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Talking Politics Apr 18
One for the last commute before the long weekend: our latest episode is David's third talk about the future of democracy. Are we at the beginning, in the middle, or near the end of the story? It depends where you think the tale begins →
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This tiny animated unicycle is helping make good decisions - research at
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Cambridge University Apr 18
Genetics plays a big role in why some people are obese – but also, why some people manage to remain slim. Scientists and have found a genetic variant carried by 1 in 17 of us that makes it harder to put on weight.
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Cambridge University Apr 18
Keeping things cool uses a fifth of all energy produced worldwide, and demand is only rising. Scientists from have found a greener alternative.
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Cambridge University Apr 18
60 police officers are embarking on a new MSt course in police management . The organised course is funded via the Apprenticeship Levy and includes officers from various agencies including and .
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Cambridge University Apr 17
So we say farewell to our students who leave Cambridge today after 3 days exploring the University and the city. We hope to welcome many of you here again next year…keep up the hard work!
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Cambridge University Apr 17
Congratulations to Caucher Birkar, Peter Haynes & Richard Jozsa who have been made Fellows of for their outstanding contributions to science, joining the likes of Newton, Darwin and Einstein.
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Cambridge University Apr 16
Day 2 of the residential: today, they've been sampling a variety of courses and visiting colleges such as
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Cambridge University Apr 16
Cosmic 'fog' has helped astronomers pinpoint when the early universe came out of the darkness and into the light.
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Cambridge University Apr 16
The secret recordings of a pioneering '50s sexual counsellor have been studied for the first time. Research Fellow Dr talks about the incredibly valuable insights they bring.
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Cambridge University Apr 16
'Fingerprints' left behind in our DNA could help scientists track down the culprits responsible for causing cancer.
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Cambridge University Apr 15
A full first day for our visitors, getting an introduction to Cambridge life. Great to have you with us!
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Cambridge University Apr 15
We're delighted that Dr Jeremy Mynott's book ‘Birds in the Ancient World: Winged Words’ has been shortlisted this year. Congratulations!
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Cambridge University Apr 15
Researchers have worked with to analyse London data:
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Cambridge University Apr 15
Welcome to Cambridge, ! We hope you have a superb visit!
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Cambridge University Apr 13
What happens if you get pregnant in space? How do chemists make new molecules? How to antidepressants work? Listen to this week's podcast
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Cambridge University Apr 12
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Find out more about the programme and this year's Scholars here:
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Cambridge University Apr 12
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Onon Bayasgalan -- whose passion for conservation made her the first Scholar from Mongolia.
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Cambridge University Apr 12
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Etienne Mashuli -- who went from young refugee to the first Scholar from Burundi. He is working to transform Africa.
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