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Applications for the two-year, part-time Construction Engineering Masters (CEM) programme at the University of Cambridge have increased in number, but organisers are calling for more women to enrol.

21-02-2020
Human_thymus_section. Credit:  Kenny Roberts, Bayraktar lab, Wellcome Sanger Institute

A first cell atlas of the human thymus gland could lead to new immune therapies to treat cancer and autoimmune diseases. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Newcastle University and Ghent University, Belgium, mapped thymus tissue through the human lifespan to understand how it develops and makes vital immune cells called T cells. In...

21-02-2020
Green pound sign_Image by Jason Parker from Pixabay

South Cambridgeshire has pledged £5 million to tackle the “global climate emergency”.

21-02-2020
A team of early-career researchers from the University of Cambridge are working with the county council to identify the best ways for Cambridgeshire to reach net zero emissions.

A team of early-career researchers from the University of Cambridge are working with the county council to identify the best ways for Cambridgeshire to reach net zero emissions.

21-02-2020
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PetMedix has been voted best start-up in the global Animal Pharm Awards. The UK-based start-up is developing a new tier of monoclonal antibody therapy for the animal health market. Situated in the heart of the Cambridge biotechnology cluster, 2020 will see the company take up residence in the new Babraham Campus later in the year.

21-02-2020
Ting's blog - banner_ Coronavirus- actionable steps during the time of uncertainty

As China battles with coronavirus and news headlines around the world report the latest numbers of confirmed cases and deaths, all Western businesses with China exposure are facing uncertainties and, in some cases, an immediate loss of revenue.

21-02-2020

London Stansted Airport has underlined its sustainable transport credentials by outlining plans for new charging points for passengers’ electric vehicles and further investment into facilities that support the airport’s industry-leading levels of public transport usage.

21-02-2020

A new taxi licensing policy for South Cambridgeshire aims to improve air quality and increase the safety of passengers and drivers.

21-02-2020
Robots at STEM Club

West Suffolk College based in Bury St Edmunds has been chosen as the STEM Club Champion for Cambridgeshire. The college forms part of a new, 22-strong network responsible for helping teaching professionals inspire more pupils in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) subjects through out-of-timetable clubs.

21-02-2020
Cooke Optics gives a leading role to ‘Prism’

Honoured at the 85th Academy Awards® in the category of Scientific & Technical, Cooke Optics gives a leading role to ‘Prism’.

21-02-2020
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Visit Cambridge would like your help to understand the benefits tourism brings to Cambridge and its surrounding area. You can contribute to shaping the future of tourism locally by taking part in an online survey.

20-02-2020
Aerial view of Cambridge Biomedical Campus

The Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC), home to world leading hospitals, research and industry, has been named as one of the Government’s six new Life Sciences Opportunity Zones.

20-02-2020
Versius®  has been used to successfully perform minimal access surgery (MAS) on patients within the NHS.

CMR Surgical Ltd today announced the UK launch of its next-generation surgical robotic system, Versius®, which has been used to successfully perform minimal access surgery (MAS) on patients within the NHS.

20-02-2020
App design sketches

Julian Dixon, Director of Human Factors at Team Consulting, discusses what makes good and bad apps, drawing from his experience in user research.

20-02-2020

Adder Technology, a global leader in connectivity solutions and high performance IP KVM, is a new 2020 entrant in The Sunday Times 11th annual HSBC International Track 200 league table.

20-02-2020

PA Consulting, the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, announces Anchorrecord fee income of £500 million for 2019, a 10 per cent increase on 2018. PA’s clear purpose and strategy has put the firm on an accelerated growth path, delivering ahead-of-market performance. PA is now set to double the business in the next five years.

20-02-2020
Otter: Image by Jo Stolp from Pixabay

One of Britain’s best-loved mammals is set to receive a boost with the sequencing and release of the first high-quality Eurasian otter genome by scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, in partnership with the Cardiff University Otter Project.

20-02-2020

As a step towards achieving the UK’s net-zero target, funding announced this week will enable engineers, social scientists and natural scientists to conduct vital research on global energy challenges and their implications for the UK.

20-02-2020
Evolution Business Park_Cambridgeshire County Council _ credit Carter Jonas Jan 2020

Top 100 law firm Birketts has advised Cambridgeshire County Council on its acquisition of Evolution Business Park in Cambridge.

20-02-2020

In the latest survey into workplace bullying and harassment, more than half of those who had experienced bullying at work did not report it. Is the problem more widespread than suspected?  The HR Dept helps you understand how to tackle this topic in your business.

19-02-2020

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