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infectious disease

Infectious disease: A worldwide research challenge

Prof Colin J Suckling OBE DSc FRSE, Research Professor of Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde imparts his expertise on the worldwide research challenge of infectious disease and argues that this is both diverse and everywhere
University of Strathclyde

Porphyrin – is this the most versatile heterocyclic compound ever?

Professor Colin Suckling of the University of Strathclyde discusses the heterocuclic compound known as Porphyrin, and the research he has undertaken.
Iodine-129

How do we dispose Iodine-129 long-term?

A global issue, Professor Peter Santschi discusses the high-risk radioisotope Iodine-129 and issues relating to its safe disposal
chemistry

Chemistry: The growing body of work on signaling within bacterial communities

Emily Weinert, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Emory University discusses an aspect of chemistry that concerns the growing body of work on the human microbiome
chemical sciences

The challenges ahead in chemical sciences

Open Access Government lifts the lid on the greatest challenges facing those working in chemical sciences in the UK, as well as the opportunities ahead and a glimpse at promoting heterocyclic chemistry of every kind.
The HIMS-Biocat group - researching sustainable chemistry

The HIMS-Biocat group

Research at the HIMS-Biocat group aims to develop sustainable chemistry, with a focus on developing new biocatalytic systems for the sustainable manufacture of chemical products.
heterocyclic

Heterocyclic chemistry: Not just what you do but how you think about it

Heterocyclic chemistry is linked to a number of scientific discoveries and breakthroughs, both directly and indirectly. Professor Colin Suckling of the University of Strathclyde discusses the links and the thinking behind it.
Chemistry in the UK

Chemistry in the UK today

Open Access Government explores the exciting world of chemistry in the UK today, including heterocycles in pharmaceuticals and the importance of inspiring the next generation to work in the field
Low Carbon Combustion Centre

Low Carbon Combustion Centre at the University of Sheffield

The Low Carbon Combustion Centre, an initiative by the University of Sheffield, is Europe’s leading facility for novel combustion and low carbon technology.
heterocyclic chemistry

Vitamins and drugs: Heterocyclic chemistry is all around us – and in us!

Professor Colin J Suckling OBE DSc FRSE, Research Professor of Chemistry at the Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde, explains his thoughts on why heterocyclic chemistry is all around us – and in us, including a detailed focus on vitamins and drugs
UC-Davis-Department-of-Molecular-Biosciences

Developmental neurotoxicity testing – the need for a new approach

Professor Lein discusses developmental neurotoxicity and the critical need for a new approach to identifying and regulating chemicals that interfere with normal brain development.
commercialisation

The challenge of commercialisation: Keeping an academic balance

Prof Colin J Suckling OBE DSc FRSE, research professor of chemistry at the University of Strathclyde’s Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry shares his views on the challenge of commercialisation when it comes to research into medicinal chemistry
cellulose

Natural colours from cellulose

Silvia Vignolini, Reader in Chemistry and Biomaterials at University of Cambridge explores the wonderful world of colour and how it affects our perception and mood Colour is a powerful communication tool, it deeply affects our perception of the world, stimulating our senses. It is not by chance that since the...
Heterocyclic

The changing face of Heterocyclic Chemistry in the pharmaceutical industry

Professor of Organic Chemistry at University of York and Chairman of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Heterocyclic and Synthesis Group, Peter O’Brien explores the role of heterocycles in the pharmaceutical industry In 2017, the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Heterocyclic and Synthesis Group celebrated its 50th anniversary. It thus appears timely...
medicinal chemistry

Get your medicinal chemistry right!

Prof Colin J Suckling from the University of Strathclyde gives his opinion on getting your medicinal chemistry right to gain success in the field One of the pillars of interdisciplinary research at the University of Strathclyde concerns all aspects of health and well-being. For chemists, this means medicinal chemistry. As...
scientific progress

The outermost frontiers of knowledge

The National Science Foundation is an independent federal agency to further scientific progress, as Open Access Government reveals The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the...
chemical biology

Chemical biology: A chance conversation but an important question

Research professor Prof Colin J Suckling OBE DSc FRSE discusses his engagement with medicinal chemistry and chemical biology

Why does Heterocyclic Chemistry matter?

Professor Colin J Suckling of University of Strathclyde explores the reasons why Heterocyclic Chemistry matters in the world today
in silico chemistry

In silico chemistry: Pursuit of chemical accuracy

Kirk A. Peterson from the Department of Chemistry, Washington State University discusses the fundamentals of in silico chemistry In silico chemistry simply refers to carrying out investigations of chemical processes entirely by computational methods. Over the last few decades, computational chemistry has been an invaluable tool in understanding chemical reactivity,...
future of chemistry

Looking forward to the future of chemistry

Angela K. Wilson and Carol A. Bessel from the Division of Chemistry (CHE) at the National NSF provide a fascinating insight into the future of chemistry

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