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The many shapes of Cambridge Judge Business School engagement in challenging times

At Cambridge Judge Business School, we pride ourselves in our commitment to engaging with businesses, policy-makers and civil-society organisations. We believe that knowledge can be a powerful tool to help different players to improve their practices, policies and to develop…

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Innovators: Adapting to become virtual

Mirthy, a startup that connects inspiring speakers with community via online platform, is featured in an article looking on how ventures have adapted to lockdown. The startup is currently on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme. Co-founder and CEO of Mirthy…

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Startups Magazine: Mirthy wins runner up in £1m Tech to Connect Challenge

Mirthy, an online platform for that provides talks by professional public speakers, has been named Runner Up at The Tech to Connect Challenge. The startup, that is currently on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme, received £75,000 cash prize. Co-founder and…

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Cambridge Independent: Cambridge Judge study helps reimagine churches for today’s communities

Dr Timur Alexandrov, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, comments on churches and the impact on their communities during COVID-19 lockdown. “Texting, messaging, emailing, video conferencing and social media channels have become some of the ways to reconnect and…

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Cambridge Independent: Olympians and Paralympians line-up in a virtual boat race to fundraise for Power2Inspire

The virtual boat race is taking place on Saturday 13 June and is staged by Power2Inspire, that was previously on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme. The crews will race on rowing machines, with each crew rowing a collective distance of…

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Middle East Eye: Teaching Arabic to kids: How families are putting the fun back into reading

Kalamna startup that was previously on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme is featured in the article. Founder Saussan Khalil tells how the idea for Kalamna, that provides Arabic language classes to children and adults in Cambridge, came up: “You don't…

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Supporting social enterprise leaders to respond to the pandemic

Announcing the social entrepreneurs shortlisted for the 2020 Cambridge Social Innovation Prize, awarded by Trinity Hall and the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at the University of Cambridge. From fighting loneliness on your morning jog, to rethinking land ownership, to…

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COVID-19 and the future of education

How might the coronavirus pandemic impact the future of education and digital delivery of learning? The podcast reflects on the first SHAPE Education conference organised in September 2019 by Cambridge Assessment English and Cambridge Judge to discuss how education should…

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Education from home on a laptop. The future of education?

REACH Ely Team record a podcast

The research team of the REACh Ely project has recorded the first podcast to talk about the project’s progress, challenges that churches in smaller communities are facing, and future implications. The REACH Ely team recording their podcast Listen to the podcast Alternatively,…

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Closed but connected

How church communities are coping with COVID-19. Interior of St Mary the Virgin church in Feltwell. Photo credit: Dr Timur Alexandrov By Dr Timur Alexandrov, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation Churches in the time of a modern pandemic…

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