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Organising committee for Africans in STEM symposium

Africans in STEM conference: opportunities and challenges

15 July 2019

The first Africans in STEM symposium held on 28 June 2019 in our department was aimed at celebrating African voices and ideas in STEM.

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Read more at: Annual conference highlights diverse impact of department research

Annual conference highlights diverse impact of department research

4 July 2019

Our department Research Conference took place from 25-26 June, bringing together researchers from across the department, wider university, external institutions and industry.

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Janire Saez

Dr Janire Saez awarded Marie Curie Fellowship

14 June 2019

Dr Janire Saez awarded Marie Curie Fellowship for her work on organ-on-chip devices for cancer research.

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Read more at: Senior academic promotions in the department

Senior academic promotions in the department

13 June 2019

Dr Bart Hallmark has been promoted to University Senior Lecturer, and Dr Ljiljana Fruk and Dr Andy Sederman both promoted to Personal Readerships.

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All design project students

Design Project winners 2019

10 June 2019

Congratulations to the two winning groups of our 2019 Design Project on "the processing of sour North Sea gas".

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Read more at: Investigating bubbly liquids in Santa Fe and Cambridge

Investigating bubbly liquids in Santa Fe and Cambridge

5 June 2019

Prof Ian Wilson and PhD student Rubens Fernandes visited INTEC in Santa Fe, Argentina, last April. They are working with Dr Juan Manuel Peralta, Dr Bárbara Meza and Dr Susana Zorrilla (all from INTEC) on an International Cooperation Project funded by CONICET and the Royal Society, which began in 2018. Enrique Rabe from CONICET caught up with Ian and Rubens on their trip to find out more about their project investigating the behaviour of bubbly liquids.​

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Theresa Maier presenting at ESDPPP Congress

Theresa Maier selected to present at the ESDPPP Congress 2019

3 June 2019

PhD student Theresa Maier presents her work on 'therapeutic delivery to infants during breastfeeding' at the ESDPPP Congress 2019 in Basel, Switzerland.

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Read more at: Nanotechnology for the treatment of metastatic cancer

Nanotechnology for the treatment of metastatic cancer

29 May 2019

Dr Hirak Patra publishes review article on the topic of treating metastatic cancer using nanotechnology.

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Read more at: Machine learning predicts mechanical properties of porous materials

Machine learning predicts mechanical properties of porous materials

16 May 2019

Machine learning can be used to predict the properties of a group of materials that, according to some, could be as important to the 21st century as plastics were to the 20th.

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Alumna Fiona Erskine publishes “The Chemical Detective” book

Alumna Fiona Erskine publishes “The Chemical Detective” book

9 May 2019

Chemical Engineering alumna and writer Fiona Erskine publishes “The Chemical Detective”, a crime thriller with a chemical engineering protagonist.

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Africans in STEM conference: opportunities and challenges

15 July 2019

The first Africans in STEM symposium held on 28 June 2019 in our department was aimed at celebrating African voices and ideas in STEM.

Annual conference highlights diverse impact of department research

4 July 2019

Our department Research Conference took place from 25-26 June, bringing together researchers from across the department, wider university, external institutions and industry.

Dr Janire Saez awarded Marie Curie Fellowship

14 June 2019

Dr Janire Saez awarded Marie Curie Fellowship for her work on organ-on-chip devices for cancer research.