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Obituary: Nobel Prize-winning Cambridge astrophysicist Professor Antony Hewish dies at 97

Obituary: Nobel Prize-winning Cambridge astrophysicist Professor Antony Hewish dies at 97

Obituary: Nobel Prize-winning Cambridge astrophysicist Professor Antony Hewish dies at 97

26 September 2021

He was professor of radio astronomy at the Cavendish Laboratory from 1971 to 1989.


Has dark energy finally been detected? University of Cambridge researchers interpret XENON1T experiment

Has dark energy finally been detected? University of Cambridge researchers interpret XENON1T experiment

Has dark energy finally been detected? University of Cambridge researchers interpret XENON1T experiment

24 September 2021

It would represent a major step forward in physics.


Microplastic pollution affecting Europe’s lake, warn University of Cambridge researchers

Microplastic pollution affecting Europe’s lake, warn University of Cambridge researchers

Microplastic pollution affecting Europe’s lake, warn University of Cambridge researchers

24 September 2021

It quadruples in areas of high human activity.


Stephen J Toope to complete term as University of Cambridge’s Vice-Chancellor in September 2022

Stephen J Toope to complete term as University of Cambridge’s Vice-Chancellor in September 2022

Stephen J Toope to complete term as University of Cambridge’s Vice-Chancellor in September 2022

20 September 2021

Prof Toope is 'especially proud' of university's delivery of education and research through the Covid crisis.


Tuna at Cambridge's ADC Theatre: 'Shooting shampoo bottles for fun was normal'

Tuna at Cambridge's ADC Theatre: 'Shooting shampoo bottles for fun was normal'

Tuna at Cambridge's ADC Theatre: 'Shooting shampoo bottles for fun was normal'

16 September 2021

Playing with guns was just part of growing up for Cambridge graduate Rosanna Suppa.


World’s largest science prize - worth $3m - goes to University of Cambridge professors behind next generation DNA sequencing

World’s largest science prize - worth $3m - goes to University of Cambridge professors behind next generation DNA sequencing

World’s largest science prize - worth $3m - goes to University of Cambridge professors behind next generation DNA sequencing

16 September 2021

Two more Cambridge professors are also honoured with $100,000 New Horizons Prizes.


Mauro Guillén on taking Cambridge Judge Business School to the next level of success

Mauro Guillén on taking Cambridge Judge Business School to the next level of success

Mauro Guillén on taking Cambridge Judge Business School to the next level of success

09 September 2021

Fifth dean speaks of ‘exciting’ challenge to Rotary Club of Cambridge


Cambridge Judge Business School offers Global Executive MBA in China

Cambridge Judge Business School offers Global Executive MBA in China

Cambridge Judge Business School offers Global Executive MBA in China

08 September 2021

It has teamed up with Peking University HSBC Business School.


Huntington’s disease progression stopped in cell study by University of Cambridge and UCL researchers

Huntington’s disease progression stopped in cell study by University of Cambridge and UCL researchers

Huntington’s disease progression stopped in cell study by University of Cambridge and UCL researchers

08 September 2021

The researchers, part of UK Dementia Research Institute (DRI), hope to translate the work into therapies with Adestria Therapeutics.


Our guide to 25 highlights at Open Cambridge 2021

Our guide to 25 highlights at Open Cambridge 2021

Our guide to 25 highlights at Open Cambridge 2021

03 September 2021

The free heritage festival is packed with talks, guided walks and tours of sites behind usually closed doors.


Hycean planets: Cambridge astronomers say our best hope for finding extraterrestrial life may have been hiding in plain sight

Hycean planets: Cambridge astronomers say our best hope for finding extraterrestrial life may have been hiding in plain sight

Hycean planets: Cambridge astronomers say our best hope for finding extraterrestrial life may have been hiding in plain sight

02 September 2021

These giant ocean-covered worlds could support microbial life, Institute of Astronomy researchers believe.


Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell wins Royal Society’s prestigious Copley Medal for discovery of pulsars at University of Cambridge

Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell wins Royal Society’s prestigious Copley Medal for discovery of pulsars at University of Cambridge

Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell wins Royal Society’s prestigious Copley Medal for discovery of pulsars at University of Cambridge

02 September 2021

She is the second woman to win the world’s oldest scientific prize, which has also been won by Einstein and Darwin.


University of Cambridge unveils STEM SMART programme to support hundreds of state school students through A-levels

University of Cambridge unveils STEM SMART programme to support hundreds of state school students through A-levels

University of Cambridge unveils STEM SMART programme to support hundreds of state school students through A-levels

01 September 2021

Weekly online tuition and residential bootcamps will be offered to hundreds of pupils.

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How Wildlife Trust and University of Cambridge are exploring climate change impact on butterflies

How Wildlife Trust and University of Cambridge are exploring climate change impact on butterflies

How Wildlife Trust and University of Cambridge are exploring climate change impact on butterflies

31 August 2021

Work will begin soon to create new areas for butterflies at reserves.


The pioneering University of Cambridge researchers awarded Royal Society awards and medals in summer 2021

The pioneering University of Cambridge researchers awarded Royal Society awards and medals in summer 2021

The pioneering University of Cambridge researchers awarded Royal Society awards and medals in summer 2021

29 August 2021

Winners include Prof Sadaf Farooqi and Sir Stephen O’Rahilly, from the MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit.


Could amino acid finding from Cambridge scientists help predict our personal risk of common diseases?

Could amino acid finding from Cambridge scientists help predict our personal risk of common diseases?

Could amino acid finding from Cambridge scientists help predict our personal risk of common diseases?

26 August 2021

A population-scale study has explored how genetic traits are influenced by variations in mtDNA.


New book explores the life of ‘greatest’ physicist and former Cambridge resident Lise Meitner

New book explores the life of ‘greatest’ physicist and former Cambridge resident Lise Meitner

New book explores the life of ‘greatest’ physicist and former Cambridge resident Lise Meitner

26 August 2021

Until now, the life of Lise Meitner has been largely unknown but without her, history could have been very different.

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Giant tortoise - previously thought to be vegetarian - is filmed in long, slow hunt of seabird chick in Seychelles

Giant tortoise - previously thought to be vegetarian - is filmed in long, slow hunt of seabird chick in Seychelles

Giant tortoise - previously thought to be vegetarian - is filmed in long, slow hunt of seabird chick in Seychelles

25 August 2021

Cambridge researchers say the behaviour has never been documented before.


Ageing cuttlefish can still remember last week’s dinner, say University of Cambridge researchers

Ageing cuttlefish can still remember last week’s dinner, say University of Cambridge researchers

Ageing cuttlefish can still remember last week’s dinner, say University of Cambridge researchers

19 August 2021

It is the first evidence of an animal with episodic memory that does not decline with age.

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Hopes of target for new drugs to fight aggressive cancers after protein discovery

Hopes of target for new drugs to fight aggressive cancers after protein discovery

Hopes of target for new drugs to fight aggressive cancers after protein discovery

19 August 2021

University of Cambridge, Wellcome Sanger Institute and Harvard scientists collaborated on the work.


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