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First chemical reaction takes place at Nottingham’s green lab

The first chemical reaction has taken place at the GSK Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry (CNL) . The momentous experiment was carried out by undergraduate project student – Lisa Morrison along with Ana Santos and Margarida Trindade, both PhD students in Chemistry at the University. The group, which is led by Professor Peter Licence, …

Getting to know Nottingham’s next chancellor…

Why should I go and hear Sir Andrew Witty talk?  Sir Andrew Witty – CEO of GlaxoSmithKline, UoN alumnus, dad of two, keen runner – is being installed as the University’s newest Chancellor on Tuesday 12 March. He’s also giving a talk about his time at Nottingham and what his three years here meant for …

24-31 May: The big stories

This week’s round up from The University of Nottingham’s press office includes news of Business Secretary Dr Vince Cable’s visit to the University to see how we’re collaborating with industry. There’s also news of what the Tomato Genome Consortium is doing to help deliver new varieties of tomato more quickly. Plus, following on from their …

25 April – 3 May: The big stories

Our news round up includes a report on the University’s collaboration with GSK to build and support the GlaxoSmithKline Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry. There is also a run down of the highlights scheduled for this month’s May Fest, the University’s free community open day. There’s also Olympic news involving a talented Nottingham PhD …