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Research Fellow in Computational Chemistry with University of Southampton

You will join our team to work on a newly funded EPSRC project – Nitridic and Carbidic Interstitial Pd Nanoparticles for Directed Catalysis. This is an interdisciplinary partnership between researchers at the University of Southampton (Dr Peter Wells, Dr Marina Carravetta, and Prof. Chris-Kriton Skylaris), Queen’s University Belfast (Prof. Alexandre Goguet),…

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New UK Catalysis Hub Research Associate position to develop new P-ligands for rhodium-catalysed hydroformylation and study how the catalyst functions in situ by flow NMR and XRS, and applying computational chemistry methods with University of Bristol

The project will involve a wide range of synthetic, computational and instrumentation techniques in collaboration with an interdisciplinary project team comprised of: Paul Pringle and Natalie Fey (Bristol), Ulrich Hintermair (Bath), Hans deVries (LIKAT), Robert Franke (Evonik), Stuart Bartlett and Anna Kroner (Diamond). Research in the Pringle group is centred on…

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New UK Catalysis Hub Research Associate position in Hydrogen Technologies with Manchester Metropolitan University

The successful candidate will work on hydrogen technologies within the £4m Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre (MFCIC), part of the Advanced Materials and Surface Engineering (AMSE) Research Centre. The centre is home to electrochemists, materials scientists and engineers who use state-of-the-art electrochemical techniques to investigate materials and diagnostic tools for…

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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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New UK Catalysis Hub Research Associate position in Heterogeneous Catalysis

An 18-month Research Associate position in Heterogeneous Catalysis is available within the UK Catalysis Hub group at the University of Manchester at Harwell. The post will deliver novel multifunctional catalytic materials design to facilitate multistep catalytic processes in one-pot. For further information

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UK Catalysis Hub Call for proposals 2020

The UK Catalysis Hub opened its Call for Projects in March 2020 and received 61 Proposals with 97 years PDRA time requested supported by over ÂŁ850,000 funding from industry. The projects were of very high-quality science.  All the funded proposals were aligned with the Hub’s ethos, i.e. multi institution and multidisciplinary collaborative projects. This…

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2021 ex situ BAG call open

We would like to invite you to apply for beamtime as part of our Block allocation group (BAG) access to the Core XAFS beamline B18 at Diamond Light source. Because of COVID-19 restrictions no external users are allowed at DLS but we have been in conversation with our colleagues at B18 and…

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JMT 2020 Award Winner Announced!!

The UK Catalysis Hub have named Prof. Adrian Mulholland from the University of Bristol as person of outstanding achievement in catalysis for pioneering computational modelling of enzyme-catalysed reactions to reveal catalytic mechanisms and analyse the effects of protein dynamics at the UK Catalysis Hub Winter Conference on the 7th of December…

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