Cambridge University

Supreme Court allows Karti Chidambaram to travel abroad, sets a deadline for his return

Supreme Court allows Karti Chidambaram to travel abroad, sets a deadline for his return

If he fails to return by December 10, it will be considered as contempt of court, said the bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra.

Nov 20, 2017, 16:28 PM IST
This sheep can recognise Emma Watson and Barack Obama – Watch video

This sheep can recognise Emma Watson and Barack Obama – Watch video

Researchers trained eight sheep to recognise the faces of four celebrities – Fiona Bruce, Jake Gyllenhaal, Barak Obama and Emma Watson – from photographic portraits displayed on computer screens.

Nov 08, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
Guess how many times people viewed Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis

Guess how many times people viewed Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis

Just a few days after it was made available to public, it was viewed more than 2 million times.

Oct 28, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
Readers flock to read Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis, crash Cambridge University website

Readers flock to read Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis, crash Cambridge University website

More than 60,000 have so far accessed his work as a 24-year-old postgraduate.

Oct 24, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
Cambridge University may scrap written exams due to bad handwriting

Cambridge University may scrap written exams due to bad handwriting

The move would see an end to more than 800 years of tradition after students increasingly chose to use laptops to take down lecture notes.

Sep 10, 2017, 16:39 PM IST
Scientists detect mysterious new state of matter

Scientists detect mysterious new state of matter

The state, known as a quantum spin liquid, was found in a two-dimensional material with a structure similar to graphene. 

Apr 08, 2016, 17:46 PM IST

Delhi government to send 90 school principals for training in Cambridge

Delhi government has allocated Rs 102 crore for international training of principals and teachers in its budget for the current financial year.

Apr 04, 2016, 21:01 PM IST

Cambridge University launches written admission tests

The at-interview assessments will take place during the December interview period on the university premises, usually on the same day as the interviews.

Feb 02, 2016, 23:08 PM IST
Nobel winner V Ramakrishnan refuses to attend Indian Science Congress, calls it a 'circus'

Nobel winner V Ramakrishnan refuses to attend Indian Science Congress, calls it a 'circus'

India-born Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan has refused to attend the Indian Science Congress ever in future and called it a 'circus'.

Jan 06, 2016, 09:52 AM IST
Stephen Hawking cancels public events due to ill health

Stephen Hawking cancels public events due to ill health

The Cambridge university did not provide any details about the condition of the 73-year-old professor.

Nov 11, 2015, 02:20 AM IST
Good new! Cambridge University mulling to reintroduce universal entrance exam

Good new! Cambridge University mulling to reintroduce universal entrance exam

Cambridge University is planning to reintroduce a universal entrance exam after nearly two decades to make it easier to pick the brightest students.

Sep 21, 2015, 16:13 PM IST

Large tableware may make you obese

Large-sized tableware, portions,and packages lead to people consuming more than they actually wish to.

Sep 20, 2015, 16:16 PM IST

Austistic men, women show typical male pattern on 'eye test'

Researchers have claimed that both men and women with autism show an extreme of the typical male pattern on the 'Reading the Mind in the Eyes', providing strong support for the 'extreme male brain' theory of autism.

Sep 08, 2015, 18:17 PM IST

People with autism may lack empathy

Empathy, or the ability to recognize or infer someone else's state of mind by reading his or her eyes appear to be low in people with autism.

Sep 07, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Women more prone to clinical anxiety than men

Women living in poor areas in Britain are almost twice as likely to develop clinical anxiety as women in richer areas, finds a new study to assess the impact of socio-economic factors on mental health.

Sep 01, 2015, 16:15 PM IST

Smartphone game to help reduce schizophrenia symptoms

Researchers at Cambridge University have developed a smartphone game that can help reduce symptoms of schizophrenia.

Aug 10, 2015, 14:18 PM IST

Cambridge University revises sexual assault guidelines

For the first time, the victims of sexual assault at Cambridge University can report their cases directly to officials at one of the world's oldest educational institutions, which was criticised earlier for its failure to protect its students from sexual violence.

Aug 05, 2015, 18:57 PM IST

Having hypertension related genes may actually help lower risk of developing Alzheimer's

A new study has revealed that having high blood pressure may decrease the risk of developing Alzheimer's.

Jun 23, 2015, 19:43 PM IST

Cambridge University college breaks tradition to allow men in skirts

Breaking with centuries of tradition, a Cambridge University college has decided to allow women to wear trousers and men to wear skirts at formal dinners after a campaign by a transgender student.

Jun 22, 2015, 19:57 PM IST

Puberty onset predicts later life diseases

The age at which children hit puberty is linked to diseases that they develop later on in their lives, says a study.

Jun 21, 2015, 16:50 PM IST