Praise for Southampton chemist’s research paper on the use of fluorine molecules in pharmaceutical drugs

13 February 2015

A significant academic article published by Dr Ramon Rios Torres is one of the most influential reviews in its field to be published over the last two decades.

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Southampton to share £8m for DNA research

30 January 2015

The University of Southampton is to share in £8m funding to help create the DNA starting blocks for synthetic biology.

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Seeking partners for top level research collaborations

28 January 2015

Southampton chemists have been meeting their counterparts at two of the world’s leading research centres to establish new international collaborations.

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Carbon funding for Chemistry’s ‘Try before you buy’ laboratory

6 January 2015

A team in have Chemistry received carbon management funding to trial new laboratory equipment that uses less water and less power than traditional equipment, as well as reducing the amount of chemicals used in the department.


Chemistry recognised for internationally excellent and world-leading research

18 December 2014

At the University of Southampton, we have sealed our position as one of the UK’s top research universities, ranking 11th for the volume of our high quality research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

Marco Facciotti

Chemistry researcher becomes the youngest member of international working group on electric systems

17 December 2014

Postgraduate researcher Marco Facciotti has been invited to join a prestigious international working group that advises the electrical power industry around the world.

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Minister officially opens unique composite material facility

25 November 2014

The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science and Cities, officially opened the University of Southampton’s state-of-the-art Advanced Composite Materials Facility on Thursday 20 November.

Dr Nuria Garcia-Araez

Prestigious prize for Southampton electrochemist

17 November 2014

Lecturer Nuria Garcia-Araez has been named the best young Spanish electrochemist by the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry. The prize recognises her outstanding academic career in electrochemistry and her most recent work to improve the performance of lithium batteries in electric cars.

Promotion for Dr Marcel Utz

10 November 2014

Dr Marcel Utz has been promoted to the position of Professor of Magnetic Resonance. He joined the University of Southampton in 2012 from the University of Virginia in the USA.

Professor Phil Bartlett

Two major honours for Southampton electrochemist

4 November 2014

Professor Phil Bartlett, Head of Electrochemistry at the University of Southampton and President elect of the International Society of Electrochemistry, has been awarded two significant scientific awards for outstanding achievements over his career in his branch of Chemistry. He will receive the Volta Medal and the Galvani Medal, both named after Italian pioneers in electrochemistry.