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 Sir Leszek Borysiewicz 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

The Queen's Birthday Honours announced on 16 June 2017

Cambridge academics recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

The University of Cambridge is celebrating the recognition of four of its most distinguished female academics in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours.

20 June 2017Read in full

Keep taking the tablets / Credit: Kate Russell

Take your medicine: how research into supply chains will help you take care of yourself

Researchers are working with pharmaceutical companies to make improvements across the whole supply chain, from how a pill is made to the moment it is swallowed by the patient.

16 June 2017Read in full

Details from the Perfection of Wisdom manuscript

World's oldest illustrated Sanskrit manuscript launches India Unboxed film series

What connects a head-hunter’s trophy, a meteorite, Hercules, a painting of a Hindu temple, an ornate desk, a brass instrument, a tin of tea (unopened), an exotic orchid, a gharial, stacks of home movies and 8,000 lines of Sanskrit manuscript?

13 June 2017Read in full

M4L project field trials.

Materials for Life grow from strength to strength

Cambridge collaborative research into the development of self-healing cement-based materials for infrastructure has received a £4.85million funding boost from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

12 June 2017Read in full

Eyes /  Credit: Dboybaker

Genes influence ability to read a person’s mind from their eyes

Our DNA influences our ability to read a person’s thoughts and emotions from looking at their eyes, suggests a new study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry.

8 June 2017Read in full

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Stimulate your brain with the Cambridge BRAINFest 2017

Why are we getting so fat? Why do teenagers really need to lie-in? And can we fix a broken brain? These are just some of the questions that will be answered at Cambridge BRAINFest 2017, a free public festival celebrating the most complex organ in the body.

7 June 2017Read in full

Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2017 open for entries

Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2017 open for entries

Now in its fourth year, the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards supports and celebrates inspirational young people aged between 18 – 35 from around the world who are tackling some of the planet’s biggest sustainability challenges with new or existing initiatives, products or services.

6 June 2017Read in full

Close up code/Credit: Lorenzo Cafaro

Pilot programme encourages researchers to share the code behind their work

A new project, partly designed by a University of Cambridge researcher, aims to improve transparency in science by sharing ‘how the sausage is made’.

6 June 2017Read in full

Dr Savory (right) receives his OSA Fellowship

Lecturer’s research leads to Fellowships and prestigious leadership role

A lecturer at the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering has been elected a Fellow of both the IEEE and the OSA in recognition of his research in the field of optical fibre communication.

5 June 2017Read in full

James Williams

Inaugural $100,000 Nine Dots Prize winner chosen from more than 700 worldwide entries

James Williams, a 35-year-old doctoral candidate researching design ethics at Oxford University, has been announced as the inaugural winner of the $100,000 Nine Dots Prize at an awards ceremony at the British Library this week.

2 June 2017Read in full

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Festival of Ideas 2017: Design Fiction Jam - Wondrous Wearables

21 Oct 2017 Makespace

The Wearable Tech Fairy grants you a wish! Anything you can dream of, with any amazing powers you can imagine - as long as it's wearable. And in return? You have to tell her a story.

Festival of Ideas: Why shopping on the internet is not always a pleasant experience

28 Oct 2017Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, CB1 1PT

Consumer psychologist Dr Cathrine Jansson-Boyd talks about the factors that can play an important role in whether consumers have a satisfactory online shopping experience.