Samsung executive visits Cambridge

09 Dec 2002

Recently the East Asia Institute (EAI) welcomed to Cambridge Dr Chang-Gyu Hwang, President of the Memory Division of Samsung Electronics. Dr Hwang met staff from the EAI, visited the West Cambridge site to find out about a variety of high-tech research projects and delivered a lecture on the future of the semiconductor industry.

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From alchemy to biochips

05 Dec 2002

The University of Cambridge is celebrating the tercentenary of its first chair of chemistry. A two-day celebration, starting today (Friday 6 December 2002) will present a feast of Cambridge chemistry, past, present and future.

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Professor Alison Richard nominated as Vice-Chancellor

03 Dec 2002

Today (Wednesday 4 December 2002) Professor Alison Richard was nominated by the University's Council as Vice-Chancellor for the next period of office. Subject to the approval of Regent House, the University's governing body, Professor Richard will take over from Professor Sir Alec Broers on 1 October 2003.

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Golden Brain Award 2002

02 Dec 2002

Neurophysiologist Wolfram Schultz from the University of Cambridge has been awarded the 18th annual Golden Brain Award for his work describing how neurons in the brain process information about physical and psychological rewards.

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At the heart of the matter

25 Nov 2002

Scientists from the University of Cambridge and Imperial College, London have developed a simple new blood test which can help predict if you are likely to have a heart attack.

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National prize for Darwin letters

19 Nov 2002

The University has won a Queen's Anniversary Prize for the Darwin Correspondence Project, which is transcribing, editing and publishing more than 14,500 letters written and received by Charles Darwin throughout his life.

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Positive Action Fair

15 Nov 2002

The exhibitor list is now complete for the Positive Action Fair, to be held tomorrow (19 November 2002) at the University Centre, from 9am to 6pm. The Fair will showcase the many organisations working towards equality for all under-represented groups within the University, including women, ethnic minorities and disabled people.

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