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The Godwin Laboratory for Palaeoclimate Research


Lab Closures due to Covid 19

26 March 2020

Laboratory operations have been suspended until further notice due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Staff are still working for home so enquiries can be handled via our contact form

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History: Prince Philip's visit to the Godwin Lab commemorated on-line

3 August 2017

In light of Prince Philip retiring from public duty the department has published a photo and short article detailing his visit to the Godwin lab in 1982. Click here to view.

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Godwin Day 2017: Monday 15th May

3 May 2017

The annual Godwin Day mini conference is to be held on Monday 15th May here in the Department of Earth Sciences. Contact Luke Skinner ( ) for further details or enquiries.

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New website for Heather Ford launched

23 March 2017

Heather has launched her own website full of articles and information so check it out at

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Former home of the Godwin Lab in the news

27 January 2017

The former site of the Godwin Laboratory has been demolished and then excavated and examined by the Cambridge Archaeological Unit. The surprising finds are illustrated below and have also been reported in the Cambridge News.

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Christmas Closing Times

21 December 2016

The Godwin Lab will be closed from Friday 23rd December until Tuesday 3rd January 2017 along with the rest of the department.

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Welcome to the all new Godwin Lab website!

25 November 2016

Our brand new website is now live! There will be more content arriving over the next few months but for now welcome and enjoy browsing- please feel free to leave any feedback using our contact form!

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