Knife crime data from a 12-month period could be used to help forecast the London neighbourhoods most likely to suffer a fatal stabbing the following year, according to latest research.
Since the first cohort of Gates Cambridge Scholars in 2001, more than 1,600 scholars have been selected from over 100 countries. This year’s cohort of 90 Scholars - the Class of 2019 - includes citizens from 37 different countries and the first scholars from Burundi and Mongolia.
Research reveals rifts within global movement – from economic approaches to protected areas – while confirming support for aims underpinning it.
Strong links with universities around the world underpin Cambridge's traditional strengths at a time of uncertainty, writes Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen J Toope
Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen J Toope joined Oxford Vice-Chancellor Professor Louise Richardson in Brussels to renew a decades-old triple partnership with Université Libre de Bruxelles, meet with European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas, and conduct an interview with influential policy magazine Politico.
Vice-Chancellor Stephen J Toope visited Paris on Wednesday to sign a new Memorandum of Understanding with Sciences Po President Frédéric Mion that will further strengthen collaboration at the research and doctoral levels between the two universities and renew a partnership developing research links in disciplines including politics, history and public policy.
New research will set out to examine the emotional world of solitary confinement. Dr Ben Laws from the Institute of Criminology discusses his project, and how the experience of ‘deep confinement’ might shape the lives of prisoners.
Low levels of oxygen in the womb – which can be caused by smoking or conditions such as pre-eclampsia – may cause problems with fertility later in life, a study carried out in rats suggests.
Five researchers at the University of Cambridge have won advanced grants from the European Research Council (ERC), Europe’s premier research funding body.