School of Chemistry

Chemistry students volunteering in Kenya

Chemistry students volunteer in Kenyan communities

3 September 2018

Four students spend their summer teaching in Nairobi schools thanks to new Global Opportunity Scholarship.

Chemistry lab

International bursary recipient joins Cardiff research group

31 August 2018

School welcomes Royal Society of Chemistry International Undergraduate Research Bursary recipient.

garlic antibiotic resistance

Garlic extract recreated in lab for the very first time

24 August 2018

Scientists successfully synthesise ajoene in the lab, opening up the possibility of producing drugs to combat antibiotic resistance

Iron and sulfur ions nucleating in aqueous solution

Newly discovered chemical phase could aid development of green catalysts

23 August 2018

Researchers from Cardiff and Leeds discover new nanoparticulate and highly reactive iron sulfide phase.

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