A joint team of researchers from the University of Cambridge and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has begun work on developing better artificial bone to replace damaged and worn-out human bones.
The Institute of Criminology and the Faculty of English have both been given the go-ahead for new buildings on the Sidgwick site. Cambridge City Council’s planning committee have granted outline approval for the two buildings, which are expected to be completed in the summer of 2003.
The Judge Institute of Management, University of Cambridge has achieved excellent results in the latest MBA rankings issued by the Financial Times today ( 21 January 2001). It came fourth in Europe, 22nd in the world and second overall for all United Kingdom MBA programmes. The Cambridge MBA is the most highly rated one-year MBA programme in the UK.
Today (18 January 2002) the veteran Labour left-winger Tony Benn comes to Cambridge to launch the annual Darwin Lecture series, which this year focuses on the theme of power. In his lecture, entitled Power and Democracy, Benn describes the historic demand for democratic control and the opposition which it has always faced in Britain and world-wide.
The Secretary of State for Health, Alan Milburn yesterday (Wednesday 16 January) announced details of a new Genetics Knowledge Park in Cambridge. The new initiative is part of a national programme to prepare the NHS for the genetics revolution.
The Cambridge eScience Centre will host a conference on Tuesday 29 January 2002 to mark its launch. The centre is one of eight regional organisations set up by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to support scientific and medical research.