The University awards two Principal???s Medals annually to celebrate the achievements of its staff and students. This year???s Medal for Contribution to the Community recognises Nicholle Bell???s outstanding work on the Royal Society of Chemistry's Spectroscopy in a Suitcase (SIAS) initiative in Scotland, which has benefited over 140 teachers across the country.
Over 120 chemists at different stages in their careers and from all over the UK and Germany attended the Anglo-German International Conference on Inorganic Chemistry (AGICHEM) meeting held from the 30th July to 1st August 2014. Lewis Fenton, 1st year PhD Student at the School of Chemistry, gives his account of the event.
Congratulations to PhD student Julien Sindt, from the Camp group, who has won the poster prize at the 2014 National Training School in Theoretical Chemistry, currently being held at the University of Oxford.
Julien won the poster prize with a contribution entitled, "Effective many-body interactions in polar fluids and their effects on structure and phase behaviour"
Well done Julien!
Patrick Brown, a member of Dr Andy Lawrence's research group, was recently awarded the prize for best talk at the 30th Heterocyclic & Synthesis Group Postgraduate Symposium. He describes his research here.
My research is investigating the potential application of a laser-based method to cause crystal formation in a flowing solution. We have designed and built a new experimental setup to study and monitor this.
Dan Ward, a student in Professor Colin Pulham's group, recently won the oral presentation prize at the Open Day for the EPSRC Centre for Continuous Manufacture and Crystallisation held at the University of Strathclyde. He talks about the award here.
My talk was on 'Controlling a polymorphic transition in the energetic material DNAN'.