£55m funding success: Nottingham Research Fellow to help power next generation of electric vehicles

Nottingham Research Fellow  Dr Lee Johnson is one of the University’s early career researchers with special reason to celebrate its success in landing a share of £55 million from the Faraday Institution. The University is one of five UK consortia sharing the funding, which is supporting research dedicated to improving the performance of electric vehicles. …

Chemistry… Suck it and See: Professor Pete Licence’s inaugural lecture   

Pete Licence’s inaugural lecture was a little delayed…but worth the wait. Appointed a Professor of Chemistry in 2013, his lecture was sidelined due to various commitments, not least his appointment that year as Director of the GlaxoSmithKline Carbon Neutral Laboratory.  Chemistry… Suck it and See took a packed X1 Lecture Theatre in the School of Chemistry through an idiosyncratic, entertaining journey, that started somewhat shakily in …

£1.5m EPSRC fellowship for Professor Neil Champness

Neil Champness, Professor of Chemical Nanoscience, has been awarded a £1.5m Established Career Fellowship by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). EPSRC fellowships support exceptional individuals who are delivering the highest quality research to meet UK and global priorities. The award to Professor Champness recognises his world-leading research into molecular structures and will support the development …

£1m EPSRC award for researcher developing bioelectronics technology to transform healthcare

Dr Frankie Rawson, a Nottingham Senior Research Fellow in the School of Pharmacy, has won a prestigious grant of almost £1m from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for his work in the emerging field of bioelectronics. The £950,798 grant was awarded to further Dr Rawson’s research in developing new bioelectronic devices that …

Party party party

If you were anywhere near the science and engineering section of University Park yesterday lunchtime/afternoon you might have heard the sounds of the School of Chemistry summer party. If you didn’t know it before, you know it now. Chemists do not party quietly. They like to throw down. I popped along for the tug of …