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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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Ozone layer shows first signs of recovery

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John Pyle was featured on the Australian news programme "AM" to discuss a report which has revealed that the ozone layer is on track to recovery, thanks to concerted international action against ozone depleting substances.

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Silver Medal of the European Young Chemists

Gonçalo Bernades has been awarded the Silver Medal of the European Young Chemist Award.

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Andreas Bender wins Hansch Award 2014

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".

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Ultrafast phase-change logic device driven by melting processes

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.

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