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Vital signs

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 17, 2017.

Leaders should promote ‘organisational vitality’ to create and sustain energy in employees, says article in The European Business Review by David De Cremer …

Industrial sustainability: paradox or paradigm?

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Nov 17, 2017.

Two factories make identical chocolate bars using identical machines. Why does one use 500% more energy than the other?

Business Weekly: Top entrepreneurs inspire new Cambridge University generation

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 16, 2017.

Lloyd Dorfman will be coming to Cambridge to speak at the Enterprise Tuesday session on 21 November. Dorfman will tell about how …

Cambridge Independent: AI: ‘It’s not just a playground’

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 16, 2017.

Dr Stella Pachidi, Lecturer in Information Systems at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses artificial intelligence (AI) and what the future could look …

Winning Slate

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 16, 2017.

Slate2Learn, an education venture for developing countries that was supported by Cambridge Social Ventures, wins second prize in the Cambridge Enterprise postdoc …

India focus for Executive Education

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 16, 2017.

The Director of the Executive Education division of Cambridge Judge, Dr Kishore Sengupta, visits India this week to discuss a new online …

Postdocs’ business ideas win investment

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Nov 16, 2017.

Two engineering postdocs have won top prizes in recognition of their business ideas which were pitched at the annual Postdoc Business Plan Competition.

Euromoney: Cryptocurrency exchanges expand offerings as concerns remain

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 15, 2017.

72 per cent of large cryptocurrency exchanges now provide trading support for two or more cryptocurrencies, says a study by the Cambridge …

BBC Radio 4: Today

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 15, 2017.

Dr Graham Gudgin, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the UK treasury’s estimated …

Gender and the US military

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 15, 2017.

Some positive steps have been made to improve gender equality in the American military, but some simple further steps could achieve much …

Fully integrated circuits printed directly onto fabric

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Nov 15, 2017.

Researchers have successfully incorporated washable, stretchable and breathable electronic circuits into fabric, opening up new possibilities for smart textiles and wearable electronics.

The Guardian: One Facebook ‘like’ is all it takes to target adverts, academics find

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 14, 2017.

Just one Facebook ‘like’ is enough for brands to start sending targeting advertisement to users. The study co-authored by Dr David Stillwell, …

Eddy Habip Nasi wins at the 2017 International Business Awards

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 14, 2017.

Eddy Habip Nasi (EMBA 2017) won an ‘Executive of the Year’ Stevie® Award at the 2017 International Business Awards. Congratulations to EMBA …

Cambridge Network: Innovative engineers focus on healthcare

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 13, 2017.

A feature about the Cambridge Bio-Augmentation Systems (CBAS) startup, which aims to “redefine the limits of the human body” by standardising the …

Cambridge News: Cambridge company wants to help make the world plastic free

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 13, 2017.

A feature about BeeBee Wraps, a venture that produces reusable, biodegradable beeswax food wraps to reduce plastic waste. BeeBee Wraps is currently …

European Business Review: Organisational vitality: The life line for your company

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 13, 2017.

David De Cremer, KPMG Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses the importance of passion, energy, and company culture …

PR NewsWire: Croud appoints digital stalwart Stewart to drive continued growth

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 13, 2017.

Digital marketing agency Croud has appointed marketing and tech expert Allan Stewart into the newly created position of Chief Strategy Officer. Having …

Women leaders in biotech

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 13, 2017.

Three women with links to Cambridge Judge Business School are honoured in the 50 Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness 2017 list announced …

Social purpose investing

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 13, 2017.

Executive MBA project by Luke Gillott (EMBA 2015) leads to chapter in book on Conscious Investing. A student project on investing with …

The Sunday Times: Saving the NHS, one app at a time

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 12, 2017.

Dr Mark Thompson, University Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at Cambridge Judge Business School, says there could be potential savings in the …

BBC: Click: Up, up and away

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 11, 2017.

The nūfood 3D food printer, which enables creative chefs to 3D print “flavour bursts”, is featured on a BBC programme. The nūfood …

Changes in transport offer challenges and opportunities for EU business and policy

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Nov 10, 2017.

11 November 2017 – Electrification and automation are among the dramatic changes in the way transport is designed, operated and consumed that will have profound effects on our lives. Leading European companies are anticipating and responding, but unless policymakers invest and regulate to make the most of these opportunities, Europe will be left behind, according to a report from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, launched today at the UN Climate Change conference in Bonn.

Brexit uncertainty

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 10, 2017.

The economic impact of Britain’s exit from the European Union is fuzzy because economic modelling can’t accurately predict unique events, Michael Kitson …

Alumna Helen Cavill needs your votes

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Nov 10, 2017.

Engineering alumna Helen Cavill (Wolfson College, 2009) has been shortlisted for WeAreTechWomen’s TechWomen50 Awards.

