How research partnerships are offering innovative approaches to make the most of the region’s assets and tackle its more pressing challenges

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"A very Cambridge story"

20 Mar 2019

We spoke with Cambridge’s most recent Nobel Laureate about decades of research, spin-outs, pharma giants and the booming life sciences cluster in...

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Physician, heal thyself: engineering a new National Health Service

19 Mar 2019

The National Health Service turned 70 in 2018 – but, amid the celebrations, its health is faltering. By working closely with local hospitals and GPs...

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The £2 billion vegetable and the agricultural future of the East

15 Mar 2019

From crop science to robotics, supply chains to economics, Cambridge University researchers are working with farmers and industry to sustainably...

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Young at heart

13 Mar 2019

Improvements in public health, education and medicine mean that our lives are much longer than at any point in human history. Thanks to studies of...

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Justice of the East: research on crime and rehabilitation in our region

12 Mar 2019

From Fenland delinquency to policing Peterborough’s streets and the power of prison education, researchers from the Institute of Criminology are...

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Opinion: Why policymakers should care about location

08 Mar 2019

What account should policymaking take of the notion of 'place' – the landscapes, cities and towns we inhabit, with all the opportunities and...

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Can I pick your brains? A question of social mobility

06 Mar 2019

The University of Cambridge is working with partners across East Anglia to raise teenage aspirations in a region brimming with untapped potential.

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Skilling up, smart

04 Mar 2019

Businesses need the skills to adapt to new technologies, such as 3D printing, but when they emerge fast and change quickly, how do workforces plan...

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How to tend an economic bonfire

01 Mar 2019

Business, enterprise and employment are flourishing in Greater Cambridge, but housing and infrastructure are struggling to match the jobs boom, and...

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Cambridge University research and the East of England

01 Mar 2019

As we begin a month-long focus on research and outreach activities carried out by Cambridge University across the East of England, our Vice-...

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Automated phone calls may help patients to take medicines as prescribed, pilot study suggests

07 Jan 2019

Remembering to take medication is vital for managing long term health conditions such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, or multiple conditions...

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Cambridge receives £100 million for major new children’s hospital

10 Dec 2018

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, has announced up to £100 million of public capital for an innovative children’s...

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