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Researchers here are part of a cutting-edge new project unveiled by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan today to better understand Londoners’ exposure to air pollution and improve air quality in the capital.

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Researchers are now moving into our new Chemistry of Health building – a state-of-the-art space for the study of neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases – which is just being completed.

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Detailed brain cell analysis has helped a group of researchers - including scientists here in the Department of Chemistry - uncover new mechanisms thought to underlie Parkinson's disease.

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A leading reseacher whose work has helped bring vital advances in our understanding of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases has received a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours.  

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The Department of Chemistry will be taking part in the University Open Days on Thursday 5 and Friday 6 July. These offer prospective undergraduates the opportunity to find out what it is like to study here.

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"I really hope the issue of indoor air pollution will attract more attention now. It’s a significant part of our exposure to pollution, because we spend 90% of our time indoors, and particularly affects children." 

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Sandile Mtetwa wants to transform the energy sector in her country. She'll begin a PhD here this autumn, investigating alternative energy sources that can produce and store hydrogen and could give Zimbabwe access to cost effective solar energy.

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