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

 Stephen Hawking / Credit: Andre Pattenden

Taming the multiverse: Stephen Hawking’s final theory about the big bang

Professor Stephen Hawking’s final theory on the origin of the universe, which he worked on in collaboration with Professor Thomas Hertog from KU Leuven, has been published in the Journal of High Energy Physics.

3 May 2018Read in full

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Alcuin Lecture 2018 - 'Brexit: What happened and where do we go from here?'

Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs, Kings College London, and Director of UK in a Changing Europe, gives the Alcuin lecture next Tuesday (May 8th) at Main Lecture Theatre, Old Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge.

2 May 2018Read in full

Balme Library, University of Ghana, Legon  Credit: By OER Africa

African research celebrated as part of the 10th anniversary of the Cambridge-Africa Programme

The University of Cambridge programme supports research in Africa with 50 partner institutions across 18 countries.

2 May 2018Read in full

Reconnaissance flight over the Thwaites glacier

UK and US join forces to understand how quickly a massive Antarctic glacier could collapse

A Cambridge researcher will lead one of eight projects in a new joint UK-US research programme that is one of the most detailed and extensive examinations of a massive Antarctic glacier ever undertaken.

1 May 2018Read in full

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Cambridge receives £10 million in funding for new AI supercomputer

The UK’s fastest academic supercomputer, based at the University of Cambridge, will be made available to artificial intelligence (AI) technology companies from across the UK, in support of the government’s industrial strategy.

30 April 2018Read in full

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Meet the robot avatars helping Cambridge students combine education and motherhood

They are 40cm tall, made of white plastic, and don’t look like your average students, but robot avatars have taken their place in the classroom at Cambridge University – to help two mothers with new-born babies continue their Masters degrees in Genomic Medicine.

27 April 2018Read in full

Margaret Leinen at the 2012 AGU Fall Meeting

Gender inequality is ‘drowning out’ the voices of women scientists

A University of Cambridge researcher is calling for the voices of women to be given a fairer platform at a leading scientific conference.

26 April 2018Read in full

Woman contemplates sunrise / Credit: Leon Biss

Sense of control and meaning helps protect women from anxiety, study suggests

People who feel in control of their lives and who find purpose and meaning in life are less likely to have anxiety disorders even when going through the toughest times, according to a study led by the University of Cambridge.

25 April 2018Read in full

Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

New home for Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology officially opened

A new home for the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology on the University’s West Cambridge site was formally opened yesterday (Tues) by the University Chancellor, The Lord Sainsbury of Turville.

25 April 2018Read in full

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Interdisciplinary Award to create the first fully-functional bioengineered bile duct

Dr Athina Markaki and Dr Alexander Justin of the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering along with Professor Ludovic Vallier, Dr Fotios Sampaziotis (Wellcome – MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute) and Mr Kourosh Saeb-Parsy (Department of Surgery) have been awarded a Rosetrees Trust Award for Interdisciplinary Research between the Departments of Engineering and Medicine.

24 April 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.