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43 Cambridge subjects ranked top 10 in the world in 2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject

The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024 place Cambridge in the top 10 globally for 43 subject areas.

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Study unpicks why childhood maltreatment continues to impact on mental and physical health into adulthood

Childhood maltreatment can continue to have an impact long into adulthood because of how it effects an individual’s risk of poor physical health and traumatic experiences many years later, a new study has found.
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Four Cambridge researchers awarded prestigious European Research Council Advanced Grants

The funding provides leading senior researchers with the opportunity to pursue ambitious, curiosity-driven projects that could lead to major scientific breakthroughs.
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Pork labelling schemes ‘not helpful’ in making informed buying choices, say researchers

Farmers don’t have to choose between lowering environmental impact and improving welfare for their pigs, a new study has found: it is possible to do both. But this is not reflected in the current food labelling schemes relied on by consumers.
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Collections-based research and innovation receives vital investment from Research England

Research England has supported nine of the University’s museums and collections with £3m a year of Higher Education Museums, Galleries and Collections (HEMG) funding, over the coming five years.
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£9.2m boost for next generation of Cambridge cancer experts

Cancer Research UK has announced £9.2m for Cambridge to train the next generation of doctors and scientists to bring new and better cancer treatments to patients faster. 
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If CAM could speak…

In this special interview for CAM 100, the magazine herself shares her story and insights into the past 100 editions of CAM.

Partha Dasgupta wins BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award for Economics

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta (Economics, St. John's) wins the BBVA award for Economics, Finance and Management for his groundbreaking work in environmental economics.
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Scientists identify rare gene variants which confer up to 6-fold increase in risk of obesity

Cambridge researchers have identified genetic variants in two genes that have some of the largest impacts on obesity risk discovered to date.
Woman with obesity washing food

Scientists identify rare gene variants that confer up to 6-fold increase in risk of obesity

Cambridge researchers have identified genetic variants in two genes that have some of the largest impacts on obesity risk discovered to date.

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