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
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

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

Hauser Forum  Credit: Sir Cam

Opinion: What makes the Cambridge cluster special?

A combination of knowledge, expertise, support and infrastructure makes Cambridge one of the most enterprising and entrepreneurial cities in the world, says Andy Neely, Cambridge’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Enterprise and Business Relations, a role which oversees the University’s activities in innovation, commercialisation and entrepreneurship.

14 November 2017Read in full

Engineer Helen Cavill needs your votes

Engineer Helen Cavill needs your votes

University of Cambridge engineering alumna Helen Cavill (Wolfson College, 2009) has been shortlisted for WeAreTechWomen’s TechWomen50 Awards.

13 November 2017Read in full

The sundial pictured after excavation

Cambridge archaeologists uncover rare 2,000-year-old sundial during Roman theatre excavation

A 2,000-year-old intact and inscribed sundial – one of only a handful known to have survived – has been recovered during the excavation of a roofed theatre in the Roman town of Interamna Lirenas, near Monte Cassino, in Italy.

9 November 2017Read in full

Thinking  RFIP  Credit: Jacob Bøtter

Scientists identify mechanism that helps us inhibit unwanted thoughts

Scientists have identified a key chemical within the ‘memory’ region of the brain that allows us to suppress unwanted thoughts, helping explain why people who suffer from disorders such as anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and schizophrenia often experience persistent intrusive thoughts when these circuits go awry.

6 November 2017Read in full

Team takes top prize in international robotics competition

Cambridge team takes top prize in international robotics competition

A Cambridge student team has won first prize in an international robotics competition, with a robotic arm the students developed and programmed themselves.

3 November 2017Read in full

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Stephen Hawking endorses new £50 million centre

Gifts totalling more than £32 million, together with government funds of over £17 million, have enabled the launch of a highly innovative Centre in Cambridge that is pioneering new approaches to understand and treat neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, motor neurone disease and frontotemporal dementia.

2 November 2017Read in full

Cambridge Festival of Ideas closes with record attendance

Cambridge Festival of Ideas closes with record attendance

The tenth Cambridge Festival of Ideas has wrapped up after record attendances for the over 200 events dedicated to thought-provoking ideas and discussion.

2 November 2017Read in full

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