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Read more at: Early Career Award recognises research protecting honeybees

Early Career Award recognises research protecting honeybees

Dr Chiara Giorio, courtesy Gabriella Bocchetti

Dr Chiara Giorio has been awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Early Career Award in Environment, Sustainability & Energy for her role in the discovery of how systemic pesticides harm honeybees.  

Read more at: Mentors needed for African students

Mentors needed for African students

Courtesy ASCU

The success of PhD student David Izuogu’s initiative to help African students apply for postgraduate programmes in Cambridge means more mentors are needed.

Read more at: DNA sequencing pioneers awarded Millennium Technology Prize

DNA sequencing pioneers awarded Millennium Technology Prize

Professors Klenerman (L) and Balasubramanian, courtesy Department of Chemistry Photography

Professors Sir Shankar Balasubramanian and Sir David Klenerman have been awarded the prestigious Millennium Technology Prize for their development of the technique that revolutionised DNA sequencing.

Read more at: Research breakthrough provides alternative to single-use plastics

Research breakthrough provides alternative to single-use plastics

Courtesy Xampla

Researchers from this Department have developed a method to create a compostable plant-based plastic-like material that’s as robust as engineering plastics.