This Cambridge Life: The man (with the hat) studying risk-taking and our changing use of money

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Nov 09, 2017.

Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, shares his insights about academic career, finance sector …

Bionic bodies

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Nov 08, 2017.

Cambridge Bio-Augmentation Systems (CBAS), led by alumni Oliver Armitage and Emil Hewage, wants to redefine the limits of the human body.

Sabrina Natasha Habib awarded the HRH The Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneur Prize for 2017

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Nov 07, 2017.

Sabrina and projects from seven other finalists receive financial and tailored mentoring support from the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards and the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

10 recommendations for using fintech to help solve sustainability challenges in new report from CISL

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Nov 07, 2017.

November 2017 –The Fintech Taskforce, convened by CISL’s Banking Environment Initiative, today presents its recommendations on how to design collaboration between multinationals, financial institutions and starts-ups to help solve critical global challenges.

Professor Lord Robert Mair welcomed as President of the Institution of Civil Engineers

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Nov 07, 2017.

Professor Lord Robert Mair CBE, head of the Department's Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC), becomes the 153rd President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

IDBE student, Nathalie Baxter named one of the RIBA Journal 2017 Rising Stars cohort

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Nov 02, 2017.

Nathalie Baxter, Project Architect at Faulkner Browns Architects and a student of the Master of Studies in Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment (IDBE), has been named one of the RIBA Journal Rising Stars for 2017.

Take your medicine: how research into supply chains will help you take care of yourself

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Nov 02, 2017.

Researchers are working with pharmaceutical companies to make improvements across the whole supply chain, from how a pill is made to the moment it is swallowed by the patient.

Cambridge team take top prize in international robotics competition

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Nov 01, 2017.

A student team have won first prize in an international robotics competition with a robotic arm they developed and programmed themselves.

Cambridge PhD student secures Fellowship to aid development of innovative technology

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Oct 30, 2017.

A Cambridge PhD student has been awarded an Industrial Fellowship worth up to £80,000 to help unlock the commercial potential of his data transmitter technology.

Department’s researchers awarded a double at SPLASH 2017

By jms213 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on Oct 26, 2017.

Department researchers Victor Gomes, Martin Kleppmann, Dominic Mulligan, and Alastair Beresford have been awarded both a distinguished paper award and a distinguished artefact award for their paper “Verifying strong evential consistency in distributed systems” at the ACM SIGPLAN conference on … Continue reading

How to train your drugs: nanotherapeutics

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Oct 26, 2017.

Nanotechnology is creating new opportunities for fighting disease.

Meet Dr Mukesh Kumar

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Oct 25, 2017.

Dr Mukesh Kumar, Lecturer in Operations Management, hails from a village in India, which had no electricity until 2016. He has since applied his expertise to addressing food security issues.

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships announced

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Oct 24, 2017.

Two prestigious Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships have been awarded to a researcher and an alumnus of the Department.

Cambridge teams triumph at the 2017 UK & Ireland Programming Contest

By jms213 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on Oct 23, 2017.

Cambridge teams occupied six of the top ten places (including 1st place) at this year’s UK & Ireland Programming Contest (UKIEPC). The UKIEPC is the UK & Ireland Subregional Contest for NWERC (the Northwestern Europe European Regional Contest), of the … Continue reading

CISL delivers keynote address at Dutch pension fund summit

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Oct 20, 2017.

20 October 2017 – Andrew Voysey, Director, Sustainable Finance at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), today delivered a keynote address to a gathering of over 100 Dutch pension fund Board representatives.

Professor Tim Minshall appointed Head of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM)

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Oct 20, 2017.

Professor Tim Minshall, the inaugural Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation, has become the new Head of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), taking over from Professor Andy Neely.

Breathing new life into asthma treatment

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Oct 18, 2017.

Ian Hosking from Cambridge’s Engineering Design Centre is co-founder and co-leader of Designing Our Tomorrow (DOT) which brings real-world problems into classroom design/technology sessions.

Alumni stories: Meet the engineer designing bridges in the UK and abroad

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Oct 16, 2017.

Johannes Whittam will never forget the hands-on construction experience he gained while at Cambridge. Now he’s a Senior Engineer working on one of the biggest bridge projects in the UK.

New UK Clean Growth Strategy signals move in right direction towards financing a low carbon economy

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Oct 13, 2017.

13 October 2017 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership welcomes the launch of the UK government’s Clean Growth Strategy as a step in the right direction towards scaling up the finance models needed in the transition to a low carbon economy.

The future of medicine: spotlight on bioengineering

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Oct 12, 2017.

To coincide with the launch of the Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences, researchers discuss some exciting developments in medical research and set out their vision for the next 50 years

Could we build a Blade Runner-style ‘replicant’?

