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Department of Chemistry


Leading the way on tackling plastic waste

Image: the Reisner Lab

A researcher from this department will lead one of the new projects announced today by the Science Minister to rethink plastics production and use, and tackle plastic waste.

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Understanding how volcanic plumes impact the atmosphere

Image: Clare Donaldson

A scientist here studying how volcanic eruptions affect air quality and climate is involved in a major new initiative to tackle key environmental issues.

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Professors named 2018 Highly Cited Researchers

Image of Tuomas Knowles: Department of Chemistry

Congratulations to four colleagues named Highly Cited Researchers 2018 for the number of their research papers ranked in the top 1% by citations in Web of Science.

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New product from Chemistry spin-out tops 2018 innovations list

Image: Sphere Fluidics

A new device made by Sphere Fluidics – a spin-out company co-founded by researchers from this department – is ranked number one in The Scientist's 2018 list of Top 10 Innovations. 

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Applying for Research Fellowships

Are you a current or prospective postdoc interested in applying for a research fellowship to be held here? If so, the next deadline for submitting an expression of interest is 31 December.  

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