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Cambridge Index advances 2.6%

The Cambridge Index climbed 2.6% or 478.5 points to 18,968.5, as six of the top ten index heavyweights posted weekly gains to their share prices.

28/04/2015Read in full

Cambridge BID announces fund for creative projects

Cambridge BID announces fund for creative projects

Cambridge Business Improvement District (BID) is inviting organisations across Cambridge to apply for a share of £10,000 of funding towards a creative or engaging project that will help promote the city centre or support city centre businesses, between now and April 2016.

28/04/2015Read in full

Nepal Earthquake 2015 aftermath Credit: Krish Dulal

Nepal shows its vulnerability after devastating earthquake

Following the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal this weekend, Simon Redfern, Professor in Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge, explains in The Conversation how a combination of factors has come together with fatal consequences.

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Adult Volvox spheroid containing multiple embryos

Upside down and inside out

Researchers have captured the first 3D video of a living algal embryo turning itself inside out, from a sphere to a mushroom shape and back again. The results could help unravel the mechanical processes at work during a similar process in animals, which has been called the “most important time in your life."

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Embedded Systems Conference

The Raspberry Pi – hero or zero? (an industry perspective)

In the run up to The UK Device Developers' Conference, a conference for professional embedded systems engineers and realtime software developers, this article takes a look at the Raspberry Pi from an industry perspective.

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First call for proposals: Interreg North-West Europe Programme 2014-2020

The first call under the new Interreg North-West Europe Programme has been launched, with a deadline for concept notes of 18th May 2015.

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Apprenticeships: the new deal

Further changes to the structure of apprenticeships which officially launch at the end of May should make them more attractive to employers.

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Single cells seen in unprecedented detail

Single cells seen in unprecedented detail

Researchers have developed a large-scale sequencing technique called Genome and Transcriptome Sequencing (G&T-seq) that reveals, simultaneously, the unique genome sequence of a single cell and the activity of genes within that single cell.

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Tame your computer - nifty numbering

In her regular series for Cambridge Network members, software training expert Karen Roem offers handy tips to help you 'Tame your computer'. This week she describes how to change the starting page number in the header or footer (Microsoft Excel*)...

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£80 million terminal transformation at Stansted: phase 2 complete

£80 million terminal transformation at Stansted: phase 2 complete

Phase two of Stansted Airport’s £80m investment to transform the terminal building and improve services and facilities for passengers was officially opened today by MAG Chief Executive, Charlie Cornish.

27/04/2015Read in full

Ignite 2015: fast-tracking innovation to commercial reality

Are you an ambitious researcher, engineer or scientist looking to transform an innovation and prepare it for commercial reality? Are you looking to invigorate innovation within your company, build skills and strengths in the R&D teams, maximise the potential of new ideas and revitalise business in these tough economic times?

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ON Helix: research conference for the life science industry and academia

ON Helix: research conference for the life science industry and academia

As a member of One Nucleus, Cambridge Science Park is encouraging companies and individuals involved with life sciences and academia to attend ON Helix, taking place on 14 July 2015 at the Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Cambridge

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CDP device addresses maternal mortality

Cambridge Design Partnership develops device to help address global maternal mortality

Innovative technology and design partner Cambridge Design Partnership today announced that it has developed a novel Uterine Balloon Tamponade (UBT). This medical device is designed to help healthcare workers respond to life threatening situations experienced by mothers after childbirth, specifically in low resource settings.

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Cambridge Building Society's Cash for the Community 2015: the results!

Cambridge Building Society's Cash for the Community 2015: the results!

The 15 worthy beneficiaries of this year’s Cambridge Building Society Cash for the Community campaign were celebrated at a special event where it was announced how much of a share of £10,000 each would receive.

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Andrew Spinks, B&C Farming

Extracting business benefit from 'big data'

Data rich and information poor is an issue facing many growers and a compelling reason for Andrew Spinks, technical manager for Marsham-based B&C Farming Ltd, to get involved in Agri-Tech East’s Big Data Special Interest Group. The SIG aims to help the industry improve the management and interpretation of agri-data for commercial benefit and the launch event is hosted by Plextek on the 29th April.

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How to 'learn' talent - the Ed Sheeran way

Some would say that you are either born with a talent or you are not; to be talented at something is a natural gift, rather than something you can learn.

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Birketts supports 'Walking With The Wounded'

Birketts, the award-winning, top 100 law firm based in the East of England, has announced that it has entered eight teams into this year’s 'Walking With The Wounded’ Cumbrian Challenge.

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Somersault named as top UK video production agency

Somersault named as top UK video production agency

At the 2015 Recommended Agency Awards last week, Somersault happily brought home the award for the TV/video/audio production category. The awards recognise some of the top marketing agencies in the country across a variety of disciplines. The winners are chosen based on how their clients have rated their performance over the past year.

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British business in Romania set for new boost

Regional businesses are being encouraged to look to Eastern Europe’s ‘tiger’ economy during a trade mission visit to Romania. The mission to Bucharest is being organised by Enterprise Europe Network and the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce, 29th June to 1st July 2015 to enable local businesses to tap into the high growth opportunities just over two hours from home.

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Pint of Science

Have a seat – and drink a ‘Pint of Science’

Two researchers from Cambridge University's Department of Engineering will hold talks during Cambridge’s Pint of Science event in pubs across the city next month.

27/04/2015Read in full

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