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Multi-million pound research centre in AI to spark digital revolution in chemical industry

12 November 2020

The new Innovation Centre in Digital Molecular Technologies aims to accelerate access to pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, functional molecules and molecular materials through machine learning and robotics-based synthesis.

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Sabine Bahn

Professor Sabine Bahn highlighted in Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness report

10 November 2020

Released today by BioBeat, the seventh annual Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness report highlights 30 examples of resourceful leaders in the UK bioscience sector. For the first time, this year’s Movers and Shakers also features nearly 200 alumni from previous reports, including our Professor of Neurotechnology, Sabine Bahn.

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Censeo logo and digital interface and Professor Sabine Bahn

Psyomics secures £1.5m funding to transform mental health diagnosis in the UK

28 October 2020

Psyomics Ltd, a UK-based healthtech and Unviersity of Cambridge spin-out, has closed a £1.5 million funding round from existing and new investors to bring its mental health assessment and diagnosis platform, Censeo, to market in the UK.

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Jenny Molloy

Dr Jenny Molloy named Fellow of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Synthetic Biology

12 October 2020

Shuttleworth Fellow Jenny Molloy, who leads our Open Bioeconomy Lab, was appointed in the recent call and will sit on the Global Future Council on Synthetic Biology for the next year.

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Katherine Smart

Katherine Smart makes brewing history as the first woman to be appointed as Renter Warden of the Worshipful Company of Brewers

27 August 2020

Our Lecturer in Brewing and Distilling Science and Diageo’s expert brewer, Katherine Smart, is the first woman to be appointed Renter Warden of one of the oldest of the City guilds or livery companies.

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Helen Schofield

Helen Schofield awarded Salters' Institute graduate prize

24 August 2020

Student Helen Schofield, who graduated from our Chemical Engineering degree this summer, has been awarded the 2020 Salters' Institute Graduate Award

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Andi Reci

Andi Reci awarded Danckwerts-Pergamon prize for best PhD thesis

17 August 2020

The former PhD student in magnetic resonance supervised by Professor Dame Lynn Gladden and Dr Andy Sederman, was awarded the 2019 prize for his thesis "Signal sampling and processing in magnetic resonance applications."

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Novel analysis illuminates crucial role of ‘recycled’ light in solar panels and LEDs

5 August 2020

The research by scientists in our optoelectronic materials group exposes a link between the so-called ‘photon recycling’ process, and the energy efficiency of LEDs and solar cells.

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OccuCamb

OccuCamb: helping the department return to the workplace during Covid-19

3 August 2020

Students from our EPSRC CDT in Sensor Technologies for a Healthy and Sustainable Future are developing open sensor technologies to help our staff and students return to working in the department safely.

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Multi-million pound research centre in AI to spark digital revolution in chemical industry

12 November 2020

The new Innovation Centre in Digital Molecular Technologies aims to accelerate access to pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, functional molecules and molecular materials through machine learning and robotics-based synthesis.

Professor Sabine Bahn highlighted in Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness report

10 November 2020

Released today by BioBeat, the seventh annual Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness report highlights 30 examples of resourceful leaders in the UK bioscience sector. For the first time, this year’s Movers and Shakers also features nearly 200 alumni from previous reports, including our Professor of Neurotechnology, Sabine Bahn.

Psyomics secures £1.5m funding to transform mental health diagnosis in the UK

28 October 2020

Psyomics Ltd, a UK-based healthtech and Unviersity of Cambridge spin-out, has closed a £1.5 million funding round from existing and new investors to bring its mental health assessment and diagnosis platform, Censeo, to market in the UK.