Bristol research highlighted by ISIS11 December 2013Research undertaken by Professor Julian Eastoe and published in Langmuir has been highlighted by the ISIS, a world-leading centre for research in the physical and life sciences at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire.
Dr Orla Kelly wins Business Leader of Tomorrow Award9 December 2013Dr Orla Kelly has won a prestigious Business Leader of Tomorrow Award for her design, development and commercialisation of new and improved ion optics for velocity map imaging (VMI) spectrometers.
Alex Few wins Salters’ Graduate Prize9 December 2013Alex Few (who graduated with an MSci earlier this year) attended The Salters’ Institute Annual Awards Ceremony on Friday 29 November to receive a very prestigious Salters’ Graduate Prize
New synthetic biology rule to modify antibiotics28 November 2013Professor Matthew Crump (Bristol), Professor Christopher Thomas (Birmingham) and Professor Rob Lavigne (Leuven, Belgium), have published a paper in Nature Chemical Biology this month entitled "A conserved motif flags Acyl Carrier Proteins for beta-branching in polyketide synthesis."
CDT success for the School of Chemistry22 November 2013The School of Chemistry has recently had outstanding success in the outcome of a number of bids to the EPSRC for Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs).
PhD Workshop China 201315 November 2013Dr Emma Turner, Dr Terry McMaster, and Dr Charl Faul will be attending the PhD Workshop China event in Beijing, China, from 30th November - 1st December 2013.
New EPSRC Programme Grant7 November 2013Prof Mike Ashfold alongside colleagues from both the University of Bristol and the University of Oxford, have secured a new 5-year Programme Grant from the EPSRC.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2013: Using computers to understand biological catalysts25 October 2013Understanding exactly what it is that makes enzymes such good catalysts will help develop new drugs and new ways of making molecules. Computer simulations provide a way to 'see' a chemical reaction taking place in the heart of the complex protein structure of an enzyme, showing the subtle atomic details of biochemical reactions, using the molecular simulation methods developed by this year's winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel.
Chemistry Library refurbishment completion20 September 2013The School of Chemistry library has undergone the second stage of refurbishment this summer, this is one of a number of library refurbishments taking place throughout the university to enhance the provision of study spaces to students.
BCFN goes to China18 September 2013A delegation of academics and PhD students from the Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials (BCFN) has been promoting the University and meeting colleagues in top academic and research institutions in China.
John Bower wins RSC/BMOS Young Investigator Award10 September 2013Dr John Bower has been awarded the RSC/BMOS Young Investigator Award, which provides funding to to attend the 15th Brazilian Meeting on Organic Synthesis held in Campos do Jordão in November.