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Professor Andrew Fabian awarded Kavli Prize

27 May 2020

Professor Andrew Fabian from Cambridge's Institute of Astronomy has been awarded the 2020 Kavli Prize in Astrophysics, one of the world's most...

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The Royal Society announces election of new Fellows 2020

29 Apr 2020

Nine Cambridge scientists are among the new Fellows announced today by the Royal Society.

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The sequencing of COVID-19

17 Apr 2020

Labs across the country have converted to the genetic sequencing of coronavirus samples to help track its mutation and spread. The initiative, COG-UK...

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Researcher profile: Professor Julia Gog

08 Apr 2020

Professor Julia Gog is a mathematician who specialises in modelling the spread of infectious diseases, particularly pandemic influenza. For months...

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Cambridge researchers awarded European Research Council funding

01 Apr 2020

Four researchers at the University of Cambridge have won advanced grants from the European Research Council (ERC), Europe’s premier research funding...

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Women in STEM: Dr Maria Russo

12 Mar 2020

Dr Maria Russo is a Research Associate in the Department of Chemistry, where she studies the physical and chemical processes at work in the...

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The microbiologist who cultured a strange and beautiful career

27 Feb 2020

Dr Miriam Lynn heads up Cambridge University’s Equality and Diversity team. She describes what led her from a love for microbes to discovering she...

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Cambridge researchers advise county council on net zero policy actions

19 Feb 2020

A team of early-career researchers from the University of Cambridge are working with the county council to identify the best ways for Cambridgeshire...

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Women in STEM: Dr Natasha Morrison

13 Feb 2020

Dr Natasha Morrison is a Research Fellow in mathematics at Sidney Sussex College and a member of the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical...

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Women in STEM: Dr Francesca Chadha-Day

06 Feb 2020

Dr Francesca Chadha-Day is a theoretical physicist, a research fellow at Peterhouse, and a science comedian. Here, she tells us about her lifelong...

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The museum technician who found her place among ancient faces

22 Jan 2020

When Charis Millett realised that being a museum technician was the job for her, she worked day and night to make it happen. She speaks about her...

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The cellist whose Christmas starts in summer

18 Dec 2019

When he’s not running college choirs and keeping the piano tuned as Director of Music for Magdalene and Director of St John’s Voices, Graham Walker...

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