Congratulations to Will Kew, from Dr Uhrin's group, who won the Best poster prize at the 2017 conference with his poster: "Scotch Whisky as Interrogated by Advanced Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Chemometrics".
Two papers from School of Chemistry researchers have recently been included in Nature publications. The papers are:
The posters were presented to a group of MPs at Westminster and the medal is accompanied by a £2,000 prize. This is James' last week on group duties as he is flying off to a postdoctoral position with Nobel Prize winner Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart from 1st April.
The SChool of Chemistry is pleased to report that since September 2016, when EPSRC have used a combined Physical Science prioritisation panel amalgamating Chemistry, Physics and Materials, four proposals from the School of Chemistry have been funded. The successful researchers were Prof. Paul Attfield, Dr Michael Shaver and Prof.
Congratulations to our first Christina Miller Fellow, Dr Jenni Garden, who has been awarded a two-year, highly prestigious British Ramsay Memorial Fellowship. Jenni will take up this Fellowship when her Christina Miller Fellowship ends in September 2018.
Professor Polly Arnold has had an article published sharing her thoughts on what can be done to retain our female scientists.
With numbers dropping at every career stage Prof. Arnold talks about her Chemical Imbalance website, that deals with women in STEM subjects and some action points that can help recruit and retain the best scientists from the most diverse backgrounds.