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Welcome to the Department of Chemistry news pages. Please come back and check this section frequently to keep up with the changes which take place in our large and active department.

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York chemistry PhD student brings new ideas to aviation fluid research

Wednesday 19 July 2017

Dr Nicole Whitelaw, who has worked with the pioneers of safety critical aviation fluids for more than six years, is bringing new ideas to Kilfrost Ltd. after being awarded a PhD in the study of supramolecular material science.


Polar solvents promote halogen bonds over hydrogen ones

Wednesday 5 July 2017

Professor Robin Perutz is one of the researchers in on ongoing collaboration with the universities of Sheffield, Cambridge and York, investigating competition between hydrogen bonding and halogen bonding when co-crystals form.


Understanding the role of nitrogen oxides in the nocturnal atmosphere

Thursday 29 June 2017

Researchers in the Wolfson Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratory (WACL) and several US institutions have carried out work to understand the importance of nighttime chemistry in controlling air pollutants.


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