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During #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, some of our staff recently went on wellbeing photography walks across West and Central Cambridge! 📷 Where would you go for a photowalk in#Cambridgee? Reply with your suggestions below... �fI
An increased number of iceberg calving events since 2020 could signal that this period of ice advance may be coming to an end. @scottpolar @UCNZ @UniofNewcastle @frazer_christie @DrCBatchelor @sasha_montelli @WolfgangRack
Floating ice shelves advanced between 2002 and 2019, following two decades of retreat.
It’s unknown exactly how sea ice around Antarctica will continue to evolve in response to climate change, or the effects this will have on the eastern Antarctic Peninsula Ice Sheet.
Despite the rapid melting of ice in #Antarctica during the 20th century, the eastern Antarctic Peninsula Ice Sheet has grown in area over the last 20 years, due to changing wind and sea ice patterns.
We're delighted to have been recognised as a Leader in Openness around #AnimalResearch. Our website includes comprehensive information about why and how we work with animals, and the steps we take to ensure good animal welfare. #ConcordatOpenness
@AgendaLifeSci @BabrahamInst @TheCrick @imperialcollege @ICR_London @UniofNewcastle @Pirbright_Inst @RoyalVetCollege @UniofBath Congratulations to @Cambridge_Uni on becoming #ConcordatOpenness Leaders in Openness for 2022 - 2025. For driving conversations about #AnimalResearch forwards and embedding change in the bioscience sector.
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You are what your mother ate: Researchers at @ozannelab are working with mice to understand how a mother’s diet might affect her offspring’s health. Find out more 👉 #MiceInResearchh@animalresearchhL
Scientists have managed to power a microprocessor continuously for a year – and counting – using ALGAE! The new system has potential as a renewable way to power large numbers of small devices as part of the Internet of Things. @Arm @CamBiochem
What's the most exciting thing you've found at the back of a cupboard? 🤔 Jars of 150-year old#platypuss and#echidnaa specimens just discovered at the@ZoologyMuseumm were key to proving that some mammals lay eggs! 🥚
#REF2021: Cambridge has been rated #1 in the UK for Clinical Medicine, Earth Sciences, Architecture and Land Economy, and Business. @EarthSciCam @arch_cambridge @CambridgeLandEc @CambridgeJBS
A revolutionary new cancer drug. Smartphone text prediction software. A book that has helped millions of children and adults reconnect with nature. Read more about our world-leading research. #REF2021
93% of our submissions were judged to be either ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, making us the leading university that covers the broad range of disciplines from STEM to the arts, humanities and social sciences. #REF2021…
📢 Cambridgeshire foster parents: Are you#fosteringg students who are in secondary school, sixth form or college? You're invited to explore how Cambridge can support you and your young people in their education on Wednesday 18 May, 10am-2pm. Sign up �
TODAY at 3pm: Is social media making us lonely? 🤔 Explore how we can reframe our relationship with social media in our day to day. With@tylershoress, Susan Matt@ALongingForHomee and@luke_fernandezz Book here �
Just published: First real-world data from #Africa on the effectiveness of two doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford #COVID19 vaccine against the Delta and Omicron variants. Read more 👉 @GuptaR_labb
Congratulations to the nine #Cambridge scientists announced as Fellows of the @royalsociety today! This honour recognises their exceptional contributions to science.
How do you deal with an invasive species wreaking havoc on the UK’s water pipes? You take advantage of them being fussy eaters. @CamZoology @cebcambridge @thameswater #ItTakesImagination
🧠 Could there be a new way to treat#dementiaa? In dementia, misfolded proteins can build up and damage the brain. Scientists have found that some cells might be able to re-fold the proteins – possibly leading to new treatments. Read on �
Madagascar’s protected areas saw huge spikes in fires during #COVID19 lockdowns. Should some staffing of conservation sites be considered “essential services” in future crises? @CamZoology @CCI_Cambridge @eklund_jo #Biodiversity
When proteins misfold, they can build up in the brain, as seen in some forms of #dementia. Now, scientists have found that stressed cells might be able to re-fold the proteins. Could this open the door to new treatments? @EdwardAvezov @UKDRI @CamNeuro
We're marking #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek with talks and activities from @EqualityCam, open to all staff and students. Why not try out... 📸 wellbeing photo walks 🚴‍♀️ cycle maintenance workshops 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 staff network meetups There's still time to sign…sY4Pj1M
8 May is World Ovarian Cancer Day. At Cambridge, with the help of a group of patients, we are working to change the outcome of this disease. Find out how 👉 @OvarianCancerDYY#OvarianCancerr#WOCD20222#NoWomanLeftBehindd#Cambridgee
