Winchester Science Centre 

Our year-2 cohort recently brought their Argon app to the Winchester Science Centre, introducing ideas of theoretical chemistry and modelling to a young audience of 5-12 year-olds.

Posted by Martin Galpin Monday, March 06, 2017 12:20:00 PM

Innovation and Development Award 

Congratulations to TMCS Cohort-1, who won the 2016 prize for Innovation and Development at the University of Southampton's 'Bringing Research to Life Roadshow' Awards! The prize was awarded for creating ChemGolf, a computer game that illustrates the idea of a potential energy surface.


Thursday, December 01, 2016 12:19:00 PM

The TMCS Prize 

Congratulations to Robert Shaw, who has been awarded this year's TMCS Prize for his outstanding performance in the assessed year-1 TMCS training programme! Robert now continues to Sheffield, to pursue his PhD with Dr Grant Hill.

Thursday, October 06, 2016 10:18:00 AM


Congratulations to all members of the second TMCS cohort who completed successfully the MSc in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry at the end of their year-1 training, and to the seven students who achieved distinctions in the MSc: Silvia Amabilino, Jake Bowerbank, Joe Lawrence, Robert Shaw, Weng-Hong Sio, Stash Welsh and Xinglong Zhang.


Posted by Martin Galpin Friday, September 23, 2016 1:48:00 PM

UKTC2016 Poster Prizes 

UKTC2016 students presented their research at an evening poster session, with poster prizes kindly provided by the journal Molecular Physics. The Molecular Physics Poster Prize winners were Victoria Oakes (KCL) and Matthew Ryley (Nottingham), pictured together with (L-R) Profs Fred Manby, George Jackson and David Logan.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016 10:45:00 AM


The two-week National Training School in Theoretical Chemistry, sponsored by EPSRC and supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry, took place in September 2016. The School provides a broad-based introduction to key concepts and techniques which underpin research in theoretical and computational chemistry.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 10:01:00 AM

Picnic and sports day 

Our students joined those of the Oxford DTC for a picnic and sports day. Much fun was had by all!


Posted by Martin Galpin Friday, June 24, 2016 3:16:00 PM

Cheltenham Science Festival 

Our year-2 cohort took their new ChemGolf game to the Cheltenham Science Festival, as part of the Southampton 'Bringing research to life' roadshow.

Posted by Martin Galpin Friday, June 24, 2016 2:50:00 PM

Poster prize 

Congratulations to year-2 student Domagoj Fijan, who received a prize for his poster at the RSC Theoretical Chemistry Group Conference in Nottingham.

Posted by Martin Galpin Friday, June 24, 2016 2:45:00 PM

Team working course 

Our year-2 cohort joined students at Warwick University for a three-day Team Working in a Research Environment course. The course, organised by Alison Rodger (Warwick) and Syma Khalid (Southampton), covered aspects of teamwork, scientific communication for a broad audience and identifying personal strengths and weaknesses. Our students were joined by the MAS CDT students from Warwick, and the diversity of scientific backgrounds added to the richness of the experience and was appreciated by all.

There was a friendly, collegiate atmosphere throughout as the students embarked on a range of practical and theoretical activities including building a wooden ‘matrix’ (which they achieved in a record time), working together to market a product for children of various age groups.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12:11:00 PM
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