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Chemistry spin-out Ziylo acquired by global healthcare company in $800m deal which could transform the treatment of diabetes 17 August 2018 School of Chemistry spin-out company Ziylo has been bought by global healthcare company Novo Nordisk in a deal which could be worth around $800 million.
  • Being BME in STEM Conference 18 February 2019 On 6th of February 2019, the School of Chemistry hosted it's first 'Being BME in STEM’ Conference which was organised by Lara Lalemi and the newly formed BME in STEM network. The event was organised to come up with possible solutions for the problem of low recruitment and retention of BME students in STEM degrees.
  • Bristol scientist awarded prestigious honour for women in chemistry 11 February 2019 Professor Chris Willis, from the University’s School of Chemistry has been honoured by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) with a 2019 IUPAC Distinguished Women in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Award.
  • Amelia Pereira appointed a Stonewall Workplace role model 28 January 2019 Amelia will help create a workplace where LGBT staff can be themselves, driving performance, engagement and innovation.
  • Assessing the airborne survival of bacteria in aerosol droplets from coughs and sneezes 23 January 2019 The airborne transmission of diseases including the common cold, influenza and tuberculosis is something that affects everyone with an average sneeze or cough sending around 100,000 contagious germs into the air at speeds of up to 100 miles per hour
  • Prestigious award for Bristol scientist 10 January 2019 A University of Bristol academic has been recognised for his work in the field of synthetic chemistry after being awarded the prestigious Yamada-Koga Prize 2019 from the University of Tokyo.
  • £3 million for major research study into UK greenhouse gas emissions 14 December 2018 A study to develop new methods for evaluating the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions using atmospheric observations has been awarded £3M by NERC. The project, led by researchers in the School of Chemistry, is vital for assessing climate change mitigation measures.
  • Carbopalladation of C-C σ-bonds enabled by strained boronate complexes 14 December 2018 Research from the Aggarwal Group reveals a new fundamental reactivity mode of palladium complexes
  • Contracting Prototissues 7 December 2018 Research by Pierangelo Gobbo, Avinash J. Patil, Mei Li, Robert Harniman, Wuge H. Briscoe and Steve Mann that was recently published in Nature Materials has been highlighted on the December Issue journal cover.
  • Creating rings in natural antibiotic synthesis 26 November 2018 Scientists at the University of Bristol have revealed the secrets of the key ring forming cascade in the biosynthesis of a globally used antibiotic. They hope their findings could lead to the development of antibiotics with improved properties and new biocatalysts for the clean and efficient synthesis of medicinally important molecules.
  • School of Chemistry installs new LGBT+ Flagpole 20 November 2018 We are proud to announce that our new LGBT+ flagpole has been installed in the East Foyer, outside Lecture Theatre One.
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