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67th Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium

26 Jun

Maynooth University June 25th/26th.

This week saw the Chemistry Department at Maynooth University hosting the 67th Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium. The colloquium highlights the outstanding research being conducted by the best and brightest of Ireland’s young chemists at third level institutions across Ireland. The schedule featured a mix of innovative oral and poster presentations from graduate students as well as exciting plenary lectures from leading researchers based at home and abroad. The colloquium involved a number or oral/flash/poster presentations from UCC Chemistry PhD students.

Name Supervisor Oral/Flash/Poster Presentation Title
David Sullivan
Poster Presentation: Development of size controlled chitosan nanoparticles for anti-microbial food packaging applications. Download Abstract
Catherine Ryan
Prof. Martyn Pemble Poster Presentation: Silica-based photonic crystals embedded in a chitosan-TEOS matrix: preparation, properties and applications. Download Abstract
Claire O'Brien
Dr. Stuart Collins Poster Presentation: A fresh approach towards the synthesis of a-diazocarbonyl compounds. Download Abstract
Alas Alfarsi
Dr. Dara Fitzpatrick Poster Presentation: Counterfeit product identification using Broadband Acoustic Resonance Dissolution Spectroscopy (BARDS). Download Abstract
Amy Shiely/Aoife Buckley
Prof. Anita Maguire Poster Presentation: Exploring the factors which control enantioselectivity in copper mediated C–H insertion reactions of α-diazocarbonyl compounds. Download Abstract
Shauna Scanlon
Dr. Eric Moore Poster Presentation: Development of a caffeine sensor for use with in-line monitoring of PAT in the food and beverage industry. Download Abstract
Suzanne O'Callaghan
Dr. Karen Twomey Oral Presentation: Implantable pH sensors for monitoring of oral health in the elderly. Download Abstract
Elsa Giraud
Flash Presentation: Vapour phase methods for inclusion of inorganic materials into block copolymer patterns. Download Abstract
Gerard Duffy
Dr. Eric Moore Oral Presentation: Development of chemically modified screen printed carbon electrodes for caffeine and mouse IgG detection. Download Abstract

Download programme booklet, including oral/poster abstracts. Maynooth 2015

Photos from the event involving UCC Chemistry researchers are available Here.

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