Tropical forest in Tanzania

Offset markets: new approach could help save tropical forests by restoring faith in carbon credits

A new way to price carbon credits could encourage desperately needed investment in forest preservation and boost vital progress towards net-zero.
Retrieval of a stainless steel part made by 3D printing

Using lasers to ‘heat and beat’ 3D-printed steel could help reduce costs

Researchers have developed a new method for 3D printing metal that could help reduce costs and make more efficient use of resources.
Person providing a drop of blood for a medical test

Simple blood test can help diagnose bipolar disorder

Researchers have developed a new way of improving diagnosis of bipolar disorder that uses a simple blood test to identify biomarkers associated with the condition.
A group of student footballers wearing University of Cambridge kit

University of Cambridge and Cambridge United announce strategic partnership

The University of Cambridge and Cambridge United Football Club have agreed a new partnership with the shared ambition of working together to help the wider city and the community, supporters, and current and prospective students.
Bumblebee foraging for nectar.

Getting maximum calories in shortest time is the priority for bumblebees

Research has found that bumblebees make foraging choices to collect the most sugar from flowers in the shortest time – even if that means using more energy in the process – to provide an immediate energy boost for the colony.
Aerial shot of parked trucks, Scunthorpe, United Kingdom

It’s high time for alliances to ensure supply chain security, researchers urge

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the interconnected nature of global supply chains, and showed how a disruption in one part of the world can have global effects. In 2021, supply disruptions were cost the global economy an estimated $1.9 trillion.
Young girl in Nepal

Sustained, purposeful investment key to ‘leaving no girl behind’, either in education or beyond

A UK-funded programme to support out-of-school girls in low-income countries has significantly enhanced their learning, confidence, opportunities and prospects, a new report says. However, sustained, strategic and targeted investment will be needed to preserve these gains.
Peter Samuelson and Doug Chalmers

Cambridge College to support care experienced teenagers

Care experienced children in Cambridgeshire are to receive significant support with their education and pastoral needs through a new partnership between Emmanuel College and the charity First Star Scholars UK. It will offer young care experienced people first-hand experience of a College environment to help them develop academically, personally and emotionally from Year 9 through to Year 13, helping them fulfil their potential and work towards entering higher education.

Cambridge University events at Being Human Festival 2023

From the art of kiln firing and exploring Egyptian coffins to Aztec food science and an exhibition delving into the artistic, sociological and linguistic aspects of biological research into human tissues, events being held by Cambridge as part of Being Human Festival 2023 are a celebration for the humanities.
Research underway in the Centre for Human-Inspired Artificial Intelligence

Cambridge and Google partner to facilitate AI research

The University of Cambridge and Google are building on their long-standing partnership with a multi-year research collaboration agreement and a Google grant for the University’s new Centre for Human-Inspired AI to support progress in responsible AI that is inspired by and benefits people. 


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