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EPSRC funds corrosion in demanding environments research

A new multimillion-pound collaborative research project could help to dramatically reduce the impact that surface degradation processes such as corrosion and wear have on industry worldwide.

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Computer-designed antibodies target Alzheimer’s disease

Brain showing hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease (plaques in blue) Credit: NIH Image Gallery

Researchers in the Vendruscolo Group have designed antibodies that target the protein deposits in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease, and stop their production.

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Dr James Keeler wins the 2017 Shoolery Award

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Dr James Keeler has won the 2017 Shoolery Award for his contributions to small molecule NMR spectroscopy.

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Academic promotions announced

L-R: Silvia Vignolini, Stuart Clarke, Sophie Jackson, Erwin Reisner

The Department is pleased to announce several academic promotions. 

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Research Fellowships 2018

The Department of Chemistry will shortly be deciding which applications to support for Royal Society University Research Fellowships (URF), to start in October 2018.

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Jane Clarke 1st female president of Wolfson College

Lucy Cavendish Honorary Fellow, Professor Jane Clarke FRS becomes the sixth President of Wolfson College and the first female president of Wolfson College.

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Biomaker challenge for low-cost sensors

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Applications are due on 23 June for the Cambridge Biomaker challenge, a four-month programme challenging interdisciplinary teams to build low-cost sensors and instruments  for biology.

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Four department scientists honoured by RSC

Professors Melinda Duer, Stephen Elliott, Tuomas Knowles, and Dr Steven Lee have all been awarded prizes by the Royal Society of Chemistry. 

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Merck, Sharp & Dohme Scientists support Women in Chemistry

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Three outstanding women scientists and senior members of the Merck, Sharp & Dohme research team visited the department in May.

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Climate Science Day Conference

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A one-day symposium on "Climate Science, Atmospheres and Life" will bring together scientists from a range of disciplines on 17 May.

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