Chemistry News

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

Birmingham professor discusses how to make plastics more sustainable in Royal Society of Chemistry webinar

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The webinar explored whether biodegradable plastics are a useful way of maintaining the benefits of plastics whilst addressing the challenges around their use, reuse and disposal.
Date:
06/05/2021

Electric cars: What will happen to all the dead batteries?

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Dr Paul Anderson and Dr Gavin Harper speak to BBC News about the need for a high-tech recycling industry to manage the end of life for electric vehicle batteries.
Date:
06/05/2021

University of Birmingham spinout lands funding for rapid development of fluorescent dyes

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University of Birmingham spinout lands funding for rapid development of fluorescent dyes
Date:
27/04/2021

Professor Teresa Carlomagno named Birmingham's NMR national facility lead

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Teresa joins the University with a Leverhulme International Professorship, which will support her and her research group with £5 million over five years.
Date:
26/04/2021

Seventy graduates take part in 'Meet your alumni' series

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In March 2021, the EPS Community launched the first event series aimed at introducing students to Engineering and Physical Science alumni from a broad range of sectors and offering and insight into their roles.
Date:
08/04/2021

New facility at University of Birmingham accelerates battery recycling research

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Researchers working on the Faraday Institution ReLiB (Recycling and Reuse of Li-ion Batteries) project have completed the installation of new battery testing and storage facilities at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
03/03/2021

New biomaterials can be 'fine-tuned' for medical applications

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Researchers in the UK and the US have succeeded in 'fine tuning' a new thermoplastic biomaterial, enabling the rate at which it degrades in the body and its mechanical properties to be controlled independently
Date:
19/01/2021

STEM, LGBTQ & You is back!

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oSTEM has something exciting to announce… STEM, LGBTQ & You 2021 is on its way! Put Friday 19 February in the diary and be sure to register!
Date:
11/01/2021

New COVID-19 test gives positive result in just a few minutes

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A new COVID-19 test that reduces testing time from 30 minutes to less than five and delivers accurate results has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
05/01/2021

We're a year old!

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Plastic- Free UoB have had a fantastic first year and made great stride this autumn term. With a shining new logo and an expanded committee, the team set out to tackle plastic-waste head-on.
Date:
18/12/2020
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