When Florence Nabwire didn’t get funding for medical school, she decided to train as a nutritionist. She went on to set up a pioneering food education scheme in rural Uganda. Her PhD research focuses on nutrition and HIV-positive mothers and babies.
Did dinosaurs live in herds? Why are mountains pointy? And what's the best preserved mummy? Scientists Lee Berger, Meghan Strong, Jason Head, and Owen Weller teamed up with Chris Smith from The Naked Scientists for an Early Earth Q&A show.
Raghu Rau's career has taken him from India to France and then from the USA to Cambridge. He’s fascinated by the ways in which financial markets are shaped by human experience — and how technology is opening up new routes.
Rachel Demery knows what it’s like to face the extra challenges of living and working with a disability. She’s one of seven advisors working for the Disability Resource Centre (DRC). She and her colleagues at the DRC help to support 2,700 students.
Researchers have pinpointed the date of what could be the oldest solar eclipse yet recorded. The event, which occurred on 30 October 1207 BC, is mentioned in the Bible and could have consequences for the chronology of the ancient world.