Interwar Diplomacy between Soviet Russia, Turkey, Iran and Afghanistan

Diplomatic historians have long pointed out that the early months of 1921 featured the culmination of a campaign of Soviet revolutionary diplomacy in which Moscow established diplomatic relations with newly reinstated governments in Ankara, Tehran and Kabul.


Meet the Learning Design team: Emily Tannert Patterson

My name is Emily Tannert Patterson and I have been an Associate Learning Designer at Cambridge University Press since February 2020.…


Meet the Learning Design team: Laura Heggs

My name is Laura Heggs. Before I became a learning designer, I studied anthropology and primate behaviour. I’ve held the ‘learning designer’ job title for 3 years now, but have been working in higher education in various capacities since 2010.…


The key to the evolution of morality was in Robert Frank’s book “Passions Within Reason” all along. How did we miss that?

There are literally hundreds, maybe even thousands of papers with the same introduction. Human cooperation. Enduring conundrum. Selection. Model. Prisoners’ dilemma.…


A Q&A with the course leader of Bionanotechnology From Theory to Practice

What are your current research interests?Artificial enzyme design to improve sustainability of useful chemical reactions: taking cues from natural catalysts to design light triggered systems using nanostructures and parts of natural enzymes.…


New and Creative Models of Academic Publication Scholars Should Know About, Part 1

Earlier this year, Avi Staiman, CEO of Academic Language Experts, interviewed Chris Harrison, Publishing Development Director of Humanities and Social Sciences at Cambridge University Press on new and creative models of academic publications that scholars should be aware of that extend beyond the classic manuscript and journal article.


10 Study break ideas for when you hit a wall

Professionals today are busier than ever. We are constantly looking for ways to manage our current commitments – at work and in our personal lives, whilst searching for new opportunities to develop ourselves for the future.


Face to face vs Online Learning

Imagine you are visiting a new city. You have two choices: you can hire a guide that will navigate the city for you, showing you the city or you can navigate the city on your own with a guide book. If you hire a guide, you are relying on the guide to create some of the experience for you.