Professor Andrew Orr-Ewing elected as Fellow of the Royal Society 5 May 2017 The School of Chemistry is delighted to announce that Professor Andrew Orr-Ewing has been elected as Fellow of the Royal Society for his outstanding contribution to science
- The early bits of life 17 January 2018 How can life originate before DNA and genes? One possibility is that there are natural processes that lead to the organisation of simple physical objects such as small microcapsules that undergo rudimentary forms of interaction, self-organisation and information processing.
- Structural and Functional Studies of the Daunorubicin Priming Ketosynthase DpsC 12 January 2018 Research by led by John Crosby, Matt Crump with collaborators at University of Irvine, USA has recently been featured in a paper in Chemical Biology
- Bacteria development marks new era in cellular design 11 December 2017 Scientists at the universities of Kent and Bristol have built a miniature scaffold inside bacteria that can be used to bolster cellular productivity, with implications for the next generation of biofuel production.
- Bristol Chemists turn Beer into Fuel 7 December 2017 Chemists at the University of Bristol have made the first steps towards making sustainable petrol using beer as a key ingredient.
- Researchers from the School of Chemistry win Vice-Chancellor's Impact Award 1 December 2017 Congratulations to Wuge Briscoe and former MSc student Lizzie Mould who have won the Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Award for Business & Economy this year.
- Biology and chemistry combine to generate new antibiotics 29 November 2017 Combining the innovations of synthetic biology with biology and chemistry, a team of scientists from Chemistry and Biological Sciences have generated a brand-new platform that will allow the production of desperately needed brand-new antibiotics.
- Opportunities for tomorrow’s leaders in earth and environmental sciences 27 November 2017 Applications are now open for funded places on an exciting range of projects offered to PhD students at the University of Bristol on the themes of solid earth, living world and changing planet under the NERC GW4+ Doctoral Training Programme.
- Let's Get Pyrotechnical - Matthew Tosh invited to host Guest Lecture 24 November 2017 The Pyrotechnics guest lecture, given by Matthew Tosh on 16th November, was an EXPLOSIVE success! With approximately 250 keen attendees in the audience, Matthew impressed with a variety of different firework techniques, showcasing a range of different colours, sounds and effects.
- Controlling growth of organic crystals with high-powered magnets could have major benefits for pharmaceutical development 17 November 2017 A Bristol-led, international project investigating a new method of controlling the growth of organic crystals, with potential benefits for pharmaceutical development, has taken a step forward with the opening of a new £1 million laboratory.
- Kieran Hudson Awarded Springer Thesis Prize 14 November 2017 Kieran Hudson has recently been awarded a Prestigious Springer Thesis Prize for his PhD thesis entitled ‘Carbohydrate-Based Interactions at the Molecular and the Cellular Level’.