- The Ultrafast X-ray Scattering team, an international team of scientists from the University of Edinburgh, Brown University and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has been named the winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s new Faraday Division Horizon Prize.
- The Ultrafast X-ray Scattering team become one of the first winners of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s new Horizon Prizes, introduced after the organisation carried out a wholesale review of its recognition portfolio to better reflect modern science and its impacts in making the world a better place.
Prizes and Awards
The list of nominations includes 3 for recently departed Director of Teaching Michael Seery in 3 different categories.
Edinburgh University Students’ Association was the first in the UK to offer student-led Teaching Awards, which are now in their 12th year.
Staff play a pivotal role in the student experience at Edinburgh, from lecturers and tutors, to supervisors and Personal Tutors, and professional services staff.
Congratulations to MChem Chemistry 2019 graduate Elisabeth Feldstein, who has been named the winner of the 2021 Being Edinburgh alumni award!
The Being Edinburgh award was created to increase knowledge and appreciation of Edinburgh’s diverse community of former students. Elisabeth was one of four outstanding candidates shortlisted for the award, winning with over 34% of the student, staff and alumni vote.
Congratulations to chemistry PhD student Ezra Kitson for being awarded a Student Experience Grant in the winter 2021 round of applications alongside Tasnim Hanafiah, a 2nd year undergraduate biology student.
Congratulations to Professor Alison Hulme on being elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Alison joins leading thinkers and practitioners from Scotland and beyond who are recognised for the contribution they and their work make to wider society.
Nikola Zotev is the winner of this year's Norma and Fraser Stoddart Prize. Nikola studied for his PhD in the research group of Dr Adam Kirrander.
Stoddart Prize winners are expected not only to have demonstrated superior research accomplishments throughout their time at Edinburgh but they should also have contributed to the life of students within the School of Chemistry and beyond.
School of Chemistry alumna Elisabeth Feldstein (MChem 2019) has been shortlisted for the Being Edinburgh Award. She joins 3 other finalists in an online vote to decide this year’s winner.
The Being Edinburgh Award was created to recognise alumni achievements and stories. It celebrates former students who make us proud to be connected to their passion, drive and brilliance.
Each year the Salters’ Institute recognises up to ten graduates of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering who show the potential to occupy leading positions in the UK chemical and allied industries. The awards ceremony was held virtually for the first time to celebrate the prize winners of 2020.
This prize recognises the contribution that a doctoral student has made towards an exceptional piece of published research. Bec will have the opportunity to present her work at the virtual Supramolecular Chemistry Group meeting which is taking place on the 16th & 17th DEC 2020.
The School of Chemistry is delighted to announce that Dr Claire Hobday and Dr Toni Mey have both been awarded highly competitive Chancellor’s Fellowships. Both recipients were previously holders of the prestigious School of Chemistry Christina Miller Fellowship