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2013 News

Professor Derek Smith on global pandemics

Radio 4 'Frontiers' programme available now

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Dr Denholm doesn't just study flies...

Seven of the more unusual areas of scientific research

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The Professors’ Award for Outstanding Contribution

Tracey Brazier and Alecia Carter are joint winners of this year’s Award for Outstanding Contribution. They were presented with their awards at the Newcomers’ Party on Thursday 11th November. This annual award is to recognise and reward a member of staff who has gone that extra mile for the Department in the last year.

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Prize-winning work published in Developmental Cell Nov 11th 2013

Tip cells act as dynamic cellular anchors in the morphogenesis of looped renal tubules in Drosophila by Helen Weavers and Helen Skaer.

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Dr Rose Thorogood - NERC Fellowship

Landscapes of information: how information use affects ecological communities

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Dr Claire Spottiswoode - Leverhulme Trust Research Grant

The role of phenotypic plasticity in driving a remarkable adaptive radiation

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Why Museum of Zoology in Cambridge dismantled 70ft whale skeleton

Why Museum of Zoology in Cambridge dismantled 70ft whale skeleton

Cambridge News slideshow of the whale being dismantled

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Academic Promotions 2013

Many congratulations to five members of the Department who have received awards in this year's Academic Promotions exercise, to take effect from 1 October 2013:

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Part II Zoology student wins first round of University Challenge

Students representing Trinity College did battle with Christ Church Oxford on University Challenge last night, winning a place in the second round.

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Nick Crumpton co-authors children's book

Nick Crumpton co-authors children's book

A new children's activity book co-authored by the Department's Nick Crumpton has been published by Flying Eye books.

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Cuckoo named after Professor Nick Davies

Professor Nick Davies has had a cuckoo named after him as part of the British Trust for Ornithology's cuckoo tracking project.

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New Undergraduate Certificate in Evolutionary Biology

Institute of Continuing Education offers new year-long, part-time Undergraduate Certificate in Evolutionary Biology

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Two awards

Professor Jenny Clack awarded Glasgow Geological Society's T. Neville George medal; Dr Henry Disney awarded Honorary Membership to the Freshwater Biological Association

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