Distinguished members of the University of Cambridge have been named in the 2017 New Year Honours list, announced today. Professor Ottoline Leyser and Professor Shankar Balasubramanian and Professor John Pyle are among those who have been recognised for their contributions to society.
Cambridge University’s 160 year old Football club has been honoured with a special award for its contribution to the history of the beautiful game and its place as “the oldest club in the world”
The University of Cambridge launched a £2 billion fundraising campaign this weekend as it announced that it has already raised more than £530 million towards that total.
Researchers at the University of Cambridge, in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, have shown how a radioactive agent developed in the 1960s to detect bone cancer can be re-purposed to highlight the build-up of unstable calcium deposits in arteries, a process that can cause heart attack and stroke.
Teachers and HE advisers from across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough stepped into the role of Admissions Tutor last week, reviewing real, anonymised, Cambridge application forms. Faced with three high-achieving students, they were asked: what would you decide?