School of Chemistry

Prof. Dan Eley FRS

Wednesday 29th October 2014 (14:00-18:00)

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Professor Dan Eley FRS: A celebration of 100 years of life and science


2.00 pm   Welcome: Professor Saul Tendler, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Professor of Biophysical Chemistry

2.10 pm   Dan Eley: a perspective Professor Katharine Reid, Head of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, School of Chemistry


2.30 pm   Three Demonstrations: Three Experiments. Sir John Meurig Thomas FRS FR Eng, Department of Materials Science, University of Cambridge

2.50 pm    Memories and Connections: Nottingham and Back Again* Professor Peter Norton, FRS Canada, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada 
*with apologies to J.R.R. Tolkien


3.10 pm   Presentation of 50th anniversary certificate of election to the Royal Society Unveiling of Chemical Landmark plaque and the 100 candle cake

Tea in Foyer


4.20 pm   A few problems Dan didn’t address - but probably would have, given another 100 years. Professor John Simons FRS, Dr Lee’s Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, Oxford University 

4.50 pm   Towards Molecular Electronics and a Submolecular Biology. Professor Ronald Pethig, Honorary Professorial Fellow (retired Professor of Bioelectronics), School of Engineering, The University of Edinburgh

5.10 pm   Multifunctional Hybrid Metal-Carbon Nanostructures for Spintronic and Energy-related applications. Dr. Maria del Carmen Giménez-López, Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow, School of Chemistry

5.30 pm   Chemistry@Nottingham: The next Century. Professor Jonathan Hirst, Head of School of Chemistry

Drinks reception in the School Foyer

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