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

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The social enterprise greenhouse that helps businesses bloom

When it comes to starting social enterprises, Paul Tracey and Neil Stott would love "to see a thousand flowers bloom". But doing good for society isn’t as straightforward as it sounds and even the best ideas can fail. Their research aims to understand the elements that are needed to help social ventures thrive.

1 November 2017Read in full

Dr Volker Deringer

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships announced

Two prestigious Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships have been awarded to a researcher and an alumnus of Cambridge University's Department of Engineering.

30 October 2017Read in full

Cambridge Festival of Ideas prepares for a second packed weekend

Cambridge Festival of Ideas - the annual two-week celebration of arts, humanities and social sciences - draws to a close this weekend, following a packed programme of many sell-out events investigating the theme of truth.

26 October 2017Read in full

Scientists write ‘traps’ for light with tiny ink droplets

Scientists write ‘traps’ for light with tiny ink droplets

A microscopic ‘pen’ that is able to write structures small enough to trap and harness light using a commercially available printing technique could be used for sensing, biotechnology, lasers, and studying the interaction between light and matter.

25 October 2017Read in full

Haiti Earthquake

Machine learning used to predict earthquakes in a lab setting

A group of researchers from the UK and the US have used machine learning techniques to successfully predict earthquakes. Although their work was performed in a laboratory setting, the experiment closely mimics real-life conditions, and the results could be used to predict the timing of a real earthquake.

24 October 2017Read in full

Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis goes online

Step inside the mind of the young Stephen Hawking as his PhD thesis goes online

Stephen Hawking’s PhD thesis, ‘Properties of expanding universes’, has been made freely available to anyone, anywhere in the world, after being made accessible via the University of Cambridge’s Open Access repository, Apollo.

24 October 2017Read in full

Tasting tables at Apple Day

Celebrate all things apple on Apple Day

This Sunday (October 22nd) is Apple Day at Cambridge University Botanic Garden - a family favourite and a chance to celebrate all things apple!

20 October 2017Read in full

Cambridge Festival of Ideas programme cover

Cambridge Festival of Ideas prepares for a bumper first weekend

A packed programme of events focusing on the theme of ‘truth’ form part of the annual two-week celebration of arts, humanities and social sciences at the Cambridge Festival of Ideas this weekend.

19 October 2017Read in full

All the things / Credit: Harlow Heslop

Living in a material world: why 'things' matter

Things structure our lives. They enrich us, embellish us and express our hopes and fears. Here, four academics from different disciplines explain why understanding how we interact with our material world can reveal unparalleled insights into what it is to be human.

19 October 2017Read in full

International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) images

International Garden Photographer of the Year returns to Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Cambridge University Botanic Garden is delighted to host the prestigious International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) exhibition. A collection of winning images from its 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition will be on display in the Autumn Garden.

19 October 2017Read in full

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