Monthly Archives: May 2014

Welcome Reda!

Reda Ghezzal joins the group (as its first member) as an undergraduate research student over the summer. He’ll be learning the techniques we use in the group and synthesising some organometallic starting materials for use in ligand synthesis reactions.

CRITICAT PhD positions – a centre for doctoral training in critical resource catalysis

There is one week left to apply for a PhD position in the joint CRITICAT centre for doctoral training between St. Andrews, Heriot-Watt and Edinburgh Universities. Please see the vacancies page for more details. This promises to be a fantastic opportunity to learn about catalysis from many experts as well as undertake research in a field of vital importance to the future well-being of our planet.
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Scottish Crucible – Lab 2 at St. Andrews

This lab was about fostering Creativity, Idea Generation and Cross-Disciplinarity. We got to see some ground-breaking and innovative research mixing the boundaries between physics, biology, ecology and even literature. The dinner at the Old Course was a fantastic opportunity to meet new people as was the Science Speed Dating!