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The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

Image courtesy Nasa

 Is the ozone hole healing? Are we safe from harmful UV rays?

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Data in Drug Discovery - It's Time to Get Honest!

Image courtesy Jonathan Goodman

The Centre for Molecular Informatics in the Department of Chemistry will host a Data in Drug Discovery symposium on 23 September in the Unilever Lecture Theatre.

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Professor Jeremy Sanders to be honoured in Symposium

Courtesy Department of Chemistry

A Symposium celebrating the research career of Professor Jeremy Sanders will be held in the Chemistry Department on 4th September.

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Matt Gaunt wins Royal Society and ACS awards

Professor Matt Gaunt has won the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award and the ACS Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award.

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Dr Reginald Prince, 1927 - 2015

Courtesy of St John's College

Many Department of Chemistry alumni and former staff members will remember with great affection Reg Prince, who has died at the age of 88.     
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Allen Distinguished Investigator grant awarded

Courtesy of Department of Chemistry

An interdisciplinary research team which includes Dr Steven Lee has been awarded an £850 thousand Allen Distinguished Investigator (ADI) grant for its project “Resolving white matter dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease with novel biosensors.” 

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The Chemistry of Wine

Courtesy of University of Cambridge

The Chemistry Department will host a Call My Bluff wine tasting as part of the Cambridge University Alumni Festival on Friday 25th September.


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Registration for Joliot Curie Conference now open

Image courtesy Royal Society of Chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry is sponsoring the annual Joliot Curie Conference at Murray Edwards College on 16-17 September.

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Chemistry Department hosts Salters' Chemistry Camp

University of Cambridge, photographer Nathan Pitt

120 fifteen-year-olds from schools across the UK recently took over the department's teaching lab to conduct university level experiments.

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Department of Chemistry scientists showcase research in Parliament

Professor Chris Abell, courtesy Department of Chemistry

A Department of Chemistry spin-out which developed a ground-breaking method for drug discovery showcased its work last week in Parliament, as part of a national campaign celebrating the value of scientific research

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