Essays Tagged: "University of Cambridge"

Charles Darwin's impact upon our world.

1809 and until around 1830 he planned to become a clergyman of the Church of England. While at the University of Cambridge, as he was preparing to become a clergyman, he met Adam Sedgwick, a geologis ...

(4 pages) 109 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Biography of Horace (Horatio) Walpole 1717-1797

d to Maria Skerret. Maria Skerret was his father?s mistress. Horace studied at Eton College and the University of Cambridge. After completing his education his friend, an English poet, Thomas Gray and ... s' literary status is also associated with his clever and insightful commentaries on his time. Yale University Press began to publish this collected, which included almost 7000 letters in 1937 and in ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Sir Isaac Newton and his accomplishments with math and sciences.

rammar school to prepare for college. When he finished grammar school and attended Trinity College, University of Cambridge, at age 18.He started college in 1661 and while he was there he learned of t ...

(2 pages) 139 4 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

War in Vietnam.

losophy. He was born in Trelleck, Wales, on May 18, 1972. He was educated at Trinity College and at University of Cambridge. After graduation in 1894, he was given a teaching post in the Cambridge. Fr ... Russell taught at several different institutes such as, Trinity College during (1894-1895), Beijing University in China during (1921-1922), and from (1938-1944) he taught at the College of the City of ...

(5 pages) 97 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Analysis of Three Sonnets by William Wordsworth.

ing of his birth was impeccable, coinciding with international events. While he was enrolled at the University of Cambridge, he frequently visited France. During wartime, he was unable to return to En ... ffs: Prentice-Hall,1972. 42-43.Mahoney, John L. William Wordsworth, A poetic life. NewYork: Fordham University Press, 1997."SparkNotes: Wordsworth's Poetry" Spark Notes LLC.rfhtml> 26 Nov. 2001."Sp ...

(4 pages) 154 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Sir Issac Newton

called gravity affects all objects in space and on earth. He was educated at Trinity College at the University of Cambridge and became Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the university. Newton has h ...

(1 pages) 48 1 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Biographical account of the life and works of the 16th-century composer Thomas Campion.

lomatic courier John Campion, and was raised in luxury in a very well-to-do family. He attended the University of Cambridge from 1581-84, and afterwards studied law in London, but was never called to ...

(2 pages) 37 1 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Life of Charles Darwin

British physician, Darwin enjoyed a well-educated background. Darwin attended medical school at the University of Edinburgh in England. He dropped out of medical school after watching surgery on a pat ... medical school after watching surgery on a patient without anesthetics. Darwin then enrolled at the University of Cambridge to study for the clergy.John Henslow, professor of Botany at Cambridge, spar ...

(6 pages) 34 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Organisational Learning

1. INTRODUCTIONThis essay is going to be based on the work "The renaissance of Learning in Business", written by Dr. John W. Thomson.Intense and global competition and explosio ... W. Thomson.Intense and global competition and explosion in information technology and the emergence of a knowledge based economy are continually reshaping the world's businesses environment.According ... inually reshaping the world's businesses environment.According to Dr. W. Edward Demming the purpose of organisational learning and the acquisition of organisational knowledge is to provide the foundat ...

(11 pages) 360 2 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Life of Arthur Middleton

said to have greatly excelled. At the age of eighteen or nineteen, Middleton became a member of the University of Cambridge. His companions often tempted to engage him in their youthful follies, but f ... vement of his mind. By the time he was twenty-two; he was a graduated bachelor of arts and left the university with the reputation of an accomplished scholar and also a moral man.By means of his fathe ...

(2 pages) 456 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


chanism for evolution, namely natural selection.Darwin began his education studying medicine at the University of Edinburgh. In 1827 he entered the University of Cambridge as a student of theology. It ...

(5 pages) 20 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Isaac Newton

hope of making him a farmer. Eventually he was able to persuade his mother to let him apply for The University of Cambridge, where he hoped to fulfill his dream and study science. In 1661 he finally g ...

(2 pages) 11 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Charles Darwin

ars of minimal devotion or interest in the study, he chose to become an Anglican clergyman . At the University of Cambridge, Darwin realized his interest in natural history and was offered a position ... e Protestant Struggle to Come to Terms with Darwin in Great Britain and America, (London: Cambridge University Press, 1979).Leonard G. Wilson, ed., Sir Charles Lyell's Scientific Journals on the Speci ...

(7 pages) 42 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Book Review of Jack Goody's "Food and Love: A Cultural History of East and West"

(1919 – ), Emeritus William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology at St. James College of the University of Cambridge in the UK, is acknowledged as one of the most versatile intellectuals of con ...

(5 pages) 2163 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Notes on Enlightenment Thinkers

d how blood flowed through the body.-Discovered the reproduction of humans and mammals while at the University of Cambridge.Andreas Vesalius1514-1564On the Structure of the Human Body-Dissected human ...

(3 pages) 625 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Looking to the Future: Iris Scan Technology

ren’t all that impressive or hard to explain. In fact, according to Professor Daugman from the University of Cambridge, UK, in 2003, “If a machine were to take over in order to match passpor ... are alike, even between twins or triplets (Sieberg). According to Professor Donald Monro, from the University of Bath, “No two irises are identical, even the left and right eyes on the same pers ...

(8 pages) 19 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Research essay on Henri Cartier-Bresson

the more structured Lhote Academy, Cartier-Bresson left to study English Art and Literature at the University of Cambridge. His artistic pursuits were deferred when he was called to military service, ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Art Essays


sed their brain to complete the challenge that scientists where given to them. Researchers from the University of Cambridge recreated the apparatus, which was originally designed for chimps. Dr Joshua ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The Effect of Caffeine in Daphnia

[Escriba texto] [Escriba texto] [Escriba texto]David Ramos Rivero Biology ASTHE EFFECT OF CAFFEINE ON THE HEART RATE OF DAPHNIAIntroductionThe purpose of this experiment is to investigate ... troductionThe purpose of this experiment is to investigate the effect of caffeine on the heart rate of Daphnia (water fleas). Heart rate is defined as the number of beats per minute. Caffeine (C8H10N4 ... number of beats per minute. Caffeine (C8H10N4O2) is a stimulant drug that is daily used by millions of people around the world to improve mental alertness and replacing sleep. A Daphnia is a crustacea ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology