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  • Coming up smelling of roses – WI workshops 8 September 2014 The team behind Picture It… Chemistry has teamed up with the National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) to bring chemistry to the WI membership through a number of workshops.
  • Young Boron Chemist Award 3 September 2014 Dr Amadeu Bonet, a Marie Curie Fellow from Professor Varinder Aggarwal's group, has won the prestigious Young Boron Chemist Award for young scientists (up to 35 years).
  • Prestigious Wolfson Research Merit Award for Professor Dek Woolfson 29 August 2014 Professor Dek Woolfson from the School of Chemistry and School of Biochemistry is one of 14 new Wolfson Research Merit Award holders announced by the Royal Society.
  • 2014 National Student Survey 14 August 2014 The results of the 2014 National Student Survey have revealed that 97% of students in the School of Chemistry expressed overall satisfaction with the Chemistry programme.
  • Professor Mann named among “the world’s leading scientific minds” 6 August 2014 Professor Stephen Mann FRS has been named as one of five University of Bristol academics in the Thomson Reuters' report "The world’s most influential scientific minds: 2014."
  • Tyntesfield medicine cabinet 29 July 2014 The School of Chemistry's Jenny Slaughter and Tony Rogers recently visited the National Trust property Tyntesfield House, to help identify the contents of a medicine cabinet stocked during the 1800’s and early 1900’s. The collection is due to go on display at Tyntesfield House, in the autumn of 2014.
  • Open University Summer School 29 July 2014 During July the undergraduate teaching laboratories in the School of Chemistry, hosted seventy-three Open University students, as they completed a three day residential course.
  • Novel strategy for organic synthesis 27 July 2014 In a recent Nature Chemistry paper, Professor Varinder Aggarwal and Dr Ramesh Rasappan describe a novel strategy for organic synthesis. This involves a new method for combining smaller fragments together in which there is no obvious history in the product of their genesis.
  • ChemArt in RSC exhibition 14 July 2014 Images from researchers working at the School of Chemistry and creative writing by primary school students inspired by the pictures, are being shown in London as part of a Royal Society of Chemistry exhibition in London.
  • Happy first birthday, Picture It… Chemistry! 10 July 2014 Picture It...Chemistry, the blog founded by Drs Jenny Slaughter and Natalie Fey, celebrates its 1st birthday.
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