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Roaring Success for PressureSyn

Roaring Success for PressureSyn

Description
A high pressure reactor, designed by chemists and engineers in the School of Chemistry and marketed worldwide by Asynt, won the Lab Innovations Lions' Lair competition for the best piece of new laboratory technology in 2014.
Date:
15/11/2014
Nottingham-Oslo collaboration leads to new advances in DFT

Nottingham-Oslo collaboration leads to new advances in DFT

Description
Recent work has shown how mathematical ambiguities in the foundations of DFT may be removed, placing it on rigorous grounds. The paper describing this work available free at http://tinyurl.com/qgxyx5a as one of the most accessed in J. Chem. Phys. in 2014.
Date:
04/11/2014
Careers Evening 2014

Careers Evening 2014

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The annual School of Chemistry careers evening took place on Thursday, October 16th, featuring five excellent talks from School of Chemistry alumni.
Date:
22/10/2014
Nottingham/GSK drug discovery research published

Nottingham/GSK drug discovery research published

Description
Over the last three years, medicinal chemists at GSK have been collaborating with staff and students in the School, to discover a new treatment for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) a life threatening lung disease. The research, which was carried out by 4th yr MSci chemistry students, has now been published in a prestigious journal (DOI: 10.1021/ml5002079).
Date:
16/10/2014
ChemSoc pub quiz raises £165 for charity!

ChemSoc pub quiz raises £165 for charity!

Description
A big thank you to ChemSoc for organising and running the Charity ChemSoc Pub Quiz on Tuesday 7th October.
Date:
13/10/2014
Congratulations Dr Karen Syres on a lectureship appointment!

Congratulations Dr Karen Syres on a lectureship appointment!

Description
Dr Karen Syres, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Physical Chemistry, has recently accepted a Lectureship in Physics at the University of Central Lancashire.
Date:
10/10/2014

PhD Student selected to present at J-NOST-10

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Congratulations, Johnny Moore, PhD student with John Moses, selected to present at J-NOST-10 conference in Chennai, India in December 2014.
Date:
09/10/2014
Energy efficient polymerisations: £300K new EPSRC funding for Prof Steve Howdle's team

Energy efficient polymerisations: £300K new EPSRC funding for Prof Steve Howdle's team

Description
Steve Howdle working with Matthew Davidson (University of Bath) has been awarded £300K under the EPSRC's "Energy Resilient Manufacturing" call.
Date:
07/10/2014
The PressureSyn reactor-the safe way to react under pressure.

The PressureSyn reactor-the safe way to react under pressure.

Description
A high pressure reactor, designed and developed by chemists and staff in the engineering workshop in the School of Chemistry, has been brought to market in collaboration with Asynt.
Date:
03/10/2014
Congratulations, Dr Emily Smith!

Congratulations, Dr Emily Smith!

Description
Emily Smith, manager of the X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy facility at the Nottingham Nanotechnology and Nanoscience Centre (NNNC) successfully defended her PhD thesis last week.
Date:
01/10/2014
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