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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.

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

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.

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

Drs Lois Luk and Yuhsuan Tsai

Double success for Wellcome Trust funding

3 May 2016

Double success for Wellcome Trust funding

Athena SWAN Bronze Award

School successfully retains Athena SWAN Award

28 April 2016

The School of Chemistry has successfully retained its Athena SWAN Bronze Award.

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Chemistry professors elected to Learned Society of Wales

22 April 2016

Two professors from the Cardiff University School of Chemistry have been recognised for their academic excellence by being elected to the prestigious Learned Society of Wales.

Professor Ruedi Allemann with student at Chemistry Ball

Chemistry students swap lab coats for dinner jackets

21 April 2016

Chemistry students swap lab coats for dinner jackets

MChem Chemistry student

Chemistry students shortlisted for UG of the Year Awards

20 April 2016

Two students from the School of Chemistry have been named as finalists in the TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards 2016.

Dr. Melen Group Photo

Celebrating female role models in STEM

18 April 2016

Dr Rebecca Melen, a lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry at Cardiff University, is named as finalist in the Chwarae Teg 2016 Womeninspire Awards.

Mohanad Hanafy

Chemistry Student Mohanad Hanafy elected as VP for Education

31 March 2016

Mohanad Hanafy elected as VP for Education

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Leverhulme grant success for Drs Melen and Newman to investigate metal-free catalysis

24 March 2016

The Leverhulme Trust has awarded Dr Rebecca Melen and Dr Paul Newman a new Research Project Grant.