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Noted chemist to give two talks

April 27th, 2007

Publishing Chemistry: The Scientific Method, Process, Ethics, the Internet and the Future of Libraries
May 7, 3 p.m.
Golden Nanoparticles: Where Metals Become Molecules
Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Admission is free and open to the public.

Royce Murray, the Kenan professor of chemistry at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and editor of the journal Analytical Chemistry, has done research in the chemistry of new materials and electrochemistry used in nanotechnology, especially in sensors.

The annual distinguished lecturer for the UofL Chemistry Graduate Student Association, his May 7 talk is geared to laymen. It also is a “Life of the Mind” public lecture, part of the UofL College of Arts and Sciences’ centennial celebration. His talk May 8 is intended for a scientific audience.

Murray is a fellow of the American Institute of Chemists, Electrochemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science and American Academy of Arts and Sciences and member of the National Academy of Sciences. He has taught at UNC-Chapel Hill since 1960.

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