The future of Britain's place in Europe was at the centre of discussions on Saturday 18 March 2015 at our Global Cambridge: Germany event, which saw 250 alumni and supporters gather in Berlin.

This year, the Women's Boat Race will at last take place on the same course as the men's contest and with equal funding. It's the culmination of a long battle for equality, writes William Ham Bevan

New research harnessing fragmentary fossils suggests our genus has come in different shapes and sizes since its origins over two million years ago, and adds weight to the idea that humans began to colonise Eurasia while still small and lightweight.

New research provides revelations about the most energetic event in the universe — the merging of two spinning, orbiting black holes into a much larger black hole.

One of the world’s leading childhood brain tumour experts, Professor Richard Gilbertson, has been appointed as Li Ka Shing Chair of Oncology in Cambridge and Director of the Cambridge Cancer Centre. He will take up his appointment in August.

New funding will support fundamental research into the molecular processes underlying human disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, and enable new ways to combat them.

A survey of almost 400,000 British residents has highlighted significant differences in personalities between regions. Amongst its findings, it shows Scots to be amongst the friendliest and most co-operative residents, Londoners the most open and Welsh people the least emotionally stable.

Funding announced by the Chancellor in last week’s budget is part of a wider £138 million programme to support the UK’s infrastructure and cities.

Sustained investment in education and opportunities for poorer children is essential to reduce inequality in the UK, Cambridge education expert Anna Vignoles has said at a Rustat Conference held at Jesus College.

The official crews for The 2015 BNY Mellon Boat Race and The Newton Women’s Boat Race were announced today. The unveiling of the crews that will be racing in the Blue Boats on 11th April took place in a joint event for the third year running, as we approach the first combined BNY Mellon Boat Races this year.


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