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Sam Lawton - prize winner of the 2018 Young Persons' Lecture Competition
Congratulations to Sam Lawton who has just won this year's Young Persons' Lecture Competition.
Sponsored by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, with support from The Worshipful Company of Armourers & Brasiers, the Young Persons' Lecture Competition invites students and professionals up to the age of 28 to deliver a short lecture on a materials, minerals, mining, packaging, clay technology and wood science related subject.
There were three rounds to the competition: the regional heats, regional finals, and the national finals which took place on 25 April, and Sam wins a prize of £750 and a trip to South Africa to compete in the world finals.
Sam is a final year PhD student under the supervision of Prof Dave Haddleton, and is currently working on developing new materials for the next generation of solar cells.
Excellence in Chemistry UG Scholarships for 2017 entry
Warwick is privileged to attract high fliers. To reward hard work and promote outstanding achievement in Chemistry, we are proud to offer scholarships of up to £1000 for our top performing students. These are available to every UK and EU student that chooses us as their first choice and achieves A* at A Level Chemistry, or 7 in higher Level Chemistry, and excels in their other subjects too.
If you have any questions about scholarships or any aspects of Chemistry at Warwick please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or on +44 (0)24 7652 3678
and we’ll be happy to help.
Prestigious RSC awards for Prof. Rachel O'Reilly, Dr Józef Lewandowski and PhD student Zoe Ayres.
Award for Dave Haddleton
On Sunday, Dave Haddleton was presented with an award for “recognition of outstanding service and contribution to the Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing” at the RSC Editors Symposium banquet at the Guildhall in London. The award was given for service on the Board of “Chem Comm”, and for being Editor in Chief – and launching – “Polymer Chemistry”.
Rachel O'Reilly Receives McBain Medal
Professor Rachel O'Reilly has received (8th December) the 2014 McBain Medal. This was awarded for her pioneering research in novel polymeric nanoparticles, responsive materials and controlled self-assembly. Read more about her groups work here