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

Life reconstruction of Chilesaurus diegosuarezi

Study identifies dinosaur ‘missing link’

A ‘Frankenstein’s monster’ dinosaur may be the missing link between two major dinosaur groups, plugging what was previously a big gap between them.

18 August 2017Read in full

MET students Elena Odysseos and Ioannis Menicou

Institute for Manufacturing Design Show 2017

Cambridge University Institute for Manufacturing’s (IfM) 2017 Design Show challenges Manufacturing Engineering Tripos (MET) students to develop a new product, with real business potential.

11 August 2017Read in full

Cambridge Fire Station open day

Open Cambridge celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Tickets go on sale next week for the city’s hugely popular heritage weekend, Open Cambridge, which runs from 8-9 September and is celebrating its tenth year with the biggest and most ambitious programme of events ever.

9 August 2017Read in full

Professor Andrew Schofield

Cambridge engineer’s career honoured with the Sir Frank Whittle Medal

Emeritus Professor Andrew Schofield is to receive a prestigious medal from the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of sustained achievement throughout his career.

7 August 2017Read in full

Twitter Credit: Esther Vargas

Celebrity Twitter accounts display ‘bot-like’ behaviour

‘Celebrity’ Twitter accounts – those with more than 10 million followers – display more bot-like behaviour than users with fewer followers, according to new research.

3 August 2017Read in full

Cambridge VC and campaign co chairs

Biomedical science fellowships reflect Vice-Chancellor's legacy

Much of the world-changing research at the University of Cambridge is underpinned by postdocs - qualified researchers with fixed term contracts.

31 July 2017Read in full

Spinning top Credit: Creativity103

The Electron Manifesto: transforming high performance computing with 'spintronics'

Electron ‘spin’ could hold the key to managing the world’s growing data demands without consuming huge amounts of energy. Now, researchers have shown that energy-efficient superconductors can power devices designed to achieve this. What once seemed an impossible marriage of superconductivity and spin may be about to transform high performance computing.

27 July 2017Read in full

See Eddington as part of Open Cambridge 2017

See Eddington as part of Open Cambridge 2017

See Cambridge’s newest district for the first time as part of the Open Cambridge weekend 2017.

25 July 2017Read in full

Inter-ACE Cyber Challenge 2017 Credit: Frank Stajano

Cambridge hosts transatlantic cyber security competition

A major cyber security challenge, aimed at educating and inspiring the next generation of cyber defenders from across the UK and US, will be held at the University of Cambridge next week.

21 July 2017Read in full

 NP India burning 60  Credit: CIAT

Cambridge-led collaborations aim to tackle global food security and public health challenges

Two major research collaborations led by the University of Cambridge have been awarded almost £15 million in funding, the Minister of State for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson MP, announced during a visit to Cambridge’s Sainsbury Laboratory.

21 July 2017Read in full

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