Contact us

Prizes and Awards

3 Minute Thesis Winner

Congratulations to Euan Doidge who won the Edinburgh University heat of the 3 Minute Thesis competition.  As well as being the judges' choice, he was the "people's choice".

The 3MT presentation title summary was "WEEE are Golden: metal recovery by solvent extraction", dealing with the use of chemistry for more efficient and environmentally friendlier processes for gold recycling from waste electronics.

Publication Awarded ACS Editors' Choice

A new publication published by Dr Michael Seery has been awarded ACS Editors' Choice.

Each day one publication from all American Chemical Society publications is selected. This article explores a framework for school practical work with a focus on development of practical skills and verbal discussion with teacher and peers. The study was conducted with Mrs Naomi Hennah of Northampton School for Boys.

Innovation Cup Win

Congratulations to the Invisius team (Dr Andy Herbert, Mr Richard Boyd, Dr Sunay Chankeshwara and Dr Elisavet Makou) on the award of the Innovation Cup at the 2017 Inspire Launch Grow Awards on 5th June. The Inspire Launch Grow event showcases the exceptional entrepreneurial talent from students and academic staff at the University of Edinburgh.

Higher Education Academy Fellows

Congratulations to Dr Mariolino Carta and Euan Doidge who have just become Fellows of the Higher Education Academy.

The Higher Education Academy (HEA) is the national body which champions teaching excellence.  They work with governments, ministries, universities and individual academics in the UK, and around the globe.

Stoddart Prize 2016

This year's Stoddart Prize was awarded to Dr Andrew Maloney on Monday 18th April.

Before accepting the prize from Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart, Dr Maloney gave a lecture about his research entitled "Intermolecular distances and intermolecular energies - PIXEL analysis of interactions in organic and inorganic systems".

Associate Editor Position for Dr Seery

Dr Michael Seery has been appointed as Associate Editor of Chemistry Education Research and Practice (CERP), joining editor Prof Keith Taber from the University of Cambridge. 

CERP is the world's leading chemistry education journal, published quarterly by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). It is a journal for teachers, researchers and other practitioners in chemistry education. CERP is free to access thanks to sponsorship by the RSC's Education Division.