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Mon 30 Mar 2020
Speeding up the medical response to COVID-19
A new start-up co-founded by a Gates Cambridge Scholar aims to speed up trials for treatments, vaccines and tests for COVID-19.
Tue 24 Mar 2020
Tackling period poverty and fast fashion waste
Jennifer Jia is heading a business which aims to empower women and deliver sustainable and affordable sanitary protection.
Fri 20 Mar 2020
Call for global partnerships to address brain injury in less wealthy countries
Dylan Griswold leads a study which shows that published research on neurosurgery for brain injury is heavily weighted towards wealthier countries.
Fri 20 Mar 2020
Statement in relation to the Coronavirus Pandemic
The Gates Cambridge Trust, one of the University of Cambridge's funding bodies which supports international postgraduate students, is doing...
Tue 10 Mar 2020
Architecture on film
Sofia Singler has been collaborating with acclaimed film director on a feature film about Alvar Aalto, the greatest Nordic modern architect of the 20th century.
Wed 26 Feb 2020
Large exoplanet could have the right conditions for life
Luis Welbanks is part of a team of researchers who have discovered an exoplanet which could support life.
Sun 23 Feb 2020
Medic Mobile launches global health accelerator
Medic Labs will address huge problems and propose radical solutions using disruptive technology.
Thu 13 Feb 2020
First batch of the class of 2020 announced
Twenty eight new Gates Cambridge Scholars have been selected, forming the first part of the 2020 cohort.
Tue 11 Feb 2020
On a mission to democratise genomics research
Dan Greenfield on how he came to co-found a successful genomics company and why Cambridge was the ideal place to do it.
Thu 06 Feb 2020
Andrea Luppi is co-first author of a new study which aims to get closer to understanding how the unconscious brain functions.
Wed 05 Feb 2020
Understanding how proteins fold
Lisa Neidhardt's study looks to understand the mechanisms of protein folding, with implications for age-related diseases.
Tue 04 Feb 2020
Double success for Chandler Robinson
Chandler Robinson's second company has recently been described as having the best first day for an IPO since the tech giant Baidu.