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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology


This year, we took part in four events at the Cambridge Science Festival:

Plant and Life Sciences Marquee
Sensors, bio-sensibility and no-sense experiments
Saturday 17 March: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Marquee on the Lawn, Downing Site - Downing Lawn Downing Street, CB2 3EA

So you want to be a scientist?
Shining light on brain disease - Dr Amberley Stephens
Monday 19 March: 9:30am - 1:00pm
Mill Lane Lecture Rooms , 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW

This does not make any sense: six words that rocked molecular science
Dr Ljiljana Fruk highlights discoveries and molecules, which initially did not make any sense, but have nevertheless rocked our world and changed the way we live.
Wednesday 21 March: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mill Lane Lecture Rooms , 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW

Enter our (fake!) Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology clean room and get hands-on with the intricate process of advanced material design for sensor construction and pharmaceutical product assembly.
Saturday 24 March: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Maxwell Centre , JJ Thomson Avenue, CB3 0HE

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