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Women in STEM: Emma Glennon

Emma Glennon is a PhD candidate in the Department of Veterinary Medicine and a Gates Cambridge Scholar. Here, she tells us about her research on infectious disease and how they emerge, the importance of interdisciplinary work, and learning how to catch bats.

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Menu labelling linked to less fat and salt in food at major UK restaurant chains

Food sold at restaurants whose menus display energy information is lower in fat and salt than that of their competitors, according to new research from the University of Cambridge.

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Risk of Ebola outbreaks could be reduced by understanding how ecosystems influence human health

The next Ebola outbreak could be predicted using a new model that tracks how changes to ecosystems and human societies combine to affect the spread of the deadly infectious disease.

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Cambridge digital technology pilot supports students from under-represented backgrounds

Digital technology is being used to support students as they transition from school to university as part of a programme of pilot studies - The Technology Enabled Learning Project (TELP) - under way at the University of Cambridge.

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Vice-Chancellor’s awards showcase University’s societal impact and public engagement

Twelve students, academics and professional members of staff from across the University of Cambridge have received Vice-Chancellor’s Research Impact and Engagement Awards in areas as diverse as prostate cancer, family law, museum public engagement and police mental health.

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Cambridge Festival of Ideas Launches Today

The Cambridge Festival of Ideas launches today [14th October] with a huge array of events and cutting edge thinkers, tackling social, cultural and political change in a rapidly transforming world.

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Increase in black student numbers

The number of UK black undergraduate students starting at the University of Cambridge this term has risen significantly from last year. A total of 91 black students have been admitted, up from 61 in the 2018/19 academic year…a rise of almost 50%.

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Women in STEM: Amelia Drew

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.

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Quantum state of single electrons controlled by ‘surfing’ on sound waves

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.

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Electronic solid could reduce carbon emissions in fridges and air conditioners

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.

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