Fully funded PhD studentships – HeatToPower: A new generation of sustainable thermoelectric materials and devices

The EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Chemistry: Atoms-2-Products is offering 48-month PhD studentships associated with materials synthesis and characterisation in its thematic area ā€œHeatToPower: A new generation of sustainable thermoelectric materials and devicesā€.Thermoelectric materials are capable of converting wasted heat into useful electrical energy andā€¦

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Photocatalytic Foams for Organic Micropollutant DegradationĀ 

When: 29 March 2022, 15:00 GMT The presence of micropollutants – pharmaceuticals, pesticides, phthalates and hormones – in water is a major global health and environmental challenge. Conventional wastewater processes are not capable of effectively removing these compounds, often found at very low concentrations, Āµg L-1 or even ng L-1, leadingā€¦

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Why Robust Metal Oxide Catalysts hold the Key to Sustainable Future

When: 25 February, 15:00 GMT Increasing demand for materials and energy, coupled with more stringent curbs on greenhouse gas emissions and pollutants necessitates the urgent need for development of new improved and efficient chemical technologies for sustainable manufacturing of chemicals. In this context Catalysis is the most important technology toā€¦

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2 PhD positions University of Birmingham

We are looking for 2 highly motivated PhD candidates willing to work at the University of Birmingham in the interception of material science, chemistry, fundamental and applied electrochemistry. Ideally, the candidate should have a 2.1 of higher degree in chemistry, or a related discipline.  This project will investigate the (photo)electrochemicalā€¦

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Past Webinar: Patents for Chemists: Protecting your invention

When: 15 June 2021, 15:00 ā€“ 16:00 GMTWhere: Virtual Following on from their 2020 ā€œIntroduction to Patentsā€ webinar, Abel + Imray will be hosting a ā€œPatents for Chemistsā€ webinar with details of some further key considerations to keep in mind when you want to protect your ideas. Obtaining adequate protectionā€¦

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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 catalystā€¦

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Past Webinar: An Introduction to Patents: What, when and how?

When: 23 November 2020, 3 ā€“ 4pmWhere: Virtual Abel + Imray will be hosting an ā€œIntroduction to Patentsā€ 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 fromā€¦

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