News and Events

2018 – Drug Discovery: Drug Discovery for Small & Large Molecules, 9th and 10th October 2018, ExCel London
In the fame of the 2018 Drug Discovery meeting, ROAR will be present at the worksop "Closing the loop in the Lab using Artificial Intelligence". The workshop, which will include talks from both academia and industry, will take place on October 9th, 14:00 - 17:30pm.

For more information about the meeting, visit the website.


JMP workshop, 19th and 20th September 2018
ROAR will be hosting a workshop, held by experts from JMP, for the use of JMP Pro, a predictive analytics software for scientists and engineers. The software includes Design of Experiments and many other capabilities to help explore data.

If you wish to have more information about the use of JMP Pro and it's capabilities, contact us.


24th July 2018
MSRH building in White City Campus has been handed over to Imperial College and ROAR is among the first ones to occupy.
Follow us on Twitter to keep up with the installation and development of ROAR at MSRH and stay updated with the latest news!


Dial-a-Molecule Annual Meeting, 9th to 10th July 2018
ROAR will be co-hosting the 2018 Dial-a-Molecule Annual Meeting at the I-Hub building in the new White City Campus.  Sign up for the meeting and get an opportunity to tour the new ROAR facility.

The agenda will include sessions specifically related to ROAR as well as sessions on each of the 3 main Dial-a-Molecule themes – Data-Driven Chemistry, Enabling Technologies and Synthesis College. An evening poster session, with wine reception, an exhibition and ample networking opportunities will complete the programme.

Confirmed speakers include Prof. Jeff Bode (ETH Zurich), Prof. Chris Braddock (Imperial College), Dr Gill Turner (GSK), Dr Steve Djuric (Abbvie), Dr. Charlotte Willans (University of Leeds), Dr. Henry Dubina (Mettler-Toledo), Prof. Donna Blackmond (Scripps), Dr. Rachel Grainger (Astex), Prof. Mimi Hii (Imperial), Prof. John Blacker (University of Leeds), Prof. Jeremy Frey (University of Southampton), Dr Jordi Bures (University of Manchester), Dr Liam Ball (University of Nottingham), Dr James Donald (University of York).

The meeting is free-to-attend, including coffees, teas, lunches and wine reception. Overnight accommodation is NOT included, however a number of rooms are available for booking by delegates at this link. ECR travel bursaries are available – please apply to Dialamol@soton.ac.uk.


26th February 2018
ROAR is currently hiring for a Research Technician.


24th January 2018
The Dial-a-Molecule Institute has been featured in Chemistry World.
A brave new world of robot chemists and 'synthesiser farms' awaits