We were lucky enough to be able to send two of our members to the ACS Conference in Orlando at the beginning of April. Building on our connection as the first ACS Student Chapter in the UK, we flew out to Orlando to represent the University and our society. Setting out on Sunday, a short… Continue reading ACS Orlando 2019
We were delighted to be able to host Professor Chirsty Haynes winner of the RSC Theophilus Redwood Award. Even Richard Feynman would be impressed with how engineered nanoparticles are increasingly being incorporated into devices and products across a variety of commercial sectors. However, this means that engineered nanoscale materials will either intentionally or unintentionally be… Continue reading Design and Redesign of Sustainable Engineered Nanomaterials
We've had a busy day today hosting 156 Year 9 students for an experience day working through lab and classroom activities. Photos
Today we've enjoyed hosting the Analyst Competition for Year 12 Students, performing Spectroscopic measurements and titrations! More to come... Photos
We‘ve had a brilliant time hosting the Royal Society of Chemistry Top of the Bench Competition today Sponsored by the Huntsman Corporation for Year 8, 9, 10, 11 students. This was won by Ffynnone House followed by Christ College a close second. Photos
We were delighted to host Pencoed School to our labs this week to do an ester synthesis and pH titrations using data loggers and from these photos, you can see we all had a great time!
We are proud to share this feature in BBC News today, featuring our very own Moritz Kuehnel. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-45028705
It was a very worthwhile trip that I wholly recommend to future year groups!
We've had such an exciting first year with big plans for the future we thought we'd share some stats on our first year! Our School Labs 854 Hours volunteered by Swansea University Students 790 Year 9-13 Students visiting our labs to complete experiments 24 Different Schools have visited 48% KS4 Year 9-11 52% KS5 Year… Continue reading Our First Outreach Year Review 2018
Important dates for calendars: YEARS 7 and 8: SALTERS FESTIVAL. 19th JUNE 2018. Teams of 3 students compete in two practicals. There will be accompanying teacher activities. YEARS 8 through 11: TOP OF THE BENCH (formerly Welsh Chemical Olympiad) 12th DECEMBER 2018. Rather than have multiple heats during the term which meant that successful teams would have to… Continue reading Schools Collaborations and Projects Jul 2018