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 Sir Leszek Borysiewicz is also the President of the Cambridge Network.

Telephone: 01223 337 733
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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

Sample circuit printed on fabric / Credit: Felice Torrisi

Fully integrated circuits printed directly onto fabric

Cambridge researchers have successfully incorporated washable, stretchable and breathable electronic circuits into fabric, opening up new possibilities for smart textiles and wearable electronics.

21 November 2017Read in full

The Tiger Jigsaw Credit: D T G Galhena

Photo competition captures the beauty of engineering

Crystal tigers, metal peacock feathers and a 'nano man' are just some of the striking images featured in the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering's annual photo competition, the winners of which have been announced this week.

21 November 2017Read in full

Professor Greg Hannon

New Director of Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute announced

Professor Greg Hannon is announced as the new director of the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute.

17 November 2017Read in full

organoids/Wellcome/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute

‘Mini liver tumours’ created in a dish for the first time

Scientists have created mini biological models of human primary liver cancers, known as organoids, in the lab for the first time. In a paper published in Nature Medicine, the tiny laboratory models of tumours were used to identify a new drug that could potentially treat certain types of liver cancer.

17 November 2017Read in full

BT and Huawei: five year collaboration with Cambridge

BT and Huawei announce five year collaboration with Cambridge

BT and Huawei have announced a new five-year initiative which aims to see the two companies establish a joint research and collaboration group at the University of Cambridge.

17 November 2017Read in full

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Opinion: What can we learn about you from just one click?

How effective is psychological targeting in advertising? Dr Sandra Matz, a former PhD student at Cambridge now based at Columbia University, and her co-authors, including Dr David Stillwell from the Cambridge Psychometrics Centre, have published a new study which demonstrates that companies only need one Facebook ‘like’ to effectively target potential customers.

16 November 2017Read in full

Abdominal aortic aneurysm  Credit: Arindam Chaudhuri

Keyhole surgery more effective than open surgery for ruptured aneurysm

The use of keyhole surgery to repair ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is both clinically and cost effective and should be adopted more widely, concludes a randomised trial published by The BMJ.

16 November 2017Read in full

Paul Johnson head of IFS to lecture in Cambridge

'Choices in public policy: evidence, fairness and the art of the possible’ is the title of a lecture by Paul Johnson, Chief Executive of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, taking place on Monday 4 December at Jesus College, Cambridge.

15 November 2017Read in full

Project by student architects at the University of Cambridge

Can you support 'a space to study'?

A live build project by first-year architects at the University of Cambridge seeks support from local businesses.

14 November 2017Read in full

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Children with disabilities are being denied equal opportunities for a quality education

Researchers from the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education have produced a new report on the current state of education for children with disabilities in both England and India.

14 November 2017Read in full

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'Choices in public policy: evidence, fairness and the art of the possible’

4 Dec 2017Jesus College, Cambridge

A lecture by Paul Johnson, Chief Executive of the Institute for Fiscal Studies