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Sensors Day 2019

Sensors Day 2019

A showcase of multidisciplinary sensor research

Inspiring talks by leading experts on the latest sensor technology development

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St John's College

University of Cambridge

10 October 2019  

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Sensors Day 2019 will showcase highlights of sensor research and applications from all areas of science and technology. This year, we have a diverse field of speakers covering sustainability and healthcare, with specific emphasis on sustainable development goals.


The full programme can be found here.


Caroline Hargrove

Caroline Hargrove
Babylon Health

Keynote Speaker:
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Jennifer Gabrys

Jennifer Gabrys
Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge

Citizen Sense: Remaking urban social life through sensor practices

Sam Stranks

Sam Stranks
Department of Physics, University of Cambridge

Halide perovskites for solar photovoltaics

Emily Shuckburgh

Emily Shuckburgh, OBE
Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

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Keynote Speaker:

To be announced

Rebecca Fitzgerald

Rebecca Fitzgerald
MRC Cancer Unit, University of Cambridge

Strategies for early detection of cancer

Richard Bowman

Richard Bowman
WaterScope and University of Bath

Robotic microscopy for everyone


Sensor Team Challenge Presentation

The students will present the results from their team challenge project at the conference. 

Industry Pitching Session

We are hosting an industry pitching session which will be given by supporters of the Sensor CDT.

Poster submission

This is an exciting opportunity to present your sensor research to leading figures in the field from academia and industry. Prizes for the best posters will be awarded at Sensors Day.

Please use the abstract template and submit to .

The deadline for submitting a poster abstract is 27 September 2019.

For further information please contact the .


Sponsorship and Exhibitor packages are available.  Please contact the for further information.

Sensors student showcase

In addition to Sensors Day we are running a Sensor CDT PhD showcase event on 11 October at St John's College. This is an exciting opportunity for PhD student participants to network and exchange ideas and research findings with their peers. We encourage PhD participants to sign up for the showcase event as well. Full details will soon be available.

Do you want to learn more about state of the art research in the field of Sensor technologies? Then, find out more from our students and join the Sensor CDT.

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Project Beacon is a collaborative initiative between the University of Cambridge and the Biopharmaceutical Development department of AstraZeneca.

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Upcoming events

World Microbiome Day Industry Lecture: "Microbes as medicines: the emergence of live biotherapeutics"

Jun 27, 2019

Lecture Theatre 2, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Philippa Fawcett Drive, Cambridge CB3 0AS

2019 Sensors Day

Oct 10, 2019

St John's College, Cambridge

Upcoming events