Dr Markus Ralser has been awarded the Biochemical Society’s Colworth Medal for his work on the early evolution of cellular metabolism, and the dynamic nature of metabolism that allows living cells to adapt to stress situations.
Rashmi Becker, PHD Researcher in the Department of Psychiatry is recognised for her 'Outstanding Contribution to Innovation' at the National Learning Disabilities and Autism Awards.
Dr Tanya Hutter from the Department of Chemistry has been named as one of five Fellows of the L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland For Women in Science programme.
Scientists at the University of Cambridge are to explore how India can provide a high-quality multilingual education system to primary school pupils. A research project led by Professor Ianthi Tsimpli will measure 1,600 children's language, literacy and numeracy skills over a two year period in the urban slums in Delhi and Hyderabad, as well as in remote rural areas of the state of Bihar.
Rashmi Becker, PhD researcher at the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge has been shortlisted as a finalist for the National Learning Disabilities and Autism Awards in the Making a Difference Category.
Prof. Steve Jackson of the Wellcome Trust/ Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, has won the 2016 Dr A. H. Heineken Prize for Medicine, for "his fundamental research into DNA repair in human cells and for the successful application of knowledge of that process in the development of new cancer drugs".
Nikku Madhusudhan (Institute of Astronomy) has been given the Bappu Gold Medal for contributions to astronomy and astrophysics by a young scientist.