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Wed 06 Jun 2018
Memories are made of this
Levan Bokeria is researching how memories are formed and what can make the process of creating lasting memories more effective.
Mon 04 Jun 2018
Cycling in service
Ben Cole is doing a 545-mile cycle ride to raise funds for HIV/AIDS treatment in California.
Thu 31 May 2018
A voice for basic human rights
Salma Daoudi will become the first Gates Cambridge Scholar from Morocco when she starts her MPhil in the autumn.
Tue 29 May 2018
The State of Things
Georgiana Epure is fundraising for a new platform to educate young people about the politics that affect their everyday lives.
Tue 29 May 2018
Predicting footfall at new venues
Krittika D'Silva leads research using Foursquare which can be used to predict the success rate of new venues.
Thu 24 May 2018
Exploring Andean prehistory
Sara Morrisset has been named a National Geographic explorer for her research into the Ica society of Peru.
Wed 23 May 2018
Exploring alternative forms of power
Sandile Mtetwa talks about her research on alternative energy and her community project to empower young women.
Fri 18 May 2018
GSS navigates uncertainty
The Global Scholars Symposium brought together international scholars to reflect on how to tackle 21st century uncertainties.
Thu 17 May 2018
For the love of art
Julien Domercq talks about his experience curating a Degas exhibition at the National Gallery and his research into changing depictions of the Pacific.
Tue 15 May 2018
Scholars pitch their passions
Three Gates Cambridge Scholars and two alumnae took part in a Pitch Your Passion event last week.
Wed 09 May 2018
Is pro-social behaviour good for us?
Robert Henderson speaks about what led him to do a PhD in moral development and pro-social behaviour.
Mon 07 May 2018
2018 Bill Gates Sr Award winners announced
Jerelle Joseph and Arif Naveed win the Bill Gates Sr. Award for 2018.