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Read more at: Dial-a-nanoparticle: redefining automation for 'slow' material synthesis
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Dial-a-nanoparticle: redefining automation for 'slow' material synthesis

15 July 2021

Researchers from our Catalysis and Process Integration Group have developed a novel technology for the automated synthesis of metal nanoparticles, with a wide-range of tuneable sizes, in a “plug-n-play” modular platform.


Read more at: Jack Williams awarded Andrew Fellowship by the IChemE
Jack Williams

Jack Williams awarded Andrew Fellowship by the IChemE

18 June 2021

CEB researcher Jack Williams has been awarded the Andrew Fellowship from the Institution of Chemical Engineers to support his research into polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. jack_williams.jpg The Fellowship, funded by the Andrew Legacy, provides support for up to two candidates every year to undertake research in...


Read more at: CEB renews Athena Swan Bronze Award in continuing commitment to addressing gender inequalities
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CEB renews Athena Swan Bronze Award in continuing commitment to addressing gender inequalities

4 June 2021

We are pleased to announce that our Athena Swan Bronze Award has been conferred for a further five years by Advance HE, following our latest submission to the 2020 application round.




Read more at: MBE students co-found Cambridge Femtech Society
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MBE students co-found Cambridge Femtech Society

28 May 2021

Two students from our MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise (MBE), Lesley Farrah-Dorwling-Carter and Emily Otterbeck, have recently launched the Cambridge Femtech Society.


Read more at: Tiarnan Doherty awarded Ernest Oppenheimer Early Career Fellowship
Tiarnan Doherty

Tiarnan Doherty awarded Ernest Oppenheimer Early Career Fellowship

28 April 2021

Tiarnan Doherty, a final year PhD student in our Optoelectronic Materials and Device Spectroscopy Group , has been awarded a three-year Oppenheimer Fellowship from the School of Technology in addition to a Research Fellowship from Murray Edwards College. The fellowships will enable Tiarnan to pursue an independent...


Read more at: In memoriam: Professor Katharina (Kat) Gaus (12/9/1972 – 3/3/2021)
Deceased Alumna Professor Katharina Gaus in her office (Credit@University of New South Wales, Sydney)

In memoriam: Professor Katharina (Kat) Gaus (12/9/1972 – 3/3/2021)

30 March 2021

It is with great sadness that we report that Biotechnology alumna Professor Katharina (Kat) Gaus sadly passed away on 3 March 2021, aged 48, after a short but aggressive illness with cancer.



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Researchers have developed a new approach to machine learning that ‘learns how to learn’ and out-performs current machine learning methods for drug design.

Mystery of new, high-performance solar cell materials revealed in stunning clarity

22 November 2021

Researchers from our Optoelectronic Materials and Device Spectroscopy group used a suite of correlative, multimodal microscopy methods to...

Miguel Anaya awarded Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship

9 November 2021

Dr Miguel Anaya, researcher with our Optoelectronic Materials and Device Spectroscopy Group, has been awarded a Research Fellowship by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng), to support his development as an independent researcher.

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