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New call for UK Catalysis Hub projects 2021 open (SEPT 2021)

The Call will close on the 20 December 2021 at 12.00.  Please send a 2 page (A4, Arial 11 point, margins 2.0 cm) proposal for these projects to The Project Manager, Josie Goodall josie.goodall@rc-harwell.ac.uk before 12.00 on the closing date .  Please use the Subject line: ‘Application for New Call 2021’.  It is strongly advised…

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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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Charlotte Williams elected a Fellow of the Royal Society

Congratulations to Prof. Charlotte Williams (Oxford) for being elected a Fellow of the Royal Society this year for her contributions to sustainable polymer chemistry and catalysis.  “I am delighted and honoured to be elected to the Royal Society. All my research is conducted within teams and I sincerely thank and…

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Article published to celebrate Prof. Graham Hutchings 70th Birthday!

An article has been published in ACS Catalysis to commemorate the 70th birthday of Prof. Graham Hutchings and his diverse and distinguished career in catalysis, working in industry and academia. The article outlines his career and highlights some of the contributions he has made to the field of catalysis. Graham Hutchings has made…

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Walter Leitner has been nominated for the European Inventor Award 2021

Our External Advisory Board Member (EAB) Walter Leitner has been nominated for the European Inventor Award 2021 – https://www.epo.org/news-events/events/european-inventor/finalists/2021/gurtler.html.  There is a “popular vote” as part of the competition. You can take part and vote for Walter so our community can emphasise the importance of catalysis to the public. Vote now at https://www.epo.org/news-events/events/european-inventor/popular-prize.html

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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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