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Wed 23 Jan 2019
Irina Bokova to deliver Gates Cambridge Annual Lecture
Irina Bokova, the first female Director-General of UNESCO, will give this year's Gates Cambridge Annual Lecture.
Mon 21 Jan 2019
Alternative put forward for Planet Nine hypothesis
Antranik Sefilian co-authors paper suggesting a new explanation for the strange orbits of objects at the edges of the solar system.
Thu 17 Jan 2019
Sight saving from a grassroots to a global level
Tom Johnson talks about how he combines research into the possibilities of stem cell transplantation for optic nerve repair with his clinical work and community action.
Fri 11 Jan 2019
Taking on the World Marathon Challenge
Greg Nance is running the World Marathon Challenge to raise money and awareness for a non-profit he co-founded which aims to increase access to education.
Thu 10 Jan 2019
Investigating mobile elements in the mammalian genome
Rebecca Berrens has been awarded a prestigious fellowship to pursue her research into transposable elements in the mammalian genome.
Wed 19 Dec 2018
Michael Pashkevich talks about his research into spider ecology in the palm oil plantations of Indonesia.
Tue 18 Dec 2018
Award for feminist magazine
Feminist magazine co-edited by Marina Velickovic wins UN award.
Thu 13 Dec 2018
Reading the Earth through its rocks
Marcela Gomez speaks about her research into fossils and about her role as director of the museum of the Colombian Geological Survey.
Tue 11 Dec 2018
The future of UK foreign policy
Sharmila Parmanand will respond to the inaugural Fabian International Policy Group Christmas lecture on the future of UK foreign policy.
Wed 05 Dec 2018
Inoculating people against fake news
Melisa Basol's research investigates how to counter the misinformation spread in fake news about immigrants.
Mon 03 Dec 2018
Using ancient DNA to document past sea ice change
Stijn De Schepper wins 2.6m Euro grant to document past climate change.
Tue 27 Nov 2018
A more diverse stand-up community
Gates Cambridge Scholars have contributed to a more diverse stand-up comedy scene in Cambridge and more widely.