Dr. Diana Palacio Lozano sets a world record
Dr. Diana Palacio Lozano from Mark Barrow’s group is the Department's winner of the 2020 Faculty Post-Doctoral Research Prize for her paper 'Pushing the analytical limits: new insights into complex mixtures using mass spectra segments of constant ultrahigh resolving power.’ which was published late last year in the RSC journal Chemical Science. This paper reported a world record for the number of components that could be identified in a crude petroleum sample – nearly a quarter of a million! – using a single analytical technique (mass spectrometry). For full details, click here.
Young Chemist wins award in House of Commons
Fabienne Bächtiger, from Gabriele Sosso’s group, won a silver award for her poster at a STEM poster competition in the House of Commons; she wins a £1250 prize and a medal. Congratulations Fabienne!
RSC Energy Sector recognises promising chemist
Dr. Jessica Pereira, a research fellow in Ross Hatton’s group, has been awarded a PhD thesis prize: it is the Royal Society of Chemistry Energy Sector PhD Award for 2019.
Jessica’s thesis was entitled 'Nanostructured Copper Window & Reflective Electrodes for Organic Photovoltaics’, and the RSC prize for her thesis comes with an award of £500. See the full article on Jessica's award here.
Profiles of our Women: Dr. Livia Bartok-Partay
Assistant Professor and EPSRC Early Career Fellow.
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Profiles of our Women: Prof. Claudia Blinder
Professor of Bioinorganic Chemistry
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Profiles of our Women: Dr. Lona Alkhalaf
Senior Research Fellow in Chemical Biology.
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