Essex University faculty and students have pioneered a new wave of education in an initiative that owed more to grampus than campus.
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Two scientists from the John Innes Centre in Norwich have been elected Fellows of the Royal Society, the premier scientific accolade in the UK.
Cambridge University’s impressive strike rate in converting Intellectual Property into technology licences has piqued the interest of Korea – one of the world’s most prolific patent factories.
A new wave of exciting startups is set to roll out of the world-renowned Cambridge Innovation and Knowledge Centre (CIKC) at Cambridge University.
In a unique move, NASA has placed a three-year research grant to a non-US institution – Cranfield University – to enable research into future propulsion systems.
Researchers at the University of Essex have developed a free mobile app that turns an iPhone or iPod into a hearing aid that could revolutionise the future for people with hearing loss.
The Babraham Institute in the Cambridge UK technology cluster has joined forces with a consortium of leading European academic laboratories and industrial scientists from SMEs to study human brain ageing and age-related diseases.
Cambridge technology business TeraView has supplied a state-of-the-art terahertz imaging system to the University of Arkansas to advance key medical research.
For the first time, researchers have mapped the genomes of tapeworms to reveal potential drug targets on which existing drugs could act.
Generous tax incentives are being offered to alumni and friends of Cambridge University to invest in spin-outs from the UK innovation hothouse via a new £1.5 million seed & enterprise fund.
New technology created by scientists at the Babraham Institute in Cambridge, as part of an international research consortium, will provide unprecedented insights into how lifestyle impacts on a person’s genetic make-up.
Cambridge imaging technology used to track planets harbouring life outside our solar system is being leveraged in the fight against breast cancer.
Cambridge UK researchers have traced the evolutionary changes in the human diet by comparing bacteria preserved in the tooth plaque of early European settlers. It is the first detailed genetic record of the evolution of human microbiota.
Technology entrepreneurs Chris Barnado and Richard Blakesley conjured their own kind of magic when they created The Wand Company.
Cambridge’s campaign to inspire new generations of young scientists and engineers gained significant traction today when the city’s first hands-on science centre – a trailblazing UK project – opened its doors.
Cambridge superchip designer ARM Holdings is funding a UK initiative to inspire thousands of primary school pupils to learn the basics of computer coding.
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- Collaboration targets inflammatory diseases
- OU drives revolution in mass open learning
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- Prenatal DNA test for Down’s syndrome
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