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The government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will be extended, giving more security to individuals whose livelihoods are adversely affected by coronavirus in the coming months, the Chancellor announced today (Friday 29 May 2020).

29-05-2020
 Marshall ADG’s paint shop

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (ADG) has reduced the Carbon Dioxide (CO₂) emissions of its paint shop by more than 50 per cent in the past year.

29-05-2020
Churchill College

Last night marked the last chapter in Cambridge's #MakeItBlue campaign which has seen the #ShineBright team illuminate over 20 of the city's most famous landmarks during the past nine weeks. Over the lockdown period, this group of event professionals has been secretly liaising with venues to bring a bit of colour to our city.

29-05-2020
pipes

MicrobioLink is a computational pipeline that unravels the complex interactions between the microbiome and humans, helping to identify proteins of key importance in health and disease. Having already provided some fascinating insights into Crohn’s disease, the pipeline - available open source - can be tailored to highlight potential therapeutic...

29-05-2020
The new division will be headed by Alex Davey

East Anglia’s leading legal powerhouse, Birketts, is to form a new Litigation division, with a focus on the core disciplines and skills of resolving disputes. Designed to enhance client service by improving knowledge sharing, expertise and best practice, the new division will come into operation from Monday (1 June 2020).

29-05-2020
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You are invited to participate in an online survey to share your experiences of how the Covid-19 ‘lockdown’ since 23 March is impacting on your research, and the likely impact if social distancing in the workplace is required in the months ahead.

29-05-2020
skeleton - Image credit:  Directorate General of Antiquities (Lebanon)

The Near East was a crossroad for the ancient world’s greatest civilizations, and invasions over centuries caused enormous changes in cultures, religions and languages. However, a new study of the DNA of ancient skeletons spanning 4,000 years has revealed that most of these changes had no lasting effect on the genetics of the local population...

29-05-2020

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) invites applications for individuals from any discipline wishing to spend up to 36 months (full or part time) on secondment in the biomedical sciences sector.

29-05-2020
Professor James Wood

“Cambridge’s infectious diseases community is making a huge contribution to tackling the pandemic,” says Professor James Wood. He leads several large-scale programmes at the University that rely on his research expertise: infectious diseases that jump from animals to humans. This is, he says, a research area that was ‘colossally neglected’...

29-05-2020
blocks of wood falling like dominoes: Business change management during the coronavirus crisis

The coronavirus crisis is taking no prisoners as it decimates large swathes of the economy.

29-05-2020
HR graphic _ HR_Impact_HRReady

Many people view human resources (HR) as a purely administrative role involving arranging interviews, creating offer letters and termination letters, tracking absence and holidays and issuing numerous policies, procedures and forms. While the clerical function is important, HR is so much more than that.

28-05-2020
Spline Gauges Case Study

Spline Gauges, a world leader in its engineering niche, approached Chris Dunn Consulting to objectively assess relative distributor performance to maximize future international business opportunities.

28-05-2020
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Children at a loose end this afternoon?  Join the #LOCKJAM half term school disco - your kids have great (virtual) fun and you help raise money for freelance musicians and sound crews out of work due to Covid-19.

28-05-2020
Broadband UK Broadband Speed test screen

 BroadbandUK's updated Broadband Speed Test records very high value speed tests.

28-05-2020

Darktrace, the world’s leading Cyber AI company, announced that Evolution Metals Corp. (EMC), an environmentally-responsible mining and refining company, has selected Darktrace to protect its critical minerals supply chain from email attacks.

28-05-2020
Stuart Wilkinson

The East of England recorded a 11% increase in FDI projects in 2019, from 36 to 40 in the last 12 months, according to the EY 2020 UK Attractiveness Survey which launched today.

28-05-2020
  Professor Andrew Fabian  Credit: Sam Fabian

Professor Andrew Fabian from Cambridge's Institute of Astronomy has been awarded the 2020 Kavli Prize in Astrophysics, one of the world's most prestigious science prizes.

28-05-2020
  Students in class in Burkina Faso  Credit: Global Partnership for Education

Millions of the world’s poorest children are leaving school without mastering even basic levels of reading or maths because of an overlooked pattern of widespread, wealth-based inequalities in their countries’ education systems, new research suggests.

28-05-2020
Chris Pickard (L) and Joy Skipper

A social enterprise which brings together artisan and small food producers from around the UK into a central website has won Anglia Ruskin University’s Big Pitch 2020 competition.

28-05-2020
Customising medical devices - Team Consulting banner

Team Consulting's Cara Cooper takes a look at the medical devices that aren't designed to blend in...

27-05-2020

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