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The next Cheminformatics meeting will take place on Wednesday 6 September at the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC) on Union Road.

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Dr Phipps with 3d yr Phd student Holly Davis courtesy Department of Chemistry Photography

Dr Robert Phipps has received a €1.5 million European Research Council (ERC) starting grant.

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Department of Chemistry courtesy Nathan Pitt

The Returning Carers Scheme assists returning carers to build up their research profiles or other academic activity following a break in their career or a period of leave for caring responsibilities.

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The Chemistry Cricket team have finished their 8-match season with only one victory, but many happy memories of playing in such a quintessential English summer sport.

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Courtesy University of Cambridge; Nick Saffel

Department of Chemistry postdoctoral researcher Dr Ziyi Yu has been featured in the University of Cambridge's "This Cambridge Life" series.  

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A team of researchers including Dr Silvia Vignolini from the Department of Chemistry and scientists from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, have demonstrated a ‘truly scalable’ fabrication route for producing plasmonic metasurfaces.

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Chemists from the department's Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis and architects from the Department of Architecture have developed an improved method of making synthetic spider silk.

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A showcase of Eddington, the University of Cambridge’s new district in North West Cambridge, will take place as part of Open Cambridge on Saturday 9 September.

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Courtesy Professor Jane Clarke

A Protein Folding, Evolution and Interactions Symposium will take place at St Catharine's College, 3-5 September.

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A gift from the members of the Collegiate Campaign Board will annually support up to ten exceptional postdoctoral researchers in biomedical science.

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The year's BP Chemistry Lecturer speaker will be Professor Yuhan Sun.

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The Department of Chemistry has appointed three interdisciplinary lecturers, who will start their new positions in October.  

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The Blavatnik Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme is inviting applications from Israelis seeking to undertake their first postdoctoral funding in life sciences, physical sciences and engineering at the University of Cambridge.

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Researchers, led by Professor Tuomas Knowles in the Department of Chemistry, have created microscopic versions of the cocoons spun by silkworrms.

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The Department of Chemistry is delighted to invite you to get to know us better at the annual Chemistry Networks Event on Friday 29 September.

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Professor Chris Dobson celebrates the topping out of the Chemistry of Health building with the traditional bottle of beer. Dennis Cotton, Kier Construction enjoys the moment.

The Chemistry of Health building, being constructed at the back of the Department of Chemistry on Union Road, Cambridge has reached its highest point. To mark the achievement a topping out ceremony was held on the rooftop.

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