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Business lessons from China

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 18, 2018.

A new Cambridge Centre for Chinese Management launches at Cambridge Judge Business School to study world-beating Chinese firms and what the West …

Dr Luca Magri has been awarded the prestigious Hans Fischer Fellowship and the Bernard Lewis Fellowship

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jul 18, 2018.

The Hans Fischer Fellowship is for outstanding and talented early-career international scientists who intend to explore innovative, high-risk topics in their scientific research areas together with a Technische Universität München (TUM) Research Group. 

Adarsh Ganesan wins IET Hudswell International Research Scholarship

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jul 17, 2018.

Adarsh Ganesan (Queens’ College, 2018) has been awarded the IET Hudswell International Research Scholarship 2018 worth £5,000 in recognition of his PhD research on phononic frequency combs.

Legislating labour in the long run

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 16, 2018.

Researchers have built the single largest dataset of employment laws – spanning more than 100 countries across much of post-war history – …

How microchips could help detect prostate cancer

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jul 16, 2018.

Professor of Electronic Engineering Andrew Flewitt is working with researchers at the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Cambridge Centre on a more accurate PSA blood test to detect prostate cancer.

CISL hosts roundtable with leading businesses on the future of sustainable business

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jul 13, 2018.

12 July 2018 – On the third anniversary of Rewiring the Economy, CISL hosted 30 leading businesses on a roundtable on the future of sustainable business.

The Climate Change Act at 10 years: Where next for UK ambition?

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jul 12, 2018.

12 July 2018 – On the ten-year anniversary of the UK Climate Change Act, The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group convened a discussion between leading UK businesses and Parliamentarians to explore setting a net zero carbon emissions target for the UK.

Business to consider their impact on the natural environment in key decisions thanks to new metric from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jul 12, 2018.

12 July 2018 – The Natural Capital Impact Group (NCIG) yesterday hosted an event for over 50 participants, including 25 businesses, to launch a new metric that will help companies reduce their impact on biodiversity, soil and water – natural resources which are crucial for business continuity and preserving the Earth’s ecosystems.

Joint CISL–UK Treasury event on growing the green fintech market

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jul 12, 2018.

12 July 2018 – On the third anniversary of Rewiring the Economy, the Sustainable Finance team from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) co-convened a roundtable discussion with the UK Treasury to explore the roles of industry and governments in the development of green fintech markets.

David Semmens joins fintech company from multinational bank

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 12, 2018.

Executive MBA alumnus David Semmens (EMBA 2012) joins digital investment platform Wealthify from HSBC. David Semmens (EMBA 2012) has made a career …

Using systems approaches within health care improvement

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jul 12, 2018.

An open day to investigate using systems approaches within health care improvement was held at the Department of Engineering. 

Tips for ventures

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 11, 2018.

Experts discuss how startup ventures can avoid fundraising pitfalls at Enterprise Tuesday event at Cambridge Judge Business School. Entrepreneurship has always been …

Blue chips partner with University of Cambridge to fund new breakthrough research on global sustainability challenges

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jul 11, 2018.

11 July 2018 – The Prince of Wales Global Sustainability Fellowship Programme represents a multi-million pound commitment from the private sector to accelerate progress on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

A new era for apprenticeships at Cambridge

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jul 10, 2018.

New standards and funding arrangements for apprenticeships offer opportunities to expand training provision for both new and existing staff.

Top honours in Tallinn

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 09, 2018.

Professors Mark de Rond and Shahzad (Shaz) Ansari of Cambridge Judge win top honours at the annual conference of the European Group …

Automation, AI and the future of jobs

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 09, 2018.

Will automation, AI and robotics mean a jobless future, or will their productivity free us to innovate and explore? Is the impact …

Paper on autonomous vehicle detection system receives prestigious award

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jul 09, 2018.

Engineering PhD alumnus Dr Bella Nguyen and Dr Ioannis Brilakis, Laing O'Rourke Reader in Construction Engineering, have been presented with the 2018 John O. Bickel Award.

Where are Cambridge MBA alumni now? The real stories behind this years’ employment statistics

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 06, 2018.

We caught up with some of our alumni at their graduation and asked them about their current roles and the work they …

Women in private equity

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 06, 2018.

New research commissioned by Level 20 finds that women now entering private equity usually come from banking and consulting, while more senior …

Channel News Asia: Being funny at work can be good for your career

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 05, 2018.

Humour can be beneficial at work, according to research co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School, but there are significant differences on how …

Learning to be disruptive

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 05, 2018.

In 1903, an adviser to the Ford Motor company remarked, “The horse is here to stay but the automobile is only a …

Alessandro de Nicola awarded “Lawyer of the Year”

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 05, 2018.

