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Journeys of discovery: Jocelyn Bell Burnell and pulsars

29 November 2020

"On 28 November 1967, it came again, a string of pulses one-and-a third seconds apart." This was not the work of Little Green Men. Jocelyn Bell had discovered pulsars.

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The neuroscientist who champions LGBT+ equal rights

26 Feb 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...

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The cosmologist modelling the Universe with maths

18 Feb 2021

Dr Tobias Baldauf likes nothing better than seeing an equation ‘cross reality’. His work is helping us to answer some of the remaining questions...

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Cambridge researcher joins NASA science mission searching for signs of past life on Mars

18 Feb 2021

Professor Nicholas Tosca from the University of Cambridge is the only UK scientist selected by NASA to be part of the core science team for the Mars...

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“Strength and courage”

10 Feb 2021

Confessions of a home-working and home-schooling parent.

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Beyond the pandemic: prepare and plan a biosecure future

03 Feb 2021

COVID-19 has exposed a lack of preparedness for biological hazards – both in the UK and globally. Luke Kemp from the Centre for the Study of...

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Safety screens

03 Feb 2021

Since the start of October, a dedicated team drawn from across the University and its Colleges has been running an innovate programme to screen its...

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Dasgupta Review: Nature’s value must be included in economics to preserve biodiversity

02 Feb 2021

Nature is a “blind spot” in economics that can no longer be ignored by the accounting systems that dictate national finances, according to a major...

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Inequality in medieval Cambridge was ‘recorded on the bones’ of its residents

26 Jan 2021

Life in medieval Cambridge was toughest for the ordinary workers, according to a study of the “skeletal trauma” found on remains from three different...

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Beyond the pandemic: re-learn how to govern risk

25 Jan 2021

As the pandemic crisis has played out across the world, different governments have taken different approaches to controlling the spread of virus and...

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When Symptoms Don't Stop

22 Jan 2021

Treating those most severely affected by COVID-19 has necessarily taken priority during the pandemic. But could long COVID be the next wave of the...

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Mapping the world - one digitisation at a time

20 Jan 2021

They transport us, educate us, and inspire us but when was the last time you used a map? Explore the world of maps on the Cambridge Digital Library.

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The course director forging a new pathway to higher education

18 Jan 2021

Dr Alex Pryce is the Course Director for the University’s new Foundation Year, which offers a pathway to higher education for disadvantaged students...

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