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‘Five golden tips’ for the holiday season

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

As the holiday season is upon us, we took a moment out to ask our staff on the MBA team for their …

“Doing” management the Cambridge way

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

The Cambridge MBA can claim a unique approach to teaching the “doing” of management with its Management Praxis course. Faculty and candidates …

Applying artistic thought to engineering

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

First year engineering undergraduates have been exploring water reflection, light and structure as part of extra-curricular art and drawing classes.

The key to managing transition: lessons from Twickenham

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Dec 17, 2018.

What are the keys to managing transition within an organisation? At a lunchtime seminar between the men’s and women’s Varsity rugby matches …

The key to developing resilience: lessons from Twickenham

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Dec 17, 2018.

How do business leaders develop resilience? At a lunchtime seminar between the men’s and women’s Varsity rugby matches at Twickenham on 6 …

Helping insurers gear up for regulation on climate related financial risk: ClimateWise Principles now aligned with TCFD recommendations

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Dec 17, 2018.

17 December 2018 – The ClimateWise Principles, which aim to help insurers disclose their response to climate change, have now been revised to align fully with the recommendations set out by the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

Boyang Shen wins an IEEE Graduate Study Fellowship in Applied Superconductivity

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

Boyang Shen a Research Associate in the Electrical Power and Energy Conversion Group, was awarded an IEEE Graduate Study Fellowship in Applied Superconductivity.

Ten reasons why the Cambridge MFin is the next step in your finance career

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Dec 14, 2018.

In the tenth year of the Cambridge Master of Finance Programme, we look at the top ten reasons why finance professionals should …

Working in pharma: the value of an EMBA

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Dec 13, 2018.

Three pharmaceutical professionals discuss how the Cambridge EMBA has helped their careers in the sector. The Cambridge Executive MBA programme attracts talented …

Civil Engineering team receive the IET award for Information Technology

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

The University of Cambridge took one of the top prizes at the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Innovation Awards.

‘Citizens of Somewhere’

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

Foreign-born academics in Britain are actively engaged in both the UK and internationally, contributing greatly to UK society, says a new study …

Crowdfund Insider: Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance publishes definitive Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking report

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

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) released the second edition of the Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study. The new findings reflect the …

Le Monde: Yellow vests: Citizen hackathon could help to establish dialogue

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

Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School, co-authored an op-ed about the “yellow vest” movement. …

Second annual survey of global cryptoasset activity

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

Findings by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance describe the evolution of an industry that saw big growth in 2017. The Cambridge …

What if a stroke could be diagnosed before a patient’s arrival at hospital?

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

POCKiT Diagnostics is a startup supported by Santander through Cambridge Judge Business School’s Entrepreneurship Centre. The team is developing a device, the …

Corporate governance (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate Podcast series)

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

How have the concepts of corporate governance evolved, and are they fit for purpose in this disruptive era? L-R: Simon Learmount, Shaz …

Alumni stories: Meet global sustainability leader Bradley Hiller

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

Dr Bradley Hiller’s passion to help transition the world onto a more sustainable pathway has led to a number of opportunities – but he says there's much more to do.

Phys.org: The contribution of international academics to UK must be recognised

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

Foreign-born academics in Britain are actively engaged in both the UK and internationally, contributing greatly to UK society, says study co-authored by …

The Cambridge-Tsinghua Engineering Forum comes back to Cambridge

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

The Cambridge-Tsinghua Engineering Forum started in 2013, the venue alternating between Tsinghua University and the University of Cambridge each time.  This year’s event was held in Cambridge on 2 October. It was opened by the Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research, Professor Chris Abell and Tsinghua Vice President, Professor Zhen You.

Cambridge team secure special award for robotic innovation

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

The team behind a robotic manipulation platform called CambridgeARM have won a Special Innovation Award at the World Robot Summit 2018.

Reinvesting market power for the betterment of shareholders

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Dec 10, 2018.

Dr Scott B. Guernsey On the supply side, highly competitive industries are generally characterised as having many firms and low barriers to …

Business Weekly: Seven Cambridge companies in UK gazelles hot 100 list

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Dec 10, 2018.

Equity crowdfunder SyndicateRoom have created a list of Britain’s fastest-growing companies. The Top 100 list highlights some Cambridge-based companies, including two startups …

The Jewish Chronicle: Israel Skeleton star Cohen targets Beijing Olympics

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Dec 10, 2018.

Georgina Cohen, who works as Online Communications Officer at Cambridge Judge Business School, has become the first female athlete to compete in …

Preoccupied firm directors

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Dec 10, 2018.

