News and events
The Department of Chemistry is celebrating after two of its academics were awarded prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry awards.
Professor Saiful Islam, from the Department of Chemistry, this week received a Royal Society Award for his research into new materials for the next generation of green energy devices.
The next Science Café on Monday 13 May will explore the science of colour in biology, and a major international research effort to reveal the extent of ingenuity and engineering expertise with which nature has been controlling the flow of colour for millions of years.
Professor Stephen Withers will present his Prize Lecture – Design and selection of glycosidase inhibitors towards therapies for diabetes and influenza – on Thursday 18 April.
A research consortium led by Professor Saiful Islam (Chemistry) has been awarded £3.2m to work on new sustainable materials for energy storage and conversion.
Biochemists and Chemists have developed a new technique that could be used to detect a range of age-related conditions such as diabetes and dementia.
Our chemists have developed a prototype medical dressing that detects the first signs of harmful infections and could potentially save the lives of children with serious burns.