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Meet Chemistry's Crystallographer: Sean Parkin

Sean Parkin uses x-ray technology to determine the molecular structure of crystals for the UK Chemistry Department. UK's Crystallography lab has some of the best equipment in North America.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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Chemistry for Everyone: Pauline Stratman

Pauline Stratman is vice president of the Chemistry department's Graduate Student Association. One of the tasks associated with her position, and a personal passion for her, is doing outreach to the Lexington community. A special time for the Chemistry department to educate the community is during National Chemistry Week. This year it ran from October 16-22, and wrapped up at UK with their annual Chemistry Demonstration show, which is free and open to the public. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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UK Professors Lighting the Way

Solar energy has been around for a while now, but John Anthony, Michel Jabbour and Chi-Sing Man are part of a team that was recently awarded a National Science Foundation grant to develop new ways to catch and convert light to electricity. Anthony, a professor in the Department of Chemistry, describes the project, and his collaboration with mathematicians Jabbour and Man. 

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New Major in Environmental and Sustainable Studies: David Atwood

Professor David Atwood discusses the process of developing a new program: Environmental and Sustainable Studies. Atwood talks about the definition of 'sustainable,' the UK Common Reading Experience: No Impact Man by Colin Beavan, and the wide variety of disciplines that will contribute to the program of study.

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Meet Susan Odom: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Susan Odom is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry. Odom, an organic and materials chemist, studies lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries to try to make them safer and increase their longevity. In her lab at UK, she synthesizes organic molecules and polymers and incorporates them into Li-ion batteries to see if they improve the batteries' performance.

This podcast was produced by Christina Buckner.

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Meet Doo Young Kim: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Doo Young Kim is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry. Young’s area of focus is carbon materials and energy related research, such as fuel cells, supercapacitors and batteries. In addition to this research, he also has an interest in neuroscience and electrochemistry.

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Chemistry Pilot Students Make The Grades

Common University science requirement to receive recitation in hopes of helping students

Chemistry Professor Sees Red, Catches Nonacene Error

Professor John Anthony was just having "fun," when he and UK graduate student discover entire new area of organic materials research.

Researcher Receives $1.5 Million Grant from NASA, Named ACS Fellow

Professor Burt Davis to be principal investigator of three-year proposal.

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