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

Hip, knee and ankle joints analysed by the JSM algorithm

New 3D imaging analysis technique could lead to improved arthritis treatment

An algorithm to monitor the joints of patients with arthritis, which could change the way that the severity of the condition is assessed, has been developed by a team of engineers, physicians and radiologists led by the University of Cambridge.

20 June 2018Read in full

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How emotions shape our work life

Jochen Menges, an expert in organisational behaviour, thinks that emotions matter profoundly for employee performance and behaviour. His studies bring nuance to our understanding of how employees wish to feel at work.

19 June 2018Read in full

‘'Photographing Tutankhamun’ exhibition

‘Photographing Tutankhamun’ exhibition reveals historical context behind pioneering images

Iconic photography taken during the decade-long excavation of King Tutankhamun’s tomb has gone on display at Cambridge University’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA).

15 June 2018Read in full

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Study identifies key challenges when communicating potential policies

A team of Cambridge researchers sets out to define a new science for policy communications, with ambitions of finding the “Goldilocks zone” between too much and not enough information when informing both legislators and the public on complex issues.

15 June 2018Read in full

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Cambridge launches UK’s first quantum network

The UK’s first quantum network was launched yesterday (Weds) in Cambridge, enabling ‘unhackable’ communications, made secure by the laws of physics, between three sites around the city.

14 June 2018Read in full

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Mother’s attitude towards baby during pregnancy may have implications for child’s development

Mothers who ‘connect’ with their baby during pregnancy are more likely to interact in a more positive way with their infant after it is born, according to a study carried out at the University of Cambridge. Interaction is important for helping infants learn and develop.

13 June 2018Read in full

Unilever finalists

Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2018 now open for entries

Entries are now open for the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards, supporting and celebrating inspirational young people from all over the world who have initiatives, products or services that tackle the planet’s biggest sustainability challenges.

12 June 2018Read in full

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Genome-editing tool could increase cancer risk in cells, say researchers

More research needs to be done to understand whether CRISPR-Cas9 – molecular ‘scissors’ that make gene editing a possibility – may inadvertently increase cancer risk in cells, according to researchers from the University of Cambridge and the Karolinska Institutet.

12 June 2018Read in full

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Graphene paves the way to faster high-speed communications

Researchers have created a technology that could lead to new devices for faster, more reliable ultra-broad bandwidth transfers, and demonstrated how electrical fields boost the non-linear optical effects of graphene.

5 June 2018Read in full

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‘Carbon bubble’ coming that could wipe trillions from the global economy – study

Macroeconomic simulations show rates of technological change in energy efficiency and renewable power are likely to cause a sudden drop in demand for fossil fuels, potentially sparking a global financial crisis. Experts call for a “carefully managed” shift to low-carbon investments and policies to deflate this “carbon bubble”.

5 June 2018Read in full

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Sounds Green

Sounds Green

4 Jul 2018Cambridge University Botanic Gardens

Cambridge University Botanic Garden is delighted to open its gates late on Wednesday evenings throughout July to host another season of exciting, open-air music from Cambridge Summer Music.

Summer at the Museums

Summer at the Museums

25 Jul 2018Cambridge University Botanic Gardens

Summer at the Museums brings you everything from hands-on activities and storytelling, to drop-in events and museum trails.

Apple Day

Apple Day

21 Oct 2018Cambridge University Botanic Gardens

A family favourite and chance to celebrate all things apple; including
apple tastings, apple identification, cultivation advice plus craft activities,
local craft and produce stalls, free Garden seasonal autumn highlight
tours, live music and pop-up food trucks.