News and Events
Upcoming Events From Partners
AI for Reaction Outcome and Synthetic Route Prediction
9th - 11th March 2020,
De Vere Tortworth Court, Nr. Bristol
The meeting will examine the state of the art and future opportunities in the use of Artificial Intelligence to predict the outcome of unknown chemical reactions, and consequently design optimum synthetic routes to desired molecules.
9th December 2019
ROAR is very proud to announce that our collaboration with Sixfold Bioscience has been funded! This new research project is funded by London Advanced Therapies as part of the "Collaborate and Innovate" scheme. You can read more about the collaboration in this article. Sixfold Bioscience is an SME, based in the Translation and Innovation Hub, which is developing some exciting new drug delivery systems.
13th November 2019
The team is expanding even further! ROAR and Sixfold Bioscience are recruiting for a Research Associate in Synthetic Organic Chemistry. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will develop high-throughput methods for the synthesis of novel organic molecules for attachment to Sixfold's proprietary drug delivery scaffold. For more information on the position and for application, please visit this website.
1st November 2019
The team is expanding! ROAR and the CDT React are seeking for a Programme Assistant to help with the administrative work of the CDT Programme Manager and ROAR Facility Manager.
For more information on the position and for application, please visit this website.
27th October 2019
ROAR and the CDT in Next Generation Synthesis and Reaction Technology featured in this month's issue and cover of Chemical & Engineering News in an article titles "Automationfor people: training a new generation of chemist in data-driven synthesis". Click here to read the article.
29th - 30th June 2019
ROAR participated to the Great Exhibition Road Festival with the stand "Making Molecules", where you could "synthesise" molecular structures with sweets and toothpicks, transform your name in a colorful rainbow through some paper chromatography, test your chemical knowledge with the "natural or synthetic?" quiz or watch the "magic" Briggs-Rauscher oscillating reaction. You can find here photos and video. And you can see and hear more about the festival here: showcase, sounds and podcast.
7th May 2019
The last ROAR newsletter is out and can be found here. Read about the new call for proposals, the visit of the Mayor of London, and the installation of the Vapourtec flow reactor system.
2nd April 2019
Mimi has been inteviewed by C&EN during the ACS spring meeting in Orlando. You can find here the interview where she explains the Dial-a-Molecule vision, the birth of ROAR and the long-term goals of chemical research.
9th February 2019
30th January 2019
ROAR had its official opening ceremony. The interested participants were brought for a tour of the facility, after which a series of talks explained not only what ROAR is, but also how it fits into the EPSRC, DaM and Imperial College vision of tomorrow's research.
With the official opening, ROAR made its first appearance in the Imperial College news.
17th December 2018
The first edition of the ROAR newsletter has been published! You can find the newsletter here. Join the mailing list to be the first to hear about upcoming training and technology showcase events, calls for access proposals, and updates as the equipment is readied for our first users in 2019.
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!
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