Research by the Laser Analytics Group recently published in the Journal Neuron contributes major new insights into the molecular pathology of motor neurone disease (also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS) and related neurogenerative disesases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sensor Application and Technologies is organising Sensors Day 2015, to celebrate all facets of sensor research ongoing at this University and in research laboratories across the world. The CDT incorporates more than 70 principal investigators from across the University of Cambridge, spanning 20 departments and performing research on sensors all the way from fundamental physical concepts of sensing to sensor middleware and applications.
The department of Chemical engineering was awarded a major research contract and a donation from Chinese Health company Infinitus. The event was recognised through a signing ceremony with the University's Vice Chancellor on Wednesday the 3rd of September. The deal is worth more than GBP4.0M and includes a very significant donation towards the construction of the department's new building on the University's West Site.