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

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

A celebration and togetherness of a difficult and different semester one

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Although it has been a tough and challenging year, the Black, Ethnic and Minority Scientists Society have worked hard to plan engaging virtual events and help new support students. Foday Kamara tells us more.
Date:
18/12/2020

A term of talks with the Women in Finance Society

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It's been an exceptionally busy term and like everyone the Society has had to adapt to the changing environment of COVID-19. They've have moved everything online, had more speakers and collaborated more than ever before!
Date:
18/12/2020

A strong term with Women in Tech

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It has been a challenging year for all of us. However, for the Women in Tech Society it has meant a new beginning as they only formed in April, and it's been quite a journey. Valeria Popescu tells us how they've grown.
Date:
17/12/2020

BES vs COVID: Taking Energy Online!

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Although this past year has been very difficult, Birmingham Energy Society continue to grow their impact: they've just launched a campaign to reduce energy consumption in student accommodation! BES will not be stopped!
Date:
16/12/2020

oSTEM: We're not slowing down!

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This semester has been quite different for oSTEM, as I'm sure it has been for many, but that hasn't slowed them down! Their Chair Claire tells us more.
Date:
16/12/2020
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