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Durham University

Department of Chemistry

50th Anniversary event

This event took place on the weekend of the 23 - 24 September 2011, this page and all subpages are kept for reference.

Many images of the 50th anniversary event are available for viewing here.

A weekend of "science and friendship"

23 - 24 September 2011

  • a celebration of 50 years of chemistry in our current building
  • reconnect with current and former staff and students
  • hear about exciting ongoing research
  • get back in touch with friends and colleagues
  • listen to engaging scientific talks
  • attend family-friendly demonstrations, lectures and other activities
  • catch up and reminisce with friends, colleagues and staff
  • learn about the history and future of your Department
  • visit your College and favourite old Durham attractions
  • visit some of the University's new attractions

"Durham Chemistry has enjoyed 50 years of success since moving into the first stage of its current building.  We look forward to welcoming back staff, students, their families and other friends to help us celebrate this occasion, and to look forward to the successes of the future."

John Evans, Head of Department