Impact is central to the mission of the University of Cambridge. For over 800 years, we have contributed to society through education, learning and research at the highest levels of international excellence. Our world-leading research underpins a huge range of innovations which create prosperity, improve quality of life, protect the environment and enrich our culture.

Here we present a selection of case studies to show how Cambridge research has changed the world.

From Tudor history to world development

With interdisciplinarity increasingly encouraged, sometimes simply addressing academics beyond the confines of one’s own discipline can create significant impact, as Cambridge historian Professor Simon Szreter found when he decided to publish a paper

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