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Project seeks nation’s most memorised poems to investigate power of poetry ‘by heart’

By aiming to discover the UK’s most memorised poems, a new research project – backed by a former Poet Laureate – will explore the poems that live in our collective memory, and the value of keeping poetry in our heads and hearts instead of just the page and screen. Is there a poem inside your head?

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Responsibility

The Vice-Chancellor addresses the University at the start of the new academic year

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Stem cells: master builders, drug testers, immortal elements

Today, we commence a month-long focus on research on stem cells. To begin, Professors Austin Smith and Robin Franklin discuss how Cambridge scientists are helping to provide a stream of new knowledge about how our bodies are made and maintained, and how stem cells can fulfil the promise of being one of medical research’s...

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Online resource to support the work of biodiversity conservation organisations

A free online resource, launched today (1 October), will help conservation organisations share expertise and tools, aiding them in addressing some of the planet’s most challenging conservation issues.

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Website helps maths and physics school students work it out

New online resource will help schools and pupils build specialist maths and physics skills.

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Addressing global issues through collaboration

Projects to reveal first results in collaboration between the University and British Antarctic Survey.

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Greenland Ice Sheet more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought

A new study finds that the Greenland Ice Sheet, which covers 1.7 million square kilometres and contains enough ice to raise sea levels worldwide by seven metres, is less stable and more sensitive to climate change than previously thought.

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Award for research into metabolic diseases

Professor Sir Stephen O’Rahilly awarded K-J Zülch Prize.

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Professor Marc Weller wins award for his contribution to law

Academic wins the "Oscar" of the legal world.

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Cancer Core Europe: institutes unite across Europe to tackle cancer

Launched today (26 September), Cancer Core Europe brings together six cancer centres – including the Cambridge Cancer Centre at the University of Cambridge – to link cancer research through to cancer care.

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