On 10 October, The Oxford & Cambridge Society of Hong Kong - held their traditional Oxford & Cambridge Varsity Ball 2015.

Much-loved traditional services take place in King's College Chapel over the Christmas period.

The fatter we are, the more our body appears to produce a protein that inhibits our ability to burn fat, suggests new research published in the journal Nature Communication. The findings may have implications for the treatment of obesity and other metabolic diseases.

People who show compulsive sexual behaviour – sex addiction – are driven to search more for new sexual images than their peers, according to new research led by the University of Cambridge. The findings may be particularly relevant in the context of online porn, which potentially provides an almost endless source of new images.

GSK, the University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust today announce their Strategic Partnership, with the long-term ambition to jointly deliver new medicine to patients in the next 5-10 years.

Hugh Hunt (Department of Engineering) discusses the engineering behind the V-3 “supergun”, the weapon that was meant to win the Second World War for Germany.

Replacing housing association homes sold under the new Right to Buy scheme with those for sale could drive up costs for low-income tenants and the taxpayer, according to a new report. 

The President of the Republic of Madagascar, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, today visited the University of Cambridge to discuss ways in which the university can help the country address important conservation challenges. During his visit he also met with African scholars and students involved in the Cambridge-Africa Programme.

The Jewish scholar Solomon Schechter is best remembered for his work on the Cairo Geniza.  A conference this Sunday will explore the wider impact of a man with an unquenchable thirst for learning.

Jacob Dunn (Division of Biological Anthropology) discusses why sperm are the most diverse cells found among animals.


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