Are Cats Bad For Your Mental Health? Probably Not.

This blog post is written by Francesca Solmi and James Kirkbride. Over the past few years, a number of scientific studies and media outlets have reported that Toxoplasma Gondii (T.


If ‘small is beautiful’ in business… why does it have to be so hard to research?

The notion of ‘small is beautiful’ has been a catchcry since British economist; Ernst Schumacher first published his book with this title back in 1973.…


Liquid hydrogen may be way forward for sustainable air travel

With sustainable solutions in mind, a new study published by eminent physicist Jo Hermans in MRS Energy and Sustainability—A Review Journal (MRS E&S) looks at the energy efficiency of current modes of transportion.


Semiochemicals, Pheromones and Interomones: Opportunities for application of natural technologies to improve animal health and welfare

The animal article of the month for February is ‘Short communication: natural interomone 1 2-methyl-2-butenal stimulates feed intake and weight gain in weaned pigs‘.…


All in it Together? The uncomfortable realities of food poverty and food aid in the UK

It is almost two months after Christmas and food banks are recovering from one of their most active periods of the year.…


What’s the West got to do with it? Challenging assumptions in the history of education

In this blog Nancy Beadie, Senior Editor of History of Education Quarterly discusses the latest issue of the journal and how this special collection of articles, book reviews and a two-part historiographical essay on Rethinking Regionalism: The West aims to illuminate changing perspectives of the history of education in the Western United States of America.…


What’s the problem with Payday Lending?

What is payday lending? Payday loans have become synonymous with ‘irresponsible lending’ but the original aim of such lending was to help people borrow a small amount of money in advance of their pay-day.…


Meet the Editorial Board for Modern American History: Q&A with Madeline Hsu

As part of our ongoing blog series introducing the board members of the new Cambridge University Press journal, Modern American History, Madeline Y.…


Breakfast Cereals Contain Shocking Levels of Sugar (Up to 35%) In Spite of Manufacturers’ Claims Over the Last 20 Years

According to a new study by Action on Sugar and Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH) at Queen Mary University of London[i], published by the journal Public Health Nutrition, the salt content of popular breakfast cereals sold in the UK since 2005 has decreased by approximately 50% over the past 10 years owing to the successful salt reduction programme – particularly the target-based approach to gradually reduce salt added to food.…


Knowledge gaps in the epidemiology of Toxocara: the enigma remains

The latest Parasitology Paper of the Month is “Knowledge gaps in the epidemiology of Toxocara: the enigma remains” by Celia Holland.…


Journal of the APA receives PROSE Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Journal of the APA receives PROSE Award NEWARK, Del. — Feb. 3, 2017 — The American Philosophical Association and Cambridge University Press are pleased to announce that the Journal of the American Philosophical Association has been selected as the winner of the 2017 PROSE Award for the Best New Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences.…


Cambridge Asia Librarians’ Day 2017

Creating Connections – Building Bridges was the theme of the sixth Cambridge Asia Librarians’ day held on Monday 16th January 2017 and hosted by the Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta.…