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News - Cambridge achievers recognised in King's Birthday Honours 2024

Members of the University are featured in the King's Birthday Honours 2024, which recognises the achievements and service of people across the UK.
Arthur Hatt.

Features - Growing 'mini-guts' in the lab

Cambridge scientists have grown ‘mini-guts’ in the lab to help understand Crohn’s disease. Arthur donated cells from his intestine to the study.
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News - Capturing carbon dioxide from the air

Researchers have developed a low-cost, energy-efficient method for making materials that can capture carbon dioxide directly from the air.


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Online - Zoology Live - Wednesday 19 June

Join the University's Museum of Zoology in a livestream from the Museum galleries. Zoology experts will be exploring the many ways our natural world is connected and a chance to ask your questions to local wildlife experts.

Admissions - Undergraduate open days – Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July

Book now for our undergraduate open days and warm-up webinars. If you are thinking of applying to come to Cambridge in October, these are a great way to learn more about the University.

Family - The Butterfly Effect – until Tuesday 22 April 2025

New climate-themed art exhibition by local schoolchildren opens its wings at the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences.

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