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Queen’s Birthday Honours – Congratulations to Sir Richard Catlow

The UK Catalysis Hub and Research Complex at Harwell would like to Congratulate Richard Catlow on being awarded a Knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020. Sir Charles Richard Arthur Catlow FRS FRSC FInstP is a British chemist and professor with a joint appointment at University College London and Cardiff University. He is also the…

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Congratulations to Prof. Charlotte Williams on receiving OBE

The UK Catalysis Hub congratulates Prof. Charlotte Williams on being awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020 for outstanding services in Chemistry. She is recognised internationally for her work on the development of sustainable polymers, including plastics which are biodegradable, recyclable and sourced from waste plants. Charlotte received the…

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Insight into the effects of confined hydrocarbon species on the lifetime of methanol conversion catalysts published in Nature Materials

A new article has been published in Nature Materials with members of UCL and the UK Catalysis Hub. Authors included: I. Lezcano-Gonzalez, E. Campbell, A. E. J. Hoffman, M. Bocus, I. V. Sazanovich, M. Towrie, M. Agote-Aran, E. K. Gibson, A. Greenaway, K. De Wispelaere, V. Van Speybroeck and A. M. Beale. So as we contemplate a new way of working remotely…

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Synchrotron Radiation Techniques in Catalytic Science themed issue

A number of UK Catalysis Hub members have been involved in the editing and are authors of articles in the themed collection of articles Synchrotron Radiation Techniques in Catalytic Science in PCCP. Techniques employing Synchrotron Radiation (SR) have had a transformative effect on catalytic science. The unique properties of SR have…

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Diamond Light Source PhD Studentships

There will be up to two opportunities for PhD positions through the Central Facilities on the Harwell Campus and the UK Catalysis Hub. In each case half the funding will generously be provided by the facilities. Diamond Light Source – up to two studentships The allocation of these awards will be…

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New call for UK Catalysis Hub projects deadline extended

Due to the Current situation and research climate the UK Catalysis Hub has made the decision to extend the deadline for Proposals from May 8th to August 15th. This is to allow fruitful discussions between industry and academics and to allow academics to adjust to the additional complexities of moving to remote teaching and assessment. We will continue to…

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New newsletter out now!

We have a new newsletter highlighting the work done by the Catalysis Hub members over the past year, there has been a lot going on since the launch of Phase II. Highlights include: START project visit to South Africa report Facilities and equipment description New publications Call for projects Click…

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JMT Medal 2020 Call Open

UK Catalysis Hub JMT catalysis medal Call Open The UK Catalysis Hub has launched the call for the JMT Medal 2020. The medal honours the achievements of Sir John Meurig Thomas, a distinguished professor in the field of catalysis. The JMT Medal is awarded to a person of outstanding achievement…

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