The origins of Darwin’s theory of evolution – including the pages where he first coins and commits to paper the term ‘natural selection’ – are being made freely available online today in one of the most significant releases of Darwin material in history.
For the first time the Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy has a single purpose-designed home, ensuring that Cambridge continues to be one of the world’s leading centres for materials science.
An ageing lecture theatre complex has been transformed into a state-of-the-art facility for one of the world's premier centres for teaching and research in Chemistry - and not only for students of the University.
A new drug for ovarian cancer, developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge and AstraZeneca, has today become the first of new class of drugs, known as PARP-inhibitors, to be granted approval anywhere in the world. The drug, Lynparza, has been granted Marketing Authorisation from the European Commission.
Almost nine out of ten (87%) University of Cambridge submissions for the UK’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) have been rated as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, demonstrating the institution’s strength in research, figures released today show.