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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

 
MOF crystals

Nanoparticles used to transport anti-cancer agent to cells

16 September 2019

Researchers from our Adsorption and Advanced Materials group have developed a platform that uses nanoparticles known as metal-organic frameworks to deliver a promising anti-cancer agent to cells.

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Magnet Hall at CEB

August paper of the month: Ultralow-field nuclear magnetic resonance of liquids confined in ferromagnetic and paramagnetic materials

16 September 2019

Researchers from our department’s magnetic resonance research centre show new insight provided by ultra-low-field techniques.

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First graduating MPhil in Biotechnology student cohort

Our MPhil in Biotechnology wraps up a successful first year

4 September 2019

Our MPhil in Biotechnology 2018-19 course came to an official close last week with their first student cohort presenting their work at the course symposium.

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Dr Chris Ness

Former CEB researcher Dr Christopher Ness awarded RAEng Fellowship

23 August 2019

Former CEB researcher Dr Christopher Ness has been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Research Fellowship to continue his work on soft matter engineering at the University of Edinburgh.

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Dr Jamie Walters, Calyxia CEO

From PhD student to CEO

15 August 2019

Alumnus founds microcapsule start-up for the product industry

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Bacterial cells beginning to produce spores

July paper of the month: Christie lab discovers two new enzymes responsible for spore germination

9 August 2019

Researchers from our Molecular Microbiology group have identified two new enzymes responsible for breaking open bacterial spores when they germinate.

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Drawing of a human heart

Dr Marta Serrani through to semi-finals of the Postdoc Business Plan Competition

8 August 2019

Dr Serrani’s start-up, Polivalve, will look to bring the prosthetic heart valves developed by our structured materials research group to the market.

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Read more at: Dr Jacqui Cole awarded Royal Society Clifford Paterson Medal

Dr Jacqui Cole awarded Royal Society Clifford Paterson Medal

24 July 2019

Dr Jacqueline Cole has been awarded the Clifford Paterson Medal by the Royal Society 'for the development of photo-crystallography and the discovery of novel high-performance nonlinear optical materials and light-harvesting dyes using molecular design rules.' Dr Cole has two PhDs: one in physics from the University of...

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Buzz Aldrin on the moon

Powering Apollo 11: the fuel cell that took us to the moon

18 July 2019

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, find out about the little known invention that made the voyage possible.

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Organising committee for Africans in STEM symposium

Africans in STEM conference: opportunities and challenges

15 July 2019

The first Africans in STEM symposium held on 28 June 2019 in our department was aimed at celebrating African voices and ideas in STEM.

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Nanoparticles used to transport anti-cancer agent to cells

16 September 2019

Researchers from our Adsorption and Advanced Materials group have developed a platform that uses nanoparticles known as metal-organic frameworks to deliver a promising anti-cancer agent to cells.

August paper of the month: Ultralow-field nuclear magnetic resonance of liquids confined in ferromagnetic and paramagnetic materials

16 September 2019

Researchers from our department’s magnetic resonance research centre show new insight provided by ultra-low-field techniques.

Our MPhil in Biotechnology wraps up a successful first year

4 September 2019

Our MPhil in Biotechnology 2018-19 course came to an official close last week with their first student cohort presenting their work at the course symposium.