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Read more at: Chem@Work Summer 2021 We're back!
Staff members social distancing in the Cybercafe

Chem@Work Summer 2021 We're back!

Welcome to your summer staff newsletter - with new guidance on returning to work, we're slowly returning to the Department while at the same time keeping up social distancing and other safety measures. Plus, it's been a summer of sport, close shaves and, of course, babies!

Left: Social distancing will remain for the time being in public areas like the Cybercafé.

Read more at: Chem@Home Spring 2021 Endgame

Chem@Home Spring 2021 Endgame

Welcome to your spring staff newsletter, called "Endgame" in the hope that Covid restrictions will soon be lifted, although it's clear that things will never be the same as in the "beforetime." In this issue, you can see some haircut successes and disasters, read about Sue Begg's goodbye Zoom, and find out the collective nouns for a group of professors (hint: same as for a group of flamingos).

Left: The Wellcham Team - we'll be together again soon!

Read more at: Chem@Work November 2020 Welcome Back

Chem@Work November 2020 Welcome Back

Goodbye to Sheila Part II, safe return of students, volunteering at the Covid Test Centre, and first annual Outstanding Supervisor Award, all in your November staff newsletter.

Read more at: Chem@Home July 2020 'The Transition'

Chem@Home July 2020 'The Transition'

The Department re-opens, Sheila retires, staff photo contest, virtual climbing challenge and entertaining ideas - all in the July staff newsletter, as we transition out of lockdown.

Read more at: Chem@Home Spring 2020 "The Lockdown Buster"

Chem@Home Spring 2020 "The Lockdown Buster"

Find out how staff are finding creative ways to cope with the Covid-19 lockdown, read about how our Department is involved in Coronavirus research, and find out if your slippers reveal your personality! All in the Spring edition of the staff newsletter, the "Lockdown Buster."

Read more at: Staff newsletter March 2020

Staff newsletter March 2020

Catch up on who's coming and going in the Department; find out why there was 'love' in the air here in February; meet the postdoc looking for lifesavers; and read about the fun ways such junior PIs are building their staff network.

Staff newsletter Summer 2019

Staff newsletter Summer 2019

Meet the young researcher with a record deal; read about how we marked Mental Health week; and find out what our first-year PhD students were celebrating in the Cybercafé at the end of June; and of course find out who's coming - and going - in the Department.