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Read more at: BBSRC 4-year PhD Programme in Biosciences
BBSRC 4-year PhD Programme in Biosciences

BBSRC 4-year PhD Programme in Biosciences

18 December 2013

Applications are now invited for studentships beginning in October 2014 Closing date: Tuesday 3rd December 2013 The University of Cambridge is offering up to 25 four-year BBSRC-funded studentships starting in October 2014. A wide range of projects is available across 19 world-class departments and research institutes under...


Read more at: Fellowship for Jethro Akroyd
Fellowship for Jethro Akroyd

Fellowship for Jethro Akroyd

18 December 2013

Congratulations to Jethro Akroyd who was admitted as a Fellow of Churchill College on 18 October 2013. Jethro is a post-doctoral researcher working with Markus Kraft in the Computational Modelling Group. His research interests are in the development and application of methods to solve coupled reaction and particle...


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Photo competition 2013

Photo competition 2013

18 December 2013

Imagine an image........ We are searching for an image and caption that relate to research in the Department. We challenge you to describe the innovation and excellence of our research in a picture, an image that will excite the reader to discover more about us. It might be a photograph, or an SEM image, or a graphic that...


Read more at: Awards in Leadership and Management
Awards in Leadership and Management

Awards in Leadership and Management

18 December 2013

Roz Williams and Jon Cowper have received Awards in Leadership and Management from the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). They were given their certificates at a ceremony at the University Centre on 25 October 2013. Roz has gained the Level 5 award and Jon has the Level 3 award. For her award, Roz had to do 3...


Read more at: Editors' choice paper
Editors' choice paper

Editors' choice paper

18 December 2013

Hardness and density distributions of pharmaceutical tablets measured by terahertz pulsed imaging


Read more at: Fluidised Particles: 50th anniversary
Fluidised Particles: 50th anniversary

Fluidised Particles: 50th anniversary

18 December 2013

Fluidised Particles, by John Davidson and David Harrison, first published 1963


Read more at: Research Publication on the Biochemistry of Alzheimer's disease
Research Publication on the Biochemistry of Alzheimer's disease

Research Publication on the Biochemistry of Alzheimer's disease

13 December 2013

Protein released from cells triggers chain reactions that could cause Alzheimer’s disease


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PhD student outreach venture increasing access of underrepresented minorities to research

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PhD student Mohammed Alawami was recently awarded a grant from University Diversity Fund for his work with hos own STEM outreach venture ReachSci improving access of underrepresented minorities to postgraduate research through the delivery of a hands-on research project.

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