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Continuing with our videos on #IndigenousDay, Santiago Nunez explains how #ClimateChange affects the different indi… https://t.co/OlO26biu6L
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityHave you submitted photos to our #OpenCambridge festival gallery yet? The deadline is 28 August, so that means you… https://t.co/8lRtcaIkjG
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityPractical suggestions, from a global team of experts, on how we reduce the risk of animal viruses jumping to humans https://t.co/Cg3GmDUieb
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8/9
2020
Our fifth penguin finger puppet craft this week is a king penguin. Possibly the most famous king penguin is Brigadi… https://t.co/2nSLdcgSLn
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityThe next #CuriousPeople video attempts to answer: what was the first animal to gain consciousness? See what Dr Nik… https://t.co/IFPknK9VqW
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8/8
2020
What's life like as a Muslim student in #Cambridge? Find out at the @cambridge_isoc 2020 Virtual Conference! Aimed… https://t.co/PuMQcOC6Hf
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityWhat's life like as a Muslim student in #Cambridge? Find out at the @cambridge_isoc 2020 Virtual Conference! Aimed… https://t.co/PuMQcOC6Hf"Some of the workplace changes have even been improvements and we intend to keep them in the future." Eleven weeks… https://t.co/hW6fnm1gtIThese shiny blue fruits owe their hue to fat in their cellular structure, researchers have found. This signals a s… https://t.co/7HdAQghmx4
8/7
2020
If you’re a black student that's going into year 13 and considering applying to Cambridge, there are less than 2 we… https://t.co/dR7iz1qdk4
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityThese metallic blue fruits use fat in their cellular structure to make their dazzling #colour, scientists have foun… https://t.co/Et2eZADdt8Why study at #university? You can gain transferable skills from your subject. Find out which #Cambridge course wou… https://t.co/n0AevIgTQE
8/6
2020
In these testing times, we are all reading online much more than ever before. If you are finding the increase in sc… https://t.co/XGD2Q5WVHa
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityIn the latest 'We are the University!' #podcast we talk to @TylerShores about digital fatigue and distraction, and… https://t.co/eZUEPDYdbv
8/5
2020
Nine #Cambridge scientists are among the winners of this year's @royalsociety awards and medals: https://t.co/OjiH8bUyxb #RSMedalsAs Salamu Alaikum! We’re delighted to announce our Virtual Access Conference 2020!!! https://t.co/12FsQRGQSg
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityDNA doesn't just come in double helix structures - it also can form four-stranded 'quadruplexes' and they may be im… https://t.co/DkBnzOcoYJ
8/4
2020
We see the best student startups at universities across the UK. There are the top 8 that we found are creating the… https://t.co/80cZ3hhl8r
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityEnter one of #Italy's most important lost churches, now brought back to life by art historians from Cambridge and… https://t.co/L7IY6VsHfPNew research using @YouGov weekly mood surveys & weekly cross-country data from Google Trends shows clear negative… https://t.co/WknIAaw5V6
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8/3
2020
Beyond the #COVID19 pandemic, where do we go from here? Professor @Bill_Sutherland from @CamZoology discusses eig… https://t.co/4bLlf2NxzB
8/2
2020
🏛️Our Director Luke Syson welcomes you back to the Fitzwilliam which will open from 11 August🏛️ 👉All visits must b… https://t.co/ATDfJ5Ey5z
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8/1
2020
New research from @CamEdFac suggests that children who defy traditional gender #stereotypes appear to do better in… https://t.co/MgcSahVg4iA 'pill on a string' could transform diagnosis of oesophageal #cancer, according to results from a 3-year trial pub… https://t.co/wQPFMkJceDJust a reminder that we need your help to build a collaborative history of the #COVID19 outbreak. We are looking… https://t.co/OFUK9HnmN0
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7/31
2020
The #COVID19 crisis is forcing us all to change direction, to rethink what we do and how we do it. In a new serie… https://t.co/tOvKaYouVFExisting evidence suggests face coverings do not lead to false sense of security, say Prof Dame Theresa Marteau and… https://t.co/7GUEuAJ6jc🎓 Join in the conversation In partnership with @Unibuddy_, graduates, current & prospective students can hear abou… https://t.co/2R3Lne1vTt
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityGreat video from @CamUniSport on their reopening and how they plan on keeping all of their users safe. https://t.co/GLCFUmdn97
Retweeted by Cambridge University#CountdowntoMars @CambridgeMBA student Melony Mahaarachchi was Lead Engineer on the @NASA #MarsRover communication… https://t.co/Mb265RS73z
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7/30
2020
"We are entering the new world of digital. We are really excited about the new possibilities this brings." Dr Lucy… https://t.co/BcXRLeuz0kIt’s the grad panel today! I’m SO excited to listen to others experiences and share my own on my… https://t.co/fELDcy9G74
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7/29
2020
A 'touchless screen', developed for use in #cars, could also see widespread use in a post-#COVID19 world by reducin… https://t.co/3TytFR6vb7aim is a student-led initiative to demystify the experience of underrepresented ethnic groups at the University of… https://t.co/TXzgqFwazj
