Shaw’s legacy

First posted on FB 08/06/2019 I’ve been musing while checking my proofs, on BD Shaw’s legacy. Demonstration lecturing is in the ascendancy, and accessible to all of us at events and science festivals around the country. Nottingham continues its tradition, with YouTube legend Sir Martyn Poliakoff demonstrating at its Wonder Festival next Saturday, June 15th.Continue reading “Shaw’s legacy”

The Nottingham Periodic Table

First posted on FB 08/03/2019 2019 is the International Year of the Periodic Table – 150 years since the publication of Mendeleev’s Periodic Table. The School of Chemistry is inviting suggestions for a Nottingham Periodic Table, where the usual element symbols stand for something or someone related to Nottingham. I have suggested S for ShawContinue reading “The Nottingham Periodic Table”