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Strategic Network for Sensor Research

at Cambridge University

Scientists, engineers and artists

Teams in the Biomaker Challenge included biologists, chemists, physicists, engineers, designers and many other from Cambridge University, the John Innes Centre, Oxford University, ARM Ltd, the Royal College of Art. Some collaborations were even international with team members based in France.

One person to 12 people strong

While some teams consisted of only one person, most had 4-6 members, with a mix of expertise. The largest team comprises 12 MRes students from the Sensor CDT who were continuing their team challenge on the development of a cell-free sensor platform for the quantification of arsenic concentration in drinking water.

Latest news

European Research Council grants for CamBridgeSens researchers

12 December 2020

Silvia Vignolini and Tuomas Knowles have won ERC Consolidator Grants to work on the interaction between light and organisms and how proteins come together to form functional liquid organelles.

Cell membranes on a chip

10 July 2020

Artificial cell membranes on a chip combine biology and electronics to monitor how molecules enter our cells.

Sensors help understanding housing conditions in Mumbai

14 February 2020

Sensors help to understand the increasing energy needs of residents in Mumbai's slum rehabilitation housing and its poor inside air quality. Based on qualitative and quantitative research Cambridge architect and urban designer Ronita Bardhan has made suggestions on how to improve the living conditions of millions of people and at the same time reduce the environmental impact.