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Chemistry Graduate Wins Being Edinburgh Award

Congratulations to MChem Chemistry 2019 graduate Elisabeth Feldstein, who has been named the winner of the 2021 Being Edinburgh alumni award!

The Being Edinburgh award was created to increase knowledge and appreciation of Edinburgh’s diverse community of former students. Elisabeth was one of four outstanding candidates shortlisted for the award, winning with over 34% of the student, staff and alumni vote.

Knox Symposium

The Knox equationProfessor Knox was a remarkable man who obtained a BSc (1st class hons) in Chemistry from the University of Edinburgh in 1949 and a PhD from Cambridge University. He returned to a Lectureship at Edinburgh in 1953 and remained with us until his retirement.

Macramé Periodic Table

Jane Stewart is the daughter of two University of Edinburgh School of Chemistry PhD alumni. She has created a unique celebration of the International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT2019) – in the form of a macramé version of one of the most influential achievements in modern science.

The extraordinary feat took Jane a staggering 350 hours and features 200,000 knots, which she completed at her Guildford home. Jane is a university of Surrey biochemistry graduate.

Professor Margaret-Ann Armour's Celebration of Life

Professor Margaret-Ann Armour sadly passed away on the 25th of May. As an alumnus of the School of Chemistry and recipient of an Honorary Degree from the University of Edinburgh in 2016 we would like to invite staff, students and alumni to celebrate her life at a live stream event being hosted by the University of Alberta on the 12th of June. Details of the event are available on the University of Alberta website below: