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The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visit Cambridge to mark...

Their Royal Highnesses were welcomed to the Fitzwilliam Museum by by the Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, Sir Hugh Duberly, by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, Professor Sir...

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Opinion: Latest Brexit legal challenge will not be ‘back door’ to Single Market

The think-tank British Influence is said to be contemplating a judicial review arguing that the UK remains a contracting party to the European Economic Area (EEA) agreement and so will retain...

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Enhanced CRISPR lets scientists explore all steps of health and disease in...

Two complementary methods were developed: sOPiTKO is a knock-out system that turns off genes by disrupting the DNA, while sOPTiKD is a knock-down system that silences the action of genes by disrupting...

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Hard Brexiter or ardent Remainer? Psychologists aim to find out what drives...

Now, researchers from the Department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge have launched an online survey looking at the relationship between political attitudes and cognitive thinking styles,...

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Teenagers could see long-term benefits from new treatments for depression

Depression affects around one in twenty adolescents, causing considerable suffering and potentially affecting relationships and educational performance. Unfortunately, recurrence is likely in a half...

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How single-celled organisms navigate to oxygen

Although the single-celled ancestors of animals are extinct, the choanoflagellates, which evolved from a common ancestor and which have remained single-celled since the Cambrian period around 500...

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Cutting welfare to protect the economy ignores lessons of history,...

Cutting welfare and social care budgets during times of economic hardship is an “historically obsolete” strategy that ignores the very roots of British prosperity, a group of Cambridge academics have...

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Five Cambridge students named Schwarzman Scholars

The Cambridge Scholars are among 129 men and women, representing 30 countries and 75 universities, chosen for this year’s programme. This is the second year for the Schwarzman Scholars programme,...

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Celebrated sculptor Sir Antony Gormley unveils sculpture at University of...

The cast iron sculpture was originally situated on Lundy Island in the Bristol Channel as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Landmark Trust. It is part of Gormley’s LAND series of...

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New home for Cambridge rowing opens

The boathouse, on the River Great Ouse in Ely, was opened by Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, and represents the culmination of close to a decade’s work by volunteers, rowers and...

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Young Indian politicians get a taste of Cambridge life

The visit to Cambridge was part of a trip to the United Kingdom organised by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, which aims to provide a platform for the young Indian political leaders to learn about...

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Cambridge’s Gurdon Institute and Stem Cell Institute receive five year...

The Wellcome/CRUK Gurdon Institute and Wellcome/MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute have been named as two of 14 Wellcome Centres announced today, all of which aim to advance our understanding of health...

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Widening participation in higher education in East Anglia

NEACO brings together Anglia Ruskin University, Norwich University of the Arts, University of East Anglia, University of Suffolk, and the University of Cambridge as Consortium Partners, with Cambridge...

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What happens when you donate your body to medical education?

“I feel like I’m in a bit of a daze at the moment as to what just happened,” says Giri Nandakumar. “I have never seen a dead body before. The complexion, the expression of the face, the position...

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Cambridge reveals identity of new University Librarian

Dr Gardner is currently Director of Library Services and University Librarian at the University of Bristol, and will take up her new post at Cambridge in April 2017. She follows in the footsteps of...

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Antarctic Ice Sheet study reveals 8,000-year record of climate change

Results of the study, co-authored by Michael Weber, a paleoclimatologist and visiting scientist at the University of Cambridge, along with colleagues from the USA, New Zealand and Germany, are...

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Inventor Dr John C Taylor OBE donates £2.5m for Cambridge Professorship of...

Dr John C Taylor OBE is donating £2.5 million to Cambridge University to set up the Professorship of Innovation, a prestigious new chair at the world-leading Department of Engineering. He said, “I...

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Cambridge to play major role in €400m EU food innovation project

The project, called EIT Food, has ambitious aims to cut by half the amount of food waste in Europe within a decade, and reduce ill health caused by diet by 2030. It has received €400 million (£340m)...

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System is failing to prevent deaths following police custody and prison,...

Getting released from prison or police custody can be a huge shock to those who have been incarcerated. Our new research gives an indication of just how vulnerable these people can be. We found that...

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Cambridge scientists set to get £41 million boost from Cancer Research UK

A key part of the funding will involve training the next generation of cancer researchers - including 45 PhD students - to ensure the brightest scientists are attracted to Cambridge. The award will...

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