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Dr Florian Zellweger, Cambridge Conservation Research Institute, our Swiss National Science Foundation Fellow has, with others, recently published on the role of the forest canopy in mitigating the effects of global warming on forest life.  The paper was the cover feature in Science Vol 368 Iss 6492

Trustees were delighted to learn that Dr Marta Zlatic, Department of Zoology one of INT's previous grant holders, is the Royal Society's Francis Crick Medal and Lecture winner 2020 for discovering how neural circuits generate behaviour by developing and disseminating definitive techniques, and by discovering fundamental principles governing circuit development and function.  Read more >

‘An in vitro model for early anteroposterior organisation during human development’ was published in Nature at the end of May and has attracted interest worldwide.  The work was partly supported by an INT Research Grant made in 2016 to Professor Alfonso Martinez-Arias, Department of Genetics.


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INT Funding Rounds: OPEN

INT Emergency Research Grants Lent Term 2021 Round OPEN (draft app deadline 15 January)

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INT Strategic Preliminary Lent Term 2021 Round OPEN (draft app deadline 18 February)

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Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships 2021 Round OPEN 

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College Teaching Office Research Leave 2021 Round OPEN 

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The Trust has provided support for research projects across the University, as well as making major interventions to enable strategic projects that offer considerable long-term benefit to the University since 1988.

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