News from the Cavendish Laboratory.

£75 million investment for University's Cavendish Laboratory

25 Nov 2015

The Government has announced a £75 million investment in the University of Cambridge Cavendish Laboratory as part of Wednesday's Spending Review. This will be matched with a further £75 million from the University to transform the Cavendish, helping maintain Britain’s position at the forefront of physical sciences research.

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Understanding the Paris Climate Summit

13 Nov 2015

An event taking place next week in Cambridge will highlight some of the key scientific, technological and policy issues relevant to the Paris climate summit which begins later this month.

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Robinson College's Women in Science Festival students at the Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy

Closing the Gender Gap

02 Oct 2015

Every year, 200,000 young people participate in access initiatives run by the University and the Colleges. This programme includes a wide range of opportunities specifically designed to inspire young women and to foster greater participation in certain areas of Higher Education and work.

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Scientists "squeeze" light one particle at a time

01 Sep 2015

A team of scientists have measured a bizarre effect in quantum physics, in which individual particles of light are said to have been “squeezed” – an achievement which at least one textbook had written off as hopeless.

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