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The 2021 Nobel Prizes in Science

The 2021 Nobel Prizes for science have been awarded in the fields of Medicine, Chemistry and Physics. The prizes, founded in accordance with the will of Sir Alfred Nobel in 1895, are some of the most prestigious prizes available in the aforementioned fields.   The Nobel prize for Medicine this year has been awarded to two…

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UEA appoints new Pro-Vice Chancellor for Science

Professor Mark Searcey, current Chair of Medicinal Chemistry and Head of the Schools of Pharmacy and Chemistry at UEA, is taking up a new position on the Executive Committee at UEA. He will replace the current Pro-Vice Chancellor for Science, Phil Gilmartin, from 1 April 2019. The Vice-Chancellor Professor David Richardson said: ‘This is an…

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Researchers have found a way to lengthen your phone battery

Research at UEA has found a possible solution to short mobile battery life, overheating handsets and expensive contracts. Dr Alexander Romanov and Professor Manfred Bochmann have identified molecules found in gold that increase efficiency in mobile phone screens. The traditionally used iridium produces extra heat, however properties in gold allow for the energy to be…

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