University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is acknowledged as one of the world's leading higher education and research institutions. The University was instrumental in the formation of the Cambridge Network and its Vice- Chancellor, Professor Stephen Toope, is also the President of the Cambridge Network.

Telephone: 01223 337 733
Address: The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge
Postcode: CB2 1TN
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.cam.ac.uk
Membership type:Founder Member

The University of Cambridge consists of over 100 departments, faculties and schools plus a central administration, most of which have their own web sites. If you are looking for information from or about a specific department, you can find details and their web pages by going to their website at www.cam.ac.uk

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Brain training app helps reduce OCD symptoms, study finds

A ‘brain training’ app developed at the University of Cambridge could help people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) manage their symptoms, which may typically include excessive handwashing and contamination fears.

24 October 2018Read in full

Cambridge Festival of Ideas week 2

Cambridge Festival of Ideas: top picks for week 2

Immigration in post-Brexit Britain, migration issues in the EU, religious and political extremism and revenge porn top the bill during the second week of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas.

22 October 2018Read in full

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Collaboration targets hard-to-treat cancers

Cambridge leads a £10 million interdisciplinary collaboration to target the most challenging of cancers.

18 October 2018Read in full

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Cambridge team develops technique to ‘listen’ to a patient’s brain during tumour surgery

Surgeons could soon eavesdrop on a patient’s brain activity during surgery to remove their brain tumour, helping improve the accuracy of the operation and reduce the risk of impairing brain function.

17 October 2018Read in full

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New legal tool aims to increase openness, sharing and innovation in global biotechnology

A new easy-to-use legal tool that enables exchange of biological material between research institutes and companies has just been launched.

15 October 2018Read in full

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Graphene may exceed bandwidth demands of future telecommunications

Researchers from the Cambridge Graphene Centre, together with industrial and academic collaborators within the European Graphene Flagship project, showed that integrated graphene-based photonic devices offer a solution for the next generation of optical communications.

15 October 2018Read in full

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European research network aims to tackle problematic internet use

A pan-European network to tackle problematic internet usage officially has been launched with the publication of its manifesto, setting out the important questions that need to be addressed by the research community.

12 October 2018Read in full

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Cambridge Festival of Ideas: how do we secure our food supply in a changing world?

According to the landmark report released on Monday by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which called for immediate action, we are facing a rapidly approaching future of extreme heat, drought and floods – and with these weather extremes potential agricultural crises.

11 October 2018Read in full

Radical markets: uprooting capitalism and democracy for a just society

The Bennett Institute for Public Policy at the University of Cambridge is holding an event with Glen Weyl, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and Visiting Senior Research Scholar at Yale, on his new book Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society on Wednesday 31 October 2018 (5–6pm).

10 October 2018Read in full

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Scientists develop mouse ‘embryo-like structures’ with organisation along body’s major axes

A team of scientists at the University of Cambridge has developed an artificial mouse embryo-like structure capable of forming the three major axes of the body. The technique, reported in the journal Nature, could reduce the use of mammalian embryos in research.

5 October 2018Read in full

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Glen Weyl on 'Radical markets: uprooting capitalism and democracy for a just society'

31 Oct 2018 GR06/07 at the Faculty of English, 9 West Road, CB3 9DP

The Bennett Institute for Public Policy at the University of Cambridge is holding an event with Glen Weyl, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and Visiting Senior Research Scholar at Yale, on his new book Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society.

19/10/2018

Business Developer/Research & Innovation Engineer in Optoelectronics and Photonics

A position exists for an experienced Business Developer/Research & Innovation Engineer (BD/RIE) who will work with and support b...

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
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11/10/2018

Principal IT Support Technician

We are looking for an experienced IT Technician to join the Information and Computing Services Group (ICS) based at the Departme...

Location: Cambridge
Salary: Competitive
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