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
Address: The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge
Postcode: CB2 1TN
Country: United Kingdom
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

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Cambridge start-up wins big at annual 'Business Weekly' awards

A Cambridge start-up created out of a research group at the University’s Department of Engineering has won a prestigious award.

14 May 2017Read in full

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Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker comes to Cambridge

Hailed as “one of the most important artists in any medium”, the award-winning and Oscar-nominated Italian documentary filmmaker Gianfranco Rosi is coming to Cambridge this month as filmmaker-in-residence at Cambridge University’s Centre for Film and Screen.

12 May 2017Read in full

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The Academy of Medical Sciences announces new Fellows for 2017

Nine researchers from the University of Cambridge are among 46 world leading UK researchers who have been elected to the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

11 May 2017Read in full

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Opinion: Neuralink wants to wire your brain to the internet – what could possibly go wrong?

A company in Silicon Valley claims to be developing a "whole brain interface” for communicating wirelessly with the world. Christopher Markou from Cambridge University's Faculty of Law isn't overly keen...

8 May 2017Read in full

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Cambridge finishes in the top 10 and secures place in final of construction competition

Two teams of Cambridge Engineering students have achieved second and ninth place in the first phase of a global construction competition, with one team through to the final.

8 May 2017Read in full

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Study highlights growing significance of cryptocurrencies

More than 3 million people (three times previous estimates) are estimated to be actively using cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, finds the first global cryptocurrency benchmarking study by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance.

8 May 2017Read in full

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Cambridge lecturer moves one step closer to becoming Canada’s next astronaut

Cambridge lecturer Dr Jenni Sidey has made it through to the final rounds of assessments in the Canadian Space Agency’s (CSA) Astronaut Recruitment Campaign.

2 May 2017Read in full


Cambridge named as a centre for the UK Dementia Research Institute

The University of Cambridge has been announced as one of the centres that will form the UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) alongside Cardiff University, the University of Edinburgh, Imperial College London and King’s College London.

28 April 2017Read in full

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University of Cambridge seeks first professor of innovation

The University of Cambridge is to appoint its first professor of innovation, funded by an inventor with more than 400 patents to his name.

28 April 2017Read in full

Study identifies genes that influence timing of puberty and alter risk of several cancers

Study identifies genes that influence timing of puberty and alter risk of several cancers

The largest genomic analysis of puberty timing in men and women conducted to date has identified 389 genetic signals associated with puberty timing, four times the number that were previously known.

27 April 2017Read in full

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Festival of Ideas 2017: Design Fiction Jam - Wondrous Wearables

21 Oct 2017 Makespace

The Wearable Tech Fairy grants you a wish! Anything you can dream of, with any amazing powers you can imagine - as long as it's wearable. And in return? You have to tell her a story.

Festival of Ideas: Why shopping on the internet is not always a pleasant experience

28 Oct 2017Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, CB1 1PT

Consumer psychologist Dr Cathrine Jansson-Boyd talks about the factors that can play an important role in whether consumers have a satisfactory online shopping experience.