School of Chemistry

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

Professor Graham Hutchings

Catalysis Professor on Queen’s Birthday Honours list

13 June 2018

Professor Graham Hutchings receives a CBE for chemistry and innovation

Haley Gomez - Birthday Honors

Queen’s Birthday Honours

12 June 2018

University community celebrates royal recognition

Graham Hutchings

Golden award for pioneer of catalysis

8 May 2018

Royal Society of Chemistry present 2018 Faraday Lectureship Prize to Cardiff University’s Professor Graham Hutchings

Mosquito on human skin

Researchers identify “smell” given off by malaria-infected children

18 April 2018

New breakthrough could lead to non-invasive diagnoses and help develop system to lure mosquitoes away from human populations

Pint of Science

‘Pint of Science’ returns to Cardiff pubs

11 April 2018

Academics will once again bring science to the masses as part of world’s largest festival of public science talks

Winners of the GSK Prizes

Student skills recognised by global pharmaceutical company

19 February 2018

Cardiff chemistry students presented with awards for Molecular Synthesis and Organic Chemistry by GlaxoSmithKline

New tool to assess largely ignored risk in pharmaceutical industry

5 January 2018

Researchers develop first ever risk assessment tool for testing the likelihood of racemisation in pharmaceutical drugs

CCI machine

World’s top scientists share ideas at catalysis conference

11 December 2017

Leading researchers celebrate success.

Laura Thomas

Works starts on 2018 Eisteddfod Crown

7 December 2017

University sponsors innovative design featuring unusual technique.

Children enjoying the spectroscopy display

Atmospheric chemistry engages local community

29 November 2017

Exploring spectroscopy at the National Museum

Exchange student with chemistry lecturers

Student placement leads to published research

22 November 2017

Exchange student co-authors paper with Cardiff scientists

Professor Richard Catlow

Mobilising science research for the global community

14 November 2017

Professor Richard Catlow elected Co-Chair for the InterAcademy Partnership for Research.

Celebrating Excellence Awards logo

Celebrating Excellence Awards 2017

10 November 2017

Chemistry recognised in School of the Year and Outstanding Support of Others categories.

A new 3D printed microreactor for use in organic chemistry

Chemists design more efficient microreactor using 3D printing

9 November 2017

Researchers have developed a new way of improving reactions for use in organic chemistry.

Professor John Pickett

The School of Chemistry welcomes new staff member Professor John Pickett CBE FRS

6 November 2017

We are pleased to welcome Professor John Pickett as a new member of academic staff.