The application of new ideas, discoveries and inventions contributes to society and the economy nationally and globally.

Women in STEM: Professor Laura Itzhaki

23 January 2020

Professor Laura Itzhaki is a group leader in the Department of Pharmacology and a Fellow of Newnham College. Here, she tells us about forming her...

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The 'P' word

16 January 2020

How do we shift our 'take, make, throw-away' plastic world towards 'recycle, recover, re-use'? It's time for blue-sky thinking plus practical...

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Strategic partner: Rolls-Royce

16 December 2019

Researchers at Cambridge are working with Rolls-Royce to make aeroengines greener. 

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Green-sky thinking for propulsion and power

04 December 2019

A rapid way of turning ideas into new technologies in the aviation and power industries has been developed at Cambridge’s Whittle Laboratory. Here...

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Strategic partner: AstraZeneca

11 November 2019

Scientists at AstraZeneca, a global biopharmaceutical company, have been working with Cambridge University for more than two decades. What are the...

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Aerial view of Cambridge Biomedical Campus

University Enterprise Zone aims to drive innovation across Cambridge

20 September 2019

Cambridge is to establish a University Enterprise Zone as part of a new government initiative announced today by Universities Minister Chris...

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Cambridge researchers and Jaguar Land Rover develop immersive 3D head-up display for in-car use

20 August 2019

Researchers from the University of Cambridge are working with Jaguar Land Rover to develop next-generation head-up display technology that could...

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New stem cell combination could help to repair damaged hearts

05 August 2019

A combination of heart cells derived from human stem cells could be the answer to developing a desperately-needed treatment for heart failure,...

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Cause of hardening of the arteries – and potential treatment – identified

11 June 2019

A team of UK scientists have identified the mechanism behind hardening of the arteries, and shown in animal studies that a generic medication...

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