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A new method for cement recycling could help solve a major climate challenge. Cambridge researchers have found a way to make low-emission recycled concrete.

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News - Nightmares and ‘daymares’ could be early warning signs

“I feel like I’m Alice in Wonderland”. An increase in nightmares and hallucinations – or ‘daymares’ – could herald the onset of autoimmune diseases such as lupus.
Harriet Loffler.

Features - The curator reframing our experiences of art

“Art doesn’t need to be in an elaborate frame on the wall of a gallery,” says Harriet Loffler, curator of The Women’s Art Collection at Murray Edwards College. “In fact,” she says, “art in ordinary spaces can change the way we see the world.”
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Other - Statement on encampment on King's Parade

Pro-Palestinian protesters are occupying the lawn in front of King’s College. The College and University are operating as normal.


Concerts, lectures, sports events, and more

Festival - Cambridge at the Hay Festival - Thursday 23 May to Sunday 2 June

Cambridge academics will be speaking at the literary Hay Festival in Wales. The Cambridge Series will be on urgent contemporary questions. These include the climate emergency, and the future of artificial intelligence.

Exhibitions - Issam Kourbaj: Urgent Archive – until Sunday 26 May 2024

Since 2011, Issam Kourbaj’s artwork has responded to the ongoing conflict in Syria. This exhibition presents key works from this period alongside a new series that explores themes of loss, memory and renewal.

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.

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