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Read more at: Early Career Award recognises research protecting honeybees

Early Career Award recognises research protecting honeybees

Dr Chiara Giorio, courtesy Gabriella Bocchetti

Dr Chiara Giorio has been awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Early Career Award in Environment, Sustainability & Energy for her role in the discovery of how systemic pesticides harm honeybees.  


Read more at: Mentors needed for African students

Mentors needed for African students

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The success of PhD student David Izuogu’s initiative to help African students apply for postgraduate programmes in Cambridge means more mentors are needed.


Read more at: DNA sequencing pioneers awarded Millennium Technology Prize

DNA sequencing pioneers awarded Millennium Technology Prize

Professors Klenerman (L) and Balasubramanian, courtesy Department of Chemistry Photography

Professors Sir Shankar Balasubramanian and Sir David Klenerman have been awarded the prestigious Millennium Technology Prize for their development of the technique that revolutionised DNA sequencing.


Read more at: Research breakthrough provides alternative to single-use plastics

Research breakthrough provides alternative to single-use plastics

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Researchers from this Department have developed a method to create a compostable plant-based plastic-like material that’s as robust as engineering plastics.


Read more at: Department welcomes new Academy of Medical Sciences Fellow

Department welcomes new Academy of Medical Sciences Fellow

Professor Franklin Aigbirhio

Professor Franklin Aigbirhio has been elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.


Read more at: Animal models reveal compound found in peppers may suppress brain cancer

Animal models reveal compound found in peppers may suppress brain cancer

Courtesy Department of Chemistry Photography

An international team of researchers has confirmed through animal studies that a chemical compound found in the Indian Long Pepper can suppress the growth of glioblastoma, one of the least treatable types of brain cancer.


Read more at: ERC Advanced Grants will support long-term research

ERC Advanced Grants will support long-term research

Professors Hunter and Duer, courtesy Department of Chemistry Photography

Congratulations to Professors Melinda Duer and Chris Hunter, who have each won advanced grants from the European Research Council, Europe's premier research funding body.


Read more at: Computational chemist recognised for original research

Computational chemist recognised for original research

Dr Stephen Cox at his computer

Research associate Dr Stephen J. Cox has received an award for Best Paper by an Emerging Investigator from The Journal of Chemical Physics.


Read more at: The Bhagini Project provides mentors for Indian women

The Bhagini Project provides mentors for Indian women

PhD student Surabhi Agrawal wants to help other Indian women

Surabhi Agrawal founded The Bhagini Project to encourage other Indian women to pursue higher education.


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.