Madeline Kavanagh and Setu Kasera receive ABTA awards
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PhD candidate Madeline Kavanagh and postdoctoral researcher Dr Setu Kasera received Honourable Mentions at the 5th ABTA (Association of British Turkish Academics) Doctoral Researcher Awards in May.
New funding opportunity for Early Career Researchers
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Applications are due by 27 June to participate in a programme of international workshops in chemistry designed to help early career researchers build research capacity and create links for future collaboration.
Two Department spin-outs receive funding
Images of gene sequencing and micro droplets courtesy CE
Two Department of Chemistry spin-out companies have been highly successful in recent funding rounds.
NG:Safe wins CUE Grand Finale
Image of Laura Mitchell and John Cassidy accepting their award, courtesy Chris Williamson
A company co-founded by chemistry PhD student Laura Mitchell has won the Cambridge University Entrepreneurs (CUE) Grand Finale of the Business Creation competition.
Green Team Helps Achieve Green Impact Silver Award
Dr Michelle Cain and University of Cambridge Environmental Coordinator Peter Lumb at the department's recent Green Impact Day, courtesy Gabriella Bocchetti.
The Department has been awarded a Green Impact Silver Award.
Helen Jobson and Simon Chapman honoured at CUSU Teaching Awards
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Technicians Helen Jobson and Simon Chapman received commendations for outstanding student support at the 2016 student-led Teaching Awards run by the Cambridge University Students’ Union (CUSU).
Gonçalo Bernardes receives Harrison-Meldola Memorial Prize
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Dr Gonçalo Bernardes has been awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry Harrison-Meldola Memorial Prize.
Daan Frenkel elected to National Academy of Sciences
Professor Daan Frenkel has been elected as a foreign member of the National Academy of Sciences.
Professors Abell, Wales and Chin receive honours
Chris Abell and David Wales have been elected Fellows of the Royal Society and Jason Chin has been elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
Department receives Athena SWAN Silver Award
The Department of Chemistry has achieved the Athena SWAN Silver Award, which recognises commitment to tackling gender inequality in higher education.
Nitschke group awarded ERC Advanced Grant
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Professor Jonathan R. Nitschke’s research group has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant for research into the Functional Systems of Capsules.
Professor Rod Jones receives the RSC John Jeyes award
Professor Rod Jones has been honoured with the 2016 Royal Society of Chemistry John Jeyes award.
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