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

'Sustainable development: why is it so difficult?'

'Operationalising sustainable development: why is it so difficult?' is the subject of the fourth in the Distinguished Lecture Series organised by the University of Cambridge Centre for Sustainable Development.

25 March 2003Read in full

The Big Flood - an international scientific meeting at the Royal Society

Some fifty years ago, on the night of 31 January to 1 February 1953, a storm surge in the southern North Sea resulted in catastrophic flooding on the coasts of England and the Netherlands, claiming over 2,000 lives.

21 March 2003Read in full

Science Festival takes off

Brilliant sunshine brought huge crowds to the opening of the Cambridge Science Festival at the weekend and the excitement continues with a full programme of events until the closing day next Saturday.

19 March 2003Read in full

Getting their own back on cuckoos: Australian fairy-wrens have the last laugh

A team of scientists from Cambridge University and Bristol University, led by Dr Naomi Langmore of the Australian National University, has found that some Australian birds are one step ahead of their British counterparts in their ability to avoid being victimized by cuckoos.

14 March 2003Read in full

Cambridge Science Festival

At 10am on Saturday BBC Vets in Practice star Steve Leonard will launch this year's Cambridge Science Festival, an eight-day celebration of science that encompasses events and workshops aimed at every age group, from the toddler upwards.

13 March 2003Read in full

All-woman team to embark on expedition to South Pole

Members of a team of women aiming to ski across Antarctica to the South Pole are to give a public lecture on their planned expedition.

10 March 2003Read in full

Networking with industry

A major collaboration between the University of Cambridge and leading computer company Intel will be launched at the University's high-tech West Cambridge campus today (6 March 2003).

6 March 2003Read in full

Cambridge on tour

The University of Cambridge is reaching out to more potential students than ever before, with the Widening Participation team planning five Oxbridge conferences, over 50 school visits over the next few weeks, as well as the Young Black and Asian Achievers (YBAA) challenge.

4 March 2003Read in full

Professor Roger Needham, 1935-2003

Cambridge lost one of its most outstanding scientists this week with the death of Professor Roger Needham CBE FREng FRS.

4 March 2003Read in full

Advance in understanding effects of radiation

Cambridge scientists have identified a new molecule that seems to play a crucial role in protecting cells against radiation.

3 March 2003Read in full

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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.