One-fifth of independent directors are ‘distracted’ each year by various issues, and this harms firm valuation, operating performance and M&A deal profitability, …

Cambridge News: How the Cambridge Satchel Company has changed over ten years

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Dec 08, 2018.

An interview with Julie Deane, Co-Founder of Cambridge Satchel Company, as the brand celebrates ten years. Julie talks on how it all …

China Daily: As in the past, integration key to the future

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Dec 08, 2018.

Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes about China’s economy and what the country should do …

TechCrunch: BIOS raises $4.5m to further develop its ‘neural interface’ and new ways to treat chronic medical conditions

From CJBS InsightCJBS Insight. Published on Dec 07, 2018.

BIOS, a startup that has created an integrated medical device that provides the interface between an advanced prosthetic and the body, has …

Cambridge alliance secures £72 million in government funding to drive innovation and boost construction

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Dec 06, 2018.

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) at the University of Cambridge has joined a new alliance to transform the way that infrastructure in the UK is designed, built and used.

Making a global impact: self-healing concrete

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Dec 05, 2018.

Cambridge research into self-healing concrete and other intelligent infrastructure materials has featured on BBC World News, BBC Breakfast and BBC Look East as part of a special programme.

Professor Richard Prager is the new Head of Department

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

Professor Prager formally took up the position on 1 December 2018, succeeding Dr Claire Barlow, who became interim Head of the Department when Professor David Cardwell left the position in the summer. Professor Cardwell, who led the Department for four years, is now Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Strategy and Planning.

Professor P. John Clarkson receives the Sir Misha Black Medal for Distinguished Services to Design Education

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Nov 29, 2018.

The 40th Anniversary Sir Misha Black Medal for Distinguished Services to Design Education has been awarded to Professor P. John Clarkson, Professor of Engineering Design. 

Renata Puchala awarded the 2018 Mentis Cleantech Bursary

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Nov 27, 2018.

27 November 2018 – We are delighted to announce that Renata Puchala, MSt in Sustainability Leadership Cohort 9, has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Mentis Cleantech & Social Enterprise Futures Bursary.

Cambridge team wins the 2018 Northwestern Europe Regional Contest

By jms213 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on Nov 26, 2018.

Congratulations to Team Treenity, winners of The 2018 Northwestern Europe Regional Contest. NWERC 2018 is an official regional contest in the International Collegiate Programming Contest. It draws students from colleges and universities throughout Belgium, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Ireland, Iceland, Norway, … Continue reading

Professor's outstanding achievements honoured with award

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Nov 26, 2018.

Professor Florin Udrea has been announced the winner of a major award which honours outstanding achievements in nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Engineering artistry on show in the Department’s Photography Competition

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Nov 22, 2018.

The variety and beauty of engineering has been captured in prize-winning imagery submitted into our 2018 ZEISS Photography Competition.

Measuring well being in India's urban slums

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Nov 19, 2018.

Ramit Debnath's PhD focuses on sustainable development of urban slums.

Cambridge secures £1.6 million to develop low cost digital tools for SMEs

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

The University of Cambridge has been awarded £1.6 million grant funding to help support the translation of digital capabilities into the manufacturing sector.

The Royal Warrant Holders Association Scholarship for the MSt in Sustainability Leadership opens for applications

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

13 November 2018 – The Royal Warrant Holders Association has announced its first two Master's in Sustainability Leadership scholarship winners and opens the call for new applications.

How do volcanoes affect a jet engine?

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

Chris Smith from The Naked Scientists radio show spoke to Dr Anna Young about the effect of volcanic ash on aircraft engines and what can be done to minimise the damage.

The Institution of Structural Engineers best Research into Practice paper

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

Emeritus Professor Chris Burgoyne and former student Owen Mitchell have been awarded The Institution of Structural Engineers' People and Papers Awards 2018: best Research into Practice prize, for their paper on "Prestressing in Coventry Cathedral". The paper is based on work carried out by Owen during his 4th year project. 

Alumnus John Parker awarded the Milne medal

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Nov 07, 2018.

The British Group of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) have announced that this year's winner of the coveted Milne Medal is alumnus John Parker, Director of Building Structures at WSP in the UK.

Cambridge and AI: what makes this city a good place to start a business?

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Nov 05, 2018.

What makes a city as small as Cambridge a hotbed for AI and machine learning start-ups? A critical mass of clever people obviously helps. But there’s more to Cambridge’s success than that.

