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
A 2,000-year-old intact and inscribed sundial – one of only a handful known to have survived – has been recovered during the excavation of a roofed theatre in the Roman town of Interamna Lirenas, near Monte Cassino, in Italy.
9 November 2017Read in full
Scientists have identified a key chemical within the ‘memory’ region of the brain that allows us to suppress unwanted thoughts, helping explain why people who suffer from disorders such as anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and schizophrenia often experience persistent intrusive thoughts when these circuits go awry.
6 November 2017Read in full
A Cambridge student team has won first prize in an international robotics competition, with a robotic arm the students developed and programmed themselves.
3 November 2017Read in full
Gifts totalling more than £32 million, together with government funds of over £17 million, have enabled the launch of a highly innovative Centre in Cambridge that is pioneering new approaches to understand and treat neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, motor neurone disease and frontotemporal dementia.
2 November 2017Read in full
The tenth Cambridge Festival of Ideas has wrapped up after record attendances for the over 200 events dedicated to thought-provoking ideas and discussion.
2 November 2017Read in full
When it comes to starting social enterprises, Paul Tracey and Neil Stott would love "to see a thousand flowers bloom". But doing good for society isn’t as straightforward as it sounds and even the best ideas can fail. Their research aims to understand the elements that are needed to help social ventures thrive.
1 November 2017Read in full
Cambridge Festival of Ideas - the annual two-week celebration of arts, humanities and social sciences - draws to a close this weekend, following a packed programme of many sell-out events investigating the theme of truth.
26 October 2017Read in full
A microscopic ‘pen’ that is able to write structures small enough to trap and harness light using a commercially available printing technique could be used for sensing, biotechnology, lasers, and studying the interaction between light and matter.
25 October 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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