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Excellence in Chemistry UG Scholarships for 2017 entry
Warwick is privileged to attract high fliers. To reward hard work and promote outstanding achievement in Chemistry, we are proud to offer scholarships of up to £1000 for our top performing students. These are available to every UK and EU student that chooses us as their first choice and achieves A* at A Level Chemistry, or 7 in higher Level Chemistry, and excels in their other subjects too.
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Prestigious RSC awards for Prof. Rachel O'Reilly, Dr Józef Lewandowski and PhD student Zoe Ayres.
Award for Dave Haddleton
On Sunday, Dave Haddleton was presented with an award for “recognition of outstanding service and contribution to the Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing” at the RSC Editors Symposium banquet at the Guildhall in London. The award was given for service on the Board of “Chem Comm”, and for being Editor in Chief – and launching – “Polymer Chemistry”.
Rachel O'Reilly Receives McBain Medal
Professor Rachel O'Reilly has received (8th December) the 2014 McBain Medal. This was awarded for her pioneering research in novel polymeric nanoparticles, responsive materials and controlled self-assembly. Read more about her groups work here
Bethany Dean wins Award to Present Science in Australia
A Warwick Chemistry undergraduate researcher, Bethany Dean has won an award to allow her to travel to Australia (!) to attend the ICUR undergraduate reserach conference . She will present the work she conducted in the GibsonGroup on understanding how synthetic polymers affect ice nucleation - A process which is still not understood despite its obvious important in process from cloud formation, to cryopreservation to making ice cream!
Read her paper on this topic here (with another undergrad student, Jamie Kasperczak-Wright);
Congdon, T., Dean, B.T., Kasperczak-Wright, J., Biggs, C.I., Notman, R., Gibson, M.I., 2015, Biomacromolecules, Probing the Biomimetic Ice Nucleation Inhibition Activity of Poly(vinyl alcohol) and Comparison to Synthetic and Biological Polymers