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Read more at: Graduate Student Award for Kimberly Bowal at AIChE Annual General Meeting

Graduate Student Award for Kimberly Bowal at AIChE Annual General Meeting

20 January 2020

PhD student Kimberly Bowal awarded a “Carbon Nanomaterials Graduate Student Award” for her presentation at the AIChE AGM.

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OptiJ image showing 3D structure of a mouse lung

November paper of the month: low-cost open-source imaging technique can visualise whole organs

8 January 2020

Researchers from our Laser Analytics group have developed a low-cost, open-source imaging system that can visualise groups of cells or organ tissues without cutting the tissues.

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Read more at: Professor Gladden appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Professor Gladden appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire

3 January 2020

Former HoD, Professor Lynn Gladden, Executive Chair of EPSRC, named Dame Commander of the British Empire in the 2020 Queen's Birthday Honours list for her services to Academic and Industrial Research in Chemical Engineering.

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John Davidson

Professor John Davidson, Founding Father of Fluidisation, passes away

2 January 2020

We are saddened to report that our beloved Emeritus Professor John Davidson died early on Christmas day, aged 93, following a short illness.

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Read more at: DNA origami may improve the performance of antibiotics

DNA origami may improve the performance of antibiotics

18 December 2019

The research from Dr Ioanna Mela, was recently shared on bioRxiv and has been highlighted in 'New Scientist'.

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Ljiljana Fruk giving TEDx talk

'The science of small things': Ljiljana Fruk gives TEDx talk on bio-nanotechnology in medicine

12 December 2019

Watch Dr Ljiljana Fruk, head of our Bionano Engineering group, share her research into bio-nano hybrid materials for medical diagnostics, targeted drug delivery and tissue engineering at TEDx Koenigsallee in Germany.

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Read more at: Alumna Deborah Grubbe President-elect of AIChE

Alumna Deborah Grubbe President-elect of AIChE

6 December 2019

Alumna and former Winston Churchill Scholar Deborah Grubbe has been named President-elect 2020 of the American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE)

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Read more at: MBE students in highlight city event on tackling air pollution

MBE students in highlight city event on tackling air pollution

6 December 2019

Our MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise students Adam Karlsson and Sven Hollmann on 'Tackling Toxic Air Pollution in Cities' event organised by the Centre on Global Health Security at Chatham House in London

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Open Bioeconomy team at a conference in Africa

Open Enzymes: making biotechnology globally accessible

4 December 2019

Through a collaboration with Stanford University, Jenny Molloy and Chiara Gandini have developed a free, open-source and stable collection of enzymes for DNA design that enables scientists in low-resource environments to build biotechnology capability.

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Smoke coming from several chimneys of a factory

October paper of the month: finding the links between reactive molecules involved in soot formation

22 November 2019

Researchers from our Computational Modelling group have discovered a new type of cross-link between molecules involved in forming soot particles that could lead to new ways of cleaning up combustion.

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Graduate Student Award for Kimberly Bowal at AIChE Annual General Meeting

20 January 2020

PhD student Kimberly Bowal awarded a “Carbon Nanomaterials Graduate Student Award” for her presentation at the AIChE AGM.

November paper of the month: low-cost open-source imaging technique can visualise whole organs

8 January 2020

Researchers from our Laser Analytics group have developed a low-cost, open-source imaging system that can visualise groups of cells or organ tissues without cutting the tissues.

Professor Gladden appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire

3 January 2020

Former HoD, Professor Lynn Gladden, Executive Chair of EPSRC, named Dame Commander of the British Empire in the 2020 Queen's Birthday Honours list for her services to Academic and Industrial Research in Chemical Engineering.