JMT Medal 2021 Call Open

The UK Catalysis Hub has launched the call for the JMT Medal 2021. The JMT Medal is awarded to a person of outstanding achievement in catalysis or a closely related field every year. In addition, the winner of the medal will also be invited to deliver a lecture on catalysts…

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CLF PhD Studentship

There is an opportunity for a PhD position through the Central Laser Facility (CLF) on the Harwell Campus and the UK Catalysis Hub. For the PhD studentship, half the funding will generously be provided by the facilities. THE applicant must have confirmation of the other half of the funding. The…

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STFC Central Laser Facility Octopus and Ultra Facilities: Call for access 2022-1

Applications are now invited for funded access (facility overheads, UK travel and accommodation)to the Octopus and Ultra facilities of the Central Laser Facility (CLF) in the Research Complex at Harwell, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. Access to be scheduled January 2022 to June 2022 subject to the progress of our COVID recovery programme. The deadline for applications is 17:00 GMT (PROMPT) on Tuesday 27th July 2021 Please carefully read all of the…

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PDRA position available in the Durham Catalysis Group

An exciting new EPSRC-funded PDRA position is available in the Durham Catalysis Group with Simon Beaumont on new approaches to the dynamic operation of heterogeneous catalysts:  Deadline 3rd August 2021. The work will be supervised by Dr Simon Beaumont. Informal enquiries to Simon.Beaumont@durham.ac.uk welcome. For more information and to apply visit: https://durham.taleo.net/careersection/du_ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000642&tz=GMT%2B01%3A00&tzname=Europe%2FLondon

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Catalysis and Biocatalysis Case Studies

Introduction Catalysis research has had a major positive impact on the UK economy. Evidence for this is provided by the over 60 impact case referencing catalysis or biocatalysis studies submitted to the 2014 REF exercise. Case studies involving catalysis and biocatalysis span Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, Agriculture, Pharmaceuticals, Built Environment, materials…

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Senior Scientist, Green Hydrogen, BP

Would you like to join a team of diverse and forward-thinking scientists who sit firmly at the heart of innovation and technology – advancing bps agenda towards a net zero world. We are delighted to offer this phenomenal opportunity for Senior Scientist to join us in actively developing and commercialising innovative…

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Three PhD studentships are available with University of Liverpool

Three PhD studentships are available in the Rosseinsky Group, University of Liverpool, as part of a Prosperity Partnership grant between the Universities of Liverpool and Oxford, and Unilever, investigating new catalysts for sustainable consumer products. For more information and to apply visit: Metal-organic framework derived multi-metallic catalysts and catalytic functionalisation…

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Blueprint for the Catalysis Data Infrastructure

The development of a prototype for the UKCH catalysis data infrastructure (CDI) presents a dashboard listing of publications, datasets, and authors data. The data is presented as indicators that demonstrate the impact of the UKCH, providing insight into the number and types of publications, author statistics, institutional collaborations, and research…

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Reflections on an Asymmetric Career Path

This talk will provide short vignettes across my career, which began in academic heterogeneous catalysis research, moved though pharmaceutical process R&D, and back into academia, exploring homogeneous catalysis in the origin of biological homochirality. Research across chemistry and chemical engineering positions in three different countries led me from autocatalysis (automotive)…

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