News

Prof Duncan Wass

New Director appointed to Cardiff Catalysis Institute

19 October 2018

Professor Duncan Wass takes up role at one of the world’s leading centres for catalysis

Chemistry students volunteering in Kenya

Chemistry students volunteer in Kenyan communities

3 September 2018

Four students spend their summer teaching in Nairobi schools thanks to new Global Opportunity Scholarship.

Chemistry lab

International bursary recipient joins Cardiff research group

31 August 2018

School welcomes Royal Society of Chemistry International Undergraduate Research Bursary recipient.

garlic antibiotic resistance

Garlic extract recreated in lab for the very first time

24 August 2018

Scientists successfully synthesise ajoene in the lab, opening up the possibility of producing drugs to combat antibiotic resistance

Iron and sulfur ions nucleating in aqueous solution

Newly discovered chemical phase could aid development of green catalysts

23 August 2018

Researchers from Cardiff and Leeds discover new nanoparticulate and highly reactive iron sulfide phase.

European Federation of Catalysis Societies catalysis challenge

Research students take part in European-wide catalysis challenge

26 July 2018

Two PhD students from the School of Chemistry represent the UK in the first European Federation of Catalysis Societies young generation catalysis challenge.

Genes

Putting the brakes on the gene drive

10 July 2018

Researchers develop ‘failsafe’ for controversial technique that could alter the genomes of entire populations

Molecules

Professor elected to prestigious international academic society

28 June 2018

Professor Peter Knowles has been elected a member of the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science (IAQMS).

School pupils taking part in science demonstration

Mars ‘mission’ for pupils

26 June 2018

Young learners to tackle science challenge set by University experts

Dr Emma Richards at Soapbox Science 2018

Soapbox Science 2018

25 June 2018

Chemistry lecturers take part in city centre engagement event