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PhD graduate Ben Woden explaining his research

Ben Wōden: predicting climate with cloud computing

Ben's PhD project, spanning chemistry and meteorology, investigated the atmospheric ageing of mixed organic surfactant monolayers at the air-water interface, which will help improve climate prediction.

Dr Geoff Brown: making an affordable antimalarial

Dr Geoff Brown is using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy to reveal the chemical pathway needed to produce the world's most effective antimalarial drug in a more cost-effective way.

Professor Christine Cardin: the "light-switch" effect

Professor Christine Cardin and her colleagues work with molecules that have a similar property to glow-in-the-dark, except they glow when binding to DNA instead. 

Professor Laurence Harwood: cleaning up nuclear waste

Laurence Harwood, Professor of Organic Chemistry, applied the structure-activity relationship studies he was using in drug discovery to help develop molecules that could be used to clean up nuclear waste.

Dr Philippa Cranwell: making chemical language easy

Learning chemistry can, to say the least, feel difficult and exclusive. Dr Philippa Cranwell, Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry and Undergraduate Admissions Tutor, strives to fill the learning gap and make chemistry more open and inclusive. 
Athena SWAN Silver Award