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Henry VIII statue on the Great Gate of Trinity College Cambridge
King Henry VIII had already made up his mind to found Trinity College Cambridge and Christ Church Oxford before Cambridge lobbied his queen, a re-examination of 16th-century sources suggests. Professor Richard Rex's study undermines a popular 'Cambridge version' of events, sheds new light on the Chantries Act and emphasises the king's ability to take big decisions.
Henry VIII statue on the Great Gate of Trinity College Cambridge
King Henry VIII had already made up his mind to found Trinity College Cambridge and Christ Church Oxford before Cambridge lobbied his queen, a re-examination of 16th-century sources suggests. Professor Richard Rex's study undermines a popular 'Cambridge version' of events, sheds new light on the Chantries Act and emphasises the king's ability to take big decisions.
Previously underexplored immune cell populations have been genetically mapped across multiple tissues to provide new insights into how our immune systems work.
Black mouse in gloved hand with Leader in Openness badge
The University of Cambridge has once again been recognised as a Leader in Openness for its work to promote openness and transparency around research involving the use of animals.
Professor Stephen J Toope, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Stephen J Toope, this month gave evidence to The Times Education Commission, which was set up in May 2021 to examine the future of education following the COVID-19 crisis, declining social mobility, advances in technology, and the changing nature of work.
Coastal development along the East Asia coastline
An analysis of over a million satellite images has revealed that 4,000 square kilometres of tidal wetlands have been lost globally over twenty years.
Professor Christopher Howe, left, and Dr Paolo Bombelli, right
Researchers have used a widespread species of blue-green algae to power a microprocessor continuously for a year – and counting – using nothing but ambient light and water. Their system has potential as a reliable and renewable way to power small devices.
Hooded figure using a laptop computer
Professor Mark de Rond from Cambridge Judge Business School discusses his three years embedded with one of the UK's most prolific paedophile hunting teams, in this article for The Conversation.
Eight Cambridge University researchers are among the 60 biomedical and health scientists elected by the Academy of Medical Sciences to its Fellowship programme.
3d digital image corona virus on planet Earth in Africa
Scientists have released the first real-world data from Africa on the effectiveness of two doses of AstraZeneca/ChaAd0x-1 COVID-19 vaccination, showing that while protective against SARS-CoV-2, immunity against the Delta and Omicron variants was lower, even in the context of prior infection or infection after vaccination.

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