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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.

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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.

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Green Team Helps Achieve Green Impact Silver Award

From left, Catherine Pitt, Tim Dickens, Ana Belenguer & Richard Turner accept the Green Impact Silver Award from Dame Fiona Reynolds (right), courtesy Phil Mynott Photo.

The Department has been awarded a Green Impact Silver Award.

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Helen Jobson and Simon Chapman honoured at CUSU Teaching Awards

Image of award winners courtesy of CUSU

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).

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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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Gonçalo Bernardes receives Harrison-Meldola Memorial Prize

Courtesy Royal Society of Chemistry

Dr Gonçalo Bernardes has been awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry Harrison-Meldola Memorial Prize.

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Daan Frenkel elected to National Academy of Sciences

Professor Daan Frenkel has been elected as a foreign member of the National Academy of Sciences.

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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.

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Nitschke group awarded ERC Advanced Grant

Photo of Nitschke Research Group courtesy LIsa Masters

Professor Jonathan R. Nitschke’s research group has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant for research into the Functional Systems of Capsules. 

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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.

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