Prof. Polly Arnold has been talking to Nature about her research into the chemistry of neptunium. She discusses how her work could help future generations deal with the nuclear waste we are currently generating.
Prof. Euan Brechin's article entitled "Pressure induced enhancement of the magnetic ordering temperature in rhenium(IV) monomers" has also been included in the section on rhenium.
Well done to Jianzhu “Cora” Wang (a PhD student in the Lusby group) who received a prize for her poster titled “Promoting Endo/Exo Diels-Alder Selectivity using a Simple Pd2L4 Catalyst” at the annual RSC Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry meeting held at Lancaster University on on Tuesday 18th Dec.
Proteus Director Prof Mark Bradley and Clinical Lead Prof Kev Dhaliwal, are to be awarded the Combined Royal Colleges Medal from the Royal Photographic Society for “an outstanding contribution to the advancement and/or application of medical photography or the wider field of medical imaging”.
Dr Jennifer Garden and Dr Amanda Jarvis were recently interviewd by the University of Edinburgh for their Staff Spotlight feature. Both talk about their experiences of being early career researchers and holders of Christina Miller Fellowships.
Tests on patients with suspected infections found the approach could detect bacteria deep inside the lung where other technologies fail to reach. Experts say the technology will enable bedside decision making in critically ill patients, helping to avoid unnecessary use of antibiotics. It could also help doctors to better monitor patients’ illness, so that treatment can be stopped once infection has cleared, or if alternative therapies are needed.