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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.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

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
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching

EPS colleague elected Fellow of the Royal Society

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Professor David Charlton has been elected Fellow of the Royal Society, a fellowship of many of the world's most distinguished scientists and the national Academy of Science in the UK.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

EPS students secure major scholarships

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Earlier this year EPS students were awarded prestigious scholarships from BP STEM and Caterpillar UK. These scholarships are awarded to high performing students, and offers them the opportunity to showcase their talent.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Students

Powdered alcohol and space diapers have something in common

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Dr Simon Cotton, School of Chemistry, sheds light on recent headlines on powdered alcohol.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Nanomaterials: no small matter

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Interview with Birmingham Fellow, Pola Goldberg Oppenheimer: Pola leads a research group focusing on Advanced Materials, Structures and Applications (AMSA) in the School of Chemical Engineering. This summer, she will address listeners at the 2014 Soapbox Science event at London's Southbank having been selected as a leading UK female scientist.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

In the driving seat of fundamental science

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Interview with Professor John Bridgeman, Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

New Head of School for Chemical Engineering

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Professor Mark Simmons has been appointed as the new Head of the School of Chemical Engineering, beginning his new post today (24 April).
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

Making a green impact

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Did you know that leaving a computer on overnight for a year creates roughly 120m3 of CO2, enough to fill a double-decker bus? Find out how small adjustments can lead to big changes in how much energy and money are saved!
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Engineering and Physical Sciences
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