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Professor Sir J Fraser Stoddart guest lecture

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Professor Sir J Fraser Stoddart, University of Birmingham alumnus and winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry gave a guest lecture entitled 'The Nature of the Mechanical Bond : From Molecules to Machines' at the University's School of Chemistry.
Date:
09/11/2016

Nobel Prize-winning scientist returns to Birmingham for lecture

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University of Birmingham alumnus and 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner Professor Sir J. Fraser Stoddart will deliver a special lecture at Birmingham on his ground-breaking work.
Date:
25/10/2016

2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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Award given for breakthroughs made at the University of Birmingham
Date:
07/10/2016

Using novel materials to power fuel cell technology towards mainstream use

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We are using novel materials to power fuel cell technology towards mainstream use.
Date:
19/07/2016

Testing buried treasures with X-ray fluorescence analysis

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The Centre for Chemical and Materials Analysis in the School of Chemistry recently tested a collection of Byzantine coins from the 7th century using x-ray fluorescence (XRF) to analyse their gold purity.
Date:
06/07/2016

Birmingham's Chemistry ranked eighth in the Russell Group

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The Guardian University Guide 2017 reveals that Chemistry at the University of Birmingham has risen to eighth place in the Russell Group. The survey highlighted that 93% of Birmingham's Chemistry students are satisfied with their course.
Date:
24/05/2016

Birmingham Researchers to investigate genetic basis of brain diseases

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A team of scientists from the field of neuroscience, genetics, and chemistry from the University of Birmingham are working to develop new imaging technology to help understand the genetic basis of brain diseases.
Date:
18/03/2016

College wins two EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Challenge Awards

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Two researchers at the University of Birmingham have been awarded funding by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's (EPSRC) Healthcare Technologies Challenge Awards. Their research will look into sperm analysis and cancer detection.
Date:
26/02/2016
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