Improving the motivation and job satisfaction of wildlife park rangers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Working as a park ranger in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is no easy task. The salary is low, the work is dangerous and physically demanding, and their efforts can sometimes see rangers being rejected by their own communities.…


The 2019 Smit-Lowenfeld Prize for the best article in the field of international arbitration

The International Arbitration Club of New York (IACNY) announced today that Simon Batifort and J. Benton Heath are the recipients of the 2019 Smit-Lowenfeld Prize for the best article in the field of international arbitration. The prize is being awarded for the article, “The New Debate on the Interpretation of MFN Clauses in Investment Treaties: Putting the Brakes on Multilateralization”, which was published in the American Journal of International Law (Vol. III No. 4).


A glimpse into the world of piezotronics and piezo-phototronics

Take a glimpse into the world of piezotronics and piezo-phototronics in this new video abstract of an article published in MRS Bulletin. Take a glimpse into the world of piezotronics and piezo-phototronics in this new video abstract of an article published in MRS Bulletin


Announcement: New co-editor for Twentieth-Century Music

Cambridge University Press is delighted to announce the appointment of Alejandro L. Madrid as co-editor of Twentieth-Century Music, joining co-editor Pauline Fairclough from January 2019.…


Central European History Discussion Forum: The Vanishing Nineteenth Century in European History?

The nineteenth century just isn’t what it used to be. Any number of indicators – from academic job postings and doctoral dissertations to journal articles and conference panels –suggest that interest in the nineteenth century among historians of Europe has been declining over the past three decades.…


Ghost Stories in Early Modern England: The Social, Personal, and Spiritual Dynamics

In early modern England, spectral figures like Madam Savage were regular visitors to the world of the living and a vibrant variety of beliefs and expectations clustered around these questionable shapes.


Supporting Early Career Scholars in Materials Science

Journal of Materials Research (JMR) publishes an Annual Issue that is devoted to early career scholars in Materials Science. The Issue invites full length research and review articles by materials researchers, who have completed their Ph.D but not yet achieved full professorship, or senior scientist, at the time of submission.  It also provides a unique opportunity to be highlighted and promoted early in one’s research career and in order to increase attention to these papers, the issue is fully open access.


Fossil shark teeth discovered in leftover rock that contained SUE the T. rex

Freshwater shark lived in South Dakota, had teeth shaped like “Galaga” spaceships SUE the T. rex is the most famous fossil from the Hell Creek Formation of South Dakota—the most complete skeleton ever discovered of the world’s most popular dinosaur.…