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Royal Society University Research Fellowships 2017

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The Department of Chemistry is seeking applications to support for Royal Society University Research Fellowships to be held in the department, starting in October 2017.  

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Oren Scherman mixes molecules with light to produce new chemistry

Plasmonic nanocavity containing a dye molecule

A multi-disciplinary group of researchers, including chemists at the Melville Laboratory led by Professor Oren Scherman, have successfully used quantum states to mix molecules with light at room temperature.

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Postdoc Mentors and Departmental Tutors introduced

Courtesy Gabriella Bocchetti

The department held an event in May to introduce postdoctoral researchers (postdocs) and academics who have volunteered to provide support to graduate students.

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Madeline Kavanagh and Setu Kasera receive ABTA awards

Image of awardees (Madeline Kavanagh second from left, Setu Kasera third from left) courtesy ABTA

PhD candidate Madeline Kavanagh and postdoctoral researcher Dr Setu Kasera received Honourable Mentions at the 5th ABTA (Association of British Turkish Academics) Doctoral Researcher Awards in May.

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New funding opportunity for Early Career Researchers

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Applications are due by 27 June to participate in a programme of international workshops in chemistry designed to help early career researchers build research capacity and create links for future collaboration.  

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NG:Safe wins CUE Grand Finale

Image of Laura Mitchell and John Cassidy accepting their award, courtesy Chris Williamson

A company co-founded by chemistry PhD student Laura Mitchell has won the Cambridge University Entrepreneurs (CUE) Grand Finale of the Business Creation competition.

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Two Department spin-outs receive funding

Images of gene sequencing and micro droplets courtesy CE

Two Department of Chemistry spin-out companies have been highly successful in recent funding rounds.

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Green Team Helps Achieve Green Impact Silver Award

From left, Catherine Pitt, Tim Dickens, Ana Belenguer & Richard Turner accept the Green Impact Silver Award from Dame Fiona Reynolds (right), courtesy Phil Mynott Photo.

The Department has been awarded a Green Impact Silver Award.

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Helen Jobson and Simon Chapman honoured at CUSU Teaching Awards

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Technicians Helen Jobson and Simon Chapman received commendations for outstanding student support at the 2016 student-led Teaching Awards run by the Cambridge University Students’ Union (CUSU).

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Professor Rod Jones receives the RSC John Jeyes award

Professor Rod Jones has been honoured with the 2016 Royal Society of Chemistry John Jeyes award. 

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