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Oct 09, 2017.

Could replicants ever be a reality? In this article from The Conversation, Dr Fumiya Iida, Lecturer in Mechatronics, discusses what it would take to make a truly life-like robot.

Alumna Jo da Silva awarded The Institution of Structural Engineers Gold Medal

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Oct 09, 2017.

Alumna Jo da Silva, Director of Arup’s International Development Group and Arup Fellow, has been awarded The Institution of Structural Engineers’ 2017 Gold Medal.

Yorkshire Water and The Crown Estate join the Natural Capital Impact Group

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Oct 05, 2017.

5 October 2017 – The Natural Capital Impact Group are delighted to announce two new members have joined its global network of companies who are working together to determine how business can better sustain the natural world and its resources.

Engineering PhD students win top prizes in international competition

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Oct 05, 2017.

Four engineering PhD students have won a series of prizes in recognition of their innovative ideas.

The Seduction of Curves: The Lines of Beauty That Connect Mathematics, Art, and the Nude by Allan McRobie

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Sep 28, 2017.

A lavishly illustrated book that explores the language of curves that spans the human body, science, engineering, and art.

High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance linked to two EU policy changes

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Sep 27, 2017.

27 September 2017 – The European Commission’s High Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance, of which CISL is the only academic member, has seen two important changes in EU policy that implement recommendations published in the HLEG interim report.

Stephen Dolan wins 2017 CPHC/BCS Distinguished Dissertation Award

By jms213 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on Sep 27, 2017.

Stephen Dolan has been named the winner of the 2017 CPHC/BCS Distinguished Dissertation Award for his dissertation ‘Algebraic subtyping’. The Council of Professors and Heads of Computing (CPHC), in conjunction with BCS and BCS Academy of Computing, annually selects for … Continue reading

Thomas Brouwer wins the Homerton Santander award for PhD research

By ncc25 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on Sep 26, 2017.

Thomas Brouwer has won the Homerton Santander award for outstanding achievement in PhD research. Thomas was awarded the prize for his work under Pietro Lio’ investigating the use of Bayesian models for analysing biological datasets. The award is given annually … Continue reading

Gozde Taskin awarded Mentis Cleantech Futures Bursary

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Sep 22, 2017.

20 September 2017 – We are delighted to announce that Gozde Taskin, one of 43 students joining CISL’s Master’s in Sustainability Leadership this month, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Mentis Cleantech & Social Enterprise Futures Bursary.

Leading business group presents a commercial case for delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Sep 21, 2017.

22 September 2017 – Delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is imperative for business growth, continuity and stability, according to a new report published today by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and a group of leading companies including Marks & Spencer, Jaguar Land Rover, Hammerson plc, Tetra Pak, Novo Nordisk and Keller plc.

EU legislation needed to support business moves towards greater resource productivity

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Sep 14, 2017.

15 September 2017 – Leading European businesses are adopting new business models that deliver greater resource productivity and reduce waste, but European Member States urgently need to introduce policies to support and accelerate this transition and maximise the potential economic benefits, according to a new report from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG).

Computer Laboratory researchers win SIGPLAN Most Influential ICFP Paper Award 2017

By jms213 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on Sep 08, 2017.

Computer Laboratory researchers, led by Professor Peter Sewell, have won the SIGPLAN Most Influential ICFP Paper Award 2017. The paper “Ott: Effective Tool Support for the Working Semanticist” is joint work between members of the Computer Laboratory’s Programming, Logic, and … Continue reading

CISL delivers successful sustainable development programme to support leaders from the Guangdong Provincial Government

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Sep 04, 2017.

CISL welcomed 25 leaders from the Guangdong Provincial Government for a three week custom programme in Cambridge and London during July and August 2017.

CISL supports launch of new report from EU High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jul 28, 2017.

28 July 2017 – The EU High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance launched their interim report in Brussels on Tuesday 18 July. To support the launch of the interim report, CISL co-hosted an event in London with Climate Bonds, which was attended by over 120 representatives from the European finance sector including banks, insurance and investment firms.

What is good leadership, and how is it developed?

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jun 27, 2017.

27 June 2017 – the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has been working with the British Council to help define what good leadership looks like in a global policy and political context and across different locations and cultures. The study, undertaken by CISL, will inform the design of a new British Council programme to support future global leaders in the UK and overseas.

CISL Fellow Tony Juniper awarded CBE

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jun 17, 2017.

17 June 2017 – Tony Juniper, CISL Fellow and renowned environmentalist, author and advisor to business and governments, was today recognised for his services to conservation with a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

New research from CISL highlights business need for simple and consistent natural capital metrics

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jun 13, 2017.

