Comparison of Structural Model Reduction Methods Applied to a Large-Deformation Wing Box

Much effort is currently being devoted to reducing the environmental effect of commercial jet aircraft, but this is not simply a case of replacing kerosine with synthetic fuels, batteries or hydrogen propulsion. A great deal of research needs to be focused on new air vehicle designs that will lead to emissions-free (not just C02) flight.


What is Creativity?

Numerous studies have shown that organisations and leaders cite creativity as the most valued attribute in their employees but what exactly is meant by creativity in these contexts?


Profile: Eden Lazaness, Cambridge Academic Online Customer Experience Director

Eden Lazaness was appointed Online Customer Experience Director for Cambridge Academic in spring 2020. The role is not new, but hers is exponentially different from that of her predecessor because Cambridge now has many more academic publishing platforms and services besides Cambridge Core, including online learning platforms done with and for the University of Cambridge Online.…


Cahn-Hilliard equations on an evolving surface

The phenomenon of spontaneous isothermal phase separation in a binary alloy is described mathematically by the Cahn-Hilliard equation. It is named after John W.…


Weathering the storm at the Qingtu Lake Observation Array

On July 25th, 2021, a wall of sand engulfed the Chinese city of Dunhuang. As the dust rolled in, the air in the city took on a nearly opaque burnt orange hue that made travel practically impossible.…


The Materiality of English Suicide Letters, c.1700-c.1850

Usually slipped quietly between the pages of a coroner’s inquest, these deeply personal letters always gave me the greatest sense that I was hearing the voices of the people I studied.


Writing images, reading syllables: script creation in Bronze Age Crete

What’s a sign? What’s in a sign? In the paper ‘Imagining Cretan scripts: the influence of visual motifs on the creation of script-signs in Bronze Age Crete’, Dr Ester Salgarella explores the processes of sign creation and their transmission among the scripts of Bronze Age Crete (ca.…


Are potatoes a healthy vegetable option for the cardiometabolic health of adolescent girls?

The Paper of the Month for October is ‘Potato consumption is not associated with elevated cardiometabolic risk in adolescent girls‘ from the British Journal of Nutrition and is free to access for 1 month.…