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Courtesy: School of Earth and Environment, The University of Leeds

Dr Anja Schmidt has been awarded the Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Early Career Scientists of the European Geosciences Union (EGU).

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Image of Alumni Medal courtesy Department of Chemistry Photography

The Department of Chemistry is delighted to announce that it has selected Dr John Sulston to receive the departmental Alumni Medal.

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PhD student Jerelle Joseph in the gym at Churchill College (photo: Nick Saffell)

Jerelle Joseph wasn’t sure she wanted to leave Dominica to take a PhD in Computational Chemistry in chilly Cambridge. Now she runs a mentoring scheme to encourage others from the Caribbean to pursue their ambitions.

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Image courtesy of Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Nobel Laureate Professor Tom Cech is coming to the Department of Chemistry next Monday, 16th October, to give the 2017 Herchel Smith Lecture. In it, he will be 'Shedding some Light on the Dark Matter of the Genomic Universe.'

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Courtesy MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

The department would like to congratulate Dr Richard Henderson of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, for being awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry jointly with Jacques Dubochet and Joachim Frank.

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Head of Graduate Education Dr Deborah Longbottom introduces student prizewinners, courtesy Department of Chemistry Photography

The Department of Chemistry threw open its doors to researchers from academia and industry last week when it held its annual Chemistry Networks event – a get-to-know-us day for current and prospective research partners

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Courtesy Department of Chemistry Photography

A company started up by a Research Fellow to develop robust, small and cheap sensors for detecting toxic gases has just won a commendation in a new awards scheme. 

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Department of Chemistry makes a big bang at the annual science festival

The University of Cambridge has topped the 2018 Complete University Guide league tables, and has been named in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide for the fifth year in a row as the best higher education institution in the country.

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Image courtesy of British Council

The Blavatnik Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme is inviting applications from Israelis seeking to undertake their first postdoctoral funding in life sciences, physical sciences and engineering at the University of Cambridge.

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