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Chemistry at Cambridge aims to support fundamental science of the highest quality in a first class physical environment.

Why support chemistry at Cambridge?

  • Support fundamental science of the highest quality
  • Help to provide top scientists with a first-class physical environment to carry out their research
  • Be involved in internationally recognised research covering a broad spectrum of chemical science

Your gift, no matter how large or small, is appreciated by the Department of Chemistry.  All gifts are treated sensitively and confidentially.  

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The Department of Chemistry Next Generation Programme supports the career paths of young scientists as they progress from students to early career researchers, through to Lecturers and Professors.  Explore the links below, or contact Glen Whitehead to find out more.

Josh Bowerman

Senior Associate Director – School of Physical Sciences

Josh.Bowerman@admin.cam.ac.uk

+44 (0)1223 760146

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Opportunities in 'Chemistry '

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Next Generation Fellowships support early-career Research Fellows and Lecturers with start-up grants during the crucial first years of their posts, giving them time to build up their own research groups and profiles so that they can subsequently attract research grants.
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Lecturers at Cambridge are established researchers who are responsible for guiding, training and scrutinising research output, as well as sharing their knowledge through teaching.
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Chemistry’s Next Generation Professorships are awarded to our most outstanding researchers and external candidates from across the globe.
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The Department of Chemistry’s Next Generation Studentships programme offers full scholarships to the brightest young people who don't qualify for other scholarships, which are increasingly restricted to particular areas of research or specific groups of students.
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In addition to supporting world-class research in a wide spectrum of areas, the Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge prides itself on developing the next generation of scientists.

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Cavendish Laboratory: physics of medicine
With its outstanding track record in research and teaching, the School of the Physical Sciences is home to some of the world's most important work in astronomy, chemistry, earth sciences, geography, materials science, physics, and pure and applied mathematics.

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Cambridge owes its world-leading excellence in research and teaching to the generosity of its supporters. Our history is synonymous with a history of far-sighted benefaction, and the same is as true today as it has ever been.

Dr Yusuf Hamied
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Dr Yusuf Hamied (Christ’s 1954) has made a generous gift in support of a long-established Chair in Chemistry.
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Gift announcement
Gift from The Frances and Augustus Newman Foundation for new laboratory in the Department of Chemistry – The Sir Rodney Sweetnam Laboratory for Micro and Nanoscale Biomedical Science.

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Philanthropic giving is at the heart of the success of the Collegiate University, enabling us to make discoveries that change the world and to ensure that our students receive an unrivalled education.

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Catalysis plays a vital industrial and economic role in enabling us to turn relatively inexpensive materials into high value products.
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Philanthropic impact story
Building on its history of support for chemistry at Cambridge, the Walters-Kundert Charitable Trust has now established a permanent fund for future generations of early career chemists.