20 August 2019

Children’s University Graduation at UEA 2019

The Norfolk Children’s University is a brilliant initiative that involves lots of Children around the County. Mad Science Norfolk performed ‘Here comes the Sun’ show at the graduation celebration sponsored by Briar Chemicals. The Children’s University provides all children aged 5-14 years with the opportunity to take part in exciting and creative learning activities outside […]

9 May 2019

Briar sponsor headline performance at Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2019

Briar continues its many years of support for the Norfolk & Norwich Festival, this year sponsoring a headline performance ‘A Simple Space’ in The Adnams Spiegeltent. Every May, the arts festival transforms the city and over 75,000 visitors attend a wide range of events and performance. People across the region participate it free outdoor events, […]

29 April 2019

Briar Chemicals at ChemUK 2019

Our Commercial and Procurement team will be attending ChemUK, a brand new UK Chemical Industry Supply Chain Expo & Open Conference on the 1st and 2nd May 2019. The event will be hosted at the Yorkshire Event Centre (YEC) in Harrogate, with a diverse showcase of 170+ specialist exhibitors and an impressive 2-day speaker programme. […]

26 April 2019

CIA International Year of the Periodic Table Schools Competition #IYPT2019

The Chemical Industries Association (CIA) future forum has launched a competition for schools to celebrate the International Year of the Periodic  Table. The discovery of the Periodic Table 150 years ago by Dmitri Mendeleev is one of the most significant scientific achievements to date and one which should be celebrated. As 2019 has been named […]

28 February 2019

Briar at 20th China International Agrochemical & Crop Protection Exhibition

Briar Chemicals will be attending CAC 2019 in Shanghai, China 5-7th March 2019. For the first time ever Briar will be attending China International Agrochemical & Crop Protection Exhibiton: “The world’s largest one-stop platform for agrochemical trade, exchange and cooperation.” The exhibition boasts 1300+ agrochemical suppliers exhibiting from over 30 countries and  33000+ industry professionals […]

6 February 2019

Preparing students for the future at UTCN CV & Interview Skills Day

Briar Chemicals boost students CV and Interview skills at University Technical College Norfolk (UTCN) event. Last week, University Technical College Norfolk (UTCN) held their annual CV and Interview Skills day for their Year 13 cohort. UTCN provide education for students who have interest in engineering, science, maths and computing and specialise in advanced engineering and […]

20 December 2018

Insight into Industry 2018

Briar Chemicals has hosted several successful Insight into Industry visits this year for students in the local Norfolk Community. Last month, a team of Briar’s chemists and chemical engineers welcomed pupils currently studying chemistry and other sciences at University Technical College Norfolk (UTCN). In 2018, students of various ages have visited the Briar Chemicals site from the University of […]

23 November 2018

Young Scientists flourish at RSC Science Investigation Day

For over 15 years, the Science Investigation Day run by the Royal Society of Chemistry has been hosted at Briar Chemicals. The aim of the day is to challenge teams of young scientists from schools throughout the region with experiments and tasks they have never seen before. Each participating school had a team of 4 […]

9 November 2018

UEA students discover industrial scale Chemistry

On Wednesday 24th October 2018 a group of Chemistry and Biochemistry students from the University of East Anglia were welcomed for an afternoon at our Norwich site. 8 Students from UEA in second year of studying Chemistry and Biochemistry spent the afternoon taking a tour of the  site, first looking at our technical laboratories and […]

26 October 2018

Chemistry Day Spectacular at Norwich Science Festival 2018

Briar Chemicals are proud to have sponsored a brilliant and spectacular Chemistry Day at Norwich Science Festival. The 3rd Norwich Science Festival kicked off on Friday 19th October with a speech from one of this year’s patrons, evolutionary biologist and broadcaster, Dr Ben Garrod. The Forum’s atrium in Norwich City centre was transformed into “The […]