13 June 2017 – Businesses are becoming more aware of their impacts and dependencies upon the natural environment but there is a lack of consistency and links to commercial drivers in the metrics used to quantify impacts and dependencies across businesses.

Banking Environment Initiative welcomes HSBC

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jun 08, 2017.

8 June 2017 – The Banking Environment Initiative (BEI) welcomes its newest member, HSBC, to its membership of 12 global banks working to lead the banking industry in directing capital towards socially and environmentally sustainable economic development.

Our transition to a low carbon economy is unstoppable

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jun 02, 2017.

2 June 2017 – Message from Dame Polly Courtice, DBE, LVO, Founder Director, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

Natural Capital Impact Group introduces new biodiversity metric to help companies and investors improve impact on natural environment

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on May 19, 2017.

22 May 2017 – On World Biodiversity Day, a global network of companies, including Kering, Interserve, Mars and Asda, working together to determine how business can sustain the natural world and its resources, has released the initial stage of their work in developing a metric to help corporates improve their impact on the natural environment.

How can the insurance industry support sustainable infrastructure in emerging economy cities?

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on May 16, 2017.

16 May 2017 – ClimateWise publishes new guide to multi-sector collaboration on infrastructure risk and resilience.

Roelie van Wijk-Russchen, CEO of TKP Investments, appointed Chair of the Investment Leaders Group (ILG)

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on May 15, 2017.

15 May 2017 – Roelie will support the ILG with strategic guidance to help the group deliver an ambitious three-year programme focusing on investment impact and long-termism.

Industry leaders support stronger EU renewables targets to enable swifter transition to low carbon economy

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Apr 25, 2017.

26 April 2017 – Leading businesses are calling on the EU to raise the ambition of its renewable energy targets.

Sustainability in Turbulent Times – Lessons from the Nexus Network

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Mar 21, 2017.

21 March 2017 – The Nexus Network has launched a new report, Sustainability in Turbulent Times, which highlights their learnings on how to tackle the nexus challenge – the interdependency between food, energy, water and the environment.

CISL holds sustainability leadership conference for Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Mar 15, 2017.

15 March 2017 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) are holding a Sustainability Leadership Conference on 15 and 16 March 2017 to help promote the concept of sustainability in Dubai in co-operation with international organisations and institutions.

Commercial forestry urged to consider natural resources in its decision-making in new CISL report

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Mar 02, 2017.

2 March 2017 – Today, the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership publishes a new report on the importance of the commercial forestry industry managing the risks and opportunities associated with natural resources.

ClimateWise welcomes the TCFD’s draft disclosure recommendations

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Feb 28, 2017.

28 February 2017 – ClimateWise also calls for closer alignment across both sides of insurers’ balance sheets.

Future-proofing the EU economy: Government and business leaders from around the world attend the Green Growth Summit V

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Feb 27, 2017.

27 February 2017 – The Green Growth Summit V took place today in Brussels, bringing together ministers, government officials, businesses and experts from around the world.

UK Treasury Minister welcomes BEI’s Fintech Taskforce

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Feb 17, 2017.

17 February 2017 – The Minister’s response came after the announcement of the Taskforce by the Banking Environment Initiative (BEI) following an event hosted by CISL’s Patron, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.

Statement of support for the work of the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Feb 15, 2017.

15 February 2017 – Statement issued by the members of the Banking Environment Initiative.

Dr Paul Fisher appointed as Vice Chair of the Banking Environment Initiative

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Feb 13, 2017.

13 February 2017 – Dr Fisher is the Bank of England’s former Executive Director for Supervisory Risk and Regulatory Operations as well as the former Deputy Head of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).

Salters' prize for Clementine Chambon

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Dec 16, 2013.

Clementine Chambon awarded one of this year's Graduate prizes from The Salters' Institute of Industrial Chemistry.

Protein released from cells triggers chain reactions that could cause Alzheimer’s disease

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Dec 05, 2013.

Study in The Journal Of Biological Chemistry

Bingham Fluid Medal for Ian Wilson

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Nov 28, 2013.

Awarded at Viscoplastic Fluids: From Theory to Application conference

Fluidised Particles: 50th anniversary

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Nov 15, 2013.

Fluidised Particles, by John Davidson and David Harrison, first published 1963

Editors' choice paper

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Nov 13, 2013.

Hardness and density distributions of pharmaceutical tablets measured by terahertz pulsed imaging

Awards in Leadership and Management

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Nov 05, 2013.

Roz Williams and Jon Cowper

Photo competition 2013

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Oct 29, 2013.

Enter your photo now

Fellowship for Jethro Akroyd

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Oct 24, 2013.

Fellow of Churchill College

New academic year

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Oct 20, 2013.

Welcome to all

BBSRC 4-year PhD Programme in Biosciences

From Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Published on Oct 11, 2013.

Applications are now invited