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Read more at: Tiarnan Doherty awarded Ernest Oppenheimer Early Career Fellowship
Tiarnan Doherty

Tiarnan Doherty awarded Ernest Oppenheimer Early Career Fellowship

28 April 2021

Tiarnan Doherty, a final year PhD student in our Optoelectronic Materials and Device Spectroscopy Group , has been awarded a three-year Oppenheimer Fellowship from the School of Technology in addition to a Research Fellowship from Murray Edwards College. The fellowships will enable Tiarnan to pursue an independent...


Read more at: In memoriam: Professor Katharina (Kat) Gaus (12/9/1972 – 3/3/2021)
Deceased Alumna Professor Katharina Gaus in her office (Credit@University of New South Wales, Sydney)

In memoriam: Professor Katharina (Kat) Gaus (12/9/1972 – 3/3/2021)

30 March 2021

It is with great sadness that we report that Biotechnology alumna Professor Katharina (Kat) Gaus sadly passed away on 3 March 2021, aged 48, after a short but aggressive illness with cancer.



Read more at: A textbook for 'inquisitive, interdisciplinary minds'
Ljiljana Fruk with co authors Nan Li and Tonya Kerbs and the book cover

A textbook for 'inquisitive, interdisciplinary minds'

2 March 2021

Dr Ljiljana Fruk publishes new textbook, 'Bionanotechnology: Concepts and Applications’.


Read more at: Lucy Cavendish College to offer £12,000 studentship for our Master's in Bioscience Enterprise programme
MBE cohort 2019-20

Lucy Cavendish College to offer £12,000 studentship for our Master's in Bioscience Enterprise programme

1 March 2021

The studentship will support applicants whose financial circumstances would prevent them from accessing the course and is currently open for applications from students joining the programme in October 2021.



Read more at: Nakul Rampal wins the Global Young Scientists Summit video competition
Drawing of a metal organic framework structure

Nakul Rampal wins the Global Young Scientists Summit video competition

8 February 2021

Many congratulations to Nakul Rampal, second year PhD student in our Adsorption and Advanced Materials Group, on winning the Global Young Scientists Summit video competition recently.


Read more at: 'Hall of Fame' Award for alumnus Dr John Grace
Alumnus Dr John Grace

'Hall of Fame' Award for alumnus Dr John Grace

3 February 2021

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of British Columbia (UBC) has granted the 'Hall of Fame' Award to chemical engineering alumnus Dr John R. Grace.



Read more at: Alumnus Professor Su Shiung Lam recognised as 2020 Top Research Scientists Malaysia
Professor Dr Su Shiung Lam

Alumnus Professor Su Shiung Lam recognised as 2020 Top Research Scientists Malaysia

22 December 2020

Chemical Engineering alumnus Professor Su Shiung Lam has recently been recognised as one of the 2020 Top Research Scientists Malaysia by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM).


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Tiarnan Doherty awarded Ernest Oppenheimer Early Career Fellowship

28 April 2021

Tiarnan Doherty, a final year PhD student in our Optoelectronic Materials and Device Spectroscopy Group , has been awarded a three-year...

In memoriam: Professor Katharina (Kat) Gaus (12/9/1972 – 3/3/2021)

30 March 2021

It is with great sadness that we report that Biotechnology alumna Professor Katharina (Kat) Gaus sadly passed away on 3 March 2021, aged 48, after a short but aggressive illness with cancer.

Redefining the Haber-Bosch loop: new research shows single vessel synthesis and separation of ammonia

5 March 2021

The new system redefines the century old process within an energy landscape shifting to renewables, where ‘green ammonia’ will have a role as a long-term energy vector.