To celebrate the 75th birthday of Professor Stephen Hawking, his Cambridge college - Gonville & Caius - commissioned a piece of music. Composer Cheryl France...
University of Cambridge 05/26/2017

Birthday music for Stephen Hawking

To celebrate the 75th birthday of Professor Stephen Hawking, his Cambridge college - Gonville & Caius - commissioned a piece of music. Composer Cheryl France...

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Eating what your parents give you really does make you grow big and strong...
Eating what your parents give you really does make you grow big and strong

Speed of animal evolution enhanced by cooperative behaviour

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The University of Cambridge has appointed a world-leading researcher as the first LEGO Professor of Play in Education, Development and Learning.

The Centre for Research on Play in Education, Development and Learning (PEDAL) was established in 2015 with a £4 million grant from the LEGO Foundation which also funded the leadership role which will be taken up by Professor Paul Ramchandani.

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Research has shown how Sherpas evolved to be superhuman mountain climbers - and the results could be used to develop treatments for hypoxia (lack of oxygen) in patients.
Research has shown how Sherpas evolved to be superhuman mountain climbers and

Himalayan powerhouses: how Sherpas have evolved superhuman energy efficiency

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What does a good science communicator look like to you? New research shows when it comes to judging scientists, we are more likely to find an attractive scientist interesting, but more likely to consider their less attractive colleagues to be better scientists.
What does a good science communicator look like to you New research

Brains or beauty? People perceive attractive scientists as more interesting but less able, studies show

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Can't seem to lose weight? Your brain may be to blame.
Can't seem to lose weight Your brain may be to blame

Why our brain cells may prevent us burning fat when we’re dieting

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A new report on public attitudes to the future relationship between the UK and the EU, carried out by researchers from the University of Cambridge, reveals a “striking degree of consensus” that full Single Market access should be retained, while skilled EU migrants – those with a job to come to – should be given entry to the UK labour market in return.

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Brexit: people are angry but looking for compromise, research finds

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The answer to Saturday's trivia question was 6am!

'Ordinary lectures were to begin after the hour of prime (about 6am), and last until terce (about 9am), with the rest of the day reserved for extraordinary lectures and informal exercises.'
A History of the University of Cambridge: Volume 1, The University to 1546
By Damian Riehl Leader.

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Our student-run newspaper, The Cambridge Student, has tips on when and where to find the discounts and cheap deals that will make your student finances go further.
Our studentrun newspaper The Cambridge Student has tips on when and where

Getting cash-wise in Cambridge

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It took ten years of painstaking work to save this Renaissance masterpiece.
It took ten years of painstaking work to save this Renaissance masterpiece

Saving a renaissance masterpiece: Fitzwilliam Museum wins award for decade-long restoration

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And you thought 9am lectures were bad...

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Is Trump on the path to impeachment? The Talking Politics team discuss.
Is Trump on the path to impeachment The Talking Politics team discuss

Trump vs. Comey | TALKING POLITICS on acast

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There are 3D materials, like gold, and there are 2D materials, like graphene. But what about a 1D material? Could you make such a thing? Our researchers have, and it could be used to make your iPhone faster.
There are 3D materials like gold and there are 2D materials like

Scientists construct a stable one-dimensional metallic material

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'The best thing about working at the museum was the people. There was never a dull moment and the people I spent time with made each day even more enjoyable and exciting.'

Find out more about Alex Tomkin's experience as a museum apprentice here!
The best thing about working at the museum was the people There

My Apprenticeship – Cambridge University Museums

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Rowing record win for Cambridge Rowers

Homerton College Boat Club has succeeded in breaking the record for the longest continuous mixed erg (i.e. men and women getting very tired on a rowing machine) by 35 hours.

They passed the old record on Tuesday morning and finished their mammoth efforts last night. Not with mammoths sadly, but with more than 50 helpful college members including staff...
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Do you need more excitement since they found Richard III? Do you need a new medieval king with a public image created by his enemies and an unknown resting place, soon to be found?* Look no further than Boabdil, the last Muslim king in Spain and subject of Cambridge academic Elizabeth Drayton's new book.

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The last Muslim King in Spain

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For decades we have been told that globalisation is an irresistible force. But is a U-turn coming?
For decades we have been told that globalisation is an irresistible force

Robots and carbon targets may signal the end of globalisation

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Interested in joining us? Our Cambridge Open Days on 6 and 7 July are one of the best ways to find out about what studying at Cambridge is like.
Interested in joining us Our Cambridge Open Days on 6 and 7

Cambridge Open Days | Undergraduate Study

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