A recent paper in Nature from Matthew Kitching (Department of Chemistry and member of the BSI) describes the first ever general method for the selective preparation of chiral ammonium ions.
Image above: On September 4th and 5th 2014, a group of >50 of Bob’s friends and colleagues, both old and new, gathered at Collingwood College, University of Durham to celebrate the history, discoveries and future of research associated with Bob’s time in the field.
The career and research of Professor Roy Quinlan was celebrated in a special symposium organised by his Durham Colleagues and hosted by the BSI. The meeting was held in the spirit of Roy’s substantial contribution to collaborative research and was attended by his colleagues from near and far.
In January 2024 St Cuthbert’s Society are hosting an exciting new exhibition Art Inspired by Science, which will display a collection of images of biological systems alongside creative responses. These are invited from both creatives and the wider community, especially, Cuth’s students. This forms part of the College's Wider Student Experience programme and is supported by the Biophysical Sciences Institute.
Image above: a VisualPDE.com simulation “Turing on Turing” courtesy of Dr Andrew Krause, Dr Adam Townsend (Durham University) and Dr Benjamin Walker (University of Bath).