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Image courtesy Women in Science

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Fellowships Programme for 2016 is now open for applications. 

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Image courtesy Peter Gallimore

Polar stratospheric clouds made a rare appearance over the skies of Cambridge on Monday 1 February.

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Image courtesy Nathan Pitt, Department of Chemistry.

Professor Daan Frenkel has been awarded the Boltzmann Medal for 2016, the most important prize awarded in the field of statistical mechanics.

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Image of authors courtesy Nathan Pitt, Department of Chemistry

A bewildering physics problem has apparently been solved by a team of researchers led by a group of theoretical chemists in the Department of Chemistry.

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Marcus Halevi

The 2016 Linnett Lecturer, Harvard Professor Xiaoliang Sunney Xie, will visit the department from 16th - 19th February.

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Delegates at the the 4th Solar Fuels Symposium

Dr Erwin Reisner  and Dr Junwang Tang co-chaired the 4th UK Solar Fuels Symposium in collaboration with the Solar Fuels Network (SFN) at St John’s College’s School of Divinity. 

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2015 winner Andrew Marsden/Image RSC; MPP Image Creation

The Royal Society of Chemistry Emerging Technologies competition is an annual innovation initiative, turning promising ideas into commercial reality.

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Image courtesy of Loretta Kuo/Shawn Honomichi

A US/UK campaign looking at the remote tropical atmosphere over the West Pacific has produced exciting insights into the effects of biomass burning on its composition, and the role of the burning of forests and vegetation in climate change.

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