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.
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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
Recent advances in brain imaging have enabled scientists to show for the first time that a key protein which causes nerve cell death spreads throughout the brain in Alzheimer’s disease – and hence that blocking its spread may prevent the disease from taking hold.
8 January 2018Read in full
A new and relatively simple technique for mapping the wiring of the brain has shown a correlation between how well connected an individual’s brain regions are and their intelligence, say researchers at the University of Cambridge.
3 January 2018Read in full
Researchers from the University of Cambridge have taken a peek into the secretive domain of quantum mechanics.
2 January 2018Read in full
It is theoretically possible that habitable planets exist around pulsars - spinning neutron stars that emit short, quick pulses of radiation. According to new research, such planets must have an enormous atmosphere that converts the deadly x-rays and high energy particles of the pulsar into heat.
20 December 2017Read in full
Head of the Institute for Manufacturing's Distributed Information and Automation Laboratory (DIAL) at the University of Cambridge, Professor Duncan McFarlane is a pioneer of the internet of things (IoT) and was part of the research team that coined the term "internet of things" 20 years ago.
18 December 2017Read in full
Our Georgian and Victorian ancestors probably celebrated Christmas with more modest wine consumption than we do today – if the size of their wine glasses are anything to go by. Researchers at the University of Cambridge have found that the capacity of wine glasses has increased seven-fold over the past 300 years, and most steeply in the past two decades as wine consumption rose.
15 December 2017Read in full
Researchers distil 20years of lessons from clean energy funding into six ‘guiding principles’. They argue that governments must eschew constant reinventions and grant scientists greater influence before our “window of opportunity” to avert climate change closes.
8 December 2017Read in full
The theory that education protects against Alzheimer’s disease has been given further weight by new research from the University of Cambridge, funded by the European Union. The study is published in The BMJ.
8 December 2017Read in full
The campaign for the University of Cambridge and Colleges has reached the £1 billion mark, enabling it to respond to the new and complex challenges facing the world.
7 December 2017Read in full
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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