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A message from the Vice-Chancellor
A message from the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge. October 2014

The annual address of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, 1 October 2014.

A £1.1m campaign by Cambridge University Library to secure one of the most important New Testament manuscripts – the seventh-century Codex Zacynthius – has been a success.

Cover detail from the 2012-13 Donor Report

The Donor Report for 2012-2013 celebrates the impact of a range of philanthropy across Collegiate Cambridge and is available to read online.

Twelve inspirational academics honoured for the outstanding quality and approach to their teaching

Dr Yusuf Hamied receiving his honorary degree

Dr Yusuf Hamied, pharmaceutical chemist and Chairman of Cipla Limited received an Honorary Doctorate from the University on 18 June 2014. Dr Hamied is an Honorary Fellow of Christ's College, a member of the Vice-Chancellor’s Circle of Advisors for India and a recipient of the Padma Bhushan.

Representatives from the Masonic charities and the University

University research into Multiple Sclerosis has received a £100,000 boost from two Masonic charities.

The James Dyson Foundation has donated £8m to create a technology hub at the heart of Cambridge, providing the University of Cambridge’s brightest engineers with some of the world’s most advanced engineering laboratories.

Artist's impression of the new Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology building

Transformational gift for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology from the Wolfson Foundation

Guild of Cambridge Benefactors admission ceremony 2014

On Wednesday 19 March 2014 the University held the sixteenth annual event for the Guild of Cambridge Benefactors, honouring the generosity of major benefactors to the University and the Colleges.

Saving Scott's Negatives

The Scott Polar Research Institute has until 25 March to raise the necessary funds to purchase Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s rediscovered photographic negatives for its Polar Museum, which would ensure that the negatives remain available to all in perpetuity, for research and exhibition.

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