Chemistry spin-out Ziylo acquired by global healthcare company in $800m deal which could transform the treatment of diabetes 17 August 2018 School of Chemistry spin-out company Ziylo has been bought by global healthcare company Novo Nordisk in a deal which could be worth around $800 million.
- Melanie Roffet-Salque awarded prestigious Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship 5 November 2018 Melanie will begin her fellowship in January 2019, which will be hosted by the School of Chemistry.
- Bristol to join forces with one of the world’s most prestigious research societies 2 November 2018 The University of Bristol partners with the Max Planck Society in Germany to establish an innovative new Max Planck Centre for Minimal Biology in Bristol. The Centre will pursue game-changing research in the emerging field of minimal biology to address some of the most complex challenges in fundamental science. This could lead to transformative applications in biotechnology and medicine.
- Athena SWAN Bronze Award 1 November 2018 We are pleased to announce that the School has been awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award for a further three years.
- Scientists discover and characterise new protein structures that don’t exist in nature 29 October 2018 A new set of de novo proteins have been made to form 3D structures that are not observed in nature. These designer proteins could be developed into new synthetic biological machines and sensors.
- Location of large ‘mystery’ source of banned ozone depleting substance uncovered 26 October 2018 Researchers from the School of Chemistry have found significant ongoing emissions of a potent ozone-depleting substance from eastern China.
- STEM Fair for Severnvale Girlguiding 24 October 2018 The School of Chemistry was represented at a STEM Fair for Severnvale Girlguiding, hosted in Thornbury Leisure Centre on Saturday 20th October.
- Sticky protocells join forces in prototissue beating 8 October 2018 A research team at the University of Bristol has developed a chemical approach to the construction of a tissue-like material from synthetic cells that is capable of beating when heated and cooled.
- Modification of amino acids provides new starting point for development of medical treatments 4 October 2018 Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins, and modifying amino acids chemically allows scientists to develop new molecules that can provide the starting point for developing new medical treatments such as antibiotics.
- The latest edition of Chemistry Explored is now available online 4 October 2018 Chemistry Explored is the annual magazine written by staff and students within the School of Chemistry
- PhD student, Lara Lalemi, named in Bristol’s inaugural BME Powerlist 1 October 2018 Published on 01 October to mark the beginning Black History Month, the project aims to celebrate excellence across a broad spectrum of fields – from activism to arts, politics to business – and provide role models for the next generation.