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Alumni Reunion 17 March 2018

We are inviting all alumni who were in the department as undergrads, graduate students and postdocs up to and including 1968, to attend an Alumni Reunion on 17 March 2018.  Events include:

  • Dr Pete Wothers' fun-filled and explosive lectures held during the department's Chemistry Open Day on 17 March at 11am, 1:30pm and 4pm.  Reserved alumni seating now closed for this event, although you may still be able to reserve tickets through the general public bookings website.
  • Please join us for drinks from 5:30 - 7pm hosted by the department in the Todd Hamied Room.  Please contact Diane Harris ( to let her know you are coming, to help with catering.
  • Dinner at Downing College West Lodge and Maitland Room, starting at 7:30, cost is £55. Contact Diane Harris ( for details on how to register.  

We look forward to seeing you in March!

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