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New resource teaches children about water conservation
Students and teachers now have free access to a new curriculum on water security and sustainability, which incorporates engagement with climate change
Study shows permanently reduced river flow after planting forests
River flow is reduced in areas where forests have been planted and does not recover over time, a new study has shown.
The battle to reduce plastic waste
Fitzwilliam Fellows Dr Jonathan Cullen and Professor James Elliott are working with colleagues at the University of Cambridge towards a shift in thinking from a ‘take, make, throw-away’ plastic world towards ‘recycle, recover, re-use’.
Areeb presents research at RSC symposium
Fitz PhD student Areeb Mahtey presented his research on the discovery of a new DNA base at the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Organic Division poster symposium this month.
Fitzwilliam College garden team hosts Halloween Harvest
Members of Fitzwilliam College were given Halloween treats of the vegetable kind this week.
From the Exotic to the Everyday: Changing Attitudes to the Pineapple
As part of the Festival of Ideas this month, Fellow Dr Kasia Boddy took part in an event at the Fitzwilliam Museum entitled ‘From the Exotic to the Everyday: Changing Attitudes to the Pineapple’.
Fitzwilliam College marks Black History Month with art exhibition
Fitzwilliam College has a new exhibition spanning 250 years of Cambridge education for black Cambridge students and graduates to mark Black History Month.
The role of mental health in rehabilitation
Research from Fitzwilliam College PhD student Andrea Kusec investigates a vital factor in the rehabilitation of patients who have suffered a brain injury: mental health. 
Fitz Sisters and Fitz Mixers run Chariots of Fire
Two teams, the Fitz Sisters and the Fitz Mixers, comprising staff and Fellows from Fitzwilliam College, ran in the Chariots of Fire race for the fifth time on 22 September.
Global Climate Strike week supported by Fitzwilliam College
Millions of students around the world walked out of their schools in May to demonstrate their very serious concerns about climate change.
Helium microscope allows scientists to get a true picture
Professor Paul Dastoor and Dr Andrew Jardine, along with Life Fellow Dr William Allison and several Fitzwilliam College students, have invented a new microscope that takes images using helium atoms instead of light.
Brain power being explored by Fitz PhD student
Lea Wenger hopes her PhD in Clinical Neuroscience could have a wide-scale impact on our understanding of how the brain is repaired.