Mount Everest.

Digitising history

of George Mallory

It is the centenary year of Cambridge mountaineer George Mallory's death. An alumnus of Magdalene College, he made a fatal attempt on Mount Everest in 1924. Explore the letters of mountaineer George Mallory

The Silver Standard: Solving a medieval money mystery

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Updates from across the University

Anne Ferguson-Smith

News - Statement on vandalism

We condemn this attack on University property at the Institute for Energy and Environmental Flows. A statement from Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith, Pro-Vice-Chancellor.
Woman checking for breast cancer.

Features - Many people with breast cancer ‘systematically left behind’

Report highlights inequalities and hidden suffering among people living with breast cancer. Lancet Commission, led by Professor Charlotte Coles, sets out recommendations to tackle urgent challenges in breast cancer.
Pig on a farm.

News - Pork labelling schemes ‘not helpful’

Farmers don’t have to choose between lowering environmental impact and improving welfare for their pigs, a new study has found: it is possible to do both. But this is not reflected in the current food labelling schemes relied on by consumers.


Concerts, lectures, sports events, and more

Panel discussion - Is democracy dying? – Wednesday 24 April

The second Vice-Chancellor’s Dialogues grapples with the question, 'Is liberal democracy dying?'. Hosted by Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Prentice and chaired by the Master of Selwyn College.

Online - Subject Masterclasses - until Monday 29 April

If you're currently studying for your A levels, sign up for one of our Subject Masterclasses to experience typical undergraduate teaching at Cambridge.

Exhibitions - Murder by the book – until Saturday 24 August

This exhibition at the University Library unravels the history and popularity of British crime fiction. It includes some of the most influential, best-selling and famous crime novels in the UK.

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