The first study to compare ancient and living female bones shows that women from early agricultural eras had stronger arms than the rowers of Cambridge University’s famously competitive boat club. Researchers say the findings suggest a “hidden history” of gruelling manual labour performed by women that stretched across millennia.
Men are two to three times more likely than women to be mentioned when it comes to discussing sport and sporting achievement, according to new research by language experts at Cambridge University Press.
Researchers are developing the next generation of advanced materials for use in sport and military applications, with the goal of preventing brain injuries.
Twickenham hosts Women’s Varsity rugby for the first time tomorrow.
Dr Helen Mason OBE (Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics) has teamed up with astronaut Tim Peake to create sports and science activities for schools taking part in the Space to Earth Challenge.