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Read more at: How the elements got their names

How the elements got their names

Courtesy Caroline Hancox, Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry

Dr Peter Wothers will present a webinar on Wednesday the 14th of April at 6pm.


Read more at: Renaissance Woman

Renaissance Woman

One of Fahmida's drawings - Fahmida loves the combination of art and science

Fourth-year PhD student Fahmida Khan loves the Renaissance, that period of European history when philosophy, literature, and the natural sciences blossomed, and art was transformed through the application of new scientific knowledge.


Read more at: Research on condensates has insights for drug development

Research on condensates has insights for drug development

New research from the Knowles and Collepardo labs has implications for therapies against cancer and other diseases, and could even contribute to theories about the origin of life.


Read more at: Vital step towards understanding origins of Parkinson's Disease

Vital step towards understanding origins of Parkinson's Disease

3D illustration showing neurons containing Lewy bodies, courtesy Kateryna Kon

Scientists here have identified the function of a 'mystery protein' that kills healthy brain cells of people with Parkinson's disease.


Read more at: A. David Buckingham 1930 - 2021

A. David Buckingham 1930 - 2021

Courtesy Chemistry Photography

It is with sadness that we announced that Professor David Buckingham CBE FRS FAA has died at the age of 91, peacefully at home surrounded by members of his family.


Read more at: Constant Learner

Constant Learner

Professor Sophie Jackson during lockdown

As Professor of Chemical and Molecular Biology in the Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry, Professor Sophie Jackson's research involves protein folding and peptide aggregation at the interface of chemistry and biological science.


Read more at: Coffee and conversation at Researcher Café

Coffee and conversation at Researcher Café

The team members who created the café, courtesy University of Cambridge

A new online “café” has been created as a way for PhD students to converse with researchers from across the university.


Read more at: Following the hops of disordered proteins could lead to future treatments of Alzheimer’s disease

Following the hops of disordered proteins could lead to future treatments of Alzheimer’s disease

Beta-Amyloid Plaques and Tau in the Brain, courtesy National Institute on Aging, NIH

Researchers here have demonstrated how to determine the elusive motions of proteins that remain disordered.


Read more at: BP Sustainability Lectures 13th & 14th January

BP Sustainability Lectures 13th & 14th January

Courtesy Photography

This year's BP Sustainability Lecturer will be Emily Weiss, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University (USA).


Read more at: Sustainable hydrogen production a step closer

Sustainable hydrogen production a step closer

Courtesy Department of Chemistry Photography

The creation of hydrogen from sunlight and waste has received funding to support development towards commercialisation.