Partners in the European Commission’s Graphene Flagship, including the University of Cambridge, launched a rocket this week to test graphene – a two-dimensional form of carbon – for potential applications in space.
Some MRSA infections could be tackled using widely-available antibiotics, suggests new research from an international collaboration led by scientists at the University of Cambridge and the Wellcome Sanger Institute.
Academics from Botswana, Mozambique and Namibia visited Cambridge in a programme facilitated by Cambridge Global Challenges that focussed on how innovation ecosystems can result from university-industry partnerships in the SADC.
Victoria Honour is a PhD candidate in the Department of Earth Sciences, who studies magma and emulsions. Emulsions are generally studied for making things like mayonnaise, ice cream, moisturiser or in the petroleum industry for petrol or diesel. But Victoria looks at them to see how molten rock (magma) solidifies when it’s trapped beneath the Earth’s surface. Here, she tells us about her research, camping in Greenland and volcanic eruptions.
Alumna and YouTube influencer Courtney Daniella is the face of a new social media campaign to encourage more students from under-represented groups to consider Cambridge. Read her interview to find out how she got into vlogging and why she's passionate about widening participation.
Flags were flown and the bells of Great St Mary’s, the University Church, rang out as the Chancellor’s procession approached the Senate-House today for the annual conferment of Honorary Doctorates, the highest accolade the University can bestow, on recipients recognised for their outstanding contributions.