News and events
Leverhulme Fellowship for Boris Jardine
Congratulations to Boris Jardine, who has been awarded a three-year Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship to be undertaken at HPS and in collaboration with the Whipple Museum from March 2016. The title of his project is 'The Lost Museums of Cambridge Science, 1865–1936'.
Congratulations to all the winners of this year's student prizes.
Pilkington Prize for Jim Secord
Jim Secord – 'one of the outstanding teachers of his generation' – is among the winners of this year's Pilkington Prizes for teaching.
Cabinet garden party
The Cabinet of Natural History garden party, featuring a talk by Natalie Lawrence, was held in Gonville & Caius Fellows' Garden.
Visiting Darwin’s house
For its annual field trip, the Cabinet of Natural History visited Down House in Kent, the home of Charles Darwin.
Experiments that changed the world
Charlotte Connelly and Josh Nall help the Naked Scientists recreate some historic scientific experiments.
The ‘flying scientist’ who chased spores
Ruth Horry tells the story of the Cambridge mycologist Dr Dillon Weston and his ever-more inventive means of trapping fungal spores, even from the open window of an airship.