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Dr Giles Yeo announced as winner of The Genetics Society’s centenary year JBS Haldane Lecture

The Genetics Society has announced Dr Giles Yeo, of the Cambridge University Metabolic Research Laboratories and MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit, as winner of their centenary year JBS Haldane Lecture. The lecture will be given at the Royal Institution, London, in October 2019.

EMBO Young Investigator

Meri Huch from the Gurdon Institute is one of 26 new EMBO Young Investigators 2018.

Silver Medal for Cinematic Virtual Reality awarded to Dr Frederick Baker

Dr Frederick Baker's virtual reality experience "Klimt's Magic Garden" recreates Gustav Klimt's Stoclet frieze as a digital landscape...

BASF / Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellowship awarded to Jacqui Cole

The Royal Academy of Engineering has awarded Jacqui Cole a 5-year Fellowship under their Research Chair and Senior Research Fellowship scheme. This is only the second time that a Fellowship under this award scheme for senior-researchers has been bestowed on a Cambridge researcher. These coveted...

The COPSS Presidents' Award

Professor Richard Samworth, Director of the Statistical Laboratory in the Centre for Mathematical Sciences, has been awarded the prestigious COPSS Presidents' Award for fundamental contributions to statistical theory and practice, and services to the statistical profession...

Helmholtz International Fellow Award for Dr Claudia Langenberg

Dr Claudia Langenberg, a Programme Leader with the MRC Epidemiology Unit, is one of five scientists to win this year’s Helmholtz International Fellow Award.

Six Cambridge academics elected to prestigious British Academy fellowship

Six academics from the University of Cambridge have been made Fellows of the prestigious British Academy for the humanities and social sciences.

Cambridge academics among recipients of 2018 Royal Society medals and awards

Four Cambridge academics are among the winners of the Royal Society’s 2018 medals and awards, announced today. The annual prizes recognise exceptional researchers who make outstanding contributions to science.

Royal Society Davy Medal 2018

Leading atmospheric chemist Professor John Pyle has been awarded the Royal Society Davy Medal 2018 for his “pioneering leadership in understanding the depletion of the global ozone layer... and the special vulnerability of Arctic ozone.”

Jocelyn Bell Burnell Medal and Prize

Dr Carmen Palacios-Berraquero was awarded the Jocelyn Bell Burnell Medal and Prize by the Institute of Physics for her work on 2D materials and quantum optics

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