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Pomeroy Academy Scholarship launched for Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Feb 26, 2020.

February 2020 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and Professor Jason Pomeroy are delighted to announce the launch of a new scholarship for prospective Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment (IDBE) Master's students.

Green chemistry

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 26, 2020.

The impact of research by Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville of Cambridge Judge Business School on the green chemistry movement is featured on the …

Two female entrepreneurs making Cambridge their new home

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 26, 2020.

As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2020 and #CambridgeWomenCan we meet two female founders and discover why Cambridge is the right place …

Criticism and creativity

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 26, 2020.

Bosses have thicker skin than assumed, so companies can boost performance by encouraging negative feedback of superiors by staff, says study co-authored …

Cambridge lecturer interviewed for Discovery Channel documentary series

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Feb 26, 2020.

Dr Kristen MacAskill, Lecturer in Engineering, Environment and Sustainable Development, has been interviewed by the Discovery Channel for two episodes of the 'Disasters Engineered' documentary series currently airing in the UK. 

The climate crisis: towards zero carbon

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Feb 26, 2020.

Sir David Attenborough, Dame Jane Goodall DBE and leading Cambridge University researchers talk about the urgency of climate crisis – and some of the solutions that will take us towards zero carbon.

Venturing forth: soundpiece

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 24, 2020.

An entrepreneur, currently studying for the Masters in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School, hopes to inspire people to create beautiful music …

Join us at the 2020 Cambridge Science Festival

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Feb 24, 2020.

Demonstrations of bio-inspired robotics, laser lab tours, and an introduction to the world of self-healing concrete, are among the engineering topics being explored during the 26th Cambridge Science Festival, running from 9-22 March.

Exploring diversity and leadership at the Executive MBA women’s networking event

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 20, 2020.

A fascinating evening of conversation, participation and networking exploring the importance of diversity and inclusion. On Friday 14 February we were delighted …

Animated insights on performance in the cultural & creative industries

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 20, 2020.

A few years ago, Dr Allègre Hadida, Senior Lecturer in Strategy at Cambridge Judge Business School, created with the help of a …

Dr Farhad Mirzayev spearheads expansion of a technology-driven ticket company

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 20, 2020.

Executive MBA (EMBA) alumnus Dr Farhad Mirzayev wants to add value to ticket sales and marketing in the UK through virtual reality. …

Harvard Business Review: A subordinate’s criticism makes you more creative

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 19, 2020.

A study co-authored by Dr Yeun Joon Kim, University Senor Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge, on “bottom-up” criticism is featured …

Converting clicks into care

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 19, 2020.

A novel tool to assess patient experience, developed at the Psychometrics Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School, enters advanced pilot stage at …

The 'P' word

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Feb 19, 2020.

It's time for blue-sky thinking plus practical measures in the battle to reduce plastic waste.

Cambridge Independent: Cambridge Spark to open London AI campus and plots US expansion

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 18, 2020.

A startup that was previously on the Accelerate Cambridge programme is set to expand to London with a new office opening in …

Business Weekly: Say goodbye to Hollywood and hello to Netflix?

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 17, 2020.

A new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School says the battle between Hollywood studios and streaming services such as Netflix is …

Divest or engage?

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 17, 2020.

There is ‘disquieting’ evidence that environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics differ considerably among rating firms, says new paper led by the …

It’s time to get angry about inefficiency and waste in manufacturing

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Feb 17, 2020.

An interview with Professor Steve Evans, Director of Research at the Centre for Industrial Sustainability, part of Cambridge University's Institute for Manufacturing.

Pro-business degrowth

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 14, 2020.

Three ‘degrowth’ strategies can help firms pursue new opportunities while benefitting the planet, says new Harvard Business Review article co-authored by Dr …

Green Biz: Rethinking the ‘P’ word

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 14, 2020.

Plastic has become a malevolent symbol of our wasteful society. It’s also fundamental to almost every aspect of our lives. How do …

Harvard Business Review: Why ‘de-growth’ shouldn’t scare businesses

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 14, 2020.

Three ‘degrowth’ strategies can help firms pursue new opportunities while benefitting the planet, says a new Harvard Business Review article co-authored by …

Internet oversight urged

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 13, 2020.

Create a WTO-equivalent to oversee the internet, recommends major new report by panel chaired by Professor Peter Williamson of Cambridge Judge Business …

30% Club scholarship winner announced

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 13, 2020.

To help create a more balanced and diverse workplace and to help more women reach senior positions of influence, Cambridge Judge Business …

Business Cloud: AI that won’t let the bed bugs bite

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 13, 2020.

A feature about the Spotta startup, which aims to tackle pest problems in hospitality with a smart pest system called Bed Pot. …

Government Computing: Internet needs monitoring by WTO-type body, says new report

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 13, 2020.

Create a WTO-equivalent to oversee the internet, recommends a major new report by a panel chaired by Professor Peter Williamson of Cambridge …

The Kirk Global Challenge to fund undergraduate teams to develop inventive technology

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Feb 13, 2020.

