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International honours for Chemistry

28 August 2015

Chemistry at Southampton has achieved an impressive position in the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University.


H2O@C60

Southampton scientists find new way to detect ortho–para conversion in water

25 August 2015

New research by scientists from the University of Southampton has found that water molecules react differently to electric fields, which could provide a new way to study spin isomers at the single-molecule level.


Chemistry achieves excellent results in NSS 2015

12 August 2015

Results of this year’s National Student Survey (NSS) published today (Wednesday 12th August) show good results in satisfaction levels for Chemistry degree programmes at the University of Southampton.


Promotions

Promotions in Chemistry

1 August 2015

Five new professors have been appointed in Chemistry at the University of Southampton. The promotions recognise the achievements of Andrew Hector, Bruno Linclau, David Read, Chris Skylaris and Ali Tavassoli in research and teaching at one of the UK’s leading departments.


Major international honour for Professor of Physical Chemistry

29 July 2015

Professor Malcolm Levitt, Head of Magnetic Resonance at the University of Southampton, will be awarded a prestigious prize at the EUROMAR 2015 Congress in Prague in July.


Exercise mimic molecule may help treat diabetes and obesity

27 July 2015

Scientists from the University of Southampton have developed a molecule that acts as an exercise mimic, which could potentially help treat type 2 diabetes and obesity.


Taking tech smaller

Royal Society invitation for scientists at Southampton who are Taking Technology Smaller

25 June 2015

Chemists and Physicists from the University of Southampton are joining forces to present their research into the tiniest of technologies to visitors at the prestigious Summer Science Exhibition at the Royal Society in London.


New grant to fund innovative NMR methods to study nitrogen-14

22 June 2015

Chemists Dr Ilya Kuprov and Dr Marina Carravetta and biological scientist Dr Phil Williamson are leading for the University of Southampton on a £600,000 three year grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The award will finance interdisciplinary work bringing together quantum simulations with novel nitrogen-14 NMR nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) methods to study biomolecules.


Dr Syma Khalid

Southampton researcher joins £3m project to fight antimicrobial resistance

3 June 2015

University of Southampton researcher Dr Syma Khalid is part of a multidisciplinary collaboration that has been awarded over £3m funding to help tackle the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.


Professor Phil Bartlett

International honour for Southampton Chemistry professor

1 June 2015

Phil Bartlett, Professor of Electrochemistry, has been awarded the Giulio Milazzo Prize by the Bioelectrochemical Society, recognising his contribution to science. He will receive the prize and deliver a lecture at the Society’s bienniel Symposium in Malmö.