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On the eve of Darwin Day, a book about him is published by one of our Research Associates to foster young children's curiosity about the natural world and stimulate their interest in science.

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Encouraging gifted students from Africa to aspire to high-quality education has won PhD candidate David Izuogu recognition by the University. 

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Applications are open for our new SynTech Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT), which will combine training in state-of-the-art chemical synthesis with the latest developments in engineering, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

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For his work in "markedly advancing non-natural amino acid technology and demonstrating its power for biological discovery" Professor Jason Chin has been awarded The Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in Chemistry 2019.

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As the International Year of the Periodic Table is officially launched, our Teaching Fellow Dr Peter Wothers has been telling the BBC how it came to be, why it is perfect – and whether aliens would have it too.

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A biopharmaceutical company co-founded by scientists here in the department has received significant funding to help it develop its unique approach to investigating protein misfolding diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

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Researchers in the Department are using their expertise in air quality sensors to support the new Breathe London project launched by Mayor Sadiq Khan earlier this week.

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