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityEncouraging early results from the @Covid19Sounds App that records users' coughing and breathing: researchers here… https://t.co/SCvFyBSIvR
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7/28
2020
Eight Cambridge academics have been made Fellows of the @BritishAcademy_ for the humanities and social sciences:… https://t.co/OtoYilFJgWWellbeing plunged with the start of the #COVID19 pandemic in the UK, but #lockdown led to a "happiness rebound", ac… https://t.co/erH3SPQ45NDoes wearing a face covering make you less likely to wash your hands? Probably not, say Prof Dame Theresa Marteau &… https://t.co/ggSdsakFVxNew contactless 'Predictive Touch' technology developed in partnership with @Cambridge_Uni will help keep drivers’… https://t.co/UPXMntBSG9
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7/27
2020
Why is Shakespeare's first folio so important? Without it 18 of Shakespeare’s plays, including Twelfth Night, Macb… https://t.co/BXQ9o6vanM
Retweeted by Cambridge University“Make your senior managers champion minorities.” @KamalMunir5 highlights the lack of progress on #diversity in… https://t.co/ccguzjcFmIAmong the undergraduates & postgraduates due to join the Catz community next term is poet Malik Al Nasir, whose PhD… https://t.co/h3f1zswdZT
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7/26
2020
If you've watched any nature TV in the past few years, you may know Misha, the world's most famous polar bear. PhD… https://t.co/TLkwwrvFXO#Engineering alumnus Hal Evans has built a fully-functioning replica of an electromechanical cryptologic device tha… https://t.co/4oD61YopyN
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityEver wondered why, when you do a load of washing that also involves a quilt cover, everything ends up inside the qu… https://t.co/bkBFH77HB8
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7/25
2020
Finding solutions to help #foodbanks, local businesses and #healthcare were just some of the goals set by entrepren… https://t.co/FUNUBBNodyCUACS proudly presents its 4th annual Access Conference! If you're Year 12 student of African or Caribbean descent… https://t.co/SqAHZE0ECq
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityThe @hmtreasury should ask employers to "cut hours not people" to prevent a #mentalhealth crisis as furlough is rol… https://t.co/aPmaGwcQGBKeeping #schools open from September should be a Government priority, while closures could have severe socio-econom… https://t.co/tCdJL1chKh
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7/24
2020
Well done @IfMCambridge @CDP_innovation @RoyalPapworth! All its parts are available in the UK supply chain, and des… https://t.co/YyPkC5ZkLY
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityI can’t believe it! I won! Thank you so much @RoyalHistSoc for this fantastic award and huge congratulations to all… https://t.co/cgdcMjQPsP
Retweeted by Cambridge University"Scheduled to participate in five events over the two days, was I going to be spending those long hours talking to… https://t.co/fyEh4VXc7m"We identify the emergence of a more assertive & self-conscious species of unionist discourse, & an associated poli… https://t.co/osAfOJk0YZ
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityCollaboration, inspiration and pride. Just three of the words used by our Cambridge Testing Centre scientists to de… https://t.co/uoilPX3WQGA 'no-touch' touchscreen, developed by @Cambridge_Eng and @JLR_News, uses #AI and #sensors to select the correct it… https://t.co/wZ5czBgUBvWrote another piece for @BritishVogue on how to overcome procrastination and get motivated https://t.co/yvs1NO2gc5
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7/23
2020
Hope you have all been enjoying Comet NEOWISE! If you haven't seen it yet, try to see it in the North just after Su… https://t.co/HCdfHP092f
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversitySome women carry a genetic variant that acts like a natural #epidural, which might explain why they don't ask for p… https://t.co/Ifr6WhKUZ3Register in advance to @CamCriminology's webinar: @DexterDiasQC: The killing of George Floyd - Friday 24 Jul, 3pm B… https://t.co/dGUJ2kCajZ
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityAs the UK marks the first-ever #SouthAsianHeritageMonth, revisit our feature about Indian independence and the crea… https://t.co/UORRwUPckZ
7/22
2020
Astronomers from @DeptofPhysics and @WarwickAstro have developed a new technique that could be used to find habitab… https://t.co/4mqW92iUKtResearch shows how measuring #London air quality may help fight #COVID19 by quickly deciding whether to cut public… https://t.co/pscMFfjLLy
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityHave you read our latest 'Reflections from Home' with Seher Shah? Whilst we've been closed we've been asking artist… https://t.co/m41j8vyvCA
Retweeted by Cambridge University"This feels like a cultural shift towards a more open community willing to share ideas." New initiative set up by… https://t.co/WleNgpCX5cHello! This is the Exoplanets team in the @AP_MRAO at @Cambridge_Uni. We aim to improve our understanding of… https://t.co/hd25BiCyR8
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7/21
2020
Scientists @CamZoology have developed a new way to tackle vitamin deficiency using #shellfish. It's cheap, sustain… https://t.co/6Oh8YRHHn8#OnThisDay in 1534, our story started when Henry VIII granted us letters patent, allowing the Press to print 'all m… https://t.co/DpaQtCTxcX
