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Summer Students 2012

Welcome to Prakash and Nicole who will be working on an industry funded project this summer.

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All About Arsenic

Katherine’s ‘In your element’ piece for Nature Chemistry was just published.

Haxton KJ. All About Arsenic’ Nat Chem. 2011 Aug  23;3(9):744. doi:10.1038/nchem.1118

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SciFoo

Katherine is off to the SciFoo conference in California this weekend.

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Summer students 2011 part 2

Jess and Liam will be joining us for 4 weeks under the Nuffield Science Bursary Scheme.  They will be working on projects to improve experiments in our undergraduate laboratories.

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New Publications

Katherine has two new publications on aspects of chemistry education.

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Summer Students 2011

Two Keele 2nd year undergraduate students are joining us for 8 weeks.

Ben has a Nuffield Undergraduate Summer Research Bursary for a project called: “Snowflakes and Honeycombs: Dendrimer-zeolite hybrid materials to remove nitrate and phosphate anions from water.” and will be looking at ways to functionalise dendrimer branches for anion binding.

James has a Wellcome Trust Biomedical Vacation Scholarship for a project called: “Silver bullets for bugs – how hybrid materials can improve antimicrobial wound dressings.” and will be looking at ways to combine poly(acrylic acid) and zeolites for silver binding.

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Conference: MC10

David attended the MC10 conference in Manchester this week and presented a poster on his research to date called “A Zeolite / Dendrimer Hybrid for the Remediation of Heavy Metals from Water”  The abstract can be found here.