School of Chemistry

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

Cardiff Uni Project Search Interns

University internships break new ground

11 November 2016

US project for people with disabilities runs in Wales for first time

Children engaging with catalysis at the Manchester Science Festival 2016

Demonstrating the value of catalysis

2 November 2016

The School of Chemistry attended the Manchester Science Festival 2016 with an exhibit dedicated to catalysis.

Moira Northam

Celebrating 40 years of service

26 October 2016

Mrs Moira Northam, Administrative Assistant in the School of Chemistry, celebrates 40 years of working at Cardiff University.

Chemistry Undergraduate Students

School of Chemistry students awarded a record number of University Scholarships

12 October 2016

School of Chemistry students awarded a record number of University Scholarships

Electron Paramagnetic Resonance

Cardiff authors publish new OUP textbook in Electron Paramagnetic Resonance

10 October 2016

Dr. Emma Carter and Prof. Damien Murphy publish a new textbook on Electron Paramagnetic Resonance spectroscopy in the renowned Oxford Chemistry Primers series.

Gold Bars

Experts find secret to gold’s catalytic powers

7 October 2016

Scientists at the Cardiff Catalysis Institute reveal reason behind gold’s unparalleled catalytic ability

Gold Bars

Going beyond gold?

3 October 2016

Researchers from the Cardiff Catalysis Institute uncover new method to produce a graphene-related catalyst used in the production of a wide-range of everyday materials

Undergraduate students in the newly refurbished Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre

School welcomes largest intake of students

30 September 2016

School welcomes largest intake of students