Trinity alumna Professor Sadaf Farooqi is spearheading a Cambridge-China appeal to raise £5 million for PPE and alumnus Professor Yang Xia has donated and shipped facemasks from China to Cambridge. The equipment is intended to protect NHS and Social Care staff in the East of England.
Marian Holness, Professor of Earth Sciences, Hugh Osborn, Professor of Mathematics, and Didier Queloz, Nobel Laureate and Professor of Physics, join the Royal Society’s prestigious Fellowship. They are among 10 Cambridge academics and 62 scholars from around the world selected for their outstanding contribution to scientific understanding in the Royal Society’s 2020 cohort.
From harnessing the computing and modelling expertise of scientists nationwide, overseeing the reorganisation of Royal Papworth and Addenbrooke's Hospitals, preparing for clinical trials, and analysing national and international data to advise the UK government on its pandemic strategy, Trinity Fellows are contributing to the national response to COVID-19 and its consequences.
Trinity’s iconic Wren Library turned blue last night in support of NHS staff and key workers across the UK.