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Stansted's Sustainable Development Plan highlights growth potential of existing runway

Stansted's Sustainable Development Plan highlights growth potential of existing runway

London Stansted Airport has published its Sustainable Development Plan (SDP), setting out how the airport will be developed over the next 10-15 years to make use of the existing single runway.

05/03/2015Read in full

City Council signs up to new environmental statement

Cambridge City Council has developed and adopted a detailed new Environmental Statement that commits it to a comprehensive range of actions to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and climate change impacts, and promotes a high quality and sustainable environment in the city.

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Life Sciences & Society

Events focus on personal data and personalised medicine

A new era of personalised medicine is becoming a reality with the 100,000 Genomes Project in the UK and US President Obama last month announcing his precision medicine initiative. As personalised medicine comes into focus, so does the accompanying debate over the challenges and potential of big data.

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Cambridge Nanotherm hosts LED thermal management workshops

Cambridge Nanotherm workshops on Thermal Management for LEDs will take place at Osram-hosted events on the afternoon of 14th April in Manchester and 16th April in Reading. Cambridge Nanotherm is also a key sponsor.

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Amazon deforestation ‘threshold’ causes species loss to accelerate

One of the largest area studies of forest loss impacting biodiversity shows that a third of the Amazon is headed toward or has just past a threshold of forest cover below which species loss is faster and more damaging. Researchers call for conservation policy to switch from targeting individual landowners to entire regions.

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IET promotes engineering at the Science Festival

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) will be at the Cambridge Science Festival on 14 March with a stand to promote engineering and encourage children to take an interest in technology.

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Cameras in drones: rapid progress for $1 billion plus non-military market

Most drones are and will remain electric as detailed in the new IDTechEx report, Electric Drones: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) 2015-2025. Cameras of an increasing variety of types will be in more and more drones and they will become more versatile, lighter weight, more robust and lower cost as they are used for many purposes beyond navigation and surveillance.

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Making light of art and science

During the UNESCO international year of light, the Cambridge Science Festival 2015, which starts on Monday (March 9th) and runs for two weeks, is staging a series of events that reveal what different uses of light can teach us about the history of human society, how it has helped us make sense of the world we live in and what it could teach us about humanity’s future directions.

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Anglia Ruskin half marathon team

Nearly 100 staff and students take on city race

Nearly 100 runners will represent Anglia Ruskin University at this weekend’s Saucony Cambridge Half Marathon.

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AstraZeneca to participate in US FDA Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee

AstraZeneca has announced it will participate in the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee meeting on 14 April 2015 to discuss the results of the Saxagliptin Assessment of Vascular Outcomes Recorded in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus (SAVOR) trial for ONGLYZA® (saxagliptin) and Kombiglyze® XR (saxagliptin and metformin HCI extended-release).

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Anthony Day, owner of Caffe Sicilia

Cambridge Regional College celebrates 500th alumnus

Cambridge café owner Anthony Day has become the 500th member of Cambridge Regional College’s Alumni Association – a milestone mark for the new organisation.

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A lasting power of attorney is not just for the old

Anyone who owns property or has children should have a will and lasting power of attorney in place, says Martin-Redman Partners.

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People use handshakes to sniff each other out

Limp or firm, your handshake conveys subliminal social cues. Now, research reveals it also transmits chemical signals that could explain why the greeting evolved in the first place.

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Robotic tractors and geo-tagged cows could represent farming’s future

Robotic tractors and geo-tagged cows could be the future of farming as the agriculture industry meets the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Hannah’s work puts women in the picture

Anglia Ruskin University is hosting a rare public lecture by internationally-acclaimed photographer Hannah Starkey next Monday (9 March).

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Adrian Hillcoat and Paul Jackson, MD of Forward Composites

e-Go Aeroplanes chooses Forward Composites to provide production wings

e-Go Aeroplanes has entered into a contract with Forward Composites in Huntingdon to manufacture their wing sets.

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What can scientists learn from Facebook?

Could Facebook help to build bridges between societies around the world? Could it even hold the key to understanding our feelings of love, or really help us find our perfect match?

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Linaro enables wider portability of high speed networking apps with OpenDataPlane v1.0

OpenDataPlane (ODP) enables proven software portability between network compute platforms, regardless of the underlying instruction set architecture (ISA), as well as transparent support for any hardware or software acceleration capability.

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Study examines forced migrants’ response to adversity

A new report in the BMJ Open journal shows the devastating effect a lack of social support can have on the resilience of people displaced by war.

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Paul Watson

Sepura appoints Paul Watson as Chief Operating Officer

Sepura is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Watson as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) with effect from 1st March.

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