UCT Chemistry was well represented at the recent South African Chemical Institute Inorganic Conference & Carman Physical Chemistry Symposium.
Many thanks to Matthew Williams for organising the soccer game against MCB!
Although it was a 5-a-side, around 20 players proudly donned the red bibs to represent the department and take us to a well deserved victory!
The Chemistry Department is saddened by the news that Dr Shirley Churms passed away on 23 February 2016.
If you take even the slightest interest in chemistry news, you’ll probably already have heard about the official confirmation of the discovery of four new elements, which even achieved widespread coverage in mainstream news outlets. So what do we actually know about these new elements?