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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
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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
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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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New research has found that paying greater attention to internal bodily sensations can increase our appreciation of our own bodies.

03-08-2020
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One of the biggest and scariest challenges of public speaking is the off-the-cuff talk. Business Communications Consultant Simon Hall offers a three tip trick to help master it...

02-08-2020

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published guidance on how to ensure data protection compliance when deploying artificial intelligence (AI).

31-07-2020
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Top 100 law firm Birketts has helped Zedify secure investment from a group of private investors led by Green Angel Syndicate.

31-07-2020
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Cambridge Cleantech is bringing back its popular pitching-and-investment day for cleantech start-ups in a new online format this November.

31-07-2020

The UK has left the EU and is currently in the transition period which will end on 31 December 2020. Businesses should take action now to start preparing for new trading rules which will be in effect from January 2021. 

31-07-2020
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The EY ITEM Club expects the Bank of England to adopt a “wait and see” approach on the UK economy and that it will sit tight on monetary policy at the August meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). 

31-07-2020
St John Ambulance volunteers Melanie Godefroy (L) and Vanessa Chittock.

A clinician who is helping to lead the battle against Covid-19 at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge has praised a loyal team of volunteers saying: “We couldn’t do it without them.”

31-07-2020
The Fluidity One‑W Serum

Fluidic Analytics, a five-year old company based in Cambridge, UK, has announced the global launch of the Fluidity One‑W Serum.  The new instrument provides quantitative insights into the antibody response to COVID‑19 that cannot easily be obtained with traditional antibody tests. The Fluidity One‑W Serum has been developed to allow researchers...

31-07-2020

Researchers have engineered a new mouse model for studying glioblastoma, the most aggressive type of brain cancer.

31-07-2020
Inside the new Marshall  NL office

Marshall  Aerospace and Defence Group’s Netherlands business is this week moving to larger and smarter new  office  facilities  in  Katwijk,  two  miles from Leiden.

31-07-2020

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