Professor David Phillips CBE FRS, Past President of the Royal Society of Chemistry and University of Birmingham alumnus, gave the 2018 EPS Distinguished Lecture. His lecture, entitled "Light Up Your Life" saw him share his personal journey from raw Birmingham undergraduate in 1958 through an extremely successful and fulfilling academic career in photochemistry. The team from SATNAV Magazine covered the entire event and had the exclusive interview with Professor Phillips.
ChemSoc have worked hard to organise many big events and opportunities for chemists and hope you will agree they've had another brilliant year! Chair Austen Nicholas gives us brief run through of what they've been up to.
This year has been really busy for WISE and has seen us extend our outreach work, hold more conferences and run some amazing socials! Beth Soanes, Publicity and Social Media Officer, tells us more.
SATNAV (Science and Technology News and Views) Magazine have had a very eventful and exciting year. They've published two new editions, explored Science in Nature and Science in Film and TV, covered the first College-wide sporting competition, worked with countless other societies, and even interviewed two celebrities!