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We use a range of media and social media channels to talk about the work of the University of Cambridge, including press releases, YouTube and our research magazine Horizons.

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Working with the media

The External Affairs and Communications team can help you tell your story, through traditional, social and audiovisual channels. Our guide to working with the media will give you an idea of how to get your message across and what to expect when speaking to journalists.

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About the University of Cambridge

Founded in 1209, the University of Cambridge's mission is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. More than 100 affiliates of the University have been awarded the Nobel Prize since 1904.

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Latest news

Forests' long-term capacity to store carbon is dropping in regions with extreme annual fires

25 February 2021

Researchers have analysed decades’ worth of data on the impact of repeated fires on ecosystems across the world. Their results, published today in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution , show that repeated fires are driving long-term changes to tree communities and reducing their population sizes.

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Artificial ‘brain’ reveals why we can’t always believe our eyes

25 February 2021

A computer network closely modelled on part of the human brain is enabling new insights into the way our brains process moving images - and explains some perplexing optical illusions.

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Cambridge institute publishes ethical framework for asymptomatic COVID-19 student testing in HE institutions

25 February 2021

The Healthcare Improvement Studies (THIS) Institute has today published an ethical framework for higher education institutions considering running asymptomatic COVID-19 testing programmes for their students.

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Contact us

Our team is working remotely at the moment; please email all enquiries to communications@admin.cam.ac.uk.

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