Professor Phil Bartlett

Major international role for leading Southampton electrochemist

17 July 2014

Professor Phil Bartlett has been named as the next President of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE). He will take on the role in January 2017 after two years as President-elect, starting in 2015.


RSC bursary funds summer research for a Chemistry undergraduate

27 June 2014

Second year Chemistry student Allison Bushrod is one of a select few in the country to be awarded an Undergraduate Research Bursary from the Royal Society of Chemistry for a ten week summer project in the University of Southampton laboratories.

Ilika 10 Years

Chemistry Spin-out Ilika Celebrates 10 years

24 June 2014

Ten years ago, Ilika was founded as a spin-out from Chemistry at the University of Southampton. Now based on the University of Southampton Science Park, the company is celebrating its 10 year anniversary.

Researchers ‘cage’ water to see it change form

17 June 2014

Scientists are using a pioneering method of ‘caging’ and cooling water molecules to study the change in orientation of the magnetic nuclei at the centre of each hydrogen atom - a process which transforms the molecule from one form of water to another.

Dr Samuel Genheden

Early experience in presenting for Chemistry research fellow

12 June 2014

Chemistry’s Dr Samuel Genheden has taken part in the 2014 Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences Early Career Research and Teaching Fellow Conference at the National Oceanography Centre (NOCS).

Science and Technology Aid

Bringing the excitement of science to young people in developing countries

5 June 2014

Visiting Professor in Chemistry Tony Rest is celebrating ten years helping to enthuse schoolgirls and schoolboys in developing countries about science. The initiative has enabled thousands of young people enjoy practical experiments and many go on to careers in science and technology.


PhD student in Chemistry is honoured for his work on new inorganic membranes

27 May 2014

Chemistry PhD student Marco Facciotti has received a prestigious award from the University of Turin for the overall best MSc dissertation in Industrial Chemistry in 2011/12.

Chemistry researcher takes part in University-wide Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) contest

17 May 2014

Postgraduate researcher James Frith from Chemistry has taken part in the University of Southampton final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) contest.

Excellence in Teaching Awards 2014

Dr Read wins Lifetime Achievement Award

16 May 2014

We are please to announce that Dr David Read has been named faculty winner of the 'Lifetime Achievement Teaching and Learning' award at the Excellence in Teaching Awards 2014 hosted by SUSU.

James Frith

Chemistry student wins the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Faculty Final

13 May 2014

Postgraduate students from across the Centre for Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Ocean and Earth Science took part in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Faculty final.