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

Canola crop with wheat crop in background

Major funding announced for new crop sciences research centre

Over £30m has been announced for a new Cambridge Centre for Crop Science that will focus on linking with farming and food industries to translate research into real world impact.

12 July 2017Read in full

AI brain - graphic /University of Cambridge

Science fiction vs science fact: world’s leading AI experts come to Cambridge

Some of the world’s leading thinkers and practitioners in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) will gather in Cambridge this week to look at everything from the influence of science fiction on our dreams of the future, to ‘trust in the age of intelligent machines’.

11 July 2017Read in full

Supercar displayed at Caius in honour of Professor Malcolm Smith

Supercar displayed at Caius in honour of Professor Malcolm Smith

The latest McLaren supercar was displayed at Gonville & Caius College in Cambridge last week in honour of a professor whose research helped revolutionise suspension systems in motorsport.

10 July 2017Read in full

Cambridge engineer Dr Jenni Sidey

Cambridge’s Dr Jenni Sidey selected as Canada’s newest astronaut

Dr Jenni Sidey has been recruited to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) following a year-long evaluation.

5 July 2017Read in full

Andrea Ferrari receives Knighthood from the Italian Republic

Professor Andrea Ferrari receives Knighthood from the Italian Republic

Professor Andrea Ferrari, founding Director of the Cambridge Graphene Centre at the University of Cambridge, has been awarded the decoration of Knight Officer of the Order of the Star of Italy.

3 July 2017Read in full

Cambridge engineer Dr Jenni Sidey

Cambridge young engineer wins Academy Award

Cambridge engineer Dr Jenni Sidey has received a prestigious award at the Royal Academy of Engineering Awards Dinner. She was one of five winners of the RAEng Engineers Trust 'Young Engineer of the Year' competition.

3 July 2017Read in full

Kiauea / Credit: Clare Donaldson

‘Bulges’ in volcanoes could be used to predict eruptions

A team of researchers from the University of Cambridge has developed a new way of measuring the pressure inside volcanoes, and found that it can be a reliable indicator of future eruptions.

30 June 2017Read in full

Milner Therapeutics Institute: a drug discovery ecosystem

Milner Therapeutics Institute: a drug discovery ecosystem

Tony Kouzarides is passionate about ecosystems: well-balanced communities that flourish on mutual and dynamic interactions. But the ecosystems that excite him are not made up of plants, animals and environments. They’re made up of experts.

29 June 2017Read in full

Granular materials

Study reveals mysterious equality with which grains pack it in

For the first time, researchers have been able to test a theory explaining the physics of how substances like sand and gravel pack together, helping them to understand more about some of the most industrially-processed materials on the planet.

28 June 2017Read in full

Medication  / Credit: Gatis Gribusts

Drugs: how to pick a winner in clinical trials

When a drug fails late on in clinical trials it’s a major setback for launching new medicines. It can cost millions, even billions, of research and development funds. Now, an ‘adaptive’ approach to clinical trials and a genetic tool for predicting success are increasing the odds of picking a winner.

28 June 2017Read in full

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