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Professor Luisa De Cola
 to speak at Formal Materials RIG Seminar

Image courtesy of the Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie Supramoléculaires

Professor Luisa De Cola of the Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie Supramoléculaires (I.S.I.S.) will give a talk on Thursday the 14th of May at 2:30 pm in the Wolfson Lecture Theatre. 

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Professor Joanna Aizenberg to give Lewis Lecture

Photo courtesy Harvard University

Professor Joanna Aizenberg of Harvard University will give this year's Lewis Lectures in the Wolfson Theatre on the 7th & 8th of May.

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Cambridge rated top in the UK by the Complete University Guide

The University of Cambridge and the Chemistry Department have once again been rated top in the UK by the Complete University Guide

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Industrial pollutants measured in rain forests

Danum Valley, Sabah, Malaysia; Courtesy Andrew Robinson.

Department of Chemistry Researchers show that pollution from human activity in East Asia is having a negative effect on air quality in tropical rainforests thousands of kilometres away, and could harm the ozone layer if levels continue to increase.

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Could iPods Grow on Trees?

Postdoc Chris Forman will talk about “Natural Nanotechnology” at this year’s Cheltenham Science Festival on Thursday the 4th of June.  Of course technology doesn’t grow on trees... does it? 

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Schlumberger Lecturer Visits Department

The Chemistry Department's inaugural Schlumberger Lecturer, Professor Yi Cui of Stanford University, will visit the Department from 26 - 27 March.   

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New Chemistry of Health Centre to become a reality

The Department of Chemistry’s plans for a new Chemistry of Health Centre have received the thumbs up from the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF), who have approved the department’s full funding bid for £17.6 million. 

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Chemistry Open Day

As part of the University of Cambridge Science Festival in March, the Department of Chemistry will open its laboratories to the public on Saturday 14 March. 

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Alumni Lunch and Talk

Book on-line for the Department of Chemistry informal Alumni Lunch and Talk at Chemistry Open Day on 14 March. 

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Two UK Instruments fly on NASA Global Hawk

Two new UK instruments have been flying on the NASA Global Hawk as part of the NERC CAST project led by Neil Harris. 

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