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New home for Cambridge rowing opens

The new Cambridge University Boathouse was officially opened this weekend - giving the three University boat clubs a new home, the first time that the clubs have all been under the same roof.

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Celebrated sculptor Sir Antony Gormley unveils sculpture at University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge alumnus and celebrated sculptor Sir Antony Gormley welcomed his life-size sculpture of the human form, DAZE IV, to its new home on the University’s Sidgwick Site today.

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Cutting welfare to protect the economy ignores lessons of history, researchers claim

Amid ongoing welfare cuts, researchers argue that investment in health and social care have been integral to British economic success since 1600.

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Five Cambridge students named Schwarzman Scholars

Five Cambridge students are among this year’s Schwarzman Scholars, a highly selective programme which supports students from around the world to complete a one-year Master’s degree programme at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s top universities.

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How single-celled organisms navigate to oxygen

A team of researchers has discovered that tiny clusters of single-celled organisms that inhabit the world’s oceans and lakes, are capable of navigating their way to oxygen. Writing in e-Life scientists at the University of Cambridge describe how choanaflagellates, the closest relatives of animals, form small colonies that...

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Teenagers could see long-term benefits from new treatments for depression

More than two-thirds of adolescents who suffer from depression could see long-term benefits from receiving one of three psychological treatments – of which only one is currently recommended on the NHS – according to research published today in The Lancet Psychiatry .

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Hard Brexiter or ardent Remainer? Psychologists aim to find out what drives our political ideologies

At a time of increasing divisions within politics – think of the recent battles over whether the UK should remain in or leave the European Union – many are asking what it is that drives political ideologies.

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Enhanced CRISPR lets scientists explore all steps of health and disease in every cell type

Researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the University of Cambridge have created sOPTiKO, a more efficient and enhanced inducible CRISPR genome editing platform. Today, in the journal Development , they describe how the freely available single-step system works in every cell in the body and at every stage...

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Opinion: Latest Brexit legal challenge will not be ‘back door’ to Single Market

Failure to invoke Article 127 of the EEA Agreement will not keep the UK in a Single Market by the back door after Brexit. The UK is only a contracting party to that agreement for limited purposes, says Cambridge professor of European Law.

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The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visit Cambridge to mark auspicious anniversaries

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visited the University of Cambridge on Tuesday 29 November to mark the Fitzwilliam Museum’s bicentenary and to celebrate the 600th anniversary of the Cambridge University Library

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