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Six Cambridge academics elected to prestigious British Academy fellowship

Six academics from the University of Cambridge have been made Fellows of the prestigious British Academy for the humanities and social sciences.

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Loneliness is contagious – and here's how to beat it

One in three adults is affected by loneliness. It's time for us to take a risk and let others into our lives, says Olivia Remes, PhD candidate at the Cambridge Institute of Public Health, writing for The Conversation .

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Underdogs, curses and ‘Neymaresque’ histrionics: Cambridge University Press reveals what’s been getting us talking this World Cup

Cambridge University Press has revealed the results of its global study into the language used around the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

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Homeward Bound

Earlier this year a team of 78 women from around the world took part in a three-week expedition to Antarctica, a trip that marked the culmination of the year-long Homeward Bound leadership programme for women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM). Read more about their adventure here .

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Bridging the divide: philosophy meets science

A unique three-year project to bridge the divide between science and philosophy – which embedded early-career philosophers into some of Cambridge’s ground-breaking scientific research clusters – is the subject of a new film released today.

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Baby’s sex affects mother’s metabolism and may influence risk of pregnancy-related complications

The sex of a baby controls the level of small molecules known as metabolites in the pregnant mother’s blood, which may explain why risks of some diseases in pregnancy vary depending whether the mother is carrying a boy or a girl, according to new research from the University of Cambridge.

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Legislating labour in the long run – how worker rights help economies

Researchers have built the single largest dataset of employment laws – spanning more than 100 countries across much of post-war history – to look at how worker rights affect economies over decades.

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Cambridge partners with industry leaders to fund research on global sustainability challenges

The Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellowship Programme represents a multi-million-pound commitment from the private sector to accelerate progress on UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Making sense of cancer’s ‘big data’ problem to revolutionise patient care

A new institute at the University of Cambridge aims to revolutionise cancer care by using cutting edge analytics to maximize the use of big data sets collected from patients.

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Vice-Chancellor’s awards showcase Cambridge researchers' public engagement and societal impact

The first major repository of legal practices for mediators and conflict parties to draw on when negotiating peace has won the top prize in this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Awards at the University of Cambridge.

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