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"It's incredible to watch our exceptional students develop as scientists and become highly engaged problem solvers ready to shape the future!"
Professor Karl Coleman, Head of Department
The £1.9 million funding boost for the ANTENNA partnership investigating sustainable cleaning products was awarded to Chemistry's Professor Mark Wilson, Professor Colin Bain, Professor Andy Beeby, Dr Clare Mahon and Dr Richard Thompson in collaboration with Durham's Centre for Soft Matter, colleagues from Imperial College London and Procter & Gamble (P&G).
Congratulations to Aisha Bismillah (McGonigal Group) on winning the 2021 Merck Research Award for Underrepresented Chemists of Color! This award is for underrepresented groups in chemistry including third year chemistry graduate students (minimum) or postdocs.
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