Stephen Hawking projected on to Senate House.

Hawking Archive

at the Library

After being donated to the nation by the Hawking Family in 2021, the scientific and personal archive of Professor Stephen Hawking has been fully catalogued and is now accessible at Cambridge University Library. See what's in the Hawking Archive.

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Features - The history behind the 1924 Paris Olympics

The 1924 Paris Olympics stars in a major Fitzwilliam Museum exhibition exploring the sport, art and bodies behind a pivotal Games.
Electron micrograph of bacteria invading human cells.

News - Identifying drug resistant infection with AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) could be used to identify drug resistant infections, significantly reducing the time taken for a correct diagnosis. Cambridge researchers showed an algorithm that could identify drug-resistant bacteria from microscopy images.
Growing human stem cell-based embryo model.

News - Pioneering code of practice for the use of embryo models

Cambridge leads work developing the first UK guidelines for the use of stem cell-based embryo models in research. The University worked in partnership with the Progress Educational Trust.

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Lecture - The industrial history of Mill Road - Friday 19 July

Join for a talk exploring the industrial past of the Mill Road area and share your thoughts on how it may support today's sense of place and community.

Festival - Summer at the Museums – 23 July to 2 September

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