Articles tagged with 'chemistry' | University of Manchester

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2024
13
February
2024
| 10:14 Europe/London
Today, researchers from The University of Manchester have been named as recipients of nearly £7m funding from UKRI’s Engineering Biology Hubs and Mission Award Projects which will deliver on the government’s National Vision for Engineering Biology....
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05
February
2024
| 20:04 Europe/London
Researchers in the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) at The University of Manchester have developed a new biocontainment method for limiting the escape of genetically engineered organisms used in industrial processes....
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17
January
2024
| 08:00 Europe/London
Two University of Manchester professors have been recognised in the prestigious 2024 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists.
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2023
29
November
2023
| 00:01 Europe/London
The University of Manchester (UoM) and Shell Research Limited (Shell) have come together in a Prosperity Partnership worth over £9 million to find new sustainable routes to manufacturing commodity chemicals, while also de-risking the process for indu...
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19
October
2023
| 12:25 Europe/London
University of Manchester spinout company Chromition has received support from the Shell GameChanger programme to progress to the next phase of the joint development programme focused on validating Chromition’s in-line tracer detection system for real...
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13
June
2023
| 00:01 Europe/London
The Enzyme Discovery team won the Chemistry Biology Interface Horizon Prize: Rita and John Cornforth Award, while the Molecular Ratcheteers team won the Organic Chemistry Horizon Prize: Perkin Prize in Physical Organic Chemistry. ...
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24
February
2023
| 16:00 Europe/London
Led by scientists at The University of Manchester, a series of new stable, porous materials that capture and separate benzene have been developed. 
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2022
01
August
2022
| 14:07 Europe/London
The University of Manchester is building an Industrial Hub for Sustainable Chemical Engineering with a £1m grant from the Wolfson Foundation.
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14
June
2022
| 16:29 Europe/London
MIB spin-out company, C3 BIOTECH, in collaboration with the Royal Air Force and the US Navy, have successfully flown a drone using synthetic kerosene.
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07
June
2022
| 15:38 Europe/London
Three scientists from The University of Manchester have been awarded with prestigious prizes by The Royal Society of Chemistry for their research. Professors Sarah Haigh, Jason Micklefield and Chris Hardacre have all been honoured and will each recei...
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26
May
2022
| 11:16 Europe/London
Chromition will design, prepare and test Luminspheres tracers specifically for use in Shell's reservoir environments.
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16
February
2022
| 14:21 Europe/London
Scientists from The University of Manchester have managed to successfully make a transuranium complex where the central metal, here neptunium, forms a multiple bond to just one other element.
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2021
03
November
2021
| 13:36 Europe/London
The University of Manchester has received $500,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a low cost manufacturing route to Molnupiravir, a promising antiviral drug for the treatment of COVID-19, in order to widen access of the medicine ...
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26
October
2021
| 17:36 Europe/London
A £9 million project to develop new chemical processing technology that could save hundreds of millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions has begun at UK Universities including The University of Manchester. ...
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05
October
2021
| 10:24 Europe/London
Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad awarded to Dr Jingzhen Du, in recognition of his record of outstanding achievements.
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13
September
2021
| 11:28 Europe/London
He is recognised for his pioneering work in methods to control molecular-level dynamics.
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06
September
2021
| 16:33 Europe/London
New research published today details a breakthrough in the creation of evolved enzymes to support a renewable process to make one of the key building blocks of the chemical industry used in everything from beauty products to fuel. ...
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23
August
2021
| 16:11 Europe/London
Scientists from The University of Manchester have managed to successfully make actinide metals form molecular actinide-actinide bonds for the first time, opening up a new field of scientific study in materials research. ...
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12
July
2021
| 16:16 Europe/London
On Wednesday ,15 July Professor Nigel Scrutton, Director of the Future Biomanufacturing Research Hub and Professor of Enzymology and Biophysical Chemistry, will take part in an online conference to discuss how biotechnology can help the UK reach its ...
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28
June
2021
| 14:05 Europe/London
The Department of Chemistry collected a total of four awards.
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08
June
2021
| 15:34 Europe/London
Three individuals and four teams from The University of Manchester have won prestigious prizes from the Royal Society of Chemistry, celebrating the most exciting chemical science taking place today. ...
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01
June
2021
| 14:11 Europe/London
Four researchers; PDRAs Oksana Bilyk, Erik Hanko, and Kris Niño Valdehuesa, and PhD student Katherine Baker, from the Takano and Breitling research groups have won this year’s North West Biotech Initiative business idea competition. ...
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29
April
2021
| 16:01 Europe/London
Researchers at The University of Manchester have discovered a more efficient way to develop valuable chemicals needed for medicines by combining proteins and metals in the manufacturing process.
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2020
18
December
2020
| 11:52 Europe/London
Professor Nigel Scrutton, who heads up the EPSRC-funded UK Future Biomanufacturing Research Hub and the BBSRC Synthetic Biology Research Centre “SYNBIOCHEM”, has been appointed to the UKRI-BBSRC council for a term of three years. ...
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14
December
2020
| 11:19 Europe/London
The celebrations will recognise the hard work of FSE's Postgraduate Class of 2020.
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09
December
2020
| 10:19 Europe/London
Professor Daniele Leonori, Professor Artem Mishchenko and Dr David Mills are among the Laureates and Finalists of the prestigious awards.
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11
November
2020
| 19:01 Europe/London
Chemical engineers have successfully manipulated carbon nitride to use sunlight to synthesize fluorine-based molecules, which are key building blocks of pharmaceutical products in a breakthrough on the path to the ‘holy grail’ of zero waste industry ...
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27
August
2020
| 13:19 Europe/London
A group of chemists from Manchester have successfully tied a series of microscopic knots using individual molecules for the first time, ushering in the advent of a form of nano-scale weaving which could create a new generation of advanced materials. ...
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06
August
2020
| 09:36 Europe/London
The hard work of the Faculty's graduates has been recognised in a series of virtual celebrations.
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09
July
2020
| 14:41 Europe/London
In this video we answer the big questions asked by our undergraduate students regarding teaching, learning and the start of the new academic year.
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