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Black researchers shaping the future

10 October 2018

As the UK marks Black History Month, researchers from across the University talk about their route to Cambridge, their inspiration and their motivation.

Muslims leaving prison talk about the layers of their lives

15 August 2018

The Lammy Review in 2017 drew attention to inequalities among black, Asian and minority ethnic people in the criminal justice system. It also flagged the over-representation of Muslims in prisons. Research by Dr Ryan Williams explores the sensitivities around this topic.

Military spending did not “crowd out” welfare in Middle East prior to Arab Spring

24 July 2018

Findings dispute “guns versus butter” narrative as a major factor behind the Arab Spring. Researchers caution against uncritically applying lessons from Western nations to interpret public policy decisions in the Middle East.

Thatcher papers for 1988 reveal her 'deep enthusiasm' for the single market

21 July 2018

Margaret Thatcher’s infamous Bruges speech – which helped to coin the phrase ‘Euroscepticism’ – was never intended to be an anti-European diatribe, according to newly-released archive material by the Churchill Archives Centre and the Margaret Thatcher Foundation.

Cambridge and Shandong University sign agreement to support innovation and entrepreneurship

31 May 2018

The University of Cambridge has signed an agreement with one of China’s largest universities to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship in one of China’s fastest-growing high-tech clusters.