BP Professor of Organic Chemistry

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The BP Professorship of Organic Chemistry is one of the senior professorships at the University of Cambridge, based in the Department of Chemistry. [1]

BP Professors of Organic Chemistry[edit]

History[edit]

Founded in 1702 by the university as simply 'Professor of Chemistry', it was retitled as the Professorship of Organic Chemistry in 1943, and in 1991 was renamed after a benefaction from the oil company British Petroleum.

Professors of Organic Chemistry[edit]

Professors of Chemistry[edit]

References[edit]

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