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  Clinicians in Intensive Care Unit  Credit: Calleamanecer (WikiCommons)

Intensive care unit (ICU) occupancy is likely to increase dramatically over the next few weeks, suggests research published by a team at the University of Cambridge. Their work suggests that if the current exponential growth of COVID-19 infections continues, then within two weeks, five out of seven commissioning regions in England will have...

25-03-2020
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A series of experiments – including one on the BBC News website – finds the use of numerical ranges in news reports helps us grasp the uncertainty of stats while maintaining trust in data and its sources. 

25-03-2020
Oliver Gravell (Head of Birketts’ Family Team)

Despite these uncertain times, Birketts continues to do its part to support the community by assisting the Suffolk Law Centre in offering free legal advice to Suffolk residents.

25-03-2020

Anthias Consulting is delighted to announce that its Complete HPLC & LC-MS course has been approved by the Royal Society of Chemistry for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

24-03-2020
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If you're running Google Ads and are searching for a way to make more of an impact, jump into Growth Archtitects' free guide.

24-03-2020
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Cambridge Network's response to the Covid-19 outbreak - a series of free webinars* - continues this week, with a look at how to get the best out of virtual teams.

24-03-2020
Lewis Isaacs

Highly-respected lawyer Lewis Isaacs is to formally retire after 50 years with Cambridge law firm Hewitsons, where his notable achievements include playing a fundamental role in establishing LawExchange International (LEI), a global network of independent law firms which last year celebrated its 25th anniversary.

24-03-2020
Dr Piotr Karasinski

Dr Piotr Karasinski, best known for co-developing the Black–Karasinski short rate model, is joining AlgoDynamix as Director of Client Solutions. In this newly created role, he will be working with both existing and new, buy side and sell side client segments, to promote understanding of relevant client use cases. 

24-03-2020

Salus Wellnewss is sorry to announce that, following the recently government regulation, it is temporarily stopping all physical therapies from its premises as of Monday 23 March.

24-03-2020
JOhn Gourd, Cambridge Network's CEO

Cambridge Network is working hard behind the scenes to support local businesses and the community at large at this difficult time. John Gourd, Cambridge Network's CEO, provides an update on Network activities and initiatives:

24-03-2020
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Many local businesses are adapting quickly to the changing circumstances caused by Covid-19, says Indie Cambridge.

24-03-2020
Timestrip

Timestrip is experiencing increased demand for its ‘smart indicator’ technology as the coronavirus outbreak triggers major testing programmes and renewed hygiene measures across the world. Timestrip’s range of chemical-based indicators monitor temperature or time, and provide clear indications when a specified condition is met.

24-03-2020
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Cambridge organisations are rallying in the call to help the NHS with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in response to the to the Covid-19 epidemic. Any company that has surplus PPE is urged to donate to Addenbrooke's Hospital to help NHS staff fighting with Covid-19.

24-03-2020
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If you are looking to quickly move assessments online in light of Covid-19, Speedwell can help. Run secure exams remotely with eSystem online exam software.

24-03-2020
Electric car charging in Birmingham City Centre  Credit: Andrew Roberts via Unsplash

Fears that electric cars could actually increase carbon emissions are unfounded in almost all parts of the world, new research shows.

24-03-2020
Coronavirus: Image credit: CDC/ Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS

Six new studies into the novel coronavirus have been funded by the UK government, including testing a vaccine, developing therapies and improving understanding of how to treat COVID-19.  

24-03-2020
Andrew Hindmarsh with Robert Donald

Medovate has secured the exclusive rights to bring to market a pioneering endoscopic surgical device, ENDOVAC which has the potential to dramatically improve survival of patients with life threatening infection following a leak from their the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract whilst significantly enhancing current treatment methods.

24-03-2020
dog rests his head on a book as reader (out of sight) reclines with a cup of tea

With schools closed and the majority of businesses moving to remote working, we’ll have to find ways to accommodate and adapt to our new working-from-home schedules with children at home full time, as well as seek strategies to keep body and mind healthy.

24-03-2020
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With the outbreak of COVID-19, caused by the coronavirus, and the ripple effect of travel and border restrictions, government policies to encourage social distancing and the threat of a global recession as financial markets struggle to combat the economic impact of what is being described as one of the worst outbreaks of an infectious disease...

24-03-2020
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The Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) is on track to deliver its transport, skills, housing and smart technology objectives.

24-03-2020

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