Aberdeen academics secure New Horizons funding for ambitious chemistry research
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen's Department of Chemistry have been awarded two prestigious New Horizons grants from the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC).
Remembering Professor Alex Forrester, 1935-2021
Alex Forrester had a long, varied and distinguished academic career. The same could be said of many others but Alex's unique claim to fame was that he was almost certainly the first, and probably the only person, to have started working life as a professional footballer and ended as Vice-Principal...
Yesterday was our 2020 PGR Chemistry symposium!
Yesterday was our 2020 PGR Chemistry symposium! For the first time in it's history, the event took place virtually and students and staff all agreed it was a GREAT success.
2020 Principal's Excellence Award for TESLA
2020 Principal's Excellence AwardThe TESLA group have received one of 2020 Principal’s Excellence Awards.You can find the link to the winners hereThere is a pdf result and a video of the virtual award ceremony.TESLA got the prize for industry engagement and the winner are: Eva, Martin, Shaun and Daniel
University offers £80,000 worth of AI scholarships
The University of Aberdeen is offering eight scholarships for its MSc in Artificial Intelligence (AI), worth a combined £80,000.
Congratulations to his PhD to Marco Papasizza
Marco Papasizza (one of Angel Cuesta Ciscar's PhD students) was awarded his PhD for his "In situ infrared study of electrocatalytic CO2 reduction and other interfacial processes in ionic liquid-water mixtures".
Grant success for A. McLaughlin
Congratulations to Abbie. She was awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship to concentrate on her research on oxide-ion and proton-conducting materials and their applications in ceramic fuel cells.
Congratulations to Fleurdeliz F. Maglangit
Fleur successfully fininshed her PhD-studies on "Streptomyces Natural Products: Discovery and Biosynthesis" with a successful viva.
New Spinout Company from the Department of Chemistry
Marcel Jaspars, Professor of Organic Chemistry together with Prof Jim Naismith at the University of Oxford and Dr Bill Primrose, Entrepreneur, have spun out GyreOx Therapeutics with funding from Innovate UK and other investors. This funding will allow GyreOx to employ three scientists and engage consultants when necessary for...
"Needle in a haystack" discovery in quest to unlock clean energy technology
Researchers (A. Mclaghlin, J. Skakle, E. Wildman) from the University of Aberdeen have discovered a new family of chemical compounds that could revolutionise fuel cell technology and help reduce global carbon emissions.