Chemistry News  and Events

Welcome to the School of Chemistry news page, featuring the latest awards, achievements and ackowledgements attributed to academics, postgraduates and undergraduates. 

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Chemists at Birmingham celebrate £1 million award for new equipment

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Staff at the School of Chemistry at the University of Birmingham are celebrating the installation of new equipment today (21 July 2014) as a result of a £1 million award from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's core capability grant, and match funding from the University in excess of £500,000.

Open Days 2014

Open Days 2014
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The School of Chemistry has Open Days on 27 and 28 June.

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.

Transformative new approach to glucose sensor devices

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College Best Publication Award. John S. Fossey (Chemistry), Paula Mendes (Chemical Engineering) and others from the University Birmingham, UK, along with collaborators at the University of Bath (Tony James), UK, and at the East China University of Science and Technology (Yitao Long), China, produced two back to back papers on the development of glucose sensors, which appeared in Analyst.

Congratulations to Elli Chatzopoulou and Matthew Barrett

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who were awarded two of the three poster prizes at the recent Royal Society of Chemistry organic division regional meeting held in Nottingham.

Developments in drug discovery and medicinal chemistry

Developments in drug discovery and medicinal chemistry
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An exciting development this year has been the launch of a new postgraduate taught Masters degree in Drug Discovery and Medicinal Chemistry. This one-year programme includes multidisciplinary modules ranging from chemical synthesis and molecular modelling to pharmacokinetics, toxicology and drug delivery.

Dr Simon Cotton receives British Empire Medal

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Dr Simon Cotton, an honorary senior lecturer in the School of Chemistry received the award of the British Empire Medal for his services to Chemistry and Education

Matthew Berwick wins the Joe Spencer Prize

Matthew Berwick wins the Joe Spencer Prize
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for best oral presentation at the 2014 RSC Chemical Biology and Bio-organic Postgraduate Symposium

Congratulations to Birmingham undergraduate Emily Doyle

Congratulations to Birmingham undergraduate Emily Doyle
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for securing a place at the Universitas 21 Undergraduate Research Conference in China.

 

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