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Durham University

Department of Chemistry

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From Warwick to Brazil!

(1 May 2014)

At the recent Dalton 2014 meeting held in Warwick in April, an event that brings together four of the main inorganic chemistry discussion groups of the RSC's Dalton Division, Jack Rowbotham won, not only one of two poster prizes awarded by the RSC journal Chemical Sciences, but also the award for the best overall poster at the meeting! Jack’s prize is to represent the UK at the forthcoming XVII Brazillian Meeting on Inorganic Chemistry (BMIC; http://bmic2014.ufmg.br) in Araxa, Brazil, in August of this year.

Jack’s winning poster was entitled “Opening the Egg-box: Solution-state Studies of s-Block Metals with Seaweed Sugars”. Currently, Jack is part way through the 3rd year of his PhD with Dr Phil Dyer and Dr Chris Greenwell.

Jack with Dr. Sam De visser and Dr. Sarah Ruthven