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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 –  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

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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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