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BonLab makes hydrogels communicate

Fri 03 November 2017, 14:16 | Tags: news PolymerChem publications

New Peptide Based "Antifreeze' for Cell Storage

The GibsonGroup report in Angewandte Chemie a new macromolecular ‘antifreeze’ which improves the cryopreservation of cells

Mon 30 October 2017, 08:17 | Tags: PolymerChem publications ChemBio

Warwick Chemist tackling Tuberculosis awarded Industrial Fellowship

Timur Avkiran, a postgraduate researcher in the Department of Chemistry, has been awared an Industrial Fellowship by The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 to design and synthesise small molecule drugs for improving Tuberculosis treatment.

Mon 09 October 2017, 09:44 | Tags: ChemBio

Who was Sir John Warcup Cornforth? The chemist who overcame deafness to win the Nobel Prize

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Sir John Warcup Cornforth was a Nobel Prize-winning chemist who was born a century ago (7 September 1917).

Sir John was known for his work in the field of stereochemistry, the study of how the spatial arrangement of atoms affects the properties of a chemical compound. He went on to study at the University of Oxford and work as a professor at the universities of Warwick, Suffolk and California in Los Angeles.

In celebration of what would have been his 100th birthday, Sir John has been honoured with a Google Doodle.

For more information, see the original article in The Daily Telegraph.

Thu 21 September 2017, 13:47 | Tags: people

Chemistry Outreach Programme shortlisted for Times Higher Education Award

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Warwick Chemistry's Schools Outreach Programme has been shortlisted for a Times Higher Education Award 2017 in the ‘Widening Participation or Outreach Initiative of the Year’ category.

Known as the “Oscars of Higher Education”, the 13th annual ceremony takes place on Thursday 30 November at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

Fri 08 September 2017, 10:52

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