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Machine learning models can produce reliable results even with limited training data

Researchers have determined how to build reliable machine learning models that can understand complex equations in real-world situations while using far less training data than is normally expected.
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Cambridge Zero takes centre stage at Climate Week NYC

Cambridge Zero Director Professor Emily Shuckburgh takes centre stage at the world's biggest climate event of its kind in New York, talking to global leaders of government, business and philanthropy about Cambridge’s efforts to tackle climate change.
Monitoring particle air pollution either side of the tredge installed at St Ambrose primary school, Manchester.

Roadside hedges can reduce harmful ultrafine particle pollution around schools

A new study led by Cambridge University confirms that planting hedges between roadsides and school playgrounds can dramatically reduce children’s exposure to traffic-related particle pollution.
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Cambridge researchers announced as programme directors for new UK funding agency

ARIA, the UK’s new R&D funding agency, has announced its line-up of new programme directors – and three of them are current or former researchers from the University of Cambridge.
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Over a third of UK medical students do not receive sexual misconduct training

More than a third of newly qualified doctors are leaving UK medical schools without any education on sexual misconduct specifically relating to the medical profession according to new research led by researchers at the University of Cambridge.
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Healthy lifestyle can help prevent depression – and new research may explain why

A healthy lifestyle that involves moderate alcohol consumption, a healthy diet, regular physical activity, healthy sleep and frequent social connection, while avoiding smoking and too much sedentary behaviour, reduces the risk of depression, new research has found.
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Two out of the four Global Winners of the British Council Study UK Alumni Awards 2023 are Cambridge alumnae. Meet Trang Nguyen (Darwin 2013) Global Winner in Science and Sustainability, and Yijing Wang (Queens' 2019), Global Winner in Business and Innovation.
Degraded coral reef 'rubblefield' in Indonesia.

Lack of evidence hampers progress on corporate-led ecosystem restoration

A near total lack of transparency is making it impossible to assess the quality of corporate-led ecosystem restoration projects, a new study finds.
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Where's the trust? US climate deniers have no faith in universities

US voters who don’t trust universities are also more likely to believe that human activity doesn’t cause climate change, a new collaborative study from researchers at the University of Cambridge and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) revealed in PLOS Climate.
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Apollo Therapeutics secures $226.5 million to translate fundamental research into medicines

Apollo Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company originally set up by three UK universities (Cambridge, Imperial College London and University College London) and three pharmaceutical companies (AstraZeneca, GSK and Johnson & Johnson Innovation), has secured $226.5 million venture capital financing.


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