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Strategic Research Initiatives/Networks and Interdisciplnary Research Centres

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Other University Sources for Training


Strategic Research Initiatives and Networks and Interdisciplinary Research Centres aim to create a shared cross-School vision and development plan for building research capacity and partnerships.  As a postgraduate student, you are able to join any one of these networks. Many of them provide innovative and creative training sessions that are not provided by departments or other central university networks. Take a look below to see if there is an initiative or centre you would like to link into:

Strategic Research Initiatives (SRI)

Big Data

Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences

Cardiovascular Disease

Global Challenges 

Public Policy

Synthetic Biology

Trustworthy Technologies


Strategic Research Networks (SRN)

Digital Humanities



Public Health



Interdisciplinary Research Centres (IRC)




Global Food Security

Infectious Diseases

Language Sciences


Stem Cells