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Jonathan Brinsden, Charity & not for profit partner BDB Pitmans.

During the first phase of lockdown we saw extraordinary levels of generosity for charities struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly for organisations providing front line health and community services. Join BDB Pitmans next week for a webinar discussing the effect on philanthropy following the easing of lockdown measures.

17-08-2020
student working on a laptop/ Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay

Could your company host a University student and offer real work experience? Here's an opportunity to drive your business forward while supporting the next generation - and perhaps build a future talent pipeline.

17-08-2020

Millions of self-employed people whose livelihoods have been affected by coronavirus will be able to claim a second payment of up to £6,570 from today – as the government aims to help drive the UK’s recovery.

17-08-2020
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The 7th Annual Sensors in Medicine 2020 conference will for the first time take place in virtual space on 20 -23 October, from 2pm to 5pm each day. The conference is free, but registration is required.

17-08-2020
A Fourier transform in mathematical language

One of the biggest obstacles to clear for effective communication, and how to avoid it, by Communications Consultant, Simon Hall...

16-08-2020
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As the region’s health services had to quickly adapt to the coronavirus pandemic,  the Eastern Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) had a key role to play in supporting its partners to deliver services in a different way.

14-08-2020
Lorry on the highway Image Credit: Siemens

Electrification of 7,500km of the UK’s major road network would enable most lorries to be powered by overhead charging cables, resulting in dramatically reduced carbon emissions, a new report has found.

14-08-2020
High-voltage probe station for the characterisation of power devices (part of the 'Royce equipment' at the Department of Engineering).  Credit: Cambridge GaN Devices Ltd (CGD)

Cambridge GaN Devices Ltd (CGD), a spin-out from the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering, will lead a €10.3 million project dedicated to the design and development of the most energy-efficient next-generation Gallium nitride (GaN) power modules.

14-08-2020
 Head Girl at St Mary’s, Molly Punshon

Traditionally, at this time of year St Mary’s Sixth Form, Cambridge – a leading independent day and boarding school for girls – would join together to celebrate the brilliant academic successes of its students. In this sense, 2020 is no different, as its students...

14-08-2020

Non-player characters are the heart and soul of many video games, and new AI technology lets developers create characters that act organically and respond naturally to the player.

14-08-2020

Speechmatics, a UK leader in any-context speech recognition technology, has announced that US-based Veritone, Inc., the creator of the world’s first operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE™, now offers secure transcription capability as a cognitive service within Veritone’s aiWARETM operating system for AI.

14-08-2020
Christine de Ferrars Green

Mills & Reeve has advised Urban&Civic on a pioneering partnership deal to develop a £1.2 billion new homes project at Manydown in Basingstoke, Hampshire.

14-08-2020
Xiaolei Liu

Birketts has announced the appointment of Xiaolei Liu as a Solicitor in its highly regarded Employee Incentives team.

14-08-2020
pharmaceutical production line

While pharmaceuticals contribute to approximately 2% of annual air cargo volume, the industry transports over one trillion dollars’ worth of cargo every year (IATA). Pharmaceutical shipments have an overwhelmingly large impact on the global response to infectious diseases and general healthcare.

14-08-2020
Museum of Cambridge

The Museum of Cambridge has received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £210,600 to support Museum Making, which will be a transformational project for the Museum.

14-08-2020
Plants flourishing at Northstowe allotments

Residents are reaping the benefits of growing their own food at the very first allotments in Northstowe – and enjoying respite from lockdown.

14-08-2020
EACH - goods in Granny's Online Attic

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) is set to host a virtual shopping fair through its eBay store on Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th August.

14-08-2020

Taylor Wessing has been named by the India Business Law Journal as a leading firm for work in India.

13-08-2020

SixFifty partners with leading international law firms Taylor Wessing and Wilson Sonsini to develop a technology solution to help businesses and their employees return to work safely in the US and Europe.

Together with SixFifty, the technology subsidiary of the law firm Wilson Sonsini, Taylor Wessing has released a legal technology '...

13-08-2020

Steve Iddon of accentuate reflects on the skills and qualities needed to adapt and change in a challenging and uncertain workplace.

13-08-2020

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