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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

Students testing a hydrogen-powered car

School participates in STEM event for local schoolchildren

20 September 2016

The School of Chemistry participated in a STEM event, where students explored the practicalities of humans living on Mars.

GMM

A marvellous medicine

13 September 2016

Cardiff scientists recreate famous scene from George’s Marvellous Medicine

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Cardiff chemists showcase their work at Google

12 September 2016

Experts from the Cardiff Catalysis Institute present their work at annual science conference

Professor Rudolf Allemann

Visiting Professorship for Head of School

2 August 2016

Professor Rudolf Allemann has been appointed Visiting Professor at the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester.

Sir John Meurig Thomas, Honorary Professor in the School of Chemistry

Honorary Professor of Chemistry awarded Royal Medal

25 July 2016

Sir John Meurig Thomas, Honorary Professor in the School of Chemistry and Honorary Fellow of Cardiff University, has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Royal Medal for Physical Sciences by the Royal Society.

Grassland

The ‘green’ grass of home

21 July 2016

Researchers develop novel way of deriving hydrogen from grass using just sunlight and a cheap catalyst

Students posing for group photos at graduation

Celebrating our graduates

15 July 2016

Graduates and staff donned their caps and gowns for the School of Chemistry graduation ceremony.

Professor Richard Catlow

Cardiff scientist elected Royal Society Foreign Secretary

11 July 2016

The Royal Society has appointed Professor Richard Catlow, from the School of Chemistry, as its next Foreign Secretary.

Chemistry workshop at STEM Live

School of Chemistry at STEM Live!

11 July 2016

The School recently participated in a large STEM activity day with over 200 school pupils from across South Wales

PGR Catalysis CDT student

RSC industry award for Alpha Process

21 June 2016

The industrial applications of the Alpha Process have been recognised at the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 2016 Industry and Technology Awards.

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University awarded prestigious Regius Professorship by Her Majesty The Queen

6 June 2016

University’s School of Chemistry bestowed with rare honour to mark The Queen’s 90th birthday

Professor Graham Hutchings

International Impact Award

1 June 2016

Harnessing the power of gold as a cleaner, greener commercial catalyst

PhD students supervised by Prof Davide Bonifazi

School hosts 15th annual Cardiff Chemistry Conference

13 May 2016

On 9th and 10th May, the School of Chemistry hosted the 15th annual Cardiff Chemistry Conference.

Professor Thomas Wirth

Prestigious award for Cardiff chemist

9 May 2016

Professor Thomas Wirth wins prestigious award from the Royal Society of Chemistry