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The Cambridge women campaigning for gender equality in science

“I was taught that the way of progress is neither swift nor easy”. It’s unlikely, as she wrote these words, that Dr Marie Sklodowska-Curie ever imagined the ongoing pathways of progress she had catalysed. 

Churchill Archives Centre plays a role in the Oscar nominated film Darkest Hour

The Churchill Archives Centre has once again been a valuable resource for the creative industries — most recently for the blockbuster Hollywood hit Darkest Hour. 

"Darling Monster"

The letters of Lady Diana Cooper and John Julius Norwich.

Florence Horsbrugh’s First World War National Kitchen’s Scrapbook

Florence Horsbrugh's scrapbook: from our guest contributor Churchill MPhil historian Cherish Watton.

Revealing the personal side of the atomic scientist who changed the world

Sir John Cockcroft was one of the most important and influential scientists of the modern era. He was the joint winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics (1951) for his pioneering work at the Cavendish Laboratory on the artificial disintegration of atoms. On Friday 22 September, several generations of the Cockcroft family, including Sir John’s surviving children, will gather at Churchill College to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Sir John’s birth and the 50th of his death.