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Modified natural materials will be an essential component of a sustainable future, but first a detailed understanding of their properties is needed. The way heat flows across bamboo cell walls has been mapped using advanced scanning thermal microscopy, providing a new understanding of how variations in thermal conductivity are linked to the...

14-11-2019
Susie Hargreaves OBE, CEO of the Internet Watch Foundation

The Catholic Church and leaders of other religions must “take a moral lead” to help end online child sexual abuse as leaders prepare to gather in Vatican City. 

14-11-2019
EACH fundraisers who will be helping coordinate volunteers, Brone Graver, left, and Phillipa Graham.

Needles in cars and queuing at tips are symptoms of disposing Christmas trees that do not help when it comes to beating the post-festive blues, however, East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) is offering residents of Huntingdon, St Ives and surrounding villages a far more hassle-free recycling method this...

14-11-2019
Google Ads introduces 'capture leads extension' banner

If you haven’t been fortunate enough to be provisioned with access to the new Google beta, you will be soon, say Growth Architects.

13-11-2019
One of the charts from the report, that shows how the UK would have been doing without the Referendum outcome.

Cambridge Network hears many views from its members every week, and frequently gets asked to exchange updates with organisations outside Cambridge. For example, the Bank of England had a detailed briefing session yesterday (Tuesday), which was attended by the Network's Executive Director, Claire Ruskin.

13-11-2019

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has had its commitment to the career development of researchers recognised by the European Commission, retaining the HR Excellence in Research Award.

13-11-2019

The leading professional body for the resource and waste sector, which aims to make ‘the best and safest use of resources to protect and enrich life on our planet’, has appointed a Greater Cambridge waste manager as its new President.

13-11-2019

The Cambridge Building Society has announced Peter Burrows as its next Chief Executive Officer after a summer-long search.

13-11-2019
Fred Miller & Tomasz Wierzchowski (HayBeeSee), Simon Doherty (BVA), Dr Belinda Clarke, (Director of Agri-Tech East), Emma Kelcher (Elveden)

A world-first hopping robot that can identify, map and kill weeds, and wearable cow-tech that can neutralise the greenhouse gas from cattle burps were just some of the cutting-edge agri-tech launched at REAP 2019 last week.

13-11-2019
a glass opf beer

The Cambridge Beer Festival Winter 2019 opens today (Wednesday) at the University Social Club (USC) on Mill Lane.

13-11-2019
  Artist's impression of perovskite structures  Credit: Ella Maru Studio

Scientists at the University of Cambridge studying perovskite materials for next-generation solar cells and flexible LEDs have discovered that they can be more efficient when their chemical compositions are less ordered, vastly simplifying production processes and lowering cost.

13-11-2019
Paul Hall

The head coach of the men’s Great Britain gymnastics team will deliver the ninth Excellence in Sport lecture at Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) in Cambridge on Tuesday, 19 November (5.15pm).

13-11-2019
(Left to right) RSK CEO Alan Ryder, ATP Director Keith Warwick, PEMCF Director Philip Olagunju, ATP Director Daren Flight, and RSK Divisional Director George Tuckell

RSK, a leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business, has acquired ATP Architects + Surveyors Limited, a multidisciplinary practice of professional consultants providing architectural, building surveying and project management services to the construction industry.

13-11-2019
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This week James Ross-Russell of NW Brown Wealth Management looks at Convatec, the global medical products and technologies company, which released third quarter results recently.

13-11-2019
Cover of Anthias Consulting book 'Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry: How Do I Get the Best Results?'

Anthias Consulting has co-written a book published by the Royal Society of Chemistry. 'Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry: How Do I Get the Best Results?' is a practical reference guide for analysts at all experience levels.

12-11-2019
 Diane Coyle, Bennett Professor of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge

Researchers at the University of Cambridge’s Bennett Institute for Public Policy, partnering with the What Works Centre for Wellbeing, have launched a major new project to offer central and local government a set of simple, practical, and evidence-informed measures for wellbeing.

12-11-2019
Cambridge scene in green tint with Stone King in words on top

As part of an ongoing Let’s Talk initiative, colleagues at Cambridge law firm Stone King hosted a sociable event for members of Charles Stanley’s Cambridge office. The informal evening began with introductions by each firm followed by networking over nibbles and a drink.

12-11-2019
Purple Tuesday logo

Scrutton Bland joins 2000+ businesses and organisations making changes to support disabled customers.

12-11-2019
Filming underwater in Lanzarote

Underwater filming creates great shots, as Billy Pointon finds out at Cambridge TV Training.

12-11-2019
NudgeBox and DnaCartridge enable testing that would normally take hours in an off-site laboratory

TTP plc, a leading independent technology and product development company, today announced that its Desktop Biologyservice has enabled the fast-track development of a novel technology in partnership with DnaNudge Ltd, the developer of the world’s first DNA-based service to “nudge” consumers towards genetically optimal buying...

12-11-2019

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