The Applied Catalysis Group (ACG) & UK Catalysis Hub Meeting

When: 17 September 2020, 2 – 4pmWhere: Virtual A joint virtual meeting between the Applied Catalysis Group (ACG) and UK Catalysis Hub. Speakers include: Dr. Christopher Mitchell (SABIC) – Laboratory scale testing of formed catalyst particles For many heterogeneously catalysed processes, the final commercial application requires the use of formed…

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Heterogeneous Catalysis: The Future of Organic Synthesis?

When: 1 October, 15:00 Prof. Dr. Matthias Beller (LIKAT Rostock) will give a seminar on recent advancements in catalysis. Prof. Dr. Matthias Beller (LIKAT Rostock) will give a 40 minute seminar followed by questions and discussion. Matthias Beller studied chemistry at the University of Göttingen, where he completed his PhD…

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Microbial cell factories – engineering biology for chemicals production

When: 27 October, 15:00 Prof. Nigel Scrutton (Manchester) will talk about biocatalyst engineering and engineering of microbial cell factories for chemicals production. Biocatalyst engineering and the engineering of microbial cell factories for chemicals production has promised to deliver new routes to chemicals production. Major hurdles to scaled production of chemicals…

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An Introduction to Patents: What, when and how?

When: 23 November 2020, 3 – 4pmWhere: Virtual Abel + Imray will be hosting an “Introduction to Patents” webinar aimed at explaining what a patent is, why patents are relevant to you, as a chemist, and how you go about patenting an invention.  Obtaining adequate protection for your ideas from…

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SWIFT: proposal for a new, fast-scanning XAS beamline for operando studies on Diamond-II – Webinar

When: 17th of September and 4th of NovemberWhere: Virtual Following consultation with the User community in 2018, Diamond Light Source (Diamond) are proposing to build a new Flagship beamline dedicated to X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy as part of the Diamond-II upgrade program.  The new beamline, called SWIFT (Spectroscopy WithIn Fast Timescales), will be a high flux beamline…

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