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Illustration for Recruiting via video

The focus turns to recruitment next week when Cambridge Network continues its popular series of free webinars, with the first of a trio of sessions to help HR managers and recruiters navigate virtual activity as it replaces face-to-face communications.

03-04-2020
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Symbols are everywhere, and this is especially true in typefaces and typography.

03-04-2020
 Legal Director Nick Burt

Birketts has advised on the acquisition of DCUK FM, a leading asbestos removal business, from Marlowe plc for a sum of £7 million. DCUK FM is a nationwide contractor specialising in asbestos removal and also COVID-19 cleaning and contamination services.

03-04-2020

Bango (AIM: BGO), the mobile commerce company, has expanded its strategic partnership with South Korean big data business NHN Corp. NHN will invest £6.5M into the Audiens data platform business through an investment into Bango Deep Limited (Bango Deep), the Bango subsidiary that owns Audiens.

03-04-2020
 Amish Sabharwal, Global Head of Engineering, AVEVA

AVEVA, a global leader in engineering and industrial software, announced today that it has strategically partnered with Axonify, a rapidly growing B2B SaaS company and a leader in the microlearning space, to offer adaptive AI- microlearning powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) as part of AVEVA Unified Learning.

03-04-2020
HRI2020 Organising Team, left to right: Rose Padmore and Madalina Marincas (Professional Conference Organisers, Opening Doors & Venues); Judith Sloane, Meet Cambridge; Indu Bodala and Theo Amanatidis (representing the Local Organising Committee for HRI2020).Photo taken pre COVID-19

Event professionals all over the world are having to deal with cancelled conferences and meetings or tentative postponements until later this year or next.

03-04-2020
Pupil with computer for remote learning

On 20 March 2020 St Mary’s was one of thousands of schools in the UK to close its physical school gates to students, other than those children of key workers, in an unprecedented response to the government’s, and the whole country’s, fight against COVID-19.

 

03-04-2020

In partnership with Sysmex Europe, Cambridge based Endomag is supporting the NHS by donating free Magtrace® lymphatic tracer vials to UK hospitals, to help continue carrying out essential breast cancer treatment during the Covid-19 outbreak.

03-04-2020
  Research nurse from the NIHR Clinical Research Facility processing patient samples using SAMBA machines at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge  Credit: Cambridge University Hospital

A new rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19, developed by a University of Cambridge spinout company and capable of diagnosing the infection in under 90 minutes, is being deployed at Cambridge hospitals, ahead of being launched in hospitals nationwide.

03-04-2020
L-R:Professors Mete Atatüre, Jeremy Baumberg and Judith Driscoll

Four researchers at the University of Cambridge have won advanced grants from the European Research Council (ERC), Europe’s premier research funding body.

03-04-2020
eLab Pro from Meteor

Meteor Inkjet Ltd takes digital printing of labels, packaging and books to a new level with the launch of eLab Pro, a scalable industrial inkjet raster image processor (RIP) solution in a complete, plug and play package.

03-04-2020

Bin collections in Cambridge City and South Cambridgeshire will be later than usual during the Easter period and after the Early May Bank Holiday.

03-04-2020

Taylor Wessing has advised Rockpool Investments LLP on its investment in MomentumABM Ltd (Momentum), an account-based marketing consultancy provider.

03-04-2020
Student taking online exam

In this unprecedented time, the need to run secure exams remotely has become a priority. Those involved in education and assessment have found themselves reviewing exam processes sooner than planned.

03-04-2020
Kids having a pillow fight

If you’re a manager working from home, as well as managing yourself and your team you now need to add the responsibility for home-schooling your kids, welcoming your boomerang university student fledglings back and installing technology-based communication strategies for staying in touch with isolated and shielded family members… and there you...

03-04-2020
Man at desk in office_Microsoft Future of Work

Do you want to have a say in designing the next generation of tools that support how work will be done in the future? Microsoft Research Cambridge is looking for workers across Cambridgeshire to participate in a virtual focus group for new research about how knowledge is used in the workplace.

02-04-2020
 Professor Michael Wakelam in the lipidomics facility at the Babraham Institute. Image used courtesy of Keith Heppell and the Cambridge Independent.

The Babraham Institute is devastated to announce the news of the death of Professor Michael Wakelam, the Institute’s Director.

02-04-2020
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Scientists on Standby has been rapidly conceptualised and launched in response to the COVID-19 crisis and in anticipation of the increasing pressure on UK diagnostic testing laboratories and facilities in the coming weeks and months. The portal enables scientists with relevant skills and experience to volunteer their time, expertise and support...

02-04-2020

AstraZeneca is donating nine million face masks to support healthcare workers around the world as they respond to the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) global pandemic. AstraZeneca has partnered with the World Economic Forum’s COVID Action Platform, created with the support of the World Health Organisation, to identify countries in greatest need....

02-04-2020
Stuart Wilkinson

COVID-19 is prompting a shift in UK households’ digital activity, a new EY survey reveals today. Due to the outbreak of coronavirus, many people are trying online services for the first time – video calling shows the largest uptick, with 18% of consumers trying this for the first time, ahead of online shopping (9%) and watching catch-up TV (9...

02-04-2020

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