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Inspirational female chemists

Each issue of Chem@Cam Magazine features a female scientist in the Department of Chemistry. Read more about them below.

Read more at: Fahmida Kahn

Fahmida Kahn

PhD student Fahmida Kahn researches passivation in the Clarke group - and she also creates beautiful drawings.

May 2021

Read more at: Sophie Jackson

Sophie Jackson

Professor of Chemical and Molecular Biology Sophie Jackson is still excited by her research and the new paths it is taking.

January 2021

Read more at: Anika Krause

Anika Krause

PhD student Anika Krause is studying the impact of air pollution on human health.

August 2019

Read more at: Heather Greer

Heather Greer

Technical Officer Dr Heather Greer can't wait to get her hands on our new Transmission Electron Microscope.

December 2018

Read more at: Jenny Zhang

Jenny Zhang

Dr Jenny Zhang is developing ways to turn sunlight into green fuels.

May 2018

Read more at: Karen Stroobants

Karen Stroobants

Dr Karen Stroobants researches membrane protein aggregates and their potential role in neurodegenerative diseases.

February 2018

Read more at: Ana Belenguer

Ana Belenguer

Dr Ana Belenguer is working on the synthesis of organic reactions in the solid state using ball mill grinding

August 2017

Read more at: Tanya Hutter

Tanya Hutter

Dr Tanya Hutter is a director and co-founder of her own company, SensorHut.

August 2017

Read more at: Ruth Lynden-Bell

Ruth Lynden-Bell

Ruth Lynden-Bell, Professor Emerita of Queen’s University Belfast, is an alumna of the department and a long-standing visiting professor. 

June 2016

Read more at: Silvia Vignolini

Silvia Vignolini

Dr Silvia Vignolini developed a passion for science after picking up a copy of Hawking's A Brief History of Time in a high school class.

June 2015

Read more at: Deborah Longbottom

Deborah Longbottom

An inspirational female teacher encouraged Dr Deborah Longbottom’s to study chemistry at university. 

March 2015

Read more at: Melinda Duer

Melinda Duer

Professor Melinda Duer’s pioneering experiments on bone using NMR spectrometry have led to a new understanding. 

March 2015