Women in STEM: Dr Natasha Morrison

Dr Natasha Morrison is a Research Fellow in mathematics at Sidney Sussex College and a member of the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics. She completed her PhD at Oxford and her undergraduate studies at Durham. Her research focuses on a branch of mathematics which models the behaviours of networks, from how diseases spread to how viral stories circulate on social media.

Cambridge University News | Feb. 13, 2020 | cambridge
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Risk of Ebola outbreaks could be reduced by understanding how ecosystems influence human health

The next Ebola outbreak could be predicted using a new model that tracks how changes to ecosystems and human societies combine to affect the spread of the deadly infectious disease. 

Cambridge University News | Oct. 15, 2019 | cambridge
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Vice-Chancellor’s awards showcase University’s societal impact and public engagement

Twelve students, academics and professional members of staff from across the University of Cambridge have received Vice-Chancellor’s Research Impact and Engagement Awards in areas as diverse as prostate cancer, family law, museum public engagement and police mental health.

Cambridge University News | Oct. 14, 2019 | cambridge
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