Department of Chemistry

Professor Saiful Islam one of the RSC's 175 Faces of Chemistry

Tue Feb 02 08:44:00 GMT 2016

Professor of Materials Chemistry, Saiful Islam, has been chosen Image of Professor Saiful Islamas one of the 175 Faces of Chemistry of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).

Over the 175 weeks leading up to the RSC’s 175th anniversary in February 2016, the Society has been showcasing the diversity of the chemistry community in the form of 175 individual stories.

Each story features someone involved in the chemical sciences who represents diversity in the broadest sense.

Saiful describes how his journey from inner-city comprehensive school to university professor has inspired a passion to bring science to people of all backgrounds. 

He said: "It’s important that studying and working in science should be open to everyone. We need to support and encourage people from different backgrounds to take up science."

Read his full story on the RSC website.