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Fighting future pandemics

A groundbreaking citizen science collaboration with the BBC invites every adult in the UK to contribute to research to combat future pandemics.

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Cambridge Perspectives: Julia Gog and the BBC Pandemic project

Professor Julia Gog talks about the new BBC Pandemic project.

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LMS Popular Lecture: 'The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Physics in Mathematics' - David Tong

In his 2017 London Mathematical Society Popular Lecture, Professor David Tong explores the relationship between physics and mathematics, and how in the past few decades this has taken a surprising - and exciting - twist.

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The Post Masters Placement Scheme: an adventure in interdisciplinary collaboration

The Post-Masters Placement scheme sends bright young Cambridge mathematicians to spend the summer with host partners in industry and other academic disciplines.

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Cambridge Perspectives: 'My Life in Physics' - Stephen Hawking

Watch Professor Stephen Hawking's public talk from his 75th Birthday Conference, held in July 2017.

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Gravity and Black Holes: Stephen Hawking's 75th Birthday Conference

The Centre for Theoretical Cosmology celebrated Professor Stephen Hawking's 75th birthday with a public symposium and scientific conference.

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Ellen Powell: What's it like doing a PhD at Cambridge?

Ellen Powell describes what it's like to tread in the footsteps of mathematicians like Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking.

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'LIGO and Beyond - Exploring the Universe with Gravitational Waves': Professor Kip Thorne

Professor Kip Thorne's Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture at DAMTP in May 2017 explored the achievement for which he, Rainer Weiss and Barry Barish were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics less than six months later.

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Cambridge Perspectives: Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication

David Spiegelhalter and Alexandra Freeman talk about the new Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication.

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Changing the way we communicate risk

A new multidisciplinary centre aims to improve the way quantitative evidence is communicated, and empower the public to understand the statistics that shape their lives.

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