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

Loneliness is contagious – and here's how to beat it

Loneliness is contagious – and here's how to beat it

One in three adults is affected by loneliness. It's time for us to take a risk and let others into our lives, says Olivia Remes, PhD candidate at the Cambridge Institute of Public Health, writing for The Conversation.

18 July 2018Read in full

Cheque presentation on Clare College bridge

University of Cambridge Catering Managers’ Committee raises £13,778.43 for charity

The Catering Managers’ Committee (CMC) Biennial Charity Ball, held at Churchill College on Saturday 6th January 2018, successfully raised £13,778.43 for local charities Head To Toe and East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) who will both receive a donation of £6,889.21.

16 July 2018Read in full

Credit: NASA's Marshall Space Flight

Making sense of cancer’s ‘big data’ problem to revolutionise patient care

A new institute at the University of Cambridge aims to revolutionise cancer care by using cutting edge analytics to maximize the use of big data sets collected from patients.

11 July 2018Read in full


Vice-Chancellor’s awards showcase researchers' public engagement and societal impact

The first major repository of legal practices for mediators and conflict parties to draw on when negotiating peace has won the top prize in this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Awards at the University of Cambridge.

10 July 2018Read in full

Institute for Manufacturing Design Show 2018

Institute for Manufacturing Design Show 2018

In the first year of the two-year Manufacturing Engineering Tripos (MET) course at the University of Cambridge Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), students develop a new product, with real business potential.

9 July 2018Read in full

 Artist's impression:collision between the Milky Way and dwarf

The Gaia Sausage: the major collision that changed the Milky Way

An international team of astronomers has discovered an ancient and dramatic head-on collision between the Milky Way and a smaller object, dubbed ‘the Sausage galaxy’. The cosmic crash was a defining event in the early history of the Milky Way and reshaped the structure of our galaxy, fashioning both the galaxy’s inner bulge and its outer halo, the astronomers report in a series of new papers.

5 July 2018Read in full

RG Carter Uni library/ Matthew Power Photography

Ely’s new cathedral (of books) opens for business

Visitors to Ely may spot a new landmark on the city’s horizon aside from its famous 1,000-year-old cathedral – a vast, new state-of-the-art storage facility for millions of books belonging to Cambridge University Library and other university collections.

29 June 2018Read in full

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Mend the gap: solving the UK’s productivity puzzle

When it comes to the output, education and wellbeing of the Great British workforce, our towns, cities and regions exist on a dramatically unequal footing. A new, wide-ranging research network hopes to find answers to a decades-old problem – the UK’s productivity gap.

29 June 2018Read in full

Meeting  Credit: Pixabay

The stresses and strains of work and unemployment

A stressful workplace can damage your health. But so too can being out of work. Cambridge researchers are trying to understand why both situations can be detrimental to our health and wellbeing – and help employers and government provide solutions.

27 June 2018Read in full

Senate House

University of Cambridge raises £600 million in pioneering bonds issue

The University of Cambridge announces that it has priced £600m of bonds.

26 June 2018Read in full

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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.