The new polymers are designed to quicken the formation of beneficial biofilms, and are expected to result in stronger plants, and higher crop yields.
Three University scientists have been recognised in this year’s Royal Society of Chemistry Awards.
Professor Tomislav Friščić and his group of researchers lead on developing and understanding new, safer, cleaner and more efficient chemical transformations.
On 1 April 2022, the American Chemical Society (ACS) recognised Professor Rachel O'Reilly and Dr Spyridon Varlas at a special awards ceremony.
On 13 April 2022, the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CDDC) awarded Dr Hamish Yeung, a lecturer in materials chemistry, with the CCDC Prize 2022.
The Global Young Academy (GYA) is a prestigious international academy of early and mid-career researchers that is capped at 200 members.
University of Birmingham chemist Professor Rachel O’Reilly has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.