Alessandro de Nicola (EMBA 2017) is named “Lawyer of the Year” for Corporate Consultancy at the 2018 ‘Legalcommunity’ Corporate Awards in Italy. …

Financial service inefficiency

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 04, 2018.

Despite technological advances, the finance industry can’t show consumers it has become more efficient over the past century, says David Pitt-Watson, Visiting …

Owlstone Medical scoops the UK’s most prestigious award for engineering innovation

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jul 04, 2018.

Owlstone Medical, creators of a Breath Biopsy platform that could save the global healthcare system more than $1.5billion, has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s 2018 MacRobert Award.

The power of peer learning in Executive Education

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 03, 2018.

Part of the strength of the Cambridge Judge Business School learning experience is the opportunity to exchange ideas and solutions with your …

Institute for Manufacturing Design Show 2018

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jul 03, 2018.

In the first year of the two-year Manufacturing Engineering Tripos (MET) course at the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), students develop a new product, with real business potential.

Fierce CEO: Path to becoming CEO can take twists and turns

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 02, 2018.

David Lenihan, CEO of Ponce Health Sciences University and an alumnus of the Executive MBA programme at Cambridge Judge Business School (EMBA …

Bennett Institute for Public Policy: Disrupting Government: Reassessing social value for the Internet age

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 02, 2018.

Dr Mark Thompson, University Senior Lecturer in Information Systems, calls for a new digital public infrastructure with ‘Lego brick’ components. “At the …

Forbes: Too many legal awards – too little custom satisfaction

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 02, 2018.

A study co-authored by LexisNexis and Kishore Sengupta, Reader in Operations Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, found “unambiguous evidence of a …

Emotions can help make work meaningful

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jul 02, 2018.

Dr Jochen Menges, an expert in organisational behaviour, thinks that emotions matter profoundly for employee performance and behaviour. His studies bring nuance …

BBC World Service: Newsroom

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jun 30, 2018.

Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses computer modelling and how underdogs at Wimbledon are boosted …

Dame Polly Courtice presented with BusinessGreen Lifetime Achievement Award

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jun 28, 2018.

28 June – Dame Polly Courtice, Director of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership has been recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award from BusinessGreen for her work building a community of sustainability leaders over 30 years.

New Scientist: How the weird scoring system in tennis gives underdog a boost

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jun 28, 2018.

According to Dr Chris Hope, Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, the current tennis scoring system – point-game-set-match rather …

Carbon price floor

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Jun 28, 2018.

The European Union should adopt a minimum price on carbon dioxide from electricity generation to boost low-carbon investment, says a new paper …

Cutting-edge biosensing research to be celebrated at Royal Society Exhibition

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jun 27, 2018.

The Cambridge Centre for Doctoral Training in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology has been selected to showcase its cutting-edge biosensing research at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition.

Alumni stories: Conservation Engineer makes the Telegraph’s ‘Top 50 Women in Engineering’ list

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jun 25, 2018.

Chartered Mechanical Engineer Nicola Grahamslaw (St Catharine’s, 2008) has been named by The Telegraph as one of its ‘Top 50 Women in Engineering’ for 2018. 

What causes the sound of a dripping tap – and how do you stop it?

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jun 25, 2018.

Scientists have solved the riddle behind one of the most recognisable, and annoying, household sounds: the dripping tap. And crucially, they have also identified a simple solution to stop it, which most of us already have in our kitchens. 

Driving down freight emissions

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jun 21, 2018.

Researchers, working with leading supermarket chain, Waitrose, have developed a more aerodynamic trailer design for articulated vehicles – cutting fuel consumption and pollution by around 7%.

The Department of Computer Science and Technology and Nokia Bell Labs establish the new Centre for Mobile, Wearable Systems and Augmented Intelligence

By jms213 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on Jun 20, 2018.

Nokia Bell Labs is a founding partner of the new Centre for Mobile, Wearable Systems and Augmented Intelligence, to be based in the Department of Computer Science and Technology. The Centre will advance state-of-the-art mobile systems, security, new materials, and … Continue reading

Graphene paves the way to faster high-speed communications

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jun 20, 2018.

Researchers have created a technology that could lead to new devices for faster, more reliable ultra-broad bandwidth transfers, and demonstrated how electrical fields boost the non-linear optical effects of graphene. 

PhD student’s electronic engineering achievements celebrated with award

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jun 20, 2018.

Postdoctoral Research Associate Nicole Weckman has been highlighted as one of the brightest and most talented young electronic engineers in the UK today.

