Ghost Words: Reading the past

02 March 2021

A new virtual exhibition from Cambridge University Library is set to bring to life the hidden words buried in some of our oldest manuscripts - known as palimpsests.  

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A silent epidemic of grief

01 March 2021

Major changes in bereavement care have occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic, amid a flood of demand for help from bereaved people, according to new research from the University of Cambridge.

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The neuroscientist who champions LGBT+ equal rights

26 February 2021

Duncan Astle is a neuroscientist on a mission to understand why the brains of some children develop differently to others – and how it affects not just their education but their lives. He also chairs the University’s LGBT+ Staff Network. He talks about the Network’s recent decision to sign a declaration that trans rights are human rights.

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HeLa: the cells that changed science

25 February 2021

Discover the incredible story of Henrietta Lacks, an African American woman whose cells enabled a scientific revolution and contributed to numerous incredible developments and life-saving treatments in a special book club as part of the Cambridge Festival.

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