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

The Tiger Jigsaw Credit: D T G Galhena

Photo competition captures the beauty of engineering

Crystal tigers, metal peacock feathers and a 'nano man' are just some of the striking images featured in the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering's annual photo competition, the winners of which have been announced this week.

21 November 2017Read in full

Professor Greg Hannon

New Director of Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute announced

Professor Greg Hannon is announced as the new director of the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute.

17 November 2017Read in full

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‘Mini liver tumours’ created in a dish for the first time

Scientists have created mini biological models of human primary liver cancers, known as organoids, in the lab for the first time. In a paper published in Nature Medicine, the tiny laboratory models of tumours were used to identify a new drug that could potentially treat certain types of liver cancer.

17 November 2017Read in full

BT and Huawei: five year collaboration with Cambridge

BT and Huawei announce five year collaboration with Cambridge

BT and Huawei have announced a new five-year initiative which aims to see the two companies establish a joint research and collaboration group at the University of Cambridge.

17 November 2017Read in full

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Opinion: What can we learn about you from just one click?

How effective is psychological targeting in advertising? Dr Sandra Matz, a former PhD student at Cambridge now based at Columbia University, and her co-authors, including Dr David Stillwell from the Cambridge Psychometrics Centre, have published a new study which demonstrates that companies only need one Facebook ‘like’ to effectively target potential customers.

16 November 2017Read in full

Abdominal aortic aneurysm  Credit: Arindam Chaudhuri

Keyhole surgery more effective than open surgery for ruptured aneurysm

The use of keyhole surgery to repair ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is both clinically and cost effective and should be adopted more widely, concludes a randomised trial published by The BMJ.

16 November 2017Read in full

Paul Johnson head of IFS to lecture in Cambridge

'Choices in public policy: evidence, fairness and the art of the possible’ is the title of a lecture by Paul Johnson, Chief Executive of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, taking place on Monday 4 December at Jesus College, Cambridge.

15 November 2017Read in full

Project by student architects at the University of Cambridge

Can you support 'a space to study'?

A live build project by first-year architects at the University of Cambridge seeks support from local businesses.

14 November 2017Read in full

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Children with disabilities are being denied equal opportunities for a quality education

Researchers from the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education have produced a new report on the current state of education for children with disabilities in both England and India.

14 November 2017Read in full

Hauser Forum  Credit: Sir Cam

Opinion: What makes the Cambridge cluster special?

A combination of knowledge, expertise, support and infrastructure makes Cambridge one of the most enterprising and entrepreneurial cities in the world, says Andy Neely, Cambridge’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Enterprise and Business Relations, a role which oversees the University’s activities in innovation, commercialisation and entrepreneurship.

14 November 2017Read 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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