AHRC Studentship Award

We have been awarded an AHRC CDP studentship through the Scottish Cultural Heritage Consortium for a project on “Non-destructive dyestuff analysis of historically significant Scottish & English embroideries” in collaboration with Dr Lore Troalen (National Museums Scotland) and Dr Logan Mackay (Chemistry, UoE). Interested RCUK-eligible students should send a CV to Prof Hulme as soon as possible.


2 Jobs in 2 Days!

Congratulations to group members Fergus McWhinnie – postdoc in Andrew Jamieson’s group in Glasgow lined up for March – and David Georgiev – position with Sygnature in Nottingham starting in the New Year. Very well deserved both of you!

Chem Eur J accepted!

Congratulations Fergus – whose paper “Mix and Match: Mono-substituted Hydrocarbon Diastereomer Combinations Reveal Stapled Peptides with High Structural Fidelity” has just been accepted in Chem Eur J.

Congratulations Fergus!

Congratulations Fergus on passing your PhD viva on Tuesday – two very proud supervisors! The celebration cake was pretty special too….

Posters at the BMCS Postgraduate Meeting

Fantastic turn-out by the group at the 11th Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Symposium for Postgraduates in Cambridge on Friday. With both Sally and Chris fielding lots of interest in their posters.

Christmas Dinner!

Thanks to the “Social team” for organising a great group night out; we even got to welcome back a couple of past group members as well. Photos before, during and after the dinner. Jenny gets the prize for the best (Rudolph) jumper. The lettuce is a long story….

Running the Cancer Research UK Tough 10k

Group Members Kristel, Richard and Chris battled glorious weather today to run a challenging 10k which included 430 m ascent in the Pentlands; one of the Cancer Research UK Tough 10 races. Great running skills all round – their lunchtime practice sessions have clearly paid off!