Women in STEM: Verity Allan

29 August 2019

Verity Allan is a graduate of Cambridge, Oxford, and The Open University. She is a PhD candidate at the Cavendish Laboratory and works as a project manager and programmer on the software for the Square Kilometre Array, the world's largest radio telescope.

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Women in STEM: Dr Anita Faul

08 August 2019

Dr Anita Faul?is a Teaching Associate at the Cavendish Laboratory and a Fellow of Selwyn College, where she specialises in algorithms. Here, she tells us about what it's like to teach at Cambridge and whether we can trust the answers that computers give us.?

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Women in STEM: Holly Pacey

11 July 2019

Holly Pacey is a PhD candidate in the High Energy Physics Group based at the Cavendish Laboratory, and works?on the ATLAS experiment. She spent the 2017-18 academic year working at CERN in Geneva, which operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world.?

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Design work on ‘brain’ of world’s largest radio telescope completed

09 May 2019

An international group of scientists led by the University of Cambridge has finished designing the ‘brain’ of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the world’s largest radio telescope. When complete, the SKA will enable astronomers to monitor the sky in unprecedented detail and survey the entire sky much faster than any system currently in existence.

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A new spin on organic semiconductors

26 March 2019

Researchers have found that certain organic semiconducting materials can transport spin faster than they conduct charge, a phenomenon which could eventually power faster, more energy-efficient computers.?

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