Two UC professors Women of Influence finalists

29 September 2015 Two University of Canterbury professors are among the finalists for the Women of Influence awards for 2015. (read article)

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Chemistry Handbook

Chemistry Student Handbook

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Fairbanks Group

Fairbanks Group Publishes its 100th Paper

The Fairbanks group has just published its 100th peer-reviewed paper – a review on their and others work into the use of glycosidases for the synthesis of complex glycoconjugates.

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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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‘Christchurch is unique at the moment in that there’s a much larger platform for student participation...’

Alison Faulls Studying towards a BSc in Chemistry and Mathematics
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Seminars are usually held on Fridays at 11.00 am in Chemistry Department, Level 5, Room 531, Rutherford Building, unless otherwise specified.

Dr Sally Gaw
Department of Chemistry, University of Canterbury

Friday 25th September
11.00 am - 12.00 pm
Pharmaceuticals in Marine Environments: How, Why and So What?

Govind Singh
Final Ph.D. Seminar

Wednesday 30th September
11.00 am - 12.00 pm
Abstract to be advised

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