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Cambridge swimmers and gardeners plan for more scorching heat

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It is yet another hot, sunny day in Cambridge and the cool blue waters of Jesus Green lido have never looked more inviting. Zelna Weich, a 23-year-old PhD student, has just taken her first dip in the water. “I thought...

Cambridge University astrophysicist loses space project role amid Brexit row

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A Cambridge University astrophysicist studying the Milky Way and hoping to play a major part in the European Space Agency’s (Esa) next big project has been forced to hand over his coordinating role on the scheme after...

Homerton College, Cambridge dining hall: good enough to eat in

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Well this is a treat. A new building that is serious and responsible – the Keir Starmer virtues, you could say; adjectives that might be synonyms for dull – that is also sumptuous and surprising, that takes delight in...

Cambridge college spent £120,000 in failed bid to remove slave trader plaque

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A Cambridge University college spent £120,000 on its failed attempt to remove a memorial in its chapel to a 17th-century benefactor who had extensive involvement in the slave trade, dit het na vore gekom. Writing in the Guar...

Church court rejects Cambridge college bid to move slave trader memorial

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A Cambridge college has been refused its application to remove a memorial to its 17th-century benefactor Tobias Rustat from the college chapel because of his links to the slave trade. Jesus College argued that the mem...

Cambridge college denies it seeks to erase benefactor over slave trade links

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A Cambridge University college has denied that it is seeking to cancel the existence of one its most significant benefactors because of links to the slave trade while continuing to enjoy the benefits of his generosity...

Cambridge University scraps prisoners programme after 2019 terror attack

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Cambridge University has scrapped a programme which taught prisoners alongside students after the deadly 2019 Fishmonger’s Hall terrorist attack was carried out at one of its events. Jack Merritt, 25, who was employed...

Cambridge college seeks to remove memorial to patron with links to slave trade

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A Cambridge college which became the first institution in the world to return a looted Benin bronze to Nigeria is to appear before an ecclesiastical court early next year over its attempt to remove a memorial in the c...

Cambridge University halts £400m deal with UAE over Pegasus spyware claims

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The University of Cambridge has broken off talks with the United Arab Emirates over a record £400m collaboration after claims about the Gulf state’s use of controversial Pegasus hacking software, the university’s vice...

Cambridge colleges accused of exploiting ‘gig economy’ tutors

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Colleges at the University of Cambridge have been accused of using overworked and underpaid gig economy workers to provide the institution’s famous one-on-one tutoring system. Research by members of the University and...

Vick Hope: ‘At Cambridge, I came through like Nigella just because I could make noodles’

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My mum did Zoom masterclasses for the family in the pandemic. I hadn’t cooked Nigerian food before, ever. She’d send us the ingredients list early in the week, en toe, wherever we were, we would cook and then eat to...

Cambridge University master resigns over handling of harassment case

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The master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, has resigned over an allegation that he mishandled sexual harassment complaints in 2017, after an independent inquiry recommended the college initiate disciplinary act...

Cambridge to end teacher training if government enacts overhaul

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The University of Cambridge says it will cease teacher training courses if the government persists with damaging proposals to change how primary and secondary school teachers are trained in England. Cambridge’s decisi...

Cambridge University accused of Faustian pact in planned £400m deal with UAE

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The University of Cambridge has been accused of entering “a Faustian pact” over plans for a £400m collaboration with the United Arab Emirates in what would be the biggest deal of its kind in the university’s history. ...

Cambridge college bans swimming at literary skinny-dipping spot

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A college has banned swimming in a stretch of the River Cam that has been popular for bathers for centuries and where the writers Virginia Woolf and Rupert Brooke went skinny-dipping. King’s College Cambridge, which o...

Cambridge hospital’s mask upgrade appears to eliminate Covid-19 risk to staff

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An NHS hospital that upgraded the type of face masks used by staff on Covid-19 wards recorded a dramatic fall of up to 100% in hospital-acquired coronavirus infections among those workers, research has indicated. Adde...

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