Teesside University SIPS Fund - Cleveland Scientific Institution

Teesside University SIPS Fund

Back to News


CSI funding, matched by the Government, has enable eight Teesside University students to undertake invaluable laboratory experience investigating parameters for the extraction of illicit drugs from wastewater under the supervision of Dr Gillian Taylor and Northumbria Water. Solid phase extraction techniques have been optimised towards cocaine and cocaine metabolites from wastewater and then detection using Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry. Students have gained knowledge of changing chemical parameters to increase SPE efficiency, investigated factors towards optimum chromatographic conditions and more importantly gained confidence in laboratory skills which are essential for future employment.

96th AGM Results

We are pleased to welcome Sarah Kellerman as our 2017/8 President, shown here receiving the Preside...

Lifelong Learning

The Institute is active in supporting a number of schools initiatives, and the following reports de...

President`s Award 2016

The President`s Award (also known as the James Winship Jackson Award) for 2016 was presented to Hop...