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  • Dept2

    Helen Sharman 25 years on

    It was 25 years ago today (i.e. 18 May 1991) that Helen Sharman (BSc 1984) went to the Russian Space Station Mir as the first Briton in space.

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  • Dept2

    Double RSC Award Honours For Chemistry Staff

    Two of our academic staff have been honoured with awards from the Royal Society of Chemistry in the 2016 round, Prof. Mike Ward and Dr. Sarah Staniland.

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  • Lee Brammer

    Brammer group student wins presentation prize

    Feifan Lang, an MPhil student from the Brammer Group, was awarded the Chemical Crystallography Group Poster Prize at the recent British Crystallographic Association Spring Meeting in Nottingham.

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  • Dept2

    Sir Harry Kroto (1939-2016)

    On Saturday 30 April one of our alumni, Sir Harry Kroto, FRS died at the age of 76. He was the recipient of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1996 for his (co-)discovery of buckminsterfullerene ('bucky-balls'). He held a BSc (1961) and PhD (1964) from our department.

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  • Dept2

    Silver Athena SWAN award for Department

    The department was awarded a silver Athena Swan award in the latest Athena SWAN Awards round.

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  • Mike Ward

    Ward group paper on Binding of Chemical Warfare Agent analogues hits the news

    A recent paper by the Ward group was highlighted in both Chemistry World and the Scientific American.

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  • Dept2

    Jenny Burnham and Marco Conte recognized by the Higher Education Academy

    Jenny Burnham and Marco Conte were recently recognized by the Higher Education Academy

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  • Hydrogels

    Hydrogels can put stem cells to sleep

    This week in ACS Central Science, Sheffield researchers revealed that mimicking a natural process called diapause can halt stem cells, effectively putting them to sleep for up to two weeks.

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  • Steve Armes

    Collaborative paper between Armes and Whitesides groups.

    The Armes Group recently published a collaborative with the Whitesides group at Harvard on the use of worm gels in cell cultures

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  • Dept2

    Grants for drs. Conte and Hill

    Marco Conte and Grant Hill were recently awarded EPSRC grants under the First Grant scheme for applied catalysis and the study of cold molecules, respectively.

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  • Dept2

    Thesis Award for Sheffield PhD Student

    Will Cullen, a recently graduated PhD student of Profs. Ward and Hunter, was recently awarded an award for his thesis by Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry (MASC) Discussion Group, an interest group of the RSC.

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  • Dept2

    End-of-Year Staff News

    Julia Weinstein was recently promoted to Professor of Physical Chemistry. At the same time Tom Anderson was promoted to University Teacher. Finally, Jennifer Louth (technician micro-analysis) obtained her PhD after 8 years of part-time study.

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  • Seb Spain

    Sheffield PhD student wins presentation prize

    Laura Shallcross of the Spain Group won a prize for the best short presentation at a recent conference.

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  • Charles Stirling

    Charles Stirling at 85

    Prof. Charles Stirling, FRS turned 85 recently. Therefore, as well as a birthday symposium, a short (scientific) biography was in order.

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  • Charles Stirling

    Symposium in honour of Prof. Charles Stirling, FRS

    In honour of Prof. Charles Stirling's 85th birthday, there will be a symposium held in the Chemistry Department

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