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Helicates meet Rotaxanes to create promise for future disease treatment

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A new approach to treating cancers and other diseases that uses a mechanically interlocked molecule as a 'magic bullet' has been designed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
23/11/2020

New Haworth Chair appointed

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New Haworth Chair appointed within the School of Chemistry, starting in the new year.
Date:
09/10/2020

University of Birmingham Scientist Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

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University of Birmingham Scientist, Dr Andrew Jupp has been awarded a prestigious fellowship
Date:
26/08/2020

University of Birmingham helping to urgently produce hand sanitiser needed to prevent the spread of Coronavirus

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The University of Birmingham is playing a vital role in helping to respond to a shortage of hand sanitiser needed by frontline social care workers to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.
Date:
07/08/2020

University spinout company named one to watch

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A University of Birmingham spinout company has been named as 'one to watch' in a list compiled by electronics industry magazine EE Times.
Date:
29/07/2020

New spinout 4D Medicine Ltd to take novel family of biomedical 3D printing resins to market

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New spinout 4D Medicine Ltd to take novel family of biomedical 3D printing resins to market
Date:
29/07/2020

The Fate and Sustainable Future of Plastic

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Due to the environmental impact of their improper disposal, there is growing pressure to rethink our use of, and dependency on, plastics - especially single use plastics.
Date:
09/07/2020

University of Birmingham spinout company ChromaTwist named 'one to watch'

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´╗┐University of Birmingham spinout company ChromaTwist has been named 'one to watch' in a competition recognising University-bred entrepreneurs.
Date:
03/07/2020

New plastic biomaterials could lead to tougher, more versatile medical implants

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A new thermoplastic biomaterial, which is tough and strong but also easy to process and shape has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
01/07/2020

National award for project to bring chemistry to life in schools

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A project that uses real-world research to bring chemistry to life for school students has been recognised with a national award from the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Date:
24/06/2020
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