New research involving TWI and the University of Cambridge that will improve safety and efficiency of gas turbines, rail tracks, fuel pipelines and other important infrastructure will receive a boost today when a new £30 million joint investment by government and industry is announced by business Secretary Vince Cable.
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Federica Di Palma has been appointed as director of science (Vertebrate and Health Genomics) at The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) to lead the Institute’s world-class science forward.
University of East Anglia scientists have revealed how the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis could reduce tumour growth in cancer patients.
Architectural proposals for the University of Cambridge Primary School (UCPS), located as part of the North West Cambridge Development, have been approved by the local planning authorities.
Martin Bean is standing down as Vice-Chancellor of the Open University at the end of the year to assume the same role at RMIT University in his native Australia. The search for a new VC for the Milton Keynes based organisation is underway.
New technology that enhances a dog's ability to sniff out cancer cells in humans has been designed by researchers at The Open University.
Astronomers have created a detailed 3D map of the dusty structure of the Milky Way as seen from earth’s northern hemisphere.
Research by scientists at the John Innes Centre in Norwich and the University of Jordan could result in drought tolerant plants.
Polish start-up Apeiron Synthesis, a provider of fine chemicals and catalysts founded by a Cambridge UK entrepreneurship alumnus, has raised $5m from grants and investors to become the first metathesis technology business to establish a branch in the US.
A research team at the University of Cambridge has been awarded £224,148 from medical research charity Arthritis Research UK to carry out a three-year study to investigate the genetic causes of vasculitis, a rare autoimmune disease affecting the body’s blood vessels and connective tissue.
A flower seed mix developed by a University of Cambridge academic is targeting the UK’s bee shortage by maximising the availability of nectar and pollen during the growing season.
University of Essex experts are calling on the regional business community to provide the data they need to help SMEs and start-up companies go from bust to boom.
CFC emissions are on the rise, according to University of East Anglia (UEA) researchers, but are far from the heady levels recorded during the 1980s.
A team of scientists at the University of Essex have embarked upon a quest to develop a one-size-fits-all, third generation artificial blood substitute.
A new report highlights the dominance of London and Cambridge in leading the UK’s entrepreneurial ‘ecosystem’.
A speed coding event for primary schools is being held in Cambridge this month. Seventy children aged 9 to 11 (Years 5 and 6) from 11 local schools are descending on the Centre for Computing History in Cambridge for the coding jamboree on June 12.
- Sagentia extends STEM bursary scheme
- Pinewood Studios and Open University launch online course
- Floodplain restoration project recreating lost habitat
- Genetic weapon in fight against crop disease
- Judge unveils £34m redevelopment of Cambridge HQ
- Historic Cambridge MS drug approved for NHS
- Cambridge proves vaccine works on endangered apes
- New food and health research hub planned for UK
- Gates Scholar addresses diabetes risk in pregnancy
- Harvard alliance on cancer therapeutics
- Investors uncork a fortune with wine stocks
- Cricket club bowled over by research on cardiovascular risk
- Fever pitch in Cambridge for EdTech entrepreneurs
- Cambridge University battles ‘evil twins’ Thalidomide scenario
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