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Our channels

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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Read more at: About the University of Cambridge

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

Engaging, inspiring, exciting: A new festival for Cambridge

22 January 2021

Last year, we announced a brand new, exciting festival for Cambridge, which will replace the hugely popular Cambridge Science Festival and the Cambridge Festival of Ideas. The Cambridge Festival will host an extensive series of free, online events between 26 March – 4 April this year.

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Free online tool calculates risk of COVID-19 transmission in poorly-ventilated spaces

20 January 2021

The vital role of ventilation in the spread of COVID-19 has been quantified by researchers, who have found that in poorly-ventilated spaces, the virus can spread further than two metres in seconds, and is far more likely to spread through prolonged talking than through coughing.

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New starfish-like fossil reveals evolution in action

20 January 2021

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have discovered a fossil of the earliest starfish-like animal, which helps us understand the origins of the nimble-armed creature.

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Contact us

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

If you have not received a reply to your message and your enquiry is urgent, please call +44 (0)7879 116949.