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

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 Science Festival: what does the future of healthcare look like?

Is genomics the future of healthcare? How ready are we for the infectious diseases of the future? What exactly should we be eating and how should we be exercising to stay healthy?

8 February 2018Read in full

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Artificial intelligence is growing up fast: what’s next for thinking machines?

Our lives are already enhanced by AI – or at least an AI in its infancy – with technologies using algorithms that help them to learn from our behaviour. As AI grows up and starts to think, not just to learn, we ask how human-like do we want their intelligence to be and what impact will machines have on our jobs?

7 February 2018Read in full

Orchids 2018: How to build an orchid

Orchids 2018: How to build an orchid

This year, Cambridge University Botanic Garden’s ‘how to build an orchid’ exhibition is going back to basics as it reveals, from the root up, what makes an orchid an orchid.

6 February 2018Read in full

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Preparing for the future: artificial intelligence and us

As the University of Cambridge begins a month-long focus on research related to artificial intelligence, four researchers reflect on the power of a technology to impact nearly every aspect of modern life – and why we need to be ready.

6 February 2018Read in full

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Zero gravity graphene promises success in space

In a series of experiments conducted last month, Cambridge researchers experienced weightlessness testing graphene’s application in space.

1 February 2018Read in full

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Regional teaching hub is launched

The University of Cambridge launches a regional teaching hub to inspire teachers and children.

31 January 2018Read in full

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New £42m research institute to boost evidence on improving care in the NHS

A new research institute led by the University of Cambridge is seeking to create a world-leading asset for the NHS by improving the science behind healthcare organisation and delivery.

30 January 2018Read in full

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Think of honeybees as ‘livestock’ not wildlife, argue experts

Contrary to public perception, die-offs in honeybee colonies are an agricultural not a conservation issue, argue Cambridge researchers, who say that manged honeybees may contribute to the genuine biodiversity crisis of Europe’s declining wild pollinators.

29 January 2018Read in full

Cambridge hosts regional final of robotics competition

Building life skills – Cambridge hosts regional final of robotics competition

Children and teenagers from across East Anglia descended upon Cambridge University's Department of Engineering for the regional final of a global robotics-based life skills competition.

29 January 2018Read in full

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Plants increase flower production within a day of soil nutrient application

The molecular mechanisms enabling plants to quickly adapt their rate of flower production in response to changing nutrient levels in soil have been revealed by researchers at the Sainsbury Laboratory.

26 January 2018Read in full

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Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt

Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt

24 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018Cambridge University Botanic Gardens

Family fun exploring the 40 acres of Cambridge University Botanic Garden this Easter and discover where the Lindt Gold Bunny is hiding.

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.


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