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Read more at: Zhang recognised as 2022 Rising Talent Fellow

Zhang recognised as 2022 Rising Talent Fellow

Jenny Zhang in white lab coat stands in front of lab bench with Joshua Lawrence and Xiaolong Chen in background.

Gabriella Bocchetti ©University of Cambridge

Dr Jenny Zhang has been awarded the 2022 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Rising Talent Award in the category of sustainable development.

Read more at: Grey awarded the Disruptors and Innovators Prize

Grey awarded the Disruptors and Innovators Prize

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Professor Clare Grey, courtesy Gabriella Bocchetti ©University of Cambridge

Professor Clare Grey FRS has been awarded the ACS Central Science Disruptors and Innovators Prize. The award recognises those who advance central science through innovative research.

Read more at: Cambridge’s global reputation in Chemistry recognised in REF 2021

Cambridge’s global reputation in Chemistry recognised in REF 2021

Three students in protective Covid masks looking at research poster

Recent postdoc poster session for undergraduates, courtesy Department of Chemistry Photography

The results from the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment highlight the impressive amount of world-leading research undertaken in the Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry and its wider impact on society.

Read more at: Celebrating the career of Professor Ian Paterson

Celebrating the career of Professor Ian Paterson

Ian Paterson, left, and Jonathan Goodman, right, sit on chairs in front of the symposium banners.

Ian Paterson (left) with Professor Jonathan Goodman, who organised the Symposium, courtesy Nathan Pitt, University of Cambridge

A symposium to celebrate the work of Professor Ian Paterson and his recent retirement was hosted on 7 May in Jesus College, where he is an Emeritus Fellow. 

Read more at: Professor Ray Freeman, 1932-2022

Professor Ray Freeman, 1932-2022

Head and shoulders of Ray Freeman

Courtesy Department of Chemistry photography

It is with sadness that we announce the death of Professor Ray Freeman FRS, aged 90.

Read more at: Department welcomes two new Royal Society Fellows

Department welcomes two new Royal Society Fellows

Head shots of Jason Chin and Angelos Michaelides

Professors Jason Chin (l) and Angelos Michaelides, courtesy Chemistry Photography

Two members of the Department have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society.