Upcoming events

Date Title Time Speaker Location
2022 Nov 10 Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Next Generation Solar Cell Materials 6 p.m. Dr Artem Bakulin Wolfson lecture theatre

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Dr Artem Bakulin

Location: Wolfson lecture theatre

16 Careers Evening 6 p.m. Unilever lecture theatre

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker:

Location: Unilever lecture theatre

Come to hear about internship experiences as well as graduate opportunities! Featuring student speakers, talks from companies like Colorfix, EY and Dassault Systèmes and a networking session. Come to hear about internship experiences as well as graduate opportunities! Featuring student speakers, talks from companies like Colorfix, EY and Dassault Systèmes and a networking session.
28 A Circular Economy Powered by Sunlight 6 p.m. Dr. Erwin Reisner Wolfson lecture theatre

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Erwin Reisner

Location: Wolfson lecture theatre

2023 Jan 25 Non-Covalent Interactions in Inorganic Reactivity 6 p.m. Dr Peter Chen BMS Lecture Theatre

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Dr Peter Chen

Location: BMS Lecture Theatre

De novo mechanistic design of catalysts, with a historical twist De novo mechanistic design of catalysts, with a historical twist

Past events

2022 Nov 03 Controlling Selectivity in Chemical Catalysis Using Non-Covalent Interactions 6 p.m. Robert Phipps Wolfson lecture theatre

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Robert Phipps

Location: Wolfson lecture theatre

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Oct 27 Magnetic Low Temperature Cooling 6 p.m. Prof Sian Dutton Wolfson Lecture Theatre

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Prof Sian Dutton

Location: Wolfson Lecture Theatre

12 ChemDraw Workshop 6:15 p.m. - BMS Lecture Theatre

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: -

Location: BMS Lecture Theatre

Come join us for an in-person workshop to learn how to draw using ChemDraw! Come join us for an in-person workshop to learn how to draw using ChemDraw!
08 Fresher's Squash 7 p.m. - Iris Cafe, Newnham

Time: 7 p.m.

Speaker: -

Location: Iris Cafe, Newnham

Join ChemSoc and CUPS in a chill evening and meet your fellow phys natscis! Join ChemSoc and CUPS in a chill evening and meet your fellow phys natscis!
May 23 Kinetics Based Drug Discovery for Neurodegenerative Diseases 6 p.m. Prof Michele Vendruscolo Pfizer lecture theatre

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Prof Michele Vendruscolo

Location: Pfizer lecture theatre

Mar 14 Annual General Meeting 6 p.m. Presidents Todd-Hamied Room

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Presidents

Location: Todd-Hamied Room

Please join our AGM to vote for the next generation of the ChemSoc committee! Your vote means a lot to us, and the future of chemistry. Please join our AGM to vote for the next generation of the ChemSoc committee! Your vote means a lot to us, and the future of chemistry.
11 Towards efficient organic solar cells 6 p.m. Wolfson lecture theatre

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker:

Location: Wolfson lecture theatre

Understanding the relationship between conjugated polymer photophysics and their nanostructure Understanding the relationship between conjugated polymer photophysics and their nanostructure
Feb 28 The Future of Batteries 6 p.m. Prof Clare Grey Wolfson lecture theatre

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Prof Clare Grey

Location: Wolfson lecture theatre

Prof Grey pioneered the application of nuclear magnetic resonance to study and improve the performance of batteries, particularly Li-ion batteries. She also made major contributions to the development of Li-air batteries. Furthermore, she is co-founder and CEO of Nyobolt, a company that specializes in niobium-based batteries. Prof Grey pioneered the application of nuclear magnetic resonance to study and improve the performance of batteries, particularly Li-ion batteries. She also made major contributions to the development of Li-air batteries. Furthermore, she is co-founder and CEO of Nyobolt, a company that specializes in niobium-based batteries.
18 Chemdraw Workshop 6 p.m. - Google Meet

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: -

Location: Google Meet

Join the Chemdraw workshop to learn how to draw pretty molecules in your report! Join the Chemdraw workshop to learn how to draw pretty molecules in your report!
13 Intersocial matchmaking event 6:30 p.m. You and your partner Wolfson lecture theatre

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Speaker: You and your partner

Location: Wolfson lecture theatre

CUPS, SciSoc, and ChemSoc collaborate to help you find the nerdy love of your life. CUPS, SciSoc, and ChemSoc collaborate to help you find the nerdy love of your life.
04 Chemical Separations Using Coordination Cages 6 p.m. Prof Jonathan R. Nitschke Wolfson Lecture Theatre

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Prof Jonathan R. Nitschke

Location: Wolfson Lecture Theatre

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Jan 28 The Liquid Genome 6 p.m. Dr Rosana Collepardo-Guervara Google Meet (meet link will be sent in outlook)

