Roy Kerr receives University's highest honour

10 May 2016 UC awards the rare honour of the title Canterbury Distinguished Professor to Emeritus Professor Roy Kerr who is also to receive the prestigious Crafoord Prize in Sweden. (read article)

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Chemistry Handbook

Chemistry Student Handbook

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RSIC

New Home for Science Departments

The new Regional Science and Innovation Centre will create a hub for Canterbury's science and innovation network in modern state-of-the-art facilities that encourage collaborative teaching, learning and research.

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2015 team

New Zealand Chemistry Olympiad Trust

The 2015 team repesented New Zealand in Baku, Azerbaijan. The 48th Chemistry Olympiad Competition will be held Pakistan, in July 2016, and will normally involve a team of four students.

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‘Chemistry is definitely a worthwhile field to get involved in...’

Sandra Atkinson Studying towards a PhD in Chemistry
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SEMINARS

Seminars are usually held on Wednesdays at 12.00 pm in the Chemistry Department, Level 5, Room 531, Rutherford Building, unless otherwise specified.

Presenter Date Title and Abstract
Students Abroad Seminars Wednesday 1 June
12.00 pm - 1.00 pm

Maria Plunkett, University of Sheffield:
Quinoxaline Based Ligands: Synthesis and Complexation

Andrew Kannan, University of Bath:
Investigating the Efficiency of Nylon and Polyethylene as Sorbents for Sample Extraction of Selected Emerging Contaminants

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