Professor Andrew Orr-Ewing and Dr David Glowacki - Research published in Science30 January 2015Chemists at the University of Bristol, in collaboration with colleagues at the Central Laser Facility at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) and Heriot-Watt University (HWU), can now follow chemical reactions in liquids with unprecedented, atomically resolved detail on sub-picosecond timescales (1 picosecond = 10-12s) – matching the time intervals between molecular collisions.
Update from the Women in Science Working Group.5 August 2015A Staff Development Seminar held in the PG Coffee Lounge on 23 July 2015 was attended by over 40 people, both men and women, from across the Science Faculty. This successful event, organised by the Women in Chemistry Working Group, highlighted training opportunities for staff and postgraduate students within the University.
Official Opening of BrisSynBio30 April 2015New £3.3 million synthetic-biology research facilities at the University of Bristol were officially opened today by representatives from the UK research councils and the University. The research carried out there will have numerous applications, including helping to speed up drug discovery and development, and improving the yield of wheat.
Leverhulme Trust Study abroad programme21 April 2015Congratulations to PhD student Adele Faulkner (working with John Bower) who has just heard that her Leverhulme Trust Study Abroad Fellowship application has been successful.