Past events

08
Oct
2020

Dr Victoria Blair - "Expanding the Organometallic Tool box for small molecule functionalisation" »

12pm 8 October 2020

Organometallic chemistry, encompassing compounds with direct C-M and N-M bonds, remains one of the core synthetic pillars for the development and synthesis of new metal-organic and bio-active molecules.

01
Oct
2020

Dr Christoph Nitsche - "Targeting viral ptoteases with modified peptides" »

12pm 1 October 2020

Viral infectious diseases are a serious global health threat. For many viruses, safe vaccines and specific antiviral treatments are yet unavailable.

25
Sep
2020

Conversations across the Creek: Pill Testing »

1pm 25 September 2020

Pill testing, or drug checking, is a medically supervised intervention focused on providing reliable and non-discriminatory information to people who intend to use drugs.

24
Sep
2020

Professor Cather Simpson - "Making Light Work: From Light-Matter States to Sperm Sorting" »

12pm 24 September 2020

Light is one of nature’s mechanisms for carrying energy and information from one place to another.

03
Sep
2020

Associate Professor Jane Allison - "Peppy: A virtual reality environment for exploring the principles of polypeptide structure" »

12pm 3 September 2020

Science students are traditionally taught protein structure and function through textbook pictures and/or physical model building.

28
Aug
2020

Wear it Purple Day 2020 »

9am 28 August 2020

Wear it Purple Day is Friday the 28th of August, 2020. Wear it Purple Day is about showing LGBTIQ+ young people that they have the right to be proud of who they are.

27
Aug
2020

Dr Simone Ciampi - Electrochemistry in 2D: new instruments for redox microscopy »

12pm 27 August 2020

Monitoring or manipulating electrochemical reactions in 2D ‒ a central theme from analytical chemistry to cell biology ‒ is generally achieved using scanning electrochemical microscopy (SECM).

21
Aug
2020

Conversations across the Creek: Microbes and Masses »

1pm 21 August 2020

There is no escape. Microbes are among the masses: too small to see but dangerous on a global scale. A killer coronavirus has been given the suffix ‘19’, to date the novelty and year of its outbreak.

20
Aug
2020

Dr Guohua Jia - Cadmium-Free Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals: From Fundamental Science to Applications »

12pm 20 August 2020

Semiconductor nanocrystals manifest fascinating size, shape and composition dependent optical and electronic properties.

13
Aug
2020

Caitlin McQueen - The Saving Oseberg Project – Chemistry for the salvation of Viking Age wooden artefacts »

12pm 13 August 2020

The Oseberg find, under the care of the Museum of Cultural History (KHM) and on display at the Viking ship Museum in Oslo, is one of the most comprehensive collections of wooden Viking Age objects in the world. It is an irreplaceable part of Norwegian as well as world cultural heritage.

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