Adepeju Jaiyeoba announced as the winner of the 2018 The Prince of Wales Prize

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

31 October 2018 – Last night, Unilever and the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership announced that Adepeju Jaiyeoba - founder of Mother’s Delivery Kit - has been chosen from eight winning entrepreneurs as the recipient of this year’s HRH The Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneur Prize.

Multi-million pound initiative from Microsoft to support AI research at Cambridge

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Oct 31, 2018.

The University of Cambridge is joining with Microsoft to help tackle the problem of ‘brain drain’ in AI and machine learning research.

Cambridge partners in new €1 billion European Quantum Flagship

By Department of Engineering from Department of Engineering - Latest news. Published on Oct 29, 2018.

The University of Cambridge is a partner in the €1 billion Quantum Flagship, an EU-funded initiative to develop quantum technologies across Europe. 

Dr Amanda Prorok receives Best Paper Award at DARS 2018

By jms213 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on Oct 22, 2018.

Dr Amanda Prorok has received the Best Paper Award, at DARS 2018: 14th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems, for ‘Redundant Robot Assignment on Graphs with Uncertain Edge Costs‘. Dr Prorok is a member of the Digital Technology Group.

Robert Sansom Professorship of Computer Science to be appointed

By jms213 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on Oct 12, 2018.

The Department of Computer Science and Technology (formerly, the Computer Laboratory) will be appointing a new Robert Sansom Professorship of Computer Science in 2019/20. The Chair will build on the University’s strengths in computer science and will be based in … Continue reading

A growing wave of support from EU business and policy leaders for a zero emissions future at the Green Growth Summit

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

16 October 2018 – The 2018 GGP Summit, ‘From Here to 2050: taking the long-term view for innovation and transformation’ brought together over 80 Ministers, policy makers, key thinkers, and business leaders, alongside EU Commission officials and Members of the European Parliament, to take stock and discuss the opportunities, challenges and next steps to building an economy fit for the 21st century.

A landmark report supported by CISL assesses the financial impact of disruptive energy transition

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

11 October 2018 – On Monday, De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) launched an energy transition risk stress test for the financial system of the Netherlands. The study, supported by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership's Centre for Sustainable Finance, provides a first attempt at assessing potential financial stability impact of a disruptive energy transition.

Dr Robert Harle receives ACM Ubicomp 10 Year Impact Award

By jms213 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on Oct 10, 2018.

Dr Robert Harle has been awarded the ACM Ubicomp 10 Year Impact Award at Ubicomp 2018, for his paper from 2008 entitled ‘Pedestrian localisation for indoor environments’. The paper was joint work with Oliver Woodman.

Dr Noa Zilberman named in list of 10 Rising Stars in Computer Networking and Communications

By jms213 from Computer Laboratory News » Frontpage. Published on Oct 02, 2018.

Dr Noa Zilberman, a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow and member of the Networks and Operating Systems Group, has been named in the fourth list of “N2Women: Rising Stars in Computer Networking and Communications”.

Green Growth Platform Summit 2018: “From Here to 2050: Building the business case for whole economy long-term strategy”

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Sep 27, 2018.

26 September 2018 – The Green Growth Platform will host its 2018 Summit on Monday 8 October in Luxembourg ahead of the European Environment Council meeting on 9 October.

The Natural Capital Impact Group welcomes Thames Water as its newest member

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Sep 26, 2018.

26 September 2018 - CISL are pleased to announce that Thames Water have joined the Natural Capital Impact Group. The group helps its members to understand the benefits of incorporating natural capital in their company decision-making to both their business and the environment.

Global Climate Action Summit: Governments must aim for net zero carbon emissions before 2050, say business leaders

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

12 September 2018 – Leading CEOs back calls from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group for ambitious targets to inspire transition to a low-carbon economy.

Bottled water and soft drinks producers drive plan to eliminate plastic packaging waste from their sectors by 2030

From Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Published on Sep 05, 2018.

6 September 2018 – The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and a group of leading bottled water and soft drink manufacturers have launched a report today at the House of Commons, which sets out an ambitious roadmap to eliminate plastic packaging waste from the bottled water and soft drinks value chain by 2030.

CISL celebrates the successes of its Postgraduate Certificate and Master's Students

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

Earlier this month we were delighted to welcome back to Cambridge our most recent students to celebrate the successful completion of their respective courses: the Postgraduate Certificates and the Master's in Sustainability Leadership.

CISL strengthens European presence with two senior appointments in Brussels

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

31 August 2018 — As part of a move to enhance its European activities and strengthen its presence in Brussels, the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) is delighted to announce two important new appointments to its Policy team.

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