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Read more at: Artificial leaf array recognised in solar fuel competition

Artificial leaf array recognised in solar fuel competition

The team members sitting by the instrument looking at camera

The Cambridge team and their artificial leaf array

A team of University of Cambridge researchers have reached the final of the EU "Fuel from the Sun" competition with their artificial leaf array which converts sunlight to solar fuel.

Read more at: Register now for Vignolini alumni webinar

Register now for Vignolini alumni webinar

Invitation to webinar

Register now to find out how Professor Sivlia Vignolini and her group are making everything from biodegradable glitter to edible, iridescent hydrogels at our webinar on 14 December at 6pm GMT.

Read more at: Vignolini awarded prestigious Emerging Technology Chair

Vignolini awarded prestigious Emerging Technology Chair

Professor Silvia Vignolini sitting at desk and smiling at camera

Professor Silvia Vignolini, courtesy @ChemistryPhotography

Professor of Chemistry and Bio-materials Silvia Vignolini has been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Emerging Technologies worth £2.5 million.

Read more at: Prize recognises students’ research

Prize recognises students’ research

A group of five prizewinners on the stage at the Symposium

The prize winners take the stage at the Symposium, courtesy Philip Murray

Two postgraduates in the Gaunt group were recognised for their outstanding research posters at the Royal Society of Chemistry Chemical Science Symposium in November.

Read more at: Students awarded prestigious AI research grant

Students awarded prestigious AI research grant

The five student winners standing in a group facing camera

From left: Matt Greenig, Srijit Seal, Elsa Lawrence, Adham El-Shazly and Chaitanya K Joshi

Two students from our Department, with colleagues in Computer Science, Philosophy and Pharmacology, have been awarded a grant to investigate the application of artificial intelligence in biological discovery.

Read more at: Sparxell's sustainable pigments win 1st prize

Sparxell's sustainable pigments win 1st prize

Red, sparkling pigments

Some of Sparxell's vivid pigments, courtesy Chemistry Photography

Chemistry spin-out Sparxell has been awarded first prize at the Chris Abell Business Plan competition.

Read more at: We are searching for our next Unilever Professor

We are searching for our next Unilever Professor

Robert Glen sitting at desk smiling at camera

Searching to fill the role of Robert Glen, who retired in 2020, courtesy Chemistry

Help us attract as diverse a field as possible for the Unilever Professorship of Molecular Sciences Informatics.