A milestone in the University of Cambridge’s engagement with Africa was recently reached as senior University officers and researchers arrived in Ghana for the second annual general meeting of the Cambridge-Africa Partnership for Research Excellence (CAPREx).
The increasing urbanisation of rural areas in sub-Saharan Africa could lead to an explosion in incidences of heart disease and diabetes, according to a new study carried out in Uganda which found that even small changes towards more urban lifestyles was associated with increased risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.
In this article – originally published on CRIAViews, the blog of the Cambridge Review of International Affairs – Lucy Thirkell explores some of the reasons behind the tragic and seemingly endless cycle of conflict in Gaza.
The University asked four successful applicants to put themselves through another interview in order to create the latest in the University’s series of outreach films demystifying Cambridge admissions, teaching and student life.
The discovery of water vapour in the atmospheres of three exoplanets includes the most precise measurement of any chemical in a planet outside the solar system, and has major implications for planet formation and the search for water on Earth-like habitable exoplanets in future.
The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by ‘imprinted’ genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent passes on that gene, according to new research published today in the journal Nature.
The relationships between art, science and society in the 1960s will be examined by Kettle’s Yard this Saturday.
Jesus College and Wesley House, the Methodist theological college on Jesus Lane, have today exchanged contracts on a major property transaction - the largest in Jesus College's history since its foundation in 1496.