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Dr Rosana Collepardo-Guervara

Location: Google Meet (meet link will be sent in outlook)

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21 Board Game Night 6 p.m. - Downing JCR

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: -

Location: Downing JCR

Join the board game and chill Join the board game and chill
20 Th Joy of Discovery - Exploring Molecular Motors 6 p.m. Prof Ben Feringa Wolfson lecture theatre

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Prof Ben Feringa

Location: Wolfson lecture theatre

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2021 Nov 26 New chemistry for carbon dioxide capture to mitigate climate change 6 p.m. Dr Alexander Forse Wolfson Lecture Theatre

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Dr Alexander Forse

Location: Wolfson Lecture Theatre

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19 Protein phase transitions 5:30 p.m. Prof Tuomas Knowles Wolfson Lecture Theatre

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Speaker: Prof Tuomas Knowles

Location: Wolfson Lecture Theatre

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12 New phases & transitions: from organic cages to porous liquids, glasses, and independence 6:15 p.m. Dr Becky Greenaway Wolfson Lecture Theatre

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Dr Becky Greenaway

Location: Wolfson Lecture Theatre

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04 Internship Event 6 p.m. - Wolfson Lecture Theatre

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: -

Location: Wolfson Lecture Theatre

Interested in chemistry and want to fill in your empty summer holidays? Please join us for our internship event without neven need to sign-ups! Interested in chemistry and want to fill in your empty summer holidays? Please join us for our internship event without neven need to sign-ups!
Oct 29 Annual ChemSoc Dinner 7:30 p.m. - TBC

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Speaker: -

Location: TBC

Ends around 10pm Ends around 10pm
14 The Alchemy of Vacuum 6 p.m. Prof Thomas Ebbesen Wolfson Lecture Theatre

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Prof Thomas Ebbesen

Location: Wolfson Lecture Theatre

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14 Pub Quiz 7:30 p.m. - The Anchor

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Speaker: -

Location: The Anchor

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08 Chemistry for Sustainability 6 p.m. Prof Tom Welton Wolfson Lecture Theatre

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Prof Tom Welton

Location: Wolfson Lecture Theatre

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May 28 Nanomaterials and Nanosystems for Catalytic, Energy and Biomedical Applications 6:15 p.m. Jackie Ying Google Meet

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Jackie Ying

Location: Google Meet

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21 Chemical solutions to challenges in energy and sustainability 6:15 p.m. Matt Kanan Google Meet

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Matt Kanan

Location: Google Meet

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14 Functional materials for energy and sensing 6:15 p.m. Sohini Kar-Narayan Google Meet

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Sohini Kar-Narayan

Location: Google Meet

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06 Using catalysts and renewable resources to re-design plastics, [see description...] 6:15 p.m. Charlotte Williams Online

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Charlotte Williams

Location: Online

Using catalysts and renewable resources to re-design plastics, elastomers and adhesives to improve sustainability Using catalysts and renewable resources to re-design plastics, elastomers and adhesives to improve sustainability
Apr 30 Evolution of Research in the Aggarwal Group 6:15 p.m. Prof Varinder Aggarwal Google Meet

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Prof Varinder Aggarwal

Location: Google Meet

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Mar 12 Annual General Meeting 6 p.m. - Google Meet

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: -

Location: Google Meet

New Committee Elected! Co-Presidents: Richard Danylyuk & Tristan Spreng Secretary: Kirsten See Junior Treasurer: Aryaman Sokhal Sponsorship Officer: Agustin Lorusso Notaro Francesco Publicity Officers: Jerroy Chang & Pip Knight Logistics Officers: Brendan Ng & Alea Yang Webmaster: Xuehuai He Inclusion and Outreach Officer: Meng Siong Chen General members: Juan D Fernandez Gareth Hart Zhi Yan Lee Benji Rowlands Kogulan Vipulan New Committee Elected! Co-Presidents: Richard Danylyuk & Tristan Spreng Secretary: Kirsten See Junior Treasurer: Aryaman Sokhal Sponsorship Officer: Agustin Lorusso Notaro Francesco Publicity Officers: Jerroy Chang & Pip Knight Logistics Officers: Brendan Ng & Alea Yang Webmaster: Xuehuai He Inclusion and Outreach Officer: Meng Siong Chen General members: Juan D Fernandez Gareth Hart Zhi Yan Lee Benji Rowlands Kogulan Vipulan
09 Autonomous Discovery of Functional Materials 6:15 p.m. Andy Cooper Pfizer lecture theatre

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Andy Cooper

Location: Pfizer lecture theatre

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08 From Self-Assembly to Cell Recognition 6:15 p.m. Daan Frenkel Pfizer lecture theatre

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Daan Frenkel

Location: Pfizer lecture theatre

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05 Quiz with OUCB 9 p.m. - Zoom

Time: 9 p.m.

