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.
The 2014 Hansch Award has been awarded to Andreas Bender for "outstanding contributions in the field of molecular similarity, and integrating biological and chemical descriptors for in silico pharmacology".
Joint experimental and computer-simulational work by Stephen Elliott and his group, and researchers from both the Data Storage Institute and the Singapore University of Technology and Design, has opened a doorway for developing faster computers.
The physical properties of the ultra-white scales on certain species of beetle could be used to make whiter paper, plastics and paints, while using far less materials than is used in current manufacturing methods.
Prof. Clare Grey has been awarded the Davy Medal by the Royal Society, for further pioneering applications of solid state nuclear magnetic resonance to materials of relevance to energy and the environment.