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Read more at: Hear from our students about the Sensor CDT

Hear from our students about the Sensor CDT

24 January 2023

Why did you apply to the Sensor CDT? What is it like to be part of the Sensor CDT community? Hear from our current students: Josephine, Jan and Francesca. josephine.png Josephine Tumwesige (cohort 2021) "I chose the Sensor CDT because I felt I had not fully explored the University’s rich research environment during my...


Read more at: Prof. Lisa Hall wins MRC Millenium Medal for her work on Biosensors

Prof. Lisa Hall wins MRC Millenium Medal for her work on Biosensors

8 December 2022

We are delighted to announce that Professor Lisa Hall, Professor of Analytical Biotechnology at the University of Cambridge and Sensor CDT academic, won the prestigious MRC Millenium Medal. She was recognised for her pioneering work in biosensor design, which led to the spinout company AgaMatrix , which has delivered more...


Read more at: Sensor CDT co-creates and supports the "Sensors, Sensing and Society" UK network

Sensor CDT co-creates and supports the "Sensors, Sensing and Society" UK network

30 November 2022

The Sensor CDT has co-created the "Sensors, Sensing and Society initiative" , which is overseen by Pete Loftus ( Sensors Innovation Leadership Council – SILC ), Elena Gaura ( Coventry University ) and Firat Güder ( Imperial College London ). The initiative has adopted an inclusive, transdisciplinary, co-creative and whole...


Read more at: Meet our student Jan Heck

Meet our student Jan Heck

29 November 2022

We want to congratulate Jan Heck, which won with Stefany Kissovsky the "Best talk" prize at Sensors Day 2022. His brilliant presentation was titled "Optofluidic Hollow-Core Photonic Crystal Fibres as Label-Free Biophysical Sensors". Jan started in 2018 at the Sensor CDT. He is currently a final year PhD student in the...


Read more at: Sensor Champion 2022: Josephine Tumwesige

Sensor Champion 2022: Josephine Tumwesige

16 November 2022

Once a year the Sensor CDT awards the Sensor Champion title to one of our students. This year it is Josephine Tumwesige that won the award for her contributions to the team challenge and excellent coursework. Congratulations! Josephine has just started her first year of her PhD with Prof. Ronan Daly and Prof. Lisa Hall at...


Read more at: Workshop winners: Where cell biology, physics and sensors meet

Workshop winners: Where cell biology, physics and sensors meet

15 November 2022

The Sensor CDT organized together with the Cambridge Centre for Physical Biology at DAMPT, the MRC Wellcome Trust Stemm Cell Institute, the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, the workshop "Collaboration Creation Days: Where cell biology, physics and sensors meet." PhD students, PostDocs and early career...


Read more at: Winners of Sensor CDT science art competition

Winners of Sensor CDT science art competition

21 October 2022

This year we were on the hunt for creative images, graphs and illustrations based on scientific research our students were undertaking. We wanted to encourage our students to show that science can be beautiful and interesting, and is not always about sad-looking data points and graphs. Here are out 3 winners of the 2022...


Read more at: CyanoVision- our 2022 team challenge

CyanoVision- our 2022 team challenge

21 October 2022

CyanoVision: Developing a low-cost, open-source early-warning system for cyanobacteria Cyanobacteria are algae-like bacteria which inhabit freshwater, coastal and marine waters all over the world. These bacteria can quickly reproduce and form ‘blooms’ which are commonly referred to blue-green algae in water. Favourable...


Read more at: Sensors Day 2022- Sensors in an uncertain world

Sensors Day 2022- Sensors in an uncertain world

19 October 2022

What a fantastic and interesting day! 170 participants joined this year's hybrid Sensors Day on the 12th of October in the Moller Institute in Cambridge to hear about "Sensors in an uncertain world" . The 2022 Sensors Day was quite different: in the first session we had economists, research council and social scientists...


Read more at: New Sensors CDT workshop looking at how to reduce the environmental footprint of research

New Sensors CDT workshop looking at how to reduce the environmental footprint of research

6 July 2022

On the 6th of June 2022, the Sensors CDT held a responsible research practice workshop for the first time for their current MRes cohort. The aim of the workshop was to raise awarneness about the carbon footprint of research and to provide students early on with useful advice on how to reduce the environmental impact of...