• CSD Heroes: A huge thank you to Seik Weng Ng

    In the year that the CSD hit one million structures we wanted to highlight and thank some of the most prolific contributors to the database. The first person in this series we would like to recognise is Seik Weng Ng.  He is currently 10th in our annual CSD author statistics and so we wanted to thank him for his contribution by doing what we do best – exploring the CSD! 

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  • Fun with Crystals at the Cambridge Science Festival

    This year the CCDC decided to participate in the Cambridge Science Festival. The Cambridge Science Festival is two weeks of organised science outreach events available to the general public.  This year marks the 25th anniversary of the festival; that’s 25 years of providing the public with the opportunity to explore and discuss science as well as inspiring young people to consider a career in the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering or maths).  The programme included debates, talks, exhibitions, workshops, interactive activities, films, comedy and performance, all held in lecture theatres, museums, cafes and galleries around Cambridge.[1]

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  • Celebrating IYPT2019

    2019 has been proclaimed the “International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (#IYPT2019) by the United Nations General Assembly and UNESCO to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the existence of the Periodic Table.  The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC) has partnered with the British Crystallographic Association (BCA) to create the “IYPT in crystals” project (#iyptcrystals).  You can find out more about this project here

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