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Branco Weiss Fellowships available

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Society in Science - The Branco Weiss Fellowship, is now open for applications from postdoctoral researchers 

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Postdocs Careers Service Can Help

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The Cambridge University Postdoc Careers Service supports postdocs in planning their careers.

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Neurodegenerative disease research published

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A research team has identified a new process that can cause the aberrant aggregation of misfolded proteins and lead to a range of neurodegenerative diseases, including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.  

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RSC Early Career Energy Sector Chemists Symposium

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All chemists working in the energy area in the early stages of their careers are invited to attend the Royal Society of Chemistry Early Career Energy Sector Chemists Symposium in London on 2 December 2015.

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Reisner Group to host Solar Fuels Symposium

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Dr Erwin Reisner and Dr Junwang Tang (University College London) will chair the 4th Annual UK Solar Fuels Symposium on 22 January 2016 at St John's College.

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Department opens doors to potential graduates

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On Friday 23 October, the department held its second Graduate Admissions Open Day, with over 100 potential graduate students attending from across the UK and Europe. 

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New design points a path to the ‘ultimate’ battery

Image courtesy of T Liu et al.; Science 350: 530 (2015)

Researchers have successfully demonstrated how several of the problems impeding the practical development of the so-called 'ultimate' battery could be overcome.

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Cambridge-AstraZeneca PhD Programme in Chemical Synthesis

Applications are invited for a four-year PhD programme based in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge and the new AstraZeneca Global Research and Development Centre at Cambridge.

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