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18-02-16 Georgia Lea

Pembroke Women in Science: Georgia Lea

Sunday 11th February is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. We’re celebrating it with a series of interview with our own women in science. Today’s interview is with Georgia Lea (2017), who is a first year PhD student researching the regulation of trophoblast stem cells. Georgia works in the Epigenetics Department at the Babraham Institute, in Dr Myriam Hemberger’s group. Her advice to girls hoping to study STEM…

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Graduate Parlour Comments Book

On a shelf above the comfortable chairs and board game collection of the Graduate Parlour (GP) are several large leather-bound books. These books are the comment books, used over the…

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Meet the Team: Anna Lapwood, Director of Music

Anna Lapwood joined Pembroke as Director of Music last year. She talks here about what it's like to be Director of Music, and some of the projects she's worked on this year. What is it like to be Director of Music? It’s amazing! The good thing about Pembroke is that you have a lot of freedom; they are very responsive to whacky ideas as long as I am happy to put the energy into making it work. So we are going to Zambia in September which wouldn't have happened without the College’s support, we’re setting up a girls’ choir, things like that,…

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Goodbye Graduate Librarian

Charlotte Westdijk has been with us a year, working as Graduate Trainee in the library. In that time she’s become a part of Pembroke, and we’ll be sad to see her…

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A Year of Pembroke: 2016-17

A lot happens in Pembroke over the course of a year.  In this video our College Recorder looks back at a year in the life of Pembroke. This short video…

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