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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.


ETAs 2015

Professor George Attard awarded for 'Innovative Teaching'

20 May 2015

Professor George Attard from Chemistry was winner for 'Innovative Teaching’ at the recent University of Southampton Students’ Union Excellence in Teaching Awards 2015.


#3MTSoton

Postgraduate researchers battle it out to deliver the best ‘three minute thesis’

5 May 2015

Talented doctoral researchers from Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Ocean and Earth Sciences impressed academics and fellow students alike by talking about their PhDs in just 180 seconds in the Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences heat of the University of Southampton’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) contest. At stake was a place in the final competing against students from the other seven faculties.


Pint of Science

University researchers take part in Pint of Science Festival

24 April 2015

The University have announced a unique line up of science talks, demonstrations and live experiments that will take place in pubs across the city in May.


Athena SWAN Silver Award

Fairness and equality in Chemistry at Southampton recognised with an Athena SWAN silver award.

23 April 2015

Chemistry at the University of Southampton has been awarded an Athena SWAN (Scientific Women’s Academic Network) Silver Award, recognising its continuing efforts to support the career aspirations of female chemists, eliminating gender bias and promoting opportunities for all. This is the first Silver Award to be awarded at the University.


Dr Giuseppe Pileio

National prize for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance researcher

20 April 2015

Senior Research Fellow Dr Giuseppe Pileio has been awarded a prestigious joint prize from the Royal Society of Chemistry and Institute of Physics.


I’m a Scientist

I’m a Scientist – get me out of here

14 April 2015

Chemistry PhD student Frank Longford took on the ultimate challenge when he volunteered to answer questions from schoolchildren during daily online chat sessions. Along with fellow young scientists, he tackled dozens of questions as varied as ‘how many water particles would there be in the Atlantic Ocean?’, ‘how hot is the centre of the sun?’ and ‘who is your favourite football player?’*