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The Huffington Post: Without a strong institutional commitment to consent training, sexual violence will continue in British universities

Dr Lilia Giugni, Teaching Associate of the MSt in Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge and founder of Gen Pol, comments on the culture of sexual violence in Ivy League institutions. “Women’s Officers and Student Unions have done an amazing job…

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Bdaily: AI-powered patient monitoring system receives Innovate UK grant

Cambridge Bio-Augmentation Systems (CBAS), a startup that has created an integrated medical device that provides the interface between an advanced prosthetic and the body, was awarded a £865k Digital Health Technology Catalyst grant. The company will work with other companies…

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The Saigon Times: Social innovation lecture tour

The British Council in Vietnam is working in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Training to organise a social innovation lecture tour with Dr Belinda Bell, programme director of the Cambridge Social Ventures, part of the Cambridge Judge Business…

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Social innovation through housing

Housing associations are now rediscovering their radical and ambitious roots to make a big difference, says Belinda Bell, Director of the Cambridge Social Ventures programme at Cambridge Judge. Dr Belinda Bell, Director of the Cambridge Social Ventures programme of the…

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Numerous skyscrapers tower above the horizon. These are the residential ‘tower blocks’ in the ‘Seaton’ area of Aberdeen. The area has a mixed demographic but suffers from social issues such as poverty and unemployment.

Business Because: MBA startups to look out for

Lara Miller, Cambridge MBA alumna (MBA 2014) and co-founder of the AmaElla startup, is featured in the article about MBA startups. Lara talks about her social venture that designs and produces beautiful lingerie made from organic cotton. “It came up…

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Business Weekly: BeeBee creates a buzz with reusable beeswax food wrap

BeeBee Wraps, a venture that produces eco-friendly reusable food wraps as an alternative to plastic packaging, has teamed up with Cambridge Consultants aiming to scale up production. The startup is supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme, run by the…

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The Guardian: Prison Voicemail: ‘Prisoners’ families are victims of crime as well’

A feature about Prison Voicemail, a venture helping prisoners communicate with friends and families, that’s been included in Nesta and Observer’s 2018 New Radicals list. Co-founders Alex Redston and Kieran Ball looked at prisoners and the difficulties they face staying…

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The Guardian: New Radicals 2018: More of Britain’s best social enterprises

From helping refugees to integrate into community to campaigning for social housing and raising awareness of autism in the schools – these are just a few projects on Nesta and the Observer list of startups making a real difference in…

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Cambridge Independent: Finalists in the Cambridge Independent annual awards revealed

Finalists for this year’s Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Award are revealed in 12 different categories, and include startups associated with Cambridge Judge Business School. Fluidic Analytics, Elpis BioMed, Kalium Diagnostics, Speechmatics and Simprints - are supported by the Accelerate…

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Venturing forth: Bricks for Autism

A social venture, currently on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme, aims to help children with communications and learning disabilities. Dr Gina Gomez de la Cuesta is passionate about LEGO-based therapy and how this can help autistic children to improve social…

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3d rendering of a toy building blocks lying in a colorful pile over a wooden desk on a blue background. Play time. Construction blocks. Toys and games.