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How To Be A Master of All Trades: Q&A With Dr. Siddharth Saxena

BrainGain magazine spoke with Dr. Siddharth Saxena, a Principal Research Associate at Cavendish Labs, and Fellow at Jesus College. Here are edited excerpts from the conversation.

Adam Smith - the philosopher who invented Economics

Adam Smith studied at both Glasgow and Oxford, loved one and despised the other. Here we look at the father of classical Economics in his student days.

Why do we celebrate Womens Day on March 8?

Spoiler alert: There’s more to it than flowers, flowery language, and sugary food

What is decolonizing the curriculum and why it matters

What is worth studying, and who gets to decide that? These are questions raised in the discussion around decolonising the curriculum. Read more below.

Join Cambridge scientists in solving global challenges

Leadership Program on Global Challenges is a unique opportunity for those interested in engaging with global challenges and creating sustainable solutions

A Preview of the Mahatma: Mohandas at the Inns of Court

The Gandhi who went to study Law in London was a boy who aspired to be a gentleman. He wore flannel with white collars and sleeves, took dancing lessons, and dined at clubs. He was also a dedicated son, staying true to his vow of vegetarianism and chastity. Did he show any signs of the Mahatma he would one day become?

University of Exeter offers funding for doctoral studies in global history

The department, ranked in the top 5 in the UK and top 50 worldwide, has two research centers for world history, and dozens of scholarships

New Zealand academic offers new explanation for the cause of Alexander the Great's death

University of Otago's Dr. Katherine Hall doesn’t believe theories about the cause and time of the 32-year old world conqueror’s death. Here’s why.

11 Things You Need to Know About Gandhi's London Years

Whether or not we are history buffs, we know many legends about Mahatma Gandhi - his devotion to truth, his high ideals, and his austerity. But what about Mohandas, the young man who traveled to London to study Law at the Inns of Court? As part of our exclusive Hall of Fame series featuring freedom fighters who studied abroad, BrainGain magazine brings you 11 fascinating facts about Mahatma Gandhi's London years.

A unique college for the Building Arts

In Charleston, a city famous for its historic buildings, students can earn degrees in the traditional skills that enable them to restore architectural heritage around the world

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