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Navigating the complexities of international engagement

At times of international upheaval, Western universities must redouble efforts to tackle global problems. We must also build ways to work with partners in nations that do not conform to Western norms...

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Film: the story behind the race to sequence COVID-19 genetics

Hear from some of the scientists behind the UK’s nationwide sequencing effort to track SARS-CoV-2. Sir Patrick Vallance (the government’s Chief Scientific Adviser) also describes how the expertise...

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Scientists develop model to assess COVID-19 infection risk in offices and...

The model – developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, and the University of Leeds – uses monitored CO2 and occupancy data to predict how many workers are likely...

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Public portrait exhibition honouring Britain’s Black women professors arrives...

Phenomenal Women: Portraits of UK Black Female Professors features 45 photographs and biographies of inspiring Black women academics, including award-winning author Bernadine Evaristo, poet and...

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Crayfish and carp among invasive species pushing lakes towards ecosystem...

Human activity and climate change are causing invasive non-native species to spread rapidly across the globe. Researchers have found that certain invasive species can push lake ecosystems beyond a...

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Queen Elizabeth I would tell Boris to tax the rich rather than cut universal...

The Tudor Monarch introduced the world’s first universal welfare state in 1601, groundbreaking at the time, in response to repeated plague outbreaks and famines. The ‘Poor Laws’ required all of...

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‘Get In Cambridge’ campaign to increase diversity shortlisted in Asian Media...

The latest phase of the campaign - to encourage more students from underrepresented backgrounds to apply - features a series of films and videos aimed at the UK Bangladeshi and UK Pakistani...

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Lockdown wellbeing: children who spent more time in nature fared best

A study has found that children who increased their connection to nature during the first COVID-19 lockdown were likely to have lower levels of behavioural and emotional problems, compared to those...

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Film: Sir Partha Dasgupta on "our most precious asset"

Following on from his ground-breaking report published earlier this year, Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta outlines the radical shift in thinking required to reshape global economies in a sustainable...

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Tree-dwelling mammals survived after asteroid strike destroyed forests

Overall, the study supports the hypothesis that the widespread destruction of forests following the asteroid’s impact favoured ground-dwelling mammals over their arboreal counterparts. However, it...

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Severe Delhi outbreak highlights challenge of reaching herd immunity in face...

SARS-CoV-2 had spread widely throughout India in the first wave, with initial results from the Indian Council of Medical Research finding one in five (21%) adults and one in four (25%) 10 to 17 year...

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Mito warriors: how T cell assassins reload their weapons to kill and kill again

Cytotoxic T cells are specialist white blood cells that are trained by our immune system to recognise and eliminate threats – including tumour cells and cells infected with invading viruses, such as...

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Cambridge physicists announce results that boost evidence for new fundamental...

In March 2020, the same experiment released evidence of particles breaking one of the core principles of the Standard Model – our best theory of particles and forces – suggesting the possible...

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Europeans want climate action but show little appetite for radical lifestyle...

The results – part of a collaboration with Cambridge Zero, the University’s climate initiative – also found that as the UK prepares to host crucial climate talks in Glasgow next month, barely a third...

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Cambridge Enterprise invests in a technology start-up aiming to cut CO₂...

The University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund has joined in a £1 million investment in Carbon Re, a UK climate tech start-up that uses artificial intelligence to cut CO₂ emissions in the global cement...

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‘Generation Lockdown’ needs targeted help-to-work policies – global report

Experts argue that many countries simply “repackaged” existing – and often already failing – policies without the necessary funding or retooling to benefit under 24-year-olds: the global demographic...

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Lab-grown ‘mini brains’ hint at treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

A common form of motor neurone disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, often overlaps with frontotemporal dementia (ALS/FTD) and can affect younger people, occurring mostly after the age of 40-45....

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The Internet of Stings: research will probe privacy and legal concerns of...

These questions have been worrying researchers at the University of Cambridge Department of Computer Science and Technology. Now they are launching a year-long investigation into the ways our...

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Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology named Intel oneAPI Center of...

The oneAPI Center of Excellence will focus on advancing cosmological research, open-source code development, and in situ compute and visualisation, as well as teaching computational and visualisation...

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Cambridge-led Ceres Agri-Tech launches first three spin-outs

Robotic mushroom picking, strawberry yield forecasting and new bio-based materials to drive down the carbon footprint of car manufacturing are the focus of the first three companies to emerge from...

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