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How to qualify as a manual handling trainer

Guidance on how to qualify as a manual handling instructor so you can teach accredited manual handling awards or qualifications.

17-10-2021
How to qualify as a first aid trainer

Guidance on how to qualify as a first aid instructor so you can teach accredited first aid at work awards.

17-10-2021
Jim McDougall (left) and Oli Hilbourne (right), Founders of Outfield

Media coverage is the best publicity around, and here's how to go about getting yourself in the news with only a few hours' work, writes former BBC News Correspondent Simon Hall...

17-10-2021
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Law firm Stone King will be joined by dementia research charity BRACE and financial advisors Hart Greaves for an event next week, designed to help carers.

15-10-2021
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Last November the University of Cambridge launched its first global festival, dedicated to raising awareness of climate change and decarbonisation through engagement between academic and broader communities.

15-10-2021
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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has named Cambridge Mosque Trust as the winner of the RIBA Client of the Year 2021. The annual RIBA award recognises exemplar clients who champion and commission outstanding architecture. 

15-10-2021
Covid pandemic maps_ H.S.Vöhringer, et al.

The Covid-19 crisis that gripped the UK between September 2020 and June 2021 can be thought of as a series of overlapping epidemics, rather than a single event, say researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and their collaborators.

15-10-2021

Cambridge businesses are encouraged to complete an online survey which will help inform the City Council’s budget priorities ahead of a virtual business briefing by Council Leader Lewis Herbert on 11 November.

15-10-2021
Still from the film Titane

Film lovers can rejoice as Cambridge Film Festival (CFF) prepares for its return next month with an eclectic showing of 95 titles from 44 countries, 21 UK feature premieres and a further five features making their European premieres.

15-10-2021
  Children outdoors in muddy wellies  Credit: Ben Wicks on Unsplash

Children from less affluent backgrounds are likely to have found COVID-19 lockdowns more challenging to their mental health because they experienced a lower connection with nature than their wealthier peers, a new study suggests.

15-10-2021
 Climate Code shirt worn by designer Andy Boothman

A dramatic art installation symbolising our warming climate will be launched at the Cambridge Cleantech annual conference next week (20 October) as the city’s innovators and scientists gather together to brainstorm how technology could reduce our carbon emissions.

15-10-2021

Verizon, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd  and Qualcomm Technologies Inc continue to push the limits of 5G technology, using innovation to continuously drive greater performance from this transformational technology. Recently, the companies reached upload speeds of 711 Mbps in a lab trial using aggregated bands of mmWave spectrum.

15-10-2021
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Employers are being urged to take part in the Cambridgeshire wide annual travel to work survey.

15-10-2021

Software & IT Services (SITS) continues to be a strong sector. Research undertaken by the Prism team shows that M&A activity in the sector during the first six months of this year has increased by over 40% in the UK and by 22% worldwide, compared to the previous six months.

15-10-2021

Top 30 chartered business & accountancy firm Price Bailey has announced nine senior-level promotions in October, including two new Directors and seven Senior Managers.

14-10-2021
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Depression may be induced by genetics but environmental factors play a very important role. The latest research indicates that gut bacteria play a crucial part in the development of depression.

14-10-2021
Top prize for AlgoDynamix at Capgemini and Efma Financial NewTech Challenge 2021

AlgoDynamix wins top prize in the Wealth Startup category at Capgemini and Efma Financial NewTech Challenge 2021. The challenge features top Financial NewTech solutions and collaborative projects transforming the financial services industry.

14-10-2021

The CBI and 41 trade associations spanning the UK economy have issued a joint statement outlining how action by the Chancellor at the Budget to reform the current business rates system could unleash a wave of business investment across key government priorities, including net zero and levelling up.

14-10-2021
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For the first time, DNA mutations in liver cells have been identified that impact metabolism and insulin sensitivity in patients with liver disease. These mutations are specific to liver disease that is associated with obesity, type 2 diabetes, and chronic alcohol consumption.

14-10-2021
credit: Dr Bartomeu Colom, Wellcome Sanger Institute

Cells carrying mutations can out compete early tumours in the mouse oesophagus, so they never make it into cancers, new research has shown.

14-10-2021

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