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Opinion: how mental health problems can affect early-career researchers

Herchel Smith postdoctoral research fellow in Physics Dr Joanna Waldie shares her personal story to support Mental Health Awareness Week

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The menace of monolingualism

Professor Wendy Ayres-Bennett will speak at the Hay Festival about her research into the health and social benefits of multilingualism.

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Six months of Herceptin could be as effective as 12 months for some women

For women with HER2 positive early-stage breast cancer taking Herceptin for six months could be as effective as 12 months in preventing relapse and death, and can reduce side effects, finds new research.

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Opinion: The Dambusters raid took place 75 years ago – here's how they made a bomb bounce

Hugh Hunt from Cambridge's Department of Engineering - who recreated the Dambusters raid in 2011 - discusses how engineers made a bomb bounce 75 years ago in an article for The Conversation .

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Online atlas explores north-south divide in childbirth and child mortality during Victorian era

A new interactive online atlas, which illustrates when, where and possibly how fertility rates began to fall in England and Wales during the Victorian era has been made freely available from today.

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Can men respond to feminism?

Lucy Delap will be speaking at the Hay Festival about men's response to peaks in feminist activism in twentieth century Britain.

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Academy of Medical Sciences announces 2018 Fellowships

Eight Cambridge academics are among 48 of the UK’s world leading researchers who have been elected to join the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

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Cambridge's 2017 admissions statistics published

Figures released by the University of Cambridge show another rise in the number of state-educated Home students being accepted on to a course of study. The number, for the 2017 admissions cycle, has increased to 64.1% (up from 62.5% in the 2016 cycle). This is the highest level since comparable records began more than 30...

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Proposals for the regeneration of Old Press/ Mill Lane receive strong support

Cambridge University, together with Pembroke, Darwin and Queens’ Colleges have revealed the strong level of support for their plans to regenerate the Old Press / Mill Lane area.

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Oldest genetic evidence of Hepatitis B virus found in ancient DNA from 4,500 year-old skeletons

An extinct strain of the human Hepatitis B virus (HBV) has been discovered in Bronze Age human skeletons found in burial sites across Europe and Asia.

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