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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...

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...

Cover story success

A recently published paper from the School of Chemistry was selected to appear on the cover of the Journal of Physical Chemistry A, one of the most respected journals in its field. The research...

UEA appoints new Pro-Vice Chancellor for Science

Professor Mark Searcey has been appointed as Pro-Vice Chancellor for Science at University of East Anglia.  Prof Searcey is currently Chair of Medicinal Chemistry and Head of the Schools of...