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Type 2 diabetes diagnosis at age 30 can reduce life expectancy by up to 14 years

An individual diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at age 30 years could see their life expectancy fall by as much as 14 years, an international team of researchers has warned.
Artist Kerry James Marshall and Henry Louis "Skip" Gates Jr. stand in front of the donated portrait

Kerry James Marshall donates portrait of Henry Louis "Skip" Gates Jr. to the University of Cambridge

Kerry James Marshall, one of the leading international artists working today, has donated a portrait of prolific author, literary scholar and award-winning filmmaker Henry Louis "Skip" Gates Jr. to the University of Cambridge
Professor Deborah Prentice, Vice-Chancellor

People, climate and a national role for Cambridge are a focus of Vice-Chancellor’s first Annual Address

Speaking at the Senate House, Professor Deborah Prentice marked the start of the academic year by delivering her first October address to the University.
Fire in oak savannah

Drier savannas and grasslands store more climate-buffering carbon than previously thought

Savannas and grasslands in drier climates around the world store more carbon than scientists previously thought and are helping to slow the rate of climate warming, according to a new study.
Members of the University team who have worked to bring new electric buses to the Universal service

New electric buses roll out to carry students, staff and public on extended Universal route

A new fleet of nine electric buses will operate on an extended Universal bus route from October, after the University of Cambridge and Whippet buses announced a new 8-year contract for the popular Cambridge service.
Two autistic friends sitting outside using stim toys and laughing at their phones

Autistic individuals have increased risk of chronic physical health conditions across the whole body

Autistic people have higher rates of chronic physical health conditions across the whole body and are more likely to have complex health needs, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Cambridge. Their findings, published in the journal Molecular Autism, have important implications for the clinical care of autistic people.

Cambridge events commemorate Black History Month 2023

Screenings, re-enactments, lectures and panel discussions are taking place across the University and Colleges throughout October.
The Senate House and Old Schools, Cambridge

University of Cambridge awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2023

TEF 2023 awards of Gold, Silver and Bronze are based on universities’ performance across two key aspects: ‘student experience’ and ‘student outcomes’
A dark skyline above a polluted cityscape

Blog: Permacrisis - A plan to fix a fractured world

In this blog post, Mohamed A. El-Erian introduces us to the theme of permacrisis which is central the new book he has co-authored with Gordon Brown and Michael Spence.


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