Hughes-Hub Series

Welcome to our Hughes-Hub Series. Our online videos celebrate the achievements of our alumni, researchers and students. These videos allow you to learn and discover more about the research and developments being made by our community.

Student, Nicholas Ader (PhD, 2015, Biological Sciences) – Clearing away the gunk: How cells combat Parkinson’s disease


Alumnae, Katie Klavenes (MPhil, 2013, Education) – Can our brain type explain the gender gap in STEM subjects and careers?


Senior Member, Dr Paola Ricciardi – The science of art

Post Doctoral Research Associate, Dr Kyren Lazarus – BCL11A: The positive in triple negative breast cancer

Fellow, Prof. Neil Mercer, Director of Oracy@Cambridge – The Power of Talk

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More from the Hughes-Hub Series

Research at Hughes


Lightweight Buildings From Plant Based Materials – Dr Thomas Reynolds

Visions of Nature in Mayan and Quechua Literature – Dr Charles Pigott

Medical Informatics, Transforming Healthcare – Dr Lydia Drumright

Risky Business, Impulsiveness and Addiction – Dr Bianca Jupp

Why Fish May Help Tackle One of Humanity’s Great Challenges – Ever Older Societies – Dr Arne Jungwirth

Three Minute Thesis Presentations 2017


Ali Waterhouse – History

Jack Sadeson – Architecture & Design

James Che – Haematology

Johnson Kong – Development Studies

Luca Villa – Psychiatry

Moataz Assem – Biological Science

Nazhif Zaini – Medical Science

Nicholas Ader – Biological Science

Nina Kloss – Chemistry

Peta Blundell – Law Tripos