosing Your Dissertation Topic

Ah, the dissertation. Something you’ve always known awaited you at the end of your degree, but whose acknowledged existence, along with your DoS’s suggestion to keep a list of ideas from Michaelmas of first year and the notes taken from sitting at the back of an unknown college room listening to then-third years presenting their…Read more 5 Tips To Prevent A Diss-aster When Choosing Your Dissertation Topic