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The physical properties of the ultra-white scales on certain species of beetle could be used to make whiter paper, plastics and paints, while using far less materials than is used in current manufacturing methods.

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Jeremy Sanders has been included in the Royal Society of Chemistry's list of "175 Faces of Chemistry", as part of the lead up to the 175th Anniversary of the Society in 2016.

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Prof. Clare Grey has been awarded the Davy Medal by the Royal Society, for further pioneering applications of solid state nuclear magnetic resonance to materials of relevance to energy and the environment.

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The Chemistry Department will present a "Chemistry Student Showcase and Lab Tours”, on Friday 26 September, as part of the University's Alumni Festival.

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The Department will be holding its annual Graduate Admissions Open Day on Friday 24 October 2014 from 10:30-4:30 pm.

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Dame Carol Robinson was the first female Professor of Chemistry in the Department.
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