Synthesis of ultra-fine chemicals

Dr José A. Fuentes and Dr Matt L. Clarke School of Chemistry Catalysts are widely used to speed up chemical reactions without actually getting used up in the process. They are one of the core aspects of making greener chemistry.

December 2, 2016 | Chemistry


TADF emitters for electroluminescent devices

Dr Eli Zysman-Colman School of Chemistry Compounds emitting from a thermally activated delayed fluorescence (TADF) mechanism can harvest both singlet and triplet excitons, which traditional fluorescent emitters are unable to achieve.

December 1, 2016 | Chemistry


Porous material use in the delivery of biologically active gases

Nitric oxide (NO) is an extremely toxic gas at high levels which is extremely beneficial for healthcare at the right doses.

February 20, 2015 | Chemistry


The Building Blocks of Life

Searching for the essence of life on Earth, understanding climate change and investigating the spread of diseases – these are a few examples of the fundamental research that academics at St Andrews will be tackling with new equipment won under …

December 1, 2014 | Earth and Environmental Sciences