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Eight million tons of plastic enter the oceans every year. What if we could produce fuel from that plastic waste instead of throwing it away?

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Would you like to make 'Elephant Toothpaste', do some experiments with Dry Ice, or learn how to make ice cream using Liquid Nitrogen? Then come along to our Open Day this Saturday.

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Original printed copies of the Periodic Table are going on public display in an exhibition curated by our Teaching Fellow, Dr Peter Wothers, to celebrate the Table's 150th anniversary. 

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A female professor here who is described as "generous, supportive, and particularly encouraging of the ambitions of her female co-workers" received a prestigious Suffrage Science Award on International Women's Day.

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