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Cambridge Network: 'Cambridge Ideas Change the World'

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Our regular, twice a year outing to hear about some research currently being carried out in the University of Cambridge and which one day has the potential to ‘change the world’. This Spring we will about ‘well-being’, low power electronics and genetic sequencing. Speakers will be from the University, as follows:

Professor Felicia Huppert (Director of the Well-being Institute) on ‘The Science of Well-being; Defining, Measuring and Promoting Flourishing in the Population’

About the Well-Being Institute: ‘Well-being refers to positive and sustainable characteristics which enable individuals and organisations to thrive and flourish. Our interdisciplinary institute is dedicated to advancing the scientific understanding of well-being and applying this new knowledge to helping people and institutions develop their full potential.’ Web: www.cambridgewellbeing.org

Professor Gehan Amaratunga Head of Electronics, Power and Energy Conversion Group, Dept of Engineering, University of Cambridge) (pictured)

About the Electronics, Power and Energy Conversion Group:’Electronics, Power and Energy Conversion group has as its core research activity power electronic devices and integrated circuits, and their uses in various applications. The other major research strands within the group are: solar cells and their integration in power systems; integrated design of electrical machines and drives; electromagnetic modeling; radio frequency and microwave power for industrial applications; and electrical power applications of superconductivity.’ Web: www-g.eng.cam.ac.uk/epec/index.php

Cameron Frayling (Base4, a recent spin-off from the NanoPhotonics Centre) About Base4: ‘Base4, in collaboration with Cambridge University, is developing single-molecule detection platforms for healthcare and the life sciences.’ Web: www.base4innovation.co.uk

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