Dr Yusuf Hamied, pharmaceutical chemist and Chairman of Cipla Limited received an Honorary Doctorate from the University on 18 June 2014. Dr Hamied is an Honorary Fellow of Christ's College, a member of the Vice-Chancellor’s Circle of Advisors for India and a recipient of the Padma Bhushan.
An ageing lecture theatre complex has been transformed into a state-of-the-art facility for one of the world's premier centres for teaching and research in Chemistry - and not only for students of the University.
He was a boy chorister in Westminster Abbey, formed his own choir in Hong Kong, conducted the Brahms Requiem at Nairobi Cathedral and worked for 30 years as a music publisher – but according to Robin Boyle, it is King’s College Chapel that is closest to his heart.
A partnership led by the Medical Research Council (MRC) has awarded the University of Cambridge £25 million to provide cutting-edge equipment and infrastructure for its clinical research, from imaging single disease cells through to improved targeting of treatments for patients.
Research by a digital anthropologist is looking at how new religious movements are harnessing online platforms. These ‘invented religions’ take inspiration from ancient philosophy and recent cultural events to develop doctrine and communities of believers in digital spaces.
DefiniGEN is one of the first commercial opportunities to arise from Cambridge’s expertise in stem cell research. Here, we look at some of the fundamental research that enables it to supply liver and pancreatic cells for drug screening.