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Cambridge Perspectives: Anne-Christine Davis and the mysteries of the cosmos

In this video Davis tells us about some of her favourite pieces of research in theoretical physics and cosmology, what it was like to be a female pioneer, and what she is planning for the future.

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Helping men with early prostate cancer

A new online tool developed by the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication, based in DPMMS, helps men with prostate cancer decide on their treatment options.

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Celebrating Anne-Christine Davis

This month the Faculty hosted a conference in honour of its first female professor, Anne-Christine Davis, who retired in September 2018. The conference explored the latest research in cosmology and celebrated Davis' long and pioneering career in theoretical physics.

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Mathematics and democracy

In 2011 Professor Geoffrey Grimmett was approached by an MEP to help find a method for allocating the seats of the European Parliament. Eight years on the question is still just as relevant.

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Learning about the proton

Maria Ubiali tells us how machine learning can reveal the world inside the proton.

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Cambridge Perspectives: Ray Goldstein and Volvocales

In this video Professor Ray Goldstein explains how the synchronised swimming of tiny algae tells us about our bodies and  links to evolution.

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Cambridge Perspectives: Maria Ubiali and the physics inside the proton

In this video Maria Ubiali talks about the fascinating physics that happens inside a proton.

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Synchronised swimming

Ray Goldstein explains how little green algae shed light on evolution and help us understand our own bodies.

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Cambridge Perspectives: Caucher Birkar

In this video Caucher Birkar tells us about the work that won him a Fields Medal earlier this year and about his mathematical journey.

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Cambridge Perspectives: Ivan Smith at the ICM 2018

Ivan Smith is Professor of Geometry at the University of Cambridge and gave an invited lecture at the International Congress of Mathematicians 2018.

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