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2014 European Prize of the RSEQ Chemical Biology Division

Gonçalo Bernardes has been awarded the 2014 European Prize of the Royal Chemistry Society of Spain (RSEQ) Chemical Biology Division.

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Healing the ozone hole to save our skin

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John Pyle and Neil Harris have been announced as finalists of the inaugural NERC Impact Awards. The awards intend to recognise and reward the contribution of NERC science to the UK's economy, society and international reputation.

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Dr Frank Allen FRSC CChem 1944-2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Dr Frank Allen on 10th November 2014.

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5th Ahmed Zewail Prize in Molecular Sciences

The Department extends its congratulations to Sir John Meurig Thomas, former Head of the Department of Physical Chemistry, who has been awarded the 5th Ahmed Zewail Prize in Molecular Sciences.

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Graduate Admissions Open Day

The Department will be holding its annual Graduate Admissions Open Day on Friday 24 October 2014 from 10:30-4:30 pm. Please see the Programme of Events for full details.

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Jane Clarke shortlisted for WISE Award

Prof. Clarke has been shortlisted for this year's WISE Awards. The shortlist highlights 28 individuals and organisations for their outstanding contribution to the representation of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014 was awarded jointly to Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell and William E. Moerner "for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy".

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BBSRC announce Doctoral Training Partnerships

The BBSRC has announced the second incarnation of Doctoral Training Partnerships in which £125M is divided between 11 Centres across the UK. The Cambridge DTP has been awarded £15M to fund 150 PhD studentships over the 5 years starting in 2015.

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Chemistry Alumni Festival Event

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 Cambridge-Warsaw Young Chemists' Symposium

The Cambridge-Warsaw Young Chemists' Symposium was held in Cambridge from 13th-15th September 2014, focussing on the broad range of chemistry being undertaken at leading institutes in Warsaw and the Department.

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