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GSK Prizes for excellence

GSK prizes for excellence in organic chemistry

14 November 2019

Undergraduate students from the School of Chemistry have been presented with a number of prizes by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

Outstanding students awarded scholarships

31 October 2019

Six chemistry students were selected to receive a University Scholarship award worth £3000.

Four chemistry students volunteered their time in Arusha

Student volunteers make a difference in Tanzanian communities

31 October 2019

Four chemistry students spent three weeks living and working in Arusha communities as part of the Agape Volunteers teaching programme.

Platinum

Platinum breakthrough for cleaner and cheaper catalysts

15 October 2019

New process could reduce the costs of producing everyday items such as petrol, pharmaceuticals and fertilisers

Enzymes

Breakthrough in harnessing the power of biological catalysts

16 September 2019

Potential for cleaner and greener ways to produce commodity chemicals as scientists create perfect conditions for fungus-derived enzymes to thrive

Magnet research

EU backing for world-class magnetics research

24 July 2019

MAGMA to develop magnetic alloys

Mars

Mars mission for 250 pupils

5 July 2019

Annual event demonstrates breadth of careers in STEM

Somaliland

Cardiff University develops research collaborations with Somaliland

26 June 2019

Initiative set up in recognition of the country’s strong ties with Welsh capital

Scientists working

Electron microscopy to boost Welsh industry

10 June 2019

ERDF co-funds £8m Cardiff facility

Professor Angela Casini

Prof Angela Casini wins 2019 Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Award

30 May 2019

Award recognises creativity and impact in leading research in inorganic chemistry.

Dr Stuart Fox and Mark Drakeford

Learned Society of Wales Awards

30 May 2019

Cardiff University researchers among winners

Dr Jonathan Rourke

Royal Society of Chemistry Inspirational Member Award 2019

8 May 2019

Dr Jonathan Rourke has received The Royal Society of Chemistry Inspirational Member Award.

Dr Rebecca Melen

Harrison-Meldola Memorial Prize 2019

7 May 2019

Dr Rebecca Melen receives prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry award.

Main Building from Museum Avenue

Academics honoured

1 May 2019

11 Cardiff academics elected to Learned Society of Wales

Professor Lord Robert Winston lecture

School of Chemistry hosts inspiring scientists at STEM night

27 March 2019

Talks covered climate change, the challenges of moving to Mars and the importance of happiness and well-being as a measure of scientific development.

Periodic table

Chemistry of the p-block

1 February 2019

Science paper highlights key advances since the publication of the periodic table.

BBC Studios Cardiff

Celebrating the International Year of the Periodic Table

21 January 2019

Academic staff discuss the history of the periodic table on “Science Cafe” programme

Duncan Wass and Graham Hutchings

UK’s top catalysis centre celebrates 10th anniversary

17 January 2019

Stellar line-up for conference

Chemistry of Pollutants event 2018

Chemistry of Pollutants

14 December 2018

National chemistry event teaches school children about the environment

Students presented with their GlaxoSmithKline awards

Global pharmaceutical company rewards student excellence

26 November 2018

Cardiff chemistry students presented with awards by GlaxoSmithKline