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Vice-Chancellor's Impact Award for Waterscope

19 July 2017

Many congratulations to Dr Alex Patto and the WaterScope team who have been awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Overall Impact Award : “The Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Awards were established to recognise and reward those whose research has led to excellent impact beyond academia, whether on the economy, society, culture, public...

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Call for Expressions of Interest - “Future Directions in Nano" Roadmapping Workshop

4 July 2017

Expressions of Interest sought from industry: “Future Directions in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology” Roadmapping Workshop EoI deadline: 5pm on Friday 21 st of July (Workshop Date: 28 th September 2017, 9am – 5pm) The University of Cambridge EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, or...

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Cambridge Postdoc Enterprise Competition - launches today

3 May 2016

Cambridge Postdoc Enterprise competition: now open for entries Are you a postdoc interested in starting a company to commercialise your research? Now’s the time to start your entrepreneurial journey. Win funding for your idea of up to £20k Receive mentoring and support Network with like-minded postdocs Pitch to high-...

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Nanopore sensors enter digital age with DNA barcodes for multiplexed protein identification

20 April 2016

Nanopore sensing is a burgeoning field with many potential applications such as DNA sequencing and protein analysis. The principle is extremely elegant: anything that passes through a tiny hole – the nanopore – filled with salty water will block it briefly. This blockage can be detected by measuring changes in ionic...

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