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BroadbandUK is partnering with Cambridge-based Broadband Genie for broadband speed testing.

24-01-2020
 Image  Dr Jenni Sidey-Gibbons (left) and Kayla Barron  Credit: NASA/Bill Stafford

Cambridge lecturer Dr Jenni Sidey-Gibbons and Gates Cambridge Scholar Kayla Barron have become fully fledged astronauts, beginning careers in exploration that may take them to the International Space Station, on missions to the Moon under the Artemis programme, or someday, Mars.

24-01-2020
Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner signs the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, and once again pledged his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today. He will...

24-01-2020
Speechmatics team in Chennai

Speechmatics, a leader in any context speech recognition, has announced the opening of its second international office in Chennai, India. This marks the arrival of the fast-growing company along with the speech recognition engine that truly allows enterprise to build innovative applications using voice.

24-01-2020

The Chief Executive of London Stansted has written an open letter to local residents, setting out the airport’s future plans and how they will benefit the region. Ken O’Toole also addressed concerns about the local and environmental impacts of the airport’s proposals, saying “now more than ever we know it is critical to get this right.”

24-01-2020

An open letter to the Home Secretary is published days ahead of the Migration Advisory Committee report.

24-01-2020
still from video showing bus stop on planned Cambourne to Cambridge route

Plans for a dedicated off-road public transport route to help thousands of people travel quickly and reliably between Cambourne and Cambridge have been put forward.

24-01-2020
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Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £54,600 to investigate the lost histories of child refugees who sought sanctuary in East Anglia during the Spanish Civil War.

24-01-2020

A new website aims to simplify the way people in need of legal help for family issues navigate the court system.

24-01-2020

Candidates are being asked to step forward now to become the new district councillor for Whittlesford ward and county councillor for Duxford division.

24-01-2020
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The University of Cambridge’s Centre for the Future of Democracy launches at the Bennett Institute next week (29 January 2020). It will explore the challenges and opportunities faced by democratic politics over the coming century.

24-01-2020
AVEVA _woman wearing virtual reality set and man with paper look at table-top model of building

Survey identifies artificial intelligence, engineering design and cyber security as priorities for organisations globally.

23-01-2020
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Sound recognition has made it into The Telegraph’s top picks of the technology trends from CES 2020 that will be hitting the global markets this year.

23-01-2020
 Jazzercise session in St Ives raises over £11,000 for EACH

Over 180 people from in and around St Ives enjoyed a special mix of cardio, dance and strengthening activities to celebrate 50 years of Jazzercise last Sunday (19 January).

23-01-2020
Men & Women Pension Gender Gap graphic

Sarah Austin, Cambridge-based Independent Financial Adviser from Martin-Redman Partners, talks about the gender pensions gap, why it exists and things women (and men!) can do to reduce it.

23-01-2020

A champion appointed by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) will develop plans for a new centre which will help to achieve the government’s net zero ambitions by addressing challenges to the decarbonisation of the industrial sector.

23-01-2020
Downing Street junction in Cambridge

Plans to make the Downing Street/St Andrew’s Street junction in Cambridge safer for pedestrians and cyclists have been revealed.

23-01-2020

A review launched this month will consider doctoral education offered through the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

23-01-2020
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A new survey commissioned by Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has revealed that only 47% of people in East Anglia would consider themselves in a “job for life”, placing them 11th out of 12 regions surveyed.

23-01-2020
  Bumblebee, Bombus terrestris  Credit: Yani Dubin on Flickr

Animal pollinators support the production of three-quarters of the world’s food crops, and many flowers produce nectar to reward the pollinators. A new study using bumblebees has found that the sweetest nectar is not necessarily the best: too much sugar slows down the bees. The results will inform breeding efforts to make crops more attractive...

23-01-2020

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