• The Story Behind the Winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    Matt details to us the story behind the 2019 Nobel Prize winners in chemistry....
  • International Women’s Day: Nottingham’s Women of Science

    It’s International Women’s Day! In celebration of this, the science sector of the magazine wanted to show you  some of the incredible women across the University of Nottingham’s campuses who study Science. We figured you would rather hear it from their own mouths than ours, so here are just...
  • A Tribute to Dr Stewart Adams

    Dr Stewart Adams, the pioneering pharmacologist credited for the discovery and development of ibuprofen used by millions worldwide, has died aged 95. As a University of Nottingham alumnus, Dr Stewart’s work is tantamount to how work done locally can see a far-reaching impact. Despite the global success of his...
  • iGEM Nottingham

    What is iGEM? The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation is a non-profit organisation that encourages advances in synthetic biology by fostering an enthusiasm for up-and-coming scientific research and laboratory techniques in the scientific and non-scientific community alike. The Foundation has been hosting an annual synthetic biology competition since...
  • Research at Your University: Green Polymers Using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

    Impact investigates the work currently being undertaken by scientists at your university. What’s the Research About? Silvio Curia and Steve Howdle from the Chemistry department have been researching ways to make polymers using supercritical carbon dioxide (scCO2). Behaving like both a liquid and a gas at the same time,...
  • Four New Elements Discovered

    As scientific heroes go, Dimitri Mendeleev is right up there. If his name doesn’t naturally trip off the tongue, every chemist knows his discovery: he is the father of the Periodic Table as we know it. Back in 1869 Mendeleev drew up the first successful table, basing it on atomic...
  • Science Societies at Nottingham

    With over 10 different science courses at The University of Nottingham there are a lot of science students out there. While your lives may seem to be taken over by chemicals, equations and labs, each course has a society to help bring some support. Impact Science takes a look...