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New research shows the gender gap in the teaching and study of economics is still dramatic and actually getting worse. Economists argue that this is not just a problem for the discipline, but for society as a whole.

14-07-2021
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Cambridge Consultants, part of Capgemini, has announced its collaboration with MedTech Innovator Asia Pacific, the world’s leading non-profit accelerator of medical devices.

14-07-2021
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Hundreds of people travelled more than 1,000 kilometres in ground-breaking autonomous vehicle trials held in Cambridge.

14-07-2021

Bamboo’s new whitepaper crunches the numbers on x86 powered data centres vs those utilising Arm servers.

14-07-2021

Jagex, a global leader in the development and publishing of living games, has announced an expansion of its internal production teams with a slew of new hires from across the games industry.

14-07-2021
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After his hugely successful adventure with Tintanic – a homemade boat made of tin – in the first lockdown last year, retired Scots Dragoon Guards Major Michael Stanley, better known as Major Mick, has taken his new and “improved” Tintanic II on the road for a tour of waterways around the UK.

14-07-2021
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Like video communication, the digital services platform economy didn’t start with the pandemic. But in the post Covid landscape, digital technologies have changed how we do business. So, what forces are driving the shift in how companies buy business services online? And what does this change look like?

14-07-2021
AM has the potential to revolutionise manufacturing by creating complex metallic or plastic parts on-demand, layer-by-layer.

Cambridge-based artificial intelligence (AI) software specialist Intellegens scooped a double award win at the recent Additive Manufacturing (AM) Innovation Awards, organised by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). The business won both the Best-in-Class Software and Startup Innovation Awards, in competition with an...

13-07-2021

Anglian Water is halfway into a two-year programme of work to install additional storm water storage at 110 of its Water Recycling Centres across the East of England.

13-07-2021
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Featurespace, the leading provider of Enterprise Financial Crime prevention technology for fraud and anti-money laundering, has filed two global patents that will enable new levels of customer protection in the financial industry.

13-07-2021
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CFOs rate growth as their top priority, with expectations for an increase in hiring and investment at their highest levels in almost seven years, says Deloitte. Over half (57%) have either reported a full recovery in demand for their businesses, or expect to do so by the end of the year, with 41% reporting that demand for their businesses has...

13-07-2021
Professor Andy Neely, visits The EpiCentre in Haverhill

Investment into a flexible, modern business centre for entrepreneurs and growing enterprises is already supporting growth and jobs in the local economy just nine months after its launch.

13-07-2021
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The Cambridge Index advanced 137.4 points or 0.5% to close at 28912.5, as four of the top ten Index heavyweights posted weekly gains to their share prices.

13-07-2021

After years of waiting, 5G is finally here. 5G not only greatly improves network experiences for mobile consumers, but more importantly, will bring digitalisation into every industry, revolutionising our society. However, this vision will not be realized without small cell development.

13-07-2021
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The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) strategically invests £75 million per year in eight specialist institutes that provide national capability and expertise in important areas of research. Several of these institutes are located in the East of England.

13-07-2021
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A trainee doctor at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) has been awarded first place for her dementia research poster at the virtual Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2021.

13-07-2021
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The Electronics Industry Awards, organised by Components in Electronics (CIE) publisher Datateam Business Media, is back for 2021 to celebrate the very best professionals, products, projects and companies from across the electronics sector. Paragraf has been...

13-07-2021
Wild flowers on Jesus Green Cambridge / credit: Judi Coe

Cambridge residents will be invited to have their say on a proposed wide-ranging strategy for the council and wider community to work together to protect and enhance nature and wildlife in the city.

13-07-2021
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In her regular series for Cambridge Network members - now in its 15th year - software training expert Karen Roem offers handy tips to help you 'Tame your computer'. This week she describes how to analyse your data - the easy way (Excel for Microsoft 365).

12-07-2021
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Cambridge Network members are urged to complete a new survey to help Cambridge City Council to understand the barriers to adopting the Real Living Wage/accreditation.

12-07-2021

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