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

Stormzy and students at Senate House/Credit: Mabdulle

Stormzy unveils Cambridge scholarships

British musician Stormzy has announced the ‘The Stormzy Scholarship’, a brand new studentship scheme for University of Cambridge students which will see four British black students provided with financial support during their degree courses.

16 August 2018Read in full

Credit: U.S. Army

‘Believing you’re a winner’ gives men a testosterone boost and promiscuous disposition

New findings suggest that the male body tries to “optimise” self-perceived improvements in social status through hormonal shifts that promote “short-term mating”.

10 August 2018Read in full

Agri-food robotics workshop

Agri-food robotics: addressing the challenges, opportunities and threats

World-leading researchers in food sustainability challenges united at the AgriFood Robotics Workshop and Hackathon held at the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering recently.

10 August 2018Read in full

3D printing

Technology and turf

3D printing holds great potential for hospitals, but a study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School cautions that such tech advances also risk tensions through workplace “boundary” disputes.

9 August 2018Read in full

Storey's Field centre, Eddington

Open Cambridge prepares to reveal the city’s past, present and future

Would you like to encounter the supernatural at Christ’s College, see behind the doors of Cambridge mosque, find out what’s going on at the city’s newest neighbourhood, Eddington, or explore gender and sexual identities at the Fitzwilliam Museum? If the answer is yes, Open Cambridge offers an abundance of events for the curious minded.

9 August 2018Read in full

Jurong Island  Credit: William Cho

The ‘brain’ that’s helping reduce carbon emissions

From their base halfway across the globe in Singapore, Cambridge researchers are working with colleagues from around the world to reduce carbon emissions in industry.

7 August 2018Read in full

Caucher Birkar

Cambridge mathematician awarded 2018 Fields Medal

University of Cambridge mathematician Caucher Birkar has been named one of four recipients of the 2018 Fields medals, the most prestigious awards in mathematics.

2 August 2018Read in full

maggots

Maggots and rotting food waste: a new recipe for sustainable fish and animal feed

In a warehouse to the northeast of Cambridge are shelves upon shelves of trays teeming with maggots, munching their way through a meal of rotting fruit and vegetables.

1 August 2018Read in full

Loneliness is contagious – and here's how to beat it

Loneliness is contagious – and here's how to beat it

One in three adults is affected by loneliness. It's time for us to take a risk and let others into our lives, says Olivia Remes, PhD candidate at the Cambridge Institute of Public Health, writing for The Conversation.

18 July 2018Read in full

Cheque presentation on Clare College bridge

University of Cambridge Catering Managers’ Committee raises £13,778.43 for charity

The Catering Managers’ Committee (CMC) Biennial Charity Ball, held at Churchill College on Saturday 6th January 2018, successfully raised £13,778.43 for local charities Head To Toe and East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) who will both receive a donation of £6,889.21.

16 July 2018Read in full

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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.