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Charity treasure hunt participants

The official conference and events bureau for Cambridge recently invited staff from its member venues to take part in a networking treasure hunt to brush up on their local knowledge – and raise funds for its designated charity at the same time.

13-09-2019
Bridge the Gap Walk is this Sunday 13 September

Online registration for this Sunday’s Arthur Rank Hospice Charity and Romsey Mill's, 'Bridge the Gap' Walk is open until 1pm today (Friday 13 September).  You can also sign up on the day, although the price increases slightly ...

13-09-2019
Ioannis Skarlatakis appointed Engineering Manager

In his new position, Ioannis will head up a team of software, electronics and mechanical design engineers, and ensure streamlined procedures and a smooth co-operation between sales, purchasing and engineering departments.

13-09-2019
Penningtons Manches Cooper's Golden Triangle round table at Kettle's Yard.

The Cambridge office of top 50 law firm Penningtons Manches Cooper is delighted to announce the renewal of its sponsorship of Kettle’s Yard, the University of Cambridge’s world-class modern and contemporary art gallery.

13-09-2019
MRC translational research banner

A new report has found that MRC funding schemes for translational research have boosted the UK’s life sciences industry since they were introduced in 2008. Over £530 million of new translational research funding since 2008 has led to MRC-linked spin-outs securing £1.1 billion in private sector investment and delivering health benefits, such as...

13-09-2019
beer in pint glass

The 47th edition of CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide features 4,500 of the best real ale pubs from across the United Kingdom. The entries from the Cambridge and district branch area showcase the top 26 of these pubs, both city and rural.

13-09-2019
Zubin Kanga is a leading experimental pianist

Classical music lovers are often stereotyped as older people who already know their Brahms from their Beethoven. But this year’s Cambridge Music Festival aims to reach a very different type of listener: a growing legion of fans who are getting their classical fix in bite-sized morsels on streaming platforms, and may never have set foot in a...

13-09-2019
Gareth Williams

UK-based engineering and design consultancy, Plextek, is launching a new defence business unit called Plextek DTS (Defence Technology Solutions), to help government agencies, defence suppliers and military stakeholders find new exploitation paths to support UK forces.

13-09-2019
  Stephanorhinus skull from Dmanisi  Credit: Mirian Kiladze, Georgian National Museum

An evolution revolution has begun after scientists extracted genetic information from a 1.7 million-year-old rhino tooth – the largest and oldest genetic data to ever be recorded.

13-09-2019
illustration of a tooth

This month VacZine Analytics, a UK-based strategic research publisher exclusively focused on vaccines and infectious diseases, releases a brand-new commercial assessment of Porphyromonas gingivalis vaccines.

13-09-2019

Johnson Matthey (JM), a global leader in sustainable technologies, announces that it has been awarded the methanol plant licence for Methanex Corporation’s Geismar 3 plant in Louisiana, USA, incorporating the world’s largest standalone autothermal reformer (ATR) in the methanol marketplace.

13-09-2019
car on an open road

While electric vehicles are becoming cheaper, sustainable fuels could also play an important role in reducing transport emissions in order to meet climate-change goals, says a new study by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the University of Cambridge Judge Business School.

13-09-2019

The Eastern Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) is running an event in Peterborough on Monday 30 September entitled ’How the NHS evaluates and purchases digital solutions’’.

13-09-2019
Hyundai Kona

Extensive real-world range prediction trials saw Hyundai Kona EV models equipped with Spark’s technology for a month.

12-09-2019
How to motivate your team -- banner

People go to work for nine different reasons, and money is only one of them!

12-09-2019

Following a major East-West Conference held in London today, Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner has written to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps MP to ask for his assurances that East West Rail will be electrified, not diesel, and that it will be a public railway.

12-09-2019
Earthworm

New research shows that the presence of microplastics can stunt the growth of earthworms, and even cause them to lose weight – potentially having a serious impact on the soil ecosystem.

12-09-2019

 Adder Technology, a global specialist in connectivity and IP KVM, will be bringing the world’s first dual-head high performance, 4K IP KVM matrix over a single fibre to IBC 2019.

12-09-2019
Craig Hayman, CEO AVEVA

New software leader paves the way for industries to realise Digital Transformation, with offerings enabling value capture across Engineering, Operations and Maintenance by empowering the workforce.

12-09-2019
DNA

In a major advance for public health and the UK’s global leadership in genomics, a £200m public-private collaboration will support the complete sequencing of the genetic code of all 500,000 participants in the UK Biobank health research resource.

12-09-2019

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