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January 28

Call for LOGO competition

The Cambridge Centre for Physical Biology is happy to announce a logo competition. The logo will help promote the visibility of multi-disciplinary approaches to Biology in Cambridge, as well as develop a sense of identity - please send us your ideas! It will be used on the CPB website and social media, in official correspondence, presentation templates and so on. For more details press here


January 25

Call for short movies to showcase Biological Physics research

Guidelines for application:

  • Max 3 minutes (including titles).
  • Deadline 31th October 2020.
  • Must be self-produced by early career (PhDs, postdocs, Fellows).
  • Permission of PI must be obtained.
  • Competition is open to members of the IOP Biological Physics group (at least one of the people credited must be a member). See for joining.
  • Video should be pitched to level of a physics undergraduate.
  • Prizes:  £250 for Winner and £100 for a Jury's Award.
  • By submitting the video, you allow the IOP committee to make use of the material for the purpose of highlighting the community, for example a collection might be posted on youtube after the competition.

Movies should be compressed with a suitable codec so that they are <250MB in size.   They should be in avi format and playable by vlc player on a windows OS.   They should be put on some online repository and a link to them made available to the Chair of the IOP group, Pietro Cicuta, with an email to by the deadline. The email should cc the PI, and should contain a statement that the conditions above are understood and agreed to.


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