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Science Day

Science and Engineering Day named as the UK’s best

2 April 2014

We are pleased to announce that the University’s Science and Engineering Day has been named as the UK’s best STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) institution event during National Science and Engineering Week 2014.


New NMR Centre launches

28 March 2014

The University of Southampton officially opens its new Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Centre on Monday 31 March.


Bill Levason

Symposium to celebrate Chemistry Professor’s 38 year career at Southampton

26 March 2014

Bill Levason, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, has retired from the University of Southampton after 38 years of teaching and research, although he will remain in the department as an Emeritus Professor.


HR Excellence

Southampton retains award for HR Excellence in Research

17 March 2014

The University has retained the HR (Human Resources) Excellence in Research award for a further two years in recognition of its commitment to supporting the personal, professional and career development of its researchers.


ETAs

Nominations are now open for the SUSU Excellence in Teaching Awards 2014

17 March 2014

Nominations are now open for the SUSU (University of Southampton Student’s Union) Excellence in Teaching Awards 2014. This is your chance to say thanks to a member of academic staff who has gone out of their way to help you do brilliantly in your module.


Dr Charlie Cummings

Southampton chemist takes his science to Parliament

12 March 2014

Dr Charlie Cummings, 27, a researcher at the University of Southampton is attending Parliament to present his science to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of SET for Britain on Monday 17 March.


Zooming into the data in a digital lab notebook

7 March 2014

A top academic journal is backing an initiative from Chemistry at the University of Southampton to transform the way the latest research is presented and published.


Professor Phil Gale

Distinguished academic honour for Professor Phil Gale

24 February 2014

Head of Chemistry and Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry Phil Gale has been awarded a Doctor of Science degree by the University of Oxford. The DSc is one of the higher doctorates and recognises his achievements in research during his career at Southampton.


Mastering complex analytical techniques

10 February 2014

A new taught master’s degree will enable graduates to develop the vital specialist knowledge and hands-on practical skills for a successful career in analytical chemistry.


Ali Tavassoli

New study shows click chemistry could provide total chemical DNA synthesis

7 February 2014

An interdisciplinary study led by Dr Ali Tavassoli, a Reader in chemical biology at the University of Southampton, has shown for the first time that ‘click chemistry’ can be used to assemble DNA that is functional in human cells, which paves the way for a purely chemical method for gene synthesis.