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Cambridge Regius Professor of Divinity and Dean of the Chapel Royal for the Church of Scotland, the Very Reverend Professor David Fergusson
In these days of mourning, much has rightly been made of the length of Queen Elizabeth’s reign, its historic moments, and distinctive characteristics.
Fagradalsfjall volcano, Iceland
After centuries without volcanic activity, Iceland’s Reykjanes peninsula sprang to life in 2021 when lava erupted from the Fagradalsfjall volcano. New research involving the University of Cambridge helps us see what is going on deep beneath the volcano by reading the chemistry of lavas and volcanic gases almost as they were erupted.
Pembroke College Director of Music Anna Lapwood
Anna Lapwood never expected that playing the organ in the London Underground might interest anyone other than the odd passer-by or her Twitter followers until an unrehearsed duet with a security guard went viral on Sunday.

Congratulations to all the students who have successfully met the terms of their Cambridge offers. These students have faced immense disruption to their education, so their excellent results this summer are a testament to their effort and determination.

 
Abstract image of water
Water can be liquid, gas or ice, right? Think again.
Solar panels in Dunhuang, Gansu, China
Analysis of energy RD&D investment in major economies also found that commitments at COP21 yielded some positives. Ultimately, however, trends over this century are not consistent with the ‘cleantech’ funding levels needed to meet climate goals, say researchers.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II visiting Cambridge in 2009
The University of Cambridge community is deeply saddened by the news of the death of Her Majesty The Queen.
Screen shot from Logan Paul's controversial YouTube video filmed in Japan
Analysis of posts from thousands of social media users either side of a scandal – the dramatic fall of YouTube celebrity Logan Paul – shows how hard it is for us to update our beliefs about those we support, even when they behave in appalling ways.
The University of Cambridge is publishing initial figures from the 2022 admissions cycle. With a few decisions still outstanding, the University will be admitting just under 3,600 undergraduates this year. 
Aerial shot of Cambridge Biomedical Campus
A new economic impact report  details the financial contributions of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC), which celebrates its 60th anniversary this autumn. The independent report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) for the first time calculates the economic benefits of CBC also highlights the health and research benefits for the region.

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