Obesity is often characterised as nothing more than greed and lack of willpower. The truth is far more complex.
Margaret Thatcher’s infamous Bruges speech – which helped to coin the phrase ‘Euroscepticism’ – was never intended to be an anti-European diatribe, according to newly-released archive material by the Churchill Archives Centre and the Margaret Thatcher Foundation.
Six academics from the University of Cambridge have been made Fellows of the prestigious British Academy for the humanities and social sciences.

Professor Madeleine Atkins has been elected as Lucy Cavendish College's ninth President. She will take up the seven-year appointment in October 2018.

One in three adults is affected by loneliness. It's time for us to take a risk and let others into our lives, says Olivia Remes, PhD candidate at the Cambridge Institute of Public Health, writing for The Conversation.
Cambridge University Press has revealed the results of its global study into the language used around the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

As he comes to the end of his first academic year in post, the University’s 346th Vice-Chancellor talks about some of the challenges and successes of an extraordinary year in this video.

Earlier this year a team of 78 women from around the world took part in a three-week expedition to Antarctica, a trip that marked the culmination of the year-long Homeward Bound leadership programme for women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM). Read more about their adventure here. 

With 290,000 alumni and 430 officially-recognised Alumni Groups around the world, there are lots of opportunities for you to meet alumni in your area for social occasions, professional networking or learning.

A unique three-year project to bridge the divide between science and philosophy – which embedded early-career philosophers into some of Cambridge’s ground-breaking scientific research clusters – is the subject of a new film released today.


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