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Lockdown lectures

Take a look at our videos featuring academic staff that showcase how our world-leading interdisciplinary research influences our teaching.

Our staff continuously push the boundaries of knowledge and their research informs what you learn. We have an outstanding reputation, and our innovative undergraduate courses will give you insight into the world around you, and the skills to thrive.

Lockdown lecture #1 Dr Victor Chechik

Dr Chechik discusses his interest in detecting and studying radical intermediates, such as using EPR spectroscopy to probe hair bleaching.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKzUtbzZp24&feature=youtu.be

Read more about Dr Chechik's research.

Lockdown lecture #2 Dr Christopher Spicer

In this question and answer session with our undergraduate students Mae and Alastair, Dr Spicer talks about his research interests, the COVID-19 situation, his proudest scientific achievement and much more!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciMN5mLg8CE

Read more about Dr Spicer's research.

Lockdown lecture #3 Research Snippets

Get a flavour of our exciting chemistry research from four academic members of staff who give an insight into their research programmes.

These clips are taken from our open learning course, which our undergraduate students complete in the fourth year of their MChem degree.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RX1TjvTME9U&app=desktop

Lockdown lecture #4 Dr Avtar Matharu

Dr Avtar Matharu discusses research by our Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, explaining why spongy white orange pith is a valuable resource.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPNs1mbmLzM

Read more about Dr Matharu's research.

Lockdown lecture #5 Nick Burton

In this question and answer session with our undergraduate students Mae and Alastair, one of our former undergraduate Chemistry at York students, Nick Burton, talks about his role as a Technologist at Infineum UK Ltd, how his MChem degree prepared him for this job, and much more!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vflH99l9GWw&feature=youtu.be

Lockdown lecture #6 Dr John Slattery

In this question and answer session with our undergraduate students Mae and Alastair, Dr Slattery talks about his research interests, the COVID-19 situation, his proudest scientific achievement and much more!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyGWv6-mMp4&feature=youtu.be

Lockdown lecture #7 Dr John Slattery

So why are ionic liquids important and why are they worth studying? Dr John Slattery gives an insight into his research interests in building predictive models to aid the design of ionic liquids, including those for use in catalysis.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGAo0sLMtyQ&feature=youtu.be

Read more about Dr Slattery's research.

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