Speaker: -

Location: Zoom

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Feb 26 ChemDraw Workshop 6:15 p.m. - SRCF Timeout

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: -

Location: SRCF Timeout

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21 Photosynthesis on an Electrode 6:15 p.m. Jenny Zhang Pfizer lecture theatre

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Jenny Zhang

Location: Pfizer lecture theatre

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12 Finding Happiness and Saving the World Using Materials Chemistry 6:15 p.m. Nicola Spaldin Google Meet

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Nicola Spaldin

Location: Google Meet

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Jan 29 Beyond Weird 6:30 p.m. Philip Ball Google Meet

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Speaker: Philip Ball

Location: Google Meet

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2020 Nov 20 The Story of Remdesivir, A Broad Spectrum Antiviral for the Treatment of COVID-19 6 p.m. Richard Mackman Google Meet

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Richard Mackman

Location: Google Meet

13 Weighing Molecules with Light 6 p.m. Philip Kukura Google Meet

Time: 6 p.m.

Speaker: Philip Kukura

Location: Google Meet

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Feb 14 Light-Emitting Thin Polymer Films 6:15 p.m. Jess Wade Pfizer lecture theatre

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Jess Wade

Location: Pfizer lecture theatre

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Jan 31 Translational Molecular Imaging in Action 6:15 p.m. Ron Heeren Pfizer lecture theatre

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Ron Heeren

Location: Pfizer lecture theatre

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2019 Nov 30 IYPT Symposium 7 p.m. Martyn Poliakoff, Andrew Szydlo, Peter Wothers, Andy Brunning BMS Lecture Theatre. Trinity College.

Time: 7 p.m.

Speaker: Martyn Poliakoff, Andrew Szydlo, Peter Wothers, Andy Brunning

Location: BMS Lecture Theatre. Trinity College.

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22 The ChemTube3D Story: The Power of Open Educational Resources 6:15 p.m. Nick Greeves Pfizer lecture theatre

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Nick Greeves

Location: Pfizer lecture theatre

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11 The CHEMputer 6:15 p.m. Lee Cronin Pfizer lecture theatre

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Lee Cronin

Location: Pfizer lecture theatre

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01 Undergraduate to renowned chemistry infographics designer 6:15 p.m. Andy Brunning Pfizer lecture theatre

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Andy Brunning

Location: Pfizer lecture theatre

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Oct 12 ChemSoc x SciSoc Quiz Night 7:15 p.m. - CUSU Lounge

Time: 7:15 p.m.

Speaker: -

Location: CUSU Lounge

A mingle with ChemSoc and SciSoc members with drinks and nibbles as everyone worked together in teams through a fun quiz! A mingle with ChemSoc and SciSoc members with drinks and nibbles as everyone worked together in teams through a fun quiz!
Feb 22 Chemistry and the atmosphere 6:15 p.m. Alex Archibald Pfizer lecture theatre

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Alex Archibald

Location: Pfizer lecture theatre

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15 Knots to Nature 6:15 p.m. Stuart Cantrill Pfizer lecture theatre

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Stuart Cantrill

Location: Pfizer lecture theatre

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Jan 31 "Artificial Cells" & Supporting Student Enterprises 6:15 p.m. Oscar Ces Pfizer lecture theatre

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Oscar Ces

Location: Pfizer lecture theatre

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31 TPP Quiz Night 7 p.m. - The Anchor

Time: 7 p.m.

Speaker: -

Location: The Anchor

A fun quiz sponsored by TPP. Free food and drink, as well as a drone as a prize for the winning team! A fun quiz sponsored by TPP. Free food and drink, as well as a drone as a prize for the winning team!
2018 Nov 26 Heavy Mice and Lighter Things: Using Chemistry to Understand Biological Tissues 6:15 p.m. Melinda Duer Pfizer lecture theatre

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Melinda Duer

Location: Pfizer lecture theatre

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21 Batteries - Future Capacity 6:15 p.m. Clare Grey Pfizer lecture theatre

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Clare Grey

Location: Pfizer lecture theatre

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Oct 19 AI in Chemistry and Drug Discovery 6:15 p.m. Ian Churcher BMS lecture theatre

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Speaker: Ian Churcher

Location: BMS lecture theatre

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05 Freshers' Week Quiz Night 7 p.m. - CUSU Lounge

Time: 7 p.m.

Speaker: -

Location: CUSU Lounge

Introduction to ChemSoc, meet and greet with the Commitee and other members and a fun quiz to follow! Introduction to ChemSoc, meet and greet with the Commitee and other members and a fun quiz to follow!