Intense Radiation Sources in Materials Chemistry and Physics

When: 19 November 2021, 10:00 – 18:00 GMTWhere: Institute of Physics, 37 Caledonian Road, London, N1 9BU and online This meeting, in honour of Neville Greaves, highlights the latest developments in synchrotron,  neutron and FEL instruments. This one-day meeting has been arranged in parallel with a special issue of the Journal of Physics, Condensed…

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Metal-organic framework templates and hosts of nanocatalysts

When: 25 October 2021, 15:00 GMT Metal-organic framework templates and hosts of nanocatalysts: geometry, surface chemistry and performance webinar with Dr Petra Ágota Szilágyi (Queen Mary University of London). Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are a unique class of materials in terms of the tuneability of their pore geometry, chemistry, and flexibility,…

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Gender Diversity and Inclusion in Academia

Diversity and inclusion, with respect to gender, nationality, culture, sexuality, etc… is unfortunately still missing in most places, and universities are definitely not a front runner. Research has shown that increased diversity in the working place, adding diversity in methods, approaches, etc… leads to increased performance and output overall. Whereas…

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Past Webinar: Patents for Chemists: Protecting your invention

When: 15 June 2021, 15:00 – 16:00 GMTWhere: Virtual Following on from their 2020 “Introduction to Patents” webinar, Abel + Imray will be hosting a “Patents for Chemists” webinar with details of some further key considerations to keep in mind when you want to protect your ideas. Obtaining adequate protection…

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Past Webinar: Cascading Towards New Biocatalytic Methodology

When: Tuesday 18th May, 15:00 GMT Catalytically reversible reactions, including alkene metathesis and transfer hydrogenation, have had an enormous impact on the development of synthetic strategies for the synthesis of bioactive compounds and important materials. However, the vast majority of chemically catalysed processes are non-reversible. In contrast, many enzyme-catalysed processes…

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Past Webinar: PhD Students Webinar on catalysis

When: 26 April 2021, 15:00 GMT A joint webinar from 3 PhD students on catalysis. Alex Hawkins (Glasgow), Gareth Davies (Sheffield) and Gregory Sulley (Oxford) will talk about their PhD projects. Gareth Davies (Sheffield) – Operando studies of aerosol-assisted sol-gel (AASG) catalyst synthesis via combined optical trapping and Raman spectroscopy Aerosol-assisted heterogeneous catalyst…

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