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Matthew Wren’s Benefactors Book

As of last week, the Matthew Wren Benefactors' Book has been added to the Cambridge Digital Library. As many people will know, the library is so much more than a reading room. Among other things, it also contains many of the College Treasures.  One of these treasures is the Matthew Wren Benefactors’ Book. Kit Smart spoke to Jonathan Nathan, who has been working to transcribe, translate and understand the book.  It…

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Enterprising Science

Three Pembroke scientists have had their work noted in the Cambridge Enterprise Annual Review for 2015. Cambridge Enterprise, the commercialisation arm of the University, assists students and academics in starting…

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Graduate research

Graduate students at Pembroke study a vast array of different subjects. Here, six of our current MPhil students and PhD candidates discuss their projects in just a couple of minutes: For more on graduate study at Pembroke, see our website.

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Dreaming Big

Dr Hannah Mumby recently joined Pembroke as a Junior Research Fellow. She previously studied at King’s College, Cambridge, and at the University of Sheffield and in Myanmar for her PhD…

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Being a Gates scholar

Stephanie Gabriela Lopez (2014) spent the last year at Pembroke as a Gates Scholar. Stephanie’s family are from El Salvador, although they fled to America in the late 1980s during…

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A handy approach to transplants

Pembroke’s graduate students are at the cutting edge of research. PhD candidate Omar Hausien (2009) works in academic surgery. He is part of an innovative project to develop standardised protocols for superior…

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