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Understanding the reasons for vulnerability to COVID-19 and the differential social, cultural and economic impacts of the pandemic on minority ethnic groups: building on the UKRI previous call for research on COVID and ethnicity, UKRI is issuing a new call for proposals in this area to tackle the gaps in the research landscape.

29-07-2020

Six new projects to improve our understanding of the links between COVID-19 and ethnicity have been funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). These projects will seek to explain and mitigate the disproportionate death rate from COVID-19 among people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (...

29-07-2020
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29-07-2020

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has published its action plan to further enhance the support and career development of researchers in the UK.

29-07-2020
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Research using a sophisticated web tool, which is being carried out with help from doctors and patients at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, could lead to cancer patients receiving personalised medicine.

29-07-2020

British start-up technology company, SAVU, reached the final stage of the prestigious 4YFN Los Angeles Awards – the start-up competition of 4 Years From Now which is focused on accelerating business development and investment in new technologies.

29-07-2020
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Kao Data is proud to be sponsoring the 'Start-up of the Year' Award at the 2020 Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards.

29-07-2020
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East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) has released a video to show what a day in the life of one of its Clinical Nurse Specialists can be like, as the organisation launches a fundraising campaign to provide two ‘star’ nurses.

29-07-2020
The UKCDR and GloPID-R COVID-19 Research Project Tracker provides an open dataset and user friendly analysis of thousands of pandemic-related research projects funded since the start of 2020, covering work in 100 countries.

MRC Director of Strategic Evaluation and Impact, Dr Ian Viney MBE, highlights how the tracking of research projects has accelerated and become more globally-connected in the pandemic, to better support the rapid pace of worldwide discovery and clinical research.

29-07-2020
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It starts with an injustice, which manifests into anger and frustration. It then turns into a movement, which is vocalised through protests. It moves into a political debate, and then eventually a change of the mind helps create an environment of harmony and understanding – well that’s the hope anyway!

28-07-2020

International law firm Taylor Wessing has advised Thought Machine on a $42 million follow-on funding for its Series B round. The follow-on is being led by Eurazeo Growth with participation from British Patient Capital and SEB.

28-07-2020
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 Cambridge-based property developer and investor Howard Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Sian Steele as Non-Executive Director.

28-07-2020
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Helping jobseekers to find their strengths and learn how to navigate a competitive job market was the focus last week when Cambridge Network hosted its latest Virtual Jobs & Careers Fair.

28-07-2020

Potential new medicine DS-1062 could redefine treatment standards in lung, breast and multiple other cancers.

28-07-2020
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Steve Griffiths, currently Chief Operating Officer at London Stansted, has been appointed Managing Director of the airport.

28-07-2020
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Trumpington Park and Ride in Cambridge is set to host one of the hottest events of the summer, a drive-in cinema mini film festival featuring 16 films across eight days, including the August bank holiday.

28-07-2020
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Eight academics from the University of Cambridge have been made Fellows of the prestigious British Academy for the humanities and social sciences.

28-07-2020
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New study is among the first to distinguish effects of the pandemic from effects of lockdown when it comes to wellbeing in Britain.

28-07-2020
  Man wearing face covering to protect against COVID-19  Credit: Claudio Schwarz

Existing limited evidence suggests that wearing face coverings to protect against COVID-19 does not lead to a false sense of security and is unlikely to increase the risk of infection through wearers foregoing other behaviours such as good hand hygiene, say researchers from the University of Cambridge and King’s College London.

28-07-2020

The Cambridge Climate Life and Earth NERC Doctoral Training Partnership (C-CLEAR DTP) invites its partners in industry, government and the third sector to co-design projects with academic members of staff for October 2021 entry.

28-07-2020

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