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This year’s cohort comprises 79 new scholars. The scholars, who come from 30 countries, will begin their studies in October. They are studying subjects ranging from food security and bat reservoirs for viral diseases to how gut hormones control food intake and blood glucose levels. The class comprises 41 women and 38 men.
Lucy Cavendish

Christina and CAm Board Chair Peter Dawson have donated £2.6 million to Cambridge in America (CAm) to benefit Lucy Cavendish College, the largest donation in the College’s history. 

posse foundation

The University of Cambridge has become the first Higher Education institution outside of the USA to partner with the Posse Foundation, offering graduate studentships to young people from under-represented backgrounds.

computer science building

Research software engineers will bridge the gap between modern science and scalable complex software at four leading universities.

Prakash Melwani

Sidney Sussex College is delighted to announce that Prakash and Anjali Melwani have agreed to give £1,000,000 to enhance mental health and wellbeing at Sidney Sussex and in the wider University.

Una Ryan

The long-time vision of CAm Board member Una Ryan, (Girton College 1963) OBE PhD, will come to life as a pioneering new Fellowship administered by the Cavendish Laboratory for Physics in partnership with Girton College.

Cambridge University

During the virtual meeting, chaired by Peter Dawson (St Catharine’s), the Board unanimously welcomed three new Directors – Gabrielle Bacon, Ph.D. (Hughes Hall), Ms. Alison Davis (Selwyn), and Mr. Roger Ferguson, Jr., Ph.D (Pembroke).

20th anniversary

Cambridge in America (CAm) was founded in 2000 as a 501(c)3 to advance the mission of the University of Cambridge and its thirty-one member Colleges by providing expertise in fundraising and alumni relations and growing the base of support for Collegiate Cambridge among alumni and friends in the US.


Cambridge in America (CAm) is delighted to announce that Peter Dawson will be assuming the role of Chair of the Cambridge in America Board, effective August 1, 2020.