|Complete redesign of the entire site (2400 pages) to better accommodate all screen sizes including importantly mobile phones|
|Free Android app released to complement the existing iOS app|
|Enlarged A level section with atomic orbitals, organic mechanisms including radical reactions, crystal structures and polymer examples, an introduction to proton NMR and shapes of molecules with augmented reality displays and finally explore your own molecules in the Molecular Playground.|
|Fluorination of Medicinal Compounds section added|
|Lithium batteries section added showing structures and animations of lithium ion movement|
|Free iOS app released containing a selection of Organic Chemistry and Structure and Bonding|
|Literature References for Organic Reactions added to >370 pages to provide direct access to background literature|
|Gold nanoparticles section showing PVP Encapsulation, nanoparticle morphologies and Thiolate-protected GNPs|
|Optimised transition state structures for 3D printing now available for download for selected Organic reactions|
|Animated Molecular Orbitals added to selected pages covering Introductory Organic reactions, Pericyclic reactions, and the Heck Catalytic Cycle. Learn how to control these animations of intrinsic bond orbitals (IBOs)|
|Nick Greeves was awarded the RSC Nyholm Prize for Education for the creation and development of ChemTube3D, an internationally renowned, open education resource widely used in teaching chemistry at school and university|
|Metal Organic Frameworks section showing pores, channels and pore flexibility added|
|Year 3 projects on tandem pericyclic reactions, animated Protein Folding, colour and synthesis of azo dyes and Metal Organic Frameworks (MOF) added|
|Entire site recoded to work without Java and so works on tablets and smart phones as well as computers.|
|Inorganic Chemistry expanded dramatically with sections to support the publication of Inorganic Chemistry 6th Edition by Weller et al (OUP) and the Gallery of Rotatable Structures|
|New Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion pages and enhanced atomic orbital pages added to support the publication of Chemistry^3 2nd edition by Burrows et al (OUP)|
|Two large sections dedicated to understanding the Diels-Alder reaction including the regioselectivity, stereospecificity, endo stereoselectivity and Woodward-Hoffmann rules and mechanisms for the synthesis and reactions of aromatic heterocycles. Section covering the Anomeric Effect added|
|New banners for Tutorial and Self Assessment exercises for learning designs for mechanisms|
|Molecular Playground added following requests at Open Days where parents and students wanted to explore molecules of their own|
|Release of a large number of stereo- and enantioselective organic reactive mechanisms including allylic strain, Felkin-Anh and chelated transition states, Wittig reaction, Ru catalysis, chiral auxiliaries, enantioselective reagents, metal catalysts and organocatalysts and sections on Electrophilic alkenes, Organosulfur chemistry, Oxidations, and Radical reactions.|
|New learning designs added as part of the iChem3D project funded by JISC. The new learning sequences are designed to guide users through the organic reactions step-by-step and the new self-assessment activities are designed to test the material covered. The pages with these additional features are in the 'Organic Reactions' section and are shown in italics/underlined
Organopalladium catalytic cycles for Carbonylative Kosugi-Migita-Stille Coupling Reaction, Carbonylation Of A Vinyl Bromide, Palladium-catalysed nucleophilic allylic substitution and The Suzuki Reaction added
A Level Chemistry section added. This section is based on the AQA specifications and covers information on atomic orbitals and AS/A Level organic mechanisms
|Organopalladium catalytic cycles for Heck reaction and Stille coupling added|
|Major new section on aromatic heterocyclic chemistry - pyridine, pyridine N-oxide, pyridone, pyrrole|
|Press release: 64,000 visitors from 158 countries in first year of operation|
|Major new sections on Rearrangements, Fragmentations, Carbenes, Baldwin's Rules, Alkene synthesis and reactions involving Silicon and Boron.
Charges and lone pairs are now included in the animated sequences.
|Discussion forum opened and new logo designed by Lyndsey Vernon.|
|Lecturers/Instructor's guide added|
|Pericyclic reactions added based on Richard Windsor's project-1,3-dipolar cycloadditions, sigmatropic rearrangements, electrocyclic reactions|
|Stereospecific E2 eliminations in acyclic and cyclic molecules added|
|Molecular photo booth feature in resizable window view - works with IE|
|UV spectroscopy and MOs added|
|Atomic and bonding molecular orbitals for small molecules added|
|Dipoles and electrostatic surfaces with HOMO and LUMO added|
|Molecular vibrations - infra-red spectroscopy added|
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