skip to content

Communications

 

‘A sunlit picture of hell’: Sassoon’s war diaries go online for first time

Siegfried Sassoon’s First World War diaries – some bearing traces of mud from the Somme – are among 4,100 pages from his personal archive being made freely available online from today, almost 100 years since Britain declared war on Germany.

Read full article on cam.ac.uk site

"The Best Story in the World" retold for modern classrooms

Unique versions of some of the oldest stories in Europe have been retold for modern classrooms and released for free by the Cambridge Schools Classics Project.

Read full article on cam.ac.uk site

Professor Chris Dobson awarded Feltrinelli Prize

Read full article on cam.ac.uk site

Cambridge students launch development initiative in Dar es Salaam

A pioneering initiative in the slums of Dar es Salaam aims to transform student volunteering, by kick-starting locally-run initiatives in healthcare, education, public sanitation, and enterprise.

Read full article on cam.ac.uk site

Cambridge-Africa partnership building on its success

A milestone in the University of Cambridge’s engagement with Africa was recently reached as senior University officers and researchers arrived in Ghana for the second annual general meeting of the Cambridge-Africa Partnership for Research Excellence (CAPREx).

Read full article on cam.ac.uk site

Urbanisation of rural Africa associated with increased risk of heart disease and diabetes

The increasing urbanisation of rural areas in sub-Saharan Africa could lead to an explosion in incidences of heart disease and diabetes, according to a new study carried out in Uganda which found that even small changes towards more urban lifestyles was associated with increased risk of cardiovascular and metabolic...

Read full article on cam.ac.uk site

Microscopic rowing – without a cox

New research shows that the whip-like appendages on many types of cells are able to synchronise their movements solely through interactions with the fluid that surrounds them.

Read full article on cam.ac.uk site

‘Next time we will win!’: Gaza’s cycles of violence

In this article – originally published on CRIAViews, the blog of the Cambridge Review of International Affairs – Lucy Thirkell explores some of the reasons behind the tragic and seemingly endless cycle of conflict in Gaza.

Read full article on cam.ac.uk site

New films offer a glimpse inside the interview room

The University asked four successful applicants to put themselves through another interview in order to create the latest in the University’s series of outreach films demystifying Cambridge admissions, teaching and student life.

Read full article on cam.ac.uk site

Building ‘invisible’ materials with light

A new technique which uses light like a needle to thread long chains of particles could help bring sci-fi concepts such as cloaking devices one step closer to reality.

Read full article on cam.ac.uk site