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The majority of patients who contracted #COVID19 while in hospital did so from other patients rather than from healthcare workers, a new study suggests: @MRC_BSU @CUH_NHS @CovidGenomicsUK #Healthcare
✈️ 🌍#Aviationn is one of the most carbon intense forms of transport – responsible for 2-3% of global annual CO2 emissions. @whittlelabb and@cisl_cambridgee’s Aviation Impact Accelerator will map pathways to#NetZeroFlightt by #AchievingZeroo
A statement from the University of Cambridge regarding Alexander Woolf.
What solutions do we have to achieve a #NetZero future? Read the new #COP26Universities briefing to explore solutions across 8 sectors and find out: ➡️ What we already know ➡️ What needs more research ➡️ What actions to take now @CambridgeZero #COP26
Don’t forget to sign up to our upcoming year 12 women in engineering webinar, talking about the importance of women in STEM and answering female and non-binary students admissions questions! You can find more info here:…
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Congratulations to all our researchers, past and present, who have been recognised for their astonishing contributions to science by the @royalsociety: #RSMedals #Cambridge
We are aware that many of you have some questions about our project so we have tried to answer many of the main themes in this linked document and thread to follow. 1/…
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#Carnivores have a defective #immune system, allowing pathogens to hide undetected in their bodies. When large numbers of carnivores are farmed together – like #mink – these pathogens could mutate and jump to humans: @ClareBryant13 @wellcometrust
It was a pleasure for the Master & his wife, Lyn, to welcome alumnus @RichardAyoade back to Catz today. Richard originally arrived back in 1995 as a law undergraduate & was soon involved in student comedy at @Cambridge_Uni culminating in his time as President of @Cam_Footlights
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Nothing like a summer morning on the River Cam... 🚣…X
The @Spectrum10K study launches today to accelerate the understanding of autistic people's wellbeing. Led by researchers at @ARC_Cambridge, the study is recruiting autistic individuals and their relatives living in the UK: @sangerinstitute @UCLA #autism
🚨 Calling all prospective students 🚨 Find out about life at Catz from our current students & the academic staff who teach them. We're hosting 5 webinars on 17–18 September as part of th@Cambridge_Unini's Open Days. Learn more & sign up
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Researchers capture on film the unexpected moment when a giant #tortoise – thought to be vegetarian – attacks and eats a tern chick: Warning: some viewers may find scenes in this film distressing. @Peterhouse_Cam @jstgerlach #Seychelles
The University of Cambridge has been ranked the top university in the UK by @ShanghaiRanking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021:… #ShanghaiRanking #ARWU
How much weight do you have to lift to build muscle? 🏋️‍♀️ 🏋️‍♂️ A new mathematical model could give individualised predictions based on your physiology and help choose the bes#exercisese
We've hugely enjoyed hosting an in-person summer school in the college this week. We've been showing prospective students from across the UK what it's like at Selwyn and @Cambridge_Uni. More information:…
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What will the next #COVID19 wave in #India look like? Dr @ankurmutreja and Dr @vigneshbshetty from @CamInfectDis look at what the Indian government can learn from their second wave: @ConversationUK #PublicHealth
As part of the @Cambridge_Uni September Virtual Open Days 2021 we will be hosting a number of live sessions for prospective #students: talk to @LucyCavAdm, hear more about life at Lucy Cavendish & ask any questions about the application process 👇…jK
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According to legend, this book porch represents #Cambridge and #Oxford. One is an open book and the other closed. But which is which?
