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.

New green materials could power smart devices using ambient light

We are increasingly using more smart devices like smartphones, smart speakers, and wearable health and wellness sensors in our homes, offices, and public buildings. However, the batteries they use can...

View Article



Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Ethnic minorities at much higher risk of homicide in England and Wales

New research analysing racial disparities among murder victims across most of Britain over the last two decades shows that people of Asian ethnicity are on average twice as likely as White British...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

‘Spill-over’ effects show hidden value of prioritising education of poorest...

The newly-reported study, by academics at the University of Cambridge, is one of the first to measure the complete value that interventions targeting poor and marginalised children also have for many...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Clare Shine announced as next Director of the Cambridge Institute for...

Clare is presently Vice-President and Chief Program Officer at Salzburg Global Seminar, an international non-profit, which challenges current and future leaders to shape a ‘creative, just and...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Cambridge Dictionary names 'quarantine’ Word of the Year 2020

Quarantine was the only word to rank in the top five for both search spikes (28,545) and overall views (more than 183,000 by early November), with the largest spike in searches seen the week of 18-24...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Rhythm and bleughs: how changes in our stomach’s rhythms steer us away from...

Disgust is a natural response to unpleasant sights, such as rotting food, bodily waste and creepy crawlies, and has evolved to help us survive, encouraging us to avoid things that might spread...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Cambridge commemorates tragic loss of former students in London Bridge Attack

Professor Stephen J Toope, University of Cambridge Vice-Chancellor: A year ago our University community was shocked, horrified and profoundly saddened by the senseless attack at an event hosted by the...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Fast-moving gas flowing away from young star’s asteroid belt may be caused by...

Astronomers have detected fast-moving carbon monoxide gas flowing away from a young, low-mass star: a unique stage of planetary system evolution which may provide insight into how our own solar system...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Connect to nature with '12 Days of Winter Wildlife'

The ‘12 Days of Winter Wildlife 2020’ aims to encourage everyone to get involved in spotting wildlife over winter, and helping to look after it. With fascinating facts, films and activities to do at...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Magnetic vortices come full circle

Magnets often harbour hidden beauty. Take a simple fridge magnet: somewhat counterintuitively, it is ‘sticky’ on one side but not the other. The secret lies in the way the magnetisation is arranged in...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Department of Chemistry to be named in honour of Dr Yusuf Hamied

Dr Hamied’s leadership gift endows both a fund to attract and support the world’s brightest academic talent in chemistry, including exceptional early career researchers in disciplines such as...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Scientists identify warning signs over effectiveness of HIV ‘wonder drug’ in...

As HIV copies itself and replicates, it can develop errors, or ‘mutations’, in its genetic code (its RNA). While a drug may initially be able to suppress or even kill the virus, certain mutations can...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

On freedom of speech | Vice-Chancellor’s blog

Those two basic principles are important to bear in mind as we navigate our way towards an updated Freedom of Speech Statement, designed to enshrine core values while recognising the need to maintain...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

No country ‘immune’ to COVID-19 economic shock, but Asian nations will bounce...

Global GDP will drop three percent below pre-pandemic estimates by the end of 2021, with many Western nations seeing “deeper and longer-lasting” effects compared to China and other Asian economies, a...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Gaia: scientists take a step closer to revealing origins of our galaxy

The measurements of stellar positions, movement, brightness and colours are in the third early data release from the European Space Agency’s Gaia space observatory, and are now publicly available....

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

In Ethiopia, schools still lack basic means to contain COVID-19, as pupils...

The two new research and policy reports, compiled by academics at the University of Cambridge in collaboration with partners in Ethiopia, draw attention to the combined educational and practical...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

First Master’s programme on managing the risks of AI launched by Cambridge

Artificial Intelligence is already a part of our everyday lives in forms like Alexa, Amazon’s virtual assistant, facial identification, and Google maps. Thinking machines have huge potential to...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

New research will use space telescopes to monitor energy efficiency of buildings

The funding will support companies and universities with radical ideas for how we tackle climate change through earth observation or address satellite communications challenges, from providing greater...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Gut research identifies key cellular changes associated with childhood-onset...

The results are an important step towards better management and treatment of this devastating condition.  The research from the University of Cambridge and the Wellcome Sanger Institute is part of the...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Open-source toolkit helps developing countries meet demand for COVID-19...

High demand for millions of COVID-19 tests per day combined with a disrupted global supply chain has left many countries facing diagnostic shortages. In a recent Nature commentary, John Nkengasong,...

View Article
Browsing all 3737 articles
Browse latest View live




Latest Images