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Cambridge and India News

Postgraduate Pioneers 2017 #1

17 October 2017

With our Postgraduate Open Day fast approaching (3 Nov), we introduce five PhD students who are already making waves at Cambridge.

India's schoolchildren inspired by Cambridge's 'magical science'

31 August 2017

Early career scientists at the University of Cambridge are inspiring a generation of young Indians to pursue opportunities in STEM subjects.

Cambridge-led collaborations aim to tackle global food security and public health challenges

21 July 2017

Two major research collaborations led by the University of Cambridge have been awarded almost £15 million in funding, the Minister of State for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson MP, announced today during a visit to Cambridge’s Sainsbury Laboratory.

Tracking inequality in India: the story of a pioneer

4 July 2017

India’s booming business centres and gleaming shopping malls mask a grimmer reality. While one section of the population gets richer, another section gets poorer. In the countryside, farmers and others ‘left behind’ by the economic surge find themselves in increasingly desperate circumstances. In many cases their plight, exacerbated by crippling debt, has led to suicide.

World’s oldest, illustrated Sanskrit manuscript launches India Unboxed film series

12 June 2017

What connects a head-hunter’s trophy, a meteorite, Hercules, a painting of a Hindu temple, an ornate desk, a brass instrument, a tin of tea (unopened), an exotic orchid, a gharial, stacks of home movies and 8,000 lines of Sanskrit manuscript?

Cambridge and India

"For over 150 years, the University of Cambridge has had a close relationship with India based on academic partnership and lasting friendships. India matters to Cambridge. And there has never been a better time to engage with its culture, its knowledge, science and technology, its world-view and, above all, the talents of its people.”

Prof Sir Leszek Borysiewicz,
Vice-Chancellor

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