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Chemistry startup awarded Life Science Business of the Year 2015

Image courtesy of Healx

The start-up company, Healx, founded by Dr Tim Guilliams and based on core research performed in the group of Dr Andreas Bender, was awarded “Life Science Business of the Year 2015” at the Cambridge University Entrepreneurs awards on 15 May.

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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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David Klenerman elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

The Department of Chemistry is delighted to announce that Professor David Klenerman has been elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. 

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Research Fellowships in Chemistry

The Department is seeking individuals of outstanding merit and potential who wish to establish an independent research career, and would like the Department's support.

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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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David Wales awarded Tilden Prize 2015

The Department is delighted to announce that Professor David Wales has been awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry Tilden Prize 2015. 

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Jane Clarke and Ali Alavi elected as Royal Society Fellows

The Department of Chemistry is delighted to announce that Professor Jane Clarke and Professor Ali Alavi have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society.

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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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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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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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