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Leicester Professor awarded FLIP funding - Congratulations to Professor Emma Raven who has been awarded funding to exchange knowledge in different research environments.
Leicester chemist is name-dropped in American crime drama - Dr John Bond is mentioned in 'Rizzoli & Isles'
Why does hot water freeze faster than cold water? - Leicester chemist enters RSC competition
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
Dr Williams awarded University Teaching Fellowship - Dr Dylan P Williams has been awarded a fellowship in recognition of excellence in teaching.
Medical diagnostics, the value of nature - Listen to the Planet Earth Online interview with Professor Paul Monks.
Leicester Biological Chemist Wins Poster Prize - Congratulations to Kathryn Pugh on her recent poster prize.
Enhancing fingerprints with electrochromism - Read the RSC blog post on a new method for enhancing latent fingerprints on metal surfaces developed here at the Department of Chemistry.
Professor Abbott gives lecture on the role of the chemist in art - Watch a full recording of Prof Abbott's recent talk at the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Chemsoc ball raises £400 for charity - The charity ball organised by the Chemistry and Engineering societies raised £400 for Save the Children and Alzheimer's Research UK.
Pioneering ‘Lab of the Future’ to be piloted at University of Leicester - Leicester Chemistry students to take part in national pilot
Chemistry like it's meant to be: flashes, bangs and explosions - Dr Catherine Smith hosts a thrilling demonstration lecture for a local school
Ph.D. Studentships available starting October 2012 - Three new studentships available in the Department of Chemistry
Leicester hosts Spectroscopy and Dynamics conference - The department's Spectroscopy and Dynamics group hosts a major RSC conference
Leicester chemists enter The Maestro Factor - Two undergraduate chemistry students are to conduct the University's Orchestral Society
Poppy Jones Wins the 2010/2011 RSC Award in Analytical Chemistry - Leicester MChem student scoops RSC prize
Leicester to host The Flash Bang Show - The Flash Bang Show is coming to the University of Leicester on December 7th.
Prestigious award combines University innovations with design know-how Design Council Award will help transform four academic projects into viable commercial products
Innovative educational approaches showcased at national conference Department underlines its commitment to developing innovative educational approaches
Leicester chemists make major contribution to Electrochem conference The Department was strongly represented at this year's Electrochem conference
RSC President to visit Department of Chemistry Professor David Phillips OBE BSc PhD CSci CChem FRSC to visit the University of Leicester in October
Students join CSI: Leicester for forensic summer school International students attend forensic summer school at the University of Leicester
Earth observation for science, society and services Prof Paul Monks published in Science in Parliament journal.
Professor Raven Elected onto the RSC council Leicester professor elected onto Royal Society of Chemistry council
Dr Frisch wins the John Holloway Academic of the Year award - Congratulations to Dr Frisch for winning the 2011 John Holloway award
Leicester Chemist Wins SCI Award Congratulations to David Russell
Final Year Results 2011 Find out who won prizes this year!
Leicester Chemists Complete Great North Swim Dr Rob Britton, Dr Andrew Jamieson and Helen Lewis take part in charity swim.
Leicester Forensic Chemist Recognised in the Queen’s Birthday honours Dr John Bond receives OBE
Professor Ellis’s Inaugural Lecture goes with a BANG! - The Light Fantastic: Using Lasers to Explore the Molecular World’
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New PhD Studentship Available - Closing date - 1st July 2011
Leicester Poster Prize Winners at Forensic Conference - Three of our PhD. students are celebrating success at a forensic conference
Leicester Chemist Launches Business Boot Camp - Leicester chemistry undergraduate Michael Allen has launched a Business Boot Camp for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Leicester Chemist Wins RSC Undergraduate Practical Prize - Leicester chemistry undergraduate Victoria Lessen has won a RSC Practical Prize for 2011.
Sampling the Atmosphere and Tracking Pollution - The RONOCO Campaign - podcast by Dr Karen Hornsby
A Periodic Table display has been installed in the foyer of the department with samples of the elements on display - except the radioactive ones!
Pictures of the celebration after graduation, July 2010
This meeting was designed to bring together electrochemistry groups from local universities and provides an opportunity for postgraduate researchs to gain experience talking about their work. Ann Beresford of the Chemistry Department won the prize for 'Best Oral Presentation'.
The University’s Real-time Air Fingerprinting Technology (RAFT) idea was the first to be posted to the East Midlands Development Agency’s (emda) new, online innovation Exchange (iExchange) service.
The researchers have developed ionic liquids solvents which provide a safe, non-toxic, environmentally friendly alternative to harmful solutions. These new liquids can act as “drop-in” replacement technology, and perform as well as, or even better than, existing processes.
'Bullet fingerprinting' technology developed at the University of Leicester in collaboration with Northamptonshire Police is now being advanced in new ways.
Can satellite data can help to manage traffic? Prof Monk's group at Leicester will provide earth-observation satellite data as well as ground-based environmental sensors to monitor air quality in this joint project with DeMontfort University.