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From test tube to YouTube

27 April 2012

Professor Martyn Poliakoff, Research Professor in Chemistry at the University of Nottingham and Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society, will address the Faculty of Science on Tuesday 1 May.

Professor Poliakoff will describe how he became a presenter on the popular YouTube chemistry channel, The Periodic Table of Videos and discuss why the videos have become so popular. He was recently awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry Nyholm Prize for his work on YouTube and the lecture will also explore why Nyholm has had such an influence on contemporary chemistry.

The lecture is open to staff and students in the Faculty of Science and takes place at 1 pm, LT1 (Chemistry), on Tuesday 1 May.