Archive by date | September 2011

Reactions – C. N. R. Rao

C.N.R. Rao is at the CSIR Centre for Excellence in Chemistry, New Chemistry Unit and International Centre for Materials Science, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research; and the Indian Institute of Science; Bangalore, India, and works in solid state and materials chemistry.  Read more

King’s brings back chemistry

This is cross-posted from the Nature News Blog on behalf of Katharine Sanderson Eight years after its shock exit, chemistry at King’s College London has made a surprise return. The university closed its chemistry department in 2003, a move that angered the UK’s chemistry community, and was a continuing trend of the times, with at least 6 other departments closing around the same time. Since then, King’s academics with chemistry expertise have been working in different departments, including physics, and biomedical sciences. But now those dispersed chemists are to be united in a reincarnated King’s College London chemistry department. The  … Read more

Reactions – Ken Cham-Fai Leung

Ken Cham-Fai Leung is with the Center of Novel Functional Molecules, Department of Chemistry at the Chinese University of Hong Kong but in transit to The Institute of Creativity and Department of Chemistry at the Hong Kong Baptist University. He works on nanoparticle research and supramolecular chemistry targeted for biomedical applications.  Read more