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Research Snippett #9 (March 14) - Interdisciplinary Training and Research Programme for Innovative Doctorates in Forensic Science

SET for Britain poster award for Leicester chemist

Research Snippet #8 (March 14) - Longer lasting batteries

Research Snippet #7 (March 14) – Comparing air

Research Snippet #6 (Feb 14) - Chinese Media pick-up on air pollution and climate links

Research Snippet #5 (Feb 14) - Quantuized vortices in nanoscale superfluid helium

Leicester green chemist wins molten salt prize

Research Snippet #4 (Feb 14) – The three-legged stool of Atmospheric Chemistry

Universities truly are open for business 

Research Snippet #3 (Jan 14) A New Analytical Technique to Characterise Dispersed Phases in Aerosols

Research Snippet #2 (Jan 14) - Giant magnetic moments in metal nanoparticles 

University creates regional hub for evidence-based policing

Research Snippet #1 (Jan 14) - Super-excited aluminium atoms floating on liquid helium

Fighting Infection - Research Snippet #6 (18 Dec 2013)

Term ends with a bang!

Do metals keep time? - Research Snippet #5 (9 Dec 2013)

Eureka! Professor Monks to give talk on the "Whiff of Death"

Looking to increase the efficacy of cancer drugs - Research Snippet #4 (25 Nov 2013)

Removing the ink from fingerprints - Research Snippet #3 (18 Nov 2013)

Smelling atmospheres to death

New support to train the next generation of environmental researchers

Research Snippet #2 (Nov 13)

Research Snippet #1 (Nov 13) - Emma Raven wins discipline hopping award

Science departments win four Athena SWAN Awards - The department of chemistry is one of four University of Leicester science departments to receive Athena SWAN awards

Baroness Verma, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change visits Department of Chemistry

Dr Jamieson visits CRUK Paterson Institute

Forensic science expertise at Conference in China - Dr John Bond is part of a team of forensic researchers who have been invited to a conference by the Chinese Government

Leicester postgraduates present research at PhD conference

Congratulations to the class of 2013 - The department celebrates the achievements of this year's graduates

Second Year Chemist Awarded RSC/Nuffield Foundation Undergraduate Summer Research Bursary - Ethan Cunningham receives funding to work in the Ellis group

Leicester Chemist Awarded RSC/Nuffield Foundation Undergraduate Summer Research Bursary - Moses Moustakim receives a bursary to work in the Jamieson group

Leicester chemist wins electrochemistry prize - Greg Forrest wins a prize at the recent Midlands Electrochemistry Group meeting

Leicester atmospheric chemist wins poster prize - Shane Barber wins the college prize at the University's festival of postgraduate research

Leicester Chemistry reaches Guardian top three - The Department of Chemistry climbs eight places in the 2014 Guardian league table for chemistry degree courses

Leicester chemist awarded Wellcome Trust Biomedical Scholarship

Leicester Professor awarded FLIP funding - Congratulations to Professor Emma Raven who has been awarded funding to exchange knowledge in different research environments.

Recycling rare earth elements using ionic liquids

Extra UCAS Visit Day arranged for 17th April 2013

Leicester chemist is name-dropped in American crime drama - Dr John Bond is mentioned in 'Rizzoli & Isles'

New PhD vacancy - Characterising the Coalescence Dynamics of Aerosol Droplets Using Laser Techniques and Mathematical Modelling

New postdoctoral opportunity in helium nanodroplet spectroscopy

Atmospheric Science in a Hospital Environment

Why does hot water freeze faster than cold water? - Leicester chemist enters RSC competition

Dr Li Liu Awarded Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowship

Leicester Chemist features in Prestigious Christmas TV lectures - Professor Eric Hope provided his expertise in Fluorine Chemistry to the Royal Institution’s longstanding Christmas lecture series

Video - Reacting Fluorine with Caesium at the University of Leicester - Professor Eric Hope and Dr Peter Wothers react the most reactive metal in the periodic table (Caesium) with the most reactive non-metal (Fluorine).

Leicester wins Highly Commended award for Star Trek-style "Sick Bay" - University of Leicester researchers recognised at the Times Higher Education's 2012 awards

Egg-cellent: egg shell recycling project wins award - Collaboration between University researchers and Leicester food business wins innovation award

Leicester Chemist Wins RSC Prize - Natlie Corden wins RSC 2012 Prize in Analytical Chemistry

CityScan Detects Less Air Pollution Than Expected Over London Olympics - Leicester research group makes surprising finding during London Olympics

Leicester Chemists celebrate graduation

Dr Williams awarded University Teaching Fellowship - Dr Dylan P Williams has been awarded a fellowship in recognition of excellence in teaching.

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