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John Bridge

After an outstanding 17 years as Chief Executive of Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, John Bridge OBE DL has announced that he will be stepping down from the role at the end of April 2021 to focus on new ventures and related projects.

15-02-2021

The Babraham Research Campus is delighted to welcome the charity Kidney Research UK as the latest organisation to pledge strategic and financial support to its Accelerate@Babraham initiative. The additional funding boosts the ability of the Campus to continue to support and sustain innovation in early...

15-02-2021
Covid-19 testing vial in a gloved hand.Image credit: Prasesh Shiwakoti Lomash, Unsplash.com

A new two-stage saliva testing strategy for SARS-CoV-2 virus infection that is simpler and easier to use than nasal swab tests has been developed by scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and their collaborators.

15-02-2021
LettUs Grow - Jack in the farm

Getting the right business model to balance resource usage with socio-economic conditions is crucial to capturing new markets. Speakers will discuss the issues at the forthcoming Agri-TechE event on Thursday 25th February 2021.

15-02-2021
apples in plastic packaging

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is to fund large-scale sustainable solutions to plastic packaging challenges.

15-02-2021
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A new study co-authored by Dr Paul Kattuman, Reader in Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, develops a new class of time series models that reflect epidemic trajectories and are able to produce good forecasts before new cases or deaths reach their peak.

15-02-2021
Dr Mike Knapton (left) and Dr Riaz Kayani (right)

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is backing a new NHS campaign to urge families to talk about organ donation following research that less than half of adults in England have had the conversation.

15-02-2021
Charlotte Avery

Charlotte Avery, Headmistress at St Mary's School, Cambridge, looks at the importance of ethics in today's ever-changing society.

15-02-2021
  Artist's impression of the protoplanetary disk with magnetic field lines  Credit: Jean Favre/CSCS

Scientists have suggested a new explanation for the abundance in intermediate-mass exoplanets – a long-standing puzzle in astronomy.

15-02-2021
Blue sky thinking

If you need to be more creative, innovative and productive, here are five tips to help, writes Simon Hall.

14-02-2021

If these last few months have shown us anything, it is that working together is something very important to all at flocc.

12-02-2021
6-blockers-dtc-sales

It’s a fair question, isn’t it? After all, we’re witnessing a surge in demand for DTC. Right now, eCommerce and rapidly changing consumer behaviour are aligning to power growth in direct-to-consumer sales.

12-02-2021
illustration of masked person pulling back a dark sky 'curtain' to reveal the sun and blue sky

Re-learning how to manage risk can be a template for the future governance of crises, say academics from the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School

12-02-2021
Chinese artwork

St Mary’s School, Cambridge ended a successful half-term of remote learning with an off-screen enrichment day to celebrate the Chinese New Year festival and the dawning of the Year of the Ox. It involved personal perspectives from many of the international families in the School community and fun activities including origami, cooking, a quiz,...

12-02-2021

People with an interest in how the A141 road is to be improved will get a platform for their views on possible options when Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority launches its 'A141 – Have Your Say!' microsite later this month.

12-02-2021
prepared for the future banner

Is the mental health and wellbeing of your staff a priority and part of your future scenario planning?

12-02-2021
Arm is everywhere graphic

The Arm ecosystem continues to grow, with Arm partners signing a record 175 new licences in calendar year (CY) 2020, bringing the annual total to 1,910 licences and 530 licencees.

12-02-2021
COEL judging panel

A few weeks ago, the Cambridge Independent invited all children aged 7-18 years old to enter 'Design the future workplace' competition. There has been a huge amount of positive feedback and interest, with many schools having already submitted entries.

12-02-2021
  Doctor with face mask in the Fight Against Ebola in Sierra Leone  Credit: Defence Images

A team of researchers studying the effectiveness of different types of face masks has found that in order to provide the best protection against COVID-19, the fit of a mask is as important, or more important, than the material it is made of.

12-02-2021

The Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) is presenting the opportunity for the Chancellor to attract £340m from private investors to support the country’s growing businesses by making some changes to the EIS (Enterprise Investment Scheme) terms in the coming Budget.

12-02-2021

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