Find out more about the Polonsky Foundation Greek Manuscripts Project here: @theUL #PolonskyGreek
Got a minute? ⏰ Check out this skilful creation of a bespoke drop-back box to house a manuscript from the #PolonskyGreek project. Assembled by @shaun_thompson_ from the University Library. @theUL #FridayFun
Recently we shared a picture of shire horses harvesting the wildflower meadow at @Kings_College, a project our Head Gardener Jo Cobb helped plan. While there, our Schools Liaison Officer @Biologybethan took this lovely picture, recreating a postcard from 1900-1904. Timeless 😍C
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Areas of high socioeconomic disadvantage are being worst hit by shortages of GPs. Researchers from @DPHPC say this is a trend that is only worsening with time, and is likely to widen pre-existing health inequalities: @JohnFord1849 #healthcare
Don't forget that spots are limited for our September Open Days - sign up now to secure your place!…
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Over the last four weeks, we celebrated #SouthAsianHeritageMonth at #Cambridge with our staff and students! Here are our favourite stories: @SAHM_UK
Can you remember what you ate for dinner a week ago, what time it was, and where you were? Unlike humans, #cuttlefish can remember specific experiences right up to the last few days of their life: @CambPsych @MBLScience @royalsociety @Dr_AlexSchnell
"This mug communicated opportunity and possibility to me." Find out how a #SummerSchool mug inspired Dami to apply for a PhD at #Cambridge! @Cam_Grads #CambridgePostgrad
A “geography of disillusion” is taking hold across Europe, according to new research from @michaelkenny_ and @d_t_luca: @BennettInst @CambridgeLandEc #democracy
Considering applying to the University of Cambridge this year? 🤔 Our next information webinar for UK students currently at a state school is on 19th August; 17:30-19:00! 🎓 For more info and to book your place, visit: 🖱️
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Are you #GoingToCambridge? Our Alumni Groups are hosting Freshers’ Events for new undergraduate and postgraduate students starting here this autumn. Hear from our current and former students at an event near you from 19 Aug - 28 Sep: #Cambridge
"Whether it be spending nights taking about qawwalis over chai or going to events with #Pakistani food, @CambridgePaksoc has made a massive difference in making a 'home away from home'." – Poem by Fazal Syed @FazalEMomin Video: Hassan Aftab Sheikh #SouthAsianHeritageMonth
What will happen if #pollinator species such as bees, butterflies and bats continue to decline? 🐝🦋🦇 A study led by @LynnDickscks fr@CamZoologyogy looks at the global consequences for
Jawaharlal Nehru founded the Cambridge University #India Society over 100 years ago. Since then, the society has celebrated Indian culture and brought people together with a variety of events and activities. @SAHM_UK #SouthAsianHeritageMonth
Applying to @Cambridge_Uni? Trying to work out which college would fit you best? Want to meet some our current undergrads? If yes, then sign up for our virtual open day events on the 17th September!…
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Student Azmaeen Zarif recites Abar Ashibo Phire (I Will Return Again), a traditional #Bengali poem by Jibanananda Das. @UoCBanglaSoc @CaiusCollege @SAHM_UK #SouthAsianHeritageMonth
The #OpenCambridge festival is just round the corner! Packed with free live and online events, discover more of Cambridge's heritage. Check out the programme now: @OpenCambridgeUK @heritageopenday #Cambridge #HOD #EdibleEngland
🚨Booking is OPEN for our Christ's College Online Open Day on Friday 10th September. 🚨 Are yo#ApplyingToCambridgege this autumn for entry in 2022 or 2023 deferred, and considering Christ's as a college choice? Join us! Book a place
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It's been a year of postponed exhibitions and cancelled events for @CamUnivMuseums and @CUBotanicGarden, learning new ways of working and taking research, events and exhibitions online. Here are their highlights from a year like no other: #Cambridge
This giant water lily #VictoriaCruziana at the University Botanic Garden changes colour and sex overnight as it attracts and traps its pollinators. Watch this timelapse from the @CUBotanicGarden.
Scientists have solved the puzzle of why cells in #BarrettsOesophagus resemble those in the small intestine. Their findings have implications for screening to prevent #OesophagealCancer: @RFitzgerald_lab @johnlzhuang @doctor_kno
Cambridge reports another record state school intake. Congratulations to all our students who've worked hard to secure their place this year! Full story: #GoingToCambridge #Cambridge
Meet the Tamil Society at their garden party Roja Reborn – a throwback to their 2017 Roja event! 🌹 Filled with#Tamill food, music and games, the#Cambridgee Tamil community came together one last time before the end of the academic year. @SAHM_UKK#SouthAsianHeritageMonthh4
#AI could spot early signs of #dementia from a simple brain scan long before major symptoms appear – and in some cases before any symptoms appear: @CambridgeABL @timrittman @turinginst @CUH_NHS
We already have over 100 attendees registered for our event in a fortnight: Study Skills - Preparing for Year 13 and Higher Education💯 Do you want to join us? There's still time to register ⬇️⬇️…Io
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We have many South Asian student societies at #Cambridge – fusing cultures and celebrating heritage. This is the Sri Lanka Society at their first in-person get together at a local restaurant. What are your favourite Sri Lankan dishes? @SAHM_UK #SouthAsianHeritageMonth
We've worked with @cpslmind on the Mentally Healthy Universities programme to try to improve student #wellbeing over the past year. Their interim evaluation report on the first year findings has just been published: #MentalHealth @MindCharity @UCS_cambs
Volcanoes have always helped cool global temperatures, but as #ClimateChange continues to accelerate, the way volcanic gases interact with the atmosphere could change dramatically: New research from @ThomasJAubry @volcanofile #Volcanoes
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