David Harding, the well-known founder and chairman of
managed futures giant Winton Capital Management, is donating
£20 million to the University of Cambridge's department
of physics, the Cavendish Laboratory.
The donation will be used to set up and fund The Winton
Programme for the Physics of Sustainability, which will apply
physics to meet the growing demand on natural resources.
Harding's gift is the largest donation to the laboratory since
its creation in...