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York researcher named as chair of UK government Science Advisory Council

Friday 14 January 2022

Professor Alastair Lewis, of the Wolfson Atmospheric Science Laboratories, has been appointed chair of the Department for Transport’s (DfT) Science Advisory Council (SAC).

New Year Honour for Professor Lucy Carpenter

Thursday 6 January 2022

Professor Lucy Carpenter from the Department of Chemistry received an MBE for services to atmospheric chemistry in the Queen’s New Year Honours.

50-Year-Old Synthetic Challenge Solved

Thursday 6 January 2022

Landmark research from the Department of Chemistry has developed an innovative synthetic method, able to convert any aromatic halide into a phenol, solving a long-standing problem in organic synthesis.

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