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Clearing Vacancies 2016

Already have your results? Leeds expects to have additional opportunities in Clearing for high achieving students. 

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Congratulations to the Class of 2016

A huge well done and congratulations to all of our students within the Faculty who have just recently graduated. 


Chemistry student wins prestigious 2016 Salter’s Graduate Prize 
Daniel Price, a final year Medicinal Chemistry student, has been awarded the prestigious Salter's Graduate Prize, one of only ten presented nationally, based on his potential to take up a leading position in public life, either by employment in the chemical or related industries, or more generally in employment that supports the industrial life of the UK.  

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Non-invasive sensing for food reassurance 
Consumers and governments are increasingly interested in the safety, authenticity and quality of food commodities. This has driven attention towards non-invasive sensing techniques used for rapid analysing these commodities.

A paper published in the Royal Society of Chemistry Analyst journal provides an overview of the state of the art in, and available alternatives for, food assurance based on non-invasive sensing techniques.