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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.