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Birmingham chemists lead on safer, more effective pharmaceuticals

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Professor Nigel Simpkins, the University of Birmingham's Haworth Chair of Chemistry, has had a paper published in the Royal Society of Chemistry journal Chemical Science, entitled 'Highly enantioselective access to diketopiperazines via cinchona alkaloid catalysed Michael additions'. The paper, co-authored with Alejandro Cabanillas, Christopher D Davies and Louise Male, is the result of a collaborative PhD studentship with AstraZeneca, which is continuing the collaboration with both a new studentship and a postdoctoral researcher who will work at the AstraZeneca site near Manchester.

Dr Zoe Schnepp wins the Outstanding Teacher Award

Dr Zoe Schnepp wins the Outstanding Teacher Award
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from the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Birmingham.

National Student Survey

National Student Survey
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Birmingham Chemistry has been voted number one in the country for student satisfaction in the 2013–14 National Student Survey.

 

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