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Mindful employees less likely to quit, study finds
August 11, 2022
Employees who practise mindfulness are less likely to be bored at work and less likely to quit their jobs, a new study has found.
Amazon to create 4,000 new UK jobs this year
July 21, 2022
Online retail giant Amazon has announced that it plans to create 4,000 new UK jobs this year, despite the tech industry’s downturn.
Cambridge named most ‘AI-ready city’ in new report
July 21, 2022
Cambridge is the most “AI-ready city” in the UK, new research from a leading AI and analytics specialist has revealed.
Cambridge University EV charging spin-out raises £50m to lead the future of sustainable energy storage
July 19, 2022
A University of Cambridge electric vehicle (EV) charging spinout has secured £50m in funding to help it build a UK manufacturing plant.
Cambridgeshire data centre campus takes huge step forward with funding deal
June 22, 2022
A new 700,000 sq. ft. data centre campus in Cambridgeshire has taken a huge step towards becoming a reality after the site’s owners agreed a new funding package.
Cambridge students reach science and engineering final with robotic seed planter
June 17, 2022
A group of students from Cambridge have made their way to the finals of The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition, with their robotic seed planter.
10 companies to test next generation cybersecurity technologies from the University of Cambridge and Arm
June 9, 2022
Ten companies from across the UK have been given the opportunity to trial potentially game-changing prototype cybersecurity technology as part of a Digital Catapult initiative.
Cambridge scientists develop robot chef that can cook and check seasoning
May 25, 2022
Scientists from the University of Cambridge have developed a robot chef that can not only cook food, but also taste test its creations to check if they hit the mark.
Tech giant Apple set for major Cambridge expansion
May 23, 2022
American tech giant Apple is all set to move its local workforce into a new seven-storey office block in the centre of Cambridge, a move which, insiders say, could spark a major recruitment drive.
Cambridge engineers power computer with algae
May 19, 2022
Engineers from the University of Cambridge have successfully powered a computer using just algae, ambient light and water.
Creator Fund raises £15m to back the student founders of tomorrow’s unicorns
April 25, 2022
Early-stage venture capital (VC) investor Creator Fund has raised $20m (£15.3m) to invest in the student founders of tomorrow’s unicorns.
Cambridge scientists begin GM and gene-edited barley trial that could reduce need for synthetic fertilisers
April 19, 2022
A field trial of genetically modified (GM) and gene-edited barley has commenced in the UK to see if more sustainable and equitable ways of farming can be developed.
‘UK a quantum computing leader’ - CEO of Cambridge Quantum
April 7, 2022
The CEO and founder of an independent quantum computing company based in Cambridge has said the UK is a quantum computing “leader”.
Finalists revealed for 2021-22 Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards
March 24, 2022
The finalists for the 2021-22 Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards have been revealed.
Life Sciences, IT industries help Cambridge city region realise growth during pandemic
March 22, 2022
The life sciences, information technology and telecommunications industries helped the Cambridge city region weather the COVID-19 pandemic economic storm and actually emerge the other side having witnessed growth.
Cambridge-born Raspberry Pi turns 10
March 16, 2022
It’s the most successful computer ever to come out of the UK and now the amazing Raspberry Pi has turned 10.
UK labour market continues its recovery
February 24, 2022
Despite the threat posed by the Omicron coronavirus variant, the UK labour market has continued its great recovery, official figures show.
Cambridge team develops fully woven, smart textile display
February 21, 2022
A team of scientists in Cambridge has developed a fully woven smart textile display which could lead to a "whole new class of smart devices and systems".
Cambridge University tech spin-out secures £1.3m investment
February 17, 2022
A University of Cambridge spin-out has secured £1.3m in funding to accelerate commercialisation of its novel CO2 emission-cutting technology.
New Cambridge research centre to develop next-generation batteries & battery materials
January 31, 2022
A new research centre in Cambridge will focus on cracking one of the UK’s biggest net zero challenges: how to sustainably create next-generation batteries and battery materials.
Cambridge engineering firm eyeing growth after scooping prestigious innovation award
January 24, 2022
Cambridge Precision Engineering is looking to develop an entire unit to build on the success of its market-leading cobot innovation.
New Cambridge University research centre will study life in the universe
January 19, 2022
Are we alone in the Universe? It's a question that most people have pondered at some time. Now, a new research centre has been opened in Cambridge to try to determine the answer.

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