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Higher Education Academy Fellow

Recent PhD graduate Nicola Bell has been accepted as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy as a result of the teaching experience she gained during her doctoral studies in the School of Chemistry.

Nicola was one of the first recipients of the PhD development scholarship in Teaching in Higher Education, a precursor to the Principals development scholarships, which provides for PhD students to gain experience tutoring and lecturing have involvement in designing courses, writing and marking exams. 

Best School Award

The School of chemistry was voted Best School at last night's EUSA Teaching Awards. The awards are voted for by students, with over 2,500 nominations being received this year. This is the second time in 4 years that Chemistry has come out top.

A great achievement and recognition for the fantastic effort from so many in the School!

Chemistry Student One of Four Scholarship Winners

Adam Bennett, a second-year undergraduate student, has received one of just four ??600 bursaries as part of the inaugural 1st Formations Business Scholarship Programme, which rewards managerial aptitude and entrepreneurial initiative.

Adam wowed scholarship judges with his broad business background and clear managerial ability. He is currently working towards a degree in Medicinal Chemistry ??? after which time he plans to develop a unique coffee-delivery business.