As a partner institute of the University of Cambridge, the CCDC supports graduate students with their studies and research. Join our virtual Science Day - showcasing the research our current students have planned and completed. We welcome participation and questions during the day.

Anybody with an interest in upcoming research at the CCDC is welcome to join us.

You can also learn more about our PhD proposal process here.



9.30 am – Welcome – Jason Cole (CCDC Senior Research Fellow)


9.35 am - Session 1

Laura Straughair - Using the Cambridge Structural Database for Data-driven Modelling

Katerina Vriza - Machine learning identification of co-crystal formation

Andre Frade - From molecular diagrams to material properties: developing tools and frameworks in the field of Chemoinformatics

11 am – Coffee break


11.15 am- Session 2

Mihaela Smilova Fragment Hotspot Maps to Drive the Progression of Fragment Screening Hits

Sarah Wright - Is it usual to be unusual? An investigation into molecular conformations in organic crystals

Aurelia LiBuilding and exploring databases of porous materials for adsorption applications


12.30 - New students lightning talks

12.45 - Farewells


Register here.