Bhaskar Vira attending a Get In reception

‘Get In Cambridge’, a programme that encourages students from under-represented ethnic minority backgrounds to come to Cambridge, has almost doubled in size this year.  

sophie from romania

At about 3am on the Saturday before Christmas, an internet sensation arrived in the home of Professor Diane Coyle. She tells us about Sophie, the wonderful new addition to her family.

First look at Cambridge Festival 2023

Hot topics this year include an in-depth look at how we move from global risks to global safety, results from the largest four-day working week trial, greenwashing tactics to look out for, and many more.

First UK proton beam therapy trial for breast cancer launches

Cambridge researchers are jointly leading the first UK trial to test the benefits of proton beam therapy for certain patients with breast cancer.

senate house

A number of academics, staff and an undergraduate student at the University of Cambridge feature in this year's New Year Honours List.

Cambridge in the snow

During this holiday season, we gratefully celebrate North American alumni and friends of Collegiate Cambridge.

‘Cocktail’ vaccines could offer increased protection against future COVID-19 variants of concern

COVID-19 vaccinations that combine two or more distinct variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus could offer protection against both current and future ‘variants of concern’, say scientists at the University of Cambridge and Medical University of Innsbruck.

A new chapter in the history of evolution: Two-million-year-old DNA

Discovery of world’s oldest DNA breaks record by one million years

Cambridge Dictionary names 'homer' Word of the Year 2022

Homer, an informal American English word for a home run in baseball, is Cambridge Dictionary’s Word of the Year 2022, thanks to Wordle.

Mastercard Foundation and University of Cambridge partner to support young African leaders committed to climate resilience and s

The University of Cambridge is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation to address one of the most pressing challenges in Africa: climate resilience and sustainability.