Johnathan Matlock wins Poster Prize

johno1Johnathan Matlock won 1st prize at the Syngenta Poster Competition for 2nd Year Organic and Biological Chemistry Postgraduates held in Bristol on April 24th. His work is part of an ongoing collaboration using vinylsulfonium salts to form heterocycles. Johnathan is a PhD student in the Bristol Chemical Synthesis DTC and his PhD is funded by EPSRC and GSK. We expect to publish a paper including some of Johnathan’s results shortly (watch this space). Congratulations Johnathan!

Eoghan wins a Marie-Curie Career Integration Award

EU Flag hi res colour jauneEoghan has been awarded a grant from the European Union FP7 programme (FP7-PEOPLE-2012-CIG). The prestigious Marie-Curie Career Integration Award is awarded to enable promising young researchers to integrate into a European country following a period spent in another country. Eoghan’s application was successful following a highly competitive peer-review process. The funds from the 7th European Union Framework Programme will enable the group to pursue our research goals, attend scientific conferences, develop new collaborations, train young researchers and carry out outreach activities to engage with the general public.