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Tyntesfield medicine cabinet

29 July 2014

The School of Chemistry's Jenny Slaughter and Tony Rogers recently visited the National Trust property Tyntesfield House, to help identify the contents of a medicine cabinet stocked during the 1800’s and early 1900’s. The collection is due to go on display at Tyntesfield House, in the autumn of 2014.

Novel strategy for organic synthesis

27 July 2014

In a recent Nature Chemistry paper, Professor Varinder Aggarwal and Dr Ramesh Rasappan describe a novel strategy for organic synthesis. This involves a new method for combining smaller fragments together in which there is no obvious history in the product of their genesis.

ChemArt in RSC exhibition

14 July 2014

Images from researchers working at the School of Chemistry and creative writing by primary school students inspired by the pictures, are being shown in London as part of a Royal Society of Chemistry exhibition in London.

Happy first birthday, Picture It… Chemistry!

10 July 2014

Picture It...Chemistry, the blog founded by Drs Jenny Slaughter and Natalie Fey, celebrates its 1st birthday.

Poster prize at 21st International Conference on Phosphorus Chemistry

7 July 2014

Andrew Stonor (PhD student in the Russell group) won a poster prize at the 21st International Conference on Phosphorus Chemistry held in Dublin last week.

Picture It… Herb Walk

7 July 2014

A couple of weeks ago, Picture It… Chemistry invited a local herbalist (Max Drake from The Urban Fringe Dispensary) to guide fellow plant and chemistry enthusiasts on an evening herb walk in the local Brandon Hill Park in Bristol.