May 21, 2018

Sedgwick 200!


Celebrating 200 years since Adam Sedgwick (1775-1873) became the 7th Woodwardian Professor 21st May 1818.
Category: 2018
Posted by: Sandra



On 21st May 1818 Adam Sedgwick (1775-1873) succeeded to the Woodwardian Chair. A selection of documents are now available to view online. Other events are taking place in the Museum and Department of Earth Sciences throughout the year.

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Nov 14, 2018

The recent discovery of Ice Age mammoth and rhino remains near Cambridge became national news. By coincidence, the Sedgwick Museum at the University of Cambridge has a new exhibit which tells the story of late Ice Age times and how the life and environments of Cambridgeshire were dramatically altered by climate change.


Oct 19, 2018

On the 26th of February, 1918 the hospital ship HMHS Glenart Castle left Newport, South Wales, heading for Brest in France. On board were 63 nurses, medical orderlies and officers, along with its crew and 99 wounded patients. One of the medical officers on board was the 49 year-old Captain Lewis Moysey RAMC, a graduate of Caius College and very keen amateur geologist who donated a substantial collection of Carboniferous fossils to the Sedgwick Museum.