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Cambridge Network Founder and Director Hermann Hauser believes it would be "disastrous" if Cambridge chip designer ARM Holdings was to be sold to US firm Nvidia, which is reported to be negotiating a takeover.

04-08-2020
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A planning application for a new University in Peterborough has been submitted by Pegasus Group, on behalf of Peterborough HE Property Company, to Peterborough City Council.

04-08-2020
  Crystal structure of parallel quadruplexes from human telomeric DNA. The DNA strand (blue) circles the bases that stack together in the center around three co-ordinated metal ions (green)  Credit: Thomas Splettstoesser

Four stranded DNA structures – known as G-quadruplexes – have been shown to play a role in certain types of breast cancer for the first time, providing a potential new target for personalised medicine, say scientists at the University of Cambridge.

04-08-2020
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The deadline for entry to the Cambridge Independent SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards is looming - so don’t delay!

04-08-2020
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Many organisations are still on the lookout for high calibre candidates despite the pandemic. If your business would like to take advantage of the talent that is now available, consider taking part in Cambridge Network's next Virtual Jobs Fair on Thursday 10th September.

04-08-2020

A unique Cambridgeshire farm is celebrating its twentieth birthday. So Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner is taking the Shadow Environment Minister Luke Pollard and a tractor-shaped birthday cake there later this week, to drop in for a socially distanced birthday bash. 

04-08-2020
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The Cambridge Index declined 315.04 points or 1.4% to close at 22261.2, as six of the top ten Index heavy weights posted weekly losses to their share prices.

04-08-2020
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The United Kingdom’s (UK) Brexit talks with the European Union (EU) reach the deadline set by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week, with both sides openly acknowledging big differences after concluding the latest round of formal talks. Kleinwort Hambros Investment Committee  comments:

04-08-2020
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When it comes to video advertising in the age of distraction and constant scrolling, brevity is a tactic that companies and agencies often use to cut through the noise. But presenting different facets of a firm’s brand through multiple short video clips can be both time consuming and costly.  Two Cambridge Executive MBA (EMBA) participants have...

04-08-2020
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Companies need ‘awkward conversations’ to address lack of diversity, Dr Kamal Munir of Cambridge Judge Business School says on a BBC radio programme.

04-08-2020
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Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind the COVID-19 pandemic, has been studied intensely since emerging in late 2019 – so far, researchers have sequenced tens of thousands of SARS-CoV-2 genomes to learn about the genetic variation of the virus.

04-08-2020

COVID-19 research papers and preprints are currently published across many repositories, in formats that make large-scale analyses difficult. To help researchers search and access preprints more effectively, Europe PMC, the literature archive of EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), has begun indexing full-text COVID-19 preprints...

04-08-2020
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In her regular series for Cambridge Network members - now in its 15th year - software training expert Karen Roem offers handy tips to help you 'Tame your computer'. This week she explains how to export a presentation to Word to use as a handout (Microsoft PowerPoint).

03-08-2020
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With nearly every organisation impacted by COVID-19, learning has quickly become a core organisational response to this new world of work. Cambridge Judge Business School is helping executives adapt through a new series of online programmes, with a special discount available to Cambridge Network members.

03-08-2020

Thought Machine, the cloud native core banking technology firm, has announced the signing of an additional $42m in funding for its series B round, due to close this month. Eurazeo Growth is leading this extension, with British Patient Capital and SEB also coming in as new investors. Royal Park Partners acted as financial adviser. 

03-08-2020

Peterhouse College, Cambridge, and property developers Abstract have exchanged contracts to acquire a 9.17 acres (3.71Ha) site adjacent to the Cambridge global base of ARM plc from the Wright’s Clock Land Charity.

03-08-2020
Innovators for sustainable fashion banner

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) invites applications for a Virtual Accelerator programme to fast-track tech innovation for a sustainable fashion industry.

03-08-2020
  Cytosponge  Credit: Cancer Research UK

A ‘pill on a string’ test can identify ten times more people with Barrett’s oesophagus than the usual GP route, after results from a three-year trial were published in the medical journal The Lancet.

03-08-2020

NERC - the Natural Environment Research Council - invites eligible research organisations to submit proposals for large scale inter-disciplinary research and innovation funding to provide whole system solutions to major environmental challenges.

03-08-2020
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A genetic study in Asian women, led by Malaysian scientists in collaboration with Singapore and the University of Cambridge, has revealed that a genetic tool developed to help assess breast cancer risk in European women also works in Asian women. This could help address the rising incidence of breast cancer in Asia.

03-08-2020

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