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Cambridge and India


The public eye?

6 February 2014

The largest biometric programme in history – collecting iris and fingerprint patterns of 1.2 billion people in three years – aims to improve the quality of life for some of India’s most disadvantaged and marginalised citizens by “giving the poor an identity.”

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‘Light skin’ gene mirrors socio-cultural boundaries in Indian population

13 November 2013

Latest research shows that the presence of the genetic mutation for lighter skin - found in “almost 100%” of Europeans - broadly conforms to many cultural and linguistic differences, as well as ancestral, in the wider Indian population.

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Cambridge University Press India collaborates with Indian Institute of Science

12 November 2013

Cambridge University Press India and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore have announced a new collaboration which will publish a series of new academic titles as part of the Cambridge IISc Series.

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Announcement of the Prathiba M Singh Cambridge Scholarship

30 October 2013

Prathiba M Singh, an Indian alumna of the Faculty of Law, has donated a scholarship that will allow other Indian students to complete an LLM at the world-renowned Cambridge Faculty of Law.

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