Tag Archives: Cambridge

Cambridge alumnus Richard Henderson jointly awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

CAMBRIDGE, 05-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cambridge alumnus Richard Henderson (Corpus Christi College, 1966) has been jointly awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, along with former Cambridge University senior research associate Joachim Frank, and Jacques Dubochet from the University of Lausanne, … Read the full press release

Cambridge alumni startup became UK’s latest $1billion tech startup

Improbable, founded by Cambridge alumni Herman Narula (Girton 2007) and Rob Whitehead (Robinson 2009), became the UK’s latest $1billion tech startup this week. CAMBRIDGE, 15-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The company, which helps companies build complex simulations and virtual worlds, has been … Read the full press release

Cambridge’s Department of Engineering: the issue of trust is becoming increasingly important as machine learning becomes more common

Computers that learn for themselves are with us now. As they become more common in ‘high-stakes’ applications like robotic surgery, terrorism detection and driverless cars, researchers ask what can be done to make sure we can  trust them. CAMBRIDGE, 21-Oct-2016 … Read the full press release

Computer scientists, criminologists and legal academics join forces in Cambridge to combat cybercrime

As more and more crime moves online, computer scientists, criminologists and legal academics have joined forces in Cambridge to improve our understanding and responses to cybercrime, helping governments, businesses and ordinary users construct better defences. CAMBRIDGE, 21-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — We’ve … Read the full press release

Cambridge graduate student Siobhan Sweeney: Public companies should appoint ‘Contrarian Director’ to challenge management recommendations and suggest alternatives

Public companies should appoint a ‘Contrarian Director’ – inspired by the ‘Devil’s Advocate’ – to challenge board decisions and suggest alternatives, according to new Cambridge research. Cambridge, 15-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Public companies should appoint a ‘Contrarian Director’ who systematically challenges … Read the full press release

Bank of England Deputy Governor Paul Tucker named Senior Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s M-RCBG in Cambridge and Harvard Business School’s Finance Unit in Boston

29-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Harvard Kennedy School, the Harvard Business School and the Bank of England are today announcing that Paul Tucker, currently Deputy Governor for Financial Stability and member of the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England, … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca selects Cambridge Biomedical Campus for its new global R&D centre and corporate headquarters

Move brings AstraZeneca’s small molecule and MedImmune’s biologics research and development together at purpose-built facility on Cambridge Biomedical Campus 21-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — AstraZeneca today announced that its new UK-based global research and development centre and corporate headquarters will be located … Read the full press release