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Read more at: Professor Clare Grey appointed Dame Commander

Professor Clare Grey appointed Dame Commander

For the Queen’s Birthday Honours it was announced that Professor Clare Grey has been appointed as a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) for services to science. The citation, that can be found with the announcement, reads: 'Her scientific breakthroughs underpin 25 years of global progress in...


Read more at: CSIC part of new research collaboration to drive safer, greener UK infrastructure

CSIC part of new research collaboration to drive safer, greener UK infrastructure

Researchers from Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) will join a £7.7 million collaborative project set up to drive new standards for safer, greener, more cost-effective UK infrastructure. Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the ROSEHIPS (Revolutionising...


Read more at: Enterprising Minds Powering a green revolution

Enterprising Minds Powering a green revolution

WHO? Engineer, founder and CEO of Cambridge GaN Devices , Dr Giorgia Longobardi , was a Royal Academy of Engineering Young Engineer of the Year in 2019 and has been the winner of numerous accolades including Business Weekly 's Woman Entrepreneur of the Year in 2021. WHAT? Based on Longobardi's original research, Cambridge...


Read more at: Dr Jenny Zhang recognised as 2022 Rising Talent Fellow

Dr Jenny Zhang recognised as 2022 Rising Talent Fellow

Dr Jenny Zhang has been awarded the 2022 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Rising Talent Award in the category of sustainable development. Zhang comments: “I’m absolutely over the moon to receive this award! It not only provides me with the means to accelerate my work on developing biohybrids for...


Read more at: Professor Grey awarded the ACS Disruptors and Innovators Prize

Professor Grey awarded the ACS Disruptors and Innovators Prize

Professor Clare Grey FRS has been awarded the ACS Central Science Disruptors and Innovators Prize. The award recognises those who advance central science through innovative research. “I’m honoured and excited to have won this award – a wonderful recognition of not just me, but also the students and postdocs who have worked...


Read more at: Transformative new research to kick-start the automation of UK infrastructure health monitoring

Transformative new research to kick-start the automation of UK infrastructure health monitoring

Researchers from the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) will join a £7.7 million collaborative project set up to drive new standards for safer, greener, more cost-effective UK infrastructure. Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the ROSEHIPS (...


Read more at: Prof Richard Friend presents at the Government Inquiry - Delivering a UK science and technology strategy

Prof Richard Friend presents at the Government Inquiry - Delivering a UK science and technology strategy

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee is conducting an inquiry into the Government’s plans to deliver a UK science and technology strategy. Professor Sir Richard Friend FRS, FREng presented to the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee, as a part of its Inquiry on the UK science and technology...


Read more at: Cambridge's Catalysis and Process Integration group awarded €2.1m ERC Consolidator Grant

Cambridge's Catalysis and Process Integration group awarded €2.1m ERC Consolidator Grant

Dr Laura Torrente , leader of the Catalysis and Process Integration group , has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant of €2.1 million to develop novel processes and functional energy materials for the storage of renewable energy in ammonia, a carbon-free energy vector. One of the barriers to the...


Read more at: Cambridge academics win European Research Council Advanced Grants

Cambridge academics win European Research Council Advanced Grants

Nine Cambridge academics have won Advanced Grants awarded by the European Research Council (ERC). This is the greatest number of grants won by a UK institution in the 2021 round of funding. Advanced Grants are awarded to leading researchers who are established in their field and have a recognised track record of...


Read more at: Cavendish Laboratory National Facility for Physics

Cavendish Laboratory National Facility for Physics

The Cavendish Laboratory National Facility for Physics is the newest world-class facility supporting the physics community across the UK. It makes Cavendish Laboratory’s state-of-the-art equipment and resources readily accessible to all UK university researchers and facilitates industry access. Opening its doors to the...