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityNew gift from @DeepMind to fund five more scholarships for #Cambridge students from underrepresented backgrounds in… https://t.co/38AK2BECxo
7/20
2020
In French cuisine, #omelettes are a classic test of a chef's skill 🍳 So how does a robot 'chef' measure up? Here's… https://t.co/a33MQSOoI7
7/19
2020
The International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition is looking lovely in its new position this year - next… https://t.co/8iB5ZfyRtY
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityHow have Covid-19 fatalities compared with other causes of death? For each age-band, compares with ‘normal’ flu an… https://t.co/RWAJ5pa83h
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7/18
2020
Many congratulations to the #CambridgeClassOf2020! How are you celebrating your graduation this summer? 📸 Thanks… https://t.co/yoJjHTekkBWhat's it like to #study at #Cambridge? Learn more about the application process here: https://t.co/c1LhuUVC3ghttps://t.co/ZknO8YvpGrNew series alert! I have started a new series on my channel called #AskAScientist. My first guest is @shaline_v Che… https://t.co/Q96hN9JTsI
Retweeted by Cambridge University"I’m amazed every day by how I can collaborate on a response in #Somalia with multiple organisations and far flung… https://t.co/ZjdLAZwscV
7/17
2020
#CuriousPeople series 1 starts 23 July! You sent us your questions on all kinds of topics, including the universe,… https://t.co/HD4ajAi51g
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityAlong with other top UK organisations, we've released our annual statistics on the use of animals in research today… https://t.co/tcOYHT5sDz"I think it’s now a psychological battle to get back to normality." Professor Gordon Dougan, a distinguished scie… https://t.co/xdO1bDlNF9Two new #Cambridge-based programmes are to be supported by @ResEngland. These will increase the economic and socia… https://t.co/0949vCUZqNDelighted to share our publication of rapid sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 to investigate healthcare-associated COVID-19… https://t.co/CSVTAEh3dC
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7/16
2020
"Prioritise self-care and take time to process your thoughts and feelings." @SimoneEringfeld from @CamEdFac reflec… https://t.co/WyLlS9o8AGWhat famous sites & landmarks of #Cambridge can you spot in George Braun's beautiful #map of the city from 1574? U… https://t.co/xQvq735kmp
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityScientists @cam_fight_covid and @CUH_NHS have been using genome sequencing and staff screening to identify outbreak… https://t.co/ES3dzBUH9wHere's Debbie, one of our Mental Health Advisors, walking and talking about how to be kind to yourself as lockdown… https://t.co/4i3xQKLKeI
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7/15
2020
Apathy not depression offers an important early warning sign of #dementia, finds a new study led by @jonathan_tay:… https://t.co/58wgWogDFkOpen call for your photos of Cambridge for #OpenCambridge! Submit your most creative or unusual photograph of the c… https://t.co/ahqAyAm7t5
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityThe #brain activity patterns associated with familiar tasks are constantly changing – so why doesn't the brain forg… https://t.co/HjidhIi8hp
7/14
2020
The @CamDigLib is an unique and invaluable source of discovery. Its collections cover everything from ancient… https://t.co/ZNeWJmNIEnHow is migration, empire and colonialism taught in Britain's history lessons? We delve into the #historycurriculumhttps://t.co/L6n4X4bMCk
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityWe have seen searing heat in the #Arctic over recent weeks. Why is that and what does it mean for the future? Dr… https://t.co/flFNdxxkI5Are you a teacher planning for a very different academic year in September? Our latest Teachers' Newsletter calls… https://t.co/UqlRKOyujN
Retweeted by Cambridge University'Greening the economic recovery in line with climate neutrality: From commitments to action' Register now for this… https://t.co/xH2LIWhAMr
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7/13
2020
"I hope that my teams and I have made a real difference to some very poorly people." A Cambridge intensive care sp… https://t.co/xzExQGnwWt
7/12
2020
Proudly presenting to you: 'Cambridge Quaranchats' the #podcast! New episodes with inspiring guests every week, to… https://t.co/1jR9cqV1Ug
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityJapan's women are experimenting with new femininities in challenging times. A new book from @CambridgeFames goes be… https://t.co/iTtzj0CeRd
7/11
2020
Is the EU Settlement scheme a resounding success - or a perfect storm? @CSBarnard24 at @TrinCollCam &… https://t.co/YRC3wgW8yk
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityIn this episode of We Are the University #podcast we talk to @ihrahman about fundraising for @foodbankcambs during… https://t.co/lIuZG68uXSThe Cambridge University Staff Counselling Centre has now reopened and is offering wellbeing services to staff virt… https://t.co/M4wouENtsT
7/10
2020
You are passionate about #PublicEngagement & #Impact or know someone who is? 10 more days to apply for the… https://t.co/kv2BpSVsVI
Retweeted by Cambridge UniversityA major #COVID19 vaccine trial, drugs trials, and sequencing the virus: life has been a new kind of triathlon for D… https://t.co/sAtztoAlYe
7/9
2020

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