Teenagers from two schools visited the Centre for Mathematical Sciences this week to show how they'd unearthed valuable data on disease dynamics during a nine-month research initiative organised by the Millennium Mathematics Project in partnership with the Disease Dynamics Research Group, and funded by the Wellcome Trust.
Four Cambridge academics have been elected to The Royal Academy of Engineering, joining the very highest achievers in UK engineering and technology.
Ten members of staff from the University of Cambridge have been recognised for their excellence in teaching at the annual Pilkington Teaching Prizes.
The Fellows of Pembroke College, Cambridge announced last night that Sir Richard Dearlove KCMG OBE MA has been elected to the Mastership of the College, with effect from 1 August 2004.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, died on Saturday 30 March 2002 at the age of 101. The University of Cambridge's Vice Chancellor, Professor Sir Alec Broers, has paid tribute to her:
"A dear friend of the University, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, will be sadly missed. Her contributions were much valued and we send our sincere condolences to her family".