Women in Engineering: an interview with Dr Elena Punskaya

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jun 18, 2018.

As part of our Women in Engineering series, we meet Dr Elena Punskaya, an Affiliated Lecturer and Fellow at Christ’s College, entrepreneur, and mother-of-three.

Cambridge MPhil in Nuclear Energy gains accreditation

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jun 14, 2018.

A masters degree course designed to train the nuclear leaders of tomorrow has been accredited by the Energy Institute.

Cambridge launches UK's first quantum network

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jun 13, 2018.

The UK’s first quantum network was launched today (June 13) in Cambridge, enabling ‘unhackable’ communications, made secure by the laws of physics, between three sites around the city.

Full Blue Racing student team

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jun 13, 2018.

An interview with some of the key members of the Full Blue Racing student team.

Engineering undergraduates put their skills into practice during internship

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jun 11, 2018.

Engineering undergraduates Tom Vinestock (St John’s College) and Stuart Lewis (Magdalene College) recently completed a 10-week internship at Concrete Canvas. Here they detail their experience

Twisting laser light to probe the nanoscale

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Jun 08, 2018.

A new method to sensitively measure the structure of molecules has been demonstrated by twisting laser light and aiming it at miniscule gold gratings to separate out wavelengths.

A warm welcome to CISL's newest Fellows and Senior Associates

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jun 07, 2018.

7 June 2018 – We are delighted to welcome our newly-appointed research Fellows and Senior Associates to the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). They bring with them a wealth of experience from their work in business, governments and civil society that enables CISL to pioneer positive change across global industries.

Vestas 11th Hour Racing reunites with CISL to celebrate the values of sustainability leadership

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Jun 07, 2018.

7 June 2018 – In September the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) teamed up with Vestas 11th Hour Racing to deliver a tailored sustainability leadership programme to Vestas' talented sailors. Now back in European waters, the crew are taking the opportunity to reflect on their training and to offer a $10,000 grant towards CISL's Leadership Labs.

Two-thirds of G20 member states are engaged with the Financial Stability Board’s climate risk disclosure recommendations

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on May 31, 2018.

31 May 2018 – Approximately two-thirds of G20 member states have actively engaged with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), set up by Bank of England Governor Mark Carney to help the financial sector take account of climate-related issues.

Companies agree to step up action to address growing pressures on UK water

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on May 29, 2018.

29 May 2018 – Over 60 organisations including businesses such as M&S, Nestlé, Coca Cola and Asda as well as number of water companies including Anglian Water, Thames Water and Yorkshire Water, have agreed to step up action to address the increasing pressures to UK water through improved catchment management.

AstraZeneca partners with Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership to launch unique sustainability project in Kenya

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on May 21, 2018.

21 May 2018 – Today at the 71st World Health Assembly, AstraZeneca will announce a new sustainability project in partnership with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). The pilot will see the introduction of portable biodigesters to Dunga Beach on Lake Victoria in Kenya which allow the local community to process organic waste into valuable clean energy. It will study the impact on the environment and local economy, and provide potential insight into the effect of clean cooking on respiratory health.

Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2018 now open for entries

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on May 10, 2018.

10 May 2018 – Entries are now open for the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards, supporting and celebrating inspirational young people from all over the world who have initiatives, products or services that tackle the planet’s biggest sustainability challenges

Seventh Annual Wheeler Lecture

By ncc25 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on May 04, 2018.

We are pleased to announce that the Wheeler Lecture for 2018 will be given on Wednesday 30th May by Prof. Stephen Pulman. The title of the lecture is Language, learning and creativity. More information is available, and

Michael Schaarschmidt awarded 2018 Google PhD Fellowship

By jms213 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on May 03, 2018.

Michael Schaarschmidt has been awarded a 2018 Google PhD Fellowship. Michael is a member of the Systems Research Group under the supervision of Dr Eiko Yoneki.

Cambridge Computer Laboratory hosts Inter-ACE cyber security challenge

By jms213 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on Apr 25, 2018.

More than 130 students representing 18 of the UK’s top cybersecurity universities battled it out at the Inter-ACE 2018 cyber security challenge, hosted at the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge. The competition, supported by GCHQ’s National Cyber Security … Continue reading

Bjarne Stroustrup named recipient of the 2018 IEEE-CS Computer Pioneer Award

By jms213 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on Feb 08, 2018.

Bjarne Stroustrup has been selected to receive the IEEE Computer Society’s 2018 Computer Pioneer Award. The award is given for significant contributions to early concepts and developments in the electronic computer field, which have clearly advanced the state-of-the-art in computing. … Continue reading

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