Professor Mark Bradley, Professor of High-Throughput Chemical Biology at the School of Chemistry, will lead a new and exciting medical imaging project that brings together an interdisciplinary team of scientists to develop unique treatment options for the healthcare needs of 2050.
Congratulations to Yael Ben-Tal from the Lloyd-Jones group for making it through the College heat of the 3 Minute Thesis competition. Yael's talk was entitled "Shining Light on Chemical Reactions".
She will now go on to represent the College at the University finals on the 25th of June.
In November 2019, representatives from Dr Jenni Garden from the School of Chemistry gathered with researchers, learned societies, and funders from China, Germany, Japan and the UK at the Chemical Sciences and Society Summit (CS3).
Over the course of a three day summit, they developed a plan for how to create a circular economy for plastics, preserving the crucial function they serve in society while introducing much better recyclability and reusability into their design.
Congratulations to Dr Clint Veale, who has been announced as a recipient of a 2020 FLAIR Fellowship. Dr Veale studied for an MSc in Medicinal and Biological Chemistry and graduated from the School of Chemistry in 2010.
Back in April Dr David Clarke decided to run a cook-off to find the best culinary chemist from various groups around the UK.
Run via Twitter, with votes cast each week to find the most impressive food creations, the contest is now in its final week after a month of fierce competition.
Congratulations to Dr Jean O'Donoghue who has won this year's EUSA Outstanding Support Staff Award. Jean is a project manager for the OPTIMA Centre for Doctoral Training and also our Equality and Diversity Coordinator.
The award recognises those staff who help studies run smoothly by doing some of the following:
Researchers in the School of Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh have achieved the first chemical synthesis of a natural insecticidal alkaloid called brevianamide A.