School of Chemistry

Crystal structure schematic figure

Novel experimental strategy elucidates complex crystal structure

25 May 2017

Researchers have used a combined powder XRD, solid-state NMR and computational approach to determine the structure of 3',5'-bis-O-decanoyl-2'-deoxyguanosine.

Huw Owen Medal

Cardiff academics celebrated with awards

19 May 2017

Researchers from across the University pick up prestigious medals from the Learned Society of Wales

Prize winners at the 16th Cardiff Chemistry Conference

School hosts 16th annual Cardiff Chemistry Conference

17 May 2017

Eminent scientists attend global chemistry forum at the School of Chemistry

School children conducting experiment in lab coats

School kids become forensic scientists at chemistry festival

11 May 2017

Students from 12 high-schools across South Wales descend on Cardiff University for a day of chemistry activities

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Student Rep Coordinator of the Year 2017

9 May 2017

School of Chemistry staff recognised at annual Enriching Student Life Awards.

Professor Richard Catlow

Chemistry professor elected to Learned Society of Wales

8 May 2017

Professor Richard Catlow has been elected a Fellow of the prestigious Learned Society of Wales.

Schoolgirl in lab gear

Cwmclydach Primary pupils become scientists for the day

6 April 2017

Children conduct experiments as part of Chemistry taster session

Uncovering gold’s secrets

4 April 2017

Cardiff University researchers throw light on mechanism responsible for gold’s remarkable ability to catalyse PVC production

Zeolite simulation

Ramsay Memorial Fellowship awarded for porous materials research

24 March 2017

Dr Alexander O’Malley, postdoctoral research associate, has been awarded the prestigious Ramsay Memorial Fellowship for Chemical Science.

Professor Rudolf Allemann

New Pro Vice-Chancellor

24 March 2017

Professor Rudolf Allemann has been appointed as the new Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of College of Physical Sciences and Engineering.

A topological framework model constructed from magnetic balls and sticks.

Molecular sponges the next big thing?

21 March 2017

New research into self-assembling building blocks to be featured at the Science Museum’s ‘Next Big Thing’ event

Mosquito on human skin

Creating artemisinin

15 March 2017

Cardiff University researchers devise novel way of producing leading anti-malarial drug

Professor Rudolf Allemann

Sesquiterpenes created in lab

17 February 2017

Researchers almost double the production of compound on the way to antimalarial drug molecule

MChem Chemistry Student Jessica Powell

Norman C Lloyd Scholarship awarded to MChem student

6 February 2017

The Norman C Lloyd Scholarship has been awarded to Jessica Powell, a current first year student on the MChem Chemistry.

NADP+ recycling system

PhD student article selected as Editors’ Choice by leading chemistry society

5 January 2017

An article by the School of Chemistry’s PhD student Antonio Angelastro, supported by Drs William Dawson and Louis Luk, has been selected as the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Editors’ Choice after being published in ACS Catalysis, a leading journal in the field.

Graham Hutchings receiving Regius Professorship

Cardiff University first Welsh university to receive Regius Professorship

9 December 2016

Cardiff University’s School of Chemistry has been presented with a Royal Warrant signed by Her Majesty the Queen, officially conferring the title of Regius Professor of Chemistry

Developing Catalytic Technologies for Green and Sustainable Energy and Enivornment workshop

EPSRC Global Challenges funds Cardiff-China Strategic International Workshop

6 December 2016

Scientists from the School of Chemistry and the Cardiff Catalysis Institute organised and attended a two day collaborative workshop at Zhejiang University in China this November.

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Chemists of the future

2 December 2016

Students from across the South West descend on Cardiff University to meet executives from RB

Professor John Pickett

Honorary Distinguished Professor

24 November 2016

A world-leading chemist renowned for his pioneering discoveries into insect pheromones has been announced as an Honorary Distinguished Professor at Cardiff University

iGEM Team

Silver award for science students

17 November 2016

Student test for STIs wins silver at international competition