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Professor Sir Christopher Greenwood will be the next Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge from 1 October 2020, succeeding Dr Rowan Williams (Baron Williams of Oystermouth).

Dr Kate Dry is Information Specialist in Professor Steve Jackson’s Lab at the Gurdon Institute. Here, she tells us about unexpected career paths, working in science while raising a family, and being a member of a world-leading cancer research lab. 

Shehzad Jeeva (St Edmund’s 2001) shares the values he learnt at Cambridge and how they continue to play a key role in his life and work today.

The molten rock that feeds volcanoes can be stored in the Earth’s crust for as long as a thousand years, a result which may help with volcanic hazard management and better forecasting of when eruptions might occur.
Professor Mike Hulme and Dr Shinichiro Asayama from Cambridge's Department of Geography discuss the climate 'debt crisis' and why geoengineering may make it worse, in this article originally published on The Conversation.
The ten academic organisations in the UK that carry out the highest number of animal procedures – those used in medical, veterinary and fundamental scientific research – have today released their statistics to coincide with the publication of the UK’s official statistics by the Home Office.

The Bank of England have announced that King’s College alumnus and Bletchley Park codebreaker Alan Turing will appear on the new £50 note, expected to be in circulation by 2021. Watch the video from our archive, made to celebrate the centenary of his brith in 2012.

Maria Skoularidou is a PhD candidate in the MRC Biostatistics Unit. Here, she tells us about her work in the emerging field of probabilistic machine learning, meeting 'living legends', and her work supporting and advocating for people with disabilities working in AI. 

Trinity Hall alumnus and Goldman Sachs partner Iain Drayton explains why he’s funding a social media campaign to encourage more Black and ethnic minority students to apply to Cambridge.

A pair of film-making adventurers – one 87, the other 31 – are about to combine forces to relive the journey which astonished Fifties Britain.

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