Fly the silent skies

03 November 2003
Both in the United States and Europe, aircraft noise has been one of the major factors holding back the growth of air transport. Airports that have tried to expand to increase capacity and ease delays have met resistance from local groups, worried about the impact of increased aircraft noise.
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Praxis awarded Knowledge Transfer Grant from DTI

03 November 2003
Praxis, the UK’s first national training programme aimed at technology transfer professionals working in universities, research institutions and industry, has been awarded £355,000 from the Department of Trade and Industry to expand itself into a self-sustaining organisation, ready to meet the market demand for an increased number and range of courses.
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Sacred Scripts on show

31 October 2003
A new exhibition opens at the University of Cambridge this week featuring the Library's finest examples of religious texts from all over the world.
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Sex science comes of age

23 October 2003
Scientists at a University of Cambridge spin-out company have identified a gene required for triggering the onset of puberty. The discovery of the gene, known as GPR54, could lead to better treatments for abnormal puberty, cures for testicular and breast cancers, and even to a radical new form of contraception.
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Cambridge maths 'majors' in excellence awards

23 October 2003
The University of Cambridge team that created the Centre for Mathematical Sciences were jubilant today after their extraordinary win at last night’s British Construction Industry Awards. Against fierce competition from across the UK, Cambridge walked off with the Major Projects Prize.
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Raising Disability Awareness

22 October 2003
Paralympic champion, Tanni Grey-Thompson, will be giving a talk at the Cambridge Union Society this evening (22 October), to launch the University’s first Disability Awareness Week.
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Working together for Women

20 October 2003
Women at the University are being invited to attend a series of seminars to discuss areas relevant to their everyday working lives.
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