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Durham University

Department of Chemistry

News Archive

PG Symposium Success

(19 June 2014)

Poster winners: Gabriele, Emily and James

Our postgraduates and Keynote PDRA speakers made the Durham postgraduate (PG) symposium on 18th June a success - a really enjoyable event, well attended and lively. All the speakers showed an extraordinarily high degree of professionalism.

Many research projects are now linked to genuine societal issues reflecting significant changes over the past 10 years or so. Thanks to Prof Jon Steed for organising this fantastic event and to the talk and poster judges. Many congratulations to the winners:

Lecture Prize Winners:
Jack Rowbotham “The metal-mediated thermolysis of macroalgae”
Mehrin Chowdhury “The study of fat emulsification using electrochemical and crystallisation methods”
Natalie Tatum “Identification by virtual screening of TB transcription factor inhibitors with novel scaffolds”
Poster Prize Winners: Gabriele Benzi, Emily Neil, James Wigzell