Quantcast
Channel: University of Cambridge - Latest news
People Here Also Viewed:
Browsing all 3737 articles
Browse latest View live

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Human smugglers operate as ‘independent traders’, study finds

Latest research shows a lack of overarching coordination or the involvement of any “kingpin”-style monopolies in the criminal operations illegally transporting people from the Horn of Africa into...

View Article



Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Study of learning and memory problems in OCD helps young people unlock their...

OCD in children and adolescents is a distressing condition, which is often chronic and persists into adulthood. Almost 90% of these young patients have problems at school, home, or socially; with...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Cambridge joins international partners in Singapore as country's flagship...

The Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise (CREATE) was established in 2007, with funding from Singapore’s National Research Foundation (NRF), to allow research-intensive...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Frozen in time: glacial archaeology on the roof of Norway

Climate change is one of the most important issues facing people today and year on year the melting of glacial ice patches in Scandinavia, the Alps and North America reveals and then destroys vital...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Plants increase flower production within a day of soil nutrient application

A team of plant scientists examined the processes through which plants are able to pass on information about the external environment from the roots to the new shoots. The results showed that...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Cambridge to lead £11.9m research project to extend battery life for electric...

The funding for the four projects, totalling up to £42 million, was announced this week by the Faraday Institution, the UK’s independent national battery research institute. Cambridge will receive up...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Think of honeybees as ‘livestock’ not wildlife, argue experts

The ‘die-off’ events occurring in honeybee colonies that are bred and farmed like livestock must not be confused with the conservation crisis of dramatic declines in thousands of wild pollinator...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Regional teaching hub launched

The University of Cambridge Primary School (UCPS) has become a regional hub for the Chartered College of Teaching (CCT). Through the work with the University of Cambridge and other local and National...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

£42m new research institute to boost evidence on improving care in the NHS

The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute (THIS Institute), led by the University of Cambridge, is made possible by the largest single grant ever made by the Health Foundation, an independent...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Zero gravity graphene promises success in space

Working as part of a collaboration between the Graphene Flagship and the European Space Agency, researchers from the Cambridge Graphene Centre tested graphene in microgravity conditions for the first...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

University celebrates LGBT+ History Month

​Today is the start of LGBT+ History Month, which will be marked with a series of public events at the University throughout February. LGBT+ History Month takes place every February, and promotes...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Trumpington Cross goes on display for the first time

Read more about the unusual burial of one of England's earliest converts to Christianity.  Extremely rare, early Christian gold cross, gifted to Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology The skeleton of...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Preparing for the future: artificial intelligence and us

AI systems are now used in everything from the trading of stocks to the setting of house prices; from detecting fraud to translating between languages; from creating our weekly shopping lists to...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

How Japan’s ‘salaryman’ is becoming cool

Read more about the new research into 'Cool Japanese men. Japanese men are becoming cool. The suit-and-tie salaryman remodels himself with beauty treatments and 'cool biz' fashion. Loyal company...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Opinion: Why Cambridge University received 173 anonymous reports of sexual...

Trust in universities’ ability to safeguard students and staff from sexual abuse will remain low until reports of sexual misconduct are in triple figures, according to Graham Towl, former chief...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Artificial intelligence is growing up fast: what’s next for thinking machines?

We are well on the way to a world in which many aspects of our daily lives will depend on AI systems. Within a decade, machines might diagnose patients with the learned expertise of not just one...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Opinion: Women’s suffrage centenary is a rallying call for us all to take action

A hundred years on from women winning the vote in this country, gender pay gaps, sexual harassment and everyday sexism are still making headlines. While gender pay gaps and sexual harassment were...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Newly-developed image guidelines will improve mobile shopping experience...

The concept, known as ‘mobile ready hero images’, was designed to make shopping for grocery products faster, by making it easier to quickly spot key information about a product, such as size, type or...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Opinion: We're hardwired to look away when we see someone in trouble....

It has become impossible to ignore the alarming extent of sexual harassment and violence in our communities, particularly against women For example, 25% of female students report having been sexually...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Shoals of sticklebacks differ in their collective personalities

For centuries, scientists and non-scientists alike have been fascinated by the beautiful and often complex collective behaviour of animal groups, such as the highly synchronised movements of flocks of...

View Article
Browsing all 3737 articles
Browse latest View live




Latest Images