Old before your time: Study suggests that ageing begins in the womb

01 Mar 2016

The process of ageing begins even before we are born, according to an international team of researchers led by the University of Cambridge. In a study using rats to model pregnancy and fetal development, the researchers also found that providing mothers with antioxidants during pregnancy meant that their offspring aged more slowly in adulthood.

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Robinson College's Women in Science Festival students at the Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy

Closing the Gender Gap

02 Oct 2015

Every year, 200,000 young people participate in access initiatives run by the University and the Colleges. This programme includes a wide range of opportunities specifically designed to inspire young women and to foster greater participation in certain areas of Higher Education and work.

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Old drug performs new tricks

21 Sep 2015

Patients with the most dangerous type of high blood pressure will be able to receive far more effective treatment after Cambridge-led research reveals the powers of a "wonder drug" that has lain under the noses of doctors for 50 years.

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Cycling to victory

14 Jul 2015

Cambridge University Cycling Club’s Hayley Simmonds has had an incredible year of sport that reached a pinnacle this summer. 

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FE Tutors get the facts on applications

07 May 2014

Cambridge is committed to seeing every applicant as an individual. That was the message taken home by FE Tutors from colleges across the country, who took part in an event hosted by St Catharine’s College this month.

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