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Archaeologists found bread remains that predate agriculture

Archaeologists found bread remains that predate agriculture

The recently published study finds remains of the oldest evidence for bread baked by hunter-gatherers 14,400 years ago. The paper was co-authored by Monica Nicolaides Ramsey from the McDonald Institute of Archaeological Research at University of Cambridge.

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Charlotte Payne wins Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Award

Charlotte Payne wins Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Award

Charlotte Payne was one of the winners announced at the awards ceremony at the Old Schools in Cambridge on 9 July, 2018. The awards recognise and reward those whose research has led to excellent impact beyond academia, whether on the economy, society, culture, public policy or services, health, the environment or quality of life.

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Meet Dr Stéphanie Swarbreck

By contributing her expertise on nitrogen to a chain of skills, Stephanie aims to translate her fundamental science into positive benefits for farming and for the environment.

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Successful networking event for early career researchers

Successful networking event for early career researchers

Twenty five early career researchers from eight departments across the University met at a networking event yesterday at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.

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Made in the Sainsbury Lab

Made in the Sainsbury Lab

Can technology create better food? The BBC interviewed Giles Oldroyd and Ottoline Leyser of the Sainsbury Laboratory at Cambridge University.

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