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Meet the Birmingham Chemistry Admissions Team at the RSC "Meet the Universities" Events

Meet the Birmingham Chemistry Admissions Team at the RSC "Meet the Universities" Events
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Birmingham Chemistry will be at both the London and Leeds 2013 Royal Society of Chemistry Meet the Universities Events.

Rowena Fletcher-Wood Wins Poster Prize

Rowena Fletcher-Wood Wins Poster Prize
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at the recent British Zeolite Association Meeting in Keele.

Salters' Festival 2013

Salters' Festival 2013
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The School of Chemistry hosted two of the 52 Salters' Festivals of Chemistry which take place at Universities throughout the UK and Ireland for students from years 7 - 8.

Gemma Bullen wins Poster Prize

Gemma Bullen wins Poster Prize
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at the 2013 RSC Bio-Organic Group Postgraduate Research Symposium

Dr Francisco Fernandez-Trillo joins the School of Chemistry as a Birmingham Fellow

Dr Francisco Fernandez-Trillo joins the School of Chemistry as a Birmingham Fellow
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Paco has come from Nottingham University, where he was working on the development of novel polymeric materials and antimicrobials.

EPSRC Core Capability Funding Award

EPSRC Core Capability Funding Award
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Birmingham Chemistry has recently been awarded £1.4M to enhance its research activities through the acquisition of state-of-the-art analytical equipment.

Birmingham PhD student Marie Betou is selected to speak at the J-NOST conference in India

Birmingham PhD student Marie Betou is selected to speak at the J-NOST conference in India
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Marie attended the prestigious Junior National Organic Synthesis Trust (J-NOST) conference, where she presented her latest work.

Dr Paramaconi Rodriguez joins the School of Chemistry as a Birmingham Fellow

Dr Paramaconi Rodriguez joins the School of Chemistry as a Birmingham Fellow
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Para has come from the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) in Switzerland where he has been working on the development of electrochemical technologies.

Dr Zoe Schnepp joins the School of Chemistry as a Birmingham Fellow

Dr Zoe Schnepp joins the School of Chemistry as a Birmingham Fellow
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Zoe has come from NIMS in Japan, where she has been working on sustainable routes to functional nanomaterials.

Nov. 2011. Attendance at 7th International Symposium on Inorganic Phosphate Materials

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Yasmin Begum gave a talk at the 7th International Symposium on Inorganic Phosphate Materials at the Argonne National Lab, Illinois.

Dec 2011. Best PG talk prize at 31st RSC Solid State Group Christmas Meeting

Dec 2011. Best PG talk prize at 31st RSC Solid State Group Christmas Meeting
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Ben de Laune won the Roy prize for the best PG talk at the 31st RSC Solid State Group Christmas Meeting.

July 2011. Best poster prize at 10th Int. Meeting on Materials Chemistry

July 2011. Best poster prize at 10th Int. Meeting on Materials  Chemistry
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Ben de Laune won best Crystalline Solids Poster Prize at the 10th International Conference on Materials Chemistry.

July 2011. University Challenge victory

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Chemistry student Oliver Jeacock led the the University of Birmingham team to victory over Trinity College Cambridge in the first televised round of University Challenge.
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