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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • University of Cambridge. -- History.,
  • Chemistry -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Chemists -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Mary Archer and Christopher Haley.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsArcher, Mary D., Haley, Christopher D.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 318 p. :
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18223342M
ISBN 100521828732

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The Yusuf Hamied Chair of Chemistry was previously the BP () Chair of Chemistry, the original Chair having been renamed following a generous endowment by BP in BP is continuing its association with the department, but redirecting its funding to support young academics. The department would be known as Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry. (Phot. Cambridge International AS and A Level Chemistry Coursebook 2nd Edition.   This book is simply wonderful. It provides a clear picture of the development of Chemistry in Cambridge during the last years. I recomend it for all those interest in the development of Chemistry. The focus of the book is limited to the Chair of Chemistry, so there is not much on the other chemists around the professors.

Request PDF | On Jun 1, , David Knight published The Chair of Chemistry at Cambridge: Transformation and Change | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. The Yusuf Hamied Chair of Chemistry was previously the BP () Chair of Chemistry, the original Chair having been renamed following a generous endowment by BP in BP is continuing its association with the Department of Chemistry, but redirecting its funding to support young academics.   In , he endowed one of the world’s oldest academic Chairs in Chemistry, now known as the Yusuf Hamied Chair. His academic mentor and supervisor, Nobel Laureate Lord Alexander Todd, held the Chair during Hamied’s time at Cambridge as an undergraduate and PhD student. 2 days ago  Cambridge University Names Chemistry Department After Cipla's Yusuf Hamied In recognition of his “generous benefaction”, the University of Cambridge announced on Tuesday that its chemistry.