Scientists have designed gold nanoparticles, no bigger than 100 nanometres, which can be coated and used to track blood flow in the smallest blood vessels in the body.
Helena Dodd, a fourth year Chemistry undergraduate student at the University of Birmingham, has been shortlisted for a 2017 STEM inspiration Award for her work to mentor to mentor girls from disadvantaged backgrounds in Birmingham.
Dr Melanie Britton, a Senior Lecturer in Physical Chemistry at the University of Birmingham, has recently been appointed as Chair of the Division of Spatially Resolved Magnetic Resonance of the Ampere Society. It is the first time in the society's history that a woman has held this position.
This October, Birmingham-based art gallery BOM will host The Chemistry of Biology: An Alchemy of DNA, a new installation developed by internationally renowned Bioartist Anna Dumitri in collaboration with Dr Robert Neely from the University of Birmingham.