Young Researcher awarded

24 May 2006

A young researcher working at the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Brain Repair has been commended at the Houses of Parliament for his research on Parkinson’s disease.

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Campaign launch in Hong Kong

05 Apr 2006

More than 450 Cambridge alumni and friends attended last night’s Cambridge 800th Anniversary Campaign launch event at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Hong Kong.

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Scientists’ Alzheimer’s research wins medal

03 Apr 2006

A PhD student at the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR), Richard Page, has been hailed as one of the UK’s top young scientists after being awarded the 2006 Westminster Medal in conjunction with Dr Christopher Mee of the Medical Research Council (MRC) Functional Genetics Unit (FGU) in Oxford.

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Physics flourishing at Cambridge

16 Mar 2006

The Department of Physics Cavendish Laboratory has initiated a campaign to recruit an unprecedented number of academic posts to meet the growing department’s needs.

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Stars

Generations of astronomers survey the stars

16 Feb 2006

A Cambridge PhD student is following in his great-great-grandfather's footsteps by helping to measure the speeds of up to one million stars passing near the Sun, a huge advance on the efforts of his ancestor who was able to measure the speeds of only 100 stars over a century ago.

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