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Royal Society Summer Science Story
Glittering exhibit at the Royal Society

The Cardiff Catalysis Institute (CCI) team from the School of Chemistry spent the first week in July staging an exhibit for the Royal Society’s summer science exhibition.

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New Bioorganic Chemist joins the School of Chemistry

Dr. Yu-Hsuan Tsai from the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology will join the School of Chemistry.

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Chemistry expansion: two new members of academic staff appointed

The School of Chemistry is expanding and it is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members of academic staff.

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School of Chemistry League Table Success

Cardiff School of Chemistry has risen four places, from 16th to 12th, in the league table for chemistry published in the Guardian University Guide 2015. 

New X-ray Imaging Technique
New X-ray Imaging Technique Published in Science by Harris Group

A new X-ray imaging technique developed by scientists from the School of Chemistry is published in the journal Science.

Leading Cardiff Chemistry research in the spotlight
Leading Cardiff Chemistry research in the spotlight

A recent communication in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, by Professor Rudolf Allemann and co-workers, is the subject of a prestigious Spotlight article by the journal.

Salters Festival 2014
Salters Chemistry Festival at Cardiff University

On Thursday 15th May the School of Chemistry hosted the annual Salters’ Festival of Chemistry.

ACS Inorganic Chemistry
Luminescent magnets light up the cover of ACS Inorganic Chemistry

Recent work featuring Cardiff School of Chemistry (Dr Simon Pope) has been highlighted on the cover of the ACS journal Inorganic Chemistry.

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13th Cardiff Chemistry Conference 2014

The 13th Cardiff Chemistry Conference was held on 12th and 13th May 2014 in the School of Chemistry.

Biophotonic Nanoswitches on the Cover of Molecular Biosystems
Light triggers death switch in cancer cells

Recent internationally leading research by a team at Cardiff University led by Professor Rudolf Allemann from Cardiff School of Chemistry has been highlighted in the media.

New mass spectrometry suite
New mass spectrometry suite for School of Chemistry

The School of Chemistry is set to benefit from a major EPSRC investment in a state of the art mass spectrometry suite.

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Computational Chemistry LIVE

As part of chemistry week the School of Chemistry hosted a CHEMNET outreach afternoon entitled “Computational Chemistry LIVE.

It’s a knock-in
It’s a knock-in

New research from the School of Chemistry has advanced our understanding of how enzymes (proteins) increase the rate of chemical reactions.

CDT Awarded
School of Chemistry awarded a new Centre for Doctoral Training in Catalysis

Cardiff benefits as Willetts announces £350M for postgraduate study  

Chemistry Week 2013
Chemistry Week 2013

Chemistry Week has been celebrated in Cardiff with a molecular treasure hunt in the city centre, a hands-on molecular modelling workshop for ChemNet members and a public lecture from Prof David Smith.

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University Scholarships 2013

The School of Chemistry is very proud to award a record number of students University Scholarships in recognition of their excellent academic achievements. 

Biophotonic Nanoswitches on the Cover of Molecular Biosystems
Biophotonic Nanoswitches control the life cycle of cells

Researchers from Cardiff University’s School of Chemistry have created light-responsive peptides that are able to induce cell death in cancer cells when activated with externally applied light pulses.

Allemann group research is published in PNAS
Allemann group research is published in PNAS

Researchers from the School of Chemistry, along with colleagues in Bristol, València and Castelló, have uncovered a mechanism by which enzyme motions couple to chemical reactions.

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Cardiff School of Chemistry Welcomes Record Intake

Cardiff School of Chemistry Welcomes Record Intake

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Cardiff experts honoured by the Royal Society

The Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science, has today announced recipients of its awards, medals and prize lectures, including two leading researchers from Cardiff University.