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

Engineering future scientists

Engineering future scientists

Children are often asked: ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ It’s a difficult question to answer. And if a child has not been exposed to a broad range of career opportunities, their choice of responses may be limited.

21 May 2018Read in full

Andy Neely (L) and  Chris Abell

University of Cambridge sets the pace for healthy lifestyles and sustainable travel

The University of Cambridge, is launching a cycling campaign today (14th May) at its new community, Eddington, to promote sustainable travel and healthy living. Coined the ‘Eddington Number’ campaign, the initiative was devised to build upon the rising number of sustainable journeys already taking place across Cambridge and the surrounding area.

14 May 2018Read in full

Academy of Medical Sciences announces 2018 Fellowships

Academy of Medical Sciences announces 2018 Fellowships

Eight Cambridge academics are among 48 of the UK’s world leading researchers who have been elected to join the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

11 May 2018Read in full

artist's impression of regeneration area

Proposals for the regeneration of Old Press/ Mill Lane receive strong support

Cambridge University, together with Pembroke, Darwin and Queens’ Colleges have revealed the strong level of support for their plans to regenerate the Old Press / Mill Lane area.

11 May 2018Read in full

The Royal Society

The Royal Society announces 2018 Fellows

Four Cambridge academics are among the new Fellows announced this week by the Royal Society and chosen for their outstanding contributions to science.

10 May 2018Read in full

Lake near Sudbury, Ontario

Greenhouse gas ‘feedback loop’ discovered in freshwater lakes

Latest research finds plant debris in lake sediment affects methane emissions. The flourishing reed beds created by changing climates could threaten to double the already significant methane production of the world’s northern lakes.

8 May 2018Read in full

Mouse model of Alzheimer's disease

Brain cholesterol associated with increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers have shown how cholesterol – a molecule normally linked with cardiovascular diseases – may also play an important role in the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

8 May 2018Read in full

Lynn Gladden / Credit: Jason Alden/QEPrize

Professor Lynn Gladden named Executive Chair of EPSRC

Professor Lynn Gladden CBE, FRS, FREng has been selected to be the next Executive Chair of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), as announced today by Science Minister Sam Gyimah. She will take up the role in October, succeeding Professor Philip Nelson who will step down at the end of September.

4 May 2018Read in full

Collecting the Boeing Innovation Award

University of Cambridge wins Boeing Innovation Award

The University of Cambridge’s ‘outstanding performance’ in research and development has been recognised by Boeing in its 2017 Supplier of the Year Awards.

4 May 2018Read in full

Library Tower/ Image credit: Sir Cam

'Tall Tales: Secrets of the Tower' opens to the public

It is an icon of the Cambridge skyline that has inspired authors from CS Lewis to Stephen Fry – and been an enduring source of undergraduate legend for its mythical collection of Victorian pornography.

3 May 2018Read in full

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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.