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Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship to Dr Kayn Forbes

The School is delighted to announce the award of a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship to Dr Kayn Forbes.  The Fellowship, which was won against a highly competitive field, provides...

Methane-consuming bacteria could be the future of fuel

Researchers at the University of East Anglia have helped discover how bacteria turn methane gas into a useable fuel - liquid methanol.  Methanotrophic bacteria (or ‘methanotrophs’) oxidize...

A successful Salter's Festival of Chemistry

The School of Chemistry recently hosted this year’s Salter's Festival of Chemistry . Nearly 100 young students from 24 East Anglian schools had the opportunity to hone their practical and...

How bacteria build an enzyme that destroys climate-changing laughing gas

New research from the University of East Anglia reveals how soil bacteria build the only known enzyme for the destruction of the potent global warming and ozone-depleting gas nitrous oxide. ...

Kitchen Chemistry in South Africa 2019

UEA’s Dr Stephen Ashworth , otherwise known as the Kitchen Chemist, was the Curator of Scifest Africa , South Africa’s National Science Festival in March this year. He was chosen to help Scifest...