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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Toddlers, knights and golden bears

23 March 2019

Inside the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Armoury and Renaissance galleries are alive with the sound of chattering children. Eyes wide in amazement,...

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Sea Change

22 March 2019

The coast is an intrinsic part of British identity – and perhaps nowhere is it more at risk than in the East of England. Cambridge researchers are...

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"A very Cambridge story"

20 March 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 March 2019

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

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

15 March 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 March 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 March 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 March 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 March 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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