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Journeys of discovery: Shankar Balasubramanian and David Klenerman

18 May 2021

David Klenerman and Shankar Balasubramanian, winners of the Millennium Technology Prize, talk about their discovery of a revolutionary DNA sequencing technology – and the global impact that continues to surprise them.

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Cambridge Zero

26 Nov 2019

If we are to avert a climate disaster, we must sharply reduce our emissions, starting today. Cambridge Zero, the University's ambitious new climate...

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Cambridge Green

20 Nov 2019

From removing ruminant meat from its menus to building ‘green’ buildings, the University of Cambridge is weaving sustainability into its very fabric...

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An instrumental collection

24 Oct 2019

Hundreds of scientific treasures are going on display as the Whipple Museum marks the 75th anniversary of a remarkable donation to the University of...

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Living with snow leopards

24 Oct 2019

Local people in the Nepal Himalayas value snow leopards as much for the potential personal benefits they gain from the animals’ conservation as they...

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London’s forgotten businesswomen

20 Sep 2019

A new exhibition celebrates the City of London's 18th-century female entrepreneurs

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The Pict warrior fighting her inner demons

11 Sep 2019

How games developers, a Cambridge psychiatrist and people who live with hearing voices helped bring to life the psychoses experienced by the lead...

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The butterflies are coming

25 Jul 2019

Climate change poses a major threat to butterflies but a new generation of Cambridge scientists is working to unlock their secrets and help them...

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The Channel Islands' victims and survivors of Nazi persecution

24 Jul 2019

A decade of research reveals the harrowing experiences of Channel Islanders persecuted by the Nazis during the Second World War.

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Mapping the Moon through the ages

16 Jul 2019

On the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing, the University Library shares some of its incredible moon-related maps and archive.

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Exposing a Nazi: The exhibition destroying a myth

13 Jun 2019

In 1941, the Nazis banned Emil Nolde from painting, for life. For the past 50 years, many Germans have viewed him as the persecuted artist but now a...

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From the casebooks of the most notorious astrologer doctors in all England

16 May 2019

A ten-year project to study and digitise some 80,000 cases recorded by two famous astrological physicians has opened a “wormhole” into the worries...

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Changing the world, one café at a time

01 May 2019

Not far from the mystical temple complex of Angkor Wat in Cambodia sits a café, set up with support from the University of Cambridge, that provides...

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