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CDT Lab opening

New £500,000 lab to train tomorrow’s chemists

19 April 2015

A high-tech science hub dedicated to training world leaders in catalysis opened on Thursday 16 April at Cardiff University School of Chemistry.

graphene

Cardiff research on graphene ‘revolutionary’ for industry

15 April 2015

Tests on graphene by a Cardiff University researcher could open up global exploitation of the lightweight ‘wonder’ material.

Rideal Conference 2015

Prize winners and commemorative session at 18th Rideal Conference

30 March 2015

Cardiff made a major contribution to the 18th Rideal meeting with a special session dedicated to Professor Wyn Roberts and also had success with 2 prize winners in the poster competition.

Exploiting Powder X-ray Diffraction

Exploiting Powder X-ray Diffraction to Complete the Set of Crystal Structures of the 20 “Common” Amino Acids

13 March 2015

The crystal structure of L-lysine has just been published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Richard Edwards

RSC poster prize for Cardiff research student

25 February 2015

PhD student Richard Edwards from the Wirth research group wins a poster award

Lanthanides

New review published on lanthanide ions in molecular bioimaging

6 February 2015

Drs Angelo Amoroso and Simon Pope have recently published a review entitled on the use of trivalent lanthanide ions in molecular bioimaging.

DNA Surface

New Insights into Epigenetic Modification of DNA from Theoretical Simulation

5 February 2015

Two new papers from the group of Dr Jamie Platts have used modern theoretical methods to shed light on how one important modification, cytosine methylation, affects the structure and dynamics of DNA.

In Main Building doorway looking up

Three new University Research Fellows are joining the staff in the School of Chemistry

28 January 2015

As the School of Chemistry continues to expand we are pleased to announce the appointment of three new University Research Fellows.

Faraday Lecture

Professor Michel Che winner of the RSC 2014 Faraday Lectureship Prize lectures in the School

27 January 2015

On Monday 26th January Professor Michel Che of the Universite Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris 6 & Institut Universitaire de France gave his 2014 Faraday Lecture at the School of Chemistry.

Paper supports palladium catalysis

Paper supports palladium catalysis: Read all about it!

16 January 2015

A recent publication in the ACS journal Physical Chemistry Letters shows that filter paper can be used as a robust support for catalytically active palladium nanoparticles.