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The Summer 2021 Chem@Cam e-version has now been published and can be viewed online.

The Spring 2021 issue of Chem@Cam Magazine can be viewed above.

Highlights include:

  • Major gift secures the Department's future: A new name and a new era for the Department.
  • Lockdown eases: But we are still working to get our undergraduates back!
  • Tempus Fugit: Alumnus Andy Richards still feels the unforgiving minute hanging over him.
  • A. David Buckingham: Professor David Buckingham died peacefully at home at the age of 91.
  • Alumni correspondence: More reminiscences about Stuart Warren, and the Studentship Fund approaches its goal.


The photo at the bottom of page 18 (Race to the finish) is of competition runners-up Cerious, Radley College. The correct photo of the photo competition winners,  The Curly Arrow Appreciation Society, is shown below. The members of the winning team will receive t-shirts with the Chemistry Race logo.

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About Chem@Cam Magazine

Chem@Cam is the magazine of the University of Cambridge Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry.

It is published twice a year - in winter and spring - in hard copy, and in summer as an e-newsletter. 

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