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Top 50 Women in Engineering

Professor Rachel Oliver, Director of the Cambridge Centre for Gallium Nitride, will be named one of the Top 50 Women in Engineering 2020 by the Women's Engineering Society on International Women in Engineering Day, for her contributions to sustainable technology. ...
Professor Julie Ahringer of the Gurdon Institute

The George W. Beadle Award

Professor Julie Ahringer, Director and Senior Group Leader at the Wellcome Trust/ Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, will receive the Genetics Society of America’s George W. Beadle Award for outstanding contributions to the community of genetics researchers.

Hunterian Professor Dr Umar Sadat receives the prestigious Hunterian medal 2019

Umar Sadat (Christ's College, 2008), currently a Clinical Lecturer in Vascular Surgery at Addenbrooke's Hospital, delivered the Hunterian Lecture at the Annual Scientific Meeting 2019 of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland...

Dr Frederick Baker wins Grand Prix at the European Heritage Europa Nostra Awards

The Grand Prix was awarded for the creation of an interactive web platform called 'History Radar 1938', which relays the Nazi annexation of Austria as a 24 hour news stream...

Dame Ann Dowling receives prestigious engineering accolade

Esteemed Mechanical engineer, Dame Ann Dowling OM DBE FREng FRS has been rewarded for her outstanding contribution to the engineering profession, with an Honorary Fellowship from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Marjory Stephenson Prize

The 2020 Marjory Stephenson Prize is awarded to Professor Julian Parkhill FRS, from the University of Cambridge.

Philip Leverhulme Prize

Dr Silvia Vignolini (Department of Chemistry) has been awarded a 2019 Philip Leverhulme Prize for the international impact of her work on bio-inspired optical materials.

The BINDER Innovation Prize 2019

Group Leader Meri Huch of the Wellcome Trust/ Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute has been awarded this year's BINDER Innovation Prize by the German Society for Cell Biology, for her world-leading research on 'Liver organoids for the study of liver biology and disease'...

New York Stem Cell Foundation - Robertson Investigator

Dr. Florian Merkle was named a Robertson Investigator in Stem Cell Biology by the New York Stem Cell Foundation, which provides his group $1.5 million over the next five years to support research into the neuroscience of obesity.

Professor Jonathan Heeney receives Grand Challenge for Universal Influenza Vaccine Development grant

Professor Jonathan Heeney, head of the Lab of Viral Zoonotics, Department of Veterinary Medicine has been awarded a $2 million Grand Challenge for Universal Influenza Vaccine Development grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Flu Lab.

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