The Department of Engineering has joined forces with alumnus Ewan Kirk to launch the Kirk Global Challenge to help jumpstart economic growth in the developing world.

Best first-day IPO

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Feb 12, 2020.

Cancer therapy company Monopar Therapeutics, led by Cambridge MBA Chandler Robinson, has very successful initial public offering (IPO) on Nasdaq. Monopar, a …

Dr Jenni Sidey-Gibbons on her inspirational journey to becoming an astronaut

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Feb 12, 2020.

Cambridge lecturer Dr Jenni Sidey-Gibbons returned to the Department of Engineering recently to host a special talk on her journey to becoming an astronaut with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).

New CISL South Africa Director calls for bold, strategic leadership in the region

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Feb 10, 2020.

10 February 2020 – Dr Andrew Venter has been appointed Director of CISL’s operations in South Africa (CISL SA) where he will drive the organisation’s mission to enable leadership in response to critical challenges.

Study into the dynamics of free-falling paper shapes could aid the design of bio-inspired robotics

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Feb 10, 2020.

Research into the trajectories of hundreds of free-falling paper shapes can help inform the design of bio-inspired robotics that mimic nature.

How a Blue Tap approach could increase access to clean drinking water

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Feb 04, 2020.

When PhD student Francesca O’Hanlon founded social enterprise Blue Tap, her goal was to find a more reliable way to chlorinate household water supplies in developing countries. 

Prince of Wales launches new UK centre for low-carbon aviation

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jan 31, 2020.

The Prince of Wales launched the National Centre for Propulsion and Power during a visit to the University of Cambridge earlier this week (28 January). Based at the world famous Whittle Laboratory, the Centre aims to accelerate the development of decarbonisation technologies.

The Prince of Wales commends Cambridge ambitions for zero carbon flight during visit to University of Cambridge’s Whittle Laboratory

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jan 30, 2020.

30 January 2020 – The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and the University of Cambridge Whittle Laboratory hosted a meeting for HRH The Prince of Wales, aviation business leaders, senior government officials and academics to announce the university’s ambition to develop the world’s first zero carbon flight.

Online hate speech could be contained like a computer virus, say researchers

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jan 30, 2020.

Artificial intelligence is being developed that will allow advisory 'quarantining' of hate speech in a manner akin to malware filters – offering users a way to control exposure to 'hateful content' without resorting to censorship.

Banking sector ‘active mindset’ key to accelerating response to climate crisis

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jan 29, 2020.

30 January 2020 – A new report from the Banking Environment Initiative (BEI) highlights the need for the banking sector to develop an ‘active mindset’ in order to accelerate the transition to a net zero carbon economy. Pioneering banks have started to adopt this mindset, approaching the decarbonisation of the economy as a strategic opportunity.

DeepMind Scholars at Cambridge

By Jonathan Goddard from News. Published on Jan 29, 2020.

Our three DeepMind Scholars for 2019/20 are David Adeboye, Claire Coffey and Jennifer White. Here they discuss what led them to Cambridge, their interests in computer science and their aims for the future.

Autonomous robot challenge sparks children’s interest in technology

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jan 27, 2020.

The Department of Engineering hosted a series of robotic-themed challenges as part of a science and technology competition, which attracted more than 200 school children.

Dr Neel Krishnaswami wins a Distinguished Paper Award

By Jonathan Goddard from News. Published on Jan 23, 2020.

Dr Neel Krishnaswami has won a Distinguished Paper Award for a paper that presents a new programming language for database queries and program analysis, as well as a new optimization technique.

Elliot’s journey from mechanical engineering apprentice to Chief Technician at the Whittle Laboratory

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jan 23, 2020.

Elliot Reed is one of the Chief Technicians at the Department’s Whittle Laboratory – a world-leading research centre for turbomachinery aerodynamics. Elliot spends four days a week in the lab machining parts to order for academics and students, and one day a week at Cambridge Regional College on an apprenticeship programme, where he is studying for a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Engineering.

A new treatment for epilepsy

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jan 21, 2020.

Cambridge research into a new technology to treat epilepsy and other neurological disorders has featured on BBC News.

Featured computer scientist: Krittika D'Silva

By Jonathan Goddard from News. Published on Jan 20, 2020.

Prize-winning PhD student Krittika D'Silva discusses her academic research in AI, her work with the UN and NASA, and her dream of using machine learning to have a positive impact on the world.

Aris Vrettos appointed Director of CISL’s Centre for Business Transformation

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jan 20, 2020.

20 January 2020 – Aris Vrettos has been appointed Director of CISL’s new Centre for Business Transformation. The Centre will convene forward-looking companies, undertake research and explore innovative strategies and mechanisms to enable business to play a transformative role in delivering sustainability within the next decade.

Interdisciplinary Cambridge team takes part in Harbin ice festival

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jan 20, 2020.

Cambridge Engineering and Architecture students travelled to icy Harbin (-25ºC) the week before Christmas to take part in the annual “Ice and Snow Construction Competition”.

Meet the new astronauts who hail from Cambridge

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jan 16, 2020.

