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New £10million EPSRC grant investigating light-driven energy-conversion

Ludwig Hüttenhofer ‘GaP disks on a photoelectrode for enhanced water splitting

UK Catalysis Hub researchers including; Prof. Richard Catlow, Prof. Graham Hutchings, Prof. Christopher Hardacre and Prof. Andrew Beale are collaborating with Prof. Anatoly Zayats from King’s College London to investigate steering of chemical processes with plasmonic nanostructures. This multidisciplinary research programme combines the expertise of King’s and Imperial College London and UK Catalysis…

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BTM Willis Prize 2022 – Dr Alexander O’Malley 

Dr Alexander O’Malley has received this year’s BTM Willis Prize for outstanding neutron scattering science, for his novel and influential applications of neutron spectroscopy in catalytic science. The BTM Willis prize is named in honour of Prof. Terry Willis – founder of the UK Neutron Scattering Group, and the well-known…

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UK Catalysis Hub Summer Conference 2022

When: 20 – 21 June 2022Where: Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus, Fermi Avenue, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QX On the 20th and 21st of June 2022 the UK Catalysis Hub will host its annual summer conference and networking meeting. The Conference will take place at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus,…

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UK Catalysis Hub May Town Hall Meeting

When: 4 May 2022, 10:30 – 16:30 BSTWhere: The Cosener’s House, Abingdon & Online The UK Catalysis Hub Town meeting will be held on 4th May to discuss a potential evolution and future of the UK catalysis Hub. Registration for the Town meeting is free and includes lunch for those…

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New newsletter out now!

Our new newsletter is out now with articles on our new members and current research, the new UK Catalysis Hub projects and publications.  Visit to read and download.

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PhD position in Novel polymers from renewable feedstocks: synthesis, catalysis, and applications with University of Bath and UK Catalysis Hub

Applications are invited for a 3.5 year PhD studentship across the Davidson and Buchard groups in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Bath, UK. In this project you will develop innovative synthetic and catalytic methodologies to produce novel monomers and polymers for sustainable materials, and investigate their applications,…

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XAS BAG 2022 Call open

The next allocation for the  B18 Core EXAFS BAG will be as part of the AP31 cycle and will take place on the 6-8th April. There will a second call in AP31 after the shutdown, probably in July. Although the date has yet to be confirmed, we would like to invite you…

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