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Cambridge fans cheering Varsity Rugby.

Cambridge wins the Varsity double

04 Mar 2024

Cambridge men and women's rugby teams both win The Varsity Matches.

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Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Prentice

Vice-Chancellor visits North West to encourage more Cambridge applications

23 Feb 2024

Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Prentice is this week visiting the North West of England ­– including Manchester and Liverpool – as part of the...

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Vice-Chancellor visits Cambridge University Boat Club training

20 Feb 2024

With The Boat Race 2024 just weeks away, the Vice-Chancellor has been to meet Cambridge University Boat Club students and staff at their Ely training...

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Aerial view of crowd connected by lines

New Cambridge-developed resources help students learn how maths can help tackle infectious diseases

19 Feb 2024

Cambridge mathematicians have developed a set of resources for students and teachers that will help them understand how maths can help tackle...

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Groundbreaking work to beat cancer in spotlight at Cambridge Festival 2024

15 Feb 2024

Cambridge researchers will discuss their pioneering work as part of events focusing on cancer and the University’s work to help end the death and...

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The big question - Cambridge University team joins ALPHA hunt for dark matter

07 Feb 2024

A team of Cambridge scientists are working to help identify the mysterious and invisible material believed to make up 85 per cent of all the matter...

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Shadow Science and Technology Secretary discusses AI and innovation during Cambridge visit

30 Jan 2024

Peter Kyle MP, the Shadow Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology, met academics from the University of Cambridge and leaders from...

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Elisabeth Kendall, Mistress of Girton College, unveils the plaque honouring Giulio Regeni.

Cambridge student Giulio Regeni remembered

25 Jan 2024

Giulio Regeni was remembered during an event at Girton College, where a plaque was unveiled in his honour.

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Dr Diarmuid O’Brien

New Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Innovation appointed

24 Jan 2024

Dr Diarmuid O’Brien has been appointed as the University of Cambridge’s new Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Innovation. He is currently Chief Executive of...

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Darwin Lectures at Cambridge University - from evolution to REVOLUTION!

19 Jan 2024

Sir Simon Schama and Didier Queloz are among the speakers discussing the topic of revolution at the Darwin Lectures 2024.

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Senate House

New admissions tests for 2024

18 Jan 2024

The University of Cambridge and Imperial College London are to launch a new joint venture to deliver admissions tests for science, engineering and...

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Professor Sir Roy Calne

Pioneering transplant surgeon Sir Roy Calne dies aged 93

08 Jan 2024

Professor Sir Roy Calne, the pioneering transplant surgeon who carried out the first liver transplant in the UK during his time at Cambridge, has...

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