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Image courtesy of the Reisner Lab

Taylor Uekert and colleagues in the Reisner lab have developed a sunlight-driven method to convert plastic waste into fuel and useful chemicals.

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Image courtesy of the Melville Laboratory

Researchers from the department’s Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis have created a new raspberry-like colloid whose unexpected stability creates the potential for many new uses.

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Ray Finlay image courtesy of AstraZeneca

Chemistry alumnus Dr Ray Finlay has been chosen by the American Chemical Society (ACS) as a Hero of Chemistry.

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Image courtesy of Katarzyna Sokół

Scientists here have found a way to 're-wire' photosynthesis so that it can split water into hydrogen and oxygen much more efficiently than is presently possible.

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Image courtesy Trinity Hall

High-achieving Year 11 girls visited the department in August to learn more about life as a Cambridge student.

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