Percy?Bysshe?Shelley’s?The Mask of Anarchy, the most celebrated literary response to the?Peterloo?massacre – which has its bicentenary on 16 August – drew on accounts of the tragedy written by the radical journalist and freethinker, Richard?Carlile.
Coprolites?from the Must Farm archaeological excavation in East Anglia shows the prehistoric inhabitants were infected by parasitic worms that can be spread by eating raw fish, frogs and shellfish.
Stormzy announces second year of 'The Stormzy Scholarship', a student funding scheme with Cambridge University16 August 2019
British musician?Stormzy?is delighted to announce that he is funding a further two undergraduate students at the University of Cambridge this autumn.
More than 60 disadvantaged students who achieved top A-level results get “second chance” place at Cambridge under Adjustment16 August 2019
In the first year Cambridge has offered Adjustment places, 67 students from around the UK who did not originally get into Cambridge saw their dream of a world-class education come true after achieving stunning A-level results.
Fiona Iddon is a PhD student in the Department of Earth Sciences, where she studies volcanoes. Here, she tells us about making science accessible, being the first in her family to go to university, and working at the place where the horn of Africa is splitting away from the rest of the continent.?
A team at the University of Cambridge has shown how, in osteoarthritis patients, the viscous lubricant that ordinarily allows our joints to move smoothly triggers a pain response from nerve cells similar to that caused by chilli peppers.
New research reveals how increasing brain stiffness as we age causes brain stem cell dysfunction, and demonstrates new ways to reverse older stem cells to a younger, healthier state.?
Researchers have used artificial intelligence to make new discoveries, and confirm old ones, about one of nature’s best-known mimics, opening up whole new directions of research in evolutionary biology.
Governments are failing to understand global catastrophic risks and need to take urgent action, says new report13 August 2019
Governments are failing to understand the human-driven catastrophic risks that threaten global security, prosperity and potential, and could in the worst case lead to mass harm and societal collapse, say researchers at the University of Cambridge.