• Matwalls: Thinking about risks in the development of new materials

    When we think about risks, lots of different things can come to mind but underpinning them all is the chance that something undesired may happen. If we didn’t take risks then few worthwhile accomplishments would ever be made. It’s through understanding these risks, assessing the risk / benefit profile and things we can do to improve that profile that we are able to manage risk and move forward.

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  • Meet the team! Rob Willacy, Materials Science Team Leader

    2019 has been an exciting year for CCDC.  We've attended many conferences both in the UK and internationally, delivered workshops worldwide, formed a new scientific advisory board, and of course reached a million structures in the Cambridge Structural Database!  We've also been growing our team both in the UK and the US to help us continue our mission of advancing structural science into 2020 and beyond.   We'd like to introduce one of our newest team members, Rob Willacy, who joins us from GSK. He tells us about his passion for understanding solid state chemical problems  and how he hopes to apply his experience at CCDC to drive the centre's materials tools and services.

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