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Biomaker challenge for low-cost sensors

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Applications are due on 23 June for the Cambridge Biomaker challenge, a four-month programme challenging interdisciplinary teams to build low-cost sensors and instruments  for biology.

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Climate Science Day Conference

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A one-day symposium on "Climate Science, Atmospheres and Life" will bring together scientists from a range of disciplines on 17 May.

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My Family Care scheme supports employees

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The University of Cambridge has launched a new initiative in collaboration with the organisation My Family Care to deliver family-friendly backup care to employees.

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Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Impact and Public Engagement now open

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Applications for the second Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Impact and Public Engagement with Research are now open. 

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£5 million gift will help fight Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

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A gift from a Cambridge alumnus will support fundamental research into the causes of disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, enabling new approaches to combat them.

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Salters’ Festival of Chemistry 2017

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Children from years 7 and 8 experience hands-on practical chemistry.

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Maxwell Centre to hold inaugural Research Showcase

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The Maxwell Centre will hold its inaugural Annual Research Showcase on 17 March 2017.  

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New electron microscope to streamline research

The department has secured a grant of £1.9 million from the EPSRC to purchase a new transmission electron microscope (TEM).

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Light makes biomass produce clean hydrogen

Researchers in the Reisner Group have developed a way of using solar power to generate a fuel that is both sustainable and relatively cheap to produce.

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Cancer Research UK 10th Anniversary Symposium 2-3 March

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"Multi-scale approaches in cancer biology" is the theme of the 10th Anniversary symposium of the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute. 

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