An innovation centre focusing on technology that can help combat climate change and challenging environments is being created in Cambridge UK and will carry planet-wide significance.
In-depth coverage of globally influential initiatives from academic and research institutes in Cambridge & the East of England.
University of Cambridge neuroscience PhD student, Kate McAllister has won The New Researcher Prize from The Society of Biology.
Cambridge University expertise is being harnessed by a top seat of learning in Finland to leverage the power of entrepreneurship for economic growth.
A group of philanthropic PhD students pushing the importance of coding for generations of young people are seeking financial help to accelerate their plans for workshops that over time could help hundreds of kids hack their way to engineering roles in a brave new technology world.
Parents, teachers and youngsters in Cambridge and across the UK are being urged to engage with a special computer coding competition that will climax with a high profile California showcase.
Just days after being named the second best research university on the planet - ahead of Harvard and beaten only by MIT – Cambridge is forced to share top spot with ‘the other place’ Oxford in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015.
Cambridge University researchers have developed advanced and powerful molecular ‘sieves’ which could be used to filter carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.
Cambridge scientists working with UK colleagues have discovered a rare gene variant that could lead to novel therapies to cut the risk of heart disease.
As bridges between Scotland and England stand threatened by the independence referendum, University of Cambridge engineers are using new technology to strengthen at least one busy highway known to motorists both sides of the border.
Cambridge scientists have successfully ‘reset’ human pluripotent stem cells to the earliest developmental state – equivalent to cells found in an 7-9 day old embryo before it implants in the womb.
A new test to determine which animal is used in meat products will prevent a repeat of the horse meat scandal that rocked Europe last year.
Researchers at the University of Essex have been shortlisted in the Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Technology category of the national Times Higher Education Awards.
A study into a species of African fish has shed new light on the molecular process of evolution in all vertebrate species and gives a valuable insight into human biology and disease, according to The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC).
Researchers at The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) in Norwich have unveiled a study on how wild rabbits were genetically transformed into their domestic cousins – and predicts a similar diversity of gene variants that occur in humans and triggers our personality traits. The results of the study are published in Science.
Civil rights defender Shami Chakrabarti is the new Chancellor of the University of Essex.
The physical properties of ultra-white scales on a South East Asia beetle could be utilised to make whiter paper, plastics and paints according to Cambridge UK researchers.
- Bolt from the Blues in Varsity horse race
- Cambridge strikes gold with Trojan Horse brain tumour therapy
- Maternal health tech startup wins $400k from ARM and Gates
- Speech recognition pioneer honoured
- Sir Keith O’Nions new chairman of Cambridge Enterprise
- Sanger sleuths target genetic culprits behind antibiotic resistance
- Camfed founder joins Obama in female education summit
- University wins immigrant student verdict
- The drugs don’t work for vulnerable elderly
- Invisibility cloaks are looming into vision
- Sanger inspires identification of new malaria vaccine candidates
- The Bell tolls for Cambridge technology cluster
- TSB chief takes Cranfield role
- Gas Safety Trust supports Cranfield biomass study
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