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Amelia Drew is a PhD candidate in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. Here, she tells us about dark matter, being the only scientist in the family, and how to avoid feeling isolated during a PhD. 
Researchers have successfully used sound waves to control quantum information in a single electron, a significant step towards efficient, robust quantum computers made from semiconductors.
A promising replacement for the toxic and flammable greenhouse gases that are used in most refrigerators and air conditioners has been identified by researchers from the University of Cambridge.
Queloz jointly wins the 2019 Physics Nobel for his work on the first confirmation of an exoplanet – a planet that orbits a star other than our Sun. 

Look out for your invitation to tell us what you think in the next alumni survey. You should receive an email inviting you to take part in mid-November 2019.

Sir Peter Ratcliffe, who studied Medicine at the University of Cambridge in 1972, has been jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.
The proportion of people aged over 65 on antidepressants has more than doubled in two decades, according to new research led by the University of Cambridge and University of East Anglia (UEA).

Cambridge ice hockey players celebrated the opening of a hometown rink on Saturday (28 September 2019) that finally puts the sport’s oldest grudge match on level ice. 

Take a whistle-stop tour through recent developments encouraging applications and supporting students from all backgrounds.

Dr Helen Williams is a Reader in Cambridge's Department of Earth Sciences and a Fellow of Jesus College. Here, she tells us about using rocks as pieces of forensic evidence, what it's like hundreds of kilometres below the Earth's surface, and why Cambridge brings out the best in her. 

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