For some children, acquiring the important skills of learning to read or do arithmetic is fraught with difficulty. Educational neuroscience is helping to understand why.
Hundreds of schoolchildren in South Cambridgeshire will learn about the science of musical sound this week as part of a touring outreach exercise.
A prolific writer and champion of accessible philosophy, Simon Blackburn was honoured this year by the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences for his significant contributions to academia. His esteemed career has taken him full circle - from his arrival at Trinity College to study Moral Sciences as an undergraduate in 1962, to his return to the same college as Professor of Philosophy in 2001.
Radio presenter and Cambridge academic Dr Chris Smith has won the Royal Society's prestigious Kohn Award for his success in bringing science to a wider audience, it was announced today.