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Cambridge Perspectives: Richard Samworth, new Director of the Statistical Laboratory

Professor Richard Samworth discusses the work of the Statistical Laboratory and why it is important.

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Cambridge Perspectives: Natalia Berloff and quantum simulation

Professor Natalia Berloff talks about a new quantum device that can solve an NP hard problem using particles that are both light and matter.

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Quantum device solves very hard problem

Particles that are both light and matter help solve a problem from the infamous NP hard class.

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Colliding stars make light and waves

DAMTP researchers have contributed to the latest detection of gravitational waves from colliding neutron stars.

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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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Advising the Home Office

John Aston, Professor of Statistics at the Department for Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, has been appointed as the Home Office's new Chief Scientific Adviser.

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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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