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Welcome to Honorary Professorial Fellow Ezat Khoshdel


We are pleased to announce Ezat Khoshdel has been appointed as an Honorary Professorial Fellow in the department. Ezat has been a long-standing collaborator with the department with multiple projects over 25 years. Ezat has recently retired from Unilever where he was the inventor of over 150 patents, the largest number of any Unilever employee. Ezat will be more than happy to discuss ideas and work across the department and add to our impact activities. Ezat can be contacted on and will next be in the department on October 11th when he gives a lecture to our new Polymer MSc cohort.

Fri 17 August 2018, 12:59 | Tags: PolymerChem people

Nature’s antifreeze inspires revolutionary technique

The survival mechanisms of polar fish have led researchers in Chemistry and Warwick Medical School to develop a revolutionary approach to ‘freeze’ bacteria, with potential applications within the food industry, organ transportation and medicine - as well as in laboratory research.

Wed 18 July 2018, 15:08

Biodegradable plastic could be on the horizon

Environmentally friendly plastic packaging could be in the shops in future, thanks to research undertaken by Professor Tim Bugg's group.

Mon 16 July 2018, 07:59

Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence


Congratulations to the two members of the Chemistry department who were winners of WATE awards. From the staff, Russ Kitson; and from the PhD student body, Nat Das Neves Rodrigues (From Vas Stavros' group). Read the interview with Russ Kitson here.

These awards were established to recognise the commitment, dedication and innovation of our academic staff - and also our more junior colleagues from the PhD student body - in supporting learning and teaching in the department.

Congratulations to you both!

Wed 04 July 2018, 13:10

Pint of Science write-up and Tweet-based storyline


In case anyone missed it here is a link to a write-up by volunteers at Coventry’s first three-day Pint of Science event that featured leading lights from Chemistry, associated groups and alumni including

 Gabriele Sosso

Peter O’Connor

Neil Cole-Filipiak

 And an assembly of Tweets from the events in Wakelet.

Tue 19 June 2018, 14:18

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