New £10million EPSRC grant investigating light-driven energy-conversion

Ludwig Hüttenhofer ‘GaP disks on a photoelectrode for enhanced water splitting

UK Catalysis Hub researchers including; Prof. Richard Catlow, Prof. Graham Hutchings, Prof. Christopher Hardacre and Prof. Andrew Beale are collaborating with Prof. Anatoly Zayats from King’s College London to investigate steering of chemical processes with plasmonic nanostructures. This multidisciplinary research programme combines the expertise of King’s and Imperial College London and UK Catalysis…

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UK Catalysis Hub Summer Conference 2022

When: 20 & 21 June 2022Where: Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus, Fermi Avenue, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QX On the 20th and 21st of June 2022  the UK Catalysis Hub held its annual summer conference and networking  meeting.  The Conference took place at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire. The event was a hybrid event with the…

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BTM Willis Prize 2022 – Dr Alexander O’Malley 

Dr Alexander O’Malley has received this year’s BTM Willis Prize for outstanding neutron scattering science, for his novel and influential applications of neutron spectroscopy in catalytic science. The BTM Willis prize is named in honour of Prof. Terry Willis – founder of the UK Neutron Scattering Group, and the well-known…

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Catalysis in Schools Outreach

Inspiring the next generation of catalytic chemists is an important activity for all researchers. In this exhibit we will show some recent activities that have been developed to give school pupils some hands-on insights into chemistry in general and catalysis in particular. We will also show how low-cost digital technology can…

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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 https://ukcatalysishub.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Newsletteron2021v2.pdf to read and download.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate University of Edinburgh

We are looking for a highly motivated post-doc to work on a project at the chemistry-biology interface looking to improve the sustainability of chemical synthesis. The project seeks to design new metalloenzymes using unnatural amino acids or synthetic cofactors and to apply these catalysts in selective chemical synthesis. Initially these metalloenzymes…

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PhD position in Novel polymers from renewable feedstocks: synthesis, catalysis, and applications with University of Bath and UK Catalysis Hub

Applications are invited for a 3.5 year PhD studentship across the Davidson and Buchard groups in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Bath, UK. In this project you will develop innovative synthetic and catalytic methodologies to produce novel monomers and polymers for sustainable materials, and investigate their applications,…

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Postdoctoral Research Associate/Fellow at University of Nottingham

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate/Fellow in Synthetic Organic Chemistry and Catalysis to work under the supervision of Dr Miriam O’Duill in the School of Chemistry, University of Nottingham for a period of 36 months. This post is funded by the EPSRC project ‘Alkyl(aryl)iodonium Reagents for Late-Stage Alkylation’ which investigates the…

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