How can we bridge the gap between technology and society? Join @azeem as he discusses his book: Exponential: Accelerating Technology Is Leaving Us Behind and What to Do About It ⏰17:00 BST 📅 10 May 📍In-person in Cambridge, UK, and online…e6
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We are working with Kharkiv National Medical University to bring Ukrainian medical students to Cambridge on clinical placements. The first students will arrive within the next 2 months (subject to visas). See how we're supporting Ukrainian scholars 👇
We're marking #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek next week with free activities from @EqualityCam, open to all staff and students. Why not try... 📸 wellbeing photo walks 🚴‍♀️ cycle maintenance workshops 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 staff network meetups There's still time to…yAkTXfb
Read the Vice-Chancellor’s letter to the Telegraph correcting the misrepresentation of his comments on student admissions:
How #Veganuary changed the course of my life's work: meet @Gates_Cambridge scholar and passionate environmentalist Clara Ma @claratma 👇
Beyond GDP: Cambridge economists are at the forefront of a global movement to change how nations measure wealth. Find out how 👉 #ItTakesImaginationn@DianeCoyle18599@MatthewAgarwalaa@BennettInstt@UNStatss@hmtreasuryy
Language matters. We must stop appeasing #Putin with our words, says Rory Finnin from @CamUkrainistyka and @Tom_Grant_2012. #WarOnUkraine
Highlights from our in-person @ArkwrightTalent Connect Day facilitated by @SmallpeiceTrust, scholars had a fantastic time learning more about chemical engineering and biotechnology and the important role they play in tackling the biggest global challenges! @IChemE @Cambridge_Uni
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🤖 Cambridge engineers@Cambridge_Engg have taught a#robott chef to 'taste' its food for seasoning at different stages of the chewing process, imitating a similar process in humans. Find out how their results could inform the future of food prep �
🌳 How are we doing on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation? A new report, co-authored by Professor Bhaskar Vira, assesses the world's progress. Read about it �
Does this need more salt? 🤖 Cambridge engineers have taught a robot chef to 'taste' its food for seasoning at different stages of the chewing process, imitating a similar process in humans. Anyone for eggs? �AE
Research from @roozenbot exposes the long-term failure of Russian propaganda in Ukrainian Donbas: #WarOnUkraine @CambPsych
We’re inviting state school Year 12s to join us at Summer Schools which give a flavour of @Cambridge_Uni. Accommodation and food are free. Travel bursaries are available to qualifying students. Please share with anyone who might be interested:…
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Valentina Ndolo (@VellaJaber) shared an insight into her research about using #MachineLearning to monitor #Anthrax outbreaks in East Africa as part of the @Cambridge_Fest Watch the full film here:…
Severe #COVID19 can cause cognitive impairment equivalent to a fall of 10 IQ points - similar to ageing 20 years - and recovery is at best gradual. @Menon_Cambridge @ProfHampshire @CUH_NHS @NIHRBioResource @CambridgeBRC @ACTcharity
#EidMubarak from Cambridge! ☪️ Hear from Professor @KamalMunir5, our Pro-Vice-Chancellor for University Community and Engagement, as we wish a joyous and wonderful Eid al-Fitr to everyone celebrating here at the University and around the world.
#ArtificialIntelligence offers great promise, but we must ensure it does not deepen inequalities. Professor Neil Lawrence @lawrennd and Jess Montgomery set out their vision for [email protected], a new flagship mission.
Our thoughts are with Professor Andrei Kirilenko, whose mother has passed away in Mariupol. Hear his reflections and hopes in this interview with @BBCCambs…
This month, @Catz_Outreach welcomed Year 11 students for the @UniversifyEdu Easter Residential: a packed weekend of revision classes, taster sessions & intros to life at @Cambridge_Uni, incl a tour of @FitzMuseum_UK. Participants told us that applying now seemed “more achievable”
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What's the optimal amount of #sleep when you're in middle age? 😴 The answer: seven hours. Sleeping any more or less is associated with poorer cognitive performance and mental health. @BJSahakiann@DrCLangleyy@CamNeuroo@psychiatry_ucamm
We are committed to inspiring more young women to study maths and thrive in STEM careers. Read about how our flagship maths outreach project, @nrichmaths, supports the next-generation of problem solvers… #WomenInSTEM
Watch Cambridge Ukrainian Studies' latest webinar - essential viewing for anyone studying disinformation and propaganda as part of Russia’s hybrid warfare strategies. @CamUkrainistyka…
Scientists have discovered Mexico's smallest #frog – just 13mm long when fully grown! 🐸 It's one of six species completely new to science, found living in a secret world in the Mexico forests. Learn @TomJameson_Zooo@jeff_streicherr@ZoologyMuseumm
Join @TheMilnerInst's Annual Symposium on 28 June 2022 – in person or online! Find out more about #MilnerSymp22 below 🔽…E
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