Professor Lord Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal, is best known for his research in astrophysics. He’s also interested in the social and political challenges facing the world. He advises that we need to make wise decisions.
Cambridge researchers set out to define a new science for policy communications, with ambitions of finding the “Goldilocks zone” between too much and not enough information when informing both legislators and the public on complex issues.
Erna Lilje looks at the material culture of her maternal homeland, Papua New Guinea (PNG). She argues that, to tell the complex stories of indigenous artefacts in museums, we need to think more deeply about where things come from and who made them.
The 2018 cohort comes from a wide range of backgrounds and the subjects they will study include anthrax in cattle, Native American Archaeology, the science of flavonoids and the value of hope for refugee communities.