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

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

Woman contemplates sunrise / Credit: Leon Biss

Sense of control and meaning helps protect women from anxiety, study suggests

People who feel in control of their lives and who find purpose and meaning in life are less likely to have anxiety disorders even when going through the toughest times, according to a study led by the University of Cambridge.

25 April 2018Read in full

Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

New home for Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology officially opened

A new home for the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology on the University’s West Cambridge site was formally opened yesterday (Tues) by the University Chancellor, The Lord Sainsbury of Turville.

25 April 2018Read in full

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Interdisciplinary Award to create the first fully-functional bioengineered bile duct

Dr Athina Markaki and Dr Alexander Justin of the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering along with Professor Ludovic Vallier, Dr Fotios Sampaziotis (Wellcome – MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute) and Mr Kourosh Saeb-Parsy (Department of Surgery) have been awarded a Rosetrees Trust Award for Interdisciplinary Research between the Departments of Engineering and Medicine.

24 April 2018Read in full

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Cambridge joins collaborative project to strengthen the Internet of Things

The Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), part of the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering, has been selected to help enhance the Internet of Things (IoT) as part of a new collaborative project.

23 April 2018Read in full

credit: Nick Rutter / Pint of Science

Cambridge engineering research served up at Pint of Science festival

What is the nanoscale and just how will we be interacting with computer interfaces in the future? Cambridge engineers will discuss these topics at the upcoming Pint of Science festival.

23 April 2018Read in full

Bicycles at Trinity College

Environmental report highlights Cambridge’s progress towards sustainability goals

The University of Cambridge has published its Environmental Sustainability Report 2017, setting out its progress over the past 12 months, including key achievements and where there is room for improvement.

19 April 2018Read in full

 Cambridge Biomed Campus

New innovation hub aims to take a 'moon shot' at cystic fibrosis

Almost 30 years on from the discovery of the genetic defect that causes cystic fibrosis, treatment options are still limited and growing antibiotic resistance presents a grave threat. Now, a team of researchers from across Cambridge, in a major new centre supported by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, hopes to turn fortunes around.

19 April 2018Read in full

Conceptual image of spin current flow in a superconductor

Some superconductors can also carry currents of ‘spin’

Researchers have shown that certain superconductors – materials that carry electrical current with zero resistance at very low temperatures – can also carry currents of ‘spin’. The successful combination of superconductivity and spin could lead to a revolution in high-performance computing, by dramatically reducing energy consumption.

18 April 2018Read in full

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‘Cognitive flexibility’ associated with voting attitudes in EU Referendum, study finds

Latest research combining social and political surveys with objective cognitive testing suggests that “cognitive flexibility” contributes to formation of ideology. The study finds correlations between cognitive thinking styles and support for Brexit.

18 April 2018Read in full

 Demonstration / Credit: Alice Donovan Rouse

New Cambridge institute to tackle policy challenges in our age of disruption

A major gift from Cambridge alumnus and philanthropist Peter Bennett has enabled the launch of a groundbreaking new institute at the University of Cambridge dedicated to researching solutions to some of the greatest challenges facing society in the 21st century.

17 April 2018Read in full

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Festival of Plants

Festival of Plants

19 May 2018Cambridge University Botanic Gardens

A fun-filled, fact-finding, family day out showcasing the
fascinating world of plants and the science they support.

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.