Chemistry News

Welcome to the School of Chemistry news page, featuring the latest awards, achievements and acknowledgements attributed to academics, postgraduates and undergraduates. 

Professor Emeritus Sidney Alan Barker (13 April 1926 – 14 October 2018)

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The University honours the memory of alumnus and former lecturer in Chemistry, Professor Emeritus Sidney Alan Barker
Date:
29/10/2018

Co-Director of Birmingham Centre for Strategic Elements and Critical Materials speaks to BBC News about improving recycling of lithium-ion batteries

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Dr Paul Anderson, Co-Director of the Birmingham Centre for Strategic Elements and Critical Materials, was recently interviewed by BBC News about a new research project to improve the recycling of lithium-ion batteries, which are critical to the transition to low emission electric vehicles.
Date:
26/10/2018

Birmingham chemists win award for ground-breaking 3D printed medical devices

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The Royal Society of Chemistry has awarded Professor Andrew Dove and Dr Andrew Weems for their pioneering research into 3D printing of shape-changing resorbable medical devices to help the recovery of cancer patients.
Date:
25/10/2018

University of Birmingham chemist, Dr Louise Male, contributes to a documentary about the dangers of a nasty street drug on BBC's Inside Out West Midlands

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University of Birmingham chemist, Dr Louise Male contributes to a documentary about the dangers of a nasty street drug on BBC's Inside Out West Midlands
Date:
16/10/2018

Birmingham chemist appointed as international expert in energy materials to Chinese universities

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Dr Mark Read, a researcher in nuclear materials and energy production at the University of Birmingham, has been appointed as international expert to two universities in China as part of a government-funded programme to support innovation in Chinese higher education.
Date:
10/10/2018

Using nanotechnology to save a national icon

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In the School of Chemistry, we have been working with partners and using the latest in new polymer nanotechnology to preserve a national icon, the Mary Rose.
Date:
13/09/2018

Using nanotechnology to save a national icon

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In the School of Chemistry, we have been working with partners and using the latest in new polymer nanotechnology to preserve a national icon, the Mary Rose.
Date:
13/09/2018

Birmingham chemist to help preserve Mary Rose historic ship

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A Professor of Chemistry from the University of Birmingham is part of a team of chemists that have collaborated with conservationists at the Mary Rose Trust to develop a new way of protecting the iconic ship for future generations.
Date:
29/08/2018

Project launches to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in engineering and physical sciences

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The University of Birmingham has been awarded a slice of £5.5 million funding for a project to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in engineering and physical sciences.
Date:
09/08/2018

Chemistry at Birmingham 2018 NSS results

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School of Chemistry at the University of Birmingham National Student Survey results.
Date:
03/08/2018
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