Josie Gaynord is a PhD candidate in the Department of Chemistry under the supervision of Professor David Spring. Her research looks at one of the biggest problems threatening global public health: antimicrobial resistance, or AMR.
In the Easter term issue of CAM, we meet the friends and collaborators of comic genius Douglas Adams, discover the little-known world of single-celled organisms and investigate why playing for adults is on the rise.
The University of Cambridge voted overwhelmingly in support of changes to its student disciplinary procedure including altering the standard of proof from the criminal standard of proof to the balance of probabilities, it was announced this week.
A new study in marmoset monkeys suggests that individual variation in genes alters our ability to regulate emotions, providing new insights that could help in the development of personalised therapies to tackle anxiety and depression.
Scientists have identified mechanisms in the human brain that could help explain the phenomenon of the ‘Uncanny Valley’ – the unsettling feeling we get from robots and virtual agents that are too human-like. They have also shown that some people respond more adversely to human-like agents than others.
Dr Cora Uhlemann is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, where she studies the cosmic web: the 'skeleton' of matter in our Universe. Here, she talks about the Big Bang, spending time with Nobel Laureates, and presenting her research in a dirndl.
The 2019 Pilkington Prizes were awarded last night (25th June) to thirteen highly gifted and committed teachers from a variety of disciplines. This year’s prizewinners demonstrate an impressive array of achievements, including developing innovative courses from scratch, incorporating the latest research into undergraduate teaching, pioneering the creative use of technology to support learning, and supporting and encouraging inclusive teaching.