New spin-out launched from Department of Chemistry

Enabling pharmaceutical industries to develop life-saving medicines and securing the future of UK chemistry research are the two main focuses of a new spin-out company launched today by the University of Sheffield and the University of Leeds. Formed with input from industry leaders, the spin-out, Redbrick Molecular Ltd, will partner closely with universities to identify commercially valuable chemistry before licensing and manufacturing compounds for use […]

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Celebrating the work of mentors

Celebrating the work of mentors

The work of the Faculty’s mentors has been recognised and celebrated via a University of Sheffield website. Each year academics from across the University, including many from the Faculty of Science, offer time to mentor early career research staff as they find their way around life as an academic.  The Mentoring for Researchers programme runs each year over a six month period and pairs early […]

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Chemistry at work in the Octagon

Chemistry at work in the Octagon

The RSC Chemistry at Work is an interactive exhibition, this year themed innovation and discovery and is part of the Sheffield Festival of Science and Engineering 2013.  Chemistry at Work aims to enthuse young people about the importance of Chemistry in the world of work.  The event also aims to introduce school students to their local chemical industries and to demonstrate how the chemistry which […]

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Prestigious Award for University Chemist.

Prestigious Award for University Chemist.

Dr. Michael Blackburn was awarded the International Arbusovs Prize at the Butlerov 150th Anniversary Congress in Kazan, sponsored by the Russian Academy of Science. Kazan is historically a unique city connecting East and West. In 1804 the third University in Russia was established there, and its alumni include Tolstoy and Lenin. The element ruthenium was discovered there, and thiscity has been described as “the cradle […]

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