Cambridge lecturer Dr Jenni Sidey-Gibbons and Gates Cambridge Scholar Kayla Barron have become fully fledged astronauts, beginning careers in exploration that may take them to the International Space Station, on missions to the Moon under the Artemis program, or someday, Mars.

MSt in Sustainability in Sustainability Leadership attracts record number of applications for 2019 intake

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jan 15, 2020.

January 2020 – Over 300 students from 78 countries have studied the MSt in Sustainability Leadership since the course launched in 2010, and last year the course attracted a record number of applications. Now entering its eleventh year, this unique course empowering business leaders to tackle critical challenges is more vital than ever.

Digital Twins: The Next Phase of the AI Revolution?

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jan 15, 2020.

Ahead of his Turing Talk touring lecture series, Professor Mark Girolami, Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Cambridge, Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair, Academic Director of CDBB, and Director of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Programme on Data Centric Engineering at The Alan Turing Institute, reflects on the history of Digital Twins and their transformative potential for our future lives.

Winners of the Department’s Photography Competition unveiled

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jan 13, 2020.

Imagery and video capturing 3D-patterned electrospun fibres, the real-time application of deep learning to a ‘dancing man’, and the flow structures and acoustic waves of a turbulent jet from an aeroengine, are among the prize-winning entries in the Department’s 2019 ZEISS Photography Competition.

Green-sky thinking for propulsion and power

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jan 08, 2020.

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

Featured Computer Science researcher: Luke Church

By Jonathan Goddard from News. Published on Jan 06, 2020.

Luke Church is a computer scientist who is strongly involved in humanitarian work with Africa’s Voices Foundation. His work involves empowering others through technology.

Professor Andy Neely awarded an OBE

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jan 06, 2020.

Professor Andy Neely, FREng, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Enterprise and Business Relations at the University, and former Head of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), has received an OBE for services to Research and to University/Industry Collaboration.

Dr Nina Seega appointed as Academic Visitor at the Bank of England

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Dec 18, 2019.

18 December 2019 – The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) is delighted to announce that Dr Nina Seega, Research Director for CISL’s Centre for Sustainable Finance, has been appointed as academic visitor at the Bank of England.

ClimateWise publish their annual Principles review

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Dec 17, 2019.

18 December 2019 – This year’s ClimateWise Principles Review is the first since the framework was aligned with the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and reflects the ambition of our members to be accountable on their climate response.

After three decades of championing sustainability, Dame Polly Courtice is stepping down as CISL Director

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Dec 13, 2019.

A message from CISL Director Dame Polly Courtice

Dr Andreas Vlachos wins an ERC Grant for a project that combats fake news

By Jonathan Goddard from News. Published on Dec 11, 2019.

Dr Andreas Vlachos has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for the project AVeriTeC, which will transform automated fact checking in fields including politics, economics and science.

Winner of 2019 Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards announced

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Nov 29, 2019.

29 November 2019 – Last night Unilever and the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership announced that Emmanuel Emodek, founder of digital platform ChapChap, has been chosen from eight winning entrepreneurs as the recipient of this year’s HRH The Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneurs Prize.

Do switches dream of machine learning?

By Jonathan Goddard from News. Published on Nov 22, 2019.

The paper "Do switches dream of machine learning?" appeared at the HotNets 2019 conference last week. The research paper explores the potential use of commodity programmable switches for in-network classification.

Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership launches Accelerator to support entrepreneurs and SMEs push boundaries in sustainability

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Nov 21, 2019.

28 November 2019 – A new business Accelerator launched today by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, will help local and regional entrepreneurs, SMEs and startups tackle the challenges of a transition to a sustainable economy.

Cambridge students excel in European programming contest

By Jonathan Goddard from News. Published on Nov 20, 2019.

Three teams of Cambridge students enjoyed success at the Northwestern Europe Regional Contest (NWERC) in Eindhoven last weekend. The Cambridge teams were amongst the most successful at the contest, coming in second, seventh and eighth place among 123 teams.

Business for Nature consultation now open

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Nov 07, 2019.

7 October 2019 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has joined together with other influential organisations working with forward-thinking businesses to form the Business for Nature coalition.

lowRISC launches OpenTitan and appoints Andy Hopper Chair of the Board

By Jonathan Goddard from News. Published on Nov 06, 2019.

lowRISC is a not-for-profit company that uses collaborative engineering to build open source silicon designs and tools. The company is a spin-out from the Department of Computer Science and Technology.

Prevention better than cure at preventing young users from getting involved in cybercrime

By Jonathan Goddard from News. Published on Oct 22, 2019.

A new study led by the Cambridge Cybercrime Centre finds that highly-targeted messaging campaigns from law enforcement can be surprisingly effective at dissuading young gamers from getting involved in cybercrime.

Cambridge collaborates with Arm to improve computer security

By auto from News. Published on Oct 18, 2019.

A team of researchers at the Department of Computer Science and Technology are working with Arm and others to radically update the foundation of today's insecure digital computing infrastructure.

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