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An early medieval money mystery is solved

09 April 2024

Byzantine bullion fuelled Europe’s revolutionary adoption of silver coins in the mid-7th century, only to be overtaken by silver from a mine in Charlemagne’s Francia a century later, new tests reveal. The findings could transform our understanding of Europe’s economic and political development.

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CamFest Speaker Spotlight: Tristan Dot

13 Mar 2024

Am I Normal? and Dreamy Cops are two art installations that investigate notions of AI, including computer vision, surveillance, the human body and...

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Cambridge football men's and women's team combined stand together

Teams announced for 150th Varsity Football Matches

12 Mar 2024

The men's and women's teams for the 2024 Varsity football matches have been announced.

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CamFest Speaker Spotlight: Professor Erwin Reisner

12 Mar 2024

Professor Erwin Reisner is the Professor of Energy and Sustainability. He is an expert in renewable energy and sustainable chemistry, in particular...

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Investing in women

08 Mar 2024

For International Women's Day, we meet two women from Murray Edwards, one of Cambridge's two Colleges for women.

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Marking International Women’s Day at the Cambridge Festival

08 Mar 2024

From pre-eclampsia and its lasting impact on women’s health to inequitable distribution of domestic and caring labour in different-sex couples to an...

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Woman using a food delivery app on her mobile phone

AI predicts healthiness of food menus

08 Mar 2024

Cambridge researchers have used artificial intelligence to predict the healthiness of café, takeaway and restaurant menus at outlets across Britain...

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CamFest Speaker Spotlight: Alexandra Zhirnova

07 Mar 2024

Alexandra Zhirnova is a PHD student in the Faculty of English at Cambridge University. Her work focuses on the religious and social history of Anglo-...

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Illustration of Calamophyton trees

Earth’s earliest forest revealed in Somerset fossils

07 Mar 2024

The oldest fossilised forest known on Earth – dating from 390 million years ago – has been found in the high sandstone cliffs along the Devon and...

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CamFest Speaker Spotlight: Professor Clare Brooks

06 Mar 2024

Clare Brooks is Professor of Education at the University of Cambridge. She will be speaking in a Question Time-style panel discussion on the teacher...

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Rare photos reveal 150 years of Varsity football

05 Mar 2024

Rare photos from the Cambridge archives revealed for the first time, celebrating 150 years of Varsity football.

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Romani storytelling, amazing animals and science fun for all: A feast of family fun at the Cambridge Festival 2024

05 Mar 2024

The Cambridge Festival family weekend is back on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March. Taking place across the New Museums Site in the centre of Cambridge...

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CamFest Speaker Spotlight: Professor Giles Yeo

04 Mar 2024

Cambridge biologist Professor Giles Yeo is the author of books including Why Calories Don't Count, is in conversation with Nazia Mintz Habib, Founder...

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