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In the spotlight: 2015 is the International Year of Light

The International Year of Light celebrates a millennium of advancements in optical science and technology and recognises the importance of light technologies in the lives of each and every one of us.

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STED microscopy development for research into molecular mechanisms of disease

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Major new insights into ALS and other amyloid diseases.

Nov 03, 2015

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.

Register for Sensors Day: A showcase for international sensor research

Sep 24, 2015

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.

Research Collaboration launched with Chinese health firm

Sep 04, 2015

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.

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