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Chemistry Seminar Series

13 Sep 2013
Chemistry Seminar Series.

The final schedule of seminars for the 2013-2014 year have been confirmed.

All seminars will take place in Kane_G18 between 15:00-16:00 (unless stated otherwise).







Sept 25

Prof. Weidong Chen

Universite du Littoral de Cote d’Opal, France

Analysis of Stable Isotopic Compositions by Laser Absorption   Spectroscopy




Oct 18


Dr Daniel Obrist

Desert Research Institute, NV, USA

Terrestrial Ecosystems and Atmospheric Hg Loads:   Sequestration of Past

Pollution and Importance of Legacy Re-emissions

Oct 30

Dr Robert Raja

University of Southampton, UK

Engineering Active Sites at the Nanoscale for Sustainable   Catalysis




Nov 6

Dr Karen Twomey

Tyndall National Institute, Cork

Future and Emerging Technologies based on Nanosensors

Nov 13

Dr Damien Thompson

University of Limerick, Ireland

Modelling organic-inorganic interfaces

Nov 20

Prof Richard Taylor

University of York, UK

Tandem / Telescoped Approaches to Heterocyclic Scaffolds







Jan 8

Dr Tim O’Sullivan

Dept. Chemistry/Pharmacy, UCC

Development of Methodologies for the Synthesis of Bioactive   Compounds

Jan 15

Prof Veronique Gouverneur

University of Oxford, UK

Fluorine Chemistry: Cold and Hot Recipes

Jan 22

Prof Jamshed Anwar

Lancaster University, UK

Molecular Simulation of Crystal Nucleation and Growth

Jan 29

Dr Eric Moore

Department of Chemistry/Tyndall, UCC

The Evolution of Biosensors: Aliens v Predators




Feb 5

Prof Carl Percival

University of Manchester, UK

To be confirmed

Feb 12

Prof Anthony West

University of Sheffield, UK

(RSC John B. Goodenough Award 2013)

Materials Chemistry of Oxide Electroceramics

Feb 19

Dr Kevin Critchley

University of Leeds, UK

Bright quantum dots that are not so heavy

Feb 26

Dr Colm O’Dwyer

Dept. Chemistry UCC

Writing on Organic Monolayers with UltraCold Atom Optics – A   Platform for Nanofabrication




Mar 5

Prof Mattias Hallquist

Göteborg University, Sweden

Atmospheric Chemistry and Ageing of Organic Aerosols

Mar 12

Dr Donats Erts

University of Latvia, Latvia

Electrical, optical and mechanical properties of semiconductor   nanowires

Mar 19

Dr Simon Lawrence

Dept. Chemistry, UCC

Crystal Engineering with Organosulfur Compounds





Prof Christina White

University Illinois, USA

(RSC Merck